Training/qualifications

 

     Interested in becoming conservation officer? Like working outdoors, working with people and communities? Below are some of the requirements:

      To qualify as a GLIFWC conservation officer, a person must have at least 60 college credits and complete basic training, which is a sixteen-week basic recruit academy.

 In addition, all GLIFWC conservation officers gain their First Responder certification as well as certification as instructors for hunter, snowmoible, ATV, and boating safety classes.

     GLIFWC conservation officers also must participate in annual training sessions that include:
         Firearm
         Ice rescueice rescue
         Evasive driving tactics
         Ground defense training.

 

     Physical fitness tests are also performed bi-annually.

 

     Other requirements for an effective conservation officer

 

snowmobile

 

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