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This job expired on January 16, 2024

Cheesemaker Spring Brook Farm Cheese

  • Date Posted November 17, 2023
  • Location Reading, VT
  • Category Agriculture / Production
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Spring Brook Farm Cheese has been producing award-winning cheese made from high-quality, raw jersey cow milk since 2008. Our origins began with the Farms For City Kids Foundation at Spring Brook Farm in Reading, Vermont. We are committed to honoring traditional cheese-making methods to produce Tarentaise, Reading, and Ashbrook. Job description

The Cheesemaker is a salaried employee who reports to the Farm Manager for all job duties. 

Duties
Performing all aspects of cheese making. This includes:

  • One or two cheesemaking shifts per week
  • One assistant cheesemaking shift per week.
  • Participating in routine cleaning, sanitation, record keeping, and food safety procedures/protocols.
  • Managing assistant cheesemaker(s).
  • Assisting with affinage (cheese aging).
General willingness to help in all areas of SBFC work, as needed. This includes:
  • Helping in the Shipping and Packing room as needed, especially during peak seasons.
  • Participating in weekly staff meetings.
  • Becoming familiar with SBFC’s Food Safety Plan, joining the SBFC Food Safety Team, and participating in regular Food Safety Team meetings as well as on-going food safety program tasks.
  • Potentially taking on some administrative office work and/or social media (based on interest and experience).

Qualifications:

  • Cheesemaking experience (preferred).
  • Familiarity with food safety and HACCP programs. (preferred) and/or willingness to become HACCP and PCQI-certified.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to perform and problem-solve under pressure.
  • Ability to routinely lift 50lbs.

Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Annual allotment of cheese and maple products

Salary 
Depends on level of experience. Base starting salary between $45,000 and $50,000 per year.

Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $45,000.00 - $50,000.00 Application instructions
This job expired on January 16, 2024
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