Careers

Join Us in Conserving the Commonwealth's Fish and W​ildlife 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.



STAFF SPOTLIGHT


Dr. Christine Casey

Wildlife Veterinarian
Wildlife Division

As the Wildlife Veterinarian, Dr. Casey heads up the Wildlife Health Program for the agency. She oversees the state's wildlife disease surveillance programs and coordinates with state and federal partners to monitor and mitigate disease risks. She leads development of health policy recommendations, and communicates to the public about complex wildlife health issues such as Avian Influenza and Chronic Wasting Disease.


"Staff Spotlight" introduces you to our employees and their varied expertise, as well as the diversity of jobs, programs, and initiatives of the department.

Nathan Sangter, video producer holding up a camera Here, Dr. Casey provides anesthesia to elk, life-captured for data collection and being fitted with tracking collars before release back into the wild.


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 12
Location Varies​​​​​
​4/17/2​0​24​​​

Grade 09
Location Varies​​​​​
​11/15/2024

Grade 15
Franklin County
​4/21/2024

Grade 12
Barren County
​5/2/2024

Grade 12
Butler County​​​​​
​5/2/2024

Grade 12
Caldwell County
​5/2/2024

Grade 12
Meade County​​​​​
​5/2/2024

Grade 12
Nelson County​​​​​
​5/2/2024

Grade 12
Rowan County​​​​​
​5/2/2024

Seasonal Conservation Camp Openings:​​​​


Grade 05​
Camp Currie - Marshall County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Grade 05
Camp Wallace - Wayne County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Grade 05
Camp Webb - Carter County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Grade 11
Camp Currie - Marshall County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Grade 11
Camp Wallace - Wayne County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Grade 11
Camp Webb - Carter County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Cook II (Interim)​
Grade 10
Camp Currie - Marshall County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Cook II (Interim)​
Grade 10
Camp Wallace - Wayne County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Cook II (Interim)​
Grade 10
Camp Webb - Carter County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024​
Grade 09
Camp Currie - Marshall County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Grade 09
Camp Wallace - Wayne County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Grade 09
Camp Webb - Carter County​​​​​​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Office Support Assistant (Interim)​
Grade 08
Camp Currie - Marshall County​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Office Support Assistant (Interim)​
Grade 08
Camp Wallace - Wayne County​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Grade 08
Camp Webb - Carter County​ ​​
7/1/2024​

Registered Nurse (Interim)​
Grade 14
Camp Currie - Marshall County​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Registered Nurse (Interim)​
Grade 14
Camp Wallace - Wayne County​​​​​
​7/1/2024

Registered Nurse​ (Interim)
Grade 14
Camp Webb - Carter County​ ​​
7/1/2024​

​Need Assistance with Applying?​​

For assistance applying to this or any Commonwealth of Kentucky job, view the Applicant Guide or Connect with Us Form.

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