Vacancy posted: Thursday, 25 Oct 2012
Grade: Grade 8 £24,464 - £26,784
Hours: 35 hours per week
Location: Montgomerie House, Irvine
What is the Role? To lead the Waste Awareness Team in order to promote all aspects of sustainable waste management and assist in the administration, development and implementation of waste and recycling services for the Council.
What will you do?
Co-ordinate a team of waste awareness officers to deliver a comprehensive behaviour change campaign in order to contribute to the achievement of the Councils Waste Strategy.
What do you need to bring to the Role?
You must be educated to Higher level or equivalent, have experience of working within the waste management and recycling field along with extensive knowledge of both Scotland's Zero Waste Plan and NAC Waste Strategy and knowledge of waste management legislation. You must also have experience of managing the successful delivery of waste awareness activities and projects and experience of working with young people and children in education and awareness. Knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence and the Eco-schools programme and the ability to plan, prepare and implement waste management projects and initiatives and ability to prioritise own workload and that of others, work to deadlines and availability to travel throughout North Ayrshire are also essential.
Job Reference: NAY003113
Closing Date: 05-Nov-2012
About North Ayrshire Council
Home to 138,000 people, North Ayrshire covers an area of 340 square miles and includes the islands of Arran, Great Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae. Our dramatic coastal scenery, rolling hills and long sandy beaches make for a fantastic place for you and your family and friends to visit. Why work for us? If you think working for your local council is about sweeping roads and collecting Council Tax then think again. There's no such thing as a 'typical' job with us - just countless opportunities to make a real difference to North Ayrshire. From inspecting restaurants to caring for the local environment, North Ayrshire Council employees are hard at work making North Ayrshire the best it can be. Day in, day out, we’re responsible for delivering a huge variety of services to around 138,000 people. Working for North Ayrshire Council provides a career that’s challenging and rewarding. We’ll support your professional progression and development all the way.