9215-Forestry labourers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Forestry labourers
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Job Description: 
Forestry labourers perform simple and routine tasks to cultivate and maintain natural and plantation forests, and logging, felling and sawing trees.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) digging holes for tree planting
  • (b) stacking and loading logs and timber
  • (c) clearing undergrowth in forest stands and thinning young plantations
  • (d) maintaining look-out for fires in forests
  • (e) removing major branches and tree tops, trimming branches and sawing trunks into logs
  • (f) operating and maintaining manual and hand held machine saws to fell trees and cut felled trees and branches into logs
  • (g) collecting seeds, and planting seedlings
  • (h) performing minor repairs and maintenance of forest roads, buildings, facilities, and equipment.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Axeman/woman
- Forestry labourer
- Tree planter


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Forestry worker (skilled)- 6210

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