Organics Collections & Composting Associate
Do your friends always ask you how to get places? Are you organized, good with details and enjoy working independently? Are you looking for an entry-level position in a small, growing, entrepreneurial company? Bennett Compost, Philadelphia’s favorite award-winning composting company is looking for a driven individual to help us make Philly greener!
The position will have two primary responsibilities:
- Material Collection - Collection of residential and commercial material from households and businesses. They will learning the existing route/collections schedules as well how to add/remove stops to the schedule. As they learn the system, they will have the opportunity develop their own routes and make changes to the existing process.
- Compost Production - Assist and eventually manage production of compost from collected organics using aerated static pile methods.
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in learning compost production from food waste on a large scale.
The ideal candidate will have a passion to complete tasks as efficiently as possible while still value safety and attention to details. They will have a keen sense of directions and ability to problem solve when necessary. They will have experience driving vans or pickup trucks. They will be able to complete tasks with minimal supervision. They will have some experience with mechanical equipment and tools.
Candidates must have a clean driving record and the ability to lift up to 75 lbs at a time.
This is a full-time position starting in October 2016. A CDL is not required. Starting salary will be $28,000-32,000/annually depending on experience. Additional perks include discounted products from Bennett Compost, free home composting service and free use of existing facility space for raised bed gardening.
This is an entry level position. Over time their role will grow to include working in other parts of the business as needs and interest arise. We are a small, dynamic company and want employees who can grow with us!
We are a small company and we want to know who you are. Tell us who you are, why you would be great at the position and why you want to be a part of our team. Send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.