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Environmental Sustainability Co Ordinator

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£26,421 - £28,770
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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Job Type
Fleet waste and recycling
Contract Type
Full time permanent
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Job Details

Directorate: Housing Development and Growth

Section: Housing Development

Location: Weighbridge Site Lodge

Grade: Level 6

Actual Salary: £26,421 - £28,770

Hours: 37


This advert is open to both Internal and External applicants.


Develop and implement policies to help residents of Stoke-on-Trent to reuse, recycle and reduce waste more easily.


• Provide advice, information and education to the public and run events and schemes to promote the reuse, recycling and reduction of waste.


Liaise with relevant departments to identify those properties that are contaminating recycling containers and takes appropriate action.


• Develop and deliver a waste minimisation /recycling program to the residents of Stoke on Trent


• Organise and actively participate in road shows, events, presentations to the public, community groups, businesses or other relevant bodies to increase the awareness of the importance of recycling and waste minimisation issues.


• To prepare publicity material and exhibitions and to actively assist households, the community and businesses in waste minimisation, reuse and recycling initiatives.


• To liaise with waste collection and disposal services to identify poor performing areas and to take appropriate action when identified.


• To develop and maintain a robust database of recycling throughout the city including recycling quality.


• To prepare and present data and statistical information relating to the job role to the minimisation function to the Service Manager – Environmental Sustainability.


• To assist in the reporting of regulatory waste data requirements including Waste Data Flow Page 2 of 5


• Maintain an up to date knowledge of legislation relating to recycling and to keep abreast of all aspects of waste minimisation, re use and recycling.


• Assist in the development of recycling options and to assist in undertaking research to assess established and new recycling initiatives.


• Analyse database of statistical information relating to recycling and waste management


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Stoke-on-Trent City Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this – we therefore encourage applications from all sections of our community. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed together.


To Apply - please visit our website If you have any queries or want an application form in another format, please email or call us on 01782 238189.


About us

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a unitary authority employing approximately 4,600 staff who deliver 700 services to more than 260,000 residents. Our city comprises of six towns: Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Stoke and Tunstall. We are a city of strengths, with a proud heritage and bright future. We have undergone significant changes over the last few years. New ways of working have already transformed many service areas and we are determined to continue to develop more innovative approaches to ensure that we can maximise the benefits of transformation.

Our city

Although the 13th largest city in the UK, Stoke-on-Trent is rapidly outstripping a number of parts of the country with our economic growth and recovery.

Stoke-on-Trent is a city with a strong sense of civic pride - we’ve been voted the kindest city in the UK – and a place where you’ll receive a hugely warm welcome. We have a rich and diverse culture, steeped in our prestigious industrial heritage as the celebrated ‘world capital of ceramics’. But we don’t just want to celebrate our proud past – we firmly believe that Stoke-on-Trent’s best years are ahead of it. We are determined to raise aspirations and match them with high-quality education and health provision, as well as improved opportunities to secure fulfilling and well-paid work. Through uniting social and economic opportunities, we are maximising the full power of the city council as a secure and steadfast institution within the city.

Rewards and benefits

When you work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council you’ll be helping to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents. We’ll provide you with support, learning opportunities and flexible working options and some amazing benefits including; a competitive salary, generous holidays, an excellent defined local authority benefit pension scheme, annual leave purchase scheme, cycle to work schemes just to name a few. We also have access to lifestyle benefits which offer a wide range of discounts such as family days out, travel, retail and many more.

Our commitment to you

Vibrancy and diversity are two of Stoke-on-Trent’s greatest assets. A city founded on creative endeavour should value and celebrate the multitude of voices, ideas and identities that shape its culture. We are committed to creating a culture which is truly inclusive, where all staff feel valued, listened to, supported and able to do their work to the best of their abilities at all times. And we must ensure that our decisions and policies nurture and empower communities across our city and do not inadvertently disadvantage groups and individuals that we want to help to thrive.

Our approach to Equality and Diversity is an invitation to all our communities to work with and for us so we can continue to improve how we deliver services residents need.

Our employee networks are inclusive, open forums for colleagues with similar lived experiences. They allow staff to meet, support and mentor each other, alongside being a voice for under-represented groups to advise and support the organisation when developing policies and services.

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01782 238189
Stoke on Trent City Council
Civic Centre
Glebe Street
United Kingdom

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