Job description

Every fish and wildlife officer plays a vital role in protecting the province’s fish and wildlife.


Your days as a fish and wildlife officer are varied, often exciting and always meaningful – just like your duties:

Enforce laws

  • conduct compliance checks
  • inspect commercial operations
  • conduct surveillance
  • gather evidence
  • execute search and arrest warrants
  • conduct investigations
  • interview witnesses and suspects
  • issue licences and permits
  • prepare trial briefs
  • testify in court

Protect life and property

  • prevent human-wildlife conflict
  • control problem wildlife
  • investigate property damage (eg, livestock) caused by wildlife

Deliver public education and outreach

  • represent us at schools
  • present at community meetings
  • comment to media on operational matters
  • interact regularly with stakeholders – sportsmen, commercial fishers, guides, outfitters, trappers, landowners, industry representatives, general public

Learn more about what fish and wildlife officers do


We hire successful candidates at one of these classifications: