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Agricultural/Forestry and Related Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with planting, cultivating, gathering, grading and/or sorting agricultural products; or inspecting agricultural commodities and facilities. Also included are individuals who provide related services such as logging timber tracts; catching, hunting and trapping animal life; or caring for the nation's forests. People involved in agricultural, forestry or related pursuits may work with food crops, animals, trees, shrubs and/or plants; and, depending on their jobs, may work outdoors or indoors. Establishments in this industry include farms, ranches, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries, orchards and hatcheries. Production also takes place in the country's natural habitats and on government-owned lands and waterways, as in the case of logging and fishing.

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Arts and Culture Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with the creation, interpretation, preservation and/or exhibition of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions. Included are individuals who are involved in dance, film and video, museum work, music, opera, theatre arts, design/applied arts and visual arts including crafts.

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Business and Financial Services Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with business operations and finance.

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Education/Library Science Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with teaching children and/or adults; managing or maintaining libraries and related information and record systems, collections and facilities for research and general use; and/or providing related research, administrative and support services.

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Health Care Occupations

Individuals whose occupations involve the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of human and animal ailments.

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Legal Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with the administration of justice according to the principles of law and equity through the practice of one or more phases of law.

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Public Safety/Protective Services Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with safeguarding lives and property.

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Recreation and Sports Occupations

Individuals whose occupations involve participation in or management of recreational, leisure, sports or fitness activities.

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Service Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with preparing and serving food and drinks in commercial, institutional or other establishments; providing housing, lodging and related services; providing grooming, cosmetic and other personal and health care services for children and adults; attending to the comfort or requests of patrons of amusement and recreation facilities; cleaning the interiors of buildings; maintaining grounds; or providing other services such as animal care and training, funeral and mortuary services, travel industry services or care for apparel and furnishings that meet the personal needs of individuals and commercial entities. Included are occupations that involve performing tasks in and around private households.

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Transportation/Material Moving Occupations

Individuals whose occupations are concerned with activities that are in immediate support of the operation and performance of vehicles used to transport people or material.

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The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.