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Laborer - Agricultural

Laborer - Agricultural

Job-Specific Whole-Person Assessment (Test)

A Short Version of this test is available.   What's the Difference?

Candidates typically need about 45 minutes to complete our full-length job-specific assessments. Our short versions take less than half that time. Like our standard assessments, these tests are based on the U.S. Government Occupational Information Network (O*Net). They do not contain the animated simulation module, however, though they still provide valuable information about all critical performance-related dimensions. Additionally, the short versions optionally include 1-2 virtual video interview questions! Click below for more information:

Laborer - Agricultural (Short)

Laborer - Agricultural

Manually plant, cultivate, and harvest vegetables, fruits, nuts, horticultural specialties, and field crops. Use hand tools, such as shovels, trowels, hoes, tampers, pruning hooks, shears, and knives. Duties may include tilling soil and applying fertilizers; transplanting, weeding, thinning, or pruning crops; applying pesticides; or cleaning, grading, sorting, packing, and loading harvested products. May construct trellises, repair fences and farm buildings, or participate in irrigation activities.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Plant, spray, weed, fertilize, and water plants, shrubs, and trees, using hand tools and gardening tools.
  • Sell and deliver plants and flowers to customers.
  • Sow grass seed, or plant plugs of grass.
  • Harvest plants, and transplant or pot and label them.
  • Regulate greenhouse conditions, and indoor and outdoor irrigation systems.
  • Handling and Moving Objects - use herbicides, fertilizers, pesticides or related products
  • Performing General Physical Activities - move or fit heavy objects
  • Cut, roll, and stack sod.

About the test (Full Version)

The HR Avatar Laborer - Agricultural Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Laborer - Agricultural test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure
  • Adaptability
  • Drive
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:45-2092.00
Simulation Context:Construction
O*Net Context:Farming, Fishing, and Forestry
Price:40 Credits (Add 5 Credits for Online Proctoring if Used)
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2019)
Bottom 10%:
$23,010 or less
Bottom 25%:
$23,920 or less
$25,440 (Average)
Top 25%:
$29,780 or more
Top 10%:
$36,910 or more

Hourly US Wages (2019)
Bottom 10%:
$11.06 or less
Bottom 25%:
$11.50 or less
$12.23 (Average)
Top 25%:
$14.32 or more
Top 10%:
$17.75 or more

US Employment Statistics
2028 (projected):
Annual U.S. Job Openings:88,800

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Production and Processing
  • Administration and Management
  • Food Production
  • Customer and Personal Service
Top Skills
  • Coordination
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Monitoring
  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Time Management
  • Service Orientation
Top Abilities
  • Static Strength
  • Trunk Strength
  • Dynamic Strength
  • Stamina
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness
  • Multilimb Coordination
  • Finger Dexterity
Education Requirements
No High School Diploma:
High School Diploma:
Professional Degree:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
Less than 1 Month:
1 - 3 Months:
3 - 6 Months:
6 Months - 1 Year:
1 - 2 Years:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

Alternate Titles for this Role: Baller, Budder, Bulb Grower, Bulb Packer, Bulb Planter, Bulb Weeder, Caretaker, Florist Helper, Flower Cutter, Flower Picker, Flower Planter, Flower Stripper, Gardener, Grafter, Greenhouse Assistant, Greenhouse Associate, Greenhouse Laboratory Associate, Greenhouse Laborer, Greenhouse or Nursery Transplanter, Greenhouse Specialist, Greenhouse Staff, Greenhouse Worker, Ground Worker, Groundman, Grounds and Nursery Specialist, Grower, Hand Cultivator, Harvester, Herb Digger, Horticultural Specialty Grower, Horticultural Worker, Horticulture Worker, Landscape Nurseryman, Nursery Helper, Nursery Laborer, Nursery Worker, Nurseryman Assistant, Orchid Hand, Orchid Transplanter, Packer, Picker, Plant Nursery Worker, Plant Production Worker, Planting Material Carrier, Planting Material Remover, Planting Material Unloader, Potter, Propagation Worker, Propagator Laborer, Replanter, Replanting Machine Crew, Transplant Worker, Transplanter, Tree Nursery Worker, Tree Surgeon Helper, Tree Wrapper, Weeder

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Activities performed during the Test
  • Learn and demonstrate understanding of safety regulations.
  • Calculate materials needed for construction project.
  • Estimate time to complete a project.
  • Help co-workers measure depth.
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