We surveyed 535 forest and conservation workers to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.

Holland Codes

Forest and conservation workers are realistic and investigative

Forest and conservation workers tend to be predominantly realistic individuals, which means that they often enjoy working outdoors or applying themselves to a hands-on project. They also tend to be investigative, which means that they are quite inquisitive and curious people that often like to spend time alone with their thoughts.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a forest and conservation worker. However, if you are social, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average forest and conservation worker break down:

Big Five

The top personality traits of forest and conservation workers are openness and social responsibility

Forest and conservation workers score highly on openness, which means they are usually curious, imaginative, and value variety. They also tend to be high on the measure of social responsibility, indicating that they desire fair outcomes and have a general concern for others.

Once again, let’s break down the components of the personality of an average forest and conservation worker: