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Careers in protecting wildlife

A list of career profiles categorized as those where people make and enforce laws that will help in protecting wildlife.

The list includes careers where people:

  • Make laws
  • Uphold the laws by physically patrolling the areas and arresting offenders
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Click on the name of a career to view its summary. You can then read more about the career by clicking on the CAREER PAGE link.

Minimum Entry Level: High School

Animal Species: Pets, Critters, Farm Animals, Wildlife

Animal welfare inspectors are law enforcement officials who are responsible for ensuring that animals are treated well. They normally respond to calls for animals in distress.

Also known as:

  • SPCA Inspector
  • Animal Cruelty Officer
  • Animal Control Officer
  • Animal Welfare Investigator
  • Animal Welfare Worker
  • Animal Protection Officer

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Minimum Entry Level: High School Diploma

Animal Species: Wildlife

Anti-poaching rangers are normally armed and highly trained individuals who regularly patrol a pre-defined area to stop or reduce illegal hunting (poaching) of wildlife.

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Minimum Entry Level: High School Certificate

Animal Species: Wildlife

A conservation officer is charged with protecting natural resources, promoting recreational safety, and enforcing environmental protection regulations and laws.

Also known as:

  • Forest Ranger
  • Game Warden
  • Fish and Game Warden
  • Fish and Wildlife Officer
  • Environmental Conservation Officer

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Minimum Entry Level: High School Certificate

Animal Species: Farm Animals, Wildlife

Drone pilots use the drones to survey a specific area or animals to assist in conservation, law enforcement, and anti-poaching.

Drones can also be used for eco-tourism marketing, ecology, game herding, wildlife photography, and search-and-rescue efforts.

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Minimum Entry Level: High School Certificate

Animal Species: Fish

A fishery officer investigates, detects, and protects freshwater and marine life, and also protects the general public from consuming toxic and bacteriologically contaminated fish and shellfish.

Also known as:

  • Inland fisheries enforcement officer
  • Fisheries and Marine Officers
  • Fishery Control Officer

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Minimum Entry Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Animal Species: Wildlife

A wildlife forensic scientist uses scientific techniques and equipment to investigate wildlife-related crimes where animals were hurt or killed, such as illegal smuggling, poaching, and animal cruelty.

Also known as:

  • Wildlife Forensic Specialist
  • Wildlife Forensic Investigator

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