Department of Environmental Protection

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As a Department of Environmental Protections officer, you should know the basic rules and regulations about hunting, fishing, and boating in restricted areas. Be aware that we do not have a season for hunting and fishing so members are allowed to hunt, fish, boat as they please, in authorized areas.



  • Must be Trooper First Class / Senior Deputy + to apply!
  • Must have SUV certification!
  • Cannot have a strike within the past month to apply!
  • Basic knowledge of wildlife, outdoor laws, and regulations!
Mission Statement

The Department of Environmental Protection’s mission is to protect Pennsylvania’s air, land and water from pollution and to provide for the health and safety of its citizens through a cleaner environment. We communicate with local law enforcement and assist with most situations when needed.

DEP Command Staff

Commissioner: [307] Kihnix

Assistant Commissioner: TBD

Executive Officer: [203] Sighted 

DEP Supervisor: [303] Franklin Hinson

DEP Supervisor: [657] Crown

Chain of Command


Assistant Commissioner

Executive Officer

DEP Supervisor

Senior DEP Officer

DEP Officer

DEP Recruit

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