Recycling and Rubbish Collector

Recycling and Rubbish Collectors collect household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling and disposal.

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$1586 per week
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    Overview

    Recycling and Rubbish Collectors collect household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling and disposal.

    Day-to-day

    • riding on and in garbage and recycling trucks
    • collecting rubbish and items for recycling from domestic, commercial and industrial premises
    • loading rubbish and recycling into bins and garbage and recycling trucks
    • unloading garbage and recycling trucks
    • may operate compacting equipment on garbage trucks
    • may supervise other garbage collectors.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Working outdoors
    • Stressful

    To become a Recycling and Rubbish Collector

    • You can work as a Recycling or Rubbish Collector without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II or III in waste management or waste driving operations may be useful.

    Skills employers are looking for

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