Somerset Waste Partnership

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) was established in 2007 to manage waste services on behalf of all Councils in Somerset. SWP manages waste collection, recycling and disposal services for over 250,000 Somerset homes as well as schools within Somerset, aiming to increase recycling levels from 52% towards 70% per cent and more, continue to recycle nearly everything in the UK, and improve our already ‘high-flying’ carbon performance. SWP is nationally recognised for our history of innovation and our 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. It is a very exciting time to for us in a role that will make a real difference to our customers and the environment. The following new post within the organisation is a full time position offered on a permanent basis:

  • Waste Management Officer
  • Ref No: SWPN021
  • Salary: Between £21,589 and £24,799 per annum (Appointments are normally made at the bottom of the salary scale)
  • Closing Date: 27 March 2020 Interview Date: 7 April 2020

A position has arisen within Somerset Waste Partnership, inspecting and monitoring the effective delivery of the waste collections contract. The successful candidate will engage with and influence the public to change behaviours promoting more effective participation in recycling, reuse and reduction. SWP are hugely ambitious for the future, and we are looking for someone who wants the opportunity to develop and drive this 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 Brett Carter, Customer Interface Manager on (01823) 625700. Please see our latest Business Plan
( for more information about SWP.