Current Job Openings at NH Fish and Game
Conservation Officer Trainees: The NH Fish and Game Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Conservation Officer Trainee, for the purpose of establishing a register to be used in staffing current and future vacancies in the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Starting salary: $40,268. Application deadline: December 13, 2013. Click here for more information.
Human Resources at Fish and Game
Fish and Game employees serve in a surprising diversity of roles. The Department employs a total of about 200 full-time staff in its headquarters and regional offices, plus approximately 40 part-time or seasonal workers. We employ biologists and biological aides and technicians at all levels, Conservation Officers, fish culturists, ecologists, land agents, educators, foresters, planners, clerks, accountants, assistants, mechanics, carpenters, computer and data entry workers, administrators, information officers and service workers.
As a State agency, Fish and Game's job descriptions and qualifications are established by the N.H. Department of Administrative Services Division of Personnel. You can find a State job application, current listings for all state agencies, personnel rules and class specifications at the Division of Personnel website: www.nh.gov/hr.
Becoming a Conservation Officer
Many people who are interested in wildlife careers want to learn more about becoming a New Hampshire Fish and Game Department Conservation Officer. Want to learn more about what Fish and Game is looking for in a C.O.? Click here for information from the Law Enforcement Division. Watch this page for announcements of times you can apply for the register (official list) from which potential Conservation Officer trainees are selected for law enforcement vacancies. Interested candidates must reapply each time a new register is created.
Recommended reading materials for Conservation Officer Trainee applicants include Peterson's Guide to Mammals, Peterson's Guide to Birds; Peterson's Guide to Animal Tracks; Peterson's Guide to Trees and Shrubs; Yankee Wildlife, by Hilbert R. Siegler; Wildlife Management Techniques Manual, fourth edition, by The Wildlife Society, Inc.; Trapping North American Furbearers, by S. Stanley Hawbaker; Chapman's Piloting Seamanship and Small Boat Handling; and Be Expert with Map and Compass, by Bjorn Kjellstrom.
Volunteer at Fish and Game
One way to learn more about the work of Fish and Game is to volunteer for the Department. Hundreds of individuals volunteer each year in many different capacities. To learn more about volunteer opportunities at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, click here.
Americans with Disabilities Act
The ADA Coordinator for Fish and Game is Kim Crowley (firstname.lastname@example.org or 603-271-5824)