611112 Stock and Station Agent

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
611112
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Stock and Station Agent
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
Yes
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

611112 STOCK AND STATION AGENT

Provides advice to clients and acts on their behalf in relation to the sale and purchase of rural property, livestock, crops and agricultural products and services. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level: 3

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
3

6111 Auctioneers, and Stock and Station Agents

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
6111
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Auctioneers, and Stock and Station Agents
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

6111 AUCTIONEERS, AND STOCK AND STATION AGENTS

AUCTIONEERS, AND STOCK AND STATION AGENTS sell property at auction, and advise and represent farmers in business transactions such as buying and selling livestock, rural property, and goods and services.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

appraising and listing property for auction
organising advertising, catalogues and other publicity for auctions
consulting vendors and setting reserve prices
describing property presented and the conditions of sale
asking for or setting opening bids and determining reserve prices
accepting bids from potential buyers and closing sales to the highest bidders
purchasing and selling livestock and rural property on behalf of clients
selling agricultural supplies, such as seed, grains, feed, sprays, dips, drenches and veterinary products, in accordance with statutory requirements
acting as an insurance agent for rural clients

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
0.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 288.00