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Seattle King WDA: King County
Qualification: Not in demand SOC code: 194093 Forest and Conservation Technicians

Provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. May compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under the direction of foresters; or train and lead forest workers in forest propagation, fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats. Excludes “Conservation Scientists” (191031) and “Foresters” (191032).

According to the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the typical level of education that most workers need to enter this occupation is: Associate's degree. Additional training, experience, licenses or credentials may be required. Learn more at BLS.
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Qualification status for Forest and Conservation Technicians in the other WDAs included below, for relevant areas.
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QualificationSoc area
Not in demand All workforce development areas, all counties
Not in demand Pacific Mountain WDA: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston counties
Not in demand Snohomish WDA: Snohomish County
Not in demand Northwest WDA: Whatcom county
Not in demand North Central WDA: Chelan/Douglas counties
Not in demand South Central WDA: Kittitas County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA: Kitsap county
Not in demand Northwest WDA: Skagit county
Not in demand North Central WDA: Grant, Adams counties
Not in demand South Central WDA: Klickitat County
Not in demand Olympic Consortium WDA: Clallam, Jefferson counties
Not in demand Northwest WDA: Island, San Juan counties
Not in demand North Central WDA: Okanogan County
Not in demand South Central WDA: Skamania County
Not in demand South Central WDA: Yakima County
Not in demand Eastern Washington WDA: Stevens, Ferry, Pend