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 (45) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (20) percent of respondents had :Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in Personnel Services, Engineering-related Technologies, Vocational Home Economics, Construction Trades, Mechanics and Repairers, Precision Production Trades)
- Some (20) percent of respondents had :Bachelor's Degree
Interest Code : EC
- 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.
- 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.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- 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.
- Written Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
- Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- 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.
- Persistence-Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Top 3 Values
- Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- Recognition-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
- 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.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- 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.
- Complex Problem Solving-Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Transportation-Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- 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.
- Law and Government-Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
- 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.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Prepare and process import and export documentation according to customs regulations, laws, or procedures.
- Clear goods through customs and to their destinations for clients.
- Pay, or arrange for payment of, taxes and duties on shipments.
- Calculate duty and tariff payments owed on shipments.
- Request or compile necessary import documentation, such as customs invoices, certificates of origin, and cargo-control documents.
- Classify goods according to tariff coding system.
- Stay abreast of changes in import or export laws or regulations by reading current literature, attending meetings or conferences, or conferring with colleagues.
- Sign documents on behalf of clients, using powers of attorney.
- Advise customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements, quotas, or other customs-related matters.
- Post bonds for the products being imported or assist clients in obtaining bonds.
- 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.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Processing Information-Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
- 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.
- Communicating with Persons Outside Organization-Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Spend Time Sitting-Mostly this job requires sitting
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Time Pressure-This job require the worker to meet strict deadlines
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams 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
- Importance of Repeating Same Tasks-Repeating the same physical activities (e.g., key entry) or mental activities (e.g., checking entries in a ledger) over and over, without stopping, to performing this job?
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Automated commercial environment software ACE
- Compliance software e.g. Automated system for customs data ASYCUDA
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Customs records databases
- Electronic mail software e.g. Electronic data interchange EDI software
- Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software e.g. Materials requirement planning MRP software
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Microsoft Access
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Electronic mail software e.g. Microsoft Outlook
- Presentation software e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint
- Scanners e.g.Computer data input scanners
- Desktop computers
- Laser fax machine e.g.Laser facsimile machines
- Special purpose telephones e.g.Multiline telephone systems
- Personal computers
- Tablet computers