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Recycling or Rubbish Collector

Recycling or Rubbish Collector

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Also known as Waste Removalist.

Collects household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling or disposal.


Tasks Include:


  • 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
Specialisations
  • Garbage Depot Worker
Job prospects for Recycling and Rubbish Collectors in Victoria

Occupation in the Recycling and Rubbish Collectors group include Recycling or Rubbish Collector

Employment prospects
There are currently 900 Recycling and Rubbish Collectors in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

Average weekly wage
$824.50

Hourly earnings
$19.80

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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