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DNR job opportunities
The Michigan DNR is passionate about the outdoors, wildlife, conservation, history and outdoor recreation. We are a family of passionate people who work together to connect people to the natural world and support conservation in Michigan.
Join a team of enthusiastic, nature-minded folks with a love for the outdoors, a commitment to service and a shared excitement for the future.
Featured seasonal and temporary positions
Become a conservation officer
Conservation officers are fully sworn law enforcement officers who protect Michigan’s natural resources and the environment, 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 fish and game laws and recreating safely. As emergency responders, they respond to general criminal and life-threatening situations.