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Waste Officer X2

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £21166 to £24799 per annum (Grade F)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/07/2019 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

The Waste Management Team have an opening for a Waste Officer. If you enjoy working with the public, are passionate about the environment and are an effective team player this could be the ideal role for you.

Key tasks relate to the monitoring of waste services provided under the Council’s waste contract with Veolia.  Such services include household rubbish and recycling collections and street cleansing operations.

Working as an integral part of the Operations team, you would be responsible for responding to residents enquiries and managing waste related issues within a desiganted area of West Berkshire. 

You should be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the principle issues relating to waste management and hold GCSE level C or above in Maths and English.

Essential skills and abilities include:

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • good problem solving skills
  • the ability to work on your own and manage your own work load

We offer a flexible working hours, a fleet vehicle for business purposes and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

To apply you must be 21 years old, or over, and hold a current full driving licence.  For fleet insurance purposes you are required to have a minimum of one years driving experience.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies. 

Please contact Daniel Warne on 01635 503243 for an informal chat about this role.

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 complete an online application form.

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