Compost Operator

Department: Composting

Type: Full-time, Permanent

Schedule: 5 days per week, 40-48 hours

Pay: $10.00 – $13.00 per hour, based on heavy equipment experience


The compost operator is part of the composting crew and is responsible for produce the compost which is the starting point of growing mushrooms. Working outside year-round, composting is a critical step to growing high-yield crops.


  • Stage compost raw materials
  • Add supplements to compost
  • Turn compost to add water and mix supplements
  • Receive raw materials from suppliers
  • Load spent compost for customers


  • Ability to work outdoors year-round
  • Prefer experience, but will train safely on how to operate the equipment
  • Operate compost turner, skid steer loader, and front-end loader

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