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Position: Agrologist
Organization: Duck Unlimited Canada
Location: Yorkton, Saskatchewan

The Opportunity

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), a leader in Canadian habitat conservation, is seeking an experienced professional to assist in the delivery of our regional conservation projects.

In this position, you will deliver, implement and evaluate programs including reviewing and promoting new developments and technical information in the area of forage establishment, forage production and grazing management systems.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with strong agronomic skills; someone who enjoys a complex, changing environment and is capable of managing a diverse portfolio of projects on tight deadlines. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills enable you to deal effectively with various stakeholders. Previous experience with livestock production and forage would be beneficial to this position.

Our ideal candidate will also have a demonstrated expertise in project planning and execution, financial and contract management, and tendering and contractor supervision.

Experience in agriculture extension with farmers/farm groups and knowledge of winter cereals agronomy would be considered assets.
Your five years of directly related experience, professionalism and outgoing personality will make you the ideal candidate for this which is based from our dog-friendly office in Yorkton.


  • A post-secondary degree in Agriculture with a major in agronomy or related discipline; preference will be given to those who possess a P. Ag and/or Certified crop advisor designation
  • Previous experience with annual cropping systems and forage production
  • Skill sets include experience with field scouting, weed identification and subsequent control recommendations, nutrient management, crop production, forage selection, and the ability to manage seeding and spraying operations
  • Agriculture extension experience with farmers, ag retail and ag contractors
  • Strong planning, reporting and project management skills
  • An understanding of local agricultural, industry and conservation practices would be considered an asset
  • Experience with GPS, ArcView, MS Office, and airphoto interpretation
  • Excellent organization, interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written
  • Valid driver’s license, as some travel will be required for this position.

How to Apply

Working for DUC is a career highlight for many staff. Let us know if making a difference is important to you.

If you are qualified and interested in this opportunity, please visit our online career center to submit your application for confidential consideration:

Closing Deadline: Wednesday March 28, 2018

Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) is a 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.

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Numéro : 44566       Date publiée sur Mar 12 2018