Roles and tasks of the waste collector
Waste collectors play a very important role in our society. Their role is to ensure that household and industrial waste is collected and disposed of correctly. Their mission is crucial to maintaining a healthy and safe environment. Here are the main roles and tasks of a waste collector:
Collect solid, liquid and gaseous waste.
Ensuring that waste is handled and transported safely and securely.
Labelling and sorting waste.
Cleaning and maintenance of storage areas and collection trucks.
Ensuring that waste collection sites are well maintained and clean.
Training users in good waste management practices and applicable hygiene rules.
Compliance with health and safety rules and procedures.
Compliance with environmental and health legislation and requirements.
Measuring and recording quantities of waste collected for monitoring and reporting purposes.
Various upkeep and maintenance work on equipment and site.
A waste collector must be able to work efficiently to ensure the proper collection and treatment of waste. They must be able to comply with health and safety rules and procedures. They must also be aware of the need to protect the environment, by complying with environmental legislation and requirements relating to waste. Finally, they must also be able to train users in good waste management practices.
Salary and career development of a waste collector
The salary of a waste collector varies according to experience and responsibilities. The average gross annual salary in France is €18,000. Here are the gross annual salary ranges in France according to years of experience:
0 to 2 years: €16,000 to €18,000
2 to 5 years: €18,000 to €22,000
5 to 10 years: €22,000 to €28,000
10 to 15 years: €28,000 to €34,000
More than 15 years: €34,000 and over
There are several possible career paths for a waste collector:
Waste processing team leader
Waste recycling technician
Waste sorting master
Waste prevention officer