Job & Partnership Opportunities

Job & Partnership Opportunities

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If you’re passionate about protecting Hawaiʻi’s natural and cultural resources, consider a position or partnership role with the Division of Forestry and Wildlife. There are several pathways to do this, described below. DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife is an equal opportunity employer. For more information see our Civil Rights statement.

Wondering what kind of people work for or with the Division of Forestry & Wildlife? Check out our videos with Forestry & Wildlife staff talking about how they got into this field and what it means to them to be able to give back to Hawaiʻi’s natural and cultural resources.

Jobs at the Department of Land and Natural Resources

View current openings for civil service, non-civil service, and other opportunities at the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Human Resources Development website Careers page. You may also find opportunities specific to the Department of Land and Natural Resources at the DLNR Jobs page.

Positions with other conservation entities

The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife works with a large number of  conservation groups in Hawaiʻi, such as the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaiʻi, non-profits, or others. The Division of Forestry and Wildlife is part of the Hawaiʻi Conservation Alliance, which manages an opportunities website called Conservation Connections.

Hawaiʻi Youth Conservation Corps and opportunities with KUPU

The Division of Forestry and Wildlife offers periodic opportunities for Americorps members through various programs, such as the Hawaiʻi Youth Conservation Corps and the Conservation Leadership Development Program, managed by KUPU. We aim to provide opportunities across the breadth of our program areas, including wildlife, forestry, native ecosystem protection, invertebrate conservation, education and outreach, Geographic Information Systems, and more. For current opportunities, you can contact our office or visit the KUPU website.

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KUPU members and partners at a DLNR DOFAW worksite