CAREER

Environmental Restoration Planners

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$73,230

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+7.8% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Bachelor's degree

Career

What Environmental Restoration Planners Do

Collaborate with field and biology staff to oversee the implementation of restoration projects and to develop new products. Process and synthesize complex scientific data into practical strategies for restoration, monitoring or management.

Other Job Titles Environmental Restoration Planners May Have

Coastal and Estuary Specialist, Fisheries Habitat Restoration Specialist, Habitat Restoration Specialist, Marine Habitat Resources Specialist, Restoration Ecologist, Restoration Specialist, Watershed Coordinator

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Develop environmental restoration project schedules and budgets.
  • Create habitat management or restoration plans, such as native tree restoration and weed control.
  • Provide technical direction on environmental planning to energy engineers, biologists, geologists, or other professionals working to develop restoration plans or strategies.
  • Conduct site assessments to certify a habitat or to ascertain environmental damage or restoration needs.
  • Collect and analyze data to determine environmental conditions and restoration needs.

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