6190-Agricultural Workers Not Elsewhere Classified

Job Title: 

Agricultural Workers Not Elsewhere Classified

Job Description: 

This unit group covers agricultural workers not classified elsewhere in Sub-Major Group 61 ?Agricultural workers?. For instance, the group includes tree and shrub crop growers as well as mixed crop workers that plan, organise and perform farming operations to grow and harvest specific combinations of field crops, field vegetables, tree and shrub crops, and garden, horticultural and nursery products; for sale or delivery on a regular basis to wholesale buyers, marketing organisations or at markets. In addition, the unit group also includes forestry workers who carry out the necessary operations to cultivate and conserve forests.


Tasks include:

  • preparing soil by hand or machine, and spreading fertilisers and manure
  • selecting and sowing seeds, and planting seedlings
  • maintaining crops by cultivating soil, by transplanting, pruning or thinning trees and shrubs, and by setting up and operating irrigation equipment
  • controlling weeds, pests and diseases, by applying herbicides and pesticides
  • tending trees or bushes, collecting sap and harvesting crops; producing saplings, bulbs and seeds
  • growing flowers and vegetables by intensive cultivation
  • harvesting crops inspecting, cleaning, grading, packaging, storing and loading products for sale or delivery to market
  • maintaining farm buildings, structures, equipment and water supply systems
  • storing and carrying out some processing of produce
  • promoting and marketing products, arranging the sale, purchase and transportation of produce and supplies and maintaining and evaluating records of farm activities and transactions
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Rubber farmer
Mixed farm worker

This unit group excludes

Production manager in agriculture and fisheries (1310)

Specific Occupations: 

Agricultural worker n.e.c.

Source Of Info: 

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