Directly supervise and coordinate activities of agricultural crop or horticultural workers.
- Yarding Supervisor
- Yarder Boss
- Vine Fruit Farming Supervisor
- Vegetable Farming Supervisor
- Tree Fruit and Nut Farming Supervisor
- Team Foreman
- Supervisor Grower
- Shed Workers Supervisor
- Seed Production Field Supervisor
- Rose Grading Supervisor
- Arrange for transportation, equipment, or living quarters for seasonal workers.
- Contract with seasonal workers and farmers to provide employment.
- Prepare reports regarding farm conditions, crop yields, machinery breakdowns, or labor problems.
- Perform the same horticultural or agricultural duties as subordinates.
- Perform hardscape activities, including installation or repair of irrigation systems, resurfacing or grading of paths, rockwork, or erosion control.
- Calculate or monitor budgets for maintenance or development of collections, grounds, or infrastructure.
- Recruit, hire, or discharge workers.
- Issue equipment, such as farm implements, machinery, ladders, or containers to workers, and collect equipment when work is complete.
- Investigate grievances and settle disputes to maintain harmony among workers.
- Monitor or oversee construction projects, such as horticultural buildings or irrigation systems.
People who work in this occupation generally have the interest code: REC.
This means people who work in this occupation generally have Realistic interests, but also prefer Enterprising and Conventional environments.
People who work in this occupation generally prize Independence, but also value Support and Achievement in their jobs.
- Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
- Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- Food Production - Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
- Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
In 2016, the average annual wage in Pennsylvania was $51,640 with most people making between $29,400 and $74,280
During 2014, this occupation employed approximately 2,380 people in Pennsylvania. It is projected that there will be 2,220 employed in 2024.
This occupation will have about 0 openings due to growth and about 60 replacement openings for approximately 60 total annual openings.
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