Employment Opportunities

Compost Queen is currently hiring! See below for information on our positions.

POSITION: Part-Time Compost Collector

About Compost Queen PBC

Compost Queen PBC (Public Benefit Corporation) provides composting services across Northern Colorado for homes, businesses, and events. We are currently seeking to grow our customer base, service area, and service team.

Compost Queen PBC currently offers services in Fort Collins, Wellington, Laporte and Timnath, and our compost processing facility is in Fort Collins. These towns would be your primary dispatch locations, however expansion to new cities is possible.

Job Description

Compost Queen seeks candidates interested in sustainability, environmental protection, and soil science to help conduct our composting service. Job primarily consists of driving a service route for our residential accounts, and processing the food scraps picked up at our processing facility located on a farm. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs of contained material is required. Ability to drive a tractor is required. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Collection, counting, and weighing of compost buckets

Processing compostable ingredients on a farm

Cleaning compost buckets

Quality control and record keeping

Engaging with potential customers to grow the business


Must be 18+

Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record

Must be able to work 1-2 days per week (weekdays) 8am-4pm, plus other days as needed

Ability to regularly lift and carry short distances up to 50 lbs

Must be able to learn how to operate a tractor (previous tractor operation experience a plus)

Must be able to tolerate all different types of smells

Responsibility to work on your own

Strong work ethic

Attentive to details

Ability to start on time

Follow through on commitments

Goal oriented

Work outside in all weather conditions

Strong communication skills

Eagerness to learn

Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently

Compensation starts at $12.75/hour+, DOE

Please send your resume and a cover letter explaining why you would like to work at a composting business to [email protected].

Thanks for looking!