Duties as a Wildlife Manager
Now accepting applications for Wildlife Manager positions.
Wildlife Managers are a valuable resource to Arizona. They are the Department’s main enforcement officers and are required to carry and use firearms. Wildlife Managers are assigned to Wildlife Manager districts where they are required to be the Department “on the ground” point of contact, as well as the local area expert in wildlife, fisheries and habitat management. They are the most visible Department representative and, in essence, serve as the Department’s ambassador within local communities.
Duties will vary by Wildlife Manager district and include
- Recommending and assisting with habitat improvement projects
- Conducting game surveys and making hunt recommendations
- Assisting with wildlife and fisheries surveys and management activities
- Performing information and education activities such as public outreach
- Conducting Hunter Education programs
- Conducting wildlife law enforcement patrol and investigations
- Making arrests and serving warrants
- Preparing comprehensive case reports
- Testifying in court
- Operating four-wheel drive vehicles and watercraft