Land Management Law Enforcement Officer (Federal Wildlife Officer)

This position is closed.



  • Apprehends, detains, arrests, and/or issues citation to violators of federal, State, and local laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Detects and investigates criminal activity pertaining to Service lands and responsibilities, including arson, theft, breaking and entering, vandalism, air and water pollution, and destruction of property.
  • Enforces laws and regulations concerning the possession, use, distribution, trafficking, cultivation, and manufacture of controlled substances on FWS lands.
  • Investigates violations of federal and state fish and wildlife laws including poaching illegal hunting, and illegal use aircraft for hunting or other illegal commercial activities.
  • Maintains liaison, exchanges information and coordinates on-going law enforcement activities with Federal, State, Tribal, and local law enforcement officials, and other Refuge law enforcement staff and Special Agents.
  • Analyzes and assess the existing level and type of resources devoted to the Refuge law enforcement program, including developing evaluative reports outlining recommendations for improved methods to accomplish organizational goals.
  • Prepares investigative case files by documenting findings and facts, obtaining witness statements and copies of official records.
  • Reviews completed investigation or incident reports to ensure compliance with policy and tracks activity trends to identify systematic problems and recommend corrective action and initiate approval recommendations.