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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – For decades, employees at the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) have been conserving and protecting Missouri’s fish, forests, and wildlife. A long legacy of dedicated women and men have turned their passion for nature and the outdoors into satisfying careers.

Join a team that shares a vision of healthy fish, forest, and wildlife resources where all people can appreciate nature. MDC is looking for professionals with a fresh perspective, positive attitude, embracing spirit, and a passion for conserving Missouri’s resources and sharing lifelong experiences with future generations.

“MDC hires people in all corners of the state to ensure Missouri is a great place to discover nature, and we’ve been doing that since 1937,” said Michelle Dobbins, MDC Talent Acquisition Manager. “Whether you’re an engineer or a forester, we can offer a working environment where you can grow your skill set alongside experts in their fields.”

Job opportunities range from entry-level conservation positions, to engineering, IT development, and professional support roles. Whether you have an advanced degree or are simply passionate about nature, MDC would like to hear from you!

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