Starting 8/15, our office building will be under construction as we install a new roof.

Please do not enter the office during this time. Call 802-223-6049 to process credit card payments for on-site pickups. 

Prebuy coming soon! Check back in late August for our best prices of the year. 

Careers

For almost 30 years, Vermont Compost has produced compost, potting soils, and eggs  with a mission to enhance and protect the soil to help restore community food security.

We currently employ approximately twenty-five humans, a couple of hundred chickens, and a half dozen equines. Our tight-knit team provides over 3 million pounds of living soil per year to growers around New England and the US.  

If you are interested in joining our workforce as our business continues to grow and evolve, please send your résumé and a brief cover letter to: jobs@vermontcompost.com.

Current Openings

Fulfillment Officer

The fulfillment officer is responsible for working as part of a team to complete orders while maintaining the highest product quality, storage and inventory standards. The officer participates in loading and unloading materials, operates mechanical and manual packaging equipment, and drives front-end loaders in a safe and efficient manner. Additional duties may be assigned as needed. 

Success in this role will require the ability to work effectively in a team environment, a willingness to work in various weather conditions, and the ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting up to 60 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate may have two - five years of experience in production, warehouse and/or fulfillment operations as well as knowledge of heavy equipment, mechanical systems, and/or compost making practices; however, candidates with any combination of experience and skills likely to provide the skills, knowledge and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position will be considered.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Full-time position with competitive pay
  • Health, dental and vision insurances
  • Simple IRA retirement plan with company match
  • Short and long-term disability insurance plus life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off
  • Employee-pricing for soil, compost, and eggs

Location: Montpelier, VT

Most work will be performed during regular business hours, Monday - Friday; work outside of regular business hours will occasionally be required.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@vermontcompost.com, or mail to Vermont Compost Company, 1996 Main Street, Montpelier, VT  05602.

Food Residuals Program Operator

The Program Operator will safely and efficiently collect food scraps on a prescribed route utilizing a non-CDL box truck, offload food scraps, and wash collection totes. Additional duties may be assigned as needed, including in other departments. 

Success in this role will require the ability to work effectively in a team environment, a willingness to work in various weather conditions, and the ability to perform physical tasks such as lifting up to 60 lbs. and maneuvering heavy totes.

Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate may have one - three years of experience operating a box truck as well as knowledge of mechanical systems and compost making practices; however, candidates with any combination of experience and skills likely to provide the skills, knowledge and abilities to successfully perform the essential functions of the position will be considered.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Full-time position with competitive pay
  • Health, dental and vision insurances
  • Simple IRA retirement plan with company match
  • Short and long-term disability insurance plus life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid time off
  • Employee-pricing for soil, compost, and eggs

Location: Montpelier, VT

Most work will be performed during regular business hours, Monday - Friday. Work outside of regular business hours will occasionally be required.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@vermontcompost.com, or mail to Vermont Compost Company, 1996 Main Street, Montpelier, VT  05602.

 

Vermont Compost Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, HIV-positive status, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship status, veteran/military status, crime victim status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all of VCC’s terms and conditions of employment.