Natural resource managers develop conservation plans for nature reserves, land and other natural resources, so that people can use these resources in an ecologically sustainable way.
Duties & Tasks
Natural resource managers may perform the following tasks:assess techniques for flora and fauna conservation
monitor components of the environment, such as soil, water and air
develop practical solutions for environmental management and rehabilitation
develop techniques to ensure the development and use of vital land and water resources is ecologically sustainable
undertake plant and animal pest management
undertake bush regeneration activities
work with land managers to improve biodiversity on private lands
organise geological, plant and animal research
undertake laboratory work
develop resource management policy
work with government and environmental groups
run community education programmes.
interested in conservation and management of the environment
aptitude for science
good oral and written communication skills
able to work indoors and outdoors
patient and able to persevere
good project management skills.