Nursery & Greenhouse Managers
Also called: Production Manager, Nursery Manager, Greenhouse Manager, Grower
What they do:Plan, organize, direct, control, and coordinate activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, such as trees, shrubs, flowers, mushrooms, and other plants.
On the job, you would:
- Manage nurseries that grow horticultural plants for sale to trade or retail customers, for display or exhibition, or for research.
- Identify plants as well as problems such as diseases, weeds, and insect pests.
- Tour work areas to observe work being done, to inspect crops, and to evaluate plant and soil conditions.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
Examples of the technology used in this career will be available soon.
See more details at O*NET OnLine about nursery and greenhouse managers.