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Kentucky Fish and Wildlife seeking Conservation Officer Recruits

September 16, 2011

FRANKFORT, Ky. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will be advertising for 28 conservation officer recruit positions beginning at midnight on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011.
Applicants must create an account online through the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet website and apply to the posting, which will be open for 10 days.
The size of the recruit class depends on the vacancies at the time, said Capt. Myra Minton, acting assistant director of the Law Enforcement Division of Kentucky Fish and Wildlife. By the time we hire this class, it will be almost two years since the last hiring.

28 conservation officer recruit positions beginning at midnight on Friday, Sept. 16, 2011

To be eligible to apply, prospective recruits must meet one of the following requirements: an associate degree or 54 semester hours from a college or university; two years of sworn law enforcement service; two years of military service or four years of fish and wildlife related experience.
Candidates will be required to pass a written exam, a physical fitness test, drug testing, psychological testing and an oral interview process. The target date for this hiring is Jan. 16, 2012, said Minton. Recruits are graded, and the top recruits get their choice of counties.
Counties where conservation officers may be assigned include: Bath, Boyd, Breckinridge, Butler, Carroll, Clinton, Estill, Fulton, Grant, Hardin, Pulaski, Lewis, Livingston, Magoffin, McCracken, Meade, Ohio, Oldham, Pike, Rockcastle, Russell, Taylor, Trimble, Union, Warren, Washington, Wayne and Wolfe.
Conservation officers patrol Kentuckys woods, fields and waterways, enforcing hunting, fishing and boating laws. Officers help preserve and protect Kentuckys outdoor tradition and heritage.

Media Contact: Art Lander Jr 1-800-858-1549, ext. 4414

2 Responses to Kentucky Fish and Wildlife seeking Conservation Officer Recruits

  1. Preston Cleary on September 30, 2012 at 3:48 pm

    Hey im a cpl of the united states marine. Im about to get out the service soon and I have always wanted to be a conservation officer in kentucky, its part of the reason I became a marine. Im currently in afgainistain right now but I would really appreciate guidence from you so I can acheive this dream to become kentuckey conservation officer. thank you for your time.

  2. Patrick Bailey on November 7, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    Hey my name is patrick Bailey I have a one year old baby girl and a wife that I have to support.I have worked in the coal industry the last 4 years and have recently got laid off due to the lack of sales in the industry. I have 70+ college hours and do qualify.I have hunted and fished pretty much my whole life i love the outdoors and i just want a job to wake up to every day that i would love and i really would love my job as a conservation officer, I know i would, so any help at all from you guys would be greatly appreciated.

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