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Occupational Report for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers (45-1011) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of agricultural, forestry, aquacultural, and related workers. Excludes "First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers" (37-1012).

Employment Outlook for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was somewhat larger than the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be somewhat higher than the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers There are 3 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 3 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Research Associate 7/17/14 Hermiston DOE
Work Crew Supervisor 5/5/14 Roseburg $14.62/hr DOE
Work Crew Forestry Supervisor 4/18/14 Roseburg $14.62/hr DOE
Job Openings from the Web for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 1 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 1 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Managerial Position 7/20/14 Dayton Carlton Plants LLC
State of Oregon License Information for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
License License Authority Web Site
Forest Labor Contractor Bureau of Labor and Industries
Wages for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $14.57 $19.49 $22.64 $30.75 $40.67 $25.34 $52,708
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 13.62 16.77 21.47 32.06 37.98 23.81 49,533
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 16.21 21.01 27.15 41.16 48.61 30.40 63,233
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 18.74 21.55 24.70 27.21 28.71 24.57 51,114
Lane 13.47 17.48 21.42 31.15 36.97 24.56 51,085
Douglas 17.50 24.65 28.05 32.44 35.09 27.50 57,218
Coos / Curry 15.37 18.14 20.60 23.29 27.23 21.34 44,383
Jackson / Josephine 18.79 21.04 27.02 35.85 42.10 28.34 58,950
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 19.81 21.25 23.72 29.41 42.70 27.37 56,928
Morrow / Umatilla 14.74 17.60 21.09 29.79 35.31 22.96 47,762
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 1,571 1,826 255 16.2% 26 33 59
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 429 486 57 13.3% 6 9 15
Multnomah / Washington 149 167 18 12.1% 2 3 5
Clackamas 126 151 25 19.8% 2 3 5
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 117 129 12 10.3% 1 2 3
Jackson / Josephine 109 121 12 11.0% 1 2 3
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 107 115 8 7.5% 1 2 3
Morrow / Umatilla 102 115 13 12.7% 1 2 3
Lane 78 90 12 15.4% 1 2 3
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 65 70 5 7.7% 0 1 1
Coos / Curry 55 57 2 3.6% 0 1 1
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 53 62 9 17.0% 1 1 2
Klamath / Lake 43 48 5 11.6% 0 1 1
Douglas 42 50 8 19.0% 1 1 2
Grant / Harney / Malheur 22 26 4 18.2% 0 0 0
Baker / Union / Wallowa 20 20 0 0.0% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 1,571
Total All Industries Private 1,526
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Private 1,345
Crop Production Private 744
Vegetable and Melon Farming Private 74
Fruit and Tree Nut Farming Private 234
Greenhouse, Nursery, and Floriculture Production Private 297
Other Crop Farming Private 134
Animal Production Private 76
Cattle Ranching and Farming Private 65
Forestry and Logging Private 283
Timber Tract Operations Private 31
Logging Private 252
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry Private 234
Support Activities for Crop Production Private 76
Support Activities for Forestry Private 155
Manufacturing Private 82
Food Manufacturing Private 16
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing Private 14
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing Private 50
Beverage Manufacturing Private 50
Wood Product Manufacturing Private 16
Sawmills and Wood Preservation Private 15
Wholesale Trade Private 34
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Private 34
Grocery and Related Product Wholesalers Private 14
Retail Trade Private 16
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Private 13
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Private 15
Administrative and Support Services Private 15
Total All Industries State 34
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals State 23
Educational Requirements for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers The typical entry level education for this occupation is a high school diploma or equivalent. Up to five years of related work experience is commonly considered necessary for this occupation.
Skills for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers
  • Apply Disciplinary Practices In Supervision
  • Apply General Logging Techniques
  • Apply Horticultural Techniques
  • Apply Knowledge Of Ventilation Systems
  • Apply Plant Disease Control Techniques
  • Apply Planting Or Transplanting Techniques
  • Apply Seamanship And Boat Handling
  • Conduct Staff Meeting
  • Determine When Fruits, Vegetables, And Other Crops Are Ready For Harvest
  • Develop Budgets
  • Develop Staffing Plan
  • Diagnose And Solve Agricultural Production Problems
  • Establish And Evaluate Employee Performance Standards
  • Follow Hazardous Materials Specifications
  • Follow Safety Procedures
  • Gather, Preserve And Store Fish Catch
  • Harvest Field Crops
  • Hire And Dismiss Employees
  • Identify Tree And Plant Characteristics
  • Identify Wood Species And Characteristics
  • Interpret And Apply Knowledge Of Relevant Laws
  • Judge Soil Conditions
  • Keep Production Records
  • Manage Personnel And Human Resources
  • Mend Fishing Nets
  • Operate Planting Equipment
  • Operate Skiff
  • Operate Specialized Equipment In Forestry Activities
  • Operate Tilling Or Cultivation Equipment
  • Operate Tractors
  • Operate Two-Way Radio
  • Perform Long-Term And Short-Term Planning In Agricultural Setting
  • Perform Safety Inspections
  • Prepare Reports In Timely Manner
  • Process Records And Maintain Forms And Files
  • Provide Orientation To New Employees
  • Publicize Job Openings
  • Recognize Disease And Parasites In Animals
  • Recognize Plant Disease
  • Recognize Tree And Forest Plant Species
  • Respond To Personnel Problems And Grievances
  • Select Livestock, Fish, Or Poultry For Breeding Purposes
  • Slaughter Animals, Fish Or Poultry
  • Supervise Employees
  • Understand Characteristics Of Pesticides
  • Use Basic Irrigation Methods
  • Use Inventory Control Procedures
  • Use Log Handling Tools And Equipment
  • Write And Compile Employee Training Materials
  • Write Project Or Bid Proposals
Schools and Training Providers for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Linn-Benton Community College
6500 Pacific Blvd SW
Albany, OR 97321
Phone: (541) 917-4999
Programs of Training:
Chemeketa Community College
4000 Lancaster Dr NE
Salem, OR 97305
Phone: (503) 399-5000
Programs of Training:
Oregon State University
0
Corvallis, OR 97331
Phone: (541) 737-0123
Programs of Training:
Mt Hood Community College
26000 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 491-6422
Programs of Training:
Treasure Valley Community College
650 College Blvd
Ontario, OR 97914
Phone: (541) 881-8822
Programs of Training:
Blue Mountain Community College
2411 NW Carden Ave
Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone: (541) 276-1260
Programs of Training:
Clackamas Community College
19600 Molalla Ave
Oregon City, OR 97045-8980
Phone: (503) 657-6958 x2313
Programs of Training:
Umpqua Community College
1140 College Rd.
Roseburg, OR 97470-226
Phone: (541) 440-4600
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Blue Mountain Community College
Klamath Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Tillamook Bay Community College
Treasure Valley Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Farm Labor Contractors 60%