Soil & Water Conservationists


Plan or develop coordinated practices for soil erosion control, soil or water conservation, or sound land use.
Also called: Conservationist, Environmental Analyst, Resource Conservationist, Soil Conservationist

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Math and Science
  • biology
  • geography
    Engineering and Technology
  • product and service development

Skills:

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

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Attention
  • do two or more things at the same time

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include ideas, thinking, and figuring things out.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Self Control

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Clover Technology GALENA
  • CropSyst Suite
    Data base user interface and query software
  • CroPMan
  • Microsoft Access
    Map creation software
  • ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Geographic information system GIS software

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    associate's degree
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