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Salary

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Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators
$61,900 $61,900
Forest and Conservation Technicians
$36,200 $36,200

Similar skills & knowledge

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Education and Training
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

Biology
Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.

Public Safety and Security
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

Mathematics
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

Computers and Electronics
Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

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Monitoring
Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements.

Critical Thinking
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

Time Management
Managing your time and the time of other people.

Coordination
Changing what is done based on other people's actions.

Customer and Personal Service
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

Judgment and Decision Making
Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one.

Law and Government
Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

Administration and Management
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Reading Comprehension
Reading work-related information.

Speaking
Talking to others.

Active Listening
Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

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skills & knowledge Gaps

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Geography
Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.

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English Language
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

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Typical Level Of Training

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High school diploma or equivalent

Licensing

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License required in WA

No license required in WA

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certification

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