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.
A Certificate III including at least 2 years of on-the-job training, or a Certificate IV, or at least 3 years of relevant experience is required to work in this job. Even with a qualification, sometimes additional experience or on-the-job training is needed. Registration or licensing may be required.
- 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
- Stock and Station Agent
Conducts sales of real estate, goods and livestock by taking offers from buyers and accepting the highest purchase price. Registration or licensing is required.
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.