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19-1031.01    Soil and Water Conservationists   Green Occupation Green

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    10 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description     no matches
    Tasks yes    6 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    2 matches


  • Soil and Water Conservationists

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Aquatic/Terrestrial Habitat Restoration Technician
  • Botany Technician
  • Ecologist Technician
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Professional
  • Erosion Control Design and Installation Contractor
  • Research Soil Scientist
  • Soil Scientist
  • Soil and Water Conservation District Manager
  • Soil Conservation Technician
  • Wetlands Technician


  • Apply principles of specialized fields of science, such as agronomy, soil science, forestry, or agriculture, to achieve conservation objectives.
  • Compute design specifications for implementation of conservation practices, using survey or field information technical guides or engineering manuals.
  • Coordinate or implement technical, financial, or administrative assistance programs for local government units to ensure efficient program implementation or timely responses to requests for assistance.
  • Enter local soil, water, or other environmental data into adaptive or web-based decision tools to identify appropriate analyses or techniques.
  • Implement soil or water management techniques, such as nutrient management, erosion control, buffers, or filter strips, in accordance with conservation plans.
  • Review proposed wetland restoration easements or provide technical recommendations.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Monitor operational procedures in technical environments to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Train personnel in technical or scientific procedures.