Salary LevelAbove 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 (81.39) percent of respondents had : High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
- Some (12.48) percent of respondents had :Less than a High School Diploma
- Some (6.14) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
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).
- 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.
- 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.
- Perceptual Speed-The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- Self Control-Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
- 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.
- Monitoring-Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- 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.
- Coordination-Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- 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.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Production and Processing-Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- 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.
- 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.
- Public Safety and Security-Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
- Direct items according to established routing schemes, using computer-controlled keyboards or voice-recognition equipment.
- Check items to ensure that addresses are legible and correct, that sufficient postage has been paid or the appropriate documentation is attached, and that items are in a suitable condition for processing.
- Clear jams in sorting equipment.
- Bundle, label, and route sorted mail to designated areas, depending on destinations and according to established procedures and deadlines.
- Operate various types of equipment, such as computer scanning equipment, addressographs, mimeographs, optical character readers, and bar-code sorters.
- Move containers of mail, using equipment, such as forklifts and automated "trains".
- Open and label mail containers.
- Load and unload mail trucks, sometimes lifting containers of mail onto equipment that transports items to sorting stations.
- Sort odd-sized mail by hand, sort mail that other workers have been unable to sort, and segregate items requiring special handling.
- Distribute incoming mail into the correct boxes or pigeonholes.
- 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.
- Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships-Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
- 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
- Time Pressure-This job require the worker to meet strict deadlines
- Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team 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
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions-Mostly this job require making repetitive motions
- 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?
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Address Management System AMS
- Inventory management software e.g. Automated Package Processing System APPS
- Bar coding software e.g. Barcode reader software
- Enterprise resource planning ERP software e.g. Delivery Operations Information System DOIS
- Map creation software e.g. Delivery Routing System DRS
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Directory software
- Time accounting software e.g. Electronic Time Clock ETC
- Optical character reader OCR or scanning software e.g. Multi-line optical character reader OCR software
- Point of sale POS software e.g. NCR Advanced Store
- Human resources software e.g. Time and Attendance Collection System TACS
- Label making machines e.g.Addressographs
- Sorters e.g.Automatic airline assignment systems
- Depalletizers e.g.Automatic pallet unloaders
- Bar code reader equipment e.g.Barcode scanners
- Sorters e.g.Barcode sorters
- Sorters e.g.Compact assignment machines
- Scanners e.g.Computer data input scanners
- Belt conveyors e.g.Conveyor belts
- Sorters e.g.Conveyor sorting systems
- Photocopiers e.g.Copy machines