MBTI® Test ISTP Agricultural Inspectors

Strong Interest Inventory® General Occupational Theme Code: Realistic, Conventional, Investigative (RCI) (GOT)

The work involved in a career as an agricultural inspector takes a certain kind of person, and because of this, a specific Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI test) personality type often works well in this occupation. Because of their hunger for knowledge and observational skills, Introverted-Sensing-Thinking-Perceiving (ISTP) Myers-Briggs test types are often known to be content and a good fit in careers as agricultural inspectors.

Image courtesy of Toa55 at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

Image courtesy of Toa55 at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

For agricultural inspectors, an average day typically involves checking on equipment, facilities, and commodities, as well as making sure that everything is up-to-par with the current health, quality and safety laws. Daily tasks could include examining various agricultural products, such as food, to make sure that they are up to safety code standards; imposing government regulations on various workers and companies, ensuring that they understand what is expected; investigating any potential violations of health codes and distributing health and safety grades; and running quality control on various food and agricultural goods. They also work with fishing and logging operations in this sense.

Overall, it is an agricultural inspector’s duty to make sure that everything is at the standard expected and required by law. To accomplish these tasks, agricultural inspectors utilize a variety of specialized equipment—calibration weights, grading machines, sorting machines, etc.—to keep detailed records and measurements of the agricultural products.

Having an intricate understanding of the current governmental laws and procedures is extremely important to this career, as is an overall knowledge of safety, management, and service. Various mental skills are also imperative for successfully completing the duties of an agricultural inspector, including the ability to solve problems efficiently and reasonably, analyze quality control, and communicate effectively. A high level of reasoning skills is highly necessary for these positions as well. There is no educational standard for a career as an agricultural inspector, but many companies require at least a high school diploma.

Below are some employment trends for Agricultural Inspectors:

  • Median wage: $21.87 hourly, $45,490 annually
  • Employment: 17,700 employees
  • Projected growth (2018-2028): Average (4% to 6%)
  • Projected job openings (2018-2028): 2,700

Visit Our MBTI® About Page and Our ISTP Personality Type Page For Detailed Information on The ISTP Personality Type

Visit Our Strong Interest Inventory® Resource Page To Learn About The (RCI) GOT

ISTP Careers

Click on one of these corresponding popular ISTP Careers for detailed information including Career Stats, Income Stats, Daily Tasks and Required Education: Agricultural Inspector, Automotive Master Mechanic, Avionics Technician, Civil Engineering Technician, Construction & Building Inspector, Electric Power-Line Installer & Repairer, Forest & Conservation Worker, Light Truck or Delivery Driver, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic, and Operating Engineer or Other Construction Equipment Operator.

Discover and Match your personality type with your occupational pursuits and discover your best fit career with these detailed Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® Career Reports

  • MBTI® Career Report

    Find your best occupational match with this easy-to-read Myers-Briggs® test graphic report

    Choosing a career path can be difficult. The revised MBTI® Career Report helps point the way by showing you how your type affects your career exploration and discusses the benefits of choosing a job that is a good fit for your type. By taking the Myers-Briggs test  you also explore preferred work tasks and work environments as well as most popular and least popular occupations for all types and receive strategies for improving job satisfaction. This completely updated report includes expanded coverage of popular fields such as business, health care, computer technology, and high-level executive and management occupations. It is based on four-letter type results and can be generated using your reported type or verified type.

    Download sample MBTI® Career Report

    $59.95 Add to cart
  • MBTI® Step II™ Profile

    Further investigate the intricacies of your personality with this detailed report of your MBTI® type and its features.

    The MBTI® Step II™ Profile further dissects your MBTI® type, providing you with more in-depth information on your personality and preferences. Four pages of detailed graphs show why you received the Myers-Briggs® test four-letter type that you did (given at the beginning of the profile), and what it is about yourself that makes you that type (five detailed subcategories, or facets, for each letter). The information gained from the MBTI Step II Profile can be beneficial to your work life, your relationships, your home life, and your schooling.

    Download sample MBTI® Step II™ Profile

    $79.95 Add to cart
 
  • Strong Interest Inventory® Interpretive Report

    Delve deeper into what your interests, hobbies, favorite topics, and locations can mean for your career and personal life with the help of this extensive and personalized Strong profile.

    Your Strong Interest Inventory® Interpretive Report starts with the same foundational information found in the Strong Interest Inventory Profile, but goes even further into analyzing your likes and dislikes by offering you a detailed look at how following your interests and preferences can help you lead a more fulfilling, satisfied life. The report presents you with the closest matched occupations for people with your interests, an in-depth breakdown of certain areas matched to your Strong Interest Inventory test results, and insight into your likes and dislikes.

    Download sample Strong Interest Inventory® Interpretive Report

    $60.50 Add to cart
 
  • Strong Interest Inventory® & Skills Confidence Profile

    Discover which abilities and interests you feel best about so that you may apply them to your work and home life.

    Your preferences and skills are directly linked to your happiness—wouldn’t you like to know what they are, and how assured you are in your ability to perform them? The Strong Interest Inventory® Profile with Skills Confidence offers you a breakdown of your interests in work, play, academia, and communication styles, with the added bonus of showing you how confident you are in certain abilities and comparing them to your mapped-out interests and skills. The profile aids in understanding how this confidence is affecting your career and personal life, and whether you should seek new paths that align more with your beliefs in yourself—after all, success and satisfaction in a career is connected to one’s faith in their own abilities.

    Download sample Strong Interest Inventory® & Skills Confidence Profile

    $57.95 Add to cart
 

Explore Our ISTP Blog Pages:

Explore additional information that delves deeper into the ISTP Personality Type by examining various personality and career based subjects:

Click on a link below to read more about different MBTI Personality Types

ISTJ ISFJ INFJ INTJ ESTP ESFP ENFP ENTP
ISTP ISFP INFP INTP ESTJ ESFJ ENFJ ENTJ

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics wage data and 2012-2022 employment projections Onetonline.org

MBTI® Type Tables for Occupations, 2nd Edition. Schaubhut, N. & Thompson, R. (CPP, 2008)