1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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9221-11 Hand Packer

Weighs, wraps, seals and labels meat, fruit, vegetables or other products by hand.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • obtains supplies of prepared meat, fruit, vegetables or other products and assembles bags, package folders and cartons
  • packs containers or bags with products, counting, weighing or measuring amounts and adjusting quantities
  • wraps protective material around products
  • seals bags and containers and attaches preprinted labels
  • counts and places bags or packages onto trays or racks, or into shipping cartons
  • stamps or stencils identifying data on cartons
  • visually inspects materials and containers
  • records information such as numbers, weight, times and dates
  • sorts packaged products by weight or content
  • may start, stop or regulate conveyors to receive or dispose of packaged products

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