Picking Crew Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in picking fruits, vegetables, and row crops.
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Salary Range
$24,000 – $70,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Picking Crew Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in picking fruits, vegetables, and row crops, by hand or machine, and loading and stacking filled containers on trucks: Examines crop to determine degree of maturity. Directs workers in methods of picking crops and specifies size of fruit or vegetable to pick. Ensures that equipment, such as ladders and containers, are available to workers. Directs distribution of field boxes along rows for convenience of workers. Checks harvested products for size, quality, and variety, and informs workers of discrepancies. Oversees loading and stacking filled containers on trucks. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May pay employees. May be designated according to type of crops harvested as Apple-Picking Supervisor; Cauliflower-Harvesting-And-Packing Supervisor; Orange-Picking Supervisor; Onion-Harvesting Supervisor; Peach Harvesting Supervisor; Watermelon-Harvesting Supervisor.


Should I be a Picking Crew Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Apple-Picking Supervisor, Cauliflower-Harvesting-And-Packing Supervisor, Cranberry Bog Supervisor See More

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