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Waste Team Leader

A Local Authority based in West Yorkshire is currently recruiting for a Waste Team Leader to join their waste management team as soon as possible.

This is a full time, temporary position with the ideal candidate having experience working in a waste environment with management of operations and/or fleet management.

The purpose of the role is to lead and manage an efficient, customer focused, and high-quality domestic waste collection service for the local authority.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

  • Undertake day to day supervision within a designated area of responsibility, and on a city-wide basis when required, with management and monitoring to ensure that allocated tasks are completed safely, to schedule and agreed standards

  • Coordinate crews and services, communicate with managers and others on any service/route/crew issues either verbally or through service update reports, and ensure forward planning to deal with any service failures when required.

  • Take responsibility, when required, for ensuring the service is fully crewed and that fleet resources are available to ensure the service is delivered.

  • Work with Fleet Services and assist in the coordination of vehicle fleet across the services and, where required, ensure that vehicles are in a safe, clean and serviceable condition.

  • Investigate and resolve complaints regarding the service in accordance with the Council's Complaints Policy.

  • Ensure that all Health and Safety protocols are implemented in line with relevant legislation, corporate performance and industry standards and good practice.

  • Promote a positive health and safety culture within the service by ensuring communication, control, co-ordination and co-operation is maintained within the service and any other appropriate stakeholder

  • Investigate and report on incidents/accidents.


  • Managing within operational environments

  • Dealing with challenging conversations

  • Knowledge of waste and recycling

  • Customer focused

  • Good IT and systems skills

  • Working within a team

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £17 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£445 p/week NET after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications.

So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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