What do they do? Obtain quantifiable information about a forest by documenting species, condition, and number of trees for the purpose of designing and budgeting a maintenance plan.
Description: Career opportunities in this field range from on-the-job training in data collection with a large environmental consulting firm to consulting with city managers and foresters on the purchase, use, and application of software management systems.
Education: Position requires extensive tree evaluation and interfacing with the general public. Applicants must have strong tree identification and computer skills. GPS/GIS experience helpful.
Salary: $25,000 to $40,000