Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region


The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is truly a unique place to work – a place where your work can change the world.

Working for the USFWS is more than a career. It is a commitment shared by more than 9,000 men and women representing a diverse range of skills, professions, backgrounds, and specialties who are dedicated to the goal of conserving, protecting and enhancing fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats. Responsibilities include oversight of migratory bird issues, endangered species, marine mammals, freshwater and anadromous fish, and medicinal plants. As we strive to meet this goal we continue to recruit and hire individual with diverse backgrounds and skills at various career levels.

At Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, managers, park rangers, biologists, law enforcement officers, wildland firefighters, foresters, heavy equipment operators, maintenance workers, and administrators all work together to care for the Okefenokee. These dedicated employees of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have committed many years of their lives working to conserve, protect, and enhance the natural and cultural resources of this world-renown refuge. Maybe one day you too can work at this flagship of the National Wildlife Refuge System.

The Division of Human Capital can tell you more about working for the USFWS.  If you are interested in working for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service either at Okefenokee NWR or elsewhere within the Service, these and other federal positions are posted on the USA Jobs website. 

Last updated: June 5, 2013