First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop & Horticultural Workers


Directly supervise and coordinate activities of agricultural crop or horticultural workers.
Also called: Farm Owner Operator, Field Operations Farm Manager, Grower, Pest Management Supervisor

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
  • food production
    Business
  • management
  • customer service
    Math and Science
  • biology
  • chemistry
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things
    Hearing and Speech
  • recognize spoken words

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Initiative
  • Attention to Detail
  • Independence
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office
    Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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