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Waste Management Officer

  • Post Ref: 110839
  • Department: Environment
  • Salary details: £31,099 - £33,820 per annum
  • Employment Status: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing date: 25 September 2023
  • Interview date: w/c 02/10/2023
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Full time role although part time hours would be considered for the right candidate.

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council is looking for the right person who has an interest in sustainability and the environment to become part of our waste management team.

BCP Council is the tenth largest urban local authority in England with 397,000 residents, with 15 million visitors to our globally recognised coastline and beaches each year. As a result we manage 200,000 tonnes of waste per annum.

You will play an active role in a multi-skilled and motivated Strategic Waste team as we manage and renew our contracts and waste infrastructure. You will help shape and implement our strategy and policies as we meet our carbon reduction goals.

The role will require you to have an interest in the environment and wanting to be part of future change in how we manage our waste. You will be involved in a wide range of duties from contract management, recycling initiatives, data analysis, environmental strategy, policy development and implementation, as well as supporting the in-house operation of Recycling Centres, Transfer Stations and Commercial Waste business.

An essential part of your job will be to build strong relationships with senior officers, external partners, internal colleagues and residents. You must be a confident communicator. 

You will play an active role in the team in a supportive environment, and there will be plenty of opportunities to develop your skills, progress your career and contribute to the direction of the service as a whole. 

The role offers a mixture of homeworking and utilising offices at the most convenient location. 

Whatever stage of your career, whether you are just starting out or if you have experience, we welcome your application. 

For an informal discussion please contact: David Rickards, Waste Disposal Manager on 01202 123809 (david.rickards@bcpcouncil.gov.uk) or Georgina Fry, Waste Strategy & Resources Manager on 01202 126219 (georgina.fry@bcpcouncil.gov.uk)

As a result of the creation of BCP Council in 2019, we are working on simplifying our terms and conditions of service and will be creating a single pay structure which is to be applicable for all employees. It is important to us that we offer benefits that our colleagues value as part of their total employment package and we are reviewing these to make sure we have it right. We are in the process of establishing a timescale for implementation and colleagues joining us will be included in these changes. Expected to be in place 2024.