Job for the future Forestry Professionals

Average hourly wage

Not available.

Job description

Professionals in this group conduct research and make plans. They manage the development of forest resources.

Personality profiles (RIASEC)

Realistic
People with this profile prefer carrying out concrete tasks and being physically involved in what they do.
Investigative
People with this profile prefer relying on theoretical knowledge before acting. They like observation, analysis and problem solving.
Enterprising
People with this profile prefer having responsibilities, influencing others and responding to challenges.

Main tasks

  • Plan and direct programs related to
    • Logging
    • Reforestation
    • Silviculture
    • Forest fire prevention and control
    • Road construction
    • Wildlife management
    • Environmental protection
    • Insect and vegetation control
  • Ensure compliance with contractual conditions and verify the results of forestry activities.
  • Plan and conduct forest inventories and related studies.
  • Establish short- and long-term plans for the management of forest resources and lands.
  • Negotiate the terms and conditions of logging agreements and contracts.
  • Ensure compliance with government regulations and company objectives.
  • Develop and monitor programs for nursery operations in forested areas.
  • Conduct research.
  • Provide expert advice and recommendations on forestry issues.
  • Draft reports and make recommendations.

Formation

Most training programs are offered in French only.

University

Forest engineering, forestry or wood science

Bachelor’s degree

Placement rate: 58.3%

35.4% of graduates pursue further studies

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Master’s degree

Placement rate: 72.7%

18.2% of graduates pursue further studies

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This discipline is taught in the following institutions:

Targeted regions

Last update: February 14, 2024

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