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Recycling Officer CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 12 Apr 2021

Tip: Use the Recycling Officer CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Neil Aston

151 Woodland Road
CO10 3UG
Mob: 079 4633 5688       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

Throughout my working years since University, I have amassed a skill set that has made me a determined, adaptable and reliable Recycling Officer with a passion for environmental causes. The work experience that I have in the recycling field complements my hard working attitude and allows me to accomplish all tasks to a very high standard. I am currently looking for an opportunity to further my career in the environmental sector and make a real difference in people’s daily lives.


  • Two years of relevant work experience
  • Degree in Environmental Geoscience from Bristol University
  • River Severn charity bike ride, 2013


2010 –2013BSc Environmental GeoscienceBristol UniversityGrade achieved: [2:2]

Relevant Modules:

  • Geology
  • Atmospheric Processes
  • Soils and Environmental Analysis
  • Environmental Geoscience

2010 – 2012
Results: Biology: A Geology: A German: B
A LevelsSummerfield College
2003 – 2010
Results: 11 GCSEs at Grades A*-C.
GCSEsWestminster School

Work experience

Sept 2014 – PresentRecycling Officer       Brighton Council

Main duties performed:

  • Ensuring that the council’s recycling procedures are followed correctly and efficiently to reduce the environmental impact of human processes
  • Highlighting the importance of recycling to staff members and the local community at large
  • Encouraging households and businesses to recycle more
  • Promoting all aspects of sustainable waste management
  • Initiating new recycling schemes in the borough
  • Holding regular meetings to discuss various topics including housing development, environmental concerns, community education and cutting down the cost of spending
  • Liaising with other departments to complete recycling duties
  • Keeping up-to-date with scientific advancements in the recycling field to ensure that all processes are as efficient as possible
  • Controlling budgets which have been allocated by the council board
  • Organising the maintenance of machinery and sites
  • Advising the planning team on locations and requirements of new sites
  • Organising and coordinating projects across the borough
  • Participating in community-based campaigns to promote recycling
  • Writing reports and presenting its findings to the senior management
  • Performing general admin duties

Sept 2013 – Sept 2014Admin Assistant         Sussex Waste Management

Main duties performed:

  • Organising meetings and schedule appointments for senior management
  • Assisting the recycling staff on-site
  • Producing computerised time sheets for waste disposal teams
  • Ensuring shifts run according to schedule


  • Effective Team Working Skills – Ripley Training Ltd.
  • European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) – BCS
  • HSE First Aid at Work


  • Superb communicator with experience of dealing with customer queries via phone, email and in person.
  • Exceptional scientific background knowledge to aid planning and effectiveness within waste management and disposal.
  • Meticulous in preparation to reduce planning errors.
  • Good grasp of the German language, often have to deal with German machinery manufacturers.
  • Excellent IT skills including proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Hobbies and interests

I love to travel and take pride in visiting new places and countries. In a sporting capacity, I am an avid cyclist and like to combine this with my love of travel. Additionally, I am very passionate about protecting the environment, and I regularly contribute to various ecological blogs.


Mr Peter Hunter
Recycling Manager, Brighton Council
Address: 8 Soho Rd, Chester, CQ8 5DT
Tel: 0723 6798 7822
Email: [email protected]
Mrs Maria Parker
Supervisor, Sussex Waste Management
Address: 4 Green Ln, Clay, CE1 3PP
Tel: 0980 6579 8903
Email: [email protected]

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Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £15.000 – £25.000
    Relevant Work Experience
    38+ hours per week


  • Communication Skills
    Ability to communicate effectively with government officials, business owners, policymakers and the general public
  • Interpersonal Skills
    Excellent interpersonal skills to build strong relationships with clients
  • Organisational Skills
    Excellent organisation skills to balance a heavy workload
  • Creativity
    Having a fresh perspective to challenge conventional practices
  • Teamwork
    Working with people with diverse skill sets and different backgrounds
  • Problem-solving
    Ability to come up with practical solutions to environmental problems

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