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Waste Strategy Officer

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Contract Type:
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 22/07/2019 23:59
£27,905 - £31,371 Grade 9
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Job Category:
Environmental Services / Waste / Recycling/ Parks
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County Hall, Durham
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Job details 

Closing date:
22 Jul

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Strategic Waste Management Team have an opening for a Waste Strategy Officer. If you enjoy working with the public, are passionate about the environment and are an effective team player this could be the ideal role for you.
We are looking for an experienced individual with a strategic mindset to help support the future service delivery of the Council’s waste management service and assist in communicating key messages relating to the service to relevant stakeholders. The candidate will need to be highly motivated, with a passion for making a difference in the delivery of the long-term strategic aims and objectives of the service.

The successful candidate will support the work of the Waste Strategy Team and play a key role in delivering sustainable waste management and transforming the waste agenda (as specified by Government) in order to move towards greater resource circularity.

You should be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the principle issues relating to waste management and hold a minimum qualification of a HND in a relevant subject.

Essential skills and abilities include:
• excellent verbal and written communication skills
• good problem solving skills
• the ability to work on your own and manage your own work load

We offer a flexible working hours and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme.

• Required Qualifications: HND or equivalent in a related discipline.

Interviews to be held on: Wednesday 31st July, 2019 & Thursday 1st August, 2019.

For further information about the post please contact: Victoria Burrell (Waste Strategy Team Manager) on 03000 266099, victoria.burrell@durham.gov.uk or Paula George (Waste Projects & Campaigns Team Leader) on 03000 266101, paula.george@durham.gov.uk.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on telephone no. 03000 264469/264223 / 268153 or email hrreal@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

This post is restricted to employees of Durham County Council which includes all permanent, temporary, fixed term employees and agency workers from day one of commencing with the Council.

If you are registered with redeployment and wish to be considered for a prior consideration interview for this post please contact the HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 268153 / 264469 / 264223

Please note in all cases the interview date must be prior to your end date.
In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

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