Waste Project and Engagement Officer

North Somerset Council

Waste Project and Engagement Officer

Salary JG5 £22,183 per annum (within the career grade: JG5 £22,183 per annum; JG6 £25,481 per annum; JG7 £28,672 per annum).

We have an exciting opportunity for a Waste Project and Engagement Officer to join our busy Recycling and Waste Team. We are a high performing authority that delivers a broad range of statutory and non-statutory functions for the benefit of those that live, work and visit North Somerset.

As a Waste Project and Engagement Officer you will be responsible for driving waste minimisation, reuse and recycling within North Somerset through working with partners, community organisations, schools and service providers. You will also assist and lead on projects to engage with residents and businesses to improve the local area and tackle issues such as mis-presentation of waste (excess waste, double bins etc), vehicles blocking access for waste collections and other work with the wider Environment and Enforcement Team.

The ideal candidate will have experience of engaging with members of the public, practical experience carrying out an engagement type role, tackling and resolving difficult issues and knowledge of relevant legislation.

The post holder will be required to become an accredited officer under the police Community Safety Accreditation Scheme and will need to pass the police vetting process.

Please be aware this role is on a career grade. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will start on JG5 and move up the salary grades through an internal interview process.

Want to know more and apply?

For an informal discussion, please contact Chris Clarke, Waste Minimisation and Enforcement Manager  on christopher.clarke@n-somerset.gov.uk

Anticipated interview date:       Thursday 09 December 2021

North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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