- Gather data on water and soil quality, disease, insect damage to trees and other plants, and conditions that may pose a fire hazard
- Locate property lines and evaluate forested areas to determine the species, quality, and amount of standing timber
- Select and mark trees to be cut
- Track where wildlife goes, help build roads, and maintain trails, campsites, and other recreational facilities
- Train and lead seasonal workers who plant seedlings
- Monitor the activities of loggers and others who remove trees for sale as timber or for other reasons
- Patrol forest areas and enforce environmental protection regulations
- Communicate with scientists, and sometimes the public about ongoing forestry and conservation activities
- Suppress forest fires with fire control activities
- Train other forestry workers and coordinate detection programs
-35,700-41,130 per year
-16.31 per hour on average
Skills: graphing/ mapping skills, problem resolution and prevention skills.
Job tasks: aid reforestation plans, manage sections of forest and wildlife populations, monitor compliance with state forestry regulations.