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Image slide show of law enforcement personnel and activities, training, patrol boats, K-9 handlers, aircraft, and the Honor Guard
Image slide show of law enforcement personnel and activities, training, patrol boats, K-9 handlers, aircraft, and the Honor Guard
Image slide show of law enforcement personnel and activities, training, patrol boats, K-9 handlers, aircraft, and the Honor Guard
Image slide show of law enforcement personnel and activities, training, patrol boats, K-9 handlers, aircraft, and the Honor Guard
Image slide show of law enforcement personnel and activities, training, patrol boats, K-9 handlers, aircraft, and the Honor Guard
Image slide show of law enforcement personnel and activities, training, patrol boats, K-9 handlers, aircraft, and the Honor Guard
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Image slide show of law enforcement personnel and activities, training, patrol boats, K-9 handlers, aircraft, and the Honor Guard
Law Enforcement Division

The Law Enforcement Division is responsible for protecting Georgia's wildlife populations by enforcing laws, rules and regulations pertaining to game and nongame animals, threatened and endangered plants and animals, exotic animals, boating safety, litter and waste control and other natural resource issues. 

 

 

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What is a Conservation Ranger?

A Conservation Ranger (more commonly known as "Game Warden") is a peace officer certified by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.
A Conservation Ranger enforces wildlife, environmental, boating, and other State and Federal laws, rules, and regulations in assigned areas.  Patrols are made by vehicle, boat, aircraft, ATV and mostly on foot.

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This could be YOU!

Looking for a challenging and exciting career, where you can enjoy the outdoors, serve the public and work on a team where you are valued and appreciated? Ever considered becoming a Conservation Ranger? Great! We are looking for self motivated men and women with a good work ethic and a desire to protect Georgia’s beautiful natural resources and to provide a positive public safety presence for all of our citizens.

We will only be accepting applications from May 1–June 15, 2016. INDIVIDUALS MUST MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED– NO EXCEPTIONS!

These are the minimum qualifications for employment as a Conservation Ranger:
• Be at least 21 years of age;
• Be a citizen of the United States;
• Be eligible to obtain a valid Georgia Driver’s License at the time of appointment;
• Have a minimum distant vision of 20/60 correctable to 20/40 in each eye;
• Must not have hearing loss greater than 24dBA average of 500, 1000 and 2000 frequencies in the better ear

Educational requirements:
Completion of an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university.
OR
Completion of at least 90 quarter hours or 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university.
OR
Completion of an Associate’s degree from a Technical College.
NOTE: Certificates and/or accumulated hours without an Associate’s degree do not qualify.

In addition to the above minimum qualifications:
Applicants who are not P.O.S.T. Certified must pass the P.O.S.T. Entrance Exam to be considered for a Conservation Ranger position. THERE ARE NEW TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR P.O.S.T. CERTIFICATION. CLICK THE WEB LINK BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS ON THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

Applicants who are P.O.S.T. Certified must provide a copy of their P.O.S.T. Certification Certificate when applying.

For more details visit HERE or contact the DNR LE Training Center by EMAIL  or by phone at 478-993-4545.