Forestry inspector - Salary and Career
Health and environmental agents

Forestry inspector - 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 Forestry inspector earn

A Forestry inspector 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 Forestry inspector

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 Forestry inspector

Health and environmental agents must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Forestry inspector 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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