Waste and Recycling Officer
Title: Waste and Recycling Officer
Contract: Fixed Term to end 30/06/2024
Salary: 21,748.00 - 25,481.00
Closing Date: 15/10/2021
Interview Date: 2/11/2021
Herefordshire Council is looking for an enthusiastic and customer focussed individual to join its friendly Waste Management Team. We have just approved a new Integrated Waste Strategy which outlines our ambitions and sets new targets to cut carbon, increase waste minimisation, reuse, recycling and composting activities.
Your role will be to encourage behavioural change of residents & businesses across the county through monitoring services and contractors, engaging with the public and resolving problems to help deliver excellent services which contribute towards our ambitions.
We are looking for someone who is a great communicator, has the ability to encourage behavioural change and can resolve problems.
The ability to travel independently around the county is essential. The working day can involve some early starts and some late finishes. Weekend working is also expected on some occasions.
The post is based at Plough Lane in Hereford although working from home is current practice.
If you want to find out more about the role please contact Nicola in the Waste Team on 01432 260488.
We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.
The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.
Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.
To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: firstname.lastname@example.org