Salary LevelMuch Below Average
|Title||Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.|
|Education||These occupations usually require a high school diploma.|
|Job Training||Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.|
|Examples||These occupations often involve using your knowledge and skills to help others. Examples include sheet metal workers, forest fire fighters, customer service representatives, physical therapist aides, salespersons (retail), and tellers.|
|SVP Range||(4.0 to 6.0)|
- Majority (49.83) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (14.14) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
- Some (12.12) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
Interest Code : CRS
- 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.
- 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.
- Social-Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- 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.
- Information Ordering-The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
- Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- 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.
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Concern for Others-Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Service Orientation-Actively looking for ways to help people.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- 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.
- 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.
- Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
- Sort books, publications, and other items according to established procedure and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
- Open and close library during specified hours and secure library equipment, such as computers and audio-visual equipment.
- Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals, tape cassettes, Braille volumes, and pictures.
- Classify and catalog items according to content and purpose.
- Enter and update patrons' records on computers.
- Answer routine inquiries and refer patrons in need of professional assistance to librarians.
- Manage reserve materials by placing items on reserve for library patrons, checking items in and out of library, and removing out-dated items.
- Lend, reserve, and collect books, periodicals, videotapes, and other materials at circulation desks and process materials for inter-library loans.
- Instruct patrons on how to use reference sources, card catalogs, and automated information systems.
- Inspect returned books for condition and due-date status and compute any applicable fines.
- 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.
- Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships-Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Handling and Moving Objects-Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
- 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
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- 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?
- Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
- Deal With External Customers-Important to work with external customers or the public in this job
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Document management software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
- Library software e.g. Automated circulation systems
- Object or component oriented development software e.g. C++
- Library software e.g. Cataloging software
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Database software
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Office suite software e.g. Microsoft Office
- Presentation software e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint
- Desktop publishing software e.g. Microsoft Publisher
- Desktop calculator e.g.10-key calculators
- Bar code reader equipment e.g.Barcode scanners
- Cargo trucks e.g.Bookmobiles
- Braille devices for the physically challenged e.g.Braile embossers
- Cash registers
- Minivans or vans e.g.Delivery vans
- Desktop computers
- Digital cameras
- Film projectors
- Pocket calculator e.g.Handheld calculators