3143-Forestry technicians

Job Title: 

Forestry technicians

Job Description: 

Forestry technicians perform technical and supervisory functions in support of forestry research and forest
management, harvesting, resource conservation and environmental protection.


Tasks include

  • conducting forest inventories, surveys and field measurements following accepted scientific and operational procedures
  • assisting in and performing technical functions in the preparation of forest management and harvest plans using photogrammetric and mapping techniques and computerized information systems
  • assisting in planning and supervision of construction of access routes and forest roads
  • implementing, supervising and performing technical functions in silvicultural operations involving site preparation, planting, and tending of tree crops
  • coordinating activities such as timber scaling, forest fire suppression, disease or insect control or pre- commercial thinning of forest stands
  • supervising and performing technical functions in forest harvesting operations
  • ensuring adherence to regulations and policies concerning environmental protection, resource utilization, fire safety and accident prevention
  • supervising forest tree nursery operations
  • providing technical support to forestry research programs in areas such as tree improvement, seed orchard operations, insect and disease surveys or experimental forestry and forest engineering research
  • preparing forest cultivation and cutting plans.
Specific Occupations: 

Technician ( silviculture/ forestry)

Forest , assistant

Technician, forest survey/Technologist, forestry

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2158