Profession waste broker

Waste brokers act as mediating party between clients and waste management industries. They ensure the waste is collected from the client by a specialised professional, and transported to a waste mangement facility where it is processed.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional
  • Conventional / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Types of waste collection vehicles

    Different types of heavy trucks used for waste collection such as front loaders, rear loaders, and side loaders.

  • Waste transport legislation

    Regulations and legislation concerning the safe transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials, products, and appliances.

  • Waste management

    The methods, materials and regulations used to collect, transport, treat and dispose of waste. This includes recycling and monitoring of waste disposal.

Skills

  • Coordinate shipments of waste materials

    Organise the transportation of hazardous or non-hazardous waste from a client to a waste treatment, storage, or disposal facility, and ensure that all procedures are compliant with environmental legislation.

  • Communicate with customers

    Respond to and communicate with customers in the most efficient and appropriate manner to enable them to access the desired products or services, or any other help they may require.

  • Maintain waste collection records

    Maintain records on waste collection routes, scheduling, and types and volume of waste collected.

  • Ensure compliance with environmental legislation

    Monitor activities and perform tasks ensuring compliance with standards involving environmental protection and sustainability, and amend activities in the case of changes in environmental legislation. Ensure that the processes are compliant with environment regulations and best practices.

  • Communicate with waste collectors

    Communicate with workers who collect waste from various places and transport it to the waste treatment facilities in order to ensure optimal cooperation and efficient operation of waste treatment and disposal procedures.

  • Ensure compliance with waste legislative regulations

    Implement and monitor company procedures for the collection, transport and disposal of waste, in compliance with all regulations and legal requirements.

  • Communicate with waste treatment facilities

    Communicate with facilities dealing with the treatment of hazardous or non-hazardous waste in order to ensure efficient cooperation in the organisation of waste treatment procedures.

  • Identify customer's needs

    Use appropriate questions and active listening in order to identify customer expectations, desires and requirements according to product and services.

Optional knowledge and skills

advise on waste management procedures hazardous materials transportation hazardous waste storage apply transportation management concepts inspect compliance with hazardous waste regulations coordinate waste management procedures coordinate shipments of recycling materials update licenses establish waste collection routes investigate complaints about improper waste handling waste and scrap products implement transport strategy monitor legislation developments