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This job expired on November 11, 2016

Cheesemaker Jasper Hill Farm +3 more

  • Date Posted September 12, 2016
  • Location Greensboro, VT
  • Category Agriculture / Culinary
  • 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, as well as our cheese counter in the Boston Public Market. 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 your 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 part of cheesemaking. Be a part of a team that has a sense of purpose and pride in the work they do.

Essential Duties and 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

Skill Requirements

  • Detail- and process-oriented
  • Reliable and dependable
  • Solid communication skills
  • Self-motivated asks questions, seeks information, shares concerns, and 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 experience preferred
Compensation this position is Application instructions
This job expired on November 11, 2016
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