Wildlife Employment Opportunity at NMDGF

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Department hiring conservation officers

SANTA FE — The Department of Game and Fish is looking for qualified men and women to join the next generation of conservation officers who protect and conserve the state’s wildlife.

Recruitment is open now and will end Feb. 7, 2014, for this position. The Department has multiple positions statewide.

Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from a four-year, accredited college, passing a physical fitness test, and successfully completing a five-month training course at the state Law Enforcement Academy. Acceptable college degrees include biology, fisheries science or management, wildlife science or management, animal science, forestry, range science or management, agricultural science, environmental science, wildlife law enforcement, criminal justice, ecology, natural resource science or management, or zoology.

Candidates selected will be required to show verifiable proof that they have been awarded the appropriate degree at the time the application is submitted. Applicants can find the recruiting notice and application instructions on the State Personnel Office web site,www.state.nm.us/spo. ;

Interested applicants can get more information about conservation officer duties, educational and physical requirements, training and employee benefits by contacting the Department of Game and Fish Human Resources Office at (505) 476-8028 or visiting the Enforcement page on the Department website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us  or by clickinghere.