Veteran Compost DC is looking for a part-time, farmer’s market collection assistant. This is a great opportunity in the environmental area for someone that wants to work as part of a Veteran team. We value a strong work ethic, customer service focus and effective communications. As a Veteran owned company, our preference is for a Veteran, family member of a Veteran, but we will consider all applicants equally.
Hours and locations of the Farmer’s Markets:
Kingstowne Farmers Market: Friday evening, 3 PM to 7 PM
Burke Farmers Market: Saturday morning 8 AM to 12 PM (noon)
Mosaic Farmers Market: Sunday morning 9 AM to 2 PM
The Kingstowne and Burke Farmers Market are open seasonal and the Mosaic Farmers Market is a year round opportunity.
The primary duties consist of: Picking up equipment, driving a company vehicle to one of three Fairfax County Farmer’s Market locations (Kingstowne, Burke and Mosaic), setting up the collection station, working with customers to assist them with the collection of compostable materials in our bins, keeping track of the number of customers and filled bins; loading up the van at the end of the market and returning the van, equipment and the filled bins to the farm.
Some additional duties may include: Helping on site with composting by emptying bins, assist with compost system maintenance, cleaning bins at composting site on Fairfax County if necessary.
The pay rate is $20 per hour for between 18 and 20 hours each week. There is an opportunity for additional shifts depending on your availability.