Cheesemaker position in Redmond Oregon!
Cheesemaker: Juniper Grove Farm seeks a cheesemaker experienced in lactic and rennet cheeses. Duties will include preparation of milk, transformation, aging, packaging, preparation of orders for sale. There may also be opportunity for relief milking and farmers market sales. You will be working with three others – the herdswoman, relief milker, and owner who makes cheese on your days off. Because of the small and very focused nature of this business, you will have a lot of autonomy. You should be good at problem solving and communicating.
Juniper Grove Farm is the longest running farmstead goat cheese dairy in Oregon, at 24 years. We make pasteurized and unpasteurized cheeses. Working with unpasteurized milk exclusively from our own herd, means we are uncompromisingly attentive to quality. You should share our passion and continuing interest in unpasteurized cheeses.
This is a full time, salaried position with in-kind benefits. Redmond, pop. 26,000, sits at 3000’ in the high desert of central Oregon. Bend, pop. 80,000 is the commercial center 30 minutes away. The central Oregon area is a mecca for mountain bikers, skiers and snow boarders, rock climbers, kayakers, road cyclists, fishermen and hunters. Housing rentals are bargains right now. Please respond by email with a resume and at least two professional references.
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