Game Warden

Employer
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location
Wyoming (US)
Salary
Salary range: $3454-$4318/month starting with opportunities to move up to Sr. Game Warden
Posted
Jan 29, 2019
Closes
Mar 30, 2019
Sector
Government
Discipline
Wildlife Biology
Job Level
Entry level
Employment Type
Full time, Permanent
Salary Type
Salary
  • Job Description
    • Participates in research projects and population surveys.
    • Assists in providing information on wildlife education, law enforcement and management.
    • Gathers and compiles data into statistical information to meet requirements of periodic or other reports.
    • Patrols assigned areas to check for violations of game and fish and watercraft laws.
    • Carries out a variety of tasks in the habitat development and propagation of wildlife.
  • Job requirement specifics
    • To qualify for the exam, applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree in wildlife biology, range management, biology, zoology, or other wildlife related field, or be on track to earn the degree by August 1, 2019.
  • General Knowledge
    • Knowledge of basic concepts, principles and practices of wildlife management, animal biological processes.
    • Knowledge of game and fish statutes and regulations, and of enforcement of game and fish laws and regulations. 
    • Knowledge of wildlife and fish species identification and life history.
    • Knowledge of game and fish statutes and regulations, and of enforcement of game and fish laws and regulations.
    • Knowledge of population ecology.
    • Knowledge of methods, techniques and regulations pertinent to the investigation, court procedures and prosecution of violators in wildlife, hunting or fishing, and watercraft related criminal cases.
    • Knowledge of watercraft safety.
  • Full time
  • Salary range- $3454-$4318/month
  • Benefits- Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement
  • Means of applying
    •  Wyoming State Law requires competitive testing (exam) for wildlife law enforcement positions.
  • Contact information
    • Trevor Meadows - Game Warden
    • Wyoming Game and Fish Department 5400 Bishop Blvd, Cheyenne, WY 82006
    • wgf.wildlife@wyo.gov
    • 307-777-4585
  • Employer-The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is the state government agency involved with the management of Wyoming’s wildlife and enforcement of wildlife statutes and Commission regulations. The department’s motto is: “Conserving Wildlife, Serving People.”
  • Web Site-wgfd.wyo.gov/game-warden-exam