Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), a leader in Canadian habitat conservation, is looking for a confident, energetic and dedicated individual to join our team as a Conservation Program Specialist - Wetland Biologist.
As a Conservation Program Specialist and member of the Manitoba Habitat Asset Management Team (HAM), you will be responsible for assisting the HAM team to manage water control structures on DUC Wetland Projects within the Saskatchewan River Delta. You will provide biological input into annual water level planning and implementation. You will support Regional Engineering staff to perform maintenance or replacement of water control works. You will work towards becoming the DUC liaison with public, stakeholders and external partners. You will be required to work in a remote location in a variety of weather.
You need to be an enthusiastic team player – a self-starter who can work with anyone, is capable of seeing the bigger picture and enjoys thinking out of the box. You are an effective communicator who is able to build positive working relationships with various staff of local governments, landowners, industry and agricultural producers.
You possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills. You have expertise in project planning and execution, financial and contract management and contractor/construction supervision. You are self-motivated, enjoy a complex, changing environment and can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines.
Your minimum three years’ experience, related knowledge and academic achievements make you the ideal candidate for this very diverse and challenging opportunity.