Forestry Worker

Forestry Workers assist with cultivating, maintaining and protecting forests.
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    Overview

    Forestry Workers assist with cultivating, maintaining and protecting forests.

    Day-to-day

    • 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.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Forestry Worker

    Skills employers are looking for

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