Join the Michigan DNR’s wildlife team; apply now for summer spots

If you or someone you know is seeking valuable experience working in wildlife conservation – or just an interesting job that gets you outdoors – consider applying for one of 70 summer positions with the DNR Wildlife Division.

The division regularly hires additional people to work with staff at DNR field offices, customer service centers and state game areas. These seasonal employees help in a variety of ways, including:

Assisting with wildlife habitat maintenance and improvement, which may include cutting clearings and adjusting water levels.
Mowing, landscaping and facility maintenance duties.
Handling tasks related to wildlife surveys, nuisance animal control and equipment operation and maintenance.
“These positions are perfect for college students, anyone looking to re-enter the workforce, and seniors or retirees who want to be more involved in the outdoors,” said Jennifer Schafer, DNR Wildlife Division human resources liaison.

Learn more about seasonal wildlife positions – and other openings throughout the department – at; scroll to the Seasonal and Temporary Positions section.

Questions? Contact Jennifer Schafer at 517-284-6163.