West Berkshire Council

If you enjoy working with the public, are flexible, passionate about the environment and are an effective team player this could be the ideal role for you.

The Waste Management Team are responsible for overseeing the waste contract, which includes services such as household rubbish and recycling collections, street cleansing and related enforcement activities. Working as an integral part of the Operations team the successful candidate will be responsible for responding to, and managing, waste related issues within a designated area of West Berkshire.

We require candidates who have:

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • good problem solving skills
  • the ability to work on their own and manage their own work load

Candidates should hold GCSE level C or above in Maths and English and possess an environmental related qualification. However candidates who can demonstrate a sound understanding of the principle issues relating to waste management will also be considered.

The successful candidate will be provided with a mobile device, laptop and have access to a fleet vehicle for business purposes.

We offer a flexible working environment.

Applicants must be 21 years old or over and hold a current full driving licence and have a minimum of one year’s driving experience for fleet insurance purposes.

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

Please contact Daniel Warne on 01635 503243 for an informal chat about this role

To view the job description or apply for this role, please visit www.westberks.gov.uk/jobsandcareers

Closing date: 24th November 2017

Waste Officer
Waste Management
Transport and Countryside
37 hours per week
£20,138-£23,389 per annum, Grade F

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people in under represented groups such as people with disabilities or from a minority ethnic group.