Apprentice (Op Dev Refuse and Recycling)

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 19/07/2020 23:59
£153.55 per week (NMW in second year)
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Your normal place of work will be Hackworth road depot, Peterlee, SR8 2JQ, but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
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19 Jul
Further Information

As an Operational Development – Refuse and Recycling Apprentice, you will develop skills, knowledge and experience working in Refuse and Recycling.

The Operational Development Unit is a small team dealing with all aspects of the rubbish and recycling service. You will support the team in speaking to residents and customers, creating and implementing the collection rounds for each crew, project work and following up on requests and any operational issues. The team cover garden waste, rubbish and recycling collection, commercial waste, bulky waste collections and clinical waste.

The apprenticeship will be based at the council’s Hackworth Road Depot, Peterlee but you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.

You will be studying towards the Business Administrator Level 3 via the council’s training provider, Adult Learning and Skills Service (ALSS).

You must either have or expect to achieve 4 GCSE’s at Grades A-C/9-4 or hold an equivalent and relevant qualification, together with good communication & IT skills and an ability to work as part of a team.

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

If you require any additional information on this apprenticeship please contact Claire Huntington – email: claire.huntington@durham.gov.uk or tel: 03000 262560

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.

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This job is closed for applications.