IDNR is hiring Conservation Police – Learn how to apply!

IDNR’s Office of Law Enforcement currently has a staff of 148 conservation police officers and is looking to expand its ranks by 25 with the newest class of trainees. Applications must be submitted electronically by March 3.

Here is the job description and how you can apply!

Offering competitive pay and benefits, including affordable, employer-sponsored health care, dental, vision, and pension. Employer-furnished equipment, take-home patrol vehicle, flexible scheduling, and much more.

The Application may be found at:…/Springfield…/988619500/

Applications must be electronically submitted by March 3, 2023.

Criteria: Must be not less than 21 years of age or at least 20 years of age and have successfully completed an associate degree or 60 credit hours at an accredited college or university. OR 3 or more years of Active-Duty Military Service honorably discharged prior to applying OR Military service (Active, Reserve, or National Guard), currently serving or honorably discharged, with one or more of the following medals: Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal

For additional eligibility information visit…/ConservationPoliceOfficerCa…

The hiring process will consist of:

Application Submission to Department of Central Management Services

Physical Fitness and Swimming Proficiency Tests

In-person Interview

Medical Examination

Psychological Examination

Background Investigation

Unless previously certified as a Police Officer in Illinois, selected applicants will be required to complete a paid, 16-week police certification at the Illinois State Police Academy. An additional paid, 14-week Conservation Academy must be completed as a condition of employment. During these training academies, selected applicants will be provided meals and lodging on-site, Monday-Friday.

For further information you may call or email your respective OLE recruiting officer: CPO Tom Davis – Recruiting Officer Email: Phone Number: (847) 404-3596