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Waste Collection Supervisor - Thurrock Council

Waste Collection Supervisor - Thurrock Council

Job title: Waste Collection Supervisor

Employer: Thurrock Council

Location: Thurrock

Salary: £24,147 - £31,515 per annum

Closing date: 3 December 2017

Thurrock Council are now recruiting a Waste Collection Supervisor to take responsibility for the day to day management of the service, ensuring that it operates efficiently, effectively and safely. To be responsible for delivering a range of waste and recycling collection and disposal services, to established standards, ensuring a high standard of customer care and value for money are achieved.

Working as part of the Waste Collection Team within the Environment Department, you will provide a comprehensive waste collection service in Thurrock. You will manage and supervise a team of Waste Round Leaders and Waste Round Assistants to deliver professional and efficient, high quality domestic and trade collection services across the borough.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of waste collection supervision and will need to be suitably qualified and experienced in managing teams of staff providing high profile frontline services.

You will keep and maintain impeccable work records, which may be subject to scrutiny at any time.

A key role is to establish responsibilities, objectives, accountabilities and measures, by agreement and delegation to your team. You will be actively involved in shaping service development.

You will need to be resilient to the pressures of a frontline service role, pro-active and a problem solver.  You will be assertive, flexible and approachable; and able to motivate your team to continuously improve.

In return Thurrock Council offer a competitive salary and benefits including:

  • Flexible working to enable work life balance
  • Generous annual leave- 25 days rising to 30 after 5 years
  • Option to buy additional annual leave
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent training opportunities and an established CPD programme


Click here to for more details and to apply


Thurrock Council reserve the right to close this advert before the published closing date should we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. Thurrock Council are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. Thurrock Council have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent intu Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

Thurrock Council are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. Thurrock Council have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is an Investors in People (IIP) Gold accredited organisation and committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. Thurrock Council champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit local government body working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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