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.

Chief Conservation Officer
Memphis, TN 

Agronomist
Bismarck, North Dakota

Regional Engineer
Lafayette, LA

Regional Engineers
San Francisco Bay Area, California

Prospect Research Analyst
Memphis, TN

Corporate Marketing & Communications Specialist/Coordinator
Memphis, TN 

Regional Biologist
Rancho Cordova, California

Agronomy Summer Interns (2)
South Dakota

Visitor Services Representative
Memphis, TN


Chief Conservation Officer
Memphis, TN


Ducks Unlimited, Inc., is recruiting an innovative, forward-looking individual to serve as Chief Conservation Officer (CCO). This is a Senior Executive, full-time position requiring a master’s degree or greater in the field of Wildlife Conservation and 10+ years of experience. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the CCO will serve as a strategic leader and member of DU’s Executive Leadership Team, working in a highly collaborative environment. 

The personal and professional record of the successful CCO candidate will demonstrate that the individual has lived and will live the conservation ethic that is DU’s mission. This person will embrace DU’s belief in the hunter-conservationist model and an overriding commitment that wetlands and grasslands habitat for waterfowl provides a rich array of additional ecosystem services that benefit people and wildlife.

DU’s core values have stood the test of time. The CCO will need to embrace DU’s core values, which serve to unite and inspire volunteers, staff and supporters around DU’s mission. In light of these core values, the CCO must: 1) serve as an effective leader in conserving wetlands and other habitat for waterfowl and other wildlife; 2) advise the CEO and Executive Leadership Team on how to position the DU conservation program, through innovation and forward thinking, for changes that are likely coming over the next ten years; 3) collaborate with partners who share a common bond with DU’s goals and values; 4) stand committed to integrating sound science into program development, delivery and evaluation; 5) hold the organization to high ethical standards; 6) respect the power of the dedicated volunteer and appreciate the advantages of a dynamic volunteer/staff partnership in the execution of DU’s mission; and 7) support a personal connection between people and wildlife that helps to strengthen the conservation foundation of our nation.

The CCO serves in a leadership role which speaks to the heart of DU and its dedicated members. This individual represents a powerful commitment to the vision of “wetlands sufficient to fill the skies with waterfowl today, tomorrow and forever.” The CCO oversees a national / regional department that has approximately 215 employees of which 9 are currently direct reports. The annual Conservation Program operating budget is approximately $110 million. 

As CCO, the individual will have oversight for strategic planning, plan implementation, conservation facilities, significant capital items, and programs that seek to protect, restore, and manage lands. The CCO is the primary liaison with the volunteer Conservation Programs Committee and will oversee operations on land acquisition and disposition, including the Land Review Committee. This position works directly with Ducks Unlimited Canada and Ducks Unlimited de Mexico on conservation and fund-raising matters. The CCO reviews a wide range of other aspects of DU strategic and operational planning and execution. The CCO serves as the primary conservation spokesperson for DU and is expected to serve on numerous national boards, councils, and other groups that affect DU’s mission. The position relates directly to numerous state and federal agencies and NGO’s associated with conservation.

The CCO will engage in substantial fundraising from both public and private sources, including funds for U.S., Mexican, and Canadian operations. Budget responsibilities are for a multi-million-dollar program of operations and include revenue generation through major gifts, governmental programs and grants, foundation grants, and other public and private sources.

Based on the current DU Strategic Plan, the broad strategic goals and objectives for the CCO are the following:

  • Lead efforts to complete the 8-year goal of protecting or restoring at least 2 million acres by 2024 through direct conservation delivery in the highest priority landscapes 
  • in the United States.
  • Working with Ducks Unlimited Canada and Ducks Unlimited de Mexico, continue to increase collaborative efforts to generate critical support and deliver waterfowl habitat 
  • conservation in priority landscapes across North America.
  • Lead efforts to focus DU’s resources to use wetland conservation as a component of water resource solutions while conserving critical waterfowl habitat.
  • Continue to strengthen private and public partnerships that protect, restore and manage waterfowl habitats in DU’s landscape priority areas.
  • Work with key partners to provide a foundation for market-based conservation, including ecosystem services such as increased water quality, water management, and 
  • habitat mitigation.
  • Work closely with DU’s fundraising and membership management program to support and augment DU’s revenue producing activities and volunteer engagement.
  • Identify and implement necessary efforts to strengthen DU’s science capacity to ensure that the organization remains a leader in wetland, waterfowl and water-based 
  • conservation. 

Professional Qualifications and Personal Attributes
The ideal professional qualifications and personal attributes the CCO should possess are the following:
Substantial professional experience (10+ years) and advanced training (M.S. / equivalent or greater) in a particular area of wildlife conservation. Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills of teamwork, partnership and collaboration. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to empower, inspire and motivate staff and volunteers. Demonstrated collaborative, decision-making capabilities, and the ability to work with a broad diversity of partners. Knowledge of wetlands and waterfowl conservation. 

A commitment to DU’s mission and a demonstrated conservation ethic. Highly adaptive and able to work well in high stress situations. Stature and confidence to gain the credibility, respect and buy-in for a wide range of audiences and stakeholders. Strong work ethic and willingness to travel extensively, often for weekend and evening meetings.

Compensation:
Compensation for the Chief Conservation Officer includes a competitive salary, relocation and an excellent package of health and other employee benefits.

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&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=293710&source=CC3&lang=en_US and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. For further information regarding this position or to request application materials please contact: Wayne Dierks at wdierks@ducks.org.


Agronomist – North Dakota 
 

The Great Plains Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) is soliciting resumes for an agronomist for North Dakota. The incumbent will work under the direction of the Manager of Conservation Programs for North Dakota and become part of a team of biologists, engineers and other professionals. The incumbent will focus primarily in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota and be responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of a new Soil Health Initiative being developed by Ducks Unlimited. The position location will be Bismarck, North Dakota. 

Qualifications
Candidates should have 5-10 years of field experience with minimum of a B.S. in agronomy or a related field. Has 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 farming techniques that promote soil health, improve water quality and provide benefits to wildlife and wildlife habitat. Applicants should have a working knowledge of wetland ecology and 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. Familiarity with the region’s biological resources, local and regional environmental issues and private and public stakeholders is beneficial. Must possess a valid driver’s license with clean driving record and pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Duties and Responsibilities
Incumbent’s duties and responsibilities will include assisting DU’s new Soil Health Initiative in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota. 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, project implementation, monitoring of established projects, coordinating with DU biological staff, University personnel and partners on research efforts focused at documenting benefits to waterfowl gained through implementation of soil health practices, and leading efforts to identify, develop and research new and innovative soil health techniques that may provide benefits to both producers and wildlife. Incumbent shall also represent DU at wetland conservation venues and soil health promotion and outreach events. Incumbent will also assist with a variety of fundraising activities, including working with major donors. The incumbent shall also be responsible for writing and submitting various grant proposals seeking funds for further research and monitoring efforts, and project implementation. Project implementation duties include identifying, designing, implementing and monitoring projects with private landowners. Incumbent will also be asked at times to travel outside of North Dakota to attend various workshops and meetings to represent DU. 

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&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=293591&source=CC3&lang=en_US and attach a cover letter, resume and daytime contact information (email & phone numbers) for three professional references. For more information regarding this position or to request application materials, contact Jonas Davis at jdavis@ducks.org or 701.355.3593. Deadline for submission of application is June 7, 2019. 


Regional Engineer - Lafayette, LA

The successful applicant will join a highly motivated conservation team dedicated toward accomplishing Ducks Unlimited’s (DU) mission. Applicant will assist a regional team to deliver wetland, riparian and associated habitat restoration within the Southwest Region that includes Coastal Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. This position will be stationed in the Lafayette, LA Field Office.   

The successful applicant will: (1) be responsible for survey coordination, designs, plan production, project bidding and construction oversight of various wetland projects; (2) serve as DU’s representative on construction projects; (3) coordinate restoration activities with federal, state, and private partners; and (4) represent DU with local, state, and federal personnel, private landowners, and other conservation partners.    

Qualifications:
- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited college. 
- Registered Professional Civil Engineer with the ability to obtain PE license by reciprocity in LA, OK, NM & TX.
- Experience with topographic and construction surveying techniques, including GPS.
- Experience with AUTOCAD Civil 3D, hydraulic modeling and related engineering software.
- Knowledge of heavy construction work methods, practices, materials and equipment.
- Knowledge of methods and techniques of project administration, construction inspection and materials testing.
- Demonstrated ability to work with public and private conservation partners.
- Demonstrated oral and written interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to operate ATV and outboard boats.
- Self-motivated and goal oriented.
- Willingness to work outside of normal business hours, willingness to work independently, willingness to travel overnight with some extended travel, ability to work in inclement weather, and ability to work with minimal supervision in remote work environments.

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&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=292870&source=CC3&lang=en_US and attach a cover letter, resume and the contact information for 3 professional references. For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact:
Michelle Dunbar
Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Lafayette Field Office
125 Southpark Road
Lafayette, LA 70508
Office 337-408-3288
mdunbar@ducks.org


Regional Engineer - San Francisco Bay Area - California

Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the world’s leading wetland and waterfowl conservation organization, is seeking self-motivated, experienced civil and geotechnical engineers 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 positions 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 fill out the application materials on this link:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=291790&source=CC3&lang=en_US and attach a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references. 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


Prospect Research Analyst
National Headquarters – Memphis, TN


Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the continent’s leader in waterfowl and wetlands conservation, seeks a Prospect Research Analyst to identify, research, and analyze information on current and prospective donors.

The Analyst provides research support to DU leadership, as well as to development staff members, to inform development strategies and advance potential donor relationships. The Prospect Research Analyst qualifies, screens, and rates potential donors, and proactively identifies new prospective donors.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Conduct proactive research to identify new potential major and principal gift donors using news alerts, a review of weekly gift reports, wealth screening, and other methods.
  • Support wealth screening and predictive modeling projects. Help to independently verify screening results.
  • Update information in DuckSystem following established data standards.
  • Work with Senior Director of Development Operations and information technology staff to set standards for prospect information acquisition, storage, retrieval, and dissemination.
  • Using a variety of electronic and print resources, develop and synthesize information on prospects to produce informative profiles/background biographies with information on career, financial capacity, philanthropic interests, and relationship to DU.
  • Undertake financial analysis of prospects' and donors' known wealth indicators to assess potential philanthropic capacity.
  • Proactively track and disseminate donor and prospect-related information to development staff and selected DU leadership for cultivation and solicitation.
  • Monitor news and publicly-available financial information on current major and principal gift donors and prospects from SEC filings, press releases, and major newspapers.
  • Strategize and partner with development staff to support the development of high-capacity portfolios.
  • Plan, set measurable goals for, and execute the identification and qualification of new major gift prospects.
  • Develop supportive and productive relationships with development staff and other DU staff involved in fundraising.
  • Maintain proficiency with standard prospect research resources (electronic, print, and other) and stay abreast of new resources and technologies. 
  • Use the database to track research activity for internal prospect research metrics.
  • Seek opportunities for professional development to enhance job performance.
  • Safeguard the confidentiality of constituent information at all times by adhering to ethical and confidentiality guidelines of DU and APRA, the professional organization for prospect research professionals.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of related experience in prospect research or related role, preferably in a fundraising environment. The successful candidate will have an affinity for Ducks Unlimited’s mission and programs, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, technological tools available to DU, including DuckSystem (fundraising and donor management software), Blackbaud CRM, Microsoft Windows computer environment, and Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required).
  • Familiarity with Internet search strategies and experience using, or ability to learn quickly, electronic databases and online search tools such as LexisNexis for Development Professionals, WealthEngine, Morningstar Intelligize, GuideStar, ResearchPoint, DonorSearch, iWave, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to retrieve, manipulate, analyze and synthesize information gathered from a variety of sources (electronic, print, and personal accounts).
  • High attention to detail and follow-up, and excellent organizational skills required – including the ability to prioritize and multi-task several projects simultaneously.
  • An aptitude for critical thinking and problem solving. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
  • Understanding of philanthropy (mission, practice, trends) and fundraising practices (the development cycle, general prospect management policies and practices).
  • Flexible and adaptable to new programs in an emerging and changing environment.


Candidates must be willing to work hours that extend outside of the typical workday and workweek throughout the year; some overnight travel is required. The successful candidate is expected to reside in the Memphis metropolitan area and will work at the Ducks Unlimited National Headquarters located in Memphis, TN. Resume review will begin on May 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. 

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&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=291030&source=CC3&lang=en_US and submit a cover letter indicating why you are interested in the position and a resume highlighting your qualifications by May 31, 2019. For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact:
Anita Tyler, Senior Director of Development Operations
One Waterfowl Way
Memphis, TN 38120
atyler@ducks.org 


Corporate Marketing and Communications Specialist / Coordinator
National Headquarters - Memphis, TN

The primary purpose for this position is to support communications and marketing strategies, tactics and activities involved in acquiring and maintaining corporate support for DU’s conservation mission through corporate philanthropy and sustainability programs. This position facilitates communications with, and creates tools for, the DU communications, development and corporate relations teams at Ducks Unlimited.

Corporate outreach efforts will include targeted proposal packages and presentations, outreach and mission awareness campaigns, corporate marketing support and ongoing corporate communications through print, video and digital channels (web, social, and email.)

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create and coordinate partner-focused content by creating and following a planning calendar, while actively pursuing engaging and inspiring content ideas and themes appealing to a corporate audience as opportunities arise.
  • Plan and write content, including proposals, presentations, press releases, social media posts and content for Ducks Unlimited Magazine, the DU website, newsletters, social media and other communications channels.
  • Help apply and maintain consistency with corporate outreach standards.
  • Collaborate with internal team members to ensure relevancy.
  • Promote content strategy internally and in the broader community of design and content professionals.
  • Partners with other departments in the organization to deliver new ideas and strategy for corporate-focused content delivery.
  • Works closely with the Director of Communications and others to develop brand positioning and messaging for a corporate audience and ensures that it is carried out through all editorial content; including articles, announcements and interviews as well as advertising, direct marketing, and social media.
  • Inspires corporate executives and decision makers with on-point stories, videos, and images.
  • Develops understanding of DU services and mission deliverables, target audience, and competitor activities.
  • Protects, edits, and proofreads the language of the brand while also elevating it.
  • Collaborates closely with corporate relations, communications and marketing staff to leverage analytics insights and incorporate analytics feedback into decision-making about content.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a platform to monitor and manage all of DU’s corporate partner communications assets.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications, marketing communications or a related field.
  • 3-5 years of journalism/communications/marketing experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.), Cision or similar media engagement platforms.

Other Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of writing and design tools
  • Demonstrated project management, presentation, organizational and follow-up skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in public relations and/or developing marketing programs
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and apply various technical and scientific information

Preferred Qualifications and Experience working with:

  • Marketing agencies and corporate communications teams
  • Business/Industry and mainstream media
  • Non-Profit fundraising and development teams

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=204993&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 and attach a cover letter, resume and references. For further information regarding this position or to request application materials, please contact James Powell at jpowell@ducks.org, One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN. 38120. 


Regional Biologist – Western Region
Rancho Cordova, California

The Western Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) has an immediate opening for an experienced Regional Biologist to help deliver DU’s on-the-ground conservation programs in California and Nevada.  The position will be stationed in DU’s Western Regional Office in Rancho Cordova, California, and be part of a team of biologists, engineers, and support staff responsible for implementing DU’s mission by conserving, restoring, and managing wetlands and associated habitats. 

Qualifications
Candidates must have at a minimum 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. Applicants must have a working knowledge of wetland ecology; waterfowl, shorebird, and waterbird biology, as well as state and federal wetland conservation programs, policies, and laws. Demonstrated experience with various state and federal regulatory requirements (e.g., California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and Clean Water Act) as they relate to wetland restoration and enhancement is beneficial. Excellent written and oral communication, organizational skills, and the ability to use personal computers are required. Proven proposal/grant writing skills, project management capabilities, and wetland restoration/enhancement experience are desired. Familiarity with the program area’s biological resources, environmental issues, and private and public stakeholders is beneficial.

Duties and Responsibilities
This position will be part of a team of biologists and engineers working on several major water conveyance infrastructure and wetland conservation projects to improve water delivery and habitat quality for key wetland complexes. The incumbent will work with a project team on all tasks related to biological resources including ensuring environmental compliance, implementing mitigation, managing sub-consultants, coordinating with stakeholders, conducting outreach, site monitoring, and integrating engineering and environmental elements of the projects. The primary focus of this position will be California’s Sacramento Valley.  Future work may occur in other high priority areas of California and Nevada.  

Other duties will include: 
Project Initiation - identifying potential projects, developing/maintaining relationships with public and private stakeholders that may partner with DU, and writing and submitting funding proposals to various sources to secure funding for wetland conservation project work. 

Project Management/Delivery - coordinating with landowners and other stakeholders, DU engineering staff, consultants, and permitting agencies to ensure timely and on-budget delivery of projects; negotiation of project agreements; report writing; budget management; biological technical assistance; entering project tracking data in DU’s business information system; and completing preliminary property inspections, baseline documentation, and annual monitoring of easement lands.  

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=203351&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 and attach a cover letter, resume and references.  For more 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


Agronomy Summer Interns (2) – South Dakota 


The Great Plains Regional Office of Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) is soliciting resumes for two agronomy summer interns for South Dakota. The incumbents will work under the direction of the Manager of Conservation Programs for South Dakota and become part of a team of agronomists, biologists, engineers, and other professionals. The incumbents will focus primarily in the Prairie Pothole Region of eastern South Dakota and be involved in a variety of tasks related to DU’s new soil health initiative. The position location will be Brookings, South Dakota. 

Qualifications:
Candidates must have at a minimum, one year of advanced education in the field of agronomy or a closely related field. Experience and education related to cover crops, no-till practices, and other soil health practices is desirable. Experience working on a farm is desirable. Experience with research projects and a working knowledge of wetland ecology and waterfowl biology is desirable. Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to use personal computers are required. Ability to work independently is necessary. Ability to work with producers, research, and land management professionals is desired. Familiarity with the region’s biological resources and agricultural operations is beneficial. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record and demonstrate ability to work independently with little direct supervision. Ducks Unlimited requires drug testing for new employees.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Incumbents’ duties and responsibilities will include: conducting various soil health tests and collecting soil and tissue samples for testing on properties enrolled in one of DU’s soil health programs, assisting with cover crop and soil health outreach efforts to landowners, planting and monitoring cover crop test plots and other cover crops fields, assisting with waterfowl nest searching efforts, coordinating with DU biological staff on research and monitoring efforts focused at documenting benefits to soil health and nesting waterfowl resulting from the implementation of soil health practices. Monitoring activities may include a variety of soil health tests, including conducting infiltration tests and collecting soil and tissue samples for later laboratory analysis by others. Incumbents may also be asked to represent DU at various venues, including venues designed to promote soil health practices to producers. Incumbents may also be asked to help develop written materials, including grant proposals, seeking funds for a variety of soil health related activities. Ability to work outside in unfavorable weather conditions is a requirement. 

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=199879&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001 and attach a letter of interest, current resume, and daytime contact information (email and phone numbers) for three references. Applications will be considered as they are received, and position will remain open until filled. For further information regarding the position, or to request application materials, please contact:
Brad Schmidt
Agronomist
Great Plains Region
2301 Research Park Way, Suite 246
Brookings, SD 57006
Work: 605.592.1277
bschmidt@ducks.org


Visitor Services Representative 
Memphis, TN


The Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center (WHC) is seeking a part-time candidate for the position of Visitor Service Representative. This position is in the Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid and is part of a team that works together to provide the best possible experience to museum visitors. Applicants should be reliable, flexible, and personable; possess strong communication skills; can think on their feet; exhibit a professional manner and attire at all times; and positively portray the mission of Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the continent’s leader in waterfowl and wetlands conservation.

Primary Duties:

• Provide an exceptional experience to all who visit the WHC
• Greet all groups visiting WHC
• Assist in opening and closing the museum
• Represent DU and the museum positively 
• Ensure the galleries are clean and presentable 
• Provide guided tours of the WHC
• Assist with educational programs and events

Desired Qualities:

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a willingness to learn
• Must be able to work well in an unpredictable environment
• Experience working with visitors of all ages desired
• Ability to speak in front of large groups of people
• An interest in and knowledge of waterfowl, waterfowl hunting and conservation a plus

*Candidates must be willing to work weekends and holidays.

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=197873&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001, and attach a cover letter, resume and references. For further information regarding this position, or to request application materials please contact: Katie Burke ~ Manager, Waterfowling Heritage Center, Ducks Unlimited, Inc., One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN. 38120, Phone: 901-758-3765, kburke@ducks.org. 


 

 

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