Ray County Conservation Agent Tammy Pierson includes helping kids discover nature through free fishing programs among her job duties with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Conservation agents enforce the Wildlife Code of Missouri and also help the public through a variety of activities such as educational programs, nuisance wildlife problems, and land management issues.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is accepting applications fromJuly 21 through Aug. 18 for its next class of conservation agent trainees. Selected candidates will undergo 26 weeks of intense training in all facets of law enforcement and resource management.
Those who make the grade will receive county assignments and become the face of conservation in their assigned communities – enforcing the Wildlife Code of Missouri and helping the public with issues such as nuisance wildlife and land management.
To qualify, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the natural sciences or criminal justice.
To apply -- and for more information including salary range, duties and responsibilities, degree requirements, qualifications, and special-ability requirements -- visit the Job Openings section of the MDC website Careers page at mdc.mo.gov/about-us/careers.
Contact MDC Protection Programs Supervisor Cheryl Fey at 573-751-4115, ext. 3819, orCheryl.Fey@mdc.mo.gov with questions.