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NewTerra Compost, LLC is growing in the greater Chattanooga area.  Based out of Wildwood GA, the company is looking to bring on new team members that are interested in diverting food residuals from the landfill.  This position will be part of the pickup and composting operations. Applicants do not need any prior experience in composting, but do need to have the desire to learn more and become an ambassador for sustainability and composting. 

Job Description:

  • Operate company commercial and residential trucks around Hamilton and Dade county.

  • Move, Roll, dump, and hose out 5 and 65 gallon containers of food residuals.

  • Use hand held electronic devices to navigate routes, take notes/document pickups, and complete reports.

  • Communicate to customers and the public the purpose behind composting food residuals.

  • Help as needed with additional jobs at the compost site.

  • Positive and team mentality. 

Essential functions and requirements:

  • Able to maintain a clean driving record and motor vehicle license.

  • Age 21+

  • Able to pass drug screening and periodic testing.

  • Able to work outside in all conditions.  

  • Able to roll 65 gallon containers that weigh 200-300lbs.

  • Able to pick up and move 5 gallon buckets that weigh 20+ lbs.

  • Able to work Third or First shift positions.

  • Able to follow safety and process procedures.

  • Able to work safely at all times.

  • Able to work alone and unsupervised.

  • Reliable transportation to get to the site.

  • Reliable and consistent attendance. 

Big Plus:

  • Knowledgeable about composting and the benefits of compost to our community.


  • Commercial: Monday - Friday 3:30am - 11:30am

  • Residential: Tuesday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:00pm (Route will grow with time to Monday - Friday)

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