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Sheffield - Waste Support Officer

Job Title: Sheffield - Waste Support Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £9.50 - 9.50 per hour
REF: NYK16252021
Contact Name: Nanayaw Kyeremeh
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Sheffield – Waste Support Officer

Location: Solpro, Windsor Street, Sheffield, S4 7WB.

Contract: Initial three-month contract with further extensions

Hours: Full Time – Monday to Friday

Payrate: £9.50 an hour


Candidates must be competent in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Excel.

Whilst the role involves outdoor and physical work, candidates should be aware that there is also a significant amount of admin work to carry out and should therefore be prepared to undertake such duties.

Key Responsibilities

The candidates will form part of a small team of enthusiastic self-motivated officers to assist in the delivery of important changes to household waste and recycling services specifically to council housing flats and maisonettes in Sheffield.

The team is managed centrally by the Estate and Environmental Services team but work across the city dealing with waste hot spot areas.

However, the officers will spend a significant amount of their time working from area offices, building relationships with the area teams and will:

Work with the Area Estate Teams to identify and target hotspot areas for problems with fly tipping/black bags etc around blocks of flats and maisonettes.

Carry out home visits to ensure that residents are aware of the appropriate ways to dispose of household waste.

Distribute literature and produce and display other publicity materials around education and enforcement.

Attend local community and TARA (Tenant and Resident Association) meetings to provide updates and deal with enquiries.

Arrange and support events within the community with the area housing team.

Carry out daily walkabouts at identified hotspot areas.

Identify and rectify any waste capacity issues through the Waste Management team & Veolia.

Liaise with other Council officers, in particular the Councils Environmental Protection team and Waste Management team.

Roll out education programme of “Love Where You Live” to tenants and residents on Housing estates together with Area Housing staff.

Send letters to inform residents about the LWYL campaign and ask for their support.

Assist with presentations around the Education and Enforcement project to local TARA’s and schools together with the Area Housing Teams.

Search through waste found where it shouldn’t be for evidence of who it belongs to, and subsequently carry out a home visit where an address is identified to discuss how waste should be disposed of correctly.

Identify repeat offenders for fly tipping / incorrect waste disposal, provide witness statements, initiate recharges for incorrectly left waste and work with Area ASB teams to open an ASB call on OHMS for the offending resident.

Using a range of IT based systems to record and collate data re: fly tipping / black bags within Estates.

Provide an efficient and effective admin support as part of a team:

Collect information from a variety of sources

Record and collate statistical and other information using a range of IT based systems.

Perform any other related duties and responsibilities which may arise.

It is important that the candidate has strong IT skills and is highly confident in using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

The candidate should be able to follow and interpret set procedures and be able to apply relevant policy to the work they are undertaking.

Some of the above responsibilities may involve requests for attendance at meetings and site visits outside of normal office hours.

All duties and responsibilities should be carried out in accordance with agreed Sheffield Housing Services policy and procedures, in particular the policies on Equal Opportunities and Health and Safety.

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other vacancies in your area please contact Nana Kyeremeh on 0208 514 9137 or Email