Job vacancies


Scale 3 = £16,481 - £17,547 per annum

Job Reference T10

As an Assistant Technical Officer, you will work under guidance from Senior colleagues to enforce the relevant legislation relating to reports of fly-tipping; littering; abandoned vehicles; incorrect separation, presentation and removal of waste and waste containers; and the clearance of waste from private land.

You will also monitor the effectiveness of street cleansing activities and raise awareness through educational projects or involvement in community events about the impact of littering and the importance of recycling.  Within the role you shall be required to co-ordinate clean ups in areas which suffer from deprivation.

You must also be able to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people in writing, and face-to-face, sometimes in difficult situations. 

You should have good organisational skills and be able to work on your own initiative, and manage your workload whilst working to deadlines under pressure.

You should be computer literate, and have good numeracy skills, along with the ability to write clear and concise reports. 

As you will be required to travel around the Borough, a current, full driving licence is essential for this position. 

Some early morning, late evening, bank holiday and weekend working may be required on occasions.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy:

For people with hearing difficulties who have access to a minicom, please dial 01282 878992 using the minicom machine.

Closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 6th March 2017

NB : CV’s are only accepted as supplementary information; an application form must be completed.


Job Reference LIB148

£7.52 per hour

We require a reliable Cleaner to be employed on an ‘as and when required’ basis to maintain a high level of cleanliness at Council buildings in Colne or Nelson.

Duties will involve general office cleaning such as emptying bins, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, polishing, and the cleaning of bathroom and kitchen areas.

When called upon, hours of work will be Monday to Thursday 17:00–19:00 and Friday 17:00–18:30. You will also be required to work additional hours on occasions, to provide emergency cover for other cleaning staff when necessary.

You must have previous experience of cleaning within a busy office environment and be able to work alone or as part of a team. Ideally, you should also have knowledge of health and safety requirements for this role.

To apply for this vacancy:

Closing date for applications is Friday 31st March 2017

NB : CV’s are only accepted as supplementary information; an application form must be completed.

Do you care about Lancashire’s policing?

An opportunity is being offered to shape the future direction of policing in Lancashire. 

The Police and Crime Panel, administered by Blackburn with Darwen Council on behalf of Lancashire, needs a new independent member. It was established to scrutinise and support the work of the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC).

The important role is to assist the panel by providing independent challenge, making sure that the views of the public are heard and also influencing policy decisions.

The role is unpaid though expenses are reimbursed for any costs incurred.  There is a comprehensive induction and training programme. 

Anybody interested is being encouraged to find out more by visiting the Police and Crime Panel web pages