Salary LevelAbove Average
|Title||Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.|
|Education||Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.|
|Job Training||Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.|
|Examples||These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include food service managers, electricians, agricultural technicians, legal secretaries, interviewers, and insurance sales agents.|
|SVP Range||(6.0 to 7.0)|
- Majority (39.01) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (27.15) percent of respondents had :Bachelor's Degree
- Some (14.2) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
Interest Code : CER
- Conventional-Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
- Enterprising-Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
- Realistic-Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Problem Sensitivity-The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Stress Tolerance-Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
- Adaptability/Flexibility-Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Top 3 Values
- Support-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
- Working Conditions-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Law and Government-Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
- Public Safety and Security-Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Customer and Personal Service-Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Psychology-Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods; and the assessment and treatment of behavioral and affective disorders.
- Clerical-Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
- Examine immigration applications, visas, and passports and interview persons to determine eligibility for admission, residence, and travel in the U.S.
- Detain persons found to be in violation of customs or immigration laws and arrange for legal action, such as deportation.
- Inspect cargo, baggage, and personal articles entering or leaving U.S. for compliance with revenue laws and U.S. customs regulations.
- Locate and seize contraband, undeclared merchandise, and vehicles, aircraft, or boats that contain such merchandise.
- Interpret and explain laws and regulations to travelers, prospective immigrants, shippers, and manufacturers.
- Institute civil and criminal prosecutions and cooperate with other law enforcement agencies in the investigation and prosecution of those in violation of immigration or customs laws.
- Testify regarding decisions at immigration appeals or in federal court.
- Record and report job-related activities, findings, transactions, violations, discrepancies, and decisions.
- Determine duty and taxes to be paid on goods.
- Collect samples of merchandise for examination, appraisal, or testing.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards-Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Contact With Others-This job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?
- Deal With External Customers-Important to work with external customers or the public in this job
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Frequency of Decision Making-The worker is required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Automated Manifest System AMS
- Office suite software e.g. Corel WordPerfect Office Suite
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Law enforcement information databases
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Electronic mail software e.g. Microsoft Outlook
- Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. National Crime Information Center NCIC database
- Enterprise resource planning ERP software e.g. SAP
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Treasury Enforcement Communications System TECS
- Bar code reader equipment e.g.Barcode scanners
- Binocular light compound microscopes e.g.Compound light microscopes
- Desktop computers
- Digital camcorders or video cameras e.g.Digital video cameras
- Biometric identification equipment e.g.Fingerprint scanners
- Spectrometers e.g.Gamma ray spectrometers
- Weapon or explosives detectors and supplies e.g.Hazardous material detectors
- Magnetic stripe readers and encoders e.g.Identification card scanners
- Weapon or explosives detectors and supplies e.g.Ion mobility spectrometers