Ducks Unlimited Canada
A Ducks Unlimited Canada employee en route to the next study location  

Recognized as one of Manitoba's Top Employers

Here are some of the reasons why Ducks Unlimited Canada was selected as one of Manitoba's Top Employers (2019):

  • Ducks Unlimited Canada starts new employees with 3 weeks of paid vacation and up to 5 paid personal days off to help employees balance their work and personal lives -- employees can also apply for an unpaid leave of absence for up to 1 year in duration
  • Ducks Unlimited Canada is housed in an exceptionally unique and inspirational head office location that is very much in keeping with the non-profit's advocacy work -- located in the Oak Hammock Marsh Wildlife Management Area, employees have immediate access to over 30 kilometres of trails for walking, running, biking, hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing
Employees of Ducks Unlimited Canada conducting electrofishing at the Delta Marsh in Manitoba  

Highlights

Industry Environmental Conservation
Established in Canada 1938
Major Canadian hiring locations Yorkton SK, Barrie ON, Surrey BC, Calgary AB, Kamloops BC, Regina SK, Fredericton NB, St. John's NL, Kingston ON, Winnipeg MB, Québec QC, Charlottetown PE, Brandon MB, Stonewall MB, Edmonton AB, Saskatoon SK, Amherst NS
Full-time employees in Canada 329
Part-time employees in Canada 68
Average age of employees in Canada 44 years
Longest serving employee 43 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 75% of the premiums
Health spending account up to $500 each year
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 5 paid days)

The Career Directory

Ducks Unlimited Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
Employees of Ducks Unlimited Canada removing a hydro-lab from the Delta Marsh in Manitoba

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Environmental Conservation
Full-time employees in Canada 251 to 500
Major Canadian hiring locations Yorkton SK, Barrie ON, Surrey BC, Calgary AB, Kamloops BC, Regina SK, Fredericton NB, St. John's NL, Kingston ON, Winnipeg MB, Québec QC, Charlottetown PE, Brandon MB, Stonewall MB, Edmonton AB, Saskatoon SK, Amherst NS
Student opportunities summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation
Other info for new grads Summer students support the company's provincial conservation programs from a variety of areas including agriculture, biology, engineering, environmental science, plant ecology, and resource management.
Typical new grad positions Accounting Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Agrologist, Agronomist, Biologist, Café Assistant, Call Centre Representative, Communications Coordinator, Conservation Land Negotiator, Conservation Technician, Education Specialist, Engineering Technologist, Federal Policy Analyst, Interpreter, Fundraiser, GIS Technician, IT Support Specialist, HR Administrator, Plant Ecologist, Research Biologist, Research Technician, Software Developer
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer, (up to 5 paid days)
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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