Forest ranger - Salary and Career
Health and environmental agents

Forest ranger - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They guide and supervise activities and works for environmental and health prevention/preservation, through surveys, inspections and technical analysis of locations, activities, works, projects and processes, aiming at compliance with environmental and health legislation, promoting health and environmental education .

How much does an Forest ranger earn

A Forest ranger earns between $1.308 and $8.731 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.245 and a median salary of $2.500 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 9.968 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Forest ranger

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.245 38.936 811 15
1º Quartile 1.308 15.702 327 6
Median Salary 2.500 30.000 625 12
3º Quartile 6.659 79.904 1.665 32
Higher Salary 8.731 104.772 2.183 41

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • inspection, inspection and administrative coordination technicians
        • health and environmental agents

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Main workplaces

Health and environmental agents these professionals work predominantly in areas linked to agriculture, livestock, forestry, forestry, fishing, aquaculture and related services. They are formally employed and work as a team, as an environmental agent or public health agent, with permanent supervision. They carry out their work indoors, in the open or in vehicles, during the day, and may eventually work irregular hours. They can work under pressure, leading to a stressful situation and in uncomfortable positions for long periods, in the case of the environmental agent, they are sometimes exposed to intense noise, extreme temperatures and risks to physical integrity.

What does it take to work in the field of Health and environmental agents

The education to occupy these jobs/occupations ranges from high school to higher education, incomplete or complete, in various areas of knowledge such as: biology, engineering, etc., In addition to a basic qualification course of up to two hundred class hours, not being required professional experience.

Functions and activities of Forest ranger

Health and environmental agents must:

  • trust violators;
  • autuar violadores;
  • technically analyze projects and processes;
  • care offenders;
  • inspecting activities and works for environmental and health prevention/preservation;
  • control documents and administrative processes;
  • argue offenders;
  • inspect sites, activities and works;
  • manage enforcement activities;
  • inspect activities and works for environmental and health prevention/preservation;
  • sign up offenders;
  • signing offenders;
  • subject to violators;
  • autuar offenders;
  • notice offenders;
  • autuar violadores;
  • submit offenders;
  • inspect activities and works for environmental and health prevention/preservation;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • notice offenders;
  • autuar violators;
  • guide the public on health and the environment;
  • manage inspection activities;
  • argue violators;

  • Activities

    • elaborate didactic material;
    • take measures to minimize the impacts of environmental accidents ;
    • complete administrative reports;
    • control deadlines;
    • investigate complaints;
    • fine offenders;
    • demonstrate evaluative ability;
    • issue official letters;
    • give technical guidance to interested parties;
    • evaluate the impact of the activity;
    • collect data and technical information;
    • promote courses and training for the qualification of institutions;
    • demonstrate leadership;
    • seize equipment/instruments/materials/products;
    • provide technical support to forestry police;
    • formalize a proposal for an embargo, interdiction and fine;
    • demonstrate general knowledge;
    • forward documents to organs competent bodies;
    • forward complaints;
    • investigate the production process from raw material until the final disposal;
    • collect irregular products;
    • analyze assessment resources;
    • analyze projects;
    • cultivate discipline;
    • elaborate contradict;
    • gather information from the local community of the occurrence ;
    • elaborate technical requirements;
    • display sensory acuity;
    • show patience;
    • identify with the activity;
    • issue terms;
    • give lectures;
    • issue subpoenas;
    • forward documents for supervision;
    • remain judicious;
    • demonstrate common sense;
    • disable irregular products/by-products;
    • request police support;
    • monitor the clearance of works and activities;
    • collect material for analysis;
    • listen carefully (know how to listen);
    • seizing animals under illegal conditions;
    • coordinate teams;
    • analyze the licensing process;
    • demonstrate impartiality;
    • check the health conditions of professionals to perform their duties;
    • cultivate professional ethics;
    • check equipment and environmental and sanitary control systems;
    • request documentation from the inspector;
    • check the organoleptic characteristics of the product;
    • verify compliance with the terms of commitment;
    • seal equipment when used in irregular activities;
    • deal with stress;
    • open processes;
    • warn the offender;
    • send material for analysis in organs competent bodies;
    • check the existence of nutritionists in industries/hospitals;
    • distribute tasks;
    • stay organized;
    • control documentation flow;
    • participate in technical meetings;
    • manage time;
    • check the administrative process information;
    • issue notifications;
    • monitor the release of products and equipment;
    • embargo works;
    • verify the survey documentation;
    • schedule work;
    • prohibit establishments and activities;
    • elaborate technical opinions;
    • check physical aspects of the facilities and/or site;
    • work as a team;
    • fill in registration forms;
    • advise municipal and regional deliberative councils;
    • detain violators for referral to the competent authorities;
    • have proper posture;
    • request a search and seizure warrant;
    • request the issuance of a car by the police;
    • monitor terms of commitment;
    • keep up to date;
    • check for environmental and sanitary irregularities;
    • work as a team;
    • develop creativity;
    • check the sanitary conditions of the place and facilities;
    • check compliance with the terms of commitment;
    • nominate the trustee;
    • promote meetings;
    • activate competent technical bodies;
    • donate seized products;
    • manage financial resources;
    • master the legislation;
    • issue authorizations;
    • participate in special operations (blitz);
    • plan operations;
    • subpoena offender;
    • check geographic and cartographic data;
    • complete registration forms;
    • answering emergency situations;
    • check compliance with legal and technical requirements;
    • return equipment, instruments, materials and products to the owner;
    • check the veracity of the complaint;
    • manage maintenance of equipment and facilities;
    • register complaints;
    • fill in infraction notices;
    • demonstrate communication skills;
    • maintain self-control;
    • apply demolition notice;
    • check working conditions (use of equipment, etc);
    • set priorities;
    • provide for the destination of irregular products;
    • manage human and material resources;
    • manage conflicts;
    • elaborate technical reports;
    • legally frame the case under investigation;
    • issue licenses;
    • promote sanitary and environmental education;
    • notify the offender;
    • demonstrate security;
    • seize irregular products/by-products;

    Sectors that hire Forest ranger the most in the job market

    • engineering services
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • cleaning in buildings and households
    • agricultural support activities
    • business management consulting activities
    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • non-hazardous waste collection
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • technical activities related to engineering and architecture
    • combined office and administrative support services

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