First-Line Supervisors of Animal Husbandry & Animal Care Workers


Directly supervise and coordinate activities of animal husbandry or animal care workers.
Also called: Animal Care Supervisor, Animal Caretaker Supervisor, Cattle Manager, Sow Farm Manager

Knowledge:

    Business
  • management
  • customer service
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Math and Science
  • psychology

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • understanding people's reactions
    Resource Management
  • selecting and managing the best workers for a job
  • managing your time and the time of other people

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Valley Agricultural Software DairyCOMP 305
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Accounting software
  • Sage 50 Accounting

Education:

    certificate after high school
    bachelor's degree
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