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Find out how to contact us, and learn how we sustain Missouri's healthy forests, fish, and wildlife. More


Agents Emery and Baldridge help area youth understand their job as an agent
Agents Justin Emery and David Baldridge meet with area families to help them determine if a career as an agent is right for them. More

Burn Boss

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MDC Burn Boss Tom Jingst has one of the hottest jobs in the world. He leads a crew that starts and puts out prescribed fires. When used carefully, fire can keep shrubs out of grasslands, create forest openings so young trees get sunlight, and provide habitat for animals. More


Browse Missouri Department of Conservation job openings, apply online, explore employee benefits, browse sample job descriptions, and apply for an internship. More

Careers in Conservation

Discover the wide variety of career opportunities available with the Missouri Department of Conservation with this video. More

Careers in Forestry

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The job market is greening up for forestry professionals. More

Conservation Agent

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Ray County Conservation Agent Tammy Pierson includes helping kids discover nature through free fishing programs among her job duties with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Conservation agents enforce the Wildlife Code of Missouri and also help the public through a variety of activities such as educational programs, nuisance wildlife problems, and land management issues. “No two days are ever the same,” Pierson says. “That’s one of the best things about being a conservation agent.” More

Conservation Agent Career

Read this downloadable brochure to find out what a conservation agent is, what duties they perform and the training necessary to become one. More

Conservation Agent Recruitment in Missouri

Conservation agent recruitment video on YouTube. More

Dent County man honored as MDC Conservation Agent of the Year

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Jason Midyett named 2012 Conservation Agent of the Year
Congratulations to Dent County Conservation Agent Jason Midyett! More