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53-7121.00 - Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders

Load and unload chemicals and bulk solids, such as coal, sand, and grain into or from tank cars, trucks, or ships using material moving equipment. May perform a variety of other tasks relating to shipment of products. May gauge or sample shipping tanks and test them for leaks.

Sample of reported job titles: Bulk Tank Car Unloader, Chemical Recovery Operator, Load Out Person, Loader, Loader Operator, Pumper, PVC Loader (Polyvinyl Chloride Loader), Shipper, Shipping and Receiving Operator, Warehouse Man

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Tasks  |  Tools & Technology  |  Knowledge  |  Skills  |  Abilities  |  Work Activities  |  Detailed Work Activities  |  Work Context  |  Job Zone  |  Education  |  Credentials  |  Interests  |  Work Styles  |  Work Values  |  Related Occupations  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings

Tasks

  • Verify tank car, barge, or truck load numbers to ensure car placement accuracy based on written or verbal instructions. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Observe positions of cars passing loading spouts, and swing spouts into the correct positions at the appropriate times. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate ship loading and unloading equipment, conveyors, hoists, and other specialized material handling equipment such as railroad tank car unloading equipment. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Monitor product movement to and from storage tanks, coordinating activities with other workers to ensure constant product flow. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Record operating data such as products and quantities pumped, gauge readings, and operating times, manually or using computers. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Check conditions and weights of vessels to ensure cleanliness and compliance with loading procedures. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate industrial trucks, tractors, loaders and other equipment to transport materials to and from transportation vehicles and loading docks, and to store and retrieve materials in warehouses. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Connect ground cables to carry off static electricity when unloading tanker cars. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Seal outlet valves on tank cars, barges, and trucks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Test samples for specific gravity, using hydrometers, or send samples to laboratories for testing. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Remove and replace tank car dome caps, or direct other workers in their removal and replacement. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Lower gauge rods into tanks or read meters to verify contents, temperatures, and volumes of liquid loads. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Clean interiors of tank cars or tank trucks, using mechanical spray nozzles. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Operate conveyors and equipment to transfer grain or other materials from transportation vehicles. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Test vessels for leaks, damage, and defects, and repair or replace defective parts as necessary. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Unload cars containing liquids by connecting hoses to outlet plugs and pumping compressed air into cars to force liquids into storage tanks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Copy and attach load specifications to loaded tanks. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Start pumps and adjust valves or cables to regulate the flow of products to vessels, using knowledge of loading procedures. See more occupations related to this task.
  • Perform general warehouse activities, such as opening containers and crates, filling warehouse orders, assisting in taking inventory, and weighing and checking materials. See more occupations related to this task.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

  • Belt conveyors — Conveyor belt systems See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Floor or platform scales — Loading scales See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Forklifts — Warehouse forklifts See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Front end loaders — Wheeled front end loaders See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hoists — Electric hoists See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Hydrometers — Digital hydrometers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Laser printers — Computer laser printers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Loading equipment — Mobile shiploaders; Stock pickers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Pallet trucks — Riding pallet jacks; Walk behind pallet jacks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Personal computers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Respirators — Protective respirators See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Skid steer loaders — Skid steers See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Spray hose — Mechanical spray nozzles See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Stackers — Reach trucks See more occupations related to this tool.
  • Tablet computers See more occupations related to this tool.

Technology used in this occupation:

  • Data base user interface and query software — CompuWeigh GMS; Data entry software; Oracle software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software — Distributed control system DCS software See more occupations related to this technology.
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel See more occupations related to this technology.

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Knowledge

  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this knowledge.
  • Transportation — Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits. See more occupations related to this knowledge.

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Skills

  • Operation and Control — Controlling operations of equipment or systems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. See more occupations related to this skill.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. See more occupations related to this skill.

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Abilities

  • Multilimb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Depth Perception — The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Far Vision — The ability to see details at a distance. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Rate Control — The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Static Strength — The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Reaction Time — The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Auditory Attention — The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Gross Body Equilibrium — The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • 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). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Time Sharing — The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources). See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Gross Body Coordination — The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Response Orientation — The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Speed of Limb Movement — The ability to quickly move the arms and legs. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Trunk Strength — The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. See more occupations related to this ability.
  • Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. See more occupations related to this ability.

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Work Activities

  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings — Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Handling and Moving Objects — Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events — Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material — Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Controlling Machines and Processes — Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Processing Information — Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment — Running, maneuvering, navigating, or driving vehicles or mechanized equipment, such as forklifts, passenger vehicles, aircraft, or water craft. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Scheduling Work and Activities — Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Interacting With Computers — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Training and Teaching Others — Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information — Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Performing Administrative Activities — Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge — Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coaching and Developing Others — Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment — Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others — Getting members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People — Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing Objectives and Strategies — Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Analyzing Data or Information — Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Thinking Creatively — Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Developing and Building Teams — Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others — Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Provide Consultation and Advice to Others — Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Detailed Work Activities

  • Monitor vehicle movement or location. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate cranes, hoists, or other moving or lifting equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Record operational or production data. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Control pumps or pumping equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Position material handling equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Verify information or specifications. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Weigh materials to ensure compliance with specifications. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Measure the level or depth of water or other liquids. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Operate conveyors or other industrial material moving equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspect cargo areas for cleanliness or condition. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Inspect material-moving equipment to detect problems. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor availability of equipment or supplies. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Test materials, solutions, or samples. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Maintain material moving equipment in good working condition. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Mark materials or objects for identification. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Connect cables or electrical lines. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Communicate with others to coordinate material handling or movement. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Monitor loading processes to ensure they are performed properly. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Direct maintenance or repair activities. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Connect hoses to equipment or machinery. See more occupations related to this activity.
  • Clean vessels or marine equipment. See more occupations related to this activity.

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Work Context

  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets — 88% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Face-to-Face Discussions — 90% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Work With Work Group or Team — 85% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather — 84% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable — 84% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Duration of Typical Work Week — 76% responded “More than 40 hours.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Contaminants — 78% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures — 82% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Telephone — 14% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Equipment — 83% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Freedom to Make Decisions See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Decision Making — 55% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Time Pressure — 15% responded “Once a year or more but not every month.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Coordinate or Lead Others — 19% responded “Important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsible for Others' Health and Safety See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate — 43% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to High Places — 16% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting — 13% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Contact With Others — 41% responded “Constant contact with others.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Minor Burns, Cuts, Bites, or Stings — 71% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment — 54% responded “Extremely important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Consequence of Error — 17% responded “Not serious at all.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Exposed to Hazardous Conditions — 17% responded “Never.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results — 45% responded “Very important results.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks — 32% responded “Important.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls — 50% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Walking and Running — 44% responded “More than half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Outdoors, Under Cover — 53% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Electronic Mail See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Level of Competition — 52% responded “Moderately competitive.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results — 16% responded “Limited responsibility.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions — 17% responded “Continually or almost continually.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment — 52% responded “Every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Spend Time Standing — 35% responded “About half the time.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions — 39% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Frequency of Conflict Situations — 49% responded “Once a week or more but not every day.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Letters and Memos — 35% responded “Once a month or more but not every week.” See more occupations related to this work context.
  • Deal With External Customers — 29% responded “Very important.” See more occupations related to this work context.

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Job Zone

Title Job Zone Two: Some Preparation Needed
Education These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
Related 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.
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.
Job Zone 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)

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Education


Percentage of Respondents
Education Level Required
82   High school diploma or equivalent Help
11   Post-secondary certificate Help
7   Some college, no degree

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Credentials

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Interests

Interest code: RC

  • 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. See more occupations related to this interest.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this interest.

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Work Styles

  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Concern for Others — Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Leadership — Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Self Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Innovation — Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Analytical Thinking — Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems. See more occupations related to this work style.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. See more occupations related to this work style.

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Work 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. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy. See more occupations related to this work value.
  • 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. See more occupations related to this work value.

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2014) $19.80 hourly, $41,180 annual
State wages Local Salary Info
 
Employment (2012) 13,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Slower than average (3% to 7%) Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 3,900
State trends Employment Trends
 
Top industries (2012)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2014 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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