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Compost Route Collection

New Earth Farm

St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $20/hr
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

We’re hiring! COMPOST COLLECTIONS & OPERATIONS 

$20/hr
8-24 hours/week

Start date: Immediately

We are looking for a contract worker excited about composting and sustainability! New Earth Farm/CompostSTL is part of the fast growing community composting movement that is spreading across the country. We offer residential and commercial composting services and maintain a small, experimental urban farm. We are in a learning/growing phase and looking for like-minded folks to help us grow a greener St. Louis!

Job Description:
New Earth Farm/CompostSTL is looking to add a contract worker that will have two primary responsibilities:

1. Material Collection: Collection of residential organic material from households in the Saint Louis metro area.

2. Operations: Emptying residential buckets into larger bins for composting and cleaning residential buckets.

Responsibilities

  • Collect organic waste from residents throughout the Saint Louis metro area. Deliver coffee, biobags, finished compost, and other items ordered by subscribers.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs safely
  • Record detailed collections data using an internal app
  • Complete your collection route by 4pm each day. The compost collection route can take 5-6 hours to complete up to 60 stops
  • Stay on top of inventory related to bins, bags, and other collection related items.
  • Immediately alert supervisor of any problems with collection or processing that have the potential of harming/delaying daily operations
  • Relay comments, kudos, and criticism from subscribers
  • Leave workspace clean and tidy before ending for the day

Potential Growth into other Responsibilities:

  • Event/Education outreach
  • Commercial account relationships and networking
  • Social media
  • Gardening/farm responsibilities
  • Physically processing/screening small batch compost

About You

  • Must have clean driving record
  • Must have own vehicle able to hold 60 buckets, must be van, truck, or large SUV
  • Must use internal app for pickups and deliveries and additional communication app
  • Willing and able to work outside in all of elements…rain, snow, cold, etc.
  • Friendly and polite when interacting with subscribers
  • Detail oriented, good problem solver, can work independently, good communicator

Job comes with free household compost subscription

HOW TO APPLY

APPLY AT WWW.COMPOSTSTL.COM/WEREHIRING

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Category Sustainability