Examine, evaluate, and investigate eligibility for, conformity with, or liability under licenses or permits.
Issue licenses to individuals meeting standards.
Evaluate applications, records, or documents to gather information about eligibility or liability issues.
Administer oral, written, road, or flight tests to license applicants.
Score tests and observe equipment operation and control to rate ability of applicants.
Advise licensees or other individuals or groups concerning licensing, permit, or passport regulations.
Warn violators of infractions or penalties.
Prepare reports of activities, evaluations, recommendations, or decisions.
Prepare correspondence to inform concerned parties of licensing decisions or appeals processes.
Confer with or interview officials, technical or professional specialists, or applicants to obtain information or to clarify facts relevant to licensing decisions.
Report law or regulation violations to appropriate boards or agencies.
Visit establishments to verify that valid licenses or permits are displayed and that licensing standards are being upheld.
Engineering and Technology
Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
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.
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
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.
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.
Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Job requires being honest and ethical.
Attention to Detail
Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
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.
Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Concern for Others
Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
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.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
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.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
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.