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Wildlife Officer

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is seeking applicants for the position of Wildlife Officer. These positions are responsible for professional wildlife law enforcement and management work in a defined geographic area of the State.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Participates in the apprehension and arrest of violators of game and fish and boating laws in order to enforce wildlife and boating laws, proclamations, rules, and regulations and observe agency directives, policies, and procedures,

• Conducts patrols in assigned geographic area to monitor and verify compliance with wildlife, and boating laws,

• Investigates boating incidents and prepares boating accident reconstruction reports utilizing scientific measurements, computer animation and diagramming software to illustrate cause and provide evidence for prosecution,

• Documents the extent of crop, private property, or habitat damage due to wildlife depredation, and works with landowners to develop plans to mitigate said damage,

• Operates and patrols from various platforms including 4x4 trucks, ATVS, Patrol Vessels, and Jon Boats,

• Recommends revisions in hunting, trapping, and fishing regulations or in animal management programs as to promote healthy wildlife balances and habitats.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in wildlife or fisheries management, wildlife biology, or other related acceptable field.

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