Agricultural contractors provide specialised, seasonal or temporary services to farmers.
Agricultural inspectors make sure animal welfare and environmental standards are followed in farms and dairies.
Animal care worker
Animal care assistant
Animal care workers look after animals in kennels, rescue centres and sanctuaries.
Animal technicians look after animals in medical and scientific research laboratories.
Assistance dog trainer
Dog training and behaviour adviser
Assistance dog trainers and instructors train dogs that help people to maintain their independence, like guide dogs.
Beekeepers manage colonies of honeybees kept in hives to produce honey, beeswax and royal jelly.
Biologists study living things, including people, animals and plants.
Countryside rangers look after green spaces, woodlands and animal habitats that are open to the public.
Dog groomers keep dogs' hair in good condition and give their owners advice on fur care, grooming and diet.
Police dog handler, detection dog handler, security dog handler
Dog handlers work with specially trained dogs to help detect and prevent crime, find lost or missing people and protect property.
Ecologists study the relationship between plants, animals and the environment.
Farm workers raise livestock and use machinery to plant and harvest crops.
Farmers and farm managers grow crops and raise farm animals for food production.
Farriers make and fit horseshoes and care for horses' hooves.
Fish farmers breed and look after fish and shellfish in small teams.
Fishing boat deckhand
Fishing vessel deckhand
Deckhands clear the decks, prepare and maintain equipment and handle the catch on offshore fishing vessels.
Gamekeepers manage countryside areas used for shooting and fishing.
Stable hand, racing groom, equine groom
Horse grooms are responsible for the care and welfare of horses, and maintain stables and riding equipment.
Horse riding instructor
Horse riding coach
Horse riding instructors teach children and adults of all abilities, how to ride.
Jockeys are licensed to ride racehorses in races for horse trainers and owners.
Kennel workers care for dogs and cats in kennels or catteries.
Pet behaviour consultant
Pet behaviour counsellor
Pet behaviour consultants help pet owners deal with animal behaviour problems.
Pet shop assistant
Pet shop assistants serve customers and look after animals in pet shops.
Horse racing trainer, equine trainer
Racehorse trainers run stables, manage staff, look after horses' training and welfare, and prepare them for races.
Animal welfare inspector
RSPCA inspectors investigate complaints about animal cruelty, rescue animals and give advice to animal owners.
Veterinary surgeon, veterinarian
Vets diagnose and treat sick or injured animals.
Veterinary nurses support vets by caring for sick and injured animals.
Veterinary physiotherapists work with injured animals, or animals with movement problems, to help reduce pain and improve their health.
Keeper, animal keeper
Zookeepers look after animals in zoos, safari parks and aquariums.
Field biologist, wildlife biologist, conservation biologist
Zoologists study animals and their behaviour.