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Environmental Restoration Planners

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.   (O'Net 19-2041.02)

 
Reported job titles:   Coastal and Estuary Specialist, Director, Director, Forest Restoration Institute, Director, River Restoration, Environmental Planner, Environmental Planning Engineer   (view all job titles)
 
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    Wages
    for Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health which includes:
                          - Climate Change Analysts
                          - Environmental Restoration Planners
                          - Industrial Ecologists
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 20.28   $ 23.83   $ 28.48   $ 34.58   $ 40.05   $ 29.86  
    Yearly $42,170   $49,570   $59,230   $71,920   $83,310   $62,100  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 19.96   $ 22.32   $ 26.86   $ 34.13   $ 45.06   $ 29.63  
    Yearly $41,520   $46,430   $55,860   $71,000   $93,730   $61,620  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 24.09   $ 26.68   $ 30.88   $ 37.78   $ 51.50   $ 33.52  
    Yearly $50,110   $55,490   $64,230   $78,580   $107,130   $69,730  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 20.36   $ 24.74   $ 28.83   $ 34.16   $ 37.95   $ 29.25  
    Yearly $42,350   $51,460   $59,960   $71,040   $78,940   $60,850  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
     


    Employment Trends
    for Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health which includes:
                                  - Climate Change Analysts
                                  - Environmental Restoration Planners
                                  - Industrial Ecologists
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 419 463 1.0% 17
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
    for Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health which includes:
                                - Climate Change Analysts
                                - Environmental Restoration Planners
                                - Industrial Ecologists
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Management, scientific, and technical consulting services 22.9%
    State government, excluding education and hospitals 21.8%
    Architectural, engineering, and related services 13.4%
    Local government, excluding education and hospitals 13.4%
    Federal government, all industries 6.1%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
    for Environmental Restoration Planners
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  • Collect and analyze data to determine environmental conditions and restoration needs.
     
  • Develop and communicate recommendations for landowners to maintain or restore environmental conditions.
     
  • Plan environmental restoration projects, using biological databases, environmental strategies, and planning software.
     
  • Communicate findings of environmental studies or proposals for environmental remediation to other restoration professionals.
     
  • Conduct site assessments to certify a habitat or to ascertain environmental damage or restoration needs.
     
  • Develop environmental restoration project schedules and budgets.
     
  • Create habitat management or restoration plans, such as native tree restoration and weed control.
     
  • Supervise and provide technical guidance, training, or assistance to employees working in the field to restore habitats.
     
  • Apply for permits required for the implementation of environmental remediation projects.
     
  • Create diagrams to communicate environmental remediation planning using geographic information systems (GIS), computer-aided design (CAD), or other mapping or diagramming software.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Environmental Restoration Planners  updated July 2013
     


    Knowledge
    for Environmental Restoration Planners
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  • Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
     
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
     
  • Geography - Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
     
  • Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
     
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
     
  • Chemistry - Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
     
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
     
  • Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
     
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
     
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Environmental Restoration Planners  updated July 2013
     


    Skills
    for Environmental Restoration Planners
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  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
     
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
     
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
     
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
     
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
     
  • Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
     
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
     
  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
     
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
     
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Environmental Restoration Planners  updated July 2013
     


    Abilities
    for Environmental Restoration Planners
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  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
     
  • Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
     
  • Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
     
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
     
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
     
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
     
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
     
  • Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
     
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
     
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Environmental Restoration Planners  updated July 2013
     


    Work Activities
    for Environmental Restoration Planners
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  • Getting Information - Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
     
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings - Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
     
  • Developing Objectives and Strategies - Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
     
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization - Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
     
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
     
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
     
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
     
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates - Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
     
  • Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
     
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events - Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Environmental Restoration Planners  updated July 2013
     


    Interests
    for Environmental Restoration Planners
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  • Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
     
  • Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
     
  • Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Environmental Restoration Planners  updated July 2013
     


    Work Styles
    for Environmental Restoration Planners
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  • Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
     
  • Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
     
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
     
  • Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
     
  • Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
     
  • Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
     
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
     
  • Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
     
  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
     
  • Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Environmental Restoration Planners  updated July 2013
     


    State of Vermont License Information
    that may be required for Environmental Restoration Planners
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    Education and Training Requirements
    for Environmental Restoration Planners
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  • Job Zone Five: Extensive Preparation Needed
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  • Education: Most of these occupations require graduate school. For example, they may require a master's degree, and some require a Ph.D., M.D., or J.D. (law degree).
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  • Training: Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.
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  • Experience: Extensive skill, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations. Many require more than five years of experience. For example, surgeons must complete four years of college and an additional five to seven years of specialized medical training to be able to do their job.
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    source: Occupational Information Network: Environmental Restoration Planners  updated July 2013
     


    Schools
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      Related Instructional Programs
     
    • Environmental Chemistry. (NEW)
     
    • Environmental Science.
     
    • Environmental Studies.
     
    • Marine Sciences. (NEW)
     
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    source: National Center for Education Statistics 2000 Classification of Instructional Programs .
     


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