Waste Management Assistant, Dingwall - HGH16938


Waste Management Assistant, Dingwall - HGH16938

£20,001 - £30,000

HIGHLAND COUNCIL, Dingwall, Highland

  • Full time
  • Temporary

, 9 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: 22-07-2024 (In 5 days)

job Ref: HGH16938

Full Job Description

Job Description

Post Title: Waste Management Assistant
Location: Dingwall
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Fixed Term until 31/03/2025
Salary: £29,047 - £32,359 p.a.

Salary placing will normally be at the first point of the scale.

Contact Person: Imogen Percy-Bell Tel: or Claire Divine Tel:

Job Purpose: To support the roll-out of new kerbside waste and recycling services associated with the Recycling Improvement Fund (RIF) award from The Scottish Government.

The postholder will be required to successfully engage with the public throughout the Highland Council area to promote the Council’s new waste and recycling services, and to provide advice on sustainable consumption.

With the introduction of new recycling services across the region, this project will help to increase the recycling rate in Highland, accelerating the Council’s progress towards achieving its recycling commitments and net zero targets.

This will be a dynamic and fast-paced project delivering substantial environmental benefits working alongside a supportive and experienced team.

Please APPLY ONLINE. If you are unable to apply online and you wish to request an offline application pack, please contact Business Support, T: (24 hour voicemail) quoting the post reference number above.

Please find the Job Description below.

The Highland Council understands that diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, and being fair and inclusive. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds, representative of the communities we serve and particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be under-represented in our workforce.

As a disability confident employer, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria requirements for the post.

Shortlisted applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


You will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work  locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service, possession of a clean driving licence is therefore required.

Experience in one or more of the following: waste and recycling, community engagement, customer services or a communications role.

Excellent knowledge and ability to make proficient use of ICT including Excel and Word, including preparing Power Point presentations.