Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector is $15.14
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collectors?
An entry-level Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $11.68 based on 7 salaries. An early career Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collector with 1-4 years of experience earns an …Read more
What Do Refuse, Garbage, and Recyclable Material Collectors Do?
Refuse, garbage, and recyclable material collectors are responsible for ensuring that all trash and other material deemed as garbage is cleared from the community in a timely and orderly fashion with minimal disruption for citizens. This position can be physically demanding, so candidates should be in good health and able to stand, walk, and lift up to 50 pounds throughout shifts and on a regular basis.
This position requires the ability to work on teams and communicate effectively with …Read more
- Transport solid waste to appropriate disposal sites.
- Manually and mechanically collect solid waste.
- Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.
- May drive trucks, following established route.