Law Enforcement


Becoming a Conservation Officer

Answer the following questions.

  1. Are you looking for a rewarding career?
  2. Are you self motivated?
  3. Do you enjoy working with people one on one or in groups?
  4. Do you believe it's important to conserve and protect our natural resources?
  5. Do you enjoy helping people have a safe and enjoyable time in the outdoors?

If you answered yes to any of the last five questions, you may have made the first step to a rewarding career opportunity.

Steps to apply for a Conservation Officer Position

  1. You can apply for this position on the internet at Mississippi State Personnel Board.  Under Job Openings, you will search under the department labeled "DWFP - WILDLIFE AND FISHERIES" for the "Law Enforcement Officer I (Degree)" job title.
  2. The Personnel Board will notify the applicant if there is a problem with their application, or inform them if they are eligible.


When can I expect to be contacted by MDWFP concerning my application?

  • Conservation Officer's are normally hired once a year.
  • We ask for a register of eligible applicants from the Personnel Board.
  • If your name appears on the register, you will receive a pre-interview packet from us.


All the Questions and answers you need to know about becoming a Conservation officer.

North Region

457 CR 36 Box 100
Enid, MS 38927
(662) 563-6222

Central region

506 Highway 43 South
Canton, MS 39046
(601) 859-3421

South region

1201 N. Clark Avenue
Magnolia, MS 39652
(601) 783-2911


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