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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Pennsylvania State Game Warden 

The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s mission is to manage and protect wildlife and their habitats, while promoting hunting and trapping, for current and future generations.
Does working outdoors and protecting Pennsylvania's wildlife resources sound like your dream job? If so, consider a career as a Pennsylvania State Game Warden.​

Interested in becoming a Pennsylvania State Game Warden?

The PGC opens an application window based on need, typically in January through February of each year, although that is subject to variation.  

Please sign up for our “Interested in becoming a PGC State Game Warden" email list to be alerted to the next class and receive important updates in our hiring process.  ​

Have questions about our process or want to speak with a recruiter?  Check out the application resources below or contact us at


  • Minimum Education: High school​ Diploma & Successfully Passed HTE ​
  • Drivers License


  • ​Passion for wildlife.
  • Ability to perform law enforcement duties to protect wildlife.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Flexibility in work hours, locations, & conditions.
  • Motivation.


  • Health Care Coverage
  • Visions, Dental & Prescription Plans
  • Paid Holidays & Two Weeks Paid Vacation in First Year
  • Flexible Shifts/Schedules
  • In-Home Office & Office Reimbursement
  • Take Home Patrol Vehicle
  • Early Retirement
  • Training, Promotion & Career Advancement Opportunities
  • All Uniforms & Equipment Provided

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Become a part of the team that has been protecting Pennsylvania's wildlife resources for more than 125 years.


  • For more information please reach out to or call 717.787.4250 x73342 with any questions.​​