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.


Cowgirl Creamery is looking for an experienced individual to be an Assistant Manager at our Ferry Building Cheese Shop.

 We specialize in artisan cheese and accompaniments. We promote sustainable artisan production through classes, cheese events, promotions and sales. We select our products from small producers in the US & Europe, and promote our own organic cheeses.

Job purpose:
To provide leadership and coaching for staff, to direct the efficient and friendly operation of the store, to maintain existing programs and implement new ones in accordance with the company's strategic plan, and to act as Manager on Duty when the manager is not present.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Exemplifies excellent service
  • Trains and retains staff
  • Limits workplace injury
  • Regularly meets payroll goals
  • Grows sales
  • Inventory management
  • Cash handling

Job requirements:

  • ServSafe Certified within 30 days
  • Prepares and submits daily and weekly reports
  • Knowledge of Google Drive, POS
  • Communicate effectively and accuretaly, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent salesmanship

This is a full time, hands on job requiring weekend and holiday availability.

This is a salaried position, starting pay is $38,000 or DOE.

Benefits include competitive pay, paid time off, health and dental care, 401k, and a discount on cheese! 

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

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



Cheesemonger at Cowgirl Creamery's Artisan Cheese at San Francisco's Ferry Building
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. After 1000 hours worked, 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  
We apologize that we cannot respond to every applicant.