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Ref no:
WEL05278
Published:
24/11/2021
Closes:
10/12/2021
Location:
Whitehill Service Centre, 4 Inchmuir Road, Whitehill Industrial Estate, Bathgate
Salary:
£27,592 - £30,088 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

Advert

Fixed Term for 2 years

The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 2 November 2021.  West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels

(Information for Internal Staff - Secondment opportunities must be discussed with your current line manager prior to submitting an application for this post).

We are keen to employ a diverse workforce that reflects the people of Scotland. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and particularly from groups currently under-represented, including people with disabilities, those from minority ethnic communities or from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Help us to make Zero Waste Towns a reality in West Lothian by becoming a professional Waste Strategy Support Officer.  You will test lots of different approaches that we will need in order to change behaviour and make the transition to a fully zero waste society.  We are looking for someone creative and innovative who can work with other organisations and charities to progress and expand on our previous activities including reuse show homes, swap shops and upcycling craft activities.

The skills and experience you must have:

  • Educated to a good standard, preferably to degree level in waste management or a related environmental subject
  • Knowledge of current/pending legislation
  • Must be numerate, literate and I.T. competent
  • The candidate should be working towards associate membership of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management
  • Experience of working within the waste management industry
  • Must be able to communicate at all levels both internally and externally
  • A good communicator

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