We employ lots of agents, fisheries biologists, foresters, and wildlife biologists to help us protect and conserve Missouri’s forests, fish, and wildlife. But we also need accountants, programmers, and IT specialists, among many others. Use this section to browse job openings, apply online, explore employee benefits, browse sample job descriptions, and apply for an internship.

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Job Openings FAQs

Browse frequently asked questions about using the Online Application System to apply for a job at the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Sample Job Descriptions

Browse the Missouri Department of Conservation's sample job descriptions and the qualifications needed to fill them.

Employee Benefits

Get acquainted with the scope of benefits for full-time MDC employees, and use related resources to make informed decisions and update your info.

Retiree Information

Access the MDC Benefits Portal.

Conservation Agent Career (pdf, 1 MB)

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

Physical Fitness Test for Agent Trainees (pdf, 150 KB)

This six-page, black-and-white document details physical training and tests that trainees must pass to become conservation agents.

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Our Magazines

Conservationist Magazine

Our monthly publication about conservation in Missouri--free to all residents.


Xplor Magazine for kids

Xplor helps kids find adventure in their own backyard. Free to residents of Missouri.

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