National Compensation Survey - Wages

Occupational Classification System Manual

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MOG H—Handlers, Equipment Cleaners, Helpers, And Laborers
Farm, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations
H487 ANIMAL CARETAKERS, EXCEPT FARM
Feed and provide water to animals, fish, and other marine life, and birds according to diet lists and schedules. Clean, sterilize, and adjust temperature controls in animal and bird quarters. May clip, mark, brand, wash and groom animals and examine them for signs of illness or injury. May administer serums, antibiotics, and antitoxins, keep records of weight and diet, order feed and supplies, and perform other duties necessary for the care of animals. Include Kennel Keeper, Animal Groomer, Stable Attendant.

Last modified: October 16, 2001