Wetland Conservation Specialist — Ducks Unlimited Canada
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Wetland Conservation Specialist

Application
Deadline

  • March 6, 2021

Location

Quebec, QC

Contact

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 smart and dynamic Wetland Conservation Specialist to fill a permanent full-time position in our Quebec office.

The Wetland Conservation Specialist will primarily be responsible for the development and delivery of wetland conservation projects.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Delivery of conservation projects on schedule and on budget
  • Participation in the search for funding for the conservation program
  • Work closely with the various government and private partners
  • Prospecting for potential wetland restoration sites
  • Management of service contracts with consulting firms or contractors
  • Writing of technical and financial reports

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 has the ability to cultivate solid relationships with many people.

Requirements

  • University degree in environmental science in particular; among others: biology, agrology, forestry
  • Minimum of two years of experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French; English an asset.
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite and ESRI
  • Knowledge of the Law on the conservation of wetlands and bodies of water
  • Available for travel anywhere in Quebec and hold a valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Ease of writing and spirit of synthesis
  • Having a passion for conservation, the environment or the outdoors would be a definite asset; experience in the non-profit and/or environmental conservation sectors would also be 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 deadline: March 5, 2021 (EDT)

In Quebec, DUC is positioned as a strong ally for governments, municipalities, industries and environmental groups. During its 43 years of service in Quebec, CI has developed unique expertise, notably in the protection, restoration, mapping and public policies for the conservation of wetlands.

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