Cheese Plant Assistant/Mold and Equipment Cleaning and Cheese Pouring

We are growing!  Nettle Meadow Farm and Cheese Company is looking for a cheese plant assistant for our cheese plant in Thurman New York.  This is a great entry level position to learn everything about the world of cheesemaking.   Daytime hours (8-4:30 or 5) and year-round work with $12 per hour training wage and pay raises dependent on proficiency and knowledge.  You will have the opportunity to work with a great group of people and really expand your knowledge of the art of cheesemaking while working with some of the very best cheesemakers in the country.  You will learn to pour all of our cheese by hand and will be responsible for cleaning equipment and cheese molds.

Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment and a strong back able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly at times are required.

Please email [email protected] for more information or stop by the farm to fill out an application at 484 S. Johnsburg Road, Thurman.

Farm Hand/Facilities Repair Person Wanted

Nettle Meadow Farm in Thurman NY is looking for someone with a strong back, serious work ethic and a deep respect for animals to work as a Farm Hand. We have a herd of over 100 sanctuary animals who require feeding, cleaning, medical care and light repairs to the barns. Main duties include cleaning barns and feeding and watering animals.  Tractor repair skills and light carpentry skills are a plus.  Hours are 8 – 4. You’ll need a good attitude, heavy lifting capacity, and a willingness to work hard and independently in this position. Good pay and steady year-round work.

We’re always growing, so check back soon!

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