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Forestry Workers assist with cultivating, maintaining and protecting forests.


  • maintains forest roads, buildings, facilities, signs and equipment
  • kills weeds, fells and de-barks non-productive trees and thins young plantations
  • collect seeds, and cultivates and plants seedlings for reforestation purposes
  • applies fertilisers, insecticides and herbicides to individual trees and general forest areas
  • maintains look-out for fires in forests.


  • physically demanding
  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Forestry Worker

Skills employers are looking for

  • Planters

  • Communication Skills

  • Research

  • Planning

  • Problem Solving

  • Building Relationships

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