1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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      Garbage Collector
      Waste Removalist

Collects household, commercial and industrial waste for disposal.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:
  • rides on or in garbage trucks
  • collects rubbish from domestic, commercial and industrial establishments
  • loads rubbish into bins or garbage trucks
  • unloads garbage trucks
  • may operate compacting equipment on garbage trucks
  • may supervise other garbage collectors

Garbage Depot Hand

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