Fish and Game Wardens:

Patrol assigned area to prevent fish and game law violations. Investigate reports of damage to crops or property by wildlife. Compile biological data.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 166
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -0.60 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Critical Thinking
Conflict Management
Work Ethic
Oral Communication
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Employ firearms
Perform tactical law enforcement operations
Serve court ordered documents
Confiscate prohibited or dangerous items
Distribute enforcement citations
Ride horses during law enforcement work
Apply appropriate physical restraint
Serve arrest, search, or seizure warrants
Apprehend suspects or perpetrators of criminal acts
Control situations through non-lethal use of force
Guard area or premises
Identify public safety hazards
Enforce laws, ordinances, or regulations
Issue warnings or citations
Rescue people or animals from dangerous or hazardous situations
Traverse difficult terrains
Capture animals or insects for control, identification, relocation, sale, or research
Attract predatory and game animals using audible calls

Getting Information

Conduct legal searches or investigations
Gather physical evidence
Identify trends and patterns in criminal activity
Investigate accidents to determine causes
Search for missing persons
Analyze evidence or facts
Review maps to determine location or routes
Interview witnesses, suspects, or claimants
Investigate complaints, disturbances, or violations

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.