899611 Recycling or Rubbish Collector

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
899611
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Recycling or Rubbish Collector
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

899611 RECYCLING OR RUBBISH COLLECTOR

Alternative Title:
Waste Removalist

Collects household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling or disposal.
Skill Level: 5
Specialisation:
Garbage Depot Worker

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

8996 Recycling and Rubbish Collectors

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
8996
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Recycling and Rubbish Collectors
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

8996 RECYCLING AND RUBBISH COLLECTORS

RECYCLING AND RUBBISH COLLECTORS collect household, commercial and industrial waste for recycling and disposal.
Indicative 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.
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
may supervise other garbage collectors

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 059.70
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 059.70