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.
- extension ranger – forestry
- forest fire technician
- forest survey technician
- forest technician
- forestry technologist
- resource technician – forestry
- enforcement officer – forestry
- fire suppression officer – forestry
- forest inventory resource officer
- scaler technician – logging
- scaling co-ordinator – logging
- forestry technician
- silviculture technician
- cruising technician – forestry
- conservation technician – forestry
- 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.
- Registration with a regulatory body is required for forestry technologists or technicians in all provinces except Prince Edward Island and Manitoba.
- 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
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- Supervisors, logging and forestry