Conservation Officer Trainee


The class Conservation Officer Trainee is being announced at this time for the purpose of establishing a register to be used in staffing current and future vacancies in the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Conservation Officer Trainees perform fieldwork in the development and maintenance of favorable wildlife conditions by enforcing state wildlife laws and rules.

These positions have a starting salary of $39,661.44; after a successful probationary period of one (1) year, Conservation Officer Trainees are promoted to Conservation Officer I with a beginning salary of $42,931.20.

Applications must be submitted to NH Fish and Game on or before Friday, April 19, 2013.

DATES/PLACE OF WRITTEN EXAMINATIONS:  The written exam will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2013, in Concord, New Hampshire. Those candidates possessing the necessary minimum qualifications for the position of Conservation Officer Trainee will be notified by mail of the date, time, and place of written examination.

HOW TO APPLY:  These positions do not require residency in the State of New Hampshire at the time of application submittal. Candidates must submit a State of New Hampshire Application for Employment that may be secured from the New Hampshire Division of Personnel, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, or any local office of New Hampshire Employment Security. Applications can be downloaded from the New Hampshire Division of Personnel website TDD Access: Relay in NH 1-800-735-2964.

Candidates must describe their training and experience fully on the Application for Employment. This is the information on which review of qualifications is based. Other relevant information can be obtained from the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s website

Completed applications must be submitted directly to the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, Human Resources Section, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord, New Hampshire 03301 or email

For further information on this position, please call the New Hampshire Fish and Game Law Enforcement Division, (603) 271-3127.

Concord, New Hampshire
NH Department of Fish and Game
Human Resources