Farmstead Cheese Maker

Moon Hill Dairy
May 2, 2018
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Job Type
Posting Duration
30 days


Farmstead Cheesemaker

Moon Hill Dairy is a farmstead micro creamery located in Steamboat Springs, CO.   Our cows graze alpine grasses and we produce cheese, yogurt, and ice cream here on the farm.  The Head Cheese Maker's father is ill and needs to move to be closer to him.

The right applicant should be hard-working, eager to learn and must work well with  and manage others and independently.   This is a physical job – you must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly and spend all day on your feet working in warm, humid make room as well as be able to work in cool damp aging caves for long periods of time.  Strict attention to detail is a must! Minimum of five 8 to 9 hour days per week and our days start early and sometimes end late; sometimes we work more than five days in a week.

We currently have a 6 stall milk parlor and can expand to 12 stalls.  Our cows graze the rich alpine grasses of Colorado's high country  We currently have a SDI 2000 lb and Van Riet 105 gallon vat and are exploring replacing the 300 gallon Bulk Milk Tank with a SDI 3000-5000 lb Bulk Milk Tank/vat/Pasteurizer.  We currently have two aging rooms with expansion to grow the hard cheese cave.

Located in a real town that just happens to be in a resort, with skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, and snow tubing in the winter/spring and hiking trails, camping, rafting, tubing, and fly fishing the rest of the year.   Plenty to do in your time off!

Skills & Experience

Seeking a cheesemaker with years of experience to help continue our cheese's and bring with themselves some inspiration.

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation negotiable....  Seeking a good long term fit, to partner with in the operation.

How to Apply

Email [email protected]