DENVER - Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for a few dedicated professionals who are passionate about managing Colorado’s wildlife resources to become the agency's newest District Wildlife Managers.
District Wildlife Managers are the state's front-line wildlife managers. DWMs are responsible for enforcing Colorado's game and fish regulations, but they also take the lead on wildlife management projects, conduct extensive community outreach and help educate Colorado citizens about living with wildlife.
DWMs live in the communities where they work and serve a multi-function role that combines the responsibilities of game warden, wildlife biologist and ambassador for Colorado's rich wildlife heritage.
This is one of the few entry-level positions in the wildlife field that allows a recent college graduate or a seasoned professional seeking a career change the opportunity to have an immediate impact on wildlife.
Today's District Wildlife Manager is someone who:
Has a bachelor's degree in biology or a natural resources-related field
Has experience in the outdoors
Has exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Will agree to and pass a background check
Will successfully complete training as a peace officer
Colorado has a long tradition of hiring the best-qualified, talented and dedicated professionals to help manage Colorado's wildlife resources. In working to maintain this tradition, the hiring process is rigorous and competitive. Candidates are encouraged to begin the application process early. The application deadline is Sept. 13, 2011.
To view this job announcement, please visit the DOW website at: www.wildlife.state.co.us/Jobs
For more information about District Wildlife Managers, please visit the DOW website at: http://wildlife.state.co.us/Jobs/DistrictWildlifeManagerWildlifeOfficer/
To view or print a promotional flier for this job opportunity, click here: http://wildlife.state.co.us/SiteCollectionDocuments/DOW/Jobs/Brochures/DWMInsert.pdf
For more information about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us.