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Compost Collections Driver & Facility Operator - Part-Time

Black Bear Composting is looking for an energetic, reliable individual with great customer service skills to join our team. Black Bear Composting is a local organics recycling company focused on collecting and composting food scraps, yard trimmings and wood waste. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about recycling, composting, the environment and local agriculture. We're a small company so we all share the responsibilities of collecting materials from our customers, processing them at our outdoor facility in Crimora and delivering the finished product. This is an outdoor, all-weather, year-round business.

This is a part-time position working mornings 2-3 days a week with the potential to grow. Starting pay is $12.50/hr. Discounts on compost and retirement plan benefits available after 30 days.

Job Specifics:

  • Driving a 16' truck, collecting wheeled carts of potentially heavy materials
  • Inspecting, weighing and processing of inbound materials
  • Operating farm tractor
  • Managing windrows (long compost piles)
  • Washing carts
  • Keeping facility clean - raking, picking up debris, etc

Candidate Requirements:

  • At least a high school diploma.
  • Math skills to calculate weight and volume
  • A clean driving record. CDL not required.
  • Managing potentially heavy wheeled-carts
  • Ability to use GPS for navigation
  • References

Interested people should apply by sending their resume OR application to

Alternatively, you can drop your resume OR application off at our facility at 152 McGuslin Lane, Crimora, VA 24431 between the hours of 12-4p Tues-Friday.

Download an application here.

Black Bear Composting
P.O. Box 566
Crozet, VA 22932


Compost Facility Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tues-Weds-Thurs-Fri: 12-4p
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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