Conservation Program Officer Salary

A Conservation Program Officer earns an average salary of $61,349 per year.

$30,050 - $75,927
MEDIAN: $61,348

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$30,050 - $75,927  
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$31,614 - $75,788  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25
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Job Description for Conservation Program Officer

Conservation program officers are law enforcement officials who focus on the enforcement of laws that preserve and protect nature, including natural resources and wildlife. Conservation program officers may also enforce local or state laws that are violated within their jurisdiction limits, such as traffic and drug laws. In addition to law enforcement duties, conservation program officers are also responsible for enforcing hunting licenses and limits. They also promote wildlife preservation through educational presentations.


Conservation Program Officer Tasks

  • Organize, execute, and lead conservation department activities.
  • Advocate for the on-going care and maintenance of the collection and set the standard for ethics and responsibility.
  • Act as the primary museum officer and point of contact for conservation issues, concerns, or questions.
  • Maintain and manage the department budget and develop a long-term conservation plan for the collection.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
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63 %
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 26%