Temp Support Officer / Administrator – Waste Management Team

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Temp Support Officer / Administrator – Waste Management Team
Contract / Temporary

Derby RQ638457

Posted: 25th July 2022 12:37
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  • Pay Rate:

    £9.50 per hour PAYE/National Minimum Wage applies

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2 months

  • Derbu,

    DE21 4BD

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Support Officer / Administrator – Waste Management Team

Job Ref: Derby RQ638457

To provide a comprehensive administrative support for the Waste Management Section, which is responsible for refuse and recycling collections, waste treatment and disposal and associated promotional activities. The post holder will provide a “back office” function for the Waste Management Section, managing customer enquiries, service requests and complaints.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive support to the frontline services by the provision of an effective and efficient administration service - in particular, the production of a range of paperwork/jobsheets.
  • Carry out general administration duties including but not limited to the processing of missed bins, waste transfer notes, trade agreements, provision of wheeled bins, bulky waste collections, correspondence and raising and issuing of work instructions etc.
  • Liaise with staff to monitor, progress and resolve customer enquiries and complaints recorded in the Customer Relationship Manager (CRM) system (Lagan).
  • rcord all actions and develop history in Lagan of action taken in line with procedures, timescales and instructions.
  • Accurately maintain and build records within Waste Management’s bespoke database in relation to round data, exemptions, crew information, bin inventory etc.
  • Communicate and liaise with operational teams/individuals requesting rectifications or ad-hoc work be carried out, relaying service information and collecting reports back from crews.
  • Prepare responses to queries and complaints from members of the public by letter and email.
  • Prepare and submit management information on the section’s activities including maintaining, extracting and analysing data, collating statistics and compiling reports (using both manual and computer-based systems).


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Experience of Waste Management/working in an operational environment (desirable).
  • Lagan experience (desirable).
  • Experience of using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems and managing customers’ cases.
  • Experience of progressing customer requests for service, queries and complaints through to resolution.



  • Good communication skills – ability to produce well written letters and emails.
  • Ability to discuss information courteously with customers over the phone, occasionally in difficult circumstances
  • Experience of accurately updating and maintaining Microsoft Access databases
  • Experience of finance systems – processing orders and invoicing.
  • Ability to produce simple management reports – carrying out research and collating and displaying data appropriately
  • Minute taking skills and experience.
  • Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages using Outlook and Excel.


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Derby RQ638457
Temp Support Officer / Administrator – Waste Management Team
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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