[Sust-mar] Conservation Program Specialist, f/t, Ducks Unlimited, Amherst, Nova Scotia

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Position: Conservation Program Specialist

Organization: Ducks Unlimited Canada http://www.ducks.ca

Location: Amherst, Nova Scotia

If you're dedicated to conservation and making a difference...we want you.

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), Canada's most trusted and respected wetland conservation organization, is looking for a confident, energetic and dedicated professional to join our team. You are an effective communicator who is able to deliver the Atlantic Wetland Care program and build positive working relationships with landowners. Working with other staff members you will co-ordinate the development and dissemination of resources as outlined in the Landowner Relations Strategy within the Atlantic Region, maintain the budget and identify funding opportunities to support the program.

At Ducks, we're going places. You need to be an enthusiastic team player -- a self-starter who can work with anyone, is capable of seeing the bigger picture and enjoys thinking out of the box.

Your three years of experience and directly related knowledge make you the ideal candidate for this position, which is located in Amherst, N.S. You possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills. You are self-motivated, enjoy a complex, changing environment and can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines.


- An ecology, biology, or other relevant degree or diploma

- Understands and can explain basic waterfowl and wetland ecology and biological processes.

- Experience in project management

- Experience with Microsoft Office

- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

- Excellent time management and organizational skills

In Canada we lose 80 acres of wetlands every 24 hours and we need your help to stop this loss. If you're interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resumé for confidential consideration to the attention of:

Kerri Walton

Ducks Unlimited Canada

Email: du_amherst at ducks.ca


Closing deadline: May 18, 2011

DUC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits for this one-year term position.

Created in 1938, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is a private, non-profit organization that conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl. These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.

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

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