Sustainability Officer - Waste Minimisation
Location: Braintree, Essex
Salary: £30,405 to £33,825 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
Closing date: Midnight on Tuesday 12th July 2022
Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Braintree Council to recruit this Sustainability Officer – Waste Minimisation role.
Are you passionate about the environment and recycling and have experience of working in a waste or recycling role together with strong report writing skills and an educational background in environmental sciences?
This Sustainability Officer is an exciting and genuine opportunity to help tackle climate change and maximise opportunities in the circular economy.
This role will support Braintree District Council’s goal to achieve it’s goal of becoming carbon neutral as a Council by 2030, as well as supporting communities to reduce the impacts of climate change across the Braintree District.
The Sustainability Officer will manage a small team providing a high standard of operational, administrative and technical support relating to recycling, climate change and waste management across the District.
The role will require you to be flexible with your hours which could occasionally start at 6.30am when liaising with the refuse and recycling crews. Occasional evening and weekend working may also be required in this role in order to attend evening meetings/talks and weekend events.
Why choose Braintree District Council?
Braintree is an ambitious and dynamic Council and is becoming one of the fastest growing Districts in the East of England with three growing towns, London just 45 minutes away and the district located directly between the international transport centres of Stansted Airport and Harwich and Felixstowe International Ports. We have a deserved track record for delivering and a strong reputation within the business community.
Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward thinking approach which is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it.
Visit our website to read more about what our district offers residents, visitors, businesses and employees. You can also view our strategic investments and the innovative projects setting up home in our region.
What should you do next?
If you are interested in finding out more about this role, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our Braintree District Council website or apply using the link below
Please find more information about the role and apply on our website here: Sustainability Officer – Waste Minimisation
Please Note – Essex County Council is advertising this role on behalf of Braintree District Council and if successful you will be employed by Braintree District Council
If you have any queries regarding submitting an application or require anything further, please email [email protected]