Horticultural Specialty Farming Supervisor: A description for the horticultural specialty farming supervisor job

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Horticultural Specialty Farming Supervisor: Green house manager, harvesting manager Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in propagating, cultivating, and harvesting horticultural specialties, for example trees, shrubs, flowering plants, flowers, and mushrooms, applying knowledge of environmental-control structures, systems, and techniques and plant culture: Discusses plant growing activities with management personnel to plan planting and picking schedules and employee assignments, obtain authorization for changes in fertilizer, herbicide, and pesticide application techniques and formulas, resolve problems, and develop procedures for new species in product line and new cultivation techniques. Observes plants and flowers in greenhouses, pots, cold frames, and fields to ascertain condition, for example leaf texture and bloom size, and oversees changes in humidity and temperature levels and cultivation procedures to ensure conformance with quality control standards. Prepares and assigns work schedules. Trains new employees in gardening techniques, for example transplanting and weeding, and grading and packaging activities. Inspects facilities for signs of disrepair, for example missing glass panes and clogged sprinklers, and delegates repair duties to ensure refurbishing or replacement of parts in environmental-control structures and systems. May also drive and operate heavy machinery, for example dump truck, four-wheeled tractor, and growth-media tiller, to handle materials and supplies. May also perform variety of duties involving propagation, care, and marketing of plants and crops. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (industry) Master Title. May also be identified according to kind of establishment as Greenhouse Superintendent (agricultural services industry), or crop as Mushroom-Growing Supervisor (agricultural services industry), Orchid Superintendent (agricultural services industry).

Job industry: agricultural services industry

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