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Career Paths

Waste Collection

.Tripartite Cluster for Waste Management (TWCM) Industry released its first set of recommendations to introduce a Progressive Wage Model (PWM) for the waste management industry to take effect from 1 July 2023... Read more

PWM Skills Ladder

Under the TCWM recommendations, the number of WSQ training modules will
commensurate with the job roles that the workers are deployed in, with higher
number of WSQ modules for the higher job roles, as detailed below:

^cumulative modules would include the WSQ modules attained at the preceding job level

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Crew

The Crew supports the operations of the waste collection truck. He/She conducts all activities according to the collection schedules and assist with the pulling and managing of heavy equipment and objects. In performing these functions, he/she maintains, secures all equipment and to inform on operational problems to the appropriate person while on duty.

 

He/She is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. He/She is constantly exposed to unpleasant sights and smells and may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances. As such, he will be handling potentially dangerous materials and must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.

PWM requirements: Minimum two WSQ courses

Senior Crew

The Crew supports the operations of the waste collection truck. He/She conducts all activities according to the collection schedules and assist with the pulling and managing of heavy equipment and objects. In performing these functions, he/she maintains, secures all equipment and to inform on operational problems to the appropriate person while on duty.

 

He/She is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. He/She is constantly exposed to unpleasant sights and smells and may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances. As such, he will be handling potentially dangerous materials and must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.

PWM requirements: Minimum two WSQ courses

Team Lead

The Crew supports the operations of the waste collection truck. He/She conducts all activities according to the collection schedules and assist with the pulling and managing of heavy equipment and objects. In performing these functions, he/she maintains, secures all equipment and to inform on operational problems to the appropriate person while on duty.

 

He/She is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. He/She is constantly exposed to unpleasant sights and smells and may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances. As such, he will be handling potentially dangerous materials and must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.

PWM requirements: Minimum two WSQ courses
 

Driver
(may operate either rear-end loader  or hooklift trucks)

The Crew supports the operations of the waste collection truck. He/She conducts all activities according to the collection schedules and assist with the pulling and managing of heavy equipment and objects. In performing these functions, he/she maintains, secures all equipment and to inform on operational problems to the appropriate person while on duty.

 

He/She is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. He/She is constantly exposed to unpleasant sights and smells and may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances. As such, he will be handling potentially dangerous materials and must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.

PWM requirements: Minimum two WSQ courses

Senior Driver

The Crew supports the operations of the waste collection truck. He/She conducts all activities according to the collection schedules and assist with the pulling and managing of heavy equipment and objects. In performing these functions, he/she maintains, secures all equipment and to inform on operational problems to the appropriate person while on duty.

 

He/She is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. He/She is constantly exposed to unpleasant sights and smells and may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances. As such, he will be handling potentially dangerous materials and must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.

PWM requirements: Minimum two WSQ courses
 

Supervisor

The Crew supports the operations of the waste collection truck. He/She conducts all activities according to the collection schedules and assist with the pulling and managing of heavy equipment and objects. In performing these functions, he/she maintains, secures all equipment and to inform on operational problems to the appropriate person while on duty.

 

He/She is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. He/She is constantly exposed to unpleasant sights and smells and may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances. As such, he will be handling potentially dangerous materials and must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.

PWM requirements: Minimum two WSQ courses
 

Captain
(Class A & B GWCs)

The Crew supports the operations of the waste collection truck. He/She conducts all activities according to the collection schedules and assist with the pulling and managing of heavy equipment and objects. In performing these functions, he/she maintains, secures all equipment and to inform on operational problems to the appropriate person while on duty.

 

He/She is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. He/She is constantly exposed to unpleasant sights and smells and may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances. As such, he will be handling potentially dangerous materials and must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.

PWM requirements: Minimum two WSQ courses

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Captain
(Class C
GWCs)

The Crew supports the operations of the waste collection truck. He/She conducts all activities according to the collection schedules and assist with the pulling and managing of heavy equipment and objects. In performing these functions, he/she maintains, secures all equipment and to inform on operational problems to the appropriate person while on duty.

 

He/She is required to work outdoors in all weather conditions. He/She is constantly exposed to unpleasant sights and smells and may at times be exposed to dangerous and/or toxic substances. As such, he will be handling potentially dangerous materials and must ensure that all activities are completed in a safe and efficient manner.

PWM requirements: Minimum two WSQ courses

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