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Become A Forestry Aide

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Working As A Forestry Aide

  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Outdoors/walking/standing

  • $35,430

    Average Salary

What Does A Forestry Aide Do At Forest Service

* Cruising timber by following specific instructions on taking and recording simple measurements and running compass lines in the field using compass and chain;
* Noting compliance with rules and regulations on parking, campfire, sanitation, use of picnic sites, or hunting and fishing;
* Maintaining and cleaning up recreation/wilderness areas;
* Performing standard fire prevention, dispatch, or lookout duties;
* Performing various standard duties related to silviculture activities

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Forestry Aide Demographics

Gender

Male

70.4%

Female

28.5%

Unknown

1.1%
Ethnicity

White

80.8%

Hispanic or Latino

11.8%

Asian

5.4%

Unknown

1.8%

Black or African American

0.3%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

60.0%

Czech

20.0%

Italian

20.0%

Forestry Aide Education

Schools

University of Idaho

8.9%

University of Montana

6.7%

New Mexico State University

6.7%

Humboldt State University

6.7%

Missouri State University

6.7%

Idaho State University

6.7%

Itasca Community College

4.4%

University of Washington

4.4%

Casper College

4.4%

Oregon Institute of Technology

4.4%

Northern Michigan University

4.4%

Glenville State College

4.4%

Oklahoma State University

4.4%

Utah State University

4.4%

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

4.4%

Colorado State University

4.4%

Tennessee Technological University

4.4%

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

4.4%

Central Washington University

2.2%

State University of New York Oneonta

2.2%
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Majors

Forestry

20.7%

Environmental Science

17.2%

Fire Science And Protection

13.8%

Natural Resources Management

5.7%

Ecology, Population Biology, And Epidemiology

4.6%

Geography

4.6%

Agriculture

4.6%

Biology

3.4%

Criminal Justice

3.4%

Geology

2.3%

Recreation Management

2.3%

Biotechnology

2.3%

Business

2.3%

Journalism

2.3%

Kinesiology

2.3%

General Studies

2.3%

Wildlife Management

2.3%

Sociology

1.1%

Psychology

1.1%

School Counseling

1.1%
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Degrees

Bachelors

54.2%

Other

21.4%

Associate

12.2%

Masters

8.4%

Certificate

3.1%

Diploma

0.8%
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Top Skills for A Forestry Aide

EngineCrewWildlandFireSuppressionChainsawUSEHandToolsGPSWildlifeFireLineConstructionHoseLaysEmergencyFireEngineHandCrewTimberSalesFirePreventionDripTorchInitialAttackUnitBoundariesCrewMembersGSGradeFallerInvasivePlantSpecies

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Top Forestry Aide Skills

  1. Engine Crew
  2. Wildland Fire Suppression
  3. Chainsaw USE
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Certified in chainsaw use and maintenance and timber felling.
  • Assist in burn out operations using drip torch; Participate in digging fire lines using hand tools.
  • Identified and created GPS waypoints of invasive plant species for future eradication.
  • Provided support for recreation, wildlife and timber resource field studies.
  • Participate in hose lays/cutting projects in campgrounds using chainsaw; Assist in customer service.

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