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6154 HUNTERS AND TRAPPERS
 


    Hunters and trappers catch and kill mammals, birds or reptiles mainly for meat, skin, feathers and other products, for sale or delivery on a regular basis to wholesale buyers, marketing organisations or at markets.

    Tasks include -

    (a) setting traps to catch mammals, birds or reptiles;

    (b) killing trapped or free mammals, birds or reptiles with firearms or other weapons;

    (c) skinning and otherwise treating killed mammals, birds or reptiles to obtain desired products for sale or delivery.

    (d) delivering or selling trapped live mammals, birds or reptiles-,

    (e) repairing and maintaining equipment.

    (f) performing related tasks-,

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Hunter, seal

  • Hunter, whale

  • Trapper, fur


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Department manager, production and operations/hunting - 1221

  • General manager, hunting - 1311

  • Labourer, hunting - 9213

  • Labourer, trapping - 9213

  • Managing director, enterprise/hunting - 1210


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.