Mitigation Intern – North Dakota

Ducks Unlimited, Inc.
Great Plains Regional Office in Bismarck, ND
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Compensation: This is a temporary/seasonal position not to exceed 12-months (part time) or 9 months (full time). Hourly pay rate would be $12-14/hour. Work schedule of approximately 25-40 hours per week to be determined. Benefits and housing are NOT provided.
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An exciting opportunity is available to work with Ducks Unlimited (DU), the world leader in wetlands conservation. We are seeking a temporary intern/technician with motivation to successfully transition from their academic education to a professional career in natural resource management. The intern would help deliver aspects of DU’s growing wetland mitigation program in the Great Plains region. This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring resource professionals to gain experience with DU’s wetland mitigation and various other conservation programs. This position would work closely with the mitigation team and develop skills in report writing, research, financial reports, conservation easements, data analysis, GIS analysis, marketing, wetland vegetation/hydrology monitoring, and vegetation management. The intern position would be based out of DU’s Great Plains Regional Office in Bismarck, ND. Duties/Responsibilities: Support mitigation team in delivery of wetland mitigation program and projects by assisting with and/or performing the following tasks: wetland monitoring and reporting (may require infrequent overnight travel), site investigations to determine suitability for wetland restoration, GIS map production and analysis, credit sales tasks, research/literature review, marketing, vegetation management, permitting, annual reports, construction management, data analysis, mitigation plans, public presentations, outreach efforts, meeting organization, and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Prefer a Bachelor’s degree or upper-level undergraduate student with relevant experience in biology, natural resources, wildlife, conservation or wetland related field. Desirable skills include GIS skills, plant identification, vegetation management experience, Microsoft Excel, and report writing. The successful applicant would be highly motivated, have strong organizational and written and oral communication skills, have the ability to work both independently and as a team member, have excellent computer skills, ability to operate ATV, and have knowledge of wetlands and wildlife habitat conservation issues. The successful candidate may be asked to travel and work in physically-demanding settings and in all weather conditions. To apply: Click this link: fill out the application materials, and attach a resume (which includes at least one professional reference with email & daytime phone number) and cover letter. The cover letter should address applicant’s interest in the position (e.g. qualifications, career goals, etc.), preference/justification for part-time versus full-time employment given any time commitment constraints, and preferred and/or acceptable start date. Position will remain open until filled; please view online listing to check open status. For more information regarding this position please contact: Justin Williams at 701.355.3566 or
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