Recycling or Rubbish Collector - ANZSCO 899611

Description
Collects household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling or disposal.
Skill Level
5
Alternative Titles
  • Waste Removalist
Specialisations
  • Garbage Depot Worker
Skills Assessment Authority
Caveats
No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8996 Recycling and Rubbish Collectors

Description
collect household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling and disposal.
Tasks
  • 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
Skill Level
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
Occupations in this Group

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