Farm Labor Contractors:

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

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 35 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 5
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 25.00 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Resource Allocation
Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Work Ethic
Time Management
Written Communication
Information Gathering
Conflict Management
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Disburse organizational funding
Pay charges, fees, or taxes
Allocate physical resources within organizations
Purchase food or beverages
Contract meeting facilities
Issue supplies, materials, or equipment
Maintain travel expense accounts
Receive payments from others

Making Decisions and Solving Problems

Discharge workers using employee dismissal guidelines
Implement company or staff policies
Recommend personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, and dismissals
Authorize contractual actions or expenditures
Implement health or sanitation standards

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Manage individual and organizational contracts
Manage food or beverage preparation or service
Coordinate logistics or other business operations
Coordinate personnel recruitment activities
Administer personnel recruitment or hiring activities
Supervise agricultural, farming, or forestry personnel or contractors

Staffing Organizational Units

Match candidates or clients to employment needs, positions, or roles
Submit individuals for employment consideration
Recruit candidates for employment
Promote personnel within organizations
Hire personnel

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Repair farm vehicles, machinery, or mechanical implements
Repair cargo or passenger vehicle
Maintain hydroponic growing systems
Maintain mechanical machinery or implements

Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others

Negotiate labor agreements
Negotiate business contracts
Negotiate sales contracts

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

Represent organization at meetings and events
Provide clients, customers, or passengers with travel information
Inform clients of travel restrictions
Conduct public relations

Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People

Evaluate contract personnel performance
Evaluate talent of individuals or groups
Evaluate employee performance
Evaluate advertising promotions

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Observe actions of participants
Monitor performance of others
Monitor contract performance
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations

Scheduling Work and Activities

Make travel, accommodation, or entertainment arrangements for others
Schedule agricultural or forestry work
Develop travel itinerary
Make travel reservations
Schedule meeting facilities

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work

Plan meetings
Plan entertainment or dining activities
Plan conferences, programs, or events
Plan harvesting or cultivating activities

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Senior Professional in Human Resources
Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
Staff Management
Human Resource Management
Project Management
Organizational Development
Business Acumen

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