OUTDOORS & ADVENTURE
A commercial diver is someone who has been trained as an advanced diver and is able to perform a wide range of tasks related to underwater industrial construction.
A construction foreman supervises and coordinates the work of a crew of workers on building projects that range from small projects employing only a few people to massive projects employing many.
Crane operators lift and transport heavy materials and equipment to and from higher and lower levels at locations such as building and construction sites, wharves and shipyards.
Ecologists are concerned with ecosystems as a whole, the abundance and distribution of organisms (people, plants, animals), and the relationships between organisms and their environment.
Electricians install, connect, test and maintain electrical systems for a variety of purposes, including lighting, climate control, security, communications and electronic controls for machines.
An environmental manager is responsible for overseeing the environmental performance of private, public and voluntary sector organisations.
Farmers operate establishments that produce crops, livestock and dairy products. They harvest and sell their goods to produce markets and food companies both nationally and internationally.
A field guide walks or drives safari lodge guests in the game reserve and interprets all elements of nature and wildlife surrounding them. They educate the guests about the large and microscopic elements of the ecosystems, all the while, instilling in them a deeper appreciation of nature and conservation ethics.
Firefighters respond to emergency situations and primarily protect people, the environment and property from all types of accidents and emergencies. They control and extinguish fires, working together as members of fire brigades.
Flight attendants provide routine services and respond to emergencies to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers. They also ensure that the flight deck, where the pilot and co-pilot are, remains secure.
Flight instructors tutor, teach, instruct and lecture how to fly different types of crafts.
A game ranger, also known as a game warden or conservation officer, is a member of law enforcement. This person is charged with protecting wildlife in a specified area to ensure that population levels of certain types of wildlife are kept at biologically successful levels.
Horse trainers, also called equine trainers, work with horses to prepare them for riders, races, trail work and horse shows.
Horticulturists are agricultural scientists dedicated to finding better ways to grow, harvest, store, process and ship fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants.
Journalists (or news correspondents) gather information, prepare stories for print or websites, or make broadcasts that inform us about local, national and international events, and present points of view on current issues.
A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument proficiently, or writes music, as their primary source of income.
At sea, navigating officers are responsible for the piloting of seafaring vessels. They make use of the sun, moon, stars, landmarks, compasses and electronic radio and radar systems to keep the ship on course.
Paramedics provide pre-hospital emergency care, treatment and specialised transport for patients with medical emergencies. They also deal with non-emergency tasks such as hospital admissions, discharges and transfers.
Photographers use their technical expertise, creativity and composition skills to produce and preserve images of people, places, events and objects.
Plumbers are called in to install, repair and examine piping systems that are used for moving water, sewage and gases in and out of buildings.
Professional sportspeople are highly skilled and talented in their chosen sport, and are paid to compete in front of crowds.
A rope access operator works in hard-to-reach areas without the benefit of a scaffold or a work platform. The key word for these highly-trained specialists is safety.
Sailing managers are responsible for the day-to-day running of a sailing training institution. They also teach people to sail yachts and boats, both at sea and on inland waterways like reservoirs, canals and lakes.
Security control room managers are employed by corporations and specialised security companies to protect life and property.
Site engineers perform a technical, organisational and supervisory role on construction projects, setting out and determining the location for above and underground infrastructural installations involved in construction operations.
Swimming teachers help people of all ages and abilities to develop swimming skills and techniques, and to exercise in water.
Telescope operators are the engineers responsible for the maintenance and daily operations of the physical and electronic equipment that make up the telescope and other viewing apparatuses of an observatory.
Tour operators organise and accompany groups of holidaymakers on tours to a wide variety of locations.
Travel agents or consultants assess individual’s and business people’s needs to help them make the best possible travel arrangements, which includes booking flights, hotel rooms and car rentals.
A veterinary assistant is a vital member of any veterinary team providing health care to animals in laboratories, animal hospitals and clinics.
Winemakers, or oenologists, plan, supervise and coordinate the production of wine or spirits from selected varieties of grapes.
Zoologists are biologists who study the structures, characteristics, functions, ecology and environments of living or extinct animals.