Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber's worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules.
|Primary Industry||Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources|
|Indiana Average Salary||$54,210.00|
|Average Time to Fill||40 days|
|Typical Education||Bachelor's degree|
|Typical Experience||Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||86|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||%|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||85|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||%|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Natural Resource Management|