Job Function/Industry: Agriculture & Natural Resources
Description: Competency model composed of education, experience, tasks, competencies and characteristics required to effectively:
- Conduct research in breeding, physiology, production, yield, and management of crops and agricultural plants or trees, shrubs, and nursery stock, their growth in soils, and control of pests; or study the chemical, physical, biological, and mineralogical composition of soils as they relate to plant or crop growth.
- May classify and map soils and investigate effects of alternative practices on soil and crop productivity.
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 2012
# of Competencies Included: 30
Competencies weighted based on significance, including but not limited to:
1 - Biology
2 - English Language
3 - Oral Comprehension
4 - Written Comprehension
5 - Oral Expression
6 - Deductive Reasoning
7 - Inductive Reasoning
8 - Category Flexibility
9 - Reading Comprehension
10 - Speaking
Format: After checkout you will receive an email with a link to the competency model in PDF format.