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DNR job opportunities
Current DNR job openings
Career, seasonal, part time, student assistant and internship openings are posted on the State of Michigan job openings page. Check the website frequently as vacancy postings are added often.
Seeking applicants for seasonal, part-time and full-time positions
We are currently seeking candidates to fill these high-demand positions.
Additional part-time and seasonal positions
The following are additional opportunities to work for the DNR. While some of these positions, such as AmeriCorps and Michigan CCC, hire year-round, others are only available seasonally.
Become a conservation officer
Conservation officers are fully sworn law enforcement officers who protect Michigan’s natural resources and public health and safety through effective law enforcement and education. They conduct daily patrols using off-road vehicles, boats and snowmobiles to ensure people are following laws and recreating safely. As emergency responders, they respond to general criminal and life-threatening situations.
DNR employees receive much more than just a paycheck! The following are some of the benefits available for eligible employees. Learn more about the benefits of working for the State of Michigan. *Alternate and remote/hybrid schedules not available for all positions.
Potential career paths
Below are some examples of potential careers with the DNR. These are not necessarily active job postings, just examples of various position descriptions within the DNR that we hire for.
Pursuant to section 238 of PA 166 of 2022, the Department of Natural Resources posts this notice that it has adopted a hybrid policy that includes in-person, remote, and alternative work arrangements. The department or agency has the authority to assign and schedule its employees and determine their work location. This policy also provides for work options contingent upon the operational needs of the department or agency. Approval is at the discretion of the department or agency and can be changed or rescinded based upon operational needs. The policy includes which positions may qualify for a work option, how to request one and the requirements necessary for approval.