Wetland Conservation Technician Summer Position

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), the leader in wetland conservation, is seeking 2 highly motivated students to fill the summer Wetland Conservation Technician positions in The Pas, Manitoba.

Duties may include:

Day-to-day operation and maintenance of DUC’s water control structures, assisting with engineering and biological inspections, data entry and various other duties. This position involves physical work, heavy lifting and outdoor work in all weather conditions.  Experience with boats, chainsaws, working near water and GPS skills will be considered assets.

At Ducks, we’re going places. You need to be an enthusiastic team player – a self-starter who can work with anyone and is dedicated to conservation.


  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Pleasure Craft Operator Card
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Familiar with MS Excel and Word
  • Available for work May 7, 2018 to August 31, 2018
  • One 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.
  • Preferred Education: Natural Resource Management or similar post-secondary education

Experience with boats, chainsaws, ATV’s, working near water and GPS skills will be considered assets.

The successful candidates will also have an affinity to the outdoors, conservation and the world of waterfowl.

How to Apply

In Canada, we lose up to 80 acres of wetlands every day.  This loss is the equivalent of about 45 soccer fields every 24 hours.  We need your help to stop this loss. If you’re a conservation-minded individual who is interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resumé for confidential consideration to the attention of:

Guy Hamonic
Ducks Unlimited Canada
Box 1799
The Pas,
MB R9A 1L5
Fax: 204-623-3398
Email: g_hamonic@ducks.ca

Closing deadline: Friday March 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm

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.

Learn more at ducks.ca.

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