Cheesemaker

Come join the cheese team at Shelburne Farms! We are currently seeking a motivated, dependable, hard working, quality focused cheesemaker to help produce our award-winning farmhouse cheddar cheese. 
 
Primary duties include:
-Cheese production throughout every step of the process from the arrival of milk to final press
-Responsible for overall cleaning, sanitation, and food safety
-Transporting the milk with our haul truck from the dairy to the cheese room
-Cheese processing including cutting, waxing, packaging, and labeling for retail sale
-Assisting in performing order fulfillment and shipping, especially during the holiday season
-Sales and marketing assistance at farmers markets, demos, food shows, and farm programs
 
General requirements and qualifications:
-Cheesemaking experience preferred but not required; any commercial food production or experience in a commercial kitchen is helpful
-Knowledge and understanding of milk and cheese chemistry 
-Committment to cleaning, sanitation, and food safety
-Significant physical strength and endurance, including the ability to lift 50+ lbs. throughout the day
-Team player that is flexible, hardworking, fun to work with and wants to learn more about the art and science of cheesemaking
 
Shelburne Farms is a 1,400 acre working farm, National Historic Landmark, and non profit educational organization. We’ve been producing award-winning, raw milk cheddar at the farm for over 30 years. The farm is located on the shores of Lake Champlain and just a short drive from Burlington. For more information about the farm visit www.shelburnefarms.org
 
Salary, year-round position with health care, 401(k), and other benefits. 
 
Please email or mail resume and cover letter to:
 
Kate Turcotte
Shelburne Farms
1611 Harbor Road
Shelburne, VT 05482
Term:  Year Round
Time:  Full Time