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"Child Care Worker"
Job Description - Part 4 - Abilities Needed

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Abilities Needed for: "Child Care Worker"

1) 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.


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


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


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


5) Speech Recognition -- The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.


6) Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).


7) Fluency of Ideas -- The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).


8) Originality -- The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.


9) 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).


10) Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.


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


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


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


14) 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.


15) 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).


16) Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.


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


Job Description for "Child Care Worker" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Child Care Worker"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-A-R        SOC:  39-9011.00


 

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