Waste Management Technician

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Leicester, Leicestershire
£21,591 - £23,838 per annum
26 Jul 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Leicestershire County Council

Working Hours: Full Time

Hours per week - 37

Salary Range: £21,591 - £23,838

Appointment Type: Permanent

Location: County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE38RA


The Waste Operations Team is looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to increase the volumes of reuse collected at the Council's directly operated Recycling and Household Waste Sites (RHWS). This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about environmental issues and reducing waste to landfill to join the team in the new role. Items suitable for Reuse are currently segregated at the sites and the Council is looking to significantly improve the performance through developing the reuse offering further.

As the successful candidate, you would become a key member of the Waste Management Team and engage with the site staff and contractors to increase the volume of reuse segregated at sites and maximise income to the Council.


• A proactive, flexible attitude

• Commercially minded approach

• The ability to work under your own initiative

• Has a passion for Environmental issues

Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Emma Traherne (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role. Examples may include requests for flexible working patterns, annualised hours, flexible start and finish times, home/remote working etc.

Please apply sending us your CV as well a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.

Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available.

Click apply below for further information and to submit a copy of your application. 

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.

Closing date:23 August 2019 at midnight.