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First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers

Also called: Fish Hatchery Manager, Fisheries Manager, Hatchery Manager, Wildlife Manager

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What they do:
Directly supervise and coordinate activities of aquacultural workers.
On the job, you would:
  • Record the numbers and types of fish or shellfish reared, harvested, released, sold, and shipped.
  • Direct and monitor worker activities, such as treatment and rearing of fingerlings, maintenance of equipment, and harvesting of fish or shellfish.
  • Observe fish and beds or ponds to detect diseases, monitor fish growth, determine quality of fish, or determine completeness of harvesting.

Knowledge

Math and Science
  • biology
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
Business
  • management
  • administrative services
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
  • food production
Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills

Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
Resource Management
  • selecting and managing the best workers for a job
  • managing your time and the time of other people
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things
Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Attention to Detail
  • Leadership
  • Cooperation
  • Independence

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology
Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 4 of 5)
bachelor's degree or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$46,960
$28,420
$78,920
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