MDC Taking Applications for Agent Trainees

JEFFERSON CITY MO -- The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is accepting applications for the next class of conservation agent trainees. MDC’s Protection Division will select a handful of candidates from hundreds of applicants. These select candidates will then undergo 26 weeks of intense training in all facets of law enforcement and resource management. Those who make the grade will receive county assignments and become the face of conservation in their assigned communities – enforcing the Wildlife Code of Missouri and helping the public with such issues as nuisance wildlife and land management.

To qualify, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the natural sciences or criminal justice. The application deadline is July 22.

For more information, including salary range, duties and responsibilities, qualifications, core competencies and special-ability requirements, and to apply, visit the Career Openings section at www.MissouriConservation.org. Contact MDC Protection Programs Supervisor Cheryl Fey at 573-751-4115, ext. 3819, or Cheryl.Fey@mdc.mo.gov with questions.