Coordinate packinghouse activities with harvesting of crops.
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Salary Range
$53,000 – $148,000

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What do Superintendents do?

Coordinates packinghouse activities with harvesting of crops: Inspects farms to ascertain quantity of crops to be processed by packinghouse. Advises growers of best time for harvesting crops, considering such factors as maturity of and demand for products. Informs packinghouse supervisor and sales agents of crops to be processed to plan packinghouse activities and sales campaigns. Oversees packinghouse activities and assigns duties to subordinate supervisors. Reports needed packinghouse repairs and replacements to superiors. May hire and discharge packinghouse employees.

Should I be a Superintendent?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

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    How to become a Superintendent

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