Career outlook for conservation officer
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
In this role, you would work to protect and maintain the environment. You could work in a range of locations, such as:
- rural land
- historic sites
You would work with people within the area to educate them on how to sustain their local environment in their day-to-day lives and promote environmental awareness. Depending on where you work, you might:
- advise landowners or the council on how to maintain land
- create resources, like leaflets or displays
- work directly with communities to help their understanding
- survey locations
- research and analyse data
- work with trades peoples to maintain environments
- source funding
- support the training of volunteers
You could be working with people within the community, a landowner or the council. You will work with a variety of people daily.
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- Verbal communication
- Written communication
- Attention to detail
- Developing a plan
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