Aberdeenshire Council

As Team Manager (Processing and Disposal) you will have considerable experience in the Waste Management field. You will use this to be an integral member of the Waste Manager’s senior team, through which you will contribute to the development of the future direction of service planning and delivery.

You will also be responsible for the recruitment, training and management of a team of front line and professional colleagues tasked with the day to day delivery of the Waste Processing and Disposal function of Aberdeenshire Council. Delivering these in line with agreed strategies, and policies, will be a core part of your role, as will be the management of the budget required to carry out these activities.

In addition to the delivery of the core process and collection services, you will also be tasked with leading on specific projects, such as capital infrastructure investments and service transformation initiatives.

As well as the technical aspects, it is also important to us as a Service that we also focus on carrying out our work in the right manner. To that end the Service has recently developed 5 Core Values, namely:

  • Safety
  • Pursuit of Excellence
  • Accountable
  • Teamwork
  • Community Focus

As Team Manager you will demonstrate a commitment to these values and create a team environment where these Values are used by your colleagues to shape and inform their daily activities.

This is a Politically Restricted position as identified by the Local Government and Housing Act 1989. Further information on restrictions as a result of this designation is available by visiting the recruitment pages.

It is a material condition of employment for this post that the employee holds a full driving licence and has a car available, whenever required, in order to undertake a range of duties of the post. As such, the post is designated as an authorised car user and be entitled to receive mileage payments.

It is also essential for the postholder to hold a Certificate of Technical Competence (COTC) in Waste Management. Applications from candidates without this qualification will be considered but if the candidate were offered the position it would be subject to them gaining the COTC qualification within 18 months.

Interviews are expected to be held on 7th August 2019.

Informal Enquiries to Ros Baxter (Waste Manager) - 01467 534252

Full information and how to apply