Careers

​​Join Us in Conserving the Commonwealth’s Fish and Wildlife Resources!

Do you want to be part of an agency that provides opportunities for everyone to enjoy the outdoors by fishing, hunting, boating, recreational shooting, wildlife watching or related activities in Kentucky? Join us in the exciting, innovative and rewarding environment of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR)!

We are Proudly an Equal Opportunity For All Employer.

Employee and Family-Friendly Benefits

We offer our Full Time Merit and Grant Funded Time-Limited (GFTL) employees competitive salaries and benefits that include:

  • A 37.5 hour work week (w/occasional overtime required)
  • Paid Time Off (Sick & Vacation) + Paid Holidays
  • Overtime / Compensatory Time
  • Affordable Health Insurance w/ Optional Health Reimbursement Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Wellness Incentives Program
  • Training/Career Development Opportunities; paid Continuing Education
  • Deferred Compensation program (401K)
  • Employee Discounts on electronics, health & wellness, retail, travel/events/entertainment, services/education

Current Job Openings:


Grade 17
Franklin County
10/8/2021

Wildlife Program Coordinator (Wildlife Diversity)
Grade 17
Franklin County
10/8/2021

Grade 14
Franklin County
10/10/2021

Grade 12
Various Counties
10/12/2021

Grade 14
Floyd
10/21/2021

Grade 10
Ballard County
10/28/2021

If you’d like to be considered for Interim (9 months or less) opportunities within the agency, please apply here.

For assistance applying to this, or any Commonwealth of Kentucky Job, view the Applicant Guide or Join Team Kentucky Personnel Site.