07/11/13 Indiana Conservation Officers are beginning a hiring process on July 31st. Anyone interested in being considered must pass an on-line prerequisite test that may be found at http://www.in.gov/dnr/lawenfor/2760.htm. The prerequisite test must be completed before August 15th, 2013 to be considered for employment during this hiring process.
Indiana Conservation Officers are employees of the Law Enforcement Division of the Department of Natural Resources and have been a state law enforcement profession since 1911. When fully staffed, 214 Conservation Officers carry out the statewide law enforcement duties which include natural resource laws, outdoor recreation laws, DNR property regulations, boating laws, off-road vehicle laws, environmental laws and Fish and Wildlife laws.
Successful candidates for this hiring process must be 21 years of age prior to February 24th, 2014, have an Associate’s Degree, or higher, from an accredited college or university, or have completed at least 60 credit hours toward a Bachelor’s Degree. The above listed website has additional tips that will assist interested applicants to prepare themselves to become a top candidate for this career.