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Management and monitoring of Mississippi's wildlife resources are important tasks in ensuring that future generations will continue to enjoy our valuable natural resources. The men and women who work in this field conduct research and surveys and manage land and timber, and oversee hunting on public areas. Job opportunities in this area include research and management biologists, technicians, managers for the agency's wildlife management areas, state and park lakes, land and timber managers, and construction crews.

Current Opportunities

  • DWFP - Consv Assoc Biologist - (Cane Mount)
    Deadline to apply for this postion - Friday April 28, 2017

    This is entry-level, professional biological management work in the fields of wildlife, fisheries, ecology and natural resources conservation in the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks. Characteristic duties include responsibility for investigation, collection and evaluation of field or laboratory data; and, conservation development, management and restoration activities related to state-owned and leased lands, wildlife management areas, and waterfowl areas or state parks/lakes, ponds, reservoirs and other public waters. Work is planned or outlined and performed under the close supervision of a higher-level biologist or an administrative or technical superior. Incumbents at the entry level may act as project assistants in the performance of related duties, and supervision may be exercised over subordinate workers.


    A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Wildlife/Fisheries, Ecology/Biology or in Wildlife/Fisheries Conservation/Management, Forestry, Natural Resources, Environmental Science, or General Biology;


    A directly related Bachelor's degree field with thirty (30) semester hours in the wildlife/fisheries emphasis.

    Required Document(s):

    Applicant must provide employing agency evidence of completion of education requirements and a valid copy of his/her transcript to verify course work, when applicable.


    Applicant must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License.


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