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.
- Investigate hunting accidents and reports of fish and game law violations, and issue warnings or citations and file reports as necessary.
- Serve warrants, make arrests, and compile and present evidence for court actions.
- Protect and preserve native wildlife, plants, or ecosystems.
- Promote or provide hunter or trapper safety training.
- Seize equipment used in fish and game law violations, and arrange for disposition of fish or game illegally taken or possessed.
- 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.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™ 16.0; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: + 2.6%
National: + 4.7%
Four: Considerable Preparation Needed
Highest ($50,000 and up)