Career Progression/Promotions/Assignments

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Career Progression

 

The Career Path of a Game Warden includes:

  • Conservation Ranger 1
  • Conservation Ranger 2
  • Conservation Ranger 1st Class
  • Conservation Ranger 1st Class 2
  • Conservation Corporal
  • Conservation Sergeant
  • Conservation Lieutenant
  • Conservation Captain
  • Conservation Major

 

Job Summary / Promotion Criteria

Conservation Ranger 1

Under supervision, interprets and enforces the state laws, rules and regulations provided for the conservation and protection of natural resources. This is the entry/training level of the Conservation job series.

 

Conservation Ranger 2

Under general supervision, interprets and enforces the state laws, rules and regulations provided for the conservation and protection of natural resources.

Promotion Criteria - At least one year of experience as a Conservation Ranger 1 and completion of the Ranger Academy and the Field Training Officer (FTO) Program.

 

Conservation Ranger 1st Class

Under broad supervision, interprets and enforces the state laws, rules and regulations provided for the conservation and protection of natural resources.

Promotion Criteria - Three years of experience with at least one year as a Conservation Ranger 1 and at least two years as a Conservation Ranger 2.

 

Conservation Ranger 1st Class 2

Under limited supervision, interprets and enforces the state laws, rules and regulations provided for the conservation and protection of natural resources.

Promotion Criteria - Eight years of experience with at least one year as a Conservation Ranger 1, at least two years as a Conservation Ranger 2 and five years as a Conservation Ranger 1st Class.

 

Assignments

Applicants for Game Warden positions must be willing to work anywhere in the state of Georgia. Assignments vary from county responsibilities to boating safety positions on lakes, reservoirs, and coastal saltwater.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Information

For additional information on becoming a Game Warden, please call the DNR Training Academy in Forsyth, GA at (478) 993-4540 or e-mail the Academy at DNR.Training.Academy@dnr.ga.gov

  Written inquiries must be submitted to:

  DNR Training Academy

  1000 Indian Springs Drive

   Forsyth, GA 31029