Logging Worker Supervisor
|Overview:||Directly supervise and coordinate activities of logging workers. Manager/Supervisors are generally found in smaller establishments where they perform both supervisory and management functions, such as accounting, marketing, and personnel work, and may also engage in the same logging work as the workers they supervise.|
|Duties:||Monitor workers to ensure that safety regulations are followed, warning or disciplining those who violate safety regulations. Plan or schedule logging operations, such as felling or bucking trees or grading, sorting, yarding, or loading logs. Change logging operations or methods to eliminate unsafe conditions. Monitor logging operations to identify and solve problems, improve work methods, and ensure compliance with safety, company, and government regulations. Train workers in tree felling or bucking, operation of tractors or loading machines, yarding or loading techniques, or safety regulations. Determine logging operation methods, crew sizes, or equipment requirements, conferring with mill, company, or forestry officials as necessary. Assign to workers duties such as trees to be cut, cutting sequences and specifications, or loading of trucks, railcars, or rafts. Supervise or coordinate the activities of workers engaged in logging operations or silvicultural operations. Coordinate the selection and movement of logs from storage areas, according to transportation schedules or production requirements. Communicate with forestry personnel regarding forest harvesting or forest management plans, procedures, or schedules.|
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing)
|Job Outlook:||Employment in this field is projected to decline by 2% or more from 2014 to 2024. For comparison, the average growth rate for all occupations over the same time period is projected to be 5% to 8%.|
|Education Level:||The typical training required for this career is generally a High School Degree or GED Certificate.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.