Employment Offered

Employment Offered

Date Submitted
11/08/18
Position Title
Part-Time Compost Coordinator
Position Description
GrowNYC is a non-profit with a forty-six year history of improving the environment in New York City. GrowNYC’s Zero Waste Programs, funded by the NYC Department of Sanitation, were created in 2006 to provide outreach and education on a wide range of waste prevention, reuse, and recycling initiatives. In 2011, the GrowNYC Compost Program began collecting food scraps for composting at several Greenmarkets, and has since expanded to operate 60 food scrap drop-off locations throughout NYC, diverting 25 tons of food scraps from landfills each week.

Compost Coordinator Position
Compost Coordinators are responsible for collecting food scraps at their assigned Food Scrap Drop-off Sites,
promoting food-scrap diversion for composting as an alternative to conventional waste disposal, and educating
NYC residents on a wide variety of waste reduction and landfill diversion topics.
Compost Coordinator Responsibilities:
• Arrive at food scrap drop-off site thirty minutes before open hours begin to receive supply delivery
• Setup and prepare food-scrap collection receptacles and promotional materials
• Collect food-scraps from residents during open hours
• Conduct local outreach around collection sites to promote food-scrap composting to the general public
• Record information during collection hours and submit electronic reports on time
• Understand what can and cannot be composted and communicate that knowledge with participants
• Answer a range of questions about waste reduction, composting, recycling, and GrowNYC programs
• Promote and answer questions regarding the DSNY organics collection program
• Work with partners, participants, and stakeholders (e.g. GrowNYC staff, DSNY staff, DOT staff, NYPD,
schools, community organizations, merchants, construction personnel, etc.)
• Represent GrowNYC Zero Waste Programs

Visit https://www.grownyc.org/careers for more information.
County
Bronx Kings (Brooklyn) New York (Manhattan)
Your Name
GrowNYC