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Environmental Services Officer

  • Employer: Harborough District Council
  • Reference: ES/22/199619
  • Published: Fri 10/06/2022, 14:47 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/06/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 4 £22,129-£23,953 Pay award pending
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire, Leicestershire

Harborough District Council’s vision is to work with communities in a vibrant, safe and prosperous district and to bring the best opportunities to all.

The Environmental Services team are seeking a committed, enthusiastic individual with excellent administrative skills and an eagerness to learn.

The post reports directly to the Environmental Services Team Leader (Waste Operations) and will work across the environmental services function which covers domestic waste, trade waste, grounds maintenance, street cleansing and environmental crime.

You will be an integral part in supporting to deliver several exciting projects within the Environmental Services department including the implementation of a new waste strategy.

You will be required to undertake various site visits and inspections to ensure compliance with service level agreements, terms & conditions and monitor contractor performance.

An essential part of your job will be to build strong relationships with our contractor, other external partners and internal colleagues, so you must be an excellent and confident communicator, ensuring others trust your professional judgement and advice.

The role will involve a lot of customer interaction, acting as the first point of contact for the Environmental Services team. A commitment to a high level of customer care is essential, as well as attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.

You will play an active role in a multi-skilled and motivated team, and there will be plenty of opportunities to develop your skills, progress your career and contribute to the direction of the service.

You will also be able to demonstrate negotiation skills; enthusiasm; self-motivation; sound judgement; a proactive approach to problem solving and tackling challenges; excellent organisational skills; and an ability to identify and act on opportunities to improve service delivery.           

You must have a full valid UK driving licence and access to a suitable vehicle for work purposes (reasonable adjustments will be considered).

The Council operates an agile working practice between home working and office working at The Symington Building.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Ryan Finnegan, Environmental Services Team Leader (Waste Operations) on 07701 330272 during office hours.

People who are employed through an employment agency to carry out work at HDC may apply for internal vacancies.

All applicants should be aware that any employee, who is at threat of redundancy at the time of a position being advertised, will have priority status.

 The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 9am Monday 27th June 2022.

Find out more about the benefits of working at Harborough District Council.

Should you have any difficulties please e-mail recruitment@harborough.gov.uk CV’s will not be accepted. 

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  • Employer: Harborough District Council
  • Reference: ES/22/199619
  • Published: Fri 10/06/2022, 14:47 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 27/06/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade 4 £22,129-£23,953 Pay award pending
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire, Leicestershire

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