Manage forest fires

Description

Protect life, property and resources by preventing forest fires. Detect, control, restrict and suppress fires when they occur. Integrate knowledge of fire regimes, the effects of fire and the values at risk, the required level of forest protection, and costs of fire-related activities.

Alternative labels

forest fires preventing
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Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Manage forest fires is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Forest worker: Forest workers carry out a variety of jobs to care for and manage trees, woodland areas and forests. Their activities include include planting, trimming, thinning and felling trees and protecting them from pests, diseases and damage.
Forestry technician: Forestry technicians assist and support the forest manager and implement their decisions. They supervise a team of forestry equipment operators and support and supervise forestry and environmental protection through research and data collection. They also manage resource conservation and harvesting plans.

Optional skill

Manage forest fires is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists manage the quality of specific forests, parks and other natural resources. They protect the wildlife habitat, biodiversity, scenic value, and other unique attributes of preserves and conservation lands. Conservation scientists perform field work.
Forest ranger: Forest rangers are responsible for the protection and conservation of natural resources, particularly in regards to forests and woodlands.

 


 

References

  1. Manage forest fires – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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