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Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers

Snapshot

Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers perform routine tasks in crop cultivation and animal production.
 
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Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
4,800
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1072
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Below average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Below average
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth

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Tasks

p>This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

 

  • patrolling, inspecting and reporting on the condition of crops and livestock
  • operating farm machines to cultivate, plant, fertilise, spray and harvest field crops
  • maintaining and repairing buildings, machines, fences, plant and water systems
  • loading and unloading seed grain, fertilisers and livestock feed, and loading field crops into transporters for marketing
  • irrigating land for crop growth
  • providing livestock with feed and water
  • assisting with maintaining the health and welfare of livestock
  • mustering and droving livestock to milking and shearing sheds and between paddocks to ensure sufficient feed is available.

Job Titles

  • Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Worker

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Agriculture
  • Certificate III in Agriculture

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