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"Forest Fire Fighter"
Job Description - Part 3 - Skills Required

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Skills Needed for: "Forest Fire Fighter"

1) Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

2) 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.

3) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

4) Service Orientation -- Actively looking for ways to help people.

5) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

6) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

7) Instructing -- Teaching others how to do something.

8) Operation Monitoring -- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

9) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

10) Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

11) Management of Personnel Resources -- Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.

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12) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

13) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

14) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

15) Monitoring -- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

16) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

17) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.

18) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.

19) Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

20) Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

21) Social Perceptiveness -- Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

22) Operations Analysis -- Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.

23) Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

24) Management of Material Resources -- Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.

25) Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

26) Systems Analysis -- Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

27) Management of Financial Resources -- Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.

28) Persuasion -- Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

29) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

30) Systems Evaluation -- Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

31) Negotiation -- Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

32) Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

Job Description for "Forest Fire Fighter" continued here...

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

"Forest Fire Fighter"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-S-E        SOC:  33-2011.02


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