Salary LevelAbove Average
|Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed
|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.
|Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
|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.
|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.
|(6.0 to 7.0)
- Majority (57.28) percent of respondents had : Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
- Some (12.75) percent of respondents had :First Professional Degree - awarded for completion of a program that: requires at least 2 years of college work before entrance into the program, includes a total of at least 6 academic years of work to complete, and provides all remaining academic requirements to begin practice in a profession
- Some (12.49) percent of respondents had :Bachelor's Degree
Interest Code : ECS
- 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.
- Social-Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Speech Clarity-The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
- 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.
- Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
- Concern for Others-Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
Top 3 Values
- Relationships-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
- 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.
- Service Orientation-Actively looking for ways to help people.
- 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.
- Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- 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.
- Consult with families or friends of the deceased to arrange funeral details, such as obituary notice wording, casket selection, or plans for services.
- Direct and supervise work of embalmers, funeral attendants, death certificate clerks, cosmetologists, or other staff.
- Schedule funerals, burials, or cremations.
- Sell funeral services, products, or merchandise to clients.
- Monitor funeral service operations to ensure that they comply with applicable policies, regulations, and laws.
- Offer counsel and comfort to families and friends of the deceased.
- Negotiate contracts for prearranged funeral services.
- Respond to customer complaints, legal inquiries, payment negotiations, or other post-service matters.
- Plan and implement changes to service offerings to meet community needs or increase funeral home revenues.
- Direct or monitor administrative, support, repair, or maintenance services for funeral homes.
- Assisting and Caring for Others-Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
- Performing for or Working Directly with the Public-Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- 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.
- Documenting/Recording Information-Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others-Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks.
- Video creation and editing software e.g. CodeJam MemoriesOnTV
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. CSR Consultants Cemetery Management SC
- Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
- Accounting software e.g. Financial reporting software
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. FPA Software MACCS
- Presentation software e.g. funeralOne Life Tributes
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. HMIS Advantage
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Electronic mail software e.g. Microsoft Outlook
- Art airbrushes e.g.Airbrushing devices
- Embalming injecting tubes e.g.Arterial tubes
- Autopsy tables or accessories e.g.Body bridges
- Medical suction cannulas or tubes or accessories e.g.Cannula sets
- Cadaver lifter or transfer devices e.g.Casket carriages
- Cadaver lifter or transfer devices e.g.Casket lowering devices
- Centrifugal pumps e.g.Centrifugal force pumps
- Absorbent pillows e.g.Chemical pillows
- Tampers e.g.Compaction tampers
- Cadaver carriers e.g.Cremation stands