Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic at such places as streets, schools, railroad crossings, or construction sites.
- Activate railroad warning signal lights, lower crossing gates until trains pass, and raise gates when crossings are clear.
- Stop speeding vehicles to warn drivers of traffic laws.
- Discuss traffic routing plans and control point locations with superiors.
- Distribute traffic control signs and markers at designated points.
- Record license numbers of vehicles disregarding traffic signals, and report infractions to appropriate authorities.
- Report unsafe behavior of children to school officials.
- Direct or escort pedestrians across streets, stopping traffic as necessary.
- Guide or control vehicular or pedestrian traffic at such places as street and railroad crossings and construction sites.
- Communicate traffic and crossing rules and other information to students and adults.
- Direct traffic movement or warn of hazards, using signs, flags, lanterns, and hand signals.
- Inform drivers of detour routes through construction sites.
- Learn the location and purpose of street traffic signs within assigned patrol areas.
- Monitor traffic flow to locate safe gaps through which pedestrians can cross streets.
- Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Social - Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
- Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
- Education - These occupations usually require a high school diploma.
- Training - Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few months to one year of working with experienced employees. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.
- Experience - Some previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is usually needed. For example, a teller would benefit from experience working directly with the public.
- 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.
- Freight and Cargo Inspectors
- Immigration and Customs Inspectors
- Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
- Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs
- Transit and Railroad Police
- Umpires, Referees, and Other Sports Officials