2223 Forestry technologists and technicians
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Lead statementForestry technologists and technicians may work independently or perform technical and supervisory functions in support of forestry research, forest management, forest harvesting, forest resource conservation and environmental protection. They are employed by the forest industry sector, provincial and federal governments, consulting firms, and other industries and institutions, or they may be self-employed.
- conservation technician – forestry
- cruising technician – forestry
- enforcement officer – forestry
- extension ranger – forestry
- fire suppression officer – forestry
- forest fire technician
- forestry technician
- forestry technologist
- forest survey technician
- forest technician
- resource officer, forest inventory
- resource technician – forestry
- scaler technician – logging
- scaling co-ordinator – logging
- silviculture technician
- Completion of a one- to three-year college program in forestry technology or in a renewable resource program or forest ranger program is usually required.
- Certification by, or registration with, a provincial association as a forestry technologist or technician may be required.
- Certification or licensing as a scaler is required for some positions.
- In Quebec, membership in the regulatory body for professional technologists is required to use the title "Professional Technologist."
- Mobility may be possible to occupations in natural resource and wildlife management and in parks management.
- Biological technologists and technicians
- Conservation and fishery officers
- Foresters and forest engineers
21222122 Forestry professionals)
- Supervisors, logging and forestry