Company Overview

Farm to Garden Organics is a Victoria based, organic materials recycler. We take local garden and forestry residuals and process them into a premium, organic, compost for landscapers, home gardeners, and local businesses. Our goal is to provide these related products and services with an underlying focus on quality, integrity, and transparency. We are a company that prides ourselves on living up to our core values:

  • We work hard, we work smart
  • We build lasting value
  • We are creative and innovative
  • We have fun
  • We act with integrity
  • We care

Job Overview and Responsibilities

A successful candidate is someone with large equipment experience who can communicate clearly and effectively and has attention to detail. The Equipment Operator will work under the Site Supervisor and be the driver behind the compost production.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Moving bedding
  • Forming and turning windrows
  • Mixing material
  • Screening compost
  • Operating a Wheel loader (L90F) operation which includes:
    • Windrow formation
    • Windrow turning
    • Screening
    • Removing and replacing bedding in barns
    • Compost mixing
  • Operating a Excavator (Kobelco 221) operation which includes:
    • Sorting and piling brush
    • Site maintenance
  • Maintaining machinery by performing daily pre-trip inspections
  • Helping load customers or run occasional deliveries when needed

Role Competencies

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work alone as well as with a team
  • Willingness to work with their hands when necessary
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional, organized, detail oriented

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 2 years experience with heavy equipment
  • Compost or soil knowledge an asset
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs, climb in and out of elevated machinery

This position is located in Victoria, BC.

Job Type: Full Time
Company: Farm to Garden

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