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Indiana Conservation Officers Are Hiring
Updated November 11, 2016 7:21 AM | Filed under: Natural Resources
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - Indiana Conservation Officers are currently searching for candidates who are interested in working as a specialized law enforcement officer.

Successful candidates are willing to participate in a hiring process consisting of written testing, physical agility testing, background investigation, formal interview, psychological testing, polygraph, Core Values training, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and essentials training.

The job of an Indiana Conservation Officer is complex and crosses quickly from natural resource enforcement, response and education, to criminal and traffic law enforcement. Successful candidates must be willing to work in the environment under extreme conditions and learn to operate a variety of patrol vehicles.

The minimum requirements needed to begin the hiring process are being at least 21 years of age before the graduation date of the fall 2017 Law Enforcement Academy (Nov. 2017), possess an Associate Degree or 60 credit hours completed toward a Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university or 4 years active and concurrent military service.

All interested candidates must pass an on-line pre-screening test on or before November 30, 2016 to be considered for this hiring process. The website may be accessed at and by clicking "Becoming an Indiana Conservation Officer."

"If you believe that you have the qualities that we are looking for we want to hear from you", stated Danny L. East, DNR Law Enforcement Director. "The profession of Conservation Law Enforcement is one of challenge, hard work and discipline and we are searching for those candidates who possess those qualities."

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