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"School Bus Driver"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

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Abilities Needed for: "School Bus Driver"

1) 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.

2) Reaction Time -- The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.

3) 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.

4) 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.

5) 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).

6) 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.

7) Far Vision -- The ability to see details at a distance.

8) Night Vision -- The ability to see under low light conditions.

9) Peripheral Vision -- The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead.

10) Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

11) Selective Attention -- The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.

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12) Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

13) Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

14) Spatial Orientation -- The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.

15) Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

16) Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

17) Glare Sensitivity -- The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting.

18) Memorization -- The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.

19) Visual Color Discrimination -- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.

20) 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.

21) Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

22) Speed of Limb Movement -- The ability to quickly move the arms and legs.

23) Auditory Attention -- The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.

24) Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

25) Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.

26) 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.

27) Sound Localization -- The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated.

Job Description for "School Bus Driver" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5

"School Bus Driver"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-S-C        SOC:  53-3022.00


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