Environment & Waste Management Technician

Leicestershire County Council


Organisation: Leicestershire County Council
Work Location: County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RJ
Worker Category: Hybrid Worker
Salary: £24,501 – £26,850 (pay award pending) 
Working Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 13th November 2023
Interview Date(s): TBA

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Environment & Waste Management Technician within
the Waste Policy & Strategy Team in the Environment and Transport Department. We are
looking for someone to develop, deliver and evaluate waste initiatives and projects, including
engaging with local communities, to increase recycling and reuse; reduce contamination, prevent
waste and support delivery of the Council’s environmental commitments.

About the Role

You will have the vision to identify and develop waste and environmental initiatives and the
skills to deliver and evaluate them to create a cleaner, greener Leicestershire.

You will work closely with our communications team and be involved in the delivery of our
volunteer scheme, including the delivery of training courses.

You will enjoy building relationships across stakeholders and working with the public;
utilising your communication, presentation and organisational skills at events, roadshows and
workshops to encourage behavioural change. This will include working outside normal working
hours and at different locations than your designated base. A proactive, flexible ‘can do’
attitude is a key attribute for this role

About You

To apply for this post, you must:

  • Have GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English and BTEC National, NVQ3 or equivalent
  • Have experience of project planning & evaluation
  • Have good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Have experience in the use of MS Office packages sufficient to collate information and
    produce reports
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Be able to work effectively alone or as part of a team
  • Be in possession of a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle, subject to the
    provisions of the Equality Act 2010

You must also have an understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities, and the ability
to apply this to all situations.

Interested in Flexible Working?

We are keen to support employees to balance their working life with other commitments.
Therefore, wherever possible, we will consider working arrangements that suit an individual’s
personal circumstances whilst still meeting the needs of the Council. If you would like to
discuss the possible flexible working options that might be applicable to this role, please
contact the person named below. This may include requests for term-time working, part-time
hours, compressed hours, flexible start and finish times, home/remote working, etc.

Every role within the Council has a defined working style which determines where they can work.
The worker category applicable to this post is detailed in the above advert. You can find out
more about our worker categories in the Our
Working Styles
page on our career site.

For more information or an informal discussion, please contact:

John Levison, Senior Initiatives Officer, Waste Policy and Strategy

Telephone: 0116 3056376

Email: [email protected]

How to Apply

Please apply sending us your CV as well as a supporting statement, detailing how you
meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be no longer than 500
words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.

Leicestershire County Council is an inclusive organisation which is on a journey to embed and
celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion at every level. We warmly welcome and encourage
applications from people of all backgrounds, as having a diverse workforce with different
perspectives and ideas is fundamental to our values and enriches the services we offer our
communities. We particularly welcome applicants from Ethnically Diverse and LGBTQ+ communities
and people with disabilities to create a balanced workforce and one that reflects the
communities we serve. Applicants with a disability who meet the criteria listed in the ‘About
You’ section above will be offered an interview under the Disability Confident Employer Scheme.

To apply for this job, please visit our website and click on ‘Apply Now’. You will need to upload a supporting
statement as part of your application which explains how you meet the criteria listed in the
‘About You’ section above. For more information, see the How to
section on our career site.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications
for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as

If you have any technical issues when trying to apply for this post, please contact our
Employee Service Centre.

By applying for this post, you agree to our Terms
and Conditions

This is a featured job (LCCFJ).

About Leicestershire County Council

Leicestershire County Council is a Stonewall
Top 100
, Disability
, Menopause
, Mindful Employer,
and Forces Friendly organisation. In
August 2021, we also signed up to the Race at Work Charter. We are
strongly committed to promoting equality and opportunity, championing employee wellbeing and
investing in staff training and development.

Our aim is to work with communities and partners to deliver public services that make
Leicestershire the best possible place to live and work for everyone. Our employees play a key
role in supporting this goal and helping us deliver the vital services we provide to the people
of Leicestershire.

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