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Waste & Recycling Promotions Officer

Location:  Ormskirk / Skelmersdale
Salary:  £21,589 to £23,863 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Published:  Monday 06 January 2020
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 02 February 2020
Reference:  HR-0074-19-E

Are you passionate about improving the environment? Do you have experience working with communities to effect behaviour change? The Waste & Recycling Promotions Officer is part of the Waste Management Team at West Lancashire Borough Council. You will be responsible for engaging and educating residents on how to sustainably manage their waste through reducing, reusing and recycling.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to join the Waste Management Team to help continue to innovate and develop on the successes already achieved. You will provide support to the operational delivery of the service, develop service improvements to meet customer needs, assist in the delivery of projects and engage local residents in recycling and waste reduction via promotions, door knocking, roadshows, community and school events and digital and print communications development.

You will need experience of working in a similar role, have a real passion and drive to improve recycling and be able to work with a range of services to develop successful projects that bring about service improvements with a strong customer focus.

Strong analytical skills are necessary along with excellent problem solving skills.Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work on your own initiative and collaboratively with others are essential. 

For an informal discussion please contact Michelle Williams, Head of Environmental Services on 01695 583244.

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