Cheesemaker

Shelburne Farms
Published
January 8, 2018
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Posting Duration
60 days

Description

Come join the cheese team at Shelburne Farms! We are currently seeking a motivated, dependable, hardworking, quality focused cheesemaker to help produce our award-winning farmhouse cheddar cheese.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Cheese production throughout every step of the process, from the arrival of milk to final press
  • Responsible for overall cleaning, sanitation and food safety
  • Transporting the milk with our haul truck from the dairy to the cheese room
  • Cheese processing, including cutting, waxing, packaging, and labeling for retail sale
  • Assisting in performing order fulfillment and shipping, especially during the holiday season
  • Sales and marketing assistance at farmer’s markets, demos, food shows, and farm programs

Skills & Experience

  • Cheesemaking experience preferred but not required; any commercial food production or experience in a commercial kitchen is helpful
  • Knowledge and understanding of milk and cheese chemistry
  • Commitment to cleaning, sanitation and food safety
  • Significant physical strength and endurance, including the ability to lift 50-60 lbs. multiple times throughout the day
  • Team player that is flexible, hardworking, fun to work with and wants to learn more about the art and science of cheesemaking

Compensation & Benefits

Benefits: Salary, year-round position with health care, 401(k), and other benefits.
Term:  Year Round
Time:  Full Time

How to Apply

How To Apply: 

Please email or mail resume and cover letter to:

Megan Holt
Head Cheesemaker
Shelburne Farms
1611 Harbor Road
Shelburne, VT 05482

[email protected]