Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products:

Grade, sort, or classify unprocessed food and other agricultural products by size, weight, color, or condition.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $21,210.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 410
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Written Communication
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Classify materials or products according to specifications
Attach identification information to products, items, or containers
Mark materials or objects for identification
Identify characteristics of plants, crops, and tree species
Mark agricultural or forestry products for identification
Identify cut or grade of meat
Mark items for acceptance or rejection
Identify plant diseases
Identify best product for customer's needs
Determine crops or timber ready for harvest

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Inspect food, meat, or meat products
Inspect plants, farm crops, or fields
Perform quality assurance testing
Test manufactured products
Perform agricultural, farming, or forestry related safety inspection

Handling and Moving Objects

Package agricultural products for shipment or further processing
Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Preserve meat, poultry, or fish
Grind meats such as beef, pork, poultry, or fish
Cut meat products

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