Samish Bay Cheese
October 10, 2017
Job Type
Posting Duration
90 days



The Cheesemaker will participate in the production of Cheese and other dairy products.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The following essential job functions are performed as a Cheesemaker:

  • The Cheesemaker will be proficient and productive in all aspects of our dairy product production including, but not limited to:
    • Cheese, yogurt, and kefir production
    • Turning and caring for aging cheese in the aging rooms
    • Packing, packaging, and preparing cheese for sale
    • Clean-up and sanitation requirements
    • Quality control
    • Attending scheduled meetings
  • The employee is expected to follow all safety procedures and standard operating procedures at all times relating to this position.
  • The employee must work well under pressure, meeting and completing deadlines.
  • The employee shall, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.
  •   Being at work on time and maintaining good attendance is a condition of employment and is an essential function of the job.
  •   Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Experience


  • Food Production Experience, preferably with cheese or other dairy products
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Minimum height of 5’6”
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal directions
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Must have good attention to detail
  • Must be able to bend, lift up to 50 lbs easily, reach, stoop, and walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Must have clean and neat appearance
  • Must have good sense of cleanliness and sanitation
  • Must be respectful and maintain professional conduct
  • Must have good work ethic and attendance, be reliable and trustworthy
  • Have a Food Handling Permit

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation: $15/hour or more, depending on experience

How to Apply

To Apply: Email a résumé and cover lettter to [email protected] and we will send you an application.