DNR currently seeking candidates for the 2021 Conservation Officer Academy

The Department of Natural Resources in Michigan is hiring conservation officers.

Conservation officers are responsible for enforcing DNR laws and regulations and are stationed in every county of the state.

These fully licensed peace officers enforce laws related to fish and wildlife, state parks, trails and forests, and outdoor recreation activities.

They also serve as first responders to a variety of natural disasters and emergencies.

While duties may vary from season to season, more often they will include:

  • Observing and checking hunters and anglers
  • Enforcing snowmobiling, off-road vehicle and watercraft regulations
  • Enforcing laws that protect the environment
  • Outdoor recreation safety education
  • and Writing criminal case briefs and giving court testimony

In addition to enforcement, Conservation Officers are responsible for education, recreational safety and public outreach, as well as take part in multi-agency operations with the U.S. Coast Guard, Michigan State Police, and more.

To learn more about the position or to apply, visit here.

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