Hunters and Trappers:

Hunt and trap wild animals for human consumption, fur, feed, bait, or other purposes.

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Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 25
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 72.73 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Professionalism
Critical Thinking
Decision-making
Resource Allocation
Organization
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Capture animals or insects for control, identification, relocation, sale, or research
Attract predatory and game animals using audible calls
Capture or kill animals
Locate animals for fishing or hunting purposes
Traverse difficult terrains
Train wild, domestic, or farm animals
Employ firearms
Apply appropriate physical restraint
Load agricultural or forestry products for shipment
Slaughter animals, fish, or poultry
Move heavy objects in agricultural, farming, or forestry settings
Cut brush for removal or trimming
Load/Unload passenger luggage or cargo
Handle wild, domestic, or farm animals

Handling and Moving Objects

Clean fish, animal, or meat carcasses
Remove skin or other body parts from animals
Tan animal pelts
Dress animal pelts
Prepare materials or solutions for animal or plant use
Position animal trapping or capture equipment
Package goods for shipment or storage


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Related Licensing Requirements


Fur Buyer's License (18-0000000160)

IC 14-8-2-109 "Fur buyer" Sec. 109. "Fur buyer", for purposes of IC 14-22, means a person who purchases or solicits: (1) the purchase of a furbearing mammal; or (2) the untanned hide or fur of a furbearing mammal; whether in the buyer's behalf or as agent for another person. As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.1. IC 14-22-19 Fur Buyer's License IC 14-22-19-1 License requirement Sec. 1. A person must have a license issued by the department to engage in the business of buying furbearing mammals or the untanned hides or furs of furbearing mammals in Indiana. As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. IC 14-22-19-2 Types of licenses; fees Sec. 2. The department may issue the following licenses to engage in the business of buying furbearing mammals or the untanned hides, skins, and furs of furbearing mammals in Indiana upon payment of the following license fees: (1) A resident buyer's license, authorizing purchases direct from trappers or from other licensed buyers, seventy-five dollars ($75). (2) A nonresident buyer's license, authorizing purchases direct from trappers or from other licensed buyers, one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125). As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. IC 14-22-19-3 Issuance; expiration Sec. 3. Upon receipt of an application containing the proper information and the prescribed fee, the department shall issue a license to the applicant. The license: (1) expires June 30 after the date of issue; and (2) entitles the holder to purchase: (A) furbearing mammals; or (B) the untanned hides, skins, or furs of furbearing mammals. As added by P.L.1-1995, SEC.15. IC 14-22-19-4 Agents or employees of license holders Sec. 4. The agents or employees of a person who is licensed are exempt from procuring a license to purchase: (1) furbearing mammals; or (2) the untanned hides, skins, or furs of furbearing mammals; at the office or place of business of the person for whom the license was issued.

- Indiana Department of Natural Resources~Division of Fish and Wildlife (3172336527)
- http://www.in.gov/dnr/


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