Compost And Organics Operations Coordinator - Open Until Filled

Salt Lake County Salt Lake City , UT 84101

Posted 3 months ago


Paid Compost operations training will be provided for the selected candidate.

Maintains the Seal of Testing Assurance (STA) Certification by the US Composting Council for the Salt Lake Valley Landfill. Oversees the day to day activities of the compost facility and coordinates the composting processing operations.


Five (5) years of closely related work experience in environmental sustainability, construction, tree trimming or excavation industry, or related field.

Must possess a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of hire date.

Must receive a verified negative test result on a mandatory drug test before starting in this position. Will be subject to random alcohol and drug testing. May be subject to post accident and reasonable suspicion alcohol and drug testing.


  • Plan, coordinate and oversee all green waste disposal, material processing, and general compost operation activities.

  • Works closely with Sustainability Manager to develop and implement efficient processes to maximize available resources and consistent with budgetary needs.

  • Identifies inefficiencies, constraints, and bottlenecks within system, develop solutions to fix the issues and works with the Sustainability Manager to implement solutions.

  • Monitors, takes samples and analyzes various compost measurements such as temperature, moisture and oxygen levels and makes adjustments as necessary to improve the composting process and maintain STA certification.

  • Tracks information through various computer programs and monitors data.

  • Ensures staff training and adherence to practices of safe and proper operation tools, power equipment, heavy equipment and adherence to prescribed safety standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Completes accurate and timely required reporting to maintain STA certification including accident reports, materials and supplies utilization, and other related records and documentation.

  • Inspects completed work on equipment for adherence to work orders, required specifications, proper working and operating condition, and safety standards.

  • Provides training in equipment operations and essential job skills for entry-level and lesser skilled and knowledgeable equipment operations staff.

  • Coordinates and participates in operation of various vehicles and equipment in moving organic material / compost materials.

  • Participates in the work of staff under charge as needed in order to ensure successful and timely completion of the work.

  • Coordinates and participates as needed in the removal of non-acceptable items from material delivered from contract haulers.


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Compost And Organics Operations Coordinator - Open Until Filled

Salt Lake County