Managers and Proprietors in Forestry, Fishing and Related Services

Managers and proprietors in this unit group plan, organise and co-ordinate the activities and resources of forestry, fishing, animal husbandry and related operations and establishments.


New workers
£ 15,628
£ 28,090
£ 47,626

Available jobs

In the past year there were 9,060 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Ensures observance of maritime laws and international fishing regulations.

  • Arranges for sale of catch, liaises with onshore agents.

  • Plans fishing voyages, maintains vessel/s and equipment and oversees operational safety.

  • Oversees maintenance of equipment and fish habitats.

  • Arranges rearing and feeding and ensures health of fish stocks.

  • Selects suitable breeding grounds for shellfish, sea and freshwater fish and purchases stock.

  • Oversees facilities such as visitor centres, nature trails, footpaths, etc..

  • Liaises with neighbouring landowners, contractors and local authorities.

  • Plans and directs the establishment and maintenance of forest /woodland areas and regularly inspects forest work.

  • Decides, or advises on, type of animal to be bred and/or trained, and selects, buys and trains animals accordingly.

  • Manages and trains staff.

  • Determines financial, staffing and other short- and long-term needs.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Forestry

  • Geographic Information Systems

  • Contract Management

  • Forest Management

  • Land Management

  • Risk Analysis

  • Chainsaws

  • Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)

  • Arboriculture

  • Marketing

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • Communication

  • Planning

  • Operations

  • Leadership

  • Sales

  • Self-Motivation

  • Microsoft Office

  • Problem Solving

  • Research

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.