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Come Work with Us!

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

We’re always on the lookout for great folks to help make, monger, and manage our cheese! 

 

Who We Are

For 21 years, Cowgirl Creamery has produced a variety of fresh, bloomy, and aged cheeses, using milk from neighboring dairies while championing the local milkshed in Marin and Sonoma Counties. Two decades, dozens awards, two creameries and two retails stores later, we continue to act as an advocate for sustainable agriculture and artisan cheese.

Our team is full of food-loving folks who have are hard-working and have a positive, team-oriented attitude. We care about each other, take great pride in our work and all share a passion for local, artisan food. If this sounds like you, we hope you’ll saddle up and join us on our journey!

 

Perks & Pay

  • Full time, part time & seasonal positions. Pay DOE.

  • Company-sponsored health, dental, Life/AD&D insurance, 401K, paid time off, and a 25% discount

  • Bonus perks like swag to keep you warm, coffee & treats to keep you going, birthday gifts, and endless Cowgirl cheer!

  • Educational opportunities like visiting local dairies and cheesemakers.

 

Open Positions

(Click on positions for additional details and application information)

Location

Sidekick Counter / Specialty Food Sales

San Francisco

Assistant Cheesemaker

Petaluma

Assistant Cheesemaker

Pt Reyes Station

Cantina Counter / Specialty Food Sales

Pt Reyes Station

 
 

 

Title: Sidekick Counter / Specialty Food Sales

Location: San Francisco, CA

This position is responsible for participating in the smooth, friendly and efficient operation of the store as directed by the shop manager and designated shift supervisors while upholding high standards of customer service and maintaining proper care and display of food. Our ideal candidate has a great attitude, enjoys working in a fast-paced kitchen environment, and is passionate about great customer service. 

What You'll Do:

  • Uphold high standards of excellent service
  • Be fast, friendly and accurate in every customer interaction
  • Maintain a high level of food quality by following recipes & sampling frequently
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Participate in the spirit of teamwork and cooperation

What You Bring:

  • ServSafe Certified within 30 days
  • Knowledge of Aloha and general kitchen experience are a plus

This is a full-time, hands-on job requiring full and open availability including weekends and holidays.

Click here to apply!


 

Title: Assistant Cheesemaker

Location: Petaluma, CA

The Assistant Cheesemakers help with the daily cheese making process and ensure we are making safe, tasty cheese. We work in compliance with food safety policies and local and federal regulations. In this role, you will assist the Lead Cheesemaker in meeting daily production goals and keeping the creamery clean and orderly.

What You'll Do:

  • Scooping, shaping, and brining cheese
  • Working in our cheese aging rooms turning and caring for cheese
  • Cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils (We have lots of stainless steel equipment and it sparkles!)

What You Bring:

  • Reliability, good communication skills, and an eye for efficiency
  • A positive attitude and a love of cheese
  • 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 safely in variable temperature environments.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.

This is a non-exempt, full-time position. 

Click here to apply!


 

Title: Assistant Cheesemaker

Location: Pt Reyes Station, CA

The Assistant Cheesemakers help with the daily cheese making process and ensure we are making safe, tasty cheese. We work in compliance with food safety policies and local and federal regulations. In this role, you will assist the Lead Cheesemaker in meeting daily production goals and keeping the creamery clean and orderly.

What You'll Do:

  • Scooping, shaping, and brining cheese
  • Working in our cheese aging rooms turning and caring for cheese
  • Cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils (We have lots of stainless steel equipment and it sparkles!)

What You Bring:

  • Reliability, good communication skills, and an eye for efficiency
  • A positive attitude and a love of cheese
  • 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 safely in variable temperature environments.
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.

This is a non-exempt, full-time position. 

Click here to apply!


 

Title: Cantina Counter / Specialty Food Sales

Location: Pt Reyes Station, CA

Our Artisan Cheese Shop & Cantina in beautiful Point Reyes Station is looking for friendly, food-loving folks to join our amazing team! This position supports our Cantina counter, a fast-paced takeaway café with a cheese-centric menu. Small but mighty, our Cantina team produces seasonal salads, soups, sandwiches and beverages highlighting local producers and inspired by the incredible bounty of our region.

What You'll Do:

  • Uphold high standards of excellent service
  • Be fast, friendly and accurate in every customer interaction
  • Maintain a high level of food quality by following recipes & sampling frequently
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Participate in the spirit of teamwork and collaboration

What You'll Bring:

  • We're looking for people who have a positive outlook and enjoy working in dynamic environments
  • The schedule for this position includes weekends
  • Availability around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays is required
  • ServSafe Certified within 30 days
  • Knowledge of Aloha and general kitchen experience are a big plus
  • FOH or BOH experience also a plus

Click here to apply!