Recycling Officer

Leicester, Leicestershire
Grade A, The salary for this role is £15,842 - £16,640 per annum
12 Apr 2019
05 May 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Recycling Officer

De Montfort University (DMU)

Estates & Commercial Services

Ref. D-60709033-02

Grade A, The salary for this role is £15,842 - £16,640 per annum, plus a ‘top up’ to the Living Wage making the salary £16,899 pro rata, per annum.

Permanent, Part-time


De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Estates Directorate is large and diverse, employing circa 300 people, ranging from plumbers, engineers, carpenters, cleaners, porters, leisure centre assistants, to property management professionals, architects, project officers, CAD, space management, sustainability and energy and administrative personnel.


The salary for this role is £15,842 - £16,640 per annum, plus a ‘top up’ to the Living Wage making the salary £16,899 pro rata, per annum.

Based at the Leicester campus you will work 25 hours a week between the hours of 07.00am and 16.30 Monday - Friday on a shift pattern to meet the needs of the business. To be part of a team responsible for providing an efficient recycling service to the university working in all buildings on campus. This role includes: Collecting recycling / waste material by hand or vehicle from around the University buildings to a dedicated central location. Bailing and compacting of recycling material. Delivery of recycling / confidential bags around the University, along with breaking up damaged furniture and placing in correct waste stream. A flexible approach and attitude in providing a high standard of customer service is essential which enhances the day to day working and learning experience of Staff, Students. Experience in a similar environment and good understanding and awareness of Health and Safety requirements, especially manual handling and lifting methods, are required along with a flexible approach h to providing this service.

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking a motivated and professional individual who will be able to combine a personable approach with a strong focus on working to high standards. You will have previous experience of working as part of a team in a customer focused environment.

To discover more and apply, please go to our website by clicking the apply button.

Planned interview date: Wednesday 22nd May 2019.

Closing Date: 5th May 2019.