Forest Worker and Logger

EDUCATION LEVEL

Vocational Educational and Training

DEMAND

Average

Category

Agriculture, Gardening, Forestry, Veterinary

SALARY

2900 - 3300

IVAP

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0%

V

0%

A

0%

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0%

Summary

Forest workers and loggers have a simple job to cultivate and maintain natural forests.

Acitivities

  • Digging holes for planting trees
  • Carrying trees for sowing
  • Cleaning forests
  • Spraying trees for pesticides
  • Controlling and removing rotten trees
  • Reducing, cutting, and pruning trees
  • Preventing fires in forests
  • Collecting seeds and seedlings for sowing
  • Maintaining and repairing small forest roads.

Knowledge and skills
required

  • Have an interest in arboriculture and horticulture
  • Have practical skills
  • Have planning, organizing, and communicating skills
  • Have physical strength
  • Do not be afraid of heights.

Work condition

Forest workers and loggers work in parks and woods. Their work is carried out despite the atmospheric conditions. Forest workers and loggers should wear a uniform that includes boots, gloves, hat and, in certain cases, protective masks. Their work requires standing on feet for hours, bowing, carrying work equipment and wood. Also, forest workers and loggers may be at risk of physical accidents.

Work tools

Forest workers and loggers ride the tractor and excavators as main tools during work. Another set of equipment for them includes saws, grapple scissors, rope, and adhesive devices. The third group of equipment includes heavy machinery such as cutting machines.

Necessary education and training

To become a forest worker and logger, you must complete the professional high school of agriculture.

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