Game Warden Pilot Exam Set

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The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has scheduled an examination to select candidates for the position of game warden pilot. The test is scheduled forMarch 18 at 10 a.m., at the department's main office in Bismarck.

Applicants must register to take the exam no later than  March 14, by submitting anonline application  through the North Dakota State Job Openings website.

Game warden pilot applicants must have  a commercial pilot's license for a single engine land with an instrument rating, and hold an FAA Class II medical certificate. Candidates also must have a minimum of 200 hours total flying time and have a clean record without any felony convictions.

In addition, applicants must be  at least 21 years of age and have a bachelor's degree at time of hire (tentative hire date is  June 1), have a valid driver's license and a current North Dakota peace officer license, or be eligible to be licensed. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills in communications and writing.

Job duties include day and night flights involving  enforcement, administrative and other fish and wildlife related flight activities.  Responsibilities also include enforcing game and fish laws and other related regulations.

Salary through training is $3,800 per month. Upon successful completion of training, the salary is $4,136 – $6,894 per month. Wardens also receive the state benefits package, including travel allowance. Uniforms and other equipment are provided.