Careers

​​​​​Join Us in Conserving the Commonwealth's Fish and Wildlife Resources!

Do you want to be part of an agency that provides opportunities for everyone to enjoy the outdoors by fishing, hunting, boating, recreational shooting, wildlife watching or related activities in Kentucky? Join us in the exciting, innovative and rewarding environment of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources (KDFWR)!

We are Proudly an Equal Opportunity For All Employer.

Employee and Family-Friendly Benefits

We offer our Full Time Merit and Grant Funded Time-Limited (GFTL) employees competitive salaries and benefits that include:

  • A 37.5 hour work week (w/occasional overtime required)
  • Paid Time Off (Sick & Vacation) + Paid Holidays​
  • Overtime / Compensatory Time
  • Affordable Health Insurance w/ Optional Health Reimbursement Account
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement
  • Wellness Incentives Program
  • Training/Career Development Opportunities; paid Continuing Education
  • Deferred Compensation program (401K)
  • Employee Discounts on electronics, health & wellness, retail, travel/events/entertainment, services/education

Current Job Openings:


Grade 9
Ballard County
12/23/2021

Grade 15
Franklin County
12/23/2021

Grade 12
Franklin County
12/23/2021

Grade 12
Franklin County
12/13/2021

Grade 14
Crittenden County
12/7/2021

Grade 14
Barren County
12/14/2021

Grade 14
Mason County
12/17/2021

Need Assistance with Applying?

For assistance applying to this, or any Commonwealth of Kentucky job, view the Applicant Guide or Connect with Us Form.

If you’d like to be considered for Interim (9 months or less) opportunities within the agency, please apply here.