Human Resources Program

Working with Natural Resources

Graphic of a chemist.Protecting Missouri's resources is a very rewarding job. Careers with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources involve using a wide variety of scientific and technical skills. In addition to math, science and engineering fields, there are opportunities in other job fields that support the department's efforts, including accounting, data management, computer systems, program management, legal counsel and public policy.

Graphic of a naturalist.Department staff work together with landowners, cities and towns, small businesses and industries to protect, preserve and enhance Missouri’s natural, cultural and energy resources. They promote the stewardship of our state’s geology, water and energy resources for future generations.  Department staff also help people enjoy recreational opportunities while they explore Missouri state parks and work to preserve Missouri’s historic places, architecture and archaeology.

Grahphic of a hazardous material worker.If you’d like information on job opportunities with the department, contact our Human Resources Program at 800-361-4827 or 573-751-2518 or by sending an email to Human Resources Program.

In the meantime, read these profiles below from our Missouri Resources magazine to learn more about job opportunities at the Department of Natural Resources: