Job Function/Industry: Social Service & Personal Care
Description: Competency model composed of education, experience, tasks, competencies and characteristics required to effectively:
- Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice.
- Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums.
- May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged.
- May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks.
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: July 2011
# of Competencies Included: 30
Competencies weighted based on significance, including but not limited to:
1 - Customer and Personal Service
2 - Problem Sensitivity
3 - Oral Expression
4 - Oral Comprehension
5 - Active Listening
6 - Monitoring
7 - Service Orientation
8 - Deductive Reasoning
9 - Inductive Reasoning
10 - Information Ordering
Format: After checkout you will receive an email with a link to the competency model in PDF format.