Work available now with Somerset Waste Partnership

Work available now with Somerset Waste Partnership

  • Customer Service Officer
  • Part Time
  • Salary: £19,171 – £21,166 pro-rata
  • Closing date: Friday July 31st, 2020 5:00pm
  • Somerset


6-month fixed term/secondment – until January 2021 to cover Maternity Leave

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) was established in 2007 to manage waste services on behalf of all Councils in Somerset. SWP manages waste collection, recycling and disposal services for over 250,000 Somerset homes, aiming to increase recycling levels from 52% towards 60% per cent by 2023, continue to recycle nearly everything in the UK, and improve its already ‘high-flying’ carbon performance.

SWP is nationally recognised for our history of innovation and its excellent environmental performance. We are looking for a passionate and energetic individual to continue this history of innovation and help us deliver our huge ambitions, at what is a very exciting time to work in a role making a real difference to our environment. The following post within the organisation is offered on a fixed term basis:

Customer Service Officer

Ref No:    SWPN025                                         Closing Date:   31/07/2020

Salary:     £19,171 – £21,166 pro-rata             Interview Date: w/c 10/08/2020

Supporting the work of the partnership, and representing the partnership to outside callers, we have a vacancy for a committed member of staff to join us in an important role. This is a part-time (22.5 hours per week) fixed term/secondment opportunity initially until 31 January 2021 and commencing as soon as possible. Job share opportunity.

You will ideally possess a professional Business Studies/Secretarial qualification i.e. BTEC, OND/ONC (Business and Finance) or NVQ Customer Service, extensive experience in a customer service/administrative role and wide experience of Windows based software, social media platforms (including Facebook) and Outlook.

Please email for application details.  Please quote the above reference number.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please call Kelly Hopwood, Customer Services Manager, on (01823) 625701. Please see our latest Business Plan ( for more information about SWP.


HGV Class 2 Recycling Drivers/Loaders

Working in the recycling industry means doing a job that keeps you fit, helps the environment, gets you home with plenty of the day left to spare and pays good rates.  It is hard work but rewarding work.

For the right people there is plenty of scope to get on, including paid training for loaders to become qualified truck drivers. Openings now in Somerset.

If you would like a job – driving, loading, or training as a driver – contact or call 07866 797200 today.

If you are interested, or know someone who might be, contact or call 07866 797200 today.