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Career Details :: Fish Hatchery Managers
Direct and coordinate, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in fish hatchery production for corporations, cooperatives, or other owners.
A minimum of two to four years of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.
Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.
- Determines, administers, and executes policies relating to administration, standards of hatchery operations, and facility maintenance.
- Prepares reports required by state and federal laws.
- Approves employment and discharge of employees, signs payrolls, and performs personnel duties.
- Accounts for and dispenses funds.
- Prepares budget reports.
- Oversees trapping and spawning of fish, egg incubation, and fry rearing, applying knowledge of management and fish-culturing techniques.
- Oversees movement of mature fish to lakes, ponds, streams, or commercial tanks.
- Collects information regarding techniques for collecting, fertilizing, incubating spawn, and treatment of spawn and fry.
- Confers with biologists and other fishery personnel to obtain data concerning fish habits, food, and environmental requirements.
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General Work Activities
- Getting Information Needed to Do the Job
- Monitoring and Controlling Resources
- Communicating With Other Workers
- Coordinating Work & Activities of Others
- Guiding, Directing & Motivating Subordinates
- Management of Financial Resources
- Reading Comprehension
- Management of Personnel Resources
Frequent Work Context
- Supervise, Coach, Train Others
- Job-Required Social Interaction
- Consequence of Error
- Importance of Being Sure All Is Done
- Coordinate or Lead Others