Preston City Council

An opportunity has arisen to join the waste management team at Preston City Council. We have a vacancy for a flexible, highly motivated, team player with excellent communication skills.

Reporting to the Waste Operations Manager you will work within a team managing the operational waste services offered by the Council. This will involve dealing with the public, 60+ staff in a variety of settings, dealing with vehicle and customer service issues as well as developing collection routes and working with new and existing ICT packages. Working as part of a small office based team at the Councils Argyll Road depot you will be a team player, but also with the ability to work alone, you should be able to prioritise a fluctuating workload, have good computer and numeracy skills. You should ideally have experience of working in an operational setting dealing with a varied workload.

If appointed you will be required to have a driving licence and must have a car available for work purposes.

The hours of work will be 37 per week, Monday to Friday. A casual user allowance is payable.
Standard hours of work are 6.30am to 14.30. However you must be flexible to suit the work requirements which will include later finishes on a regular basis, and occasional evening and weekend work.

  • Ref No ENWM01005
  • Closing Date 12 noon, Tuesday 19th March 2019
  • Interviews will be held Week Commencing 1st April 2019.

Apply on-line at Alternatively telephone the 24 hour recruitment line on 01772 906914, quoting the vacancy reference number for an application pack.
Completed forms must be returned to Human Resources, 1st Floor, Town Hall or emailed to