Regional Biologist – Canada
This is a remote position based in either the Yorkton or Saskatoon, Saskatchewan region
Delta Waterfowl Foundation is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Regional Biologist to assist in the delivery and expansion of Delta’s current waterfowl programs in prairie Canada.
Tracing our roots back to 1911, The Duck Hunters Organization continues to be a leading innovator in continental conservation, working to produce ducks and secure the future of waterfowling in North America. Science remains a key pillar of Delta’s approach to advocating the right solutions regarding waterfowl production, habitat conservation and management, and local, regional, or continental policy issues. Delta is the voice for waterfowl hunters, a leading advocate for waterfowl, and home to the largest waterfowl hunter recruitment program in North America.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
As a member of the waterfowl program team, the Canada Regional Biologist is an organized and self-motivated individual with a strong science and waterfowl management background. This position has a variety of responsibilities and opportunities, but this person will primarily focus on the delivery and oversight of Delta Waterfowl’s waterfowl programs in the Canadian prairies.
- Manage operations of Delta Waterfowl’s waterfowl programs within Canadian target areas.
- Assist with developing an annual budget for waterfowl programs.
- Recruit and train individuals responsible for delivering Delta programs.
- Work with provincial and federal agencies, along with other non-profit organizations, to obtain permission and permits to deliver Delta programs.
- Generate any necessary annual proposals and close-out reports for provincial and federal permitting agencies for required permits.
- Use available technology (GIS) and field reconnaissance to select, map, and evaluate Delta’s waterfowl programs.
- Represent Delta at annual meetings with permitting agencies to discuss waterfowl program research and delivery permit needs.
- Assist the Delta science team with the determination of research needs and the development of high-quality research projects.
- Respond to programmatic questions from Delta members and others via email, social media, and phone conversations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
- Bachelor’s degree in a science-related natural resources field.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and experience working with multiple stakeholder groups.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Must be proficient with Microsoft applications, including spreadsheets, internet, and computer applications.
- Familiarity with geographic information systems (GIS) software and applications are preferred.
- Must be able to carry 50 lbs. unassisted
- Must have valid, unrestricted driver’s license.
- Must be able to operate a truck and trailer and small equipment (bobcat)
- Must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimum supervision and guidance.
- Must have demonstrated leadership skills, excellent organizational skills, and work well as a team member.
- Trustworthy and possessing the highest personal and professional integrity and quality standards.
- Must be willing to incur overnight travel.
For more information about the position, please contact Mike Buxton at 701-222-8857 ext. 5204 or email@example.com.
Please submit the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Cover letter
Delta Waterfowl Foundation is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer.