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Jobs - Working for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Please Note: Applying for Jobs Has Changed!

Effective February 19, 2019, all applicants will need to apply using the State of Oregon’s new online recruitment system, Workday.

For more information on applying for jobs with ODFW, visit our Application Tips page   


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Please Note: State of Oregon employees will need to apply for state jobs through their Workday account by selecting the Career worklet icon on your home screen and click on Internal-Find Jobs, and type ODFW in the search field.

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Welcome to ODFW’s Employment Opportunities Page!

Being an employee of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) means being a part of an organization whose work touches the life of every Oregonian.

Our statutory mission is to manage Oregon's fish and wildlife resources to prevent serious depletion of any indigenous species, and to provide the optimum economic, commercial, recreational and aesthetic benefits for present and future generations of Oregonians. When you join ODFW, you become a key partner in making that mission successful.

Whether we are improving habitats for fish in coastal rivers, restoring bighorn sheep to their historic range in northeast Oregon or protecting wetlands for migratory birds, our work makes it possible for Oregonians everywhere to enjoy the bountiful natural fish and wildlife resources of this state.

ODFW strives to employ career-oriented individuals and offers unique employment opportunities in a wide variety of challenging occupations. The majority of our employment opportunities are permanent, full-time positions located throughout the state; however, we do have many seasonal positions as well. No matter what your career aspirations are, a career with our department provides for personal growth, advancement and the opportunity to serve as part of a team of dedicated and passionate natural resource professionals and administrative staff.

If you become a member of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife team, you will have the full range of benefits available to you with the State of Oregon. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer retirement and medical benefits, paid vacation days, employee assistance programs, and deferred compensation plans.

Considering a career at ODFW?
(check out the brochure links below)

General Information What do Biologists do? What do Fish or Wildlife Technicians do? What do Seasonals do?

Oregon Colleges and Universities offering Fisheries and Wildlife related degrees:

Interested in a Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Career?

Please view the following links on the Oregon State Police (OSP) website for more information:


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