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 truckscollect waste and load it into bins or trucksreturn empty domestic bins to footpathsreport incidences of graffitioperate forklift and compacting equipmentdrive 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.