Projected Growth: Little or no change
Projected Job Openings
Considerable Preparation Needed
Your job is to Directly supervise and coordinate activities of aquacultural workers.
Common job titles of Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers include:
Experience and Education
A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for this occupation. For example, a person in this occupation must complete four years of college and work for several years in industry to be considered qualified.
54.38% said they needed a Bachelor's Degree.
27.14% said they needed a High School Diploma.
Engage in the same fishery work as workers supervised.
Plan work schedules according to personnel and equipment availability, tidal levels, feeding schedules, or transfer and harvest needs.
Direct and monitor worker activities, such as treatment and rearing of fingerlings, maintenance of equipment, and harvesting of fish or shellfish.
Direct workers to correct problems such as disease, quality of seed distribution, or adequacy of cultivation.
Perform both supervisory and management functions, such as accounting, marketing, and personnel work.
Observe fish and beds or ponds to detect diseases, monitor fish growth, determine quality of fish, or determine completeness of harvesting.
Assign to workers duties such as fertilizing and incubating spawn, feeding and transferring fish, and planting, cultivating, and harvesting shellfish beds.
Confer with managers to determine times and places of seed planting, and cultivating, feeding, or harvesting of fish or shellfish.
Prepare or direct the preparation of fish food, and specify medications to be added to food and water to treat fish for diseases.
Train workers in spawning, rearing, cultivating, and harvesting methods, and in the use of equipment.
Record the numbers and types of fish or shellfish reared, harvested, released, sold, and shipped.
Maintain workers' time records.
Select and ship eggs to other hatcheries.
Supervise the artificial spawning of various salmon and trout species.
Interview and select new employees.
Water transfer systems
Video scanning fish counters
Ultraviolet water purification systems
Total dissolved solids TDS meters
Tank cleaning brushesAll Tools
Small power boats
Scuba diving equipment
Phillips head screwdrivers
Ozone water purification systems
Light pickup trucks
Laboratory test tubes
Handheld digital thermometers
Fish weighing scales
Fish tagging equipment
Fish holding tanks
Fish capture nets
Dissolved oxygen indicators
Automatic fish feeders
Work scheduling software
Management of Personnel Resources
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Judgment and Decision Making
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Teaching others how to do something.
Complex Problem Solving
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Operation and Control
Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Expression
Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Cognitive Abilities › Verbal Abilities › Oral Comprehension
Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Cognitive Abilities › Idea Generation and Reasoning Abilities › Problem Sensitivity