Globally Responsible
Careers in STEM

Nature conservation officer

Nature conservation officers manage and protect the environment, promoting sustainability, educating others and providing information and analysis. Working to protect, manage and enhance the local environment can include grassland, woodland, forests, coastal areas, moorland, mountains and rivers, and, depending on the region, might also include work in marine habitats.

Part of the role is to encourage people to use the countryside and promote awareness and understanding of the natural environment, so you might develop policy which with local and national impact.

Other jobs in this area might have titles such as:

  • conservation assistant or technician
  • project officer or biodiversity officer
  • sustainable development officer
Related SDG Goal
SDG Goal 3: Good health and well-being
SDG Goal 13: Climate action
SDG Goal 15: Life on land

SGR, Globally Responsible Careers 2021