Strict Standards: Non-static method PageInfoOperations::LoadPageInfoByContentAlias() should not be called statically in /home/ladders/public_html/index.php on line 117
Oswego Career Ladders - Adventure Tourism and Recreation

You are here: Home » Hospitality » Adventure Tourism and Recreation

Adventure Tourism and Recreation

High School Plus Training

Charter Fishing Captain - Offers the use of their boat and fishing expertise to provide guided fishing expeditions to paying customers. Charter captains are licensed by the Department of Environmental Conservation. They must hold current certification in Community First Aid, CPR, and Community Water Safety through the American Red Cross or an acceptable equivalent. No salary/wage data available.

Golf Teaching Professional - Can be employed at both private and public country clubs, golf schools, driving ranges, golf learning centers, indoor facilities, high schools and colleges. Custom club making adds another dimension to the profession. Golf Teaching professionals also hold positions as managers of both public and private golf facilities. No salary/wage data available.

Greens Keepers and Maintenance - Depending on its size, a golf course can have a Greens Keepers Team of between two and thirty people. Working in all weather - and at unsocial hours when a big tournament is coming up - they ensure the greens are in superb condition. No salary/wage data available.

Marine Engine Mechanic - Repairs and adjusts the electrical and mechanical equipment of inboard and outboard boat engines. Most small boats have portable outboard engines that are removed and brought into the repair shop. Larger craft, such as cabin cruisers and commercial fishing boats, are powered by diesel or gasoline inboard or inboard-outboard engines, which are removed only for major overhauls. They may also work on other boat equipment. Average wage $15.84/hr.

Two Years of Education or an Associates Degree

Fish Hatchery Technician - Applies knowledge of management and fish culturing techniques to produce fish for stocking into public waters across the state. The specialized equipment and modern facilities available at the hatchery allows the Department of Environmental Conservation to produce large numbers of healthy fish. Fish are stocked for several reasons. Some are stocked to enhance recreational fishing, others to restore native species to waters they formerly occupied. Average salary $40,100/yr.

Bachelors Degree or Higher

Environmental Conservation Officer - Sworn police officers involved in the enforcement of the Environmental Conservation Law in order to protect the State’s natural resources and environment. They investigate complaints in order to detect and document both state and federal Environmental Conservation Law felonies, misdemeanors and violations. Environmental Conservation Officers meet with school groups, service groups, regulated community and hunter’s and angler’s clubs to promote compliance with environmental conservation law, which includes fish and wildlife law. Average salary for ECO Trainee 1 $40,859/yr. Upon completion of the 2-year traineeship, salary is $55,400/yr.

Fishery Biologist - Restore imperiled aquatic species, removes barriers to fish passage, prevents and controls aquatic nuisance species, monitors fish populations and health, develops fishery management plans, raises fish through captive propagation, and other activities in support of a wide variety of fish and other aquatic resources. Average salary $56,900 /yr.