Community Compost Company

Compost Driver

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Posted On: Tuesday, 7th August 2018
Category: Green Jobs
Location: New Paltz, New York
PO Box 1254, New Paltz, New York 12561
Job Type:
Part Time

Job Description:

About:

Community Compost Company is a food scrap collection and recycling service based in the Hudson Valley of NY. We are a leader in the region for composting and are pioneering organics recycling programs in communities to keep food scraps out of the waste stream. The food scraps we collect are brought to local farms and made into compost, which restores organic content to depleted soils. The compost we produce is sold through our brand Hudson Soil Company.

We are seeking a reliable, flexible, and environmentally-minded person to fill one of our compost collector positions. This job is approximately 30-35 hours a week (4-5 days/week). There is potential for growth with the company for the right person.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Drive a truck to perform residential and commercial door-to-door food scrap collection
  • Wash compost bins, clean, organize and maintain inventory at our storage space
  • Access and use our database through a mobile device to enter information during collection and at the farm
  • Fill compost orders and make deliveries

  • Requirements:
  • Interest in environmental stewardship and composting, or the desire to learn more about these topics
  • Valid Driver's license in the state of New York or New Jersey
  • Minimum 6 months driving experience of Non-CDL box truck, dump truck, garbage truck, or other large vehicles
  • Clean driving record (we will perform a background check)
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds, roll and tip wheeled bins of compost weighing up to 250 lbs. and be outside in all weather conditions
  • Experience on a delivery route is a plus
  • Familiarity with DOT safety regulations is a plus
  • Comfort with some technology - Tablets, Excel, Google Documents
  • Experience operating farm equipment preferred (tractor and skid steer)
  • Basic mechanical skills and knowledge of vehicle maintenance preferred
  • Be on time and show up when expected
  • Good problem solver with personal initiative
  • Passion for being part of a team, experience on teams

To Apply:

Please send a copy of your resume, 2 references, and a brief note to info@communitycompostco.com describing your interest.

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