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"Musician, Instrumental"
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: "Musician, Instrumental"

1) Hearing Sensitivity -- The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.


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


3) Memorization -- The ability to remember information such as words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.


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


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


6) Sound Localization -- The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated.


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


8) Finger Dexterity -- The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.


9) 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.


10) 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).


11) 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.


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12) 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.


13) 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).


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


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


16) Perceptual Speed -- The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.


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


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


19) 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.


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


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


22) 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).


Job Description for "Musician, Instrumental" continued here...

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


"Musician, Instrumental"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  A-S-E        SOC:  27-2042.02


 

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