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NATURAL RESOURCES

Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Ecological Stewardship

Almeda Fire Response, Talent

Work in a High Demand Field

Those working in the field of Natural Resources are local heroes!  One common desire, of those who choose Natural Resources as a career, is to work outdoors while promoting and protecting our eco-systems and communities.  These diverse occupations often allow for travel throughout Oregon and beyond.

37,673
Average Annual Low Wage Natural Resources Income
89,712
Average Annual High Wage Natural Resources Income

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Explore Natural Resource Jobs

The following Occupation categories and Wage Ranges are generally dependent on education degree, training, and experience.
Higher levels of education and experience will increase competitiveness in attaining both a job and higher wages.

Learn how occupation-related information is gathered.

 

What Natural Resource Careers Offer

Protecting and nurturing our natural resources is critical to our communities.  From restoring our forests and wetlands to fighting wildfires, natural resources can be both a career and an adventure.

Work that Makes a Difference

Service to our community is at the heart of natural resources, including jobs that improve the health of the environment while protecting both the communities we live in and surrounding eco-systems.

Variety & Diversity

Natural Resources offers many different opportunities including watershed management, fire response, Tribal Land stewardship, environmental education, and land use planning.  Employers include municipal, state, federal, private and Tribal organizations or agencies.

Opportunity

With rapidly growing threats to our natural resources, the need for related jobs has never been greater.  Initiatives from all levels of government and the private sector continue to grow creating more career opportunities.

Training & Education

Training and education can span from short-term paid (“Earn while you learn”) to college degree levels.  Cutting edge technology is required for many occupations, offering on-going opportunities to learn throughout your career.

A DAY IN THE LIFE

Check out our local Natural Resources employers

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