Conservation officers work with conservationists to secure and protect natural resources. They assist with research projects or studies to conserve management practices to provide sustained production of forage, livestock and wildlife.
Patrol backcountry areas and other secure sites
Provide emergency services
Manage wildlife/human interactions on the roadways or in campgrounds
The minimum educational requirement to become a conservation officer or a game warden is an associate's degree.
many agencies now require a bachelor's degree in criminal justice, environmental sciences, or biology.
The job market outlook for a conservation officer is good
The annual salary of conservation officer is $40,545.
Conservation officers can be employed by research firms and governmental, environmental and conservation organizations.