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Forestry technicians

Forestry technicians perform technical and supervisory functions in support of forestry research and forest management, harvesting, resource conservation and environmental protection.

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(a) conducting forest inventories, surveys and field measurements following accepted scientific and operational procedures
(b) assisting in and performing technical functions in the preparation of forest management and harvest plans using photogrammetric and mapping techniques and computerized information systems
(c) assisting in planning and supervision of construction of access routes and forest roads
(d) supervising and performing technical functions in silvicultural operations involving site preparation, planting, and tending of tree crops
(e) coordinating activities such as timber scaling, forest fire suppression, disease or insect control or pre- commercial thinning of forest stands
(f) supervising and performing technical functions in forest harvesting operations
(g) ensuring adherence to regulations and policies concerning environmental protection, resource utilization, fire safety and accident prevention
(h) supervising forest tree nursery operations
(i) providing technical support to forestry research programs in areas such as tree improvement, seed orchard operations, insect and disease surveys or experimental forestry and forest engineering
(j) preparing forest cultivation and cutting plans

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