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Technical Officer - Waste Services

Central Depot, Barleyfield Road Ind Estate, Brynmawr, NP23 4YF
Grade 4 (18,070 - 20,661 per annum)
Contractual Status
Fixed Term
Fixed Term 12 months
Job Type

This post can also be offered as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this as a secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager. Secondments are available to permanent staff of the Authority only.

The successful candidate will assist in the development and implementation of sustainable waste management initiatives. They will also assist in the development of education, research and analysis programmes to support the implementation of these sustainable waste management initiatives.

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As the Technical Officer – Waste Services you will initiate and implement the effective marketing of the authority’s recycling services to current and potential commercial waste customers as well as assisting in developing the authority’s commercial waste service to ensure the maximum amount of recycling is being collected and customers have adequate storage for their waste and are charged accordingly.

You will review the costs of the commercial waste service annually and implement new charges in line with the authority’s budgets, maintain an awareness of current legislation and future trends to assist with the effective implementation of the role, coordinate the deliveries of receptacles to all commercial customers and write clear and concise reports for Scrutiny regarding waste services policies.

Essential qualifications and experience include:

  • 5 GCSE’s Grade C or above must include Maths, English and Science
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • An understanding of the existing and future legislation affecting waste matters
  • Excellent customer care and interpersonal skills

Special requirements:

  • Flexibility to work outside of normal hours


The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process.


Closing Date:            Thursday 1st March 2018 - 1pm

Shortlisting Date:      Tuesday 6th March 2018

Interview Date:          Tuesday 20th March 2018 

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