Current Job Openings at NH Fish and Game

How to Apply: Interested in applying for a job you see posted below? Click here to learn how to submit your application.

BIOLOGICAL AIDE: To carry out piping plover protection efforts including monitoring nesting birds and their habitat, collecting, maintaining and summarizing data into a final report, coordinating beach management and volunteer efforts, and maintaining equipment necessary to conduct protection efforts. Deadline to apply: March 6, 2015. Read more...

LABORER (Karner Blue Butterfly & Pine Barrens Habitat): To assist in all aspects of the Karner blue butterfly and Pine Barrens habitat restoration including assisting with captive rearing of Karner blues at all life stages in a lab setting, monitoring wild Karner blue butterflies, and assisting with habitat restoration efforts including planting, and collecting seeds, and maintaining equipment necessary to conduct restoration efforts. Deadline to apply: March 11, 2015. Read more...

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:

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 Thomas Bourgault ( or 603-271-2496)

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NH Fish and Game Dept.
11 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301

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