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Production Worker (seasonal) Garbage to Garden +3 more

  • Date Posted May 18, 2022
  • Location Portland, ME
  • Category Agriculture / Production
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description LOCALLY INSPIRED, COMMUNITY DRIVEN. Founded in 2012 and based in Portland, Maine, Garbage to Garden is the beloved curbside composting service that offers a convenient way to recycle food scraps, including meat, dairy and bones, to be used to renew our local soil.

Today, Garbage to Garden is the most successful market-based curbside composting company in the Northeast, servicing over 10,000 households, schools, restaurants, businesses, and events throughout Maine and Massachusetts. The ethos of Garbage to Garden is rooted in the spirit of sustainability and supporting the local economy while making composting accessible and approachable as possible for all. 

We're a group of talented, hard-working, and passionate people and we are always looking for more go-getters ready to change our community for the better. With 24 full-time employees, we have the benefits of a large corporation and the family-like atmosphere of a start-up company.
Job description

Production Worker (Part-time, seasonal) 

We are looking for honest & enthusiastic individuals who are ready to work hard, work fast, & have fun. Production workers are responsible for supporting operations by ensuring that we have the thousands of bags of compost necessary for smooth operations and assisting in production of our raised beds.

We have opportunities for part-time shifts Monday through Friday from 8am-4pm, schedule and hours based on company needs and candidate desire. Seasonal April 1, 2022 -July 1, 2022 with possibility to extend the season.

Responsibilities include:

  • Filling bags of compost
  • Cutting and staining lumber
  • Partial construction of raised beds
  • Assisting with loading and unloading trucks as needed 


  • Because there is limited access to public transportation, we only recommend that those with access to a vehicle apply.
  • Must be able to safely lift 50-75 lbs
  • Valid class C driver's license a plus but not required


  • Free residential composting account
  • Discounted compost and planting mix
  • Discounted auto work
  • Holiday pay 

Compensation: $16.50/hour

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