921-Agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers
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Job Description: 
Agricultural, forestry and fishery labourers perform simple and routine tasks in the production of crops and livestock, cultivation and maintenance of gardens and parks, exploitation and conservation of forests, and conduct of aquaculture and fisheries operations.

Main Tasks include -

  • digging, raking and shovelling using hand tools
  • loading unloading and stacking supplies, produce and other materials
  • watering, thinning, weeding and tending crops by hand or using hand tools
  • planting, harvesting picking and collecting produce by hand
  • feeding, watering, and cleaning animals and keeping their quarters clean
  • monitoring livestock, reporting on their condition
  • preparng and operationg nets, lines and other fishing tackle and deck equipment
  • grading, sorting, bunching and packing produce into containers
  • performing minor repairs on fixtures, buildings equipment, vessels and fences.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

9211 Crop farm labourers
9212 Livestock farm labourers
9213 Mixed crop and livestock farm labourers
9214 Garden and horticultural labourers
9215 Forestry labourers