EVENT - Career Exploration

Careers in Environmental Conservation

Welcome by James Everard from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Career & Technical Education Opportunities at DCMO BOCES

Future Farmer of America


People In Ag

With FFA Member David Palmer Jr

Careers in Ag and Conservation

Click on any of these titles to watch a mini video describing the job, learn about the job outlook and the compensation projected for that job.

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Agricultural Equipment Operators

Agricultural Inspectors

Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary

Animal Breeders

Animal Scientists

Animal Trainers

Aquacultural Managers

Biochemists and Biophysicists

Biofuels / Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers

Biofuels Processing Technicians

Biomass Power Plant Managers

Brownfield Redevelopment Specialists and Site Managers

Butchers and Meat Cutters

Buyers Purchasing Agents - Farm Products

Chemical Technicians


Chief Sustainability Officers

Commercial Divers

Conservation Scientists


Energy Brokers

Environmental Engineering Technicians

Environmental Engineers

Environmental Restoration Planners

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Explosives Workers, Ordnance Handling Experts, and Blasters


Farm and Home Management Advisors

Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

Farm Labor Contractors

Farmers, Ranchers, and other Agricultural Managers

Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

First Line Supervisors - Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers

First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers

Fish and Game Wardens

Fishers and Related Fishing Workers

Floral Designers

Food Scientists and Technologists

Gas Plant Operators

Geothermal Production Managers

Geothermal Technicians

Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products

Hazardous Materials Removal Workers

Hunters and Trappers

Landscape and Groundskeeping Workers

Loading Machine Operators, Underground Mining

Logging Equipment Operators

Log Graders and Scalers

Meat, Poultry, and Fish Cutters and Trimmers

Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Natural Sciences Managers

Nonfarm Animal Caretakers

Nursery and Greenhouse Managers

Occupational Health and Safety Specialists and Technicians

Park Naturalists

Pest Control Workers

Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation

Precision Agriculture Technicians

Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers

Recycling and Reclamation Workers

Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors

Retail Salesperson

Roustabouts, Oil and Gas

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products

Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific

Slaughterers and Meat Packers

Soil and Plant Scientists

Tree Trimmers and Pruners


Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Veterinary Technologists and Technicians

Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators

Water Resource Specialists

Wind Energy Operations Managers

Wind Turbine Service Technicians

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists