Conservation Programs Specialist – Habitat Asset Management

Full Time


Position Details: Full-Time, Permanent Salary: Starting salary at $52,700, based on a 35-hour work week. Salary for this position will commensurate with each individual’s education and/or experience as it relates to the position. Location: Yorkton,SK/Hybrid Closing Deadline: September 18th, 2023 (11:59PM EDT) Who We Are Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of the nation’s leading conservation organizations, is a passionate community of people who believe that nature is the foundation of strong communities, a prosperous economy and a sustainable future that supports the hopes and dreams of the next generation. Together, we conserve and restore some of the most valuable and threatened landscapes on the planet.

What You Will Do As a member of the Saskatchewan Operations Team, you will be responsible for the for managing DUC habitat properties through conducting field inspections, coordinating land management activities such as grazing, fencing and haying, monitoring DUC held conservation easements as well as inspection, management, and operations of DUC’s engineered wetland projects in Saskatchewan. You need to be an enthusiastic team player and an effective communicator with the ability to build positive working relationships with fellow DUC staff, municipal and provincial government staff, project landowners, and other conservation agencies. You possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills. You are self-motivated, enjoy a complex, changing environment and can manage numerous projects within tight deadlines.

Your minimum 1-3 years experience and knowledge of resources management, habitat management and landowner relations make you the ideal candidate for the position. Requirements A post-secondary degree or technologist diploma in a related discipline; equivalent practical field experience will also be considered. Strong planning, reporting, administrative and project management skills. Basic mechanical aptitude.

Experience with GPS, MS Office and satellite imagery interpretation. Experience with operating ATVs. Ability to work long hours outdoors and perform strenuous and physical tasks. Experience supervising contractors would be an asset.

An understanding of rural agricultural, industry and conservation practices would be considered an asset. Awareness of provincial Occupational Health and Safety practices. A valid class 5 driver’s license. What We Offer 3 weeks’ vacation with paid personal and sick days Comprehensive compensation & benefits package Hybrid work arrangement How to Apply Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff.

Let us know if making a difference is important to you. If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration. DUC is proud to be recognized as a non-profit employer of choice. When nature is diverse, the Earth thrives.

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