Agricultural Worker

Description


Agricultural workers maintain the quality of farms, crops, and livestock by operating machinery and doing physical labor under the supervision of farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers.

Career Path

  •   Worker in Training
  •   Worker
  •   Senior Worker
  •   Farm Manager
  •   Equipment Operator
  •   Animal Breeder
  •   Farm Owner
  •   Agricultural / Food Scientist

Main Activity

  • Harvest and inspect crops by hand

  • Irrigate farm soil and maintain ditches or pipes and pumps

  • Operate and service farm machinery and tools

  • Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungi, and weeds

  • Move shrubs, plants, and trees with wheelbarrows or tractors

  • Feed livestock and clean and disinfect their pens, cages, yards, and hutches

  • Examine animals to detect symptoms of illnesses or injuries

  • Use brands, tags, or tattoos to mark livestock in order to identify ownership and grade

  • Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures

  • Administer vaccines to protect animals from diseases

Salary

  • 3.2jt – 5.8jt

Skills

  •   Dextirity
  •   Listening skills
  •   Physical Strength
  •   Mechanical Skills

Type

  • Crop and Greenhouse Worker
  • Livestocks and Aquatic Farm Worker
  • Farm Equipment Worker
  •   Animal Breeder