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Cheesemaker Jasper Hill Farm

  • Date Posted May 17, 2018
  • Location Greensboro, VT
  • Category Culinary / Production
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description Jasper Hill is a mission based company working to preserve Vermont’s agricultural soils and working landscape through farmstead cheese production. The Jasper Hill Family of Businesses (JFOB) includes two farms, two creameries, and a cheese aging facility in Northern Vermont. Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Jasper Hill Cheesemakers are driven to their best. The work is physical, fast-paced and mentally stimulating. The capacity to think ahead to plan your workflow, stamina to keep moving, and ability to continually improve the process are essential. This role starts early, a majority of the time is spent cleaning, and it requires working at least one weekend day. Someone who enjoys fast paced production work can find deep satisfaction in creating a delicious product with a team that works well together.  Tasting and evaluating the cheese produced is an important and tasty part of cheesemaking. Be a part of a team that has a sense of purpose and pride in the work they do. 

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Follow recipes to produce a variety of cheeses
  • Cleaning and sanitizing all cheesemaking and cheese care equipment
  • Following established protocols for cheese quality and food safety
  • Use of pH meter, moisture analyzer, and other technical equipment
  • Record keeping to maintain cheesemaking database
  • Assist in training visitors and new employees

 

        Requirements

  • Detail- and process-oriented   
  • Able to easily and continuously lift 50 lbs
  • Reliable & dependable
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated asks questions, seeks information, shares concerns & problem solves
  • Ability to work with others in a respectful, cooperative manner
  • Ability to work on your feet for long stretches, and lift 60+ pounds
  • Two years of production work or physical labor preferred
  • Chemistry, Microbiology or culinary studies preferred

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • This position is 40-45 hours a week.

HOW TO APPLY

Email us at work@cellarsatjasperhill.com to submit your resumé and 3 references.

Learn more about our company and open positions at www.jasperhillfarm.com/employment

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