|Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
|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.
|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).
|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.
|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.
|(8.0 and above)
- Majority (71.43) percent of respondents had : Post-Doctoral Training
- Some (25) percent of respondents had :Doctoral Degree
- Some (3.57) 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
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.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- 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.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Concern for Others-Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
- Adaptability/Flexibility-Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Top 3 Values
- Recognition-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
- 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.
- Reading Comprehension-Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- 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.
- Active Learning-Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Medicine and Dentistry-Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Biology-Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
- 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.
- Law and Government-Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
- 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.
- Direct or manage prevention programs in specialty areas such as aerospace, occupational, infectious disease, and environmental medicine.
- Identify groups at risk for specific preventable diseases or injuries.
- Direct public health education programs dealing with topics such as preventable diseases, injuries, nutrition, food service sanitation, water supply safety, sewage and waste disposal, insect control, and immunizations.
- Supervise or coordinate the work of physicians, nurses, statisticians, or other professional staff members.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of prescribed risk reduction measures or other interventions.
- Deliver presentations to lay or professional audiences.
- Design, implement, or evaluate health service delivery systems to improve the health of targeted populations.
- Provide information about potential health hazards and possible interventions to the media, the public, other health care professionals, or local, state, and federal health authorities.
- Design or use surveillance tools, such as screening, lab reports, and vital records, to identify health risks.
- Perform epidemiological investigations of acute and chronic diseases.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems-Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- Analyzing Data or Information-Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships-Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- 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
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. Biostatistical software
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Database software
- Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. Epidemiological 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
- Presentation software e.g. Microsoft PowerPoint
- Word processing software e.g. Microsoft Word
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. NCSS
- Electronic blood pressure units e.g.Automated blood pressure cuffs
- Automated external defibrillators AED or hard paddles e.g.Automated external defibrillators AED
- Mask or respirators filters or accessories e.g.Breathing protection equipment
- Desktop computers
- Electronic medical thermometers e.g.Digital medical thermometers
- Medical radiation films or badges e.g.Dosimetry badges
- Eyewashers or eye wash stations e.g.Emergency eye wash stations
- Decontamination shower e.g.Emergency shower stations
- Vacuum blood collection tubes or containers e.g.Evacuated blood collection tubes
- Auditory function screening units e.g.Hearing test equipment