Develop comprehensive plans and programs for use of land and physical facilities of jurisdictions, such as towns, cities, counties and metropolitan areas.
Most land use/regional planners working with military land are expected to do the following:
You will need excellent communication skills and deep knowledge of land codes and governing regulations.
People working in these positions earn a national median salary of $61,540 (as of 2016).
Job opportunities in the conservation industry are growing at a rate of 5-8%, with North Carolina leading the way with a job opportunity growth rate of 9%.
All of these positions require at least a bachelor’s degree. Most require graduate work, a master’s degree or a graduate level certificate. The Graduate Certificate in Military Land Sustainability fills a niche requirement specific to working as a soil conservationist on military lands.
Planners work for a variety of federal agencies, from the Department of Defense to the Federal Aviation Administration to the National Park Service.
The following are job titles commonly held in this field:
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