Remove samples of cotton from bales for classification purposes.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Cotton Samplers do?
Removes samples of cotton from bales for classification purposes: Cuts bale band and burlap covering, using shears and knife. Opens outside layers of cotton, and pulls or cuts samples from interior of each side of bale. Tears stub from bale identification tag, places stub in sample, and wraps samples in paper. May transfer bales of cotton to platform scales, using handtruck.
Should I be a Cotton Sampler?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Cotton Acreage Measurer, Livestock Counter, Loaf Counter, Traffic Counter, Unit Controller
How to become a Cotton Sampler
Most Cotton Samplers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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