Wool and Pelt Grader
Inspect sheep and lamb pelts.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Wool and Pelt Graders do?
Inspects sheep and lamb pelts to determine condition of pelts and grade of wool: Examines and feels wool to determine color, texture, and length, and sorts pelts or loose wool into grades for pulling or drying. Inspects pickled slats for cuts, tears, blemishes, and skin quality, and stacks pelts in piles according to grade. May record quantity and grades of wool or pelts inspected.
Should I be a Wool and Pelt Grader?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
How to become a Wool and Pelt Grader
Most Wool and Pelt Graders 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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