Indiana Conservation Officers to host recruiting event in Greene and Putnam counties

INDIANA – Anyone interested in becoming an Indiana Conservation Officer is encouraged to attend one of two identical recruiting events that DNR Law Enforcement’s District 5 will host in Greene and Putnam counties. The same material will be covered at each event.

The first is Wednesday, May 18, at 6 p.m. in Greene County at the Goose Pond Fish & Wildlife Area Visitor Center. The address is 13540 West County Road 400 South, Linton, IN 47441.

The second is Saturday, May 21, at 9 a.m. in Putnam County at the Cagles Mill Lake (Lieber State Recreation Area) Nature Center. The address is 1317 W. Lieber Road, Suite 1, Cloverdale, IN 46120. Gate fees will be waived for those attending this event.

District 5, located in west-central Indiana, includes Sullivan, Greene, Parke, Putnam, Vigo, Owen, Clay, and Vermillion counties.

Each event will cover critical portions of the 2022 Indiana Conservation Officer hiring process, including duties of a conservation officer, preparation for the written exam and core values training, and physical agility testing requirements. Participation at either event does not guarantee participants a position.

To see if you qualify to be an Indiana Conservation Officer and to complete the pre-screen exam, see and click on Become a Conservation Officer.

Questions regarding the District 5 recruiting events should be directed to ICO Cole Hollingsworth, 765-635-8114,