Job: Conservation Officer

Title Conservation Officer
Agency, Location Idaho Department of Fish and Game / Statewide locations in Idaho
Categories Permanent
Job # 13440
Salary $18.04 per hour, Plus Competitive Benefits!
Responsibilities

Protect Idaho’s Wildlife become a Conservation Officer! Conservation Officers work and patrol in Idaho’s mountains, high deserts, on rivers and lakes protecting Idaho’s fish and wildlife. They utilize snow machines, horses, jet boats and 4×4 vehicles. This is not an 8-5 job, but rather one that is flexible; one that often allows you to adjust your schedule so you can make your child’s soccer game. Conservation Officers work in country where most people only vacation. Yes, this is your office. A Conservation Officer’s primary duty is to enforce fish and game laws and investigate wildlife crime. They work together with biologists to collect biological data for wildlife studies, conduct population studies and trap, tag and transplant wildlife. They work with landowners to minimize and resolve wildlife damage problems. Conservation Officers also have hundreds of contacts yearly with the public including sportsmen, landowners, and other citizens where they inform and educate about wildlife. They must be able to relate to our customers, primarily anglers and hunters; therefore, they need to be a good listener and communicator. For further information, please see the announcement at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2471360/conservation-officer.

Qualifications

Please see the announcement at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2471360/conservation-officer.

Closing Date: 09/30/2019

Contact

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/idaho/jobs/2471360/conservation-officer. EEO/Vets Pref.