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Operations Officer (Waste)

Waste Management

Argyll Road

£31,364 to £33,024 per annum

Post Type
Full Time

Contract Type

Closing Date
23.59 hours BST on Sunday 21 July 2024


An opportunity has arisen to join the waste management team at Preston City Council.  We have a vacancy for a flexible, highly motivated, team player with excellent communication skills.

Reporting to the Waste Operations Manager you will work within a team managing the operational waste services offered by the Council. This will involve dealing with the public, 70+ staff in a variety of settings, dealing with vehicle and customer service issues as well as developing collection routes and working with new and existing ICT packages. Working as part of a small office-based team at the Councils Argyll Road depot you will be a team player, but also with the ability to work alone, you should be able to prioritise a fluctuating workload, have good computer and numeracy skills. You should ideally have experience of working in an operational setting dealing with a varied workload.

If appointed you will be required to have a driving licence and must have a car available for work purposes.  The hours of work will be 37 per week, Monday to Friday.   A casual user allowance is payable.   

Standard hours of work are 6.30am to 14.30. However you must be flexible to suit the work requirements which will include later finishes on a regular basis, and occasional evening and weekend work. You must also be able to take part in a rota to cover work on Saturday mornings.

As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of employee benefits including a minimum of 30 days’ annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), family friendly policies, access to an Employee Assistance Programme, Local Government Pension Scheme, AVC’s, life assurance scheme, payment of professional fees, discounted parking, cycle to work scheme and discounted bus and rail fares.



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