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Pennsylvania State Game Warden

BECOME A PART OF THE TEAM THAT HAS BEEN PROTECTING PENNSYLVANIA’S WILDLIFE RESOURCES FOR 125 YEARS

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. If you are interested in serving this mission, read on:

Game Warden Recruitment Criteria

All positions require possession of an active hunting license for two years. No two licenses can be valid for any portion of the same time period. Licenses need not be consecutive years or seasons. Licenses will not be accepted for the current license year. Out-of-state applicants must contact their state's wildlife agency and obtain and provide proof of license. This license eligibility review will be done prior to scheduling and testing.

Benefits and Incentives

  • 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

Think you have what it takes?

Game Warden Cadet (Wildlife Conservation Officer) Application 

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