We surveyed 405 forest and conservation workers to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical forest and conservation worker. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a forest and conservation worker?

Low

High

Working as a forest and conservation worker typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a forest and conservation worker?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a forest and conservation worker typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a forest and conservation worker?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a forest and conservation worker. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for forest and conservation workers.

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Do forest and conservation workers work full-time or part-time?

63% of forest and conservation workers work in full-time roles while 37% work part-time.

Is being a forest and conservation worker stressful?

Low

High

Forest and conservation workers tend not to find their jobs stressful, which likely contributes positively to career satisfaction.

How competitive is the workplace for forest and conservation workers?

Low

High

Competition at work is not common for forest and conservation workers.

Are forest and conservation workers allowed to express themselves creatively?

Low

High

Forest and conservation workers rarely get a chance to express themselves creatively.

Do forest and conservation workers have control over the direction of their work?

Low

High

Forest and conservation workers tend to have a set and inflexible work schedule that they are unable to deviate from too much.

Does being a forest and conservation worker require attention to detail?

Low

High

Attention to detail isn't necessarily required to be successful as a forest and conservation worker.

Does being a good forest and conservation worker require compassion and empathy?

Low

High

The ability to be compassion and empathetic isn't considered fundamental to success as a forest and conservation worker.