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Written Examination: TBD

For information call: 617-878-9895
Outside the Boston area call: 1-800-392-6178

Additional information about the examination, eligibility requirements and the application process are available on the Human Resources Division website:

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer.  Women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  We do not recommend or endorse any private school, service or publisher offering preparation and / or publications for this examination and we are not responsible for their advertising claims.
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DUTIES: Environmental Police Officers enforce all general laws of the Commonwealth focusing on the protection of natural resources waterways, commercial and recreational outdoor activities, and federal laws pertaining to the protection of the Commonwealth’s natural resources.  Environmental Police Officer duties may include: investigating accidents and/or fatalities involving hunting, boating, and recreational vehicles; providing a law enforcement presence regarding the environment, public safety and related educational activities within an assigned geographic area; performing basic maintenance and operates motor vehicles, motorboats, snowmobiles, off road vehicles, and related safety equipment.

Entrance Requirements:  
Age Requirement:  As of the posting of this notice, candidates must be at least 21 years of age on or before August 29, 2016, (pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 467 of the Acts of 2004)
Education Requirement: High school diploma OR Massachusetts Department of Education Equivalent.

Minimum Qualifications:
At least 2 years of full-time or equivalent part-time professional or paraprofessional experience in wildlife or fisheries conservation or

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 management, natural resources conservation or management, biological or environmental science, forestry, ecology, marine science, or conservation law enforcement.  Education may be substituted for required work experience.

Fee Waiver Request:  The examination fee may be waived for candidates receiving certain state or federal public assistance, or unemployment insurance.  

Testing Accommodations for People With Disabilities:  If you need special testing accommodations due to a documented impairment, you must submit a letter of support from a qualified professional detailing what type of accommodation you require at the exam site, and such letter must be scanned and attached to this application.  Without such a letter, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to grant your accommodation.  This information is requested only to provide reasonable accommodation for exams, and will not be used for any other purposes.

Current Military Personnel: All military personnel who, in connection with current service, have military orders that indicate their unavailability due to military service on the examination date, are encouraged to file an application and processing fee and request a makeup examination in writing, with a copy of your military orders attached.  Please include in your request your email address, daytime base phone number and/or name and phone number of a friend or family member with whom you have regular contact and entrust with your personal communication.  Requests filed after the application period must also be accompanied by military orders and/or a DD214 and should be submitted no later than 6 months from date of discharge.