Occupation Profile for Nannies

Care for children in private households and provide support and expertise to parents in satisfying children's physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs. Duties may include meal planning and preparation, laundry and clothing care, organization of play activities and outings, discipline, intellectual stimulation, language activities, and transportation.

 
 
 

 
 
Sample Job Titles
Nanny
Nanny/Household Manager

Sources: Career Guide to Industries (CGI), Occupational Information Network (O*Net), Occupation Outlook Handbook (OOH)
Knowledge
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
  • Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
Skills
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
Abilities
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
  • Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Tasks
  • Core — Instruct and assist children in the development of health and personal habits, such as eating, resting, and toilet behavior.
  • Core — Help prepare and serve nutritionally balanced meals and snacks for children.
  • Core — Keep records of play, meal schedules, and bill payment.
  • Core — Instruct children in safe behavior, such as seeking adult assistance when crossing the street and avoiding contact or play with unsafe objects.
  • Core — Teach and perform age-appropriate activities, such as lap play, reading, and arts and crafts to encourage intellectual development of children.
Activities
  • Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
  • Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
  • Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
  • Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

160 Nanny Jobs Found


New Mexico Job Order Print Document Job Order: 395109 Print Date: 8/15/2016 8:36:33 AM Office: NMWC - Otero LWIA/Region: Eastern Area Workforce Dev...
- NM - Alamogordo - posted 18 days ago
Private Family seeks experienced Housekeeper / Nanny / Cook to assist with the daily maintenance, and cleaning of their residence, in addition to a...
Society Staffing - NY - Sea Cliff - posted 1 day ago
JOB SUMMARY: We are currently in search of a caring, responsibleand experienced nanny to care for our five children. You will be a nanny with at le...
- IL - Chicago - posted 13 days ago
JOB SUMMARY: We are currently in search of a caring, responsibleand experienced nanny to care for our five children. You will be a nanny with at le...
- MO - Kansas City - posted 13 days ago
Fair Oaks family in need of super nanny. We are looking for a loving, experienced, responsible, reliable nanny for our little boy. We have a smart ...
- CA - Fair Oaks - posted 13 days ago
Private Family seeks experienced Nanny to care for their two children, ages 6 month old and 3. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Cre...
Society Staffing - NY - Locust Valley - posted 13 days ago
Private Greenwich Family seeks an experienced seeks a dynamic, nurturing, experienced and skilled live-out Housekeeper / Nanny / Cook to assist wit...
Society Staffing - CT - Greenwich - posted 14 days ago
Private Family seeks an experienced Nanny / Housekeeper to assist with the care for 2-year-old child. The successful candidate will be energetic an...
Society Staffing - NY - New York - posted 28 days ago
Live-in Nanny/Housekeeper We are looking for an organized, clean and reliable person who possesses a positive attitude and love of kids. Location: ...
Confidential - FL - Miami Beach - posted about 1 month ago
Busy family seeks extremely organized, physically active and personable individual to handle a wide variety of responsibilities. Hours are typicall...
- MI - Ann Arbor - posted 7 days ago

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