Position Details: Full-Time, 8 Month Fixed Term (March 2024 – Oct 2024) Salary: Starting salary at $65,100, based on a 35-hour work week. Salary for this position will commensurate with each individual's education and/or experience as it relates to the position. Location: Regina, SK Closing Deadline: March 3, 2024 (11:59PM EDT)
Who We Are
Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), one of the nation’s leading conservation organizations, is a passionate community of people who believe that nature is the foundation of strong communities, a prosperous economy and a sustainable future that supports the hopes and dreams of the next generation. Together, we conserve and restore some of the most valuable and threatened landscapes on the planet.
What You Will Do
DUC is currently seeking an agrologist to assist with the delivery of conservation programs in the Regina/Moose Jaw area. As a member of the Saskatchewan Operations Team, you will plan and manage all the field operations required to successfully establish perennial forage crops on DUC properties. Additional responsibilities will include the enhancement and management of DUC’s conservation lands.
A solid understanding of the livestock industry, and forage production systems is necessary; including an ability to work with ag industry in order to coordinate field operations using contractors. A strong network of producer and industry contacts will facilitate the tasks required to manage a large portfolio of properties in southern Saskatchewan.
We are looking for an effective communicator who will thrive in a team environment. A self-starter with strong agronomic skills capable of managing a diverse portfolio of projects. You possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills. You have demonstrated expertise in project planning and execution, financial and contract management, and tendering and contractor supervision.
You are independent, resourceful and possess strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills and can also manage numerous projects on tight deadlines.
The successful candidate will also have an affinity to the outdoors, conservation and the world of waterfowl.
A post-secondary degree in Agriculture with studies related to Range Management, Livestock Production, and Conservation.
Must be a Professional Agrologist or eligible for membership with the Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists.
Previous experience with livestock and forage production practices.
Skill sets include experience with field scouting, weed identification and subsequent control recommendations, forage selection, pasture design and assessment (native/tame).
Agriculture extension experience with ranchers, ag retail and ag contractors.
Experience with Winter Cereal Production will be an asset
Strong planning, reporting and project management skills
Experience with GPS, ArcView, MS Office, and airphoto interpretation
Excellent organization, interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written.
How to Apply
Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff. Let us know if making a difference is important to you.
If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please visit our website to submit your application for confidential consideration. (https://www.ducks.ca/about/careers/)
DUC is proud to be recognized as a non-profit employer of choice. When nature is diverse, the Earth thrives. When our organization is diverse, people thrive. That’s why Ducks Unlimited Canada is building a culture where everyone is welcome.