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"Hunter and Trapper"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

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

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Hunter and Trapper"

1) Traps or captures quarry alive for identification, relocation, or live sale.

2) Stands watch to observe behavior of captured quarry.

3) Trains dogs for hunting.

4) Removes designated parts, such as ears or tail, from slain quarry as evidence for killing bounty, using knife.

5) Packs pelts in containers and loads containers onto trucks for transporting.

6) Washes and sorts pelts according to species, color, and quality.

7) Scrapes fat, blubber, or flesh from skin-side of pelt with knife or hand scraper, and cures pelts with salt and boric acid.

8) Skins quarry, using knife, and stretches pelts on frames to be cured.

9) Releases quarry from trap or net and transfers it to cage, or secures identification tag to quarry and releases it.

 

 

11) Drives quarry into traps, nets, or killing area, using dogs or prods.

12) Kills quarry for pelts or bounty, using club, poison, gun, or drowning method.


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13) Select, baits, and sets traps according to species, size, habits, and environs of bird or animal and reason for trapping.

14) Patrols trapline or nets to inspect settings, remove catch, and reset or relocate traps.

Job Description for "Hunter and Trapper" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-C        SOC:  45-3021.00