6211-Forestry and Related Workers

Job Title: 

Forestry and Related Workers

Job Description: 

Forestry and related workers plan, organize and perform operations to cultivate, conserve and exploit natural and plantation forests.


Assessing sites for reforestation, selecting seedlings and planting trees using manual planting tools and establishing and caring for forest stands

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

110 - Forestry and Wood Sciences

Specific Occupations: 

621101 - Tree Feller
Description : Fells trees in forests, and trims and saws them into logs.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Chainsaw Operator, Forestry Crosscutter, Hardwood Feller, Logger, Logging Contractor, Lumberjack, Softwood Feller, Tree Topper

621102 - Forest and Conservation Workers
Description : Develops, maintains, or protects 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.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : YesTrade : No

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa