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Range Managers

Research or study range land management practices to provide sustained production of forage, livestock, and wildlife.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Regulate grazing, such as by issuing permits and checking for compliance with standards, and help ranchers plan and organize grazing systems to manage, improve, protect, and maximize the use of rangelands.
    • Manage forage resources through fire, herbicide use, or revegetation to maintain a sustainable yield from the land.
    • Coordinate with federal land managers and other agencies and organizations to manage and protect rangelands.
    • Maintain soil stability and vegetation for non-grazing uses, such as wildlife habitats and outdoor recreation.
    • Measure and assess vegetation resources for biological assessment companies, environmental impact statements, and rangeland monitoring programs.
    • Study grazing patterns to determine number and kind of livestock that can be most profitably grazed and to determine the best grazing seasons.
    • Offer advice to rangeland users on water management, forage production methods, and control of brush.
    • Plan and direct construction and maintenance of range improvements, such as fencing, corrals, stock-watering reservoirs, and soil-erosion control structures.
    • Mediate agreements among rangeland users and preservationists as to appropriate land use and management.
    • Study rangeland management practices and research range problems to provide sustained production of forage, livestock, and wildlife.
    • Tailor conservation plans to landowners' goals, such as livestock support, wildlife, or recreation.
    • Develop technical standards and specifications used to manage, protect, and improve the natural resources of range lands and related grazing lands.
    • Plan and implement revegetation of disturbed sites.
    • Develop methods for protecting range from fire and rodent damage and for controlling poisonous plants.
    • Study forage plants and their growth requirements to determine varieties best suited to particular range.
    • Develop new and improved instruments and techniques for activities, such as range reseeding.

    Skills

    • 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.

    • Reading Comprehension

      Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    5
    Workplace Documents
    5
    Graphic Literacy
    5

    Abilities

    • 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.

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    Knowledge

    • 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.

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 56650/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 27.23/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 750
    • Yearly Projected Openings 80

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    Personality

    Realistic: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They do well at jobs that need:
    • Dependability
    • Initiative
    • Integrity
    • Cooperation
    • Independence
    • Adaptability/Flexibility

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