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Game Commission Career & Volunteer Opportunities

 

State Game Warden Careers

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has a duty to manage the commonwealth's wild birds and mammals for current and future generations and is looking for men and women willing to make a career-long commitment to this mission. If you are interested in a unique law enforcement career, take time to review the information below and consider if this demanding, but fulfilling lifestyle is for you.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission will begin recruiting the 32nd class of Wildlife Conservation Officer Cadets at its Ross Leffler School of Conservation in Harrisburg.

The State Civil Service Commission will begin accepting applications on or about January 28, 2019 until February 23, 2019 or until 1000 applications are received, whichever occurs first.

The class will report for training in March of 2020 and graduate in 2021.

The agency is seeking up to 35 qualified candidates who have a genuine interest in becoming a Pennsylvania Wildlife Conservation Officer.

For more information on the position please visit www.pgc.pa.gov and click on Information & Resources and then on Career and Volunteers

Applications will only be accepted online. To view the announcement and apply please visit www.employment.pa.gov on or after January 28, 2019.

To be eligible to test you must have completed 60 college credits or have two years and a minimum of 400 service hours as a commissioned Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officer for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or have four years of active duty military service with honorable discharge.


Pennsylvania Game Commission Careers

Commonwealth of PA Internal Job Opportunites page lists openings that are ONLY for current and former Commonwealth employees. Some positions are also available for current and former local government employees who have held civil service status

If you do not have this experience, please visit the Commonwealth of PA Job Opportunities page for a complete listing of employment opportunities available for ALL job seekers.

 

The Following Civil Service Exams are Closed:

Currently, Civil Service has closed the tests listed on this page due to technical updates, so they are not available until further notice. Please note, the Game Commission is working on requesting the Forest Technician and Forester tests to reopen in the near future. Please check either this site or the Civil Service Commission website for future opening dates as they become available.

Information Technology Generalists and Administrators
Applications Developers and Administrators
Forest Ast Managers and Program Specialists
Forester – closed until further notice
Forest Tech – closed until further notice
Licensed Professional Geologists
Wildlife Maintenance Propagator
Surveyor
Survey Technician
 

Additional information, including minimum experience and training required, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at www.scsc.pa.gov under the "Job Seekers" tab.

Employment Applications 

Commonwealth of PA Internal Job Opportunites page lists openings that are ONLY for current and former Commonwealth employees. Some positions are also available for current and former local government employees who have held civil service status

If you do not have this experience, please visit the Commonwealth of PA Job Opportunities page for a complete listing of employment opportunities available for ALL job seekers.

 

Additional Opportunities