03 June 2019Job Vacancy for Waste Management Officer

Job Vacancy – Waste Management Officer

Hours: 20 per week                       Wage: £8.50 per hour

The Role will involve working in the Stronsay Recycling Centre overseeing the collection and processing of various waste materials with due consideration for the environment, while conforming to government regulations.

Key Responsibilities

Oversee waste management schemes

Process cardboard, paper and glass waste using specialized equipment

Maintain accurate records and complete regular reports on activity

Attend relevant training courses when necessary 

Work with additional volunteers to run and maintain the Stronsay ReStore, processing textiles and furniture waste.

Work with the Development Officer to promote the current facilities and explore/develop new ideas  

Keep up to date with changes in legislation and initiatives 

Maintain equipment and machinery to specified criteria


Key skills required

No qualifications are required; however, a good level of education is desirable.

Candidates should possess confidence, initiative and organisational skills.

Communication skills are important, and candidates should be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in and understanding of the environment and sustainability issues.

Although the work will mainly involve the daytime opening hours of the recycling centre and ReStore, you may be required to work some evenings and/or weekends to facilitate and participate in open events and activities.

Applications can be downloaded from the following link

documents/application forms/job-application-form-template.doc

or from the Shops and Trust Office. Please complete and return to, Stronsay Development Trust, unit 1, Woods Yard, Stronsay, KW17 2AR

by Monday 17th June, with interviews being held the following week

30 April 2019Heritage Meeting

A reminder that anyone interested in joining a committee to take our heritage project forward is invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday 30th April 7pm at Woods Yard.


Meeting Schedule

          Welcome, Tea and Coffee available

          Brief overview of the project

          Committee Role and Organisation  

          Creating a short-term Plan of Action

          General Discussion


Please contact the Development Officer on cdostronsay@gmail.com or 616410 with any questions. Please feel free to register interest for future meetings if you are unable to attend and want to be a part of the committee.


19 April 2019April Board Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting on Monday 29th April 2019

Conference room, Woods Yard at 7.30 pm



  1. Welcome and apologies
  2. Agreement of past minutes
  3. Action points from last meeting.
  4. Development: Housing, Heritage, Recycling, Greenhouse, Woods Yard
  5. AGM: Agenda, Annual report, Elections
  6. AOB and end of Public Meeting


  1. AOB
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