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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal Federal agency assigned to the protection, conservation and enhancement of fish, wildlife, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.

To accomplish its mission, the Service employs many of the country's best biologists, wildlife managers, engineers, realty specialist, law enforcement agents, and others who work to save endangered and threatened species and conserve migratory birds and inland fisheries.  The Service provides expert advice to other Federal agencies, industry and foreign governments; and manages more than 700 offices and fields stations, among which are;

• 9 Regional Offices
• Over 500 National Wildlife Refuges
• 70 National Fish Hatcheries (raising over 150,000,000 fish a year)
• Field offices in every state
• The Service's headquarters office in Washington DC

The following links provide guidance on student programs that have been established to recruit high quality employees into Federal Service, to support equal employment opportunity objectives, to provide exposure to public service, and to promote education.  These programs include positions in all occupational groups (Professional, Administrative, Technical, Clerical, Wage Grade) within the Service.



To obtain additional information, please contact:

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Diversity and Civil Rights

Brian Lawler (Region 1 - OR, WA, ID, HI)
Phone: 503-231-4789
Fax: 503-231-2322


Bill Johnson (Region 8 - CA, NV)
Phone: 916-414-6630
Fax: 916-414-6486


Last Updated: June 6, 2016
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