Automation Impact

High

Salary Level
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 (48.44) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (45.39) percent of respondents had :Less than a High School Diploma
  • Some (6.17) percent of respondents had :Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)

Interest Code : CR

  • 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.
  • Near Vision-The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Category Flexibility-The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
  • Manual Dexterity-The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • 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.
  • Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Stress Tolerance-Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • 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.
  • Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Time Management-Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Law and Government-Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wrap packages or bundles by hand, or by using tying machines.
  • Weigh packages or letters to determine postage needed, using weighing scales and rate charts.
  • Verify that items are addressed correctly, marked with the proper postage, and in suitable condition for processing.
  • Operate embossing machines or typewriters to make corrections, additions, and changes to address plates.
  • Inspect mail machine output for defects and determine how to eliminate causes of any defects.
  • Remove containers of sorted mail or parcels and transfer them to designated areas according to established procedures.
  • Sort and route incoming mail, and collect outgoing mail, using carts as necessary.
  • Remove from machines printed materials, such as labeled articles, postmarked envelopes or tape, and folded sheets.
  • Affix postage to packages or letters by hand, or stamp materials, using postage meters.
  • Determine manner in which mail is to be sent, and prepare it for delivery to mailing facilities.
  • Performing General Physical Activities-Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Handling and Moving Objects-Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes-Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Time Pressure-This job require the worker to meet strict deadlines
  • 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?
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions-Mostly this job require making repetitive motions
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
  • Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
  • Spend Time Standing-Mostly this job requires standing
  • Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
  • Accounting software e.g. Financial accounting 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
  • Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
  • Mailing and shipping software e.g. Postal Explorer
  • Data base user interface and query software e.g. Recordkeeping software
  • Internet browser software e.g. Web browser software
  • Desktop calculator e.g.10-key calculators
  • Automated storage or retrieval systems e.g.Automated filing systems
  • Mail opening machines e.g.Automatic envelope opening machines
  • Mail sealing machines e.g.Automatic envelope sealing machines
  • Scanners e.g.Computer data input scanners
  • Inkjet printers e.g.Computer inkjet printers
  • Photocopiers e.g.Copy machines
  • Time stamping machines e.g.Date stampers
  • Digital duplicators e.g.Digital duplicating machines
  • Cash registers e.g.Electronic cash registers
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