Posted on October 28, 2014 - GC1544

Company: Ducks Unlimited Canada
Position: GIS Technician (36-month term)
Location: Brandon, MB
Contact Name: Carly Bjornsson
Deadline: November 14, 2014

Job Description

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada, Canada’s leader in wetland conservation, is seeking a confident, energetic and dedicated GIS Technician with strong outdoor field skills to join our team in Brandon, Manitoba. 

As a member of our habitat conservation team, you will be responsible for providing GIS technical expertise including data collection and management, decision support, and cartographic products in consultation/collaboration with team members in support of habitat retention and restoration efforts in Manitoba.  This position will also include some field data collection services.

You are self-motivated, enjoy a complex, changing environment, can manage numerous projects on tight deadlines and are able to build positive working relationships with staff and stakeholders. 

Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented individual with strong organizational, time management and interpersonal skills who is capable of seeing the bigger picture.


Additional Details

  • Expected term of employment is 36 months

  • Daytime business hours, Monday to Friday

  • 35 hours per week


Job Qualifications


  • Possess a technical diploma in GIS and/or university degree in geography, natural resources or related discipline or related experience

  • Solid understanding and strong working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS 10.x.

  • Understanding of wetland mapping principles and air photo interpretation experience

  • Be familiar with data creation, geoprocessing, geodatabases and metadata maintenance

  • Knowledge cartographic principles (projections and datums)

  • Excellent cartographic skills in developing various communication delivery products

  • Ability to communicate both written and oral in a professional manner

  • Ability to work well independently and also in a team setting while keeping others informed of your progress.

  • A valid driver’s license is required

Other Information

How to Apply

In Canada, we lose up to 80 acres of wetlands every day.  We need your help to stop this loss.  If you’re a conservation-minded individual who is interested in this opportunity, please submit your cover letter (including salary expectations) and resumé for confidential consideration to the attention of:


Carly Bjornsson, HR Generalist

Ducks Unlimited Canada



Closing date: November 14, 2014


Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is the leader in wetland conservation. A registered charity, DUC partners with government, industry, non-profit organizations and landowners to conserve wetlands that are critical to waterfowl, wildlife and the environment. Learn more at


While DUC would like to thank all applicants, only candidates

considered for an interview will be contacted.

Ducks Unlimited Canada
P.O. Box 1160

Stonewall, MB
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