Sample Job Titles
Animal Care Supervisor
Animal Caretaker Supervisor
Animal Keeper, Head
Beef Cattle Operations Manager
Breeder Complex Manager
Dairy Farm Operations Manager
Horse Farm Manager
Manager, Animal Shelter
Manager, Game Preserve
Sheep Operations Manager
Sow Farm Manager
Supervisor, Animal Maintenance
Supervisor, Artificial Breeding Ranch
Supervisor, Dairy Farm
Supervisor, Game Farm
Supervisor, Laboratory Animal Facility
Supervisor, Livestock Yard
Supervisor, Poultry Farm
Supervisor, Poultry Hatchery
Supervisor, Research Dairy Farm
Supervisor, Research Kennel
Supervisor, Stock Ranch
Supervisor, Wool Shearing
Swine Farm Manager
Turkey Breeder Farm Manager
Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
- Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
- Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
- Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
- Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
- Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
- Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
- Core — Study feed, weight, health, genetic, or milk production records in order to determine feed formulas and rations and breeding schedules.
- Core — Direct and assist workers in maintenance and repair of facilities.
- Core — Inspect buildings, fences, fields or ranges, supplies, and equipment in order to determine work to be performed.
- Core — Establish work schedules and procedures.
- Core — Observe animals for signs of illness, injury, or unusual behavior; notifying veterinarians or managers as warranted.
- Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
- Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
- Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
- Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
- Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.