1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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Hunts, traps or shoots animals for food, pelts, research or for pest control.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is completion of compulsory secondary education or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:
  • lays traps for animals, including poison baits, mechanical traps, pens and snares
  • uses spotlights for night hunting
  • checks traps and removes trapped animals
  • guts and skins animals and removes unwanted pieces of carcass
  • places carcasses in mobile freezer vans
  • may tag and release animals or transfer them to cages or bags

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