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"Supervisors and Manager- Horticultural Worker"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of horticultural workers. Manager/Supervisors are generally found in smaller establishments were they perform both supervisory and management functions, such as accounting, marketing, and personnel work, and may also engage in the same horticultural work as the workers they supervise.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Supervisors and Manager- Horticultural Worker"

1) Assigns workers to duties, such as cultivation, harvesting, maintenance, grading and packing products, or altering greenhouse environmental conditions.

2) Estimates work-hour requirements to plant, cultivate, or harvest, and prepares work schedule.

 

3) Confers with management to report conditions, plan planting and harvesting schedules, and to discuss changes in fertilizer, herbicides, or cultivating techniques.

4) Drives and operates heavy machinery, such as dump truck, tractor, or growth-media tiller, to transport materials and supplies.

5) Maintains records of employees' hours worked, and work completed.

 

6) Prepares and submits written or oral reports of personnel actions, such as performance evaluations, hires, promotions, and discipline.

7) Trains employees in horticultural techniques, such as transplanting and weeding, shearing and harvesting trees, and grading and packing flowers.

8) Inspects facilities to determine maintenance needs, such as malfunctioning environmental-control system, clogged sprinklers, or missing glass panes in greenhouse.

9) Observes plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees in greenhouses, cold frames, or fields to ascertain condition.

10) Reads inventory records, customer orders, and shipping schedules to ascertain day's activities.

11) Reviews employees' work to ascertain quality and quantity of work performed.

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Job Description for "Supervisors and Manager- Horticultural Worker" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Supervisors and Manager- Horticultural Worker"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-A        SOC:  45-1011.04


 

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