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6141 FORESTRY WORKERS AND LOGGERS
 


    Forestry workers and loggers carry out the necessary operations to cultivate, conserve and exploit forests, for sale or delivery of forestry products on a regular basis to wholesale buyers, marketing organisations or at markets.

    Tasks include -

    (a) establishing and caring for forest stands;

    (b) locating trees to be felled and estimating volume of timber;

    (c) trimming, topping and felling trees and sawing them into logs;

    (d) shaping rough wooden products from logs at felling site;

    (e) stacking logs, loading them in chutes or floating them down rivers;

    (f) keeping watch to detect forest fires and participating in firefighting operations;

    (g) delivering or marketing forestry products;

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Climber, logging

  • Cruiser, timber

  • Feller-bucker, tree

  • Forestry worker, skilled

  • Logger


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Department manager, production and operations/forestry - 1221

  • General manager, forestry - 1311

  • Labourer, forestry - 9212

  • Managing director, enterprise/forestry - 1210

  • Operator, forestry machinery - 8331


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.