Work for ODNR
Thank you for your interest in exploring employment opportunities with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). We employ more than 2,000 people across the State of Ohio.
ODNR is proud to have a diverse workforce in an array of professions such as law enforcement, information technology, natural resources and environmental sciences, administrative, engineering, and many more. Our employees can be found in every county of Ohio. In fact, few state agencies are as widely spread out or have as many responsibilities that directly and positively touch the day-to-day lives of so many Ohioans.
ODNR jobs are categorized as follows:
- Exempt (non-union) positions
- Non-exempt (union) positions. Non-exempt positions are filled in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement. The two labor unions that represent DNR employees are:
- Ohio Civil Service Employees Association
- State of Ohio Unit 2 Association
The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provider of ADA services.