Livestock, crop, dairy and environment worker
Role and key duties
Livestock, crop, dairy and environment workers cultivate field crops, orchards, vineyards or market gardens and sell produce for consumption.
Duties may include: providing raw materials for industrial purposes, such as cereal for alcoholic beverages, hides for leather, maize for plastics or fuel and wool or flax for yarns and cloth-making; rearing livestock for meat, milk and other produce; assisting the works supervisor in supervision of the work group; removing willows from river banks to assist in restoring natural flow; the construction of rock structures for grade control, bank armouring and fish passage; and miscellaneous maintenance, repair and construction of embankments, flood gates, training structures and buildings.
Minimum qualification required
Completion of Year 12 or equivalent (including VCE, VCAL or Certificate II VET sector accreditation).
Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma from the Rural Production Training Package.