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Forest and Conservation Workers

Also Known as: Forestry Maintenance Worker, Forester Aide, Forest Resource Specialist

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Under supervision, perform manual labor necessary to develop, maintain, or protect areas such as forests, forested areas, woodlands, wetlands, and rangelands through such activities as raising and transporting seedlings; combating insects, pests, and diseases harmful to plant life; and building structures to control water, erosion, and leaching of soil. Includes forester aides, seedling pullers, and tree planters.

Top Skills for this Job

  • Speaking
  • Coordination
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Judgment and Decision Making

Top Tasks for this Job

  • Check equipment to ensure that it is operating properly.
  • Confer with other workers to discuss issues such as safety, cutting heights, or work needs.

Top Education for this Job

  • Geography
  • English Language
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Clerical
  • Biology
  • Law and Government
  • Mathematics
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Administration and Management

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