Roles and duties of the waste collection manager
The role and tasks of a waste collection manager are essential to ensure that waste is collected safely and in compliance with environmental standards. The main activities of this job include
Developing and implementing a waste collection system and procedures to ensure safety and compliance with environmental standards.
Developing waste collection plans, recycling programmes and hazardous waste management programmes.
Planning and supervising waste collection in urban and rural areas and organising waste collection and recycling awareness activities.
Managing issues relating to safety, health standards and public health, the use of chemicals and environmental legislation.
Develop partnerships with public and private organisations to improve waste collection and recycling programmes.
Leading and managing the waste collection team and monitoring activities.
Maintain waste and related equipment.
Responding to problems and working closely with local authorities and environmental agencies.
Provide information on waste collection and recycling systems to community members and businesses.
Use IT tools to monitor and manage waste collection data.
In short, the Waste Collection Officer plays a key role in implementing effective, environmentally-friendly programmes. They must be able to work proactively and deal with complex situations.
Salary and career development of a waste collection manager
The salary of a waste collection manager is highly dependent on years of experience. Here is a list of gross annual salaries in France for waste collection managers, based on years of experience:
0 to 2 years: from €30,000 to €35,000.
2 to 5 years: from 35,000 to 45,000 euros.
5 to 10 years: €45,000 to €55,000
10 to 15 years: €55,000 to €65,000.
More than 15 years: more than 65,000 euros.
Waste collection managers can also consider a number of career development opportunities. Here are a few examples:
Collection operations manager.
Waste management manager.
Head of waste logistics and planning.
Product lifecycle consultant.
Environmental initiatives manager.