First-Line Supervisors of Helpers, Laborers, & Material Movers, Hand

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What they do:
Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers, hand.
On the job, you would:
  • Maintain a safe working environment by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
  • Review work throughout the work process and at completion to ensure that it has been performed properly.
  • Inform designated employees or departments of items loaded or problems encountered.



  • management
  • customer service


  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

Safety and Government

  • public safety and security

Manufactured or Agricultural Goods

  • manufacture and distribution of products


Basic Skills

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

Problem Solving

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


  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • bringing people together to solve differences



  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say

Ideas and Logic

  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems


  • do two or more things at the same time
  • 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
  • Leadership
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cooperation
  • Independence


You might use software like this on the job:

Office suite software

  • Corel WordPerfect Office Suite
  • Microsoft Office software Hot Technology In Demand

Presentation software

  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology

Enterprise resource planning ERP software

  • Sage ERP Accpac
  • SAP software Hot Technology


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
bachelor's degree
usually needed

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Job Outlook

New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
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