Job Function/Industry: Agriculture & Natural Resources
Description: Competency model composed of education, experience, tasks, competencies and characteristics required to effectively:
- Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts and field crops.
- Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives.
- Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; cleaning, packing, and loading harvested products.
- May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities.
Version: The basic version contains education, experience, tasks and competencies required for the occupation. The complete version adds the behaviors required for the occupation, painting a clear picture of what is expected and reducing subjectivity.
Author: DOL O*Net - this product uses the O*NET Database version 17.0, but has been improved for relevance to competency-based talent management
Last Updated: June 2010
# of Competencies Included: 30
Competencies weighted based on significance, including but not limited to:
1 - Control Precision
2 - Multilimb Coordination
3 - Manual Dexterity
4 - Rate Control
5 - Speech Recognition
6 - Operation Monitoring
7 - Operation and Control
8 - Problem Sensitivity
9 - Information Ordering
10 - Arm-Hand Steadiness
Format: After checkout you will receive an email with a link to the competency model in PDF format.