Job Definition

  • digging and shovelling to clear ditches or for other purposes
  • loading and unloading supplies, produce and other materials
  • feeding, watering, and cleaning animals and keeping their quarters clean
  • monitoring livestock and reporting on their condition
  • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
  • assisting with herding, droving and separating livestock for milking, shearing, transportation or slaughter and between pastures
  • collecting eggs and placing in incubators
  • raking, pitching, stacking and storing hay, straw and other types of animal feed and bedding
  • grading, sorting, packing produce into containers
  • performing minor repairs on fixtures, buildings and fences

    Educational level

    • Highly skilled