Salary LevelAbove Average
|Title||Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed|
|Experience||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.|
|Education||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).|
|Job Training||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.|
|Examples||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.|
|SVP Range||(8.0 and above)|
- Majority (42.37) percent of respondents had : Bachelor's Degree
- Some (34.8) percent of respondents had :Master's Degree
- Some (12.69) percent of respondents had :Doctoral Degree
Interest Code : IR
- 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 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.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Written Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Inductive Reasoning-The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
- Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
- Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Independence-Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
- Analytical Thinking-Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
Top 3 Values
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Science-Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Writing-Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Biology-Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Law and Government-Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
- Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- Geography-Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
- 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.
- Make recommendations on management systems and planning for wildlife populations and habitat, consulting with stakeholders and the public at large to explore options.
- Inventory or estimate plant and wildlife populations.
- Disseminate information by writing reports and scientific papers or journal articles, and by making presentations and giving talks for schools, clubs, interest groups and park interpretive programs.
- Check for, and ensure compliance with, environmental laws, and notify law enforcement when violations are identified.
- Study animals in their natural habitats, assessing effects of environment and industry on animals, interpreting findings and recommending alternative operating conditions for industry.
- Organize and conduct experimental studies with live animals in controlled or natural surroundings.
- Analyze characteristics of animals to identify and classify them.
- Inform and respond to public regarding wildlife and conservation issues, such as plant identification, hunting ordinances, and nuisance wildlife.
- Study characteristics of animals, such as origin, interrelationships, classification, life histories and diseases, development, genetics, and distribution.
- Coordinate preventive programs to control the outbreak of wildlife diseases.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge-Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Processing Information-Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
- Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
- 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.
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
- Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
- 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
- Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
- In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment-Mostly this job require working in a closed vehicle or equipment (e.g., car)
- Coordinate or Lead Others-Important to coordinate or lead others in accomplishing work activities in this job
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. Computer modeling software
- Office suite software e.g. Corel WordPerfect
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Data entry software
- Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
- Map creation software e.g. ESRI ArcGIS software
- Analytical or scientific software e.g. HATPRO
- Spreadsheet software e.g. IBM Lotus 1-2-3
- Data base user interface and query software e.g. Microsoft Access
- Web platform development software e.g. Microsoft Active Server Pages ASP
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Still cameras e.g.35 millimeter cameras
- Adjustable widemouth pliers
- Entomological catching equipment e.g.Aerial nets
- Air compressors
- All terrain vehicles tracked or wheeled e.g.All terrain vehicles ATV
- Radio frequency transmitters or receivers e.g.Animal transmitters
- Animal control traps e.g.Animal traps
- Archery bows
- Benchtop centrifuges