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For over 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, about a thousand 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.


We are seeking an experienced Front End Loader Operator to join our team. The Front End Loader Operator is a member of the compost operations team and plays a critical role in the creation of our compost-based products.

The Front End Loader Operator will participate in moving compost feedstock, building and turning compost windrows, and transporting compost for production in a safe and efficient manner.  Additional duties may be assigned as needed. Success in this role will require 5 years of front end loader experience, the ability to work effectively in a team environment, and a willingness to work in various weather conditions.

Preferred qualifications for this position include five years of experience operating an excavator and knowledge of compost making practices. 

This is a full-time position with a pay range starting at $20/hour, plus a generous benefits package including health and dental insurances; a Simple IRA retirement plan with company match; short and long-term disability insurance; life insurance; an Employee Assistance Program; employee-pricing; and paid time off.

The position is based in Montpelier, VT and 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 your application materials (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.