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State Game Warden, Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism will be accepting applications for the testing and assessment of individuals for entry level Natural Resource Officer Position within the Law Enforcement Division. Successful applicants will become part of a pool of eligible applicants that may receive offers for employment as a Natural Resource Officer I, commonly referred to as a Game Warden, or Conservation Officer. Interested individuals are required to have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college. Preference given to individuals with coursework pertinent to the Game Warden profession.

TYPE:  Full Time

SALARY:  Beginning hourly salary, $19.16; group health and life insurance; retirement; holidays; sick and vacation leave; and optional programs such as deferred compensation, and FSA and HSA accounts


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college and a valid driver’s license. Preferred degrees include but are not limited to: Fisheries, Wildlife, Conservation Ecology/Management/ Biology, Biology with Field Coursework emphasis, Environmental Ecology, Wildlife Range Management, Wildlife, Outdoor Enterprise Management and Criminal Justice.  Applicants receiving a Bachelor's degree by June 1st, 2018 will be considered for the current hiring announcement.


Qualified applicants must register with the State of Kansas by completing the personal information registration form at http://www.da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/. A State of Kansas Applicant ID Number will be provided. Qualified applicants must submit ALL of the following items:

1)Letter of interest, which includes your State of Kansas ID Number;
2)Detailed resume, including a valid email address;
3)Transcript material (copies of official transcripts or unofficial student copies are acceptable as long as the degree is conferred);
4)KDWPT employment application located at  http://ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Jobs;
5)Authorization to release information form** located at  http://ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-Info/Jobs

**additional information can be obtained at http://ksoutdoors.com/KDWPT-info/jobs.

CLOSING DATE:  03/16/2018