|Profession||Skills Required||Duties Performed|
- Social Perceptiveness: Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Installation: Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
- Instructing: Teaching others how to do something.
- Oversee the care and distribution of zoo animals, working with curators and zoo directors to determine the best way to contain animals, maintain their habitats and manage facilities.
- Raise specimens for study and observation or for use in experiments.
- Prepare collections of preserved specimens or microscopic slides for species identification and study of development or disease.
- 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.
- Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
- Systems Analysis: Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
- Exercise animals, and provide them with companionship.
- Fill medication prescriptions.
- Prepare surgical equipment, and pass instruments and materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
- 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.
- Time Management: Managing one's own time and the time of others.
- Repairing: Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
- Inspect and test horses, sheep, poultry, and other animals to detect the presence of communicable diseases.
- 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.
- Inoculate animals against various diseases such as rabies and distemper.