Careers at Cowgirl Creamery

Think you’ve got the gumption to be a Cowperson?

We’re always on the lookout for great folks to make, monger and manage our cheese. See our current job openings below.

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

Title:  FULL-TIME ASSOCIATE
Location:  Sidekick in the Ferry Building

 Come join our stellar team!  We are looking for a solid, driven, passionate individual who loves the world of food.

Sidekick serves local & organic products and uses Ferry Building Farmer's Markets produce to create our menu.  We have an open kitchen environment that allows employees to engage with the public while preparing food.

The ideal candidate will have a great attitude; enjoy working in a fast paced kitchen environment, and have great customer service skills.   

We are hiring for a full-time position.  Weekend and holiday availability are a must.  Immediate availability is a plus!  Starting pay is $14 or DOE.

Cowgirl Creamery offers health and dental insurance, 401K, paid time off, sick pay and a discount on cheese!

If you are interested in joining our great team, please send an email to jobs@cowgirlcreamery.com with a cover letter, resume and 2 references.

Thank You -- We look forward to hearing from you!

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Title:  CHEESEMONGER
Location:  Ferry Building Cheese Shop

As an employee of the shop you are responsible for participating in the smooth, friendly and efficient operation of the store as directed by the shop managers and designated shift supervisors, while upholding high standards of customer service and maintaining proper care and display of cheese. 

About Us: We are a home-grown company that's growing rapidly. Our growth and popularity mean lots of opportunities for advancement. We provide our employees with a continuous learning environment where they enrich their understanding of food through training and exposure to our producer partners and their products. Nestled in the heart of the Ferry Building, we are a destination spot, where you can enjoy the bounty of the CUESA farmer's market right outside our doors.

About You: The ideal candidates will have a great attitude; enjoy working in a fast paced environment, great customer service skills and a passion for cheese, dairy and great food. This is a small space, so organization, cleanliness and economy of movement are important. This position is high profile with extensive customer contact so you must be a people person and fluent in English.

We are looking for a range of availabilities, from part to full-time. We are looking to develop lasting partnerships with our staff -- and so request a minimum six month commitment. 

Physical Requirements: Lifting up to 50 pounds, reaching and bending , pulling with use of cheese wire and cutting with cheese knives, standing, turning, bending through 8 hour shift, maneuver carts with up to 400 pounds of cheese/products, sufficient mobility to kneel, bend, reach, twist and move about to handle retail/merchandise stocking, potentially working in 40 degree (F) refrigerator for extended periods, standing/walking through 8 hour shifts with standard breaks provided.

Benefits: Starting wage $13/hour or DOE. After an initial 90 day trial period, all employees begin to accrue PTO. After 90 days full time employees are eligible to participate in our Kaiser Permanente health care program which also includes a basic dental package. Full time employees are eligible for 401K. Benefits also include a discount on cheese.

How to Apply: Respond with resume, cover letter and two references to jobs@cowgirlcreamery.com  
We apologize that we cannot respond to every applicant.

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Title:  ASST CHEESEMAKER/PASTEURIZER
Location:  Point Reyes and Petaluma California

Join our Cheesemaking team at Cowgirl Creamery, a thriving company with a great crew.

Cowgirl Creamery is looking to employ a Cheesemaker/Pasteurizer.  This position includes Receiving milk and Pasteurizing milk in compliance with CDFA and FDA regulations.  This position will make cheese as trained by Managers and ensure these processes are in compliance with Food Safety and HARPC policies.  This person will assist the Production Manager and staff to meet daily production goals and maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of the facility. The position includes hands on work turning and washing cheese in the aging room, and tracking inventory.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pass CDFA exam to be licensed to receive and pasteurize milk.
  • Perform simple mathematical calculations.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience working in a food production facility.
  • Work in compliance with FDA, CDFA and HACCP Policies.
  • Work in a manner consistent with Company Policies.
  • Read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating procedures, and manuals.
  • Complete routine paperwork and short correspondence.
  • Communicate effectively and accurately, verbally and in writing.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lb frequently, and to lift and carry up to 10 lb continuously.
  • Ability to frequently reach above and below shoulder level, stoop and squat.
  • Ability to work comfortably in variable temperature environments.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.

Cowgirl Creamery offers health and dental insurance, 401K, and paid time off. Starting salary $14 or DOE.

How to Apply: Respond with resume, cover letter and two references to jobs@cowgirlcreamery.com  
We apologize that we cannot respond to every applicant.

 

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Title: LINE COOK/KITCHEN PRODUCTION
Location: Point Reyes California

Cowgirl Creamery in Point Reyes Station is hiring for a full- time line cook/ kitchen production associate! Come join our stellar team!  We are looking for a solid, driven, passionate individual who loves the world of food.  Cowgirl Creamery is located in a converted barn, Tomales Bay Foods, located in the middle of Point Reyes Station.   We serve and sell prepared foods, soups, salads and sandwiches and sweets featuring local producers and cheese.  

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains clean and safe work environment in shop, behind the counter, in the kitchen and walk-in.
  • Follows established Food Safety procedures.
  • Prepares menu items efficiently and according to standards established by Chef .
  • Assembles sandwiches in a fast and efficient manner.
  • Performs opening, closing, restocking, FIFO and inventory duties.
  • Maintains excellent attendance.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Participates in the spirit of teamwork and cooperation.

The ideal candidate will have a great attitude and enjoys working in a fast paced kitchen environment, and has previous kitchen experience.  

We are hiring for a full-time position Wednesday – Sunday.  Weekend and holiday availability are a must.  Immediate availability is a plus!  Starting pay is $13 or DOE. 

Cowgirl Creamery offers health and dental insurance, 401K, paid time off, sick pay and a discount on cheese!

If you are interested in joining our fun team, please respond with a cover letter, resume and 2 references. 

Thank You -- We look forward to hearing from you!

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Title: LINE COOK/RETAIL ASSOCIATE
Location: Sidekick, Ferry Building San Francisco

Cowgirl Creamery Sidekick in the Ferry Building is hiring for a part-time position!  Come join our stellar team!  We are looking for a solid, driven, passionate individual who loves the world of food.

Sidekick serves local & organic products and uses Ferry Building Farmer's Markets produce to create our menu.  We have an open kitchen environment that allows employees to engage with the public while preparing food.

The ideal candidate will have a great attitude; enjoy working in a fast paced kitchen environment, and have great customer service skills.   

We are hiring for a part-time position, Friday Saturday and Sunday. Weekend and holiday availability are a must.  Immediate availability is a plus!  Starting pay is $13 or DOE.

Cowgirl Creamery offers health and dental insurance, 401K, paid time off and a discount on cheese!

How to Apply: Respond with resume, cover letter and two references to jobs@cowgirlcreamery.com  
We apologize that we cannot respond to every applicant.

Thank You -- We look forward to hearing from you!

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