Waste Services Coordinator Job at Buckinghamshire Council in Aylesbury

Job Description


£36,984 – £38,881

Reference number


Contract type

Fixed Term / Secondment

Working hours

Full Time

Date posted

21 Feb 2021, 11 p.m.

Application deadline

3 Mar 2021

Interview date

10 Mar 2021


Buckinghamshire Council are looking to recruit a Waste Services Coordinator to support the wider Operational Delivery management team.

This is a Fixed term post for 12 months.

About us

The role fits into the largest front facing operation of the Council within Neighbourhood Services which is part of the Communities Directorate.

You will form part of a passionate and enthusiastic team within Operational Delivery of Neighbourhood Services. The team is responsible for the strategic delivery of frontline statutory and commercial services across waste, street cleansing and grounds maintenance. You will be part of the backbone for ensuring these services are delivered to the highest of standard by managing service delivery projects, advising senior stakeholders on legislative changes and ensuring key software is manged to allow for smooth operational running day to day.

The team work flexibly Monday-Friday, often on site at Pembroke Road or working from home during the current global pandemic.

About the role

This role allows for decision making and budget accountability, with the autonomy to present ideas for change and improvement. No two days are ever the same. Despite structured workloads the role can sometimes be reactional based with on the ground practical and sensible decision making required to problem solve.

The candidate will support the wider Operational Delivery management team and frontline operations to identify, develop and implement consistent service improvements. Leading on service improvement projects such as waste collection round optimisations, the introduction of new services and industry led public realm communication campaigns.

There will be responsibilities for co-ordinating suitable waste management arrangements at new build properties. This includes providing technical advice on planning applications to ensure that service requirements are met and professional relationships are developed with landlords, managing agents and contractors.

About you

The successful candidate will act as the technical expert on waste legislation, from strategy, bills and policy, the individual must horizon scan to ensure legal changes and industry best practice are brought to the attention of senior management. Additionally be a front face as the technical expert for waste management software Bartec. This ranges from managing the contract, being able to produce data reports on request, manipulating and analysing data and ensuring any collection day changes are reflected in the system.

The successful candidate will have:
Worked within the waste industry, ideally within local government

Highly technical with Bartec waste management software

Strong communicator across an array of stakeholders

Other information

This role is a 1 year fix term contract.

The role will closed on Midnight of the 3rd March 2021

Virtual interview via MS Teams scheduled for Wednesday 10th March 2021

Contact Operations Manager Amy Bridgford on 01296585983 for more details.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible.

Our values

We have a set of values, which our employees have chosen, that represent what we are – Proud, Ambitious, Collaborative and Trustworthy.

By joining Buckinghamshire Council, you can expect:
a fair and inclusive culture

the chance to really make a difference to those around you

health and well-being initiatives including an Employee Assistance Programme, Mental Health First Aiders and mindfulness workshops

a unified voice through our Employee Representative Group

ongoing support, and the opportunity to develop and progress in your career with us

opportunities to take part in fun activities such as fundraising and social events

About the Business Unit

Our Communities directorate work across the county to deliver a number of the key customer facing services that our residents, businesses and visitors rely on every day. This includes collecting and disposing of waste, maintaining highways and managing country parks, leisure facilities, museums, theatres and libraries, as well as developing our cultural strategy. The customer is central to how we develop and deliver all of these services, which help promote our rich and vibrant culture.

We are looking for enthusiastic, ambitious and committed individuals to join our team and help make Buckinghamshire a great place to live, work and visit. This is an exciting time for us, as we bring together many of the place based services that have previously been run by different authorities. We manage services through a combination of direct delivery, contract management and commissioning, as well as through our key partnerships. As part of the function, you will join us on our journey of continuous improvement. Whether that’s through developing strategies and ways of working, or delivering services on the ground – every person in Communities is a valued member of the team.

We recognise and reward you

Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people. We actively encourage a good work-life balance and promote flexible and agile working arrangements. We provide discounts on various Cafés, restaurants, shops and auto enrolment onto our generous Pension Scheme. We also offer a salary sacrifice personal car lease scheme and the opportunity to gain membership to Costco. We have discounted gym memberships, Travel discounts with Arriva and Chiltern Railways and much more.


About Company

Company: Buckinghamshire Council

Company Location:  Aylesbury

Job Category: Engineering Jobs, Mechnical Jobs, Electrical Jobs

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