Game Warden Exam Rescheduled for July 16

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has rescheduled the district game warden exam for July 16. Previous applicants do not have to reapply and are still eligible to take the test.

The test is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the department’s main office in Bismarck.

Applicants must register no later than July 14 by submitting an online application through the North Dakota State Job Openings website.

Applicants must be at least 21, have a bachelor’s degree at time of hire or an associate degree with either 2 years of law enforcement or wildlife experience, have a valid driver’s license and a current North Dakota peace officer license, or be eligible to be licensed. Candidates must successfully complete a comprehensive background check and must not have a record of any felony convictions.

District game wardens enforce game and fish laws and related regulations in an assigned district and other locations as determined by the department. Wardens normally work alone under varied conditions, at all hours of the day, night and weekends. In addition to law enforcement duties, wardens assist in the areas of public relations, education programs, and hunter and boat safety education.

Salary through training for a district game warden is $4,300 per month. For more information, see the district game warden job announcement on the Game and Fish website,

The test was originally set for June 11.