Fish and Game Wardens
- Patrol assigned areas by car, boat, airplane, horse, or on foot to enforce game, fish, or boating laws or to manage wildlife programs, lakes, or land.
- Protect and preserve native wildlife, plants, or ecosystems.
- Promote or provide hunter or trapper safety training.
- Provide assistance to other local law enforcement agencies as required.
- Address schools, civic groups, sporting clubs, or the media to disseminate information concerning wildlife conservation and regulations.
- Recommend revisions in hunting and trapping regulations or in animal management programs so that wildlife balances or habitats can be maintained.
- Inspect commercial operations relating to fish or wildlife, recreation, or protected areas.
- Collect and report information on populations or conditions of fish and wildlife in their habitats, availability of game food or cover, or suspected pollution.
- Survey areas and compile figures of bag counts of hunters to determine the effectiveness of control measures.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 2.6%
National: + 1.6%
Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)