Job Opportunities

Compost Route Driver


New Earth Farm
1201 Monroe
Saint Louis, MO 63106



Posted: May 29, 2024

Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2024




$20/hr 8-24 hours/week

Start date: Immediately

Starts contract moves to part time after a month

We are looking for a contract worker excited about composting and sustainability! New Earth Farm/CompostSTL is part of the fast growing community composting movement that is spreading across the country. We offer residential and commercial composting services and maintain a small, experimental urban farm. We are in a learning/growing phase and looking for like-minded folks to help us grow a greener St. Louis!

Job Description: New Earth Farm/CompostSTL is looking to add a contract worker that will have two primary responsibilities:

1. Material Collection: Collection of residential organic material from households in the Saint Louis metro area.

2. Operations: Emptying residential buckets into larger bins for composting and cleaning residential buckets.


● Collect organic waste from residents throughout the Saint Louis metro area. Deliver coffee, biobags, finished compost, and other items ordered by subscribers.

● Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs safely

● Record detailed collections data using an internal app

● Complete your collection route by 4pm each day. The compost collection route can take 5-6 hours to complete up to 60 stops

● Stay on top of inventory related to bins, bags, and other collection related items.

● Immediately alert supervisor of any problems with collection or processing that have the potential of harming/delaying daily operations

● Relay comments, kudos, and criticism from subscribers

● Leave workspace clean and tidy before ending for the day

Potential Growth into other Responsibilities:

● Event/Education outreach

● Commercial account relationships and networking

● Social media

● Gardening/farm responsibilities

● Physically processing/screening small batch compost About You

● Must have clean driving record

● Must have own vehicle able to hold 60 buckets, must be van, truck, or large SUV

● Must use internal app for pickups and deliveries and additional communication app

● Willing and able to work outside in all of elements…rain, snow, cold, etc.

● Friendly and polite when interacting with subscribers

● Detail oriented, good problem solver, can work independently, good communicator Job comes with free household compost subscription

Salary: Hourly


Needing help Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday.

Must have own vehicle able to hold about 60 buckets (4 gallon size). A van or truck works well. Must be independently motivated and willing to drive around for 4+ hours on own during route. Work will include dumping and cleaning buckets as well.

Must have valid drivers license, be able to lift 30lbs regularly.

How to Apply

Owned by Grace and Peace Fellowship family and former Covenant Student!

Primary Contact: John Cline


Phone: 3303543103

Apply Online: View