Agricultural Workers, All Other:

All agricultural workers not listed separately.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 51 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 363
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 9.31 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

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

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Cultivate agricultural and aquacultural crops for harvesting
Plant agricultural crops
Apply herbicides, fertilizers, or pesticides
Harvest agricultural or aquacultural crops
Irrigate lawns, trees, plants, or crops
Transplant plants and crops
Plant trees or other landscape plants
Prepare land for agricultural use
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Move heavy objects in agricultural, farming, or forestry settings
Load/Unload containers, materials, or products
Provide food and water to wild, domestic, or farm animals
Stack containers, materials, or products
Care for plants or animals
Load agricultural or forestry products for shipment
Clean rooms, floors, or facilities in agricultural, farming, or forestry settings
Build agricultural structures
Provide animal health care
Repair wooden frameworks or structures
Slaughter animals, fish, or poultry
Build pens, yards, cages, and other enclosures
Repair pens, yards, or cages
Install structures such as fences, markers, or guard rails
Handle wild, domestic, or farm animals
Treat animal injuries or illnesses
Groom animals for beautification or health
Cut brush for removal or trimming
Construct wooden frameworks or structures
Clean laboratory, healthcare, or medical equipment
Fell trees for timber or land clearing

Handling and Moving Objects

Package agricultural products for shipment or further processing
Package goods for shipment or storage
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Operate portable hand spray equipment
Attach equipment extensions or accessories
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Install watering, fog, or cooling systems
Install environmental sensors
Adjust agricultural equipment
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Maintain inventories of materials, products, or goods
Prepare materials or solutions for animal or plant use
Assemble equipment or components
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Paint vehicles, structures and objects using spraying equipment
Set-up laboratory or field equipment
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Set-up equipment for demonstrations or presentations
Set-up electronic systems test equipment

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Supervisory Skills

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