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Forester

Fit for youth without SEE:
Yes

Forestry is a the science of managing forests. A Forester looks into regular activities of the forests,that includes activities for its conservation, outdoor recreation, extraction of raw material ... learn more

Employment Option

Self-employed
 
Employed

Education

Bachelors of Science in Forestry can be accessed once you've completed your +2 (SLC) in Science stream. If you have not completed +2 or do not plan to, you can choose a mid-level course provided by CT ... learn more

Diploma
Academic Education
Professional Courses & Trainings

Possible Employers


Wood Carving Shop

Career in Detail

Forestry is a the science of managing forests. A Forester looks into regular activities of the forests,that includes activities for its conservation, outdoor recreation, extraction of raw materials, aesthetics and hunting.

Foresters usually do the following

Many foresters are involved in managing the commercial or recreational use of land. In this capacity, they may negotiate terms for the harvesting of trees or other land-use contracts
Foresters work with other conservation scientists to keep track of populations of flora and fauna, as well as availability of water resources
Foresters study and manage forests, rangelands and other natural areas

Foresters work with other conservation scientists to keep track of populations of flora and fauna, as well as availability of water resources

Abilities and other Requirements

requires physcial stamina
requires surefootedness
Difficult to access for Girls
requires heavy physical work
requires work related travel

Income and other Facilities

Entry Salary / Income
Rs. -

Working Context

ISCO - International Standard Classification of Occupations

Security and Army Professionals
Skilled Urban Skilled Rural
Supporting Operations

The table illustrates the segregation of occupations according to the level of education & experience. The segregation is such that the 'Professionals' have the highest amount of education and/or experience then are the 2 skilled labour (Urban & Rural) and Supporting Occupations with assemblers, operators etc. Security and Army have a wider range of both education and experience and are governmental jobs.

The boxes highlighted are the ones associated with Forester . According to ISCO, jobs can have various levels of education and/or experience which thus puts them in different boxes as visualized in the table.

Relevant Education

Bachelors of Science in Forestry can be accessed once you've completed your +2 (SLC) in Science stream. If you have not completed +2 or do not plan to, you can choose a mid-level course provided by CTEVT. A three year diploma course of Forestry is for SEE graduates. There is also a short-term training 'Community Facilitator on Community Forestry' for 3 months can help people with the minimun education of 8th pass to become a mid/low level of employment as foresters.

Education strongly relevant

Duration Fee (Rs) Access without SEE
Dip. Forestry
Skilled Rural
3 Year(s) 0
No
Every year Kathmandu Forestry College enrolls maximum of 40 students in diploma in forestry program, during the month of Bhadra/Ashwin. These students are selected from merit list of students who have passed an entrance examination administered by CTEVT. Go to education page
B.Sc. Forestry
Professional
4 Year(s) 0
No
Foresters are professional men and women who understand the many different aspects of managing natural and human elements of forest systems. Forestry requires a broad education. Biological and physical sciences provide the basis for evaluating the complex interactions of forest ecosystems. Social sciences provide understanding of how humans value forest conditions and forest-based products and services. Management sciences help foresters to match human needs and desires with the sustainable capabilities of forests Go to education page
Com.Forestery
Professional
0
Yes
Com.Forestery
Professional
0
Yes

Ideal Qualities

Style of Working, rather applying: You often prefer to implement given solutions and plans somebody made, even though you can also be creative when needed. You should consider looking for jobs that are fairly routine and repetitive. Some examples can be found in health sector, hospitality or control and administration for example.

Information Processing, rather global: You prefer to look at how everything fits within the larger operation, but you also like to have some knowledge of the details of some aspects. You should consider jobs where you need to see how everything affects what you are doing. Some examples would include running a business and offering advice to solve problems.

Value orientation, only idealistic: You believe that your work must have meaning behind it, without any material importance. You should consider looking for jobs that will give you some personal satisfaction while doing it. Some examples would include teaching and doing social work.

Motivation to Create, low: You prefer to implement already existing ideas rather than come up with your own ways of doing things. You should consider looking for jobs where you will be given clear and explicit instructions on what you have to do, or where there is already an established way of doing things. Avoid jobs where you have to think of your own ways of doing things.

Action orientated, high: You prefer to take the initiative in your work and to be proactive. You would rather not wait for your work to come to you. You should consider looking for jobs where you need to drive your work forward. Avoid jobs where you have to wait for something to happen before you can do anything

Analysis orientated, high: You like to spend a lot of time thinking before you make a decision. You believe that it is important to consider everything before acting. You should consider looking for jobs where you are required to think carefully before acting. Avoid jobs where you need to make decisions quickly without much time for thinking.

Strength of enforcement, high: You are usually direct and you are capable of confronting others if needed. You have no problem saying what is on your mind. You should consider looking for jobs where you can evaluate and monitor others’ performance. Avoid jobs where you are not encouraged to say what is on your mind.

Many foresters are involved in managing the commercial or recreational use of land. In this capacity, they may negotiate terms for the harvesting of trees or other land-use contracts
Foresters work with other conservation scientists to keep track of populations of flora and fauna, as well as availability of water resources
Foresters study and manage forests, rangelands and other natural areas

Foresters work with other conservation scientists to keep track of populations of flora and fauna, as well as availability of water resources

Employment Condition

Self-employed
 
Employed

Possible Employers


Wood Carving Shop

Mine

Size of Employment

At the moment there are people working in this job in Nepal.

Job Demand

Shows the demand of the career (1st being the highest and the last being over-saturated).

60 = very high: This job is very high in demand. You can easily find employment or will be able to sell your service easily as a self employed person.

50 = high: This job is high in demand. With a certain talent you will find a job.

40 = medium: The demand for this job is medium. You should have chances in finding a job, but you might need to be flexible regarding your working place or in self employment, might have to compete with a few other professionals about the work.

30 = low: The demand for this job is low. Only a few vacancies are published. Academic proficiency as well as experience is required to be even considered for applying for this sort of jobs.

20 = saturated: There is no more demand for this profession in the labour market. Only if existing staff is released, new people are hired.

10 = over-supplied: There are many graduates already waiting for a job in this profession. You might have to consider a long waiting list or have to prove extraordinary talent to find a job in this profession.

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