• April 29, 2019


St. John’s, NL


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Conservation Technician – St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador

Summer Employment Opportunity (pending funding)

The Opportunity

Based out of our St. John’s Conservation Office, the Conservation Technician will assist with Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) Wetland Education Programs, represent DUC at community outreach events and support ongoing conservation projects.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Providing support to DUC’s Wetland Education Programs
  • Traveling to various sites in NL to deliver wetland field trips with grade 4 students
  • Assisting with various education and outreach activities and events
  • Assisting DUC staff with ongoing office and field work as needed


  •  Expected term of employment is 7 or more weeks (pending funding), beginning in late May 2019
  •  Salary is $14-$15.00/hr, based on a 35-hour week
  •  Some evening and weekend work may be required
  •  This position involves travelling in NL


  • Experience working with youth and/or the public
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Enthusiasm for the outdoors, wildlife, and environmental conservation
  • Possess a valid driver’s license; access to own vehicle is a strong asset
  • Knowledge of wildlife/wetland ecosystems is an asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset (English and French, or English and another language)
  • Registration as a full-time post-secondary student with intention to return full-time studies in the fall, and between the ages of 15 and 30 at the time of job commencement (Canada Summer Jobs requirement)
  • Possess valid first aid and CPR training
  • Be willing to complete Vulnerable Sector Check and Criminal Records Check

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: Monday April 29, 2019 (EDT)

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

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