Conservation Program Technician Summer Position

Employer: Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC)

Location: Brandon, Manitoba

Number of positions: 1

Type of positions: Full Time (Mid-May to Late August)

Education required:  Available for work between mid-May and late-August (approximately 15 -17 weeks)  Full-time student between the ages of 17 and 30  The position is based on funding where the successful candidate must be a full-time student in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full time basis in the next academic year

Experience required:  Experience driving manual transmission, farm tractors, operating ATV’s, and towing trailers  Navigating with landowner maps (legal descriptions)  GIS capabilities, familiar with GPS units  Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word  Valid driver’s license; some travel within Southern MB  Ability to work flexible hours, overnight, and with a strong work ethic  Comfortable working as part of a team or independently  Must have a passion for conservation, the environment and the outdoors.

Wage/Salary: TBD

Duties: Day-to-day operation and maintenance of DUC’s upland projects which may include seeding, chemical and mechanical weed control, conducting controlled burns, and sign installations. You will be planning field activities within a team environment. You will also be responsible for assisting annual project establishment, management inspections, and shop & equipment maintenance. This position, which will be based from our office in Brandon, Manitoba, involves physical work, heavy lifting and outdoor work in all weather conditions. Our ideal candidate will be able to take direction and execute tasks in a safe and efficient manner without direct supervision.

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment.
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How To Apply

If you are a responsible and qualified individual, with a passion for conservation please submit your resume by May 4, 2018 to: Robin Hamilton Ducks Unlimited Canada Email: Work: (204) 729-3513