Apprentice (Strategic Waste Management)

Job Summary
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
19/07/2020 23:59
£153.55 per week (NMW in second year)
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Your normal place of work will be County Hall, but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham
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Closing date:
19 Jul
Further Information

As a Strategic Waste Management Apprentice, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience working in Strategic Waste Management.

We are looking for a keen, enthusiastic individual who has an interest in the environment and climate change. Your role will be a varied one and will help to support the work of strategic waste management, the future delivery of the council’s waste management service (reuse, recycling, composting and disposal), assist in communicating messages relating to the service to relevant stakeholders (such as residents of County Durham).

The strategic waste management functions that you will be involved in will include: waste prevention, reduction, reuse, recycling and composting, waste disposal, environmental monitoring or household waste recycling centres, waste management strategy and policy, waste contract management, environmental projects and campaigns, waste awareness and education and closed landfill site monitoring and management (including power generation).

The apprenticeship will be based in County Hall, Durham but you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

You will be studying the Waste Resource Operative Level 2 via Derwentside College.

You must either have or expect to achieve 4 GCSE’s at Grades A-C/9-4 or hold an equivalent and relevant qualification, possess good communication skills and excellent organisational skills.

Further information about this apprenticeship can be found in the supporting documents section.

If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact Victoria Burrell – email: victoria.burrell@durham.gov.uk or tel: 03000 266099

It is anticipated that interviews will be held (between 3rd and 14th August 2020)

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services on telephone no. 03000 263154 / 264469/ 264086/ 266148 or email PESNCC@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Permanent employees wishing to undertake a temporary post within the Council, whether this is within their substantive service, or across services, should seek the approval of their Line Manager/Senior Manager to undertake this temporary post with the guarantee to return to their substantive post at the expiry of the temporary post. If the temporary post is reviewed and further extended, agreement must be sought from the employee’s substantive line manager.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.