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Waste Officer (Enforcement)

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £27,803 to £33,945 per annum, pro rata (Grade G)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Part Time
29.6 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/06/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the environment? Do you have a keen eye for detail and a strong sense of responsibility? If so, West Berkshire Council has an exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated team as a Waste Officer (Enforcement).

As a Waste Officer (Enforcement), you will play a crucial role in ensuring compliance with waste management regulations and promoting sustainable waste practices within the West Berkshire area. Reporting to the Principal Waste Officer (Management), you will be responsible for:

  • Investigating and resolving waste-related complaints and incidents
  • Conducting site inspections and audits to monitor compliance
  • Providing advice and guidance to businesses and residents on waste management
  • Enforcing relevant legislation and issuing appropriate notices and penalties
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to drive continuous improvement in waste services

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • A good understanding of waste management legislation and best practices
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • The ability to work independently and manage your own workload effectively
  • A full driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 28 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Eleanor Bunn, Principal Waste Officer (Management), on 01635 503241 or email eleanor.bunn1@westberks.gov.uk.

Join us at West Berkshire Council and contribute to making a difference in our local community.

West Berkshire Council is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified individuals.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please now complete a short online application form. You will then be able to upload your CV, if you do not have a CV please download our full application form below, complete and upload that instead.

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