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"Forest Fire Fighter"
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: "Forest Fire Fighter"

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


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


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


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


10) Static Strength -- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.


11) Stamina -- The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.


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12) 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.


13) 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.


14) Speed of Closure -- The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.


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


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


17) 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.


18) 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).


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


20) Dynamic Strength -- The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue.


21) Gross Body Coordination -- The ability to coordinate the movement of your arms, legs, and torso together when the whole body is in motion.


22) 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.


23) 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.


24) 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.


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

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


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


 

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