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Research Technicians (6 positions) - Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research

Ongoing Position: 
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Are you interested in gaining work experience with one of North America's leading wetland and waterfowl research programs?

Ducks Unlimited Canada's Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research is seeking Research Technicians to work on a northern pintail duckling survival study in southern Saskatchewan beginning in mid April or early May 2012. These positions are expected to be three to four month terms.

Research staff responsibilities include, but are not limited to, searching for waterfowl nests, waterfowl pair and brood surveys, trapping, marking and radio-tracking waterfowl, wetland inventories, habitat mapping, and data management. Candidates must be able to perform rigorous fieldwork, cope with poor weather and live in rural locations. A degree, diploma, completed coursework or relevant work experience in biology, ecology, zoology or a related field is required.

with a combination of research, waterfowl, or wetland experience will be given preference. The gross salary for these positions is $2,200 CDN/month. Accommodation will be provided. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2012.

If you are qualified and interested in these opportunities, please forward (email preferred) your cover letter (including date of availability for work), resumé, names of three references and a copy of your academic transcripts for confidential consideration to the attention of

Ducks Unlimited Canada  
Institute for Wetland and Waterfowl Research Phone: 204-467-3295
Attn: Yvonne Kaye Fax: 204-467-3410
PO Box 1160 E-mail:
Stonewall, MB R0C 2Z0  

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Created in 1938, Ducks Unlimited Canada is a private, non-profit organization that conserves, restores and manages wetlands and associated habitats for North America's waterfowl.
These habitats also benefit other wildlife and people.

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