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) 656
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 2.53 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Written Communication
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Decision-making
Organization
Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Resource Allocation
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events

Classify materials or products according to specifications
Identify plant diseases
Mark items for acceptance or rejection
Identify cut or grade of meat
Mark agricultural or forestry products for identification
Identify characteristics of plants, crops, and tree species
Mark materials or objects for identification
Attach identification information to products, items, or containers
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
Test manufactured products
Perform quality assurance testing
Perform agricultural, farming, or forestry related safety inspection

Handling and Moving Objects

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

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