for your interest in working with the Arizona
Game and Fish Department. Learn more about
our opportunities by viewing the links below:
|For Current Openings - Read Instructions on How to Apply
Important Note on how to apply: Find
new openings at azstatejobs.gov below, you will go
Arizona's state-wide job Website, azstatejobs.gov.
This site provides you with access to all
open state of Arizona government jobs, if
you wish to view only Arizona Game and Fish
Department jobs, please:
1. Click on "Search Jobs" on the left hand side.
2. Please enter the letters AGF in
the keyword search field in that site and click "Search".
3. Select specific job and click "Apply" at bottom.
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|About the Department
|The Arizona Game and Fish
Department, under the provisions of Arizona
Revised Statute 17-231 is responsible for
carrying out policy for the management, preservation
and harvest of wildlife. This activity is
carried out under the supervision of the
Game and Fish Director, who also serves as
Secretary to the Game and Fish Commission.
The Commission consists of five members appointed
by the Governor. Commissioners are appointed
for staggered five year terms and by statute
must meet at least quarterly.
The Department employs approximately 500 permanent employees, within four
divisions: Wildlife Management, Special Services, Information and Education
and Field Operations.
A brief description of each division follows:
for projects and programs related to wildlife,
wildlife habitat, fisheries management, nongame
and endangered species, research and enforcement
Special Services Division: Responsibilities include,
finance and accounting, information services, special contracts, planning
and evaluation, purchase and supply, printing, engineering and development
and maintenance of all Department owned equipment and property.
Information and Education Division: Responsibility
for informing the public about wildlife, conservation issues and laws regulating
harvest of wildlife. This is done through its Information, Education, Publications
and Audio-Visual Branches.
Field Operations Division: Responsibility
for field wildlife management, such as wildlife surveys, law enforcement,
customer service and services provided at six regions located in Pinetop,
Flagstaff, Kingman, Yuma, Tucson and Mesa.
The Game and Fish Department does not receive general fund monies. It is
primarily supported by the sale of hunting and fishing licenses, permits
and tags. Excise tax dollars on sporting arms and ammunition and fishing
equipment, which must be matched by the Department, is also a source of
funds. Other funding sources include watercraft registration fees, gas
taxes, the Nongame Checkoff from state income tax donations and Heritage
dollars from the state lottery.
|An equal opportunity,
reasonable accommodations employer, the Arizona
Game and Fish Department complies with the
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
If you need accommodation in the employment
process or this document in an alternative
format, please contact our office at (602)
789-3326 or TTY 1-800-367-8939 prior to the
closing date of the job in which you are
interested. The Arizona Game & Fish Department
is responsible for managing Arizona’s
fish and wildlife resource as an enduring
public trust. In addition, the Department
is charged with promoting safe and responsible
use of watercraft and off-highway vehicles.
Funding is provided from the sale of licenses
and permits; watercraft registration fees;
federal excise taxes on firearms, fishing
equipment, boats, and other sporting goods;
State lottery revenues; donations on State
income tax forms; and various contracts and
grants. Department policy is set by the Arizona
Game and Fish Commission, whose five members
are appointed by the Governor. We stand in
support of equality for and advancement of
all people based on their qualifications
and actions alone without regard to color,
gender, age, religion, national origin, or