Environmental/Natural Resources Law Enforcement and Protective Services

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals to enforce natural resource and environmental protection regulations and laws; and to perform emergency duties to protect human life, property and natural resources, including fire prevention and control measures, and emergency and rescue procedures. Includes instruction in natural and physical sciences, natural resource management, outdoor field skills, firearms and outdoor equipment and vehicle operation, evidence collection and environmental sampling and monitoring, natural resource legislation, environmental compliance techniques, patrol procedures, investigation and report writing, interpersonal skills and crisis intervention, community liaison, public safety, public education, and public relations. Note: this program was re-instated after being deleted from CIP 2000; previously, it was coded as 03.0203.

Career Opportunities

Lifeguards

Lee Silsby from
3 reviews
monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes, to provide assistance and protection to participants.
$27050
No degree required
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Interest Match

Police Patrol Officers

Rick Musson from
1 reviews
patrol assigned area to enforce laws and ordinances, regulate traffic, control crowds, prevent crime, and arrest violators.
$70000
No degree required
Personality Match

Interest Match

Fish and Game Wardens

patrol assigned area to prevent fish and game law violations. Investigate reports of damage to crops or property by wildlife. Compile biological data.
$57810
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


Police Detectives

conduct investigations to prevent crimes or solve criminal cases.
$89300
No degree required
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Forest Fire Inspectors

enforce fire regulations, inspect forest for fire hazards, and recommend forest fire prevention or control measures. May report forest fires and weather conditions.
$52130
No degree required
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match

Municipal Firefighters

Thomas Zheng from
David Goetz from Monterey Park Fire Department
2 reviews
control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts.
$56360
No degree required
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


Forest Fire Fighting Supervisors

supervise fire fighters who control and suppress fires in forests or vacant public land.
$83170
Associate's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Police and Detectives Supervisors

directly supervise and coordinate activities of members of police force.
$97180
No degree required
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Criminal Justice Professors

teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$74740
Master's degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


Compliance Managers

Louise Hopkinson from CraftCover
2 reviews
plan, direct, or coordinate activities of an organization to ensure compliance with ethical or regulatory standards.
$75620
Bachelor's degree
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Interest Match


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