Available Positions

Residential Driver & Runner: Residential Pick-up Team Chicago, Illinois - Ops Team - Part-Time

WasteNot Compost aims to make composting as easy, clean, and cool as possible in Chicago. As a residential driver, you will be responsible for navigating the streets of Chicago, using routing information, and recording pertinent data for individual stops.


  • Utilize route information and navigation tools to deliver WasteNot pails to members on scheduled pick-up days
  • Ensuring pails are delivered in pristine conditions to the correct addresses
  • Read and understand notes on pail location to ensure pail is properly placed
  • Noting pertinent data for individual stops
  • Interacting with curious Chicagoans who may be interested in composting or our current members Serving as a liaison between WasteNot Compost and it’s members

About You

  • Detail-oriented, able to problem-solve quickly, and think on your feet
  • Ability to adapt to changes and changing conditions
  • Positive, can-do, self-starter attitude
  • Strong commitment to the safety of yourself, your team members, and the WasteNot vehicle
  • Mastery of navigation apps such as Google Maps
  • Must have smart phone
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull 50 pounds above your head
  • Loves customer service and putting in a good day’s work
  • Ability to walk, bend, squat, climb, reach, and kneel
  • Ability to communicate regularly, constructively, and effectively to team members
  • Good sport and willing to work in all types of weather conditions (rain, heat, cold, snow, etc.)
  • Must be able to work independently, but also collaborate with the runner to ensure tasks are completed properly
  • Comfortable with frequent driving in an urban setting
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean record
  • Experience driving commercial vehicles or work vans is preferred, but not required

To Apply
Please email us a cover letter and resume to: team@wastenotcompost.com

*Job Offer is contingent on successful completion of a background check.*