Website Ducks Unlimited Canada

Opportunity Type:
Job

Application Deadline: March 18, 2022
Location: Atlantic Canada

Please submit your application through our online career center for confidential consideration.

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
In this position, you will be responsible for leading fish habitat offsetting field programs and providing technical support to project managers.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The identification of potential Fish Habitat Offsetting projects
Working closely with other ENGO’s, watershed groups, associations or private companies.
Conducting fish and fish habitat assessments, surveys, and monitoring
Collecting fish and fish habitat data, managing and presenting data and results
Writing, reviewing and editing of potential project funding proposals and project reports.
Providing technical and safety leadership in a team environment
Working collaboratively within Ducks Unlimited corporate culture
Knowledge of the Federal Fisheries Act and Knowledge of the Policy for applying measures to offset adverse effects on fish and fish habitat under the Fisheries Act.

Who We Need
You are a self-motivated individual with a positive, “can do” attitude, who thrives in a fast-paced environment.   You are a reliable team player with strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills as well as excellent oral and written communication skills will make you a great asset to our team.

You are an energetic collaborator and can cultivate solid relationships with people.

What You Will Bring
Diploma or degree in biology, environmental science, or a similar related field
Minimum of three years of relevant experience
Relevant professional designation is an asset.
Knowledge of Atlantic fish species and their habitats, including freshwater and coastal.
Fish handling and identification skills
Demonstrated experience writing reports, proposals, and presenting biological results.
Experience in identifying /delivering Fish Habitat Offsetting projects is an asset
Adept in the operation and maintenance of field equipment
Ability to work in physically demanding sometimes remote field settings
Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative working style
Valid drivers license
Electrofishing certification is an asset.
The successful candidate will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 Vaccination.
Bilingualism in French and English will be considered an asset

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 interested in this opportunity, please submit your application through our online career center for confidential consideration.

Closing deadline: March 18, 2022 (11:59 PM EST)

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

While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.

Tagged as: biologist, biology, communication, environmental science, fish biology, habitat technician, monitoring