|Organization||Sweet Rowen Farmstead|
538 Lafont Rd
West Glover, Vermont 05875
Head Cheese Maker/Creamery Manager
Sweet Rowen Farmstead’s mission is to maintain a working landscape that provides families with fresh food, supports the local economy, and upholds the ecological integrity of the environment. We are a grass-based, family-owned and operated dairy farm located in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. We milk a small herd of Vermont Heritage Lineback cattle.
We are currently seeking a self-motivated, reliable, hard-working, and detail-oriented cheesemaker to direct the production and quality of our award-winning line of cheeses, and to collaborate in the expansion process of our creamery.
Job Responsibilities include:
Manage production in the creamery.
Dependability, attention to detail, and a strong background in safety and sanitation are essential.
Position requires significant physical strength and endurance; candidate must be able to bend and lift 60lbs multiple times over the course of the work day.
Tuesday: 5:00am – 3:00pm
Wednesday: Ensure cheese is flipped and cared for by other employees– not required to come in
Thursday: 6:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 5:30am – 3:00pm
Saturday: Ensure cheese is flipped and cared for by other employees– not required to come in
Sunday: Ensure cheese is flipped and cared for by other employees– not required to come in
Note: more hours can be had on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday if needed
We are looking for an experienced and driven cheesemaker but are willing to train the right person. More than anything we are looking for someone committed to this place and the long term goals of our farm and the local agricultural community. Candidate must be a good communicator, extremely organized, and committed to produce high quality cheese on a small Vermont dairy farm.
Intentions & Responsibilities
Set good intentions regarding community space, outside space, and be able to share work space in a positive manner with other crew members.
Understand and respect the mission of the farm, and the reverence it takes to make high quality cheese.
Competitive pay based on experience.
Benefits will include, milk, cheese and beef
Looking to get someone in to start training as soon as January 2019, full creamery responsibility will be taken over by April 2019.
Please send Cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
|Date Posted||December 2nd, 2018|
|Deadline||January 31st, 2019|
|# of Positions Available||1|
|Categories||Agriculture and culinary tourism, Food Production, Dairy, Other: Food Production, Food Processing or Manufacturing, Cheese, Other dairy processing|
|Compensation||Based on experience|
|How to Apply||Please email Cover Letter and Resume to email@example.com|