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Crossing Supervisors

ANZSCO ID 899913

Overview

All Other Miscellaneous Labourers

  • $1,224 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Crossing Supervisors

  • 5,600 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 3% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 64 hours Average full-time
  • 63 years Average age
  • 62% female Gender Share

Crossing Supervisors assist children, disabled and other pedestrians to cross roads by stopping traffic and ensuring all pedestrians have crossed safely before allowing traffic to flow through the crossing.

You can work as a Crossing Supervisor without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Employers may require you to complete a short training course in children's crossing (or similar).

Tasks
  • Escorts children, disabled and other pedestrians across roads.
  • Stops traffic to facilitate people crossing the road.
  • Re-establishes traffic flow once pedestrians have reached the other side of the road. escorts children, disabled and other pedestrians across roads.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Crossing Supervisor without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Employers may require you to complete a short training course in children's crossing (or similar).

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Labourers who are reliable, have a good work ethic and can work well in a team.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    47% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  2. Public safety and security

    42% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  3. English language

    36% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Psychology

    28% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  5. Law and government

    25% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  6. Personnel and human resources

    20% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  7. Clerical

    19% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  8. Communications and media

    19% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  9. Administration and management

    19% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  10. Education and training

    19% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  11. Transportation

    18% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  12. Therapy and counselling

    14% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  13. Sociology and anthropology

    12% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  14. Computers and electronics

    11% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  15. Foreign language

    9% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  16. Philosophy and theology

    9% Skill level

    Philosophical systems and religions, including their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and impact on society.

  17. Telecommunications

    9% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  18. Mathematics

    8% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  19. Geography

    8% Skill level

    Describing land, sea, and air, including their physical characteristics, locations, how they work together, and the location of plant, animal, and human life.

  20. Medicine and dentistry

    6% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    39% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  2. Monitoring

    37% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  3. Serving others

    37% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  4. Coordination with others

    36% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  5. Critical thinking

    36% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  6. Judgment and decision making

    36% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  7. Social perceptiveness

    36% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  8. Speaking

    36% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  9. Reading comprehension

    29% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  10. Complex problem solving

    27% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  11. Persuasion

    25% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  12. Writing

    25% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  13. Active learning

    23% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  14. Time management

    23% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Instructing

    21% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  16. Negotiation

    20% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  17. Management of personnel resources

    14% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  18. Learning strategies

    13% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  19. Systems analysis

    13% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  20. Systems evaluation

    11% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    52% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Problem spotting

    45% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  4. Far vision

    45% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  5. Speech clarity

    43% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  6. Speech recognition

    43% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  7. Selective attention

    41% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  8. Trunk strength

    41% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  9. Near vision

    39% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  10. Deductive reasoning

    37% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  11. Inductive reasoning

    37% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  12. Multitasking

    36% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  13. Reaction time

    36% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand, finger, or foot when a sound, light, picture or something else appears.

  14. Sorting or ordering

    34% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  15. Auditory attention

    30% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

  16. Arm-hand steadiness

    29% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  17. Stamina

    29% Skill level

    Exercise for a long time without getting winded or out of breath.

  18. Written comprehension

    29% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  19. Categorising

    27% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  20. Manual dexterity

    27% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Helping and caring for others

    52% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  2. Doing physically active work

    50% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  3. Building good relationships

    49% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Communicating within a team

    45% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  5. Working with the public

    45% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  6. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    44% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  7. Monitoring people, processes and things

    43% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  8. Handling and moving objects

    42% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  9. Researching and investigating

    41% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    40% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Communicating with the public

    39% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  12. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    36% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  13. Scheduling work and activities

    36% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  14. Planning and prioritising work

    36% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  15. Looking for changes over time

    35% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  16. Checking compliance with standards

    34% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  17. Assessing and evaluating things

    34% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  18. Making sense of information and ideas

    31% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  19. Collecting and organising information

    31% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  20. Checking for errors or defects

    30% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 33-9091.00 - Crossing Guards.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Outdoors, exposed to weather

    100% Important

    Work outdoors, exposed to the weather.

  2. Spend time standing

    96% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  3. Contact with the public

    89% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  4. Very hot or cold temperatures

    88% Important

    Work in very hot or cold temperatures.

  5. Exposure to contaminants

    88% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  6. Freedom to make decisions

    85% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  7. Frequent decision making

    84% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  8. Physically close to people

    82% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  9. Contact with people

    82% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  10. Walking and running

    82% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  11. Consequence of error

    82% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  12. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    81% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  13. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    81% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  14. Being exact or accurate

    78% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  15. Making repetitive motions

    76% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  16. Unstructured work

    75% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  17. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    75% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  18. Face-to-face discussions

    74% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  19. Impact of decisions

    73% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  20. Teamwork

    67% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    48% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Independence

    43% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Support

    43% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  4. Recognition

    33% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  5. Achievement

    29% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  6. Working conditions

    26% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Helping

    81% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Enterprising

    76% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  3. Practical

    57% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  4. Administrative

    29% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  5. Creative

    19% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Analytical

    14% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 33-9091.00 - Crossing Guards.

All Other Miscellaneous Labourers

  • $1,224 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Crossing Supervisors

  • 5,600 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 3% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 64 hours Average full-time
  • 63 years Average age
  • 62% female Gender Share

Crossing Supervisors assist children, disabled and other pedestrians to cross roads by stopping traffic and ensuring all pedestrians have crossed safely before allowing traffic to flow through the crossing.

You can work as a Crossing Supervisor without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Employers may require you to complete a short training course in children's crossing (or similar).

Tasks
  • Escorts children, disabled and other pedestrians across roads.
  • Stops traffic to facilitate people crossing the road.
  • Re-establishes traffic flow once pedestrians have reached the other side of the road. escorts children, disabled and other pedestrians across roads.

You can work as a Crossing Supervisor without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Employers may require you to complete a short training course in children's crossing (or similar).

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.

Employers look for Labourers who are reliable, have a good work ethic and can work well in a team.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    47% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  2. Public safety and security

    42% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  3. English language

    36% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Psychology

    28% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  5. Law and government

    25% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  6. Personnel and human resources

    20% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  7. Clerical

    19% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  8. Communications and media

    19% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  9. Administration and management

    19% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  10. Education and training

    19% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  11. Transportation

    18% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  12. Therapy and counselling

    14% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  13. Sociology and anthropology

    12% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  14. Computers and electronics

    11% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  15. Foreign language

    9% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  16. Philosophy and theology

    9% Skill level

    Philosophical systems and religions, including their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and impact on society.

  17. Telecommunications

    9% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  18. Mathematics

    8% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  19. Geography

    8% Skill level

    Describing land, sea, and air, including their physical characteristics, locations, how they work together, and the location of plant, animal, and human life.

  20. Medicine and dentistry

    6% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    39% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  2. Monitoring

    37% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  3. Serving others

    37% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  4. Coordination with others

    36% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  5. Critical thinking

    36% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  6. Judgment and decision making

    36% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  7. Social perceptiveness

    36% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  8. Speaking

    36% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  9. Reading comprehension

    29% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  10. Complex problem solving

    27% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  11. Persuasion

    25% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  12. Writing

    25% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  13. Active learning

    23% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  14. Time management

    23% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  15. Instructing

    21% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  16. Negotiation

    20% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  17. Management of personnel resources

    14% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  18. Learning strategies

    13% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  19. Systems analysis

    13% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

  20. Systems evaluation

    11% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    52% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Problem spotting

    45% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  4. Far vision

    45% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  5. Speech clarity

    43% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  6. Speech recognition

    43% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  7. Selective attention

    41% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  8. Trunk strength

    41% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  9. Near vision

    39% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  10. Deductive reasoning

    37% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  11. Inductive reasoning

    37% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  12. Multitasking

    36% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  13. Reaction time

    36% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand, finger, or foot when a sound, light, picture or something else appears.

  14. Sorting or ordering

    34% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  15. Auditory attention

    30% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

  16. Arm-hand steadiness

    29% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  17. Stamina

    29% Skill level

    Exercise for a long time without getting winded or out of breath.

  18. Written comprehension

    29% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  19. Categorising

    27% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  20. Manual dexterity

    27% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Helping and caring for others

    52% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  2. Doing physically active work

    50% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  3. Building good relationships

    49% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Communicating within a team

    45% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  5. Working with the public

    45% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  6. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    44% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  7. Monitoring people, processes and things

    43% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  8. Handling and moving objects

    42% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  9. Researching and investigating

    41% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    40% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Communicating with the public

    39% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  12. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    36% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  13. Scheduling work and activities

    36% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  14. Planning and prioritising work

    36% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  15. Looking for changes over time

    35% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  16. Checking compliance with standards

    34% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  17. Assessing and evaluating things

    34% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  18. Making sense of information and ideas

    31% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  19. Collecting and organising information

    31% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  20. Checking for errors or defects

    30% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 33-9091.00 - Crossing Guards.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Outdoors, exposed to weather

    100% Important

    Work outdoors, exposed to the weather.

  2. Spend time standing

    96% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  3. Contact with the public

    89% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  4. Very hot or cold temperatures

    88% Important

    Work in very hot or cold temperatures.

  5. Exposure to contaminants

    88% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  6. Freedom to make decisions

    85% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  7. Frequent decision making

    84% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  8. Physically close to people

    82% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  9. Contact with people

    82% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  10. Walking and running

    82% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  11. Consequence of error

    82% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  12. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    81% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  13. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    81% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  14. Being exact or accurate

    78% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  15. Making repetitive motions

    76% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  16. Unstructured work

    75% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  17. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    75% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  18. Face-to-face discussions

    74% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  19. Impact of decisions

    73% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  20. Teamwork

    67% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Relationships

    48% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  2. Independence

    43% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  3. Support

    43% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  4. Recognition

    33% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  5. Achievement

    29% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  6. Working conditions

    26% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Helping

    81% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Enterprising

    76% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  3. Practical

    57% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  4. Administrative

    29% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  5. Creative

    19% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Analytical

    14% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

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