This job category covers a variety of roles, including the jet pilot flying hundreds of people across the ocean and the shipping manager ensuring the right packages leave a warehouse every day. While often found in the transportation and warehousing industries, these workers may be employed in other industries like mining (e.g. mine shuttle car operator) or building management (e.g. parking lot attendants).
Transportation (SOC Codes 11-3070.00 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers; 53-0000.00 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations) jobs specialize in getting stuff safely from here to there. This job category covers a variety of roles, including piloting a jet or freighter, packaging goods for shipping or moving boxes around in a warehouse. While often found in the transportation and warehousing/storage industries, these workers may be employed in diverse industries like mining (e.g. mine shuttle car operator) or building management (e.g. parking lot attendants).
The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) system is used by Federal statistical agencies to classify workers into occupational categories for the purpose of collecting, calculating, or disseminating data. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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