U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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45-4011 Forest and Conservation Workers
Under supervision, perform manual labor necessary to develop, maintain, or protect areas such as forests, forested areas, woodlands, wetlands, and rangelands through such activities as raising and transporting seedlings; combating insects, pests, and diseases harmful to plant life; and building structures to control water, erosion, and leaching of soil. Includes forester aides, seedling pullers, and tree planters.
Illustrative examples: Wetlands Conservation Laborer,
Rangelands Conservation Laborer,
Broad Occupation: 45-4010 Forest and Conservation Workers
Minor Group: 45-4000 Forest, Conservation, and Logging Workers
Major Group: 45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010