Recycling and Waste Officer

North Somerset Council

Clevedon, Somerset
£27,905 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: DRWS0919

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 23rd September 2019   7 days left

We are serious about reducing waste and recycling and deliver a leading waste management service achieving a 58% recycling rate.

As Recycling and Waste Officer you will be responsible for ensuring our recycling and waste services are delivered to a high standard. With a key focus on customer service, you will liaise with residents, Councillors, community organisations, schools, businesses and other stakeholders to deal with and respond to any service issues.

You will look at new and innovative ways of further improving our services, to make them more reliable, reduce waste, increase reuse and recycling, and carry out enforcement activities relating to the service

The post is 37 hours per week, working Tuesday to Saturday, so you will need to work independently and make decisions relating to the provision of services.

You will hold an approved professional qualification relevant to recycling and waste or have extensive practical experience of working within this service area, including the technical skills and understanding of the standards, legal responsibilities, work practices and processes relevant to the role.

For an informal discussion, please contact Colin Russell on 01934 427546.

Want to know more and apply? Visit to download an application pack and apply online.

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing date: Monday 23 September 2019
Anticipated interview date: to be confirmed

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