Soil & Water Conservationists
Also called: Soil Conservationist, Conservationist, Land Reclamation Specialist, Land Resource Specialist
What they do:Plan or develop coordinated practices for soil erosion control, soil or water conservation, or sound land use.
On the job, you would:
- Calculate or compare efficiencies associated with changing from low-precision irrigation technologies, such as furrow irrigation, to high-precision technologies, such as computer-controlled systems.
- Implement soil or water management techniques, such as nutrient management, erosion control, buffers, or filter strips, in accordance with conservation plans.
- Initiate, schedule, or conduct annual audits or compliance checks of program implementation by local government.
Arts and Humanities
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
People and Technology Systems
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Data base user interface and query software
Map creation software
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
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