Montana Girl Bored With Your Job? Change to This Exciting Career
Montana has always been known for its job opportunities, and for extending those options beyond traditional gender roles. Just think of how ground-breaking it was for the state to elect Jeanette Rankin as the first woman in Congress, four years BEFORE the 19th Amendment.
But what about if you're a stay-at-home girl trapped in a boring inside job when you'd rather be outside enjoying the great outdoors Montana is known for?
That's where Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks offers a career that does just that.
While traditionally you might think of handsome men in those FWP Game Warden uniforms, there are actually a number of "women wardens" who also work across the state.
And you could join their ranks
FWP's Law Enforcement Division is holding its first-ever "Women's Warden Workshop" on September 16th at Montana WILD in Helena. The workshop is open to anyone 16 and older who is interested in becoming a warden. So it presents an opportunity for not only women wanting to change careers but younger women who are just entering full-time work.
The workshop will answer your questions
If you go to the workshop you'll learn more about what a warden does every day, which is an interesting and varied assignment. You could be investigating a poaching case, helping to corral a trouble-making bear, asking sportsmen's questions, helping local law enforcement, keeping people safe and even teaching a class.
The workshop will cover the process of becoming a warden and opportunities to meet FWP's female wardens who are already on the job. There will be presentations of cases, mock investigations, and some opportunities to ride along with a warden.
Registration isn't required. Montana WILD is FWP's outdoor education center in Helena. Anyone who is interested in becoming a warden, but can't make the workshop is welcome to contact Warden Brooke Shelly by email.
For more information about FWP's Law Enforcement Division click here.