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"General Farmworker"
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: "General Farmworker"

1) 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.


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


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


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


5) 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.


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


7) 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.


8) Explosive Strength -- The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.


9) 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).


10) 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.


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


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


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


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


15) 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.


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


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


18) Dynamic Flexibility -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.


19) Gross Body Equilibrium -- The ability to keep or regain your body balance or stay upright when in an unstable position.


20) 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.


21) 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 "General Farmworker" continued here...

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


"General Farmworker"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-I        SOC:  45-2092.02


 

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