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Indiana Conservation Officers Holding Recruiting Events
Updated September 14, 2016 7:16 AM | Filed under: Natural Resources
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(UNDATED) - Indiana Conservation Officers are seeking qualified applicants for anticipated upcoming hiring processes.

People interested in pursuing a career in conservation law enforcement should visit the Becoming an Indiana Conservation Officer website at http://www.in.gov/dnr/lawenfor/2760.htm.

Those interested should complete and submit the "Stay in Touch" form on website to be notified of additional recruiting events and additional phases of the hiring process. To be considered for employment, the Pre-Screening Test found on the Becoming an Indiana Conservation Officer website must be completed prior to November 29th, 2016.

To be qualified to pass the pre-screening test a person must be a U.S. citizen, be 21 by October 20th, 2017, have an Associate's Degree from an accredited College or University or 60 credit hours toward a Bachelor's Degree or, 4 years active concurrent military service with an honorable discharge by May 22nd, 2017. Applicants must also be able to pass the minimum Indiana Law Enforcement Academy physical fitness requirements

Indiana Conservation Officers are fully empowered police officers employed by the Law Enforcement Division of the Department of Natural Resources and enforce all state laws. Primary duties include enforcement of fish and wildlife laws, natural, historical and cultural resource laws, boating laws and outdoor recreation laws. We are also the primary law enforcement presence at Indiana state parks, fish and wildlife areas, and state nature preserves.

District Six Conservation Officers will be conducting recruiting events to provide further information about job duties and responsibilities, requirements and preparation for physical fitness testing, requirements and preparation for written testing and oral interview, preparation for core values training (recruit school), and an overall look at the proposed 2017 hiring process.

The first two events in September will be the same class. You will only need to attend one. We will focus on understanding the job duties and preparing for the written exam. The second events in October will repeat each other as well, however they will focus on the physical fitness requirements. Business casual clothing is appropriate for this event. However, those participating in the physical fitness portion of the event are encouraged to bring clothing appropriate for exercise.

At these events you will have an opportunity to experience the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy physical fitness entry standards to prepare for the official testing that will be held on a later date. These events are being held to benefit and prepare those interested in the career of a lifetime, but are entirely voluntary.

The District Six Recruiting Event Schedule is as follows:

  • Saturday September 17th: Morgan Monroe State Forest Conference Center 9:30 a.m., 6220 Forest Rd. in Martinsville, (Most GPS's will take you the forest office. Please stay on Main Forest Road until you see a sign indicating the Forestry Conference Center).
  • Thursday September 22th: Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area at 6 p.m., 7970 S Rowe St. in Edinburgh.
  • Sunday, October 16: Morgan Monroe State Forest Conference Center 6 p.m. at 6220 Forest Rd Martinsville,(Most GPS's will take you the forest office. Please stay on Main Forest Road until you see a sign indicating the Forestry Conference Center) *physical fitness*.
  • Monday October 17: Atterbury Fish and Wildlife Area 6 p.m., 7970 S Rowe St. Edinburgh, IN * physical fitness*


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