Conservation Officer Resume Samples

Conservation Officers are responsible for protecting nature and wildlife by enforcing laws and regulations related to hunting, fishing, and the protection of natural resources. These officers patrol designated areas to detect illegal activities and respond to complaints and incidents. The job duties relating to the post listed on the Conservation Officer Resume are – investigating poaching, gathering evidence, writing reports on their findings, patrolling designated areas, responding to complaints and incidents, investigating poaching, gathering evidence, and providing public education. They may also assist other law enforcement personnel.

Skills needed to be a successful Conservation Officer include good communication and observation skills, the ability to work independently, and physical fitness. They need knowledge of conservation laws and regulations, as well as the ability to conduct investigations and collect evidence. A Bachelor’s degree in wildlife management, ecology, or a related field is usually required for a Conservation Officer position. Most states also require Conservation Officers to be certified and/or licensed.

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Conservation Officer Resume

Objective : As a Conservation Officer provided public safety law enforcement services to the Community under the authority of SMSC resolutions, ordinances, and statutes. Worked jointly with other neighboring law enforcement agencies, providing resource and recreation protection according to applicable statutes, regulations, and policies.

Skills : Project Management, Project Management, Research.

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Description :

  1. In charged of investigating and patrolling for wildlife violations as well as any other violations.
  2. Worked closely with the County Attorney while investigating crimes.
  3. Worked closely with the State Biologists in the area and Helped with wildlife surveys and any other duties they need help with.
  4. Wrote reports that are reviewed by various individuals and agencies.
  5. Worked with other law enforcement agencies when help is needed and Worked with other officers, task forces, and the public.
  6. Enforced game, fish, boating, and park laws and regulations and other criminal and traffic laws as required to fulfill the responsibilities of a state peace officer. 
  7. Prosecuted boating under the influence cases, investigate boat accidents and promote boating safety/education. 
            Years of Experience
            Experience
            0-2 Years
            Experience Level
            Level
            Entry Level
            Education
            Education
            High School Diploma


            Conservation Officer Resume

            Objective : As a Conservation Officer, decorated military and law enforcement professional transitioning from a career in law enforcement to a career in sales. Highly motivated to leverage 12 years of achievements and field training experience to provide dedicated service as a salesman. Investigated prospective Department of Natural Resources employees; Assisted in emergencies such as floods, storms, tornadoes, and forest and grass fires; Supervised the recovery of the bodies of drowning victims.

            Skills : Training & Development, Public Speaking, Leadership, Public Relations, Safety, Teamwork, Customer Relations, Microsoft.

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            Description :

            1. Enforced Game and Wildlife Code Manage a force of six deputy officers Conduct school programs Manage Hunter Education courses.
            2. Actively patrolled assigned areas to prevent and detect crimes.
            3. Conducted thorough investigations of serious injury and fatal hunting accidents.
            4. Apprehended offenders and conducted interviews and interrogations and Assisted in special investigations and crime prevention programs.
            5. Ran personnel recruitment background investigations and interviewed potential job candidates.
            6. Administered field activities and community outreach programs of WCN's signature projects for marginalized communities in rural areas - Adult Literacy Program and Livelihood Enhancement Program.
            7. Supported writing proposals and was responsible for handling and mobilizing conservation volunteers on various WCN activities.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Junior
                      Education
                      Education
                      High School Diploma


                      Conservation Officer Resume

                      Objective : As a Conservation Officer, maintained laws and regulations related to wildlife and environmental conservation. Educated all sectors of the local community, including schools and colleges, and raise awareness of environmental issues and nature conservation workpromote and implement local and national biodiversity action plans in partnership with local and national statutory and voluntary organizations.

                      Skills : Arc GIS, Research, Environmental Conservation, Community Outreach, Environmental Health, Sustainable Development.

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                      Description :

                      1. Ensured that there are no illegal activities taking place on state lands, forest reserves, wildlife, and forest products.
                      2. Enforced Forestry & Wildlife Act, the National Parks & Protected Areas Act, the Forests Act, and some law enforcement actions on the Water & Sewage Act.
                      3. Searched, seized, and arrested apprehended perpetrators search their person, property, and effects, and seize wildlife, forest products, and gear used to hunt and acquire wildlife and forest products illegally.
                      4. Issued licenses and permits and sale of timber Supervised casual workers and train new employees.
                      5. Conducted field investigations, and inspections, and patrolled a designated area of the state.
                      6. Coordinated enforcement efforts with other officers and agencies both public and private at the municipal, state, and federal levels.
                      7. Provided informative educational programs using appropriate visual aids and materials, for various audiences interested in wildlife.
                                  Years of Experience
                                  Experience
                                  2-5 Years
                                  Experience Level
                                  Level
                                  Junior
                                  Education
                                  Education
                                  High School Diploma

                                  Conservation Officer Resume

                                  Summary : As a Conservation Officer, promoted compliance with environmental legislation through public education, public involvement, and awareness. Enforced provincial and federal environmental regulations governing the protection of wildlife, fisheries, and natural resources, and have the authority afforded that of a peace officer as outlined under the criminal code.

                                  Skills : Proficient in Microsoft Office, Exceptional organizational.

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                                  Description :

                                  1. Conducted Climate Change Awareness programs in schools and colleges to make students aware of nature conservation and environmental protection in 20 (out of 75) districts.
                                  2. Prepared other state cases for prosecution and assist with the prosecution process as required. 
                                  3. Assisted in preparing federal cases for prosecution as required in cooperation with the Fish and Wildlife Service. 
                                  4. Performed game, fish, and boating censuses compile boating accident statistics, game, and fish stocking/rescue operations, game/fish banding and tagging, depredation control operations, and maintain landowner contacts. 
                                  5. Completed wildlife management and park duties as assigned. 
                                  6. Prepared and presented hunter education, aquatic education, wildlife management, and conservation enforcement programs, including presentations on radio and television. 
                                  7. Completed and submitted related reports and maintained necessary records.
                                    Years of Experience
                                    Experience
                                    10+ Years
                                    Experience Level
                                    Level
                                    Senior
                                    Education
                                    Education
                                    High School Diploma

                                    Conservation Officer Resume

                                    Summary : As a Conservation Officer, conducted investigations of swimming, hunting, boating, auto, and other accidents as well as thefts and vandalism on Department of Natural Resources properties, wildlife damage complaints, and timber thefts. Inspected tree and shrub (nursery) dealers, water, oil, and gas wells, classified forests, passenger boats, bait dealers, and wildlife permit holders.

                                    Skills : Knowledge of wildlife and conservation, Analytical.

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                                    Description :

                                    1. Patrolled assigned areas to detect, investigate, and control game law violations and Checked licenses and permits of hunters, anglers, and park visitors.
                                    2. Collected and compiled data and biological activities for wildlife management strategies and resolving wildlife issues.
                                    3. Enforced game and fish laws and other wildlife-related regulations and Conducted environmental health education within the local community as assigned by the department.
                                    4. Operated and maintained snowmobiles, boats, and patrol vehicles and Enforced safety regulations for hunting and fishing parties.
                                    5. Enforced laws, rules, and orders relating to wildlife, environmental protection, and public safety. Arresting violators of game law and presenting them in court.
                                    6. Found suppliers and craftspeople who have the skills and materials required to carry out work in keeping with the age of the building.
                                    7. Sourced and applied for grants to help fund conservation work.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      10+ Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Senior
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      High School Diploma

                                      Conservation Officer Resume

                                      Headline : As a Conservation Officer, made arrests, issued citations and warnings, and appear and testify in court, as well as obtained, prepared, and submitted evidence. Performed public relations duties such as public speaking, radio and television programs, attending meetings, fairs, sporting events, and related functions; Engaged in special projects such as wildlife surveys and court proceedings.

                                      Skills : Communication, Physical fitness, and outdoor.

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                                      Description :

                                      1. Ensured that all work complies with internationally accepted conservation standards and national legislation and policy, including health and safety guidelines.
                                      2. Provided advice and consultation to residents, landowners, councils, and other bodies, which can be in the form of formal reports, writing leaflets, arranging displays, and giving talks.
                                      3. Assessed and recommended buildings and areas for conservation and produced area appraisals and schedules of work.
                                      4. Represented conservation issues to planning and development policymakers both locally and nationally.
                                      5. Assisted with enforcement action to protect threatened buildings or conservation areas.
                                      6. Visited sites, inspected and surveyed historic sites and buildings; get involved in regeneration projects that have heritage, community, economic and environmental benefits.
                                      7. Advised on planning applications and guided new developments that affect the repair or alteration of historic buildings, areas, and sites.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      5-7 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      High School Diploma

                                      Conservation Officer Resume

                                      Objective : As a Conservation Officer, aided and instructed the general public on such matters as water safety, firearms, boating, camping, fishing, hunting, trapping. Patroled on foot, by boat, car, ATV, or plane, reservoirs, lakes, rivers, streams, and State and Federal forests, Department of Natural Resources properties, and rural areas; Provided information, and explain laws and regulations to the public.

                                      Skills : Problem-solving, Leadership.

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                                      Description :

                                      1. Worked alongside heritage and conservation groups, as well as local and national government agencies to develop policies and strategies for building conservation.
                                      2. Canvassed public opinion and dealt with public inquiries, providing information as required.
                                      3. Planned and supervised long-term environmental projects and Estimated restoration and conservation costs.
                                      4. Gave advice and prepared reports as required on the condition, future prospects,s and potential of sites or buildings.
                                      5. Undertaken frequent patrols of assigned areas and closely examine any complaints regarding violations of wildlife protection laws, river pollution, illegal fishing, or hunting with the help of patrol trucks and boats.
                                      6. Prepared educational presentations on aquatic preservation, management of various wildlife, and conservation enforcement, for speaking engagements on television and radio.
                                      7. Carried out census reviews of fish, game, and boating; aggregated data on boating accidents, fish tagging, and wildlife depredation.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      0-2 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Junior
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      High School Diploma

                                      Conservation Officer Resume

                                      Summary : As a Conservation Officer, performed emergency services when required and keep all park sites secure, oversaw the interactions between different wildlife and humans in common grounds like roadways.

                                      Skills : Planning, Presentational Skills.

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                                      Description :

                                      1. Assisted with research projects or studies to conserve management practices to provide sustained production of forage, livestock, and wildlife.
                                      2. Followed technical standards and specifications used to manage, protect and improve the natural resources conservation.
                                      3. Set patrol backcountry areas and other secure sites, provide emergency services, manage wildlife/human interactions on the roadways or in campgrounds, and encourage visitors to develop a sense of stewardship for park resources.
                                      4. Participated in the management of forage resources through the fire, herbicide use, or re-vegetation to maintain a sustainable yield from the land.
                                      5. Constructed and maintained water shed and soil-erosion structures and Utilized equipment for monitoring conservation structure and navigation.
                                      6. Provided public education for visitors to convert the site and Participated in possible human or animal search and rescue activities.
                                      7. Offered advice regarding water management, forage production methods, and control of the brush.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      7-10 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Consultant
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      High School Diploma

                                      Conservation Officer Resume

                                      Headline : As a Conservation Officer, planned and implemented schemes aimed at protecting, managing, and improving natural habitats, increasing awareness of conservation in the community, monitoring the sustainable use of land and resources, and providing a balanced viewpoint in the nature versus urban development debate.

                                      Skills : Monitoring, Organizational Skills.

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                                      Description :

                                      1. Educated all sectors of the local community, including local schools and colleges, and raise awareness of environmental issues and nature conservation work.
                                      2. Maintained and developed own knowledge and skills, especially with regard to the knowledge of developments in policy, legislation, and international regulations.
                                      3. Promoted the concept of sustainability to the public, colleagues, and fellow professionals through talks, tours, literature, displays, and workshops.
                                      4. Evaluated and monitored features of nature conservation interest in habitats.
                                      5. Assessed applications for funding from other organizations and Liaised with the media to publicize organizations or conservation sites.
                                      6. Dealt with inquiries from the public and Organized, supervised, and trained supporting paid, staff and volunteers.
                                      7. Maintained effective records using IT database systems and Prepared applications to get funding and grants.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      5-7 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      High School Diploma

                                      Conservation Officer Resume

                                      Summary : As a Conservation Officer, enforced laws, regulations, and rules dealing with permits and licenses, fishing, hunting, trapping, shooting, boating, snowmobiles, all-terrain vehicles (ATV), and forest fire prevention. Enforced criminal and traffic laws on properties owned, licensed, or leased by the Department of Natural Resources.

                                      Skills : Planning, Implementational Skills.

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                                      Description :

                                      1. Promoted and implemented local and national biodiversity action plans in partnership with local and national statutory and voluntary organizations.
                                      2. Contributed to planning and policy development for sustainable management, including input into environmental impact assessments.
                                      3. Provided advice to clients, employers, community groups, landowners, planners, and developers.
                                      4. Prepared and implemented annual management plans based on ecological surveys and scientific observation.
                                      5. Educated young people, and those considering entering the profession, through talks and seminars at local colleges and universities.
                                      6. Assisted with the delivery of a high-quality conservation and urban design service in line with national and regional planning policy guidance.
                                      7. Assisted with and/or lead the preparation and review of Conservation Area Appraisals and Management Plans.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      7-10 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Consultant
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      High School Diploma