Waste Management Officer (Strategy)

Dingwall, Highland
£32,833 - £35,890 p.a.
09 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

This position is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre and highly motivated waste management professional.  You will manage and develop services that are key to us in meeting our current and future challenges in relation to waste management.

You will provide operational experience and knowledge in the areas of landfill site management, procurement, budgetary control and waste treatment technology. You will ensure that the operation and development of our 18 licensed waste disposal facilities comply with current and future environmental legislation and standards. Detailed knowledge and experience relating to leachate and gas management systems will therefore be essential.

This a key role in the implementation of the strategic changes necessary for us to meet current and future legislative requirements - in particular the ban on landfilling of biodegradable municipal waste from 1st January 2021, and the development and implementation of future waste treatment options.

It is essential that applicants have a degree and/or hold a relevant professional qualification, have excellent communication skills and significant experience and understanding of landfilling operations and the current resource management field.

For an application pack and full details of the job and person specification please Click on the link https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/councils/highland-council/jobs/waste-management-officer-strategy-dingwall-hgh04446-82778