Inventory assistant - Salary and Career
Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

Inventory assistant - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They extract wood, identifying extraction areas, felling mapped trees, classifying logs according to diameter and length and separating wood according to its use. They reforest areas, collecting seeds from trees and buds for cloning and planting tree seedlings. They would inventory forests, identify species, monitor tree growth and raise wood potential in renewable and native forests. They carry out measurements by coding felled trees. They transport trees, logs and short logs and condition soil for planting. They work following safety, hygiene and environmental protection standards.

How much does an Inventory assistant earn

A Inventory assistant earns between $1.076 and $3.321 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.553 and a median salary of $1.283 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 1.695 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Inventory assistant

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.553 18.636 388 7
1º Quartile 1.076 12.908 269 5
Median Salary 1.283 15.396 321 6
3º Quartile 2.533 30.391 633 12
Higher Salary 3.321 39.850 830 16

Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • fishermen and forestry extractors
      • forest extractives
        • extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

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Main workplaces

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species they work in companies that extract and process wood and its derivatives as employees with a formal contract. They are organized as a team, as permanent supervision, during the day and in the open. All are subject to climate variation and the chainsaw operator works in an uncomfortable position and exposed to intense noise.

What does it take to work in the field of Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

For the exercise of these occupations, the fourth grade of elementary school and a basic professional qualification course of around two hundred class hours are required (except for forest extraction workers, who do not need a qualification course). The full performance of activities takes between one and two years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Inventory assistant

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species must:

  • perform measurements;
  • take measurements;
  • employ safety measures;
  • extracting wood;
  • extract timber;
  • extract wood;
  • transport trees, logs and logs;
  • conditioning soil for planting;
  • employ security measures;
  • condition soil for planting;
  • reforest areas;
  • lock wood;
  • inventory forests;
  • employ safety measures;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • employing safety measures;

  • Activities

    • sharpen chainsaw chain;
    • tie steel cables to piles and logs;
    • collect soil samples;
    • demonstrate sense of direction;
    • flag selected trees;
    • monitor tree growth;
    • classify logs according to diameter and length;
    • pick seeds from trees;
    • align terrain;
    • measure cap (chest height) of trees;
    • prove physical endurance;
    • detect accident risks;
    • demonstrate a sense of direction;
    • measure piles of trees, logs and logs washed;
    • attending to details;
    • lighten plantations;
    • apply herbicides in competitive weeds and weeds;
    • work as a team;
    • save equipment;
    • find anthills;
    • replant seedlings in unplanted holes;
    • measure slope and slope;
    • separate wooden rollers;
    • identify extraction areas;
    • describe tree characteristics;
    • distributing ant killers in soil;
    • line up remnants of branches between rows;
    • underground terrain;
    • check measurements;
    • annotate collected measurements;
    • debarking logs;
    • cube felled trees;
    • weeding weeds;
    • mark cut points on trees;
    • check species, age and origin of renewable trees;
    • cube logs and logs;
    • transfer logs and logs from field to road;
    • chop mapped trees;
    • covear land;
    • plant tree seedlings;
    • check volume and wood stocks;
    • check the slope of trees;
    • package logs and logs;
    • observe the presence of hooks in logs;
    • check terrain topography;
    • send samples for laboratory analysis;
    • demarcate sampling plots in topographic plan;
    • locate sampling plots;
    • weed weed;
    • mark land;
    • pick up buds for cloning;
    • check distances between teams in extraction areas;
    • storage logs and logs;
    • grade ground;
    • indicate tree felling areas with warning signs;
    • adjust measurement scale according to terrain topography;
    • demonstrate quantitative reasoning;
    • fertilize planted seedlings;
    • cutting trees into logs;
    • load trees, logs and logs on trucks, ferries, wagons and rafts ;
    • line up branch remnants between rows;
    • separate wood according to use;
    • stack trees, logs and logs;
    • measure installments;
    • train co-workers;
    • sharpening sickle and hatchet;
    • adjust equipment;
    • clean up logs and logs;
    • choose species and seed quality;
    • identify tree species;
    • spray pesticides on seedlings;
    • delimbing trees;
    • measure dap (diameter of chest height) of trees;
    • fertilize soil;
    • raise wood potential in renewable and native forests;
    • select thick, medium and thin trees;
    • examine topographical plan;
    • observe wind direction;
    • show courage;
    • report occurrences of fires, pests, deforestation and bad weather;
    • select dominant trees;
    • sharpen plantations;
    • attend to details;
    • clean up planting area;
    • putting out forest fires;
    • check the appearance of pests and anthills;
    • measure tree diameter and height;
    • record peer training;
    • clearing native vegetation;
    • unload trees, logs and logs onto trucks, ferries, wagons and rafts ;

    Sectors that hire Inventory assistant the most in the job market

    • engineering services
    • support activities for forestry production
    • supply and management of human resources for third parties
    • retail merchandise in general, with predominance of food products - supermarkets
    • other service activities provided mainly to companies
    • timbering in native forests
    • manufacture of pulp and other pulp for papermaking
    • breeding cattle for beef
    • temporary labor lease
    • terrain preparation services

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