9213-Mixed crop and livestock farm labourers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Mixed crop and livestock farm labourers
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Job Description: 
Mixed crop and livestock farm labourers perform simple and routine tasks in farm production of both crops and animals.

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 and collecting eggs
  • (f) planting and harvesting field crops, such as rice, by hand
  • (g) feeding, watering, and cleaning animals and keeping their quarters clean
  • (h) monitoring livestock, reporting on their condition
  • (i) assisting with herding, droving and separating livestock for milking, shearing transportation or slaughter and between pastures
  • (j) grading, sorting, bunching and packing produce into containers
  • (k) performing minor repairs on fixtures, buildings and fences.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Farm labourer


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Skilled farm worker (mixed crop and livestock) - 6130
- Firewood collector - 9624
- Water collector - 9624

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