Somerset Waste Partnership

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) was established in 2007 to manage waste services on behalf of all Council’s in Somerset. SWP manages waste collection, recycling and disposal services for over 250,000 Somerset homes, aiming to increase recycling levels from 52% towards 70% per cent and more, continue to recycle nearly everything in the UK, and improve its already ‘high-flying’ carbon performance. SWP is nationally recognised for our history of innovation and its
excellent environmental performance. 

We are looking for a passionate and energetic individual to continue this history of innovation and help us deliver our huge ambitions, at what is a very exciting time to work in a role making a real difference to our environment. The following new post within the organisation is offered on a permanent basis:

  • Collection Contract Supervisor
  • Ref No: SWPH032
  • Salary: Between £29,636 and £33,799 per annum (Appointments are normally made at the bottom of the salary scale)
  • Closing Date: 20 September 2019 Interview Date: w/c 7 October 2019

A key position has arisen within Somerset Waste Partnership, ensuring we have the technical capacity to support the mobilisation of a new contractor and the effective planning of Recycle More. SWP are hugely ambitious for the future, and we are looking for someone who wants the opportunity to develop and drive this project forward, so that SWP remains at the cutting edge nationally and to make a huge difference to residents and the environment in Somerset. 

Please email for application details. Please quote the above reference number. For further information or an informal discussion, please call Colin Mercer, Collection Contract Manager on (01823) 625722. Please see our latest Business Plan ( for more information about SWP.

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