Conservation Technician - Summer Term position — Ducks Unlimited Canada
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Conservation Technician – Summer Term position


  • April 16, 2021


St. John's, NL


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

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of Canada’s leading conservation organizations, is looking for a Conservation Technician to join our Atlantic Regional Team in St. John’s, NL.

The Technician will assist with DUC conservation programs and support public engagement initiatives.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting research on key wetland plant species for ecological restoration in NL
  • Creating social media content (including video) about wetlands and riparian areas
  • Organizing a wetland clean up and engaging in other public outreach opportunities
  • Assisting with field work to identify and evaluate wetland restoration opportunities
  • Assisting with wetland functional assessments and data entry
  • Assisting DUC staff with ongoing office work as needed

The Details

  • Expected term of employment is up to 18 weeks beginning in May 2021
  • Salary is $15.00/hour for 35-hours per week
  • This position requires travel within the Northeast Avalon Region
  • Some evening and weekend work may be required
  • The position is based out of the St. John’s office but may also involve working from home


  • Enthusiasm for wetland and wildlife conservation
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Enjoy working outdoors in various conditions
  • Knowledge of wetland plants and ecosystems
  • Experience planning and conducting field work
  • Proficient with use of Microsoft Excel, Google Earth and other common computer applications
  • Eligible applicants must be under 30 as required by Canada Summer Jobs funding
  • Possess valid first aid and CPR training
  • Have a valid driver’s license; access to own vehicle 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.

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

Closing date: April 16, 2021

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