Career Details for Farm Labor Contractors

Farm Labor Contractors

Also called:

Farm Labor Contractor, Field Manager, Field Supervisor

What they do:

Recruit and hire seasonal or temporary agricultural laborers. May transport, house, and provide meals for workers.

On the job, you would:

  • Pay wages of contracted farm laborers.
  • Provide food, drinking water, and field sanitation facilities to contracted workers.
  • Recruit and hire agricultural workers.

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Arts and Humanities

  • foreign language

Manufactured or Agricultural Goods

  • food production
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Math and Science

  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Business

  • human resources (HR)

pencil SKILLS

Basic Skills

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

Problem Solving

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

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Verbal

  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking

Attention

  • pay attention to something without being distracted

user PERSONALITY

People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.

  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Cooperation
  • Concern for Others
  • Initiative

computer TECHNOLOGY

You might use software like this on the job:

Accounting software

  • Bookkeeping software
  • Financial accounting software

Data base user interface and query software

  • E-Verify
  • Microsoft Access

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel

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no high school diploma/GED or
high school diploma/GED usually needed

suitcase JOB OUTLOOK

outlook
BELOW AVERAGE

New job opportunities are less likely in the future.

SALARY
$35,160


per year, on average
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