9629-Other Elementary Workers

Job Title: 

Other Elementary Workers

Job Description: 

This unit group covers elementary workers not classified elsewhere in Major Group 9

?Cleaners, labourers and related workers?. For instance, this group includes those that distribute leaflets and newspapers to households and at designated locations, meter readers and grave diggers.


Tasks include:

  • handing out leaflets and free newspapers at designated locations
  • distributing newspapers to households
  • receiving immediate payment or collecting money from vending machines, parking meters or similar coin-boxes
  • reading electricity, gas or water meters and recording consumption
  • verifying readings in cases where consumption appears to be abnormal, and record possible reasons for fluctuations
  • inspecting meters for unauthorised connections, defects, and damage such as broken seals
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Leaflet and newspaper distributor
Meter reader
Grave digger

Specific Occupations: 

Leaflet and newspaper distributor/deliverer

Meter reader/Vending-machine collector

Odd job person

Other elementary workers n.e.c.

Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore