Soil & Water Conservationists
Also called: Conservationist, Environmental Analyst, Resource Conservationist, Soil Conservationist
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:
- Implement soil or water management techniques, such as nutrient management, erosion control, buffers, or filter strips, in accordance with conservation plans.
- Monitor projects during or after construction to ensure projects conform to design specifications.
- Visit areas affected by erosion problems to identify causes or determine solutions.
- customer service
Arts and Humanities
- English language
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
- product and service development
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- reading work related information
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
- thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
- figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
- listen and understand what people say
- communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- use rules to solve problems
- choose the right type of math to solve a problem
- add, subtract, multiply, or divide
- do two or more things at the same time
People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Self Control
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
- Clover Technology GALENA
- CropSyst Suite
Data base user interface and query software
Map creation software
New job opportunities are likely in the future.