There are multiple ways to work with us: as an employee of the department, as an employee or service member through a partner organization like those described below, or as a volunteer. Below you’ll find information on jobs with the Department, and at the bottom of this page you’ll find links for finding jobs with partner organizations and volunteer opportunities.
Applying for State Jobs with the Department of Land and Natural Resources
Please check the website regularly for updates. For more information, please visit dhrd.hawaii.gov. DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife is an equal-opportunity employer. For more information see our Civil Rights statement.
More ways to mālama Hawaiʻi
Caring for Hawaiʻi’s natural, cultural, and historic resources is a big task, and many partners and volunteers are engaged in this work. In addition to the state jobs above, consider exploring positions with some of our partners, or inquiring about volunteer opportunities.
Find opportunities with partners: Conservation Connections
Our friends at the Hawaiʻi Conservation Alliance have developed a database you can explore when seeking jobs and service opportunities across Hawaiʻi. Visit Conservation Connections to find opportunities near you.
Hawaiʻi Youth Conservation Corps & Kupu
We administer a Hawaiʻi Youth Conservation Corps for workforce development, training, and service opportunities, including the Green Jobs Youth Corps. Our current partner for providing these opportunities is Kupu, a Hawaiʻi-based non-profit. Visit Kupuhawaii.org to learn more
Volunteering is a great way to get outside and give back. If you’re considering a career in conservation, it’s also a great way to try out different tasks and gain skills. Learn more on our DLNR Volunteer page, or find opportunities with one of our partners via Conservation Connections.