Game Warden – Statewide, Wyoming

Agency
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Location
Statewide, WY
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$3,709.09 - $4,779.75 Monthly
Last Date to Apply
04/21/2021
Website
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wyoming/jobs/2949983/fwgw08-2021-00038-game-warden-statewide?keywords=00038&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Description
Responsibilities include law enforcement duties, wildlife management data collection; wildlife conflict resolution; depredation investigations; dealing with the public and representing the agency in day-to-day contact with the public. Human Resource Contact: Laura 307-777-4507 laura.curtis1@wyo.gov ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed at the job level. 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 the 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.
Qualifications
**Agency requires that candidates have a Bachelor's degree in wildlife management, range management, biology, zoology, ichthyology, or other closely related fields. Other bachelor degrees may be considered with at least 20 hours of wildlife-related coursework as evidenced on required transcripts. **Agency requires that candidates possess a valid driver's license. **Wyoming State Law requires competitive testing (exam) for wildlife law enforcement positions. See website information at wgfd.wyo.gov/game-warden-exam 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's Degree (typically in Biology) Experience: 0-2 years of progressive work experience (typically in Biology) OR Education & Experience Substitution: 3-5 years of progressive work experience (typically in Biology) Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: None NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Wyoming State Law requires competitive testing (exam) for wildlife law enforcement positions. Willing and able to undergo a background check, which will include fingerprinting. Ability to work independently and ability to act as an observer from small aircraft. Meet physical fitness assessment requirements of Wyoming law enforcement academy. NOTES: FLSA: Exempt Wyoming State Law requires competitive testing (exam) for wildlife law enforcement positions. Must have passed the 2021 Wyoming Game Warden Examination, Exam Registration Deadline – April 5, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., Applicants Must Register to take the Wyoming game warden examination at the following link: wgfd.wyo.gov/game-warden-exam. Successful applicants must pass a comprehensive background check and complete the fingerprinting process prior to appointment. POST certification is required within the first year of employment. Contact information Wildlife Division at 307-777-4585. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: 040-Wyoming Game and Fish Department - Wildlife Division Click here to view the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure. URL: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. Class Specifications are subject to change, please refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most recent version. A complete listing of the State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure can be viewed at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfm. See Human Resource Contact Information in the General Description Section Statewide, WY 82002 Fax: (307) 777-6562 Class Code #FWGW08 Job # 2021-00038 FWGW08-2021-00038-GAME WARDEN-STATEWIDE The State of Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. No notice of eligibility will be sent to applicants who meet the minimum qualifications.
Contact Person
Laura Curtis
Contact Phone
3077774507
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