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WasteAware Co-ordinator - Hertfordshire County Council

WasteAware Co-ordinator - Hertfordshire County Council

Job Title: WasteAware Co-ordinator
Location: County Hall, Hertford
Salary Range: £26,999 - £33,799 per annum (3 year term)
Hours: 37
Contract: Fixed Term

Ref:  HCC13370 

‘WasteAware’ is Hertfordshire’s award winning public awareness and behavioural change campaign fundamental to the success of the Hertfordshire Waste Partnership. The aim of the campaign is to promote a wider understanding of issues linked to waste prevention, minimisation and recycling using a range of mediums from traditional presentations through to modern social media and will include promotion of the extensive range of recycling services available to residents in Hertfordshire, changing attitudes and behaviour to waste.

Given the size of the challenge the Hertfordshire Waste Partnership is now looking to recruit a second full time co-ordinator to liaise with colleagues in the partner authorities; with county, district and borough councillors, members of the public and other stakeholders to deliver a complex high profile campaign.

This involves co-ordinating, developing and implementing projects in conjunction with various project partners. You’ll be continually reviewing the campaign to deliver key messages; build awareness and change behaviour. To do this, in addition to general management of the campaign, you will also give presentations, prepare exhibitions, attend public meetings and other stakeholder events as well as deal with enquiries related to the campaign from a diverse range of sources.

To succeed, you will need proven experience in a similar role, as well as a good understanding of the waste management industry. For an informal discussion, please contact Duncan Jones on 01992 556150.

Closing Date: 3rd January
Interview Date: 28th January

Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes


Application Information

Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.

How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.


Additional Information

English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

Driving Roles Only: As part of this role, you will be required to travel to other HCC Sites/Residences either using your own mode of transport or a company car. In light of this, the ability to drive and/or travel around the County is required for this role a DVLA check will be required on appointment.


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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association 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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