A Forestry Worker plants pine seedlings on a reccently logged slope

Forestry Worker

Forestry Workers assist with cultivating, maintaining and protecting forests.

Overview

Forestry Workers assist with cultivating, maintaining and protecting forests.

Day-to-day

  • maintains forest roads, buildings, facilities, signs and equipment
  • kills weeds, fells and de-barks non-productive trees and thins young plantations
  • collect seeds, and cultivates and plants seedlings for reforestation purposes
  • applies fertilisers, insecticides and herbicides to individual trees and general forest areas
  • maintains look-out for fires in forests.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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Stable
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