Silviculture and Forestry Workers

(NOC 8422)
+12.88%
 

Career Description

Silviculture and forestry workers plant tree seedlings, thin and space trees in reforestation areas, control weeds / undergrowth, fight forest fires under direction, and operate chain saws, skidders, bulldozers, and other equipment to carry out duties for the improvement / conservation of forest lands.

Duties May Include

They also perform other activities such as collecting seed cones, pruning trees, and marking trees for later operations.

Where They Work

People in this group work in logging companies and for contractors in wood manufacturing, in government services, and in a variety of other industries.

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Modified on May 20, 2012