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Velo Composting Compost Technician Summer Job

Velo Composting Student on BikeIf this isn’t the coolest job on campus then I don’t know what is. Velo Composting—a new Action Research Team—is hiring a student compost technician for the summer and it could be you!

The main responsibilities of the position include the following:

  • Work with a partner to pick up and deliver loads of food waste from NAU Dining Locations to the compost facility on South campus in a timely manner (~1 hour per day).
  • Loads of food waste will be picked up via bicycle and trailer and/or pickup truck.
  • Operate hand tools and monitoring equipment to monitor, and assist with maintenance of a large-scale compost system at the new NAU Compost Facility (Located on South Campus by the Solar Array)
  • Attend weekly compost team meetings as well as other meetings on an as needed basis
  • Garner interest in compost and sustainability
  • Work with other units and employees within NAU Dining/Sodexo, Facilities Management/Capital Assets, and in waste collection, monitoring, and documentation.

The full job description can be found here.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to or The deadline to apply is April 10, so get those applications in soon!