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JOB OPPORTUNITY - Recycling Officer

Maternity cover (9 months)

Recycling Officer – Culham, Abingdon

An opportunity has arisen for a Recycling Officer to join our busy Municipal Depot at South Oxford. This is a full time position (40 hours per week) but can be flexible on hours to suit the right applicant.

Reporting to the Senior Waste and Recycling Officer the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Delivery of a communications strategy for waste and recycling
Developing innovative methods of communication
Providing support to the Business Manager and Operations Manager
Responsible for researching, reviewing, providing recommendations on Best Practice initiatives and benchmarking
Liaising with council waste team and communications team to build strong working relationships
Assisting in the development of partnership working with internal and external partners and stakeholders

The Recycling officer will be involved in a number of different projects which include:-

Co-ordinating litter picks with community groups (approx. 100 per year)
Low participating areas - leaflets/posters and door to door service
Events/talks and MRF visits
Recycling queries from call centre and council
Waste reduction packs/recycling leaflets
Council communications – press releases, calendar and magazines
Parish league tables
Bin tags/stickers
New recycling initiatives i.e. kerbside WEEE and textile collections
Recycling giveaways

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to degree level with strong IT and communication skills with experience of managing and collating data for performance monitoring.

The role requires somebody that is able to work well under pressure with minimum supervision in addition to working well as part of a team.

Driving Licence Essential.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your cv and covering letter to

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