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Position: Conservation Land Negotiators
Organization: Ducks Unlimited Canada 
Brandon, Manitoba

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), a leader in Canadian habitat conservation, is looking for confident, energetic and dedicated professionals to join our team in Manitoba.

As a Conservation Land Negotiator, you will be responsible for the planning, development, delivery and negotiation of Conservation Easements and Wetland restoration programs; habitat initiatives that benefit waterfowl and other wildlife.

You need to be an enthusiastic team player and passionate about the outdoors – a self-starter who can work with anyone, and capable of working alone in rural settings under minimal supervision and recognize the importance of environmental stewardship within the agricultural production systems.

Your communication and negotiation skills enable you to deal effectively with primary producers both at the kitchen table and in the field.

You are independent, resourceful and possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills and can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines.

You are a persuasive, goal-oriented individual. Your personal and professional experience and directly related knowledge make you the ideal candidate for this position.

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


  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in wildlife management, biology, agriculture, ecology or related discipline.
  • Knowledge of waterfowl and other animal and plant biology is required
  • Knowledge of sustainable resource management would be considered an asset.
  • Experience in planning and project management.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Strong computer and analytical skills – ArcMap an asset
  • Comfortable reaching out developing new relationships with local landowners and producers through in-person meetings, phone, and/or mail. Previous sales or cold-calling experience would be an asset
  • Knowledge of working farms and practices, annual crop and forage/grazing production systems.
  • Experience with various outdoor equipment including GPS and ATV’s.
  • Familiarity with the non-profit and/or environmental conservation sectors would also be considered an asset
  • 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.

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Sep 21 2022    ID: 65737