Sample Job Titles
Chief Unit Forester
Environmental Protection Forester
Fire Prevention Forester
Forest Practices Field Coordinator
Monitor contract compliance and results of forestry activities to assure adherence to government regulations.
Plan and supervise forestry projects, such as determining the type, number and placement of trees to be planted, managing tree nurseries, thinning forest and monitoring growth of new seedlings.
Establish short- and long-term plans for management of forest lands and forest resources.
Determine methods of cutting and removing timber with minimum waste and environmental damage.
Supervise activities of other forestry workers.
Perform inspections of forests or forest nurseries.
Plan and direct forest surveys and related studies and prepare reports and recommendations.
Direct, and participate in, forest fire suppression.
Choose and prepare sites for new trees, using controlled burning, bulldozers, or herbicides to clear weeds, brush, and logging debris.
Negotiate terms and conditions of agreements and contracts for forest harvesting, forest management and leasing of forest lands.