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- Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
- Operations Analysis: Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
- Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Study effects of management practices, processing methods, feed, or environmental conditions on quality and quantity of animal products, such as eggs and milk.
- Crossbreed animals with existing strains or cross strains to obtain new combinations of desirable characteristics.
- Advise producers about improved products and techniques that could enhance their animal production efforts.
- Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Monitoring: Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
- Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Drive mobile clinic vans to farms so that health problems can be treated or prevented.
- Examine animals to detect and determine the nature of diseases or injuries.
- Establish and conduct quarantine and testing procedures that prevent the spread of diseases to other animals or to humans, and that comply with applicable government regulations.
- Installation: Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
- Active Learning: Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Management of Personnel Resources: Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
- Perform administrative duties such as fundraising, public relations, budgeting, and supervision of zoo staff.
- Disseminate information by writing reports and scientific papers or journal articles, and by making presentations and giving talks for schools, clubs, interest groups and park interpretive programs.
- Coordinate preventive programs to control the outbreak of wildlife diseases.