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Range Managers - 19-1031.02

O*NET-SOC Description

Research or study range land management practices to provide sustained production of forage, livestock, and wildlife.

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Conservationist
  • Grassland Conservationist
  • Habitat Management Coordinator
  • Land Management Supervisor
  • Natural Resource Manager
  • Natural Resource Specialist
  • Range Technician
  • Rangeland Management Specialist
  • Resource Manager
  • Wildlife Manager

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


  • Develop methods for protecting range from fire and rodent damage and for controlling poisonous plants.
  • Develop new and improved instruments and techniques for activities such as range reseeding.
  • Develop technical standards and specifications used to manage, protect and improve the natural resources of range lands and related grazing lands.
  • Maintain soil stability and vegetation for non-grazing uses, such as wildlife habitats and outdoor recreation.
  • Manage forage resources through fire, herbicide use, or revegetation to maintain a sustainable yield from the land.
  • Manage private livestock operations.
  • Measure and assess vegetation resources for biological assessment companies, environmental impact statements, and rangeland monitoring programs.
  • Mediate agreements among rangeland users and preservationists as to appropriate land use and management.
  • Offer advice to rangeland users on water management, forage production methods, and control of brush.
  • Plan and direct construction and maintenance of range improvements such as fencing, corrals, stock-watering reservoirs and soil-erosion control structures.
  • Plan and implement revegetation of disturbed sites.
  • Regulate grazing, and help ranchers plan and organize grazing systems in order to manage, improve and protect rangelands and maximize their use.
  • Study forage plants and their growth requirements to determine varieties best suited to particular range.
  • Study grazing patterns to determine number and kind of livestock that can be most profitably grazed and to determine the best grazing seasons.
  • Study rangeland management practices and research range problems to provide sustained production of forage, livestock, and wildlife.
  • Tailor conservation plans to landowners' goals, such as livestock support, wildlife, or recreation.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise others about land management or conservation.
  • Develop agricultural methods.
  • Develop environmental sustainability plans or projects.
  • Develop plans to manage natural or renewable resources.
  • Manage agricultural or forestry operations.
  • Measure environmental characteristics.
  • Mediate disputes.
  • Plan natural resources conservation or restoration programs.
  • Research crop management methods.
  • Research livestock management methods.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

No information available.

DOT Crosswalk Titles

  • Range Manager