First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers
- Observe fish and beds or ponds to detect diseases, monitor fish growth, determine quality of fish, or determine completeness of harvesting.
- Record the numbers and types of fish or shellfish reared, harvested, released, sold, and shipped.
- 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.
- Direct and monitor worker activities, such as treatment and rearing of fingerlings, maintenance of equipment, and 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.
- Engage in the same fishery work as workers supervised.
- Train workers in spawning, rearing, cultivating, and harvesting methods, and in the use of equipment.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
National: - 8.1%
Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Moderately High ($36,000 - $49,999)