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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Occupations

The occupations below are in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources career cluster.

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Occupational Title O*Net Link
Agricultural and Food Science Technicians 19-4011
Animal Scientists 19-1011
Biological Technicians 19-4021
Buyers and Purchasing Agents, Farm Products 13-1021
Environmental Engineers 17-2081
Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health 19-4091
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians designated as a Hot Career 49-3041
Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse 45-2092
Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals 45-2093
First-Line Supervisors of Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Workers 45-1011
Food Scientists and Technologists 19-1012
Forest and Conservation Workers 45-4011
Foresters 19-1032
Graders and Sorters, Agricultural Products 45-2041
Hazardous Materials Removal Workers 47-4041
Logging Equipment Operators 45-4022
Natural Sciences Managers 11-9121
Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation designated as a Hot Career 37-3012
Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 53-7081
Soil and Plant Scientists designated as a Hot Career 19-1013
Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant and System Operators designated as a Hot Career 51-8031
Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists 19-1023

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