Horticultural Crop Grower ANZSCO

Where these jobs are in Australia

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/crop-farmers?occupationCode=1212

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Horticultural Crop Growers plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to grow horticultural crops such as flowers, fruit, grapes, nuts, turf and vegetables.

 

Requisite Education:

Bachelor degree or higher qualification

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • planning and coordinating the production and marketing of horticultural crops, from soil preparation to harvest, taking into account environmental and market factors
  • planning crop production and selecting seeds, seedlings, bulbs and plant stock
  • coordinating and developing strategies for cultivating, fertilising and watering to maintain optimal production, crop health and growing conditions
  • organising farming operations and routines, such as collecting, storing, grading and packaging produce
  • planning and coordinating the sale, purchase and despatch of produce
  • directing and overseeing general farming activities to maintain crop health by managing biosecurity and other risks and controlling pests and weeds
  • planning and overseeing the provision and maintenance of infrastructure such as equipment, machinery, sheds and water supply systems and irrigation systems
  • maintaining and evaluating records of farming activities, monitoring market activity, and planning production accordingly
  • overseeing data collection and analysis and farm technology systems
  • managing business capital including budgeting, taxation, debt and loan management
  • may select, train and supervise staff and contractors

 

121611 Flower Grower ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs planting, cultivating and harvesting activities to grow flowering and foliage plants.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Alternative Title:

  • Floriculturist

Specialisation:

  • Market Gardener (Flowers) (Aus)

Caveat 9:

The position predominantly involves responsibility for low‑skilled tasks.

Example 1: Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.

Example 2: Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.

Example 3: Truck driving.

 

121612 Fruit Grower ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to grow fruit, including table grapes.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Regional

Specialisations:

  • Market Gardener (Fruit) (Aus)
  • Olive Grower
  • Orchardist

Caveat 9:

The position predominantly involves responsibility for low‑skilled tasks.

Example 1: Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.

Example 2: Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.

Example 3: Truck driving.

Caveat 10:

The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations).

 

121613 Nut Grower ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to grow nuts, excluding those grown as broadacre crops (e.g. peanuts).

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Regional

Caveat 9:

The position predominantly involves responsibility for low‑skilled tasks.

Example 1: Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.

Example 2: Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.

Example 3: Truck driving.

Caveat 10:

The position is not located in regional Australia (within the meaning of subregulation 5.19(16) of the Regulations).

 

121614 Production Nursery Grower ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls and coordinates the propagation and growing of horticultural plant stock for wholesale. May also grow plants and seedlings for retail customers.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

 

121615 Turf Grower ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to grow turf.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Title:

  • Turf Farmer

 

121616 Vegetable Grower (AUS) / Market Gardener (NZ) ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming, greenhouse and market garden operations to grow vegetables.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Alternative Title:

  • Vegetable Farm Manager

Specialisation:

  • Market Gardener (Vegetables) (Aus)

Caveat 9:

The position predominantly involves responsibility for low‑skilled tasks.

Example 1: Rostering, maintaining records, reception duties and allocating duties to housekeepers, porters or doorpersons.

Example 2: Fruit picking or packing or feeding of livestock or animals.

Example 3: Truck driving.

 

121617 Wine Grape Grower ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to grow wine grapes.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Titles:

  • Vineyard Manager (Wine Grapes)
  • Viticulturist (Wine Grapes)
  • Vigneron

 

121699 Horticultural Crop Growers nec ANZSCO

This occupation group covers Horticultural Crop Growers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Occupations in this group include:

  • Coffee Grower
  • Ginger Farmer
  • Hop Farmer
  • Mushroom Grower

 


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