|Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
|Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
|Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
|Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
|Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
|Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
|Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
|Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
|Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
|Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
|Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
|Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
|Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
|Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
|Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
|Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
|Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
|Operations Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
|Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
|Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
|Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
|Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
|Chemistry - Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
|English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
|Administrative - Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and workplace terminology.
|Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
|Food Production - Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
|Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
|Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
|Public Safety and Security - Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
|Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
|Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
|Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
|Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
|Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
|Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
|Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
|Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
|Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
|Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
|Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
|Independence - 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.
|Self-Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
|Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.
|Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
|Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
|Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
|Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
|Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
|Social Orientation - Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
|Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.