First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers

First-Line Supervisors of Agricultural Crop and Horticultural Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of agricultural crop or horticultural workers.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Leadership * Initiative * Attention to Detail * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility * Cooperation * Persistence * Stress Tolerance * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Assign duties, such as cultivation, irrigation, or harvesting of crops or plants, product packaging or grading, or equipment maintenance. * Train workers in techniques such as planting, harvesting, weeding, or insect identification and in the use of safety measures. * Observe workers to detect inefficient or unsafe work procedures or to identify problems, initiating corrective action as necessary.


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