Welcome to the Environmental Service

Meet some of the team

Ben
Environmental Services Manager - Operations (North)

 

Ben joined as a Skilled Groundsperson in 2006, then in 2012 he was promoted to Street Scene Team Leader, supporting the supervisor.  In 2017, Ben was promoted to Street Scene Supervisor, in 2019, he was then promoted to Street Cleaning Manager and in 2021, he became the Environmental Services Manager - Operations (North). As part of Ben’s role he manages a team of 63 and oversees the borough’s waste collection servicesBen says “When I joined the Environmental Service I expected to only stay for a short while! But working here has been brilliant. I am really proud at what I have achieved and I am now part of the Environmental Services Management Team and look forward to providing a high standard of service to everyone.”
Pete
Environmental Services Manager - Operations (South)

 

Pete joined as a Groundsperson in 2007, and then he became promoted to a Team Leader in 2011. In 2019, Pete was promoted to Grounds Maintenance Manager, and then in 2021, became the Environmental Services Manager - Operations (South) managing a team of 57 and oversees the borough's technical objectives of street cleaning and grounds maintenance services.  Pete says “I have always enjoyed working in an environmental based role and I have been pleased to be able to do this whilst working for Test Valley. The operational roles are so varied and diverse – from waste collection, litter picking and grass cutting verges to preparing sports pitches and planting floral displays. As part of the Environmental Service's management team we are all dedicated in providing excellent services to the public."