Waste disposal or environmental services manager
- Co-ordinates the resources and activities relating to the procurement, collection, storage, processing and sale of scrap metal and related products.
- Keeps up to date with new legislation and liaises with appropriate regulatory bodies to ensure compliance with legislation regarding waste disposal and environmental services.
- Liaises with members of the local community to educate and promote the concept of recycling and appropriate waste management.
- Monitors levels of waste disposal, recycling and related environmental services, compiles statistics and produces reports.
- Manages and delegates tasks to staff and co-ordinates the maintenance and optimum utilisation of waste disposal and related equipment to provide an efficient service.
- Determines staffing, financial, material and other short- and long-term requirements.
Typical Education Level
Level 3 NVQ; A Levels
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 17% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for waste disposal or environmental services manager is £35,859
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 458. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for waste disposal or environmental services manager roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £35,859 per year. That is about £2,988 per month or £18.39 per hour. New workers generally start on £21,403, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £67,579
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 458 people are employed in the region.