- Managing waste management schemes, such as waste disposal sites and recycling facilities.
- Overseeing the transportation of waste to sites without contaminating air, land or water sources.
- Investigating new waste management facilities and recycling schemes.
- Monitoring waste collection services and their efficiency.
- Analysing waste volumes, and preparing statistics and reports.
- Research and prepare their organisation's policies on recycling and waste reduction
- Assist with the development of information and promotional materials
- Assist with the development, promotion and implementation of a new waste disposal scheme
- Using national waste strategy and policy to inform plans for waste collection, disposal, minimisation and recycling
- Carry out Laboratory analysis of chemicals concentration.
Qualifications & Skills
A degree in waste management or Chemical Engineering is often preferred. Other relevant subjects include:
- Biological or Biochemical sciences
- Environmental Science
- The ability to grasp complex and dynamic legislation
- The capacity to explain, apply and monitor such legislation
- Effective communication skills, both oral and written
- Patience and resilience
- Analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
- Good organisational and administrative skills
- An interest in, and understanding of, environmental and sustainability issues
- Good IT and general office skills