Livestock Farmer ANZSCO

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/livestock-farmers?occupationCode=1213

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Livestock Farmers plan, organise, control, coordinate and perform farming operations to breed and raise livestock for the production of breeding stock, milk, eggs, meat, honey, wool and hair.

 

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:

  • breeding and raising livestock for the production of honey, meat, milk, skins, eggs and wool
  • overseeing and undertaking breeding, feeding and nutrition programs
  • monitoring and maintaining the health, welfare and condition of livestock, including developing and overseeing strategies to manage biosecurity and other risks
  • providing water, and providing and growing pastures and fodder crops to maintain livestock health and condition
  • organising farming operations and routines such as catching, drenching and milking livestock, sterilising machines, and collecting, grading and packaging produce
  • directing and overseeing general farming activities including the provision and maintenance of infrastructure such as fences, sheds, pens, water supply systems and irrigation infrastructure
  • organising the sale, purchase and transportation of livestock and produce
  • 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

 

121311 Apiarist ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and operates apiaries to produce honey, queen bee pollen, beeswax and royal jelly, breed queen bees and pollinate crops.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Alternative Title:

  • Beekeeper

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.

 

121312 Beef Cattle Farmer ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise beef cattle for meat and breeding stock.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Regional

Alternative Titles:

  • Beef Cattle Farm Manager
  • Beef Cattle Grazier

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).

 

121313 Dairy Cattle Farmer ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise dairy cattle for milk, meat and breeding stock.

Dairy Herd Managers are excluded from this occupation. Dairy Herd Managers are included in Occupation 363213 Senior Dairy Cattle Farm Worker.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Regional

Alternative Title:

  • Dairy Cattle Farm Manager

Specialisation:

  • Share Dairy Farmer

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).

 

121314 Deer Farmer ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise deer for meat, velvet, hides and breeding stock.

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).

 

121315 Goat Farmer ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise goats for fibre, milk, meat and breeding stock.

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).

 

121316 Horse Breeder ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise horses for competition, dressage, eventing, showjumping, riding for pleasure and working.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Title:

  • Horse Stud Manager

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).

 

121318 Pig Farmer ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise pigs for meat and breeding stock.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Regional

Alternative Title:

  • Pig Farm Manager

Specialisation:

  • Pig Breeder

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).

 

121321 Poultry Farmer ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise chickens, turkeys, ducks and other poultry for eggs, meat and breeding stock.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Alternative Title:

  • Poultry Farm Manager

Specialisations:

  • Egg Producer
  • Hatchery Manager (Poultry)

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.

 

121322 Sheep Farmer ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise sheep for wool, meat and breeding stock.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Regional

Alternative Title:

  • Sheep Farm Manager

Specialisation:

  • Wool Grower

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).

 

121323 Mixed Cattle and Sheep Farmer ANZSCO

Plans, organises, controls, coordinates and performs farming operations to breed and raise cattle and sheep.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Alternative Title:

  • Mixed Cattle and Sheep Farm Manager

 

121399 Livestock Farmers nec ANZSCO

This occupation group covers Livestock Farmers not elsewhere classified.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Regional

Occupations in this group include:

  • Alpaca Farmer
  • Crocodile Farmer
  • Dog Breeder
  • Emu Farmer
  • Llama Farmer
  • Ostrich Farmer

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).

 


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