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DLNR News Release-Recruitment to Open for State Conservation Enforcement Officers, March 25, 2018

Posted on Mar 25, 2019 in Latest Department News

(Honolulu) – The DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) is beginning recruitment for Conservation & Resources Enforcement Officer (I) positions to fill vacancies across the state.

DOCARE Enforcement Chief Jason Redulla explained, “Since these positions do not require any previous law enforcement experience, we expect a large number of people will be interested in applying. We have a limited number of positions available and anyone interested in applying should do so as soon as possible.”

This CREO job recruitment, for both permanent and temporary positions, will be advertised on the State of Hawai‘i jobs website, operated by the Dept. of Human Resources Development and this is also where people can submit their applications and other required documentation.

Basic qualifications include:

  • Minimum age of 21 at the time of application
  • Two years of general work experience
  • Meet federal and state firearms regulations
  • Able to swim 100 meters within three minutes
  • Able to hike one mile within 20 minutes
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Applicants subject to background & fingerprint clearances, pre-employment drug testing

To apply and submit documents on online

(Recruitment begins Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 12:00 a.m.):


For questions related to the application process:

State Recruiting Office

(808) 587-1111

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(All images/video courtesy: DLNR)

HD video – DOCARE Academy graduation, Nov. 30, 2018:


Photographs – DOCARE Academy graduation, Nov. 30, 2018:


Media Contact:

Dan Dennison

Senior Communications Manager

(808) 587-0396

[email protected]