Horticultural Supervisor or Specialist – ANZSCO 363114

Horticultural Supervisor or Specialists supervise or perform specialist roles in horticultural farming operations including the planting, cultivation, harvest and packing of horticultural crops.
Skill Level


  • Horticultural Chemical Spray Operator
  • Horticultural Fertigation Manager
  • Horticultural Harvest Supervisor
  • Horticultural Irrigation Manager
  • Horticultural Machine Supervisor
  • Horticultural Packing Facility Supervisor
  • Horticultural Production Supervisor
  • Horticulture Section Manager
Potential Visa Pathways for Horticultural Supervisor or Specialist

Important: This occupation was released on 21 November 2021. The Department of Home Affairs is yet to announce the eligible visa pathways for this occupation. This page will be updated once more information is released.

Group: 3631 Senior Aquaculture, Crop and Forestry Workers

Senior Aquaculture, Crop and Forestry Workers apply in-depth industry specific knowledge to manage and supervise aspects of aquaculture, broadacre, horticultural crop, fisheries, forestry and vineyard production.


  • Managing and supervising the breeding, raising and harvesting of fish, prawns, oysters and other aquatic stock
  • Managing and supervising the planting, cultivation and harvesting of crops, including wine grapes
  • Managing and supervising the cultivation and maintenance of natural and plantation forests
  • Managing livestock breeding programs and the rearing of young livestock
  • Managing and supervising stock feeding and watering programs
  • Supervising and undertaking the operation and maintenance of farming equipment and machinery
  • Supervising the operation and maintenance of specialised equipment and machinery used in aquaculture, fisheries, forestry and vineyard settings
  • Supervising and managing the inspection and maintenance of farm infrastructure, including fencing, trellising and water supply systems
  • Ensuring fishing gear is rigged to correct specifications including legislated requirements
  • Managing offboarding of catches
  • Conducting forestry and fisheries-specific safety drills
  • Overseeing logging and haulage crews and directing activities for reafforestation
  • Organising and training workers
  • Supervising work routines and day to day production operations
  • Supervising, maintaining and operating data collection and analysis and production technology systems
  • May undertake or supervise the application of pesticides and other chemicals
Skill Level
In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group:

  • 363111 Aquaculture Supervisor
  • 363112 Fishing Leading Hand
  • 363113 Forestry Operations Supervisor
  • 363114 Horticultural Supervisor or Specialist
  • 363115 Senior Broadacre Crop and Livestock Farm Worker
  • 363116 Senior Broadacre Crop Farm Worker
  • 363117 Vineyard Supervisor
  • 363199 Senior Aquaculture, Crop and Forestry Workers nec

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