Career Opportunities

Careers with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources

People who work for the Department of Natural Resources are committed to fulfilling the agency’s mission of managing and conserving the state’s natural and cultural resources for future generations. With nearly 2,500 associates working throughout the state, job opportunities within the agency require various levels of education and expertise ranging from a high school education up through advanced degrees. If you are interested in pursuing a career as a Conservation Ranger, Fisheries or Wildlife Biologist, Park Ranger, Environmental Engineer or Historic Preservation Planner, the Department of Natural Resources is the place for you.

DNR Vacancy Announcement

The DNR Vacancy Announcement is used to advertise current vacant full-time positions within DNR. It includes specific information pertaining to each vacancy listed. The DNR Vacancy Announcement is published periodically, as necessary.
 

To view DNR Vacancy Announcement 1 (Expires 8/1/14), click here.

To view DNR Vacancy Announcement 2 (Expires 7/25/14), click here.

The standard State of Georgia Application for Employment is required to apply for most DNR jobs and is available by clicking on the version listed below:

State of Georgia Application for Employment (pdf version) 

State of Georgia Application for Employment (Word version)

State of Georgia Supplemental Work History Page (pdf version)

State of Georgia Supplemental Work History Page (Word version)
 

The State Parks listed below are operated by a private contractor. For employment information at these Parks, please visit www.coralhospitality.com/careers/

Amicalola Falls; George T. Bagby; Georgia Veterans; Little Ocmulgee; Unicoi


 The Human Resources Administration of the Department of Administrative Services also provides information on jobs that are available in state government along with instructions for applying for them at: www.Careers.ga.gov.                                                                                                                                            NOTE: DNR Positions may / may not be advertised on this site.


Important notice about some DNR jobs:

  • Careers in DNR Information: Please click the title to view information on Careers in DNR and other applicant information..
  • Conservation Ranger Employment Information: Please click the title to view information on How to Become a Conservation Ranger (Game Warden) with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
  • DNR Law Enforcement Testing Information: Please click the title to view information on Law Enforcement testing requirements for applicants seeking Law Enforcement positions within DNR.
  • P.O.S.T. Entrance Examination Access Form: Click on the title to open up the form. This form is to be completed and taken with applicants to the test site where they are taking the P.O.S.T. Entrance Examination. 
  • P.O.S.T. Entrance Examination Technial College Location Listing: Click on the title to view the various Technical Colleges in Georgia that administer the P.O.S.T. Entrance Examination. NOTE: Call the telephone number or visit the website address at the Technical College to get times, dates and other testing information. 
  • Internship Opportunities: Please click on the title to view information pertaining to Internship Opportunities with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
  • State Park Lodges: Most positions in the Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Division (PRHS) are advertised in the DNR Vacancy Announcement. However, anyone interested in entry-level visitor service positions at lodge parks including Amicalola Falls, George T. Bagby, Little Ocmulgee, Red Top Mountain, Reynolds Mansion, Smithgall Woods, and Unicoi should contact those sites directly about employment opportunities currently available.

The Department of Natural Resources does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, National origin, disability, age or gender pursuant to applicable state and federal regulations. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the DNR Office of Human Resources:

Office of Human Resources
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, SE
Suite 1258, East Tower
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Phone: 404-656-7560
FAX: 404-657-9837