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Updated: Nov 8




Blue Earth Compost is looking to hire 2 full-time compost collection drivers. To apply, send in your cover letter and resume to sam@blueearthcompost.com

You can also apply through this link on Indeed.


Dump Truck Collection Driver -

This position will focus specifically on the collection of food scraps from our commercial customers. Collections will be performed in a 33,000-pound dump truck that can pick up dumpsters and rolling trash cans. A Class-B CDL is required to operate this truck.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performing pre-trip inspections of truck and supplies

  • Driving the truck to our customer’s sites to collect their food scraps

  • During warmer months, cleaning dirty receptacles with attached pressure washer

  • Tipping food scraps at processing facilities

  • Tracking data about collections in cell phone app


Requirements:

  • Class-B CDL License with DOT Medical Card

  • Clean driving record and ability to pass drug test

  • Ability to maneuver containers that weigh up to 250 lbs

  • Must be VERY reliable


Hours & Compensation:

  • 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, & overtime available

  • $1,000 signing bonus

  • $20+/hour, depending on experience

  • $1/hour raises every 6 months, based on performance

  • 2 weeks of PTO after 3 months, additional PTO accrued over time

  • 401k and Health Insurance options available

  • Yearly bonuses based on reliability and safety


Compost Collection Driver

This position will focus mostly on the collection of food scraps from residential customers. You will be tasked with driving a delivery-style step van or heavy duty pick-up truck, depending on your route. Other general labor may be assigned, but this is the primary responsibility.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performing pre-trip inspections of vehicle, ensuring that all road equipment is stocked and in working order, and cleaning inside and outside of truck weekly

  • Driving a vehicle to our customer’s sites to collect their food scraps in 4-gallon containers or rolling carts

  • Using a cellphone application to track data about collections

  • Loading and Unloading trucks

  • Delivering compost to customers

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Clean driving record with experience driving commercial vehicles

  • Must be VERY reliable

  • Must pass a medical exam

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Ability to use a cell phone application to enter data and for GPS routing

  • Must be able to work independently and be part of a team environment

Hours & Compensation:

  • 30-40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, & overtime available

  • $16-18/hour, depending on experience

  • 2 weeks of PTO after 3 months, additional PTO accrued over time

  • 401k and Health Insurance options available

  • Yearly bonuses based on reliability and safety


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