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Recycler/​Dismantler

Kaihangarua/​Kaiwetewete

This job is sometimes referred to by alternative titles

Recyclers/dismantlers take apart, separate and sort materials to be recycled or reused.

Pay

New recyclers/dismantlers usually earn

$16-$17 per hour

Experienced recyclers/dismantlers usually earn

$18-$25 per hour

Source: Association of Automotive Dismantlers and Recyclers Christchurch, 2016.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities for recyclers/dismantlers are average due to limited growth in the industry but reasonably high worker turnover.
Jed Walker sorts recycled materials at a counter

Sorting materials to be recycled is an important part of a recycler/dismantler's job

Last updated 1 June 2017