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Position: Conservation Programs Delivery and Compliance Specialist
Organization: Ducks Unlimited Canada
Location: Brandon, Manitoba
Type: Fixed Term FT w benefits

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), a leader Canadian habitat conservation, is looking for a confident, energetic and dedicated individual to join our team as a Conservation Programs Specialist (CPS) – Programs Delivery and Compliance. This is a three-year term position located in Brandon, Manitoba.

As a member of the Manitoba Habitat Asset Management Team (HAM), you will be responsible for ensuring DUC’s conservation agreements are in compliance with existing regulations. You will be comfortable with investigating and resolving compliance issues. As part of the HAM team, you will also assist with conservation program planning, delivery and negotiation.

You need to be an enthusiastic team player – a self-starter who can deal with conflict and be able to resolve issues in a positive manner. You are an effective communicator who is able to build positive working relationships with program partners, local governments and agricultural producers.

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.

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


  • A resource management diploma is preferred but related disciplines such as environmental, ag and civil engineering may be considered
  • Ability to investigate and enforce compliance issues with respect to Conservation Agreements
  • Strong planning, reporting and project management skills
  • An understanding of local agricultural, industry and conservation practices
  • Knowledge of sustainable and integrated resource management
  • Experience with GPS, ArcView, MS Office, AutoCAD and airphoto interpretation
  • Awareness of MB Occupational Health and Safety practices
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
  • A valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Practical experience with engineered water control structures, wetland and upland conservation projects, agriculture and biology would all be considered assets.
  • The successful candidate will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

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.

Please indicate you saw this posting at GoodWork.

Closing Deadline: February 1, 2022 (EST)

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations, landowners and Indigenous Peoples to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment.

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


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Jan 7 2022    ID: 62336