Employees (USFWS); Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Personnel; Work of the Service
This is a brochure describes the roles and responsibilities of United States Fish and Wildlife Service wildlife inspectors. It gives information on what must be done to pursue a career as a wildlife inspector.
What benefits do inspectors earn?
Wildlife inspectors enjoy all the
benefits of Federal employment,
including a generous retirement
plan with substantial investment
opportunities. Inspectors earn 13 to
26 days of annual leave each year
Aquatic animals; Aquatic environments; Biological control; Habitat conservation; Invasive species; Population control; Work of the Service;
This is a plan to prevent zebra mussels and other aquatic nuisance species from spreading westward. This document includes background on the issue, including the current and potential impacts, ecological, economic and otherwise, the spread of these...
Inspectors clear legal imports and
exports, and stop shipments that
violate the law. They make sure that
wildlife imports and exports are
accompanied by the required permits
and licenses, and verify that the
contents of shipments match the
Wildlife inspectors work closely
with Service special agents and
counterparts from the U. S. Customs
Service and other Federal agencies
that police international trade.
They staff special enforcement
task forces that conduct inspection
Law enforcement; International affairs; Employees (USFWS);
General brochure about wildlife inspection as a career. Wildlife inspectors of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service are the front-line defense against the illegal wildlife trade, a criminal enterprise that threatens species worldwide. These...
Brochure about careers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. To accomplish its mission, the Service employs many of the country’s best biologists, wildlife managers, engineers, realty specialists, educators, law enforcement agents, and others...