Green careers

Fisheries Officer

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Salary Range

A Fisheries Officer makes about $47,000 a year.
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Education necessary to do the job successfully.

It would be nice if you worked in law enforcement or the military just because of all the crazy fisherman who are doing it inappropriately. A nice head start is to have a degree in zoology and have a college education in this type of area.
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Job Description/Duties

You need to respond to a problem with water pollution. You also need to catch people who don't have a licence or are not following the rules. You also might get down in yucky water so you need to have the right type of clothes. Your life is also at risk in case there might be a dangerous fisherman.
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Environmental relationship between the environment and job

You help out by not making the water so polluted, and if the polluted water is fresh water you make it cleaner for animals and people. You also make sure the fish population is balanced and keep people from just dumping there trash in the river, lake, etc.
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Advantages

You get a nice paying salary while helping out the enviroment and keeping people safer.
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Disanvantages

Your life is at risk from dangerous people out there and when your on a boat or on the ice, you have a risk of drowning.
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Interesting facts

Your job is kind of like the police accept your also helping out the enviroment. A fisheries officer includes fish and game warden and conservation officer. In Canada you have to take a 34 month training couse.
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