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"Agricultural Crop-Horticultural Supervisor"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

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

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Duties / Tasks
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Job Duties and Tasks for: "Agricultural Crop-Horticultural Supervisor"

1) Inspect crops, fields, or plant stock to determine conditions and need for cultivating, spraying, weeding, or harvesting.

2) Assign duties, such as cultivation, irrigation, or harvesting of crops or plants, product packaging or grading, or equipment maintenance.


3) Observe workers to detect inefficient or unsafe work procedures or to identify problems, initiating corrective action as necessary.

4) Review employees' work to evaluate quality and quantity.

5) Prepare and maintain time or payroll reports, as well as details of personnel actions, such as performance evaluations, hires, promotions, or disciplinary actions.


6) Plan or supervise infrastructure or collection maintenance functions, such as planting, fertilizing, pest or weed control, or landscaping.

7) Prepare reports regarding farm conditions, crop yields, machinery breakdowns, or labor problems.

8) Requisition or purchase supplies, such as insecticides, machine parts or lubricants, or tools.

9) Estimate labor requirements for jobs and plan work schedules accordingly.

10) Direct or assist with the adjustment or repair of farm equipment or machinery.

11) Train workers in techniques such as planting, harvesting, weeding, or insect identification and in the use of safety measures.

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12) Drive or operate farm machinery, such as trucks, tractors, or self-propelled harvesters, to transport workers or supplies or to cultivate or harvest fields.

13) Perform the same horticultural or agricultural duties as subordinates.

14) Issue equipment, such as farm implements, machinery, ladders, or containers to workers, and collect equipment when work is complete.


15) Inspect facilities to determine maintenance needs.

16) Recruit, hire, or discharge workers.

17) Investigate grievances and settle disputes to maintain harmony among workers.

18) Contract with seasonal workers and farmers to provide employment.

19) Arrange for transportation, equipment, or living quarters for seasonal workers.

20) Confer with managers to evaluate weather or soil conditions, to develop plans or procedures, or to discuss issues such as changes in fertilizers, herbicides, or cultivating techniques.

21) Read inventory records, customer orders, or shipping schedules to determine required activities.

22) Calculate or monitor budgets for maintenance or development of collections, grounds, or infrastructure.

23) Monitor or oversee construction projects, such as horticultural buildings or irrigation systems.

24) Perform hardscape activities, including installation or repair of irrigation systems, resurfacing or grading of paths, rockwork, or erosion control.

Job Description for "Agricultural Crop-Horticultural Supervisor" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"Agricultural Crop-Horticultural Supervisor"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  45-1011.07


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