Looking for motivated, hard-working individual(s) to fill full-time or part-time position on our dairy farm in the milking parlor. Join our cutting edge dairy operation and eat a lot of delicious cheese!!!
Just as milk is key to cheese quality, our team is critical to the success of our business as a whole. We value teamwork and collaboration, encouraging both individual and collective success. As a growing and diverse business, there will always be opportunities for those who excel at their work and take pride in building something new.
Jasper Hill Farm is a leader in the artisan cheese industry, producing award-winning cheeses that are nationally and internationally acclaimed. We’re a mission-based company, working to preserve Vermont’s agricultural soils and working landscape through farmstead cheese production. Our family of businesses includes two dairies, two creameries, and a state-of-the-art underground aging facility that matures & markets cheese for 6 creameries. Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to join our world-class team!
Andersonville Farm milks a herd 160-180 Holstein cows in the milking parlor of our free-stall barn. The dairy is a primary milk source for Jasper Hill’s artisanal cheeses. Our milking practices are meticulous to ensure the high quality and safety of our raw milk, and thereby the best possible cheese.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Proper Milking procedures, parlor cleaning, setting up and cleaning of the parlor
- Helping with other farm chores such as feeding, cleaning, raising of young stock and fencing
- Summer Cropping Crew-run equipment
Knowledge and Skill RequirementsExperience milking cows
- Strong communication skills; computer skills; attention to detail
- Ability to learn quickly, ask questions, seek information/answers, problem solve
- Independently motivated and team oriented
- Patience and gentleness while handling animals
Must be able to lift 60 lbs regularly, be able to bend and kneel, and have a good sense of balance. This is an intensely physical position.
Compensation depends upon experience. We offer a competitive benefits package including Health Insurance and PTO for full-time employees.
Job Type: Full-time