Salary LevelMuch Above Average
|Title||Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.|
|Education||Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).|
|Job Training||Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.|
|Examples||These occupations often involve coordinating, training, supervising, or managing the activities of others to accomplish goals. Very advanced communication and organizational skills are required. Examples include librarians, lawyers, aerospace engineers, wildlife biologists, school psychologists, surgeons, treasurers, and controllers.|
|SVP Range||(8.0 and above)|
- Majority (67.62) percent of respondents had : Doctoral Degree
- Some (31.56) percent of respondents had :Post-Doctoral Training
- Some (0.82) percent of respondents had :Master's Degree
Interest Code : SIR
- Social-Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- Investigative-Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
- 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 Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Written Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
- Speech Clarity-The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
- Speech Recognition-The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Independence-Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Top 3 Values
- 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.
- 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.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- 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.
- Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Instructing-Teaching others how to do something.
- Learning Strategies-Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
- Education and Training-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- Biology-Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Administration and Management-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in books, professional journals, or electronic media.
- Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
- Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
- Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
- Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
- Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
- Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as forest resource policy, forest pathology, and mapping.
- Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
- Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
- Supervise students' laboratory or field work.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Training and Teaching Others-Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
- Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others-Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
- 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.
- Analyzing Data or Information-Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team 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?
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Computer based training software e.g. Blackboard Learn
- Calendar and scheduling software
- Word processing software e.g. Collaborative editing software
- Computer based training software e.g. Course management system software
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Data entry software
- Computer based training software e.g. Desire2Learn
- Information retrieval or search software e.g. DOC Cop
- Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
- Map creation software e.g. ESRI ArcGIS software
- Word processing software e.g. Google Docs
- Measuring tapes e.g.100-foot measuring tapes
- Fire pump sets e.g.Backpack fire pumps
- Sprayers e.g.Backpack spraying equipment
- Seeder attachment e.g.Broadcast seeders
- Axes e.g.Brush axes
- Tongs e.g.Cable tongs
- Lifting hooks e.g.Cant hooks
- Slide projectors e.g.Carousel slide projectors
- Chain saw e.g.Chainsaws
- Digital cameras e.g.Compact digital cameras