Jobs at Ducks Unlimited

The following jobs are now available with Ducks Unlimited. Scroll down the page for details about each job. The ability to apply online for the position will be available soon.

Waterfowl Scientist
Memphis, TN.

Director of Development
WA, OR, ID, AK

Regional Director
Eastern North Carolina

Director of Conservation Programs
VA, NC, SC, GA, FL

Regional Engineer
California

Regional Biologist
Oregon

Agronomist
South Dakota

Regional Director
Northwest Washington

Project Coordinator/Accountant
Rancho Cordova, CA

Engineering AutoCAD Drafter
California or Washington


Waterfowl Scientist

Ducks Unlimited is seeking an experienced waterfowl ecologist to join our team of waterfowl and wetland scientists working to strengthen the science on which our conservation mission is firmly based.  We seek a highly motivated, self-starting, collaborative individual with strong analytical and quantitative skills and detailed knowledge of waterfowl ecology and management and wetland systems across North America.  The successful candidate will have experience in waterfowl research and application of results to advance waterfowl conservation, and the ability to synthesize and communicate technical information in nontechnical terms to support public policy and development efforts. Additionally, opportunities exist to work on national and international waterfowl conservation issues in cooperation and coordination with the Ducks Unlimited Incorporated conservation staff, as well as staff from Ducks Unlimited Canada Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research, and Ducks Unlimited de Mexico.  

Primary Responsibilities

Ducks Unlimited’s conservation work across North America is closely aligned with the goals and objectives of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP).  As such, the successful applicant will work closely with DU staff cooperatively engaged with partners in various aspects of NAWMP, including technical elements of NAWMP conservation planning, implementation, evaluation, and integration of human dimensions.  Additionally, collaboration to either develop or synthesize information on directional landscape change and its impacts to waterfowl in DU’s highest priority conservation regions will be a key responsibility.  Collaborative work with other DU science staff to quantify ecosystem services outcomes provided by wetlands and/or wetlands conservation is anticipated.  The successful candidate will develop relationships with scientists in academia, industry and government to foster development of innovative conservation solutions that lead to significant advances in landscape scale wetland conservation. Other duties may include providing science-based supporting information to public policy and development staff, and fulfilling media and web-based information requests about waterfowl and wetlands.

Qualifications

A Ph.D. or M.S. in Wildlife Biology, Ecology or related science with emphasis on waterfowl or wetland ecology plus 10 years of related professional experience is required. We seek a highly motivated, self-starter with a willingness to work with a team of dedicated conservation professionals to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative conservation approaches to challenging landscape-scale conservation issues.  General knowledge of geographical information systems and remote sensing techniques applicable to landscape level habitat analysis is a plus.  Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills and a highly collaborative and collegial attitude are essential.  Fluency in Spanish is a plus. 

This position will report to the Chief Scientist at DU’s National Headquarters in Memphis, TN., and will cooperate with DU scientists located across the U.S., Canada and Mexico.  

To apply, please fill out the application materials on this link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=186259&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 and attach a cover letter and resume and references.  For further information or to request application materials please contact Jennifer Roy at jroy@ducks.org.  Deadline to apply is July 16, 2018.


Director of Development
Western Region
Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska

Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the continent’s leader in waterfowl and wetlands conservation, seeks a Director of Development with the following primary responsibilities:

  • Identify, qualify, cultivate and solicit major and planned gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations that are part of an identified prospect portfolio to support the conservation mission of Ducks Unlimited and ensure the success of the $2.0 billion Rescue Our Wetlands campaign.
  • Coordinate with conservation and development colleagues to develop proposals and secure funding for Ducks Unlimited’s priorities as defined in the Strategic Plan, to include support for operations, conservation in key landscapes and educational programs. 
  • Partner with the event staff to raise awareness of DU’s major gift program to increase major gift revenue in the region.
  • Collaborate with other fundraising staff to assist in achieving all annual fundraising team goals.
  • Work with the volunteer leadership to motivate and guide all volunteers to assist with major gift fundraising.
  • Serve as the staff liaison to the State Campaign Committee in assigned states.
  • Achieve goals established in Annual Work Plan.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of four years fundraising or related experience with an emphasis on personal major gift solicitation and a strong conservation ethic.  Additional qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship and team building skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Commitment to and experience with prospect moves management
  • Ability to provide leadership and guidance to other fundraising professionals and volunteers
  • Computer literacy with a proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet and database management programs

The successful candidate will be a self-starter who has the ability to work independently as well as part of a team and is driven to succeed. Familiarity with planned giving, experience with comprehensive campaigns, relationships in and a working knowledge of the region’s philanthropic community, and an interest in outdoor conservation activities are also desired.  The selected candidate should have the desire and ability to travel extensively within the region and will be expected to reside in a mutually agreed upon city in the region.  

This position reports to Managing Director of Development, Steve Schmitt, who may be contacted for additional information about the position at sschmitt@ducks.org.

To apply, please fill out the application materials on this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=181511&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001, submit a cover letter and resume indicating your qualifications and outlining why you are interested in the position.  For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact:  
Steve Schmitt, Managing Director of Development at sschmitt@ducks.org.  Resume review will begin on July 6, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.


Regional Director of Event Fundraising
Eastern North Carolina

POSITION:  Ducks Unlimited Regional Director of Event Fundraising for Eastern North Carolina. The chosen candidate will start as soon as mutually agreed. 
 
POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Regional Directors duties and responsibilities encompass the management of all facets of event fundraising within the region including: 

  • Recruitment and training of volunteers
  • Managing the volunteer efforts in support of Ducks Unlimited fundraising events 
  • Fostering growth within the region with emphasis on new chapter development; internal growth within existing committees; identification and development of non-traditional fundraising opportunities and major donor identification and management
  • Coordination and collaboration with the North Carolina fundraising team and volunteers
     

QUALIFICATIONS:  At minimum a BA or BS from an accredited institution is required. Volunteer experience with non-profit organizations will benefit candidates and volunteer experience with Ducks Unlimited is desired. Applicants must be self-motivated and eager to accept challenging goals. This position requires an aptitude for building and managing relationships with a diverse group of volunteers with an emphasis on effective verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be able to work with proficiency on a personal computer with basic skills in MS Office applications and have a working familiarity with the Internet. The successful candidate will be required to develop computer skills specific to Ducks Unlimited, Inc.’s standardized information systems. Candidates must be willing to work hours that extend well outside of the typical workday and workweek throughout the year, including extensive auto travel throughout the region. 

APPLICATION:  To apply, please fill out the application materials on this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=185814&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001, and attach a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references (with names, phone numbers and email addresses)  by the close of business Tuesday, June 19, 2018.  For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact:
Brett Baker
Director of Fundraising and Volunteer Relations
203 Broad Street
Georgetown SC 29440
bbaker@ducks.org


Director of Conservation Programs
Virginia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia & Florida


Ducks Unlimited’s Southern Region is seeking an accomplished and driven individual to lead our exciting South Atlantic conservation program.  These programs are some of our highest priorities in the Southern Region and are the centerpiece of our Southeast Wetlands fundraising initiative.  This position provides the opportunity for leadership to the specific areas of responsibility, and the waterfowl conservation enterprise as a whole.  The director will serve as a member of the regional management team to provide strategic thinking and lead targeted implementation to help achieve conservation objectives.  The director will also advise the conservation leadership team on national conservation issues and priority policy efforts.  The director will provide leadership to help guide the collective conservation and fundraising work of various stakeholders (e.g., DU volunteers, state and federal agencies, joint ventures and other conservation organizations) across the Southern Region.

Specific Duties:

• Oversee the work of staff in the Charleston Field Office to deliver a broad suite of conservation programs, including conservation easements, land acquisitions, wetland restoration and enhancements, extension programs for landowners, and conservation business opportunities.
• Work closely with fundraising staff in the region and across the country to support fundraising efforts.
• Work closely with public policy staff both in the region and in Washington D.C. to support priority state and federal policy efforts.
• Work closely with the Director of Conservation Planning to ensure science support and evaluation for conservation programs and the development of the next generation of planning tools.
• Work closely with the Director of Conservation Services to enhance business planning and improve program efficiencies. 
• Serve as a member of the Southern Region management team to help provide overall direction for the region, assist in key decisions, and help develop staff technical and leadership skills.
• Collaborate with volunteers and staff in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida to help develop key policy objectives, major communications themes and support grassroots fundraising efforts.
• Work with staff to develop landowner spokespersons and advocates for conservation programs.
• Secure public funding to support priority conservation programs.
• Coordinate conservation program development and implementation with other conservation organizations, agency partners and interested stakeholders to maximize efficiency of the partners’ collective efforts.
• Incorporate biological, social, and economic information into conservation program development and implementation.

Qualifications:

• A minimum of a BS in wildlife ecology, conservation biology or another natural resource field.  An advanced degree is desirable.
• At least 10 years of experience in conservation program evaluation, development and/or implementation.
• At least 5 years of experience in supervising staff.
• Strong personal commitment to conservation.
• Excellent written and oral communications skills.
• Experience in strategic program development.
• Experience in developing partnerships and leading broad stakeholder groups to achieve common goals.
• Demonstrate a creative approach to conservation program development and implementation.
• Understanding of not-for-profit fundraising efforts.

Location:
This position will work out of the Charleston Field Office and reports to the Director of Operations for the Southern Region. 

TO APPLY: Complete the electronic application and pre-employment forms at https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=185594&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001, attach resume, letter of interest and daytime contact information (email & phone numbers) for three professional references; and submit. For further information regarding this position or to request application materials please contact: 
Maribeth Lane
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Southern Regional Office
193 Business Park Dr.
Suite E
Ridgeland, MS
39157
mlane@ducks.org
Office 601-956-1936
Deadline for receipt of application is June 22, 2018.


Regional Engineer
California

Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the world’s leading wetland and waterfowl conservation organization, is seeking a self-motivated, experienced civil engineer headquartered out of the Western Regional Office in Rancho Cordova, CA. The successful applicants will join a highly-motivated conservation team of biologists and engineers who are responsible for the planning, design, and construction of wetland restoration and water delivery infrastructure projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. The position will be based out of an office in Vallejo, CA.

Qualifications:
Candidates must have at minimum, a B.S in an engineering curriculum and be a registered civil engineer in the state of California. Desirable qualifications include GPS surveying, Civil3D, construction inspection and management, erosion control, soil science, hydraulics, agricultural engineering, and levee, canal, and/or pump station design. Demonstrated oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, goal oriented, and able to work with and solve problems in close team based relationships. Candidates must be able to perform field work that includes strenuous outdoor activity in difficult environmental conditions. Completion of safety training for small boat and all terrain vehicle operation will be required. 

Responsibilities:
Regional Engineers perform a full range of project planning, design, contracting, and construction management functions on wetland, riparian, and associated habitat restoration projects. Project delivery responsibilities include scoping and proposal development, topographic surveying, engineering design, project bidding, field inspection, and construction management. A close working relationship with local, state and federal personnel, private landowners, and other conservation partners will be an important aspect of the job. The position will include travel throughout California.

Specific duties include:
1. Prepare proposal scope of work and budgets.
2. Develop topographic surveys and collect field data for design.
3. Prepare project plans, technical specifications and cost estimates.
4. Conduct field inspection and perform construction management oversight.
5. Ensure that consultants and contractors adhere to project plans, specifications and schedules.
6. Act as contracting officer, ensure contract compliance and manage project budgets. 

To apply please complete the materials by going to the link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=185592&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

The position will remain open until filled. Questions regarding the position can be directed to:
Maria Camacho, Executive Assistant
Ducks Unlimited
3074 Gold Canal Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA  95670
Email: mcamacho@ducks.org


Regional Biologist
Oregon

The Western Region of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) has an opening for a Regional Biologist to help deliver and promote DU’s on-the-ground conservation programs primarily in Western Oregon, including Coastal Oregon, the Willamette Valley, and Columbia River Estuary.  Ducks Unlimited’s North Pacific Coast Program works to increase the pace and scale of ecologically-sound conservation practices that benefit migratory and resident waterbirds, as well as other priority species, in wetlands, coastal areas, floodplains, riparian corridors and working agricultural lands throughout the focus area.  The incumbent will become part of a team of biologists, engineers, and support staff responsible for implementing DU’s mission of conserving, enhancing, and restoring wetlands and associated habitats.  The specific work station is to be determined, but will be situated within the area of focus with frequent travel to the Vancouver Field Office (Vancouver, Washington).
  
Duties and Responsibilities
The Regional Biologist will be responsible for increasing DU’s programmatic role in coastal habitats and working landscapes within Western Oregon.  Incumbent’s duties and responsibilities will include initiating and managing wetland protection, enhancement, and restoration projects; representing DU at conservation venues; and promoting conservation activities on public and private lands. Project initiation duties include developing new and participating in existing conservation initiatives including bird conservation, coastal marsh protection and resilience, floodplain restoration, salmon recovery, and sustainability of working landscapes; identifying potential projects; developing/maintaining relationships with public and private landowners and agencies; and identifying and securing funding for project activities. 
Project management/delivery duties include, coordinating with landowners, DU engineering and environmental compliance staff and consultants, regulatory and funding agencies to ensure timely and on-budget completion of projects.  Negotiation of project agreements, report writing, budget management, biological technical assistance, and entering project tracking data in DU’s business information systems would also be required.
The Regional Biologist will write and submit funding proposals to various agencies, foundations, and other sources to secure project funds. Incumbent will also establish and maintain relationships with DU Volunteers and Fundraising staff, provide DU management with timely communication on project work and issues in the area, and assist DU communications staff with outreach to promote DU’s mission and programs.

Qualifications
Candidates must have a Bachelor of Science degree in a natural resources field. An advanced degree is desirable. Applicants must have at least five years of relevant experience, and must have a working knowledge of wetland ecology; waterfowl, shorebird, and waterbird biology; and state and federal wetland conservation programs, policies, and laws.  Due to the focus of the Program, experience working in coastal habitats and familiarity with Pacific salmonid ecology and population recovery strategies are beneficial.  
Demonstrated experience with various state and federal regulatory requirements (e.g. Section 404, N.E.P.A. and Clean Water Act) as they relate to implementation of restoration and enhancement activities is beneficial. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to use personal computers are required. Proven proposal/grant writing skills, grant and project management capabilities, and completion of restoration and enhancement activities are desired. 
Familiarity with coastal marsh ecology and restoration techniques, Oregon Conservation Strategy, and regional and state conservation funding sources is beneficial.  Experience working with a broad range of partners and stakeholders including government agencies, NGOs, private landowners and tribal entities is critical.  

To Apply:  Please fill out the application materials on this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=185352&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001, and attach a cover letter, resume and the information (phone number and email addresses) for 3 professional references. The position is open until filled.  For further information regarding this position, or to request application materials, please contact:
Maria Camacho, Executive Assistant
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Western Regional Office
3074 Gold Canal Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA  95670
Email: mcamacho@ducks.org


Agronomist – South Dakota 

The Great Plains Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited (DU) is soliciting resumes for an agronomist for South Dakota.  The incumbent will work under the direction of the Manager of Conservation Programs for South Dakota and become part of a team of biologists, agronomists, engineers and other professionals. The incumbent will focus primarily in the Bitter Lake watershed in northeast South Dakota but will also work to a lesser extent in surrounding landscapes throughout the Prairie Pothole Region of South Dakota. The incumbent will be responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of a Soil Health Initiative program being developed by Ducks Unlimited. The position location will most likely be Webster, SD, but is negotiable. This is a term position with a current planned ending date of September 30, 2020. This position is being created through a Cooperative Agreement between Ducks Unlimited and the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Qualifications: Candidates should have 2-5 years of field experience with minimum of a B.S. in agronomy or a related field. Candidate should have knowledge of agricultural principles and practices and an understanding of associated biological principles.  Candidates should have experience with a variety of soil health practices, with a focus on cover crops, no-till practices, crop rotations, grazing and other techniques that promote soil health and sustainable agriculture, improve water quality and provide benefits to wildlife and wildlife habitat. Applicants should have a working knowledge of wetland ecology, waterfowl, shorebird, and water bird biology, particularly waterfowl breeding ecology; and state and federal wetland conservation programs, policies and laws. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to use personal computers are required. Proven ability to work with producers and research and land management professionals is desired. Experience with field research is desired, particularly knowledge and experience in various soil testing methods.  Familiarity with the region’s biological resources, local and regional environmental issues, and private and public stakeholders is beneficial. A valid driver’s license and clean driving record are required for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities: Incumbent’s duties and responsibilities will include promoting and implementing DU’s new Soil Health Initiative in the Bitter Lake Watershed and surrounding landscapes. The incumbent shall be responsible for a variety of activities in this position, including: outreach to landowners, developing cover crop and other types of soil health and conservation projects including assistance with developing landowner applications to USDA programs, project implementation, monitoring of established projects, coordinating with other DU staff and partnering organizations, including the U.S. Natural Resources Conservation Service and local conservation districts. Incumbent shall also represent DU at wetland conservation venues, soil health field days and seminars and other types of outreach events.  Project implementation duties include identifying, designing, implementing and monitoring a variety of soil health projects on privately owned agricultural lands. The incumbent shall also be responsible for writing and submitting various grant proposals and grant reports seeking funds to assist with program implementation. Ability to work outside in unfavorable weather conditions is a requirement. Incumbent may also be asked at times to travel throughout eastern South Dakota to assist with project implementation and attend various events and workshops.

To apply:  Please fill out the application materials on this link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=185131&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001, and attach cover letter, resume and daytime contact information (email & phone numbers) for 3 professional references. The position will remain open until filled. For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact: Steve Donovan, Ducks Unlimited, 2301 Research Park Way, Suite 247, Brookings, SD 57006, email: sdonovan@ducks.org.


Regional Director of Event Fundraising
Northwest Washington

POSITION:  Ducks Unlimited Regional Director of Event Fundraising for Northwest Washington. The chosen candidate will start as soon as mutually agreed. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Regional Directors duties and responsibilities encompass the management of all facets of event fundraising within the region including: 

  • Recruitment and training of volunteers
  • Managing the volunteer efforts in support of Ducks Unlimited fundraising events
  • Fostering growth within the region with emphasis on new chapter development; internal growth within existing committees; identification and development of non-traditional fundraising opportunities and major donor identification and management
  • Coordination and collaboration with the Washington fundraising team and volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS:  At minimum a BA or BS from an accredited institution is required. Volunteer experience with non-profit organizations will benefit candidates and volunteer experience with Ducks Unlimited is desired. Applicants must be self-motivated and eager to accept challenging goals. This position requires an aptitude for building and managing relationships with a diverse group of volunteers with an emphasis on effective verbal and written communication skills. Candidates must be able to work with proficiency on a personal computer with basic skills in MS Office applications and have a working familiarity with the Internet. The successful candidate will be required to develop computer skills specific to Ducks Unlimited, Inc.’s standardized information systems. Candidates must be willing to work hours that extend well outside of the typical workday and workweek throughout the year, including extensive auto travel throughout the region. The chosen candidate will be required to live in the Seattle, Washington area.

APPLICATION:  To apply, please fill out the application materials on this link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=184413&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 and attach a cover letter, resume and references by the close of business Tuesday, June 12, 2018.  For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact:
Tim Fehringer
Director of Event Fundraising and Volunteer Relations
774 Mays Blvd., #10-504
Incline Village, NV 89451
tfehringer@ducks.org


PROJECT COORDINATOR/ACCOUNTANT
Western Regional Office

Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the world’s leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation, has an exciting opportunity for an entry-level Project Coordinator based in our Western Regional Office located in Rancho Cordova, California. 

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work with teams of biologists and engineers to deliver wetlands projects 
  • Review of government contracts and grants, specifically for accounting, financial reporting requirements, and compliance provisions
  • Track funding source budgets/balances, invoice funding sources on a cost reimbursement basis, keep the teams informed of project cost and income status
  • Perform business analyses
  • Assist engineers with bidding out projects, writing contracts to subcontractors, tracking subcontracts, change orders, and insurance/bonding requirements, completing lien releases
  • Process payables from vendors and contractors, as well as staff expense reports, tracking these costs against the project budgets
  • Document scanning and control, maintaining project documentation in a standardized and organized manner
  • Procurement and project close out
  • Perform various administrative tasks as needed, and serve as back-up to the Executive Assistant

Key Qualities, Skills, and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or a related field preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Excel, MS Word and accounting systems
  • Basic knowledge of project management concepts
  • Basic knowledge of construction documentation and public works requirements
  • Well-organized and detail oriented
  • Self-motivated, lots of initiative, eager to learn, able to work with minimal supervision, but willing to ask questions and seek direction if needed
  • Able to maintain professional demeanor while working within tight deadlines, with a variety of people and personalities.

To apply: Please fill out the application materials on this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=183706&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001, attach a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references.

For more information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact:  Beate Sterrenberg, Director of Conservation Services, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., 3074 Gold Canal Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670; Phone: 916-852-2000 or email bsterrenberg@ducks.org.


Engineering AutoCAD Drafter

Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the world’s leading wetland and waterfowl conservation organization, is seeking a self-motivated, experienced AutoCAD drafter to be located in either the Sacramento, CA or Vancouver, WA office.  The successful applicant will join a highly motivated conservation team of biologists and engineers who are responsible for the planning, design and construction of wetland restoration projects. 

Qualifications:
Candidates must have a minimum of three years experience utilizing Civil3D for the preparation of improvement plans and topographic survey maps, and demonstrated knowledge of working with LiDAR data and maps. Desirable qualifications include GPS surveying and experience with earthwork and utility-related construction. Demonstrated oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, goal oriented and able to work with and solve problems in close team based relationships. 

Responsibilities:
Project delivery responsibilities will be focused on the preparation of topographic survey maps, conceptual design plans, and construction plans. Project delivery in the states of Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Utah will be the primary focus. The position may include travel to those states.

Specific duties include:

  1. Utilize Civil3D to:
  • Create topographic maps from ground-based surveys as well as from LiDAR data/maps.
  • Manipulate LiDAR data with GIS applications.
  • Create construction/engineering drawings for our restoration projects.
  • Create permit drawings for submittal to regulatory agencies.
  • Generate earthwork (cut/fill) quantities associated with the projects. 

DU’s mission is to conserve, restore, and manage wetlands and associated habitats for North America’s waterfowl.  These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.

To apply, please fill out the application materials on this link: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&jobId=183571&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001, and attach a cover letter, resume and references.  For further information regarding this position please contact:
Linda McMahon, Administrative Assistant
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
17700 SE Mill Plain Blvd. Suite 100
Vancouver, WA 98683
Email: lmcmahon@ducks.org


 

 

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