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"Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisor"
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 Fighting and Prevention Supervisor"

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


2) 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.


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


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


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


7) 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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


16) 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.


17) 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.


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


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


20) 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).


21) 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).


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


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


Job Description for "Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisor" continued here...

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


"Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisor"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-S        SOC:  33-1021.02


 

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