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Administrator - Waste Services

Our Values


It’s great to know that you are interested in working with us at Coventry City Council. As a prospective employee, it is important that everyone who works for us is committed to our One Coventry values and shares our commitment to becoming a more diverse and inclusive organisation. 

About the team we are recruiting to

We value diverse perspectives and experiences and are striving to create a workplace culture that is inclusive, is accepting of all and is free from discrimination and bias.

Waste is a busy operational department that provides essential services to the residents of Coventry, Nuneaton & Bedworth and Commercial services.  Admin teams covers our waste and regulatory services in all their administration needs. 

What is the job role?

  • Updating, creating and maintaining various Excel spreadsheets.   

  • Maintaining working relationships with internal staff, customers, and external stakeholder, contractors, local authorities and charities by providing updates and notifications  

  • Provide polite and professional assistance to phone, mail, and e-mail enquiries  

  • Support the delivery of complaint responses  

  • Data entry for reporting purposes 

  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of operational team  

Who are we looking for?

You will have good working knowledge microsoft packages along with the ability to multitask to daily service needs. 

You need to be strong, self-assured and confident, as we work with a large workforce on a busy operational site.   

You will need you to be flexible with other departments but keeping your own work as a priority.  

You will need to be able to work from the main depot and from other locations, we support homeworking, but the need for onsite support is a priority and flexibility is required.  

You will need to be comfortable working with large volumes of numerical data and inputting financial orders.  

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process' 

There will be an IT test for insight purposes only at the interview. 

About Coventry

Coventry has a proud, innovative and creative spirit that throughout its history has seen communities come together to tackle problems and bring about real social change.

We are cutting-edge, challenging, youthful, vibrant and diverse.

At Coventry we are committed to excellence in everything we do. With around 4800 staff from a range of different backgrounds, our aim is to recruit and develop talented people who will focus on our customers, take responsibility, work together and find better ways of doing things.

To deliver the best services to our residents, we need the best people working for us to make a difference to our communities.

If you join us, we will provide a fantastic rewards and benefits package - to find out more please visit

Coventry City Council


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