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First-Line Supervisors of Aquacultural Workers - 45-1011.06

O*NET-SOC Description

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of aquacultural workers.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Brood Hatchery Manager
  • Fish Culture Supervisor
  • Fish Farm Manager
  • Fish Hatchery Manager
  • Fisheries Manager
  • Fisheries Technician Supervisor
  • Hatchery Manager
  • Marine Site Manager
  • Wildlife Manager
  • Wildlife Technician Supervisor

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • 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.
  • Direct workers to correct problems such as disease, quality of seed distribution, or adequacy of cultivation.
  • Engage in the same fishery work as workers supervised.
  • Interview and select new employees.
  • Maintain workers' time records.
  • Observe fish and beds or ponds to detect diseases, monitor fish growth, determine quality of fish, or determine completeness of harvesting.
  • Perform both supervisory and management functions, such as accounting, marketing, and personnel work.
  • Plan work schedules according to personnel and equipment availability, tidal levels, feeding schedules, or transfer and harvest needs.
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of fish food, and specify medications to be added to food and water to treat fish for diseases.
  • Record the numbers and types of fish or shellfish reared, harvested, released, sold, and shipped.
  • Requisition supplies.
  • Select and ship eggs to other hatcheries.
  • Supervise the artificial spawning of various salmon and trout species.
  • Train workers in spawning, rearing, cultivating, and harvesting methods, and in the use of equipment.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Assign duties or work schedules to employees.
  • Confer with managers to make operational decisions.
  • Direct activities of agricultural, forestry, or fishery employees.
  • Hire farming, fishing or forestry workers.
  • Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.
  • Maintain personnel records.
  • Monitor animal behavior or condition.
  • Prepare materials or solutions for animal or plant use.
  • Record agricultural or forestry inventory data.
  • Schedule agricultural or forestry work.
  • Train workers in farming, forestry, or hunting techniques.
  • Transport animals, crops, or equipment.

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Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

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DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Supervisor, Fish Hatchery
  • Supervisor, Shellfish Farming