Prepare and cook large quantities of food for institutions, such as schools, hospitals, or cafeterias.
Clean, cut, and cook meat, fish, or poultry.
Cook foodstuffs according to menus, special dietary or nutritional restrictions, or numbers of portions to be served.
Clean and inspect galley equipment, kitchen appliances, and work areas to ensure cleanliness and functional operation.
Apportion and serve food to facility residents, employees, or patrons.
Direct activities of one or more workers who assist in preparing and serving meals.
Wash pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and other cooking equipment.
Compile and maintain records of food use and expenditures.
Take inventory of supplies and equipment.
Bake breads, rolls, and other pastries.
Train new employees.
Monitor use of government food commodities to ensure that proper procedures are followed.
Monitor menus and spending to ensure that meals are prepared economically.
Determine meal prices, based on calculations of ingredient prices.
Plan menus that are varied, nutritionally balanced, and appetizing, taking advantage of foods in season and local availability.
Requisition food supplies, kitchen equipment, and appliances, based on estimates of future needs.
Sales and Marketing
Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
Economics and Accounting
Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Sociology and Anthropology
Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.
Therapy and Counseling
Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Generating or adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs.
Writing computer programs for various purposes.
Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
The ability to tell the direction from which a sound originated.
The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.
The ability to see under low light conditions.
The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead.
The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting.
Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Job requires being honest and ethical.
Attention to Detail
Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.