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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    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

      899611 Recycling or Rubbish Collector


    Alternative Title:
      Waste Removalist

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

    Skill Level: 5


      Garbage Depot Worker

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