Garbage collectors collect household, commercial and industrial waste for disposal or recycling.
Duties & Tasks
Garbage collectors may perform the following tasks:ride in or on garbage trucks
collect waste and load it into bins or trucks
return empty domestic bins to footpaths
report incidences of graffiti
operate forklift and compacting equipment
drive trucks, street-sweeping machines or machinery at rubbish tips.
Garbage collectors may operate their own business or work within a partnership collecting garbage bags and other rubbish from domestic and commercial premises.par Garbage collectors work outdoors in all weather conditions. They may work early in the morning and at night.
enjoy outdoor and practical work
able to cope with the physical demands of the job.