New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
Media contact: Dan Williams, (505) 476-8004
Public contact: (505) 476-8000
dan.williams@state.nm.us

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, APRIL 29, 2011:

HELP WANTED: DEPARTMENT HIRING CONSERVATION OFFICERS

Ken BacaSANTA FE -- The Department of Game and Fish is looking for qualified men and women to join the next generation of conservation officers who protect and conserve the state's wildlife.

Recruitment will be through May 12, 2011, for trainees to fill multiple positions statewide.
Qualifications include a bachelor’s degree from a four-year, accredited college, passing a physical fitness test, and successfully completing a five-month training course at the state Law Enforcement Academy. Acceptable college degrees include biology, fisheries science or management, wildlife science or management, animal science, forestry, range science or management, agricultural science, environmental science, wildlife law enforcement, criminal justice, ecology, natural resource science or management, or zoology.

Applicants can find the recruiting notice and application instructions on the State Personnel Office web site, www.state.nm.us/spo.

Interested applicants can get more information about conservation officer duties, educational and physical requirements, training and employee benefits by contacting the Department of Game and Fish Human Resources Office at (505) 476-8028 or visiting the Enforcement page of the Department website, www.wildlife.state.nm.us  or by clicking here.

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