Front End Loader Operator

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Front End Loader Operator


Vermont Compost Company
1996 Main Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
United States


Vermont Compost Company’s mission is to enhance and protect the soil, to help restore community food security. Based in Montpelier, VT, Vermont Compost Company has been making and supplying premium compost and soils to professional growers across the country for over 30 years, and all ingredients used in our products have been approved for certified organic production.

Position: Vermont Compost Company is 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. 

Qualifications and Requirements: 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. 

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.


Compensation and Benefits

This is a full-time position with an pay range of $20 - $25  per hour plus a generous benefits package including health, dental and vision 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.


Date Posted
How to Apply

Please submit your application materials (resume and cover letter) to, 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.