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The Opportunity
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for a confident, energetic and dedicated professional to join our team in Alberta.

As a member of the Alberta Operations Team, you will be responsible for managing all existing DUC assets in North/Central Alberta, including partner relations.

Practical experience with engineered water control structures, land management and administration, conservation projects and programs, agriculture, engineering and/or biology, would all be considered assets to this very diverse and challenging opportunity.

You need to be an enthusiastic team player and an effective communicator who is able to build positive working relationships with various staff of local governments, landowners, industry, agricultural producers, volunteers and other conservation agencies.

You possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills. You have demonstrated expertise in program planning and implementation and contract management and tendering.  You are self-motivated, enjoy a complex, changing environment and can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines.

Your minimum 3 -5 years’ experience in conservation program delivery, natural resource management techniques and waterfowl habitat requirements, will make you the ideal candidate for this position.

A post-secondary degree or technologist diploma in a related discipline; Engineering, Agriculture, Environmental, or equivalent practical field experience will also be considered
Strong planning, reporting and project management skills
Knowledge of sustainable and integrated resource management
Basic mechanical aptitude
Experience with GPS, ArcView, MS Office and airphoto interpretation
Awareness of AB Occupational Health and Safety practices
Knowledge of the AB Water Act, Dam Safety Regulations and the approvals process would be considered an asset
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Ability to work long/flexible hours in summer, with travel
Experience managing contracts and contractors, supervising construction, strong administrative and budgeting skills
A valid class 5 driver’s license
An understanding of who Ducks Unlimited Canada is and what we do; an understanding of local agricultural, industry and conservation practices would be considered an asset
The successful candidate will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 Vaccination.
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: May 22, 2022 (11:59 PM EDT)

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