Indiana Conservation Officers are seeking qualified applicants for employment. The recruiting phase is set to end on November 30th, and only those registered by that date will be considered for the recruit school beginning June 2015.
To be considered for employment all applicants must successfully complete an on-line prerequisite test located at http://www.in.gov/dnr/lawenfor/2760.htm .
A new opportunity has been given to all citizens, regardless of age, to learn how to become a successful Indiana Conservation Officer candidate. Officers will be conducting recruiting events in various locations across the state to explain the different steps of the hiring process and how to prepare to be successful. Anyone interested in attending the recruiting events must register on the “Stay in Touch” form located at the above website.
Indiana Conservation Officers are the law enforcement officers with the Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement division. Founded in 1911, the Law Enforcement division is the oldest law enforcement agency for the state of Indiana.
Conservation Officers enforce all state laws, but concentrate their efforts on the laws that affect natural resources, state properties and recreation such as boating, snowmobiles and all terrain vehicles.
Beginning with this hiring process, applicants who have 4 years of continuous active military service and have earned an honorable discharge will be accepted in lieu of the college requirement of an Associate’s Degree or 60 credit hours toward a Bachelor’s Degree.