9211-Crop farm labourers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Crop farm labourers
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Job Description: 
Crop farm labourers perform simple and routine tasks in the production of crops such as fruit, nuts, grains and vegetables on farms.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) digging and shovelling to clear ditches or for other purposes
  • (b) loading and unloading supplies, produce and other materials
  • (c) raking, pitching and stacking straw, hay and similar material
  • (d) watering, thinning, and weeding crops by hand or using hand tools
  • (e) picking fruit, nuts, vegetables and other crops
  • (f) planting and harvesting field crops, such as rice, by hand
  • (g) grading, sorting, bunching and packing produce into containers
  • (h) performing minor repairs on fixtures, buildings and fences.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Cane planter
- Fruit picker
- Rice farm labourer
- Vegetable picker


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Skilled farm worker (field crops) - 6111
- Construction labourer - 9313
- Firewood collector - 9624
- Water collector - 9624

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