Compost Operations Coordinator, Appalachian State University

Boone, NC

Job Title: Compost Operations Coordinator

Organization: Appalachian State University


  • Coordination of compost facility to include daily operations and scheduled maintenance per operations and maintenance manual.
  • Pick-up compostable materials at designated areas and process into composting area.
  • Keep daily records of temperatures and measurements and other data collections required by permitting process on computer spreadsheets.
  • Lead informational tours and discuss the compost process and answer questions on Appalachian’s compost facility.
  • Attend sustainability meetings regarding composting operations and seek ways to expand composting within the campus community.
  • Additional duties may include assisting Recycling in daily operations, assisting with campus move requests, assisting landscape crews with daily maintenance.

Desired qualifications: 

  • Bachelors Degree in Sustainable Development or equivalent from an accredited university.
  • Some supervisory experience.
  • Considerable knowledge of current composting, and recycling practices.
  • Ability to use the internet, email, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be able to keep detailed records and daily maintenance logs as required.
  • Possess good written and oral communications skills.
  • Have the ability to operate dump trucks, backhoes, tractors, and all associated hand tools.

Start and end dates: Permanent Full-Time

Salary/pay: $31,200 – $33,636

How to apply: Apply here.

Application deadline: 02/12/2019