Compost Queen is currently hiring! See below for information on our positions.
POSITION: 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 facilities are in Fort Collins. These towns would be your primary dispatch locations, however expansion to new cities is possible.
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 one of our processing facilities located on farms. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs of contained material is required. Ability to drive a tractor is required (previous tractor experience is not 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
Must be willing to grow with us!
Must be 18+
Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record
Must be able to work 3 days per week (Tues-Thurs to start) 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
Self starter is a must
Strong work ethic
Attentive to details
Ability to start on time
Follow through on commitments
Work outside in all weather conditions
Strong communication skills
Eagerness to learn
Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
Compensation starts at $13/hour+, DOE
This position will start as 3 days a week part-time, and grow into 5 days a week full-time by this summer.
All employees receive FREE composting service!
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!