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Assistant Cheesemaker

Location: West Pawlet, VT

Full Time - For Immediate Start

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player with a great attitude to join us in Vermont. Consider Bardwell Farm makes several types of award-winning raw goat and cow milk cheese. Creamery operations are based on strict FSMA guidelines and we are an equal opportunity employer. We are Animal Welfare Approved Certified and members of the Good Food Guild and the American Cheese Society.

The Assistant Cheesemaker would help with the day-to-day responsibilities of the cheesemakers and our Food Safety Manager. Duties include caring for cheeses in our aging rooms, regular cleaning of creamery facilities and equipment, assisting during cheese-makes, helping maintain and update our food safety program, as well as helping wrap, pack, and ship cheese to customers. Prior creamery experience not necessary, but candidates should be interested in locally sourced food, working in a fast paced environment, and have a high attention to detail and standard of cleanliness and hygiene. Familiarity with G-Suite and Microsoft Office, i.e. - Excel and Word, is desirable.

By joining us at Consider Bardwell Farm, you will become a member of an award-winning, nationally and internationally recognized and respected farm and creamery. Under our Creamery Director’s leadership, we consistently win top awards at highly competitive cheese competitions, and our cheese is used in some of the most respected restaurants and sold at some of the most respected markets in the US! There will be opportunities for education and career development in the form of attending nationally recognized cheese-making workshops, conferences, and classes focused on dairy and creamery production. There is also a lot of room for growth with us, if you have an expressed interest in developing your skills and knowledge of cheesemaking.

Must be able to be on feet all day, lift at least 50 pounds and able to work weekends. Hourly wage. 40 +/- hours per week. Immediate start date.


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