9623-Meter readers and vending-machine collectors

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Meter readers and vending-machine collectors
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Job Description: 
Meter readers and vending-machine collectors stock vending machines and collect money from them or from parking meters and other coin-boxes, or read electricity, gas or water meters.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) filling storage areas of vending machines and collecting money from their containers
  • (b) collecting money from parking meters and similar coin-boxes
  • (c) reading electricity, gas or water meters and recording consumption
  • (d) keeping records of merchandise distributed and money collected
  • (e) proceeding along established routes to take readings of meter dials
  • (f) verifying readings in cases where consumption appears to be abnormal, and record possible reasons for fluctuations
  • (g) inspecting meters for unauthorized connections, defects, and damage such as broken seals.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Vending machine collector
- Meter reader

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