Farm Labor Contractors

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Farm Labor Contractor, Field Manager, Field Supervisor

What they do:
Recruit and hire seasonal or temporary agricultural laborers. May transport, house, and provide meals for workers.
On the job, you would:
  • Pay wages of contracted farm laborers.
  • Provide food, drinking water, and field sanitation facilities to contracted workers.
  • Recruit and hire agricultural workers.


Arts and Humanities

  • foreign language

Manufactured or Agricultural Goods

  • food production
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Math and Science

  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics


  • human resources (HR)


Basic Skills

  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it



  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking


  • pay attention to something without being distracted


People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Cooperation
  • Concern for Others
  • Initiative


You might use software like this on the job:

Accounting software

  • Bookkeeping software
  • Intuit QuickBooks Hot Technology

Data base user interface and query software

  • E-Verify
  • Microsoft Access Hot Technology

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
no high school diploma/GED or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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