Conservation Officer

This rewarding career will allow you to work in a productive way to help conserve our threatened wildlife. Conservation Officers are generally employed by government agencies. In some countries, this role may also be called Game Warden or Wildlife Conservation Officer. In the US, you may work for the US Fish & Wildlife Service or in Australia, the Department of Environment.

This role can vary by title. Some examples are:

  • Wildlife Conservation Officer
  • Nature Conservation Officer
  • Biodiversity Officer
  • Sustainability Development Officer

Career Pathways

Which ever pathway you choose it is greatly beneficial to undertake volunteer work in conservation while you are studying. This will provide you with valuable experience and a network of contacts for future employment.