Environmental Restoration Planners


Collaborate with field and biology staff to oversee the implementation of restoration projects and to develop new products. Process and synthesize complex scientific data into practical strategies for restoration, monitoring or management.
Also called: Coastal and Estuary Specialist, Project Manager, Watershed Coordinator

Knowledge:

    Math and Science
  • biology
  • geography
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • law and government
    Business
  • management

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation
  • Initiative
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • HEC-RAS
  • IWR-PLAN
    Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • ESRI ArcMap
    Project management software
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft SharePoint

Education:

    master's degree
    bachelor's degree
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