DUCKS UNLIMITED, INC. — the leader in wetlands conservation — has exciting opportunities for professionals with GIS and natural resources expertise.  DU has been using advanced GIS and remote sensing technologies since 1984 to manage the complex issues in wetland and waterfowl management, land-use planning, and environmental conservation.  The GIS Intern position will be based in our Great Lakes/Atlantic Regional Office in Dexter, Michigan, and requires GIS experience with ESRI products and a background in natural resources/wildlife/wetlands.

DU has an immediate need for someone to work with a team of GIS professionals to update the National Wetlands Inventory within the Great Lakes.   The successful GIS Intern should have experience with GIS data development, photo interpretation and preferably some experience with wetland classification.   Other responsibilities may include assisting with a variety of GIS projects using datasets throughout the Great Lakes and Eastern Coastal region, assembling metadata; supporting project biologists with mapping needs; and setup and maintenance of GIS systems.

The qualified applicant will be a self-motivated, conscientious individual who can work independently with minimal supervision, as well as communicate closely with Ducks Unlimited biologists and engineers.   We are looking for a person with a background in natural resources and experience in GIS.  Some experience with databases, wildlife management, ecology, and wetlands is preferred.

Demonstrated ability with ESRI products
Good organizational skills
Very good inter-personal skills
Background in wetlands/wildlife
Photo interpretation skills

Computer troubleshooting skills
Cartographic Design
Wetland classification and identification skills

TERM: Position has a term of up to 12 months.  COMPENSATION: Paid hourly.

To Apply:  Please fill out the application materials on this link https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7deee1c0-b159-4fdc-8bdb-3f1d87c47510&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=403171&source=CC2&lang=en_US and attach a cover letter, resume and daytime information (phone & email) for three professional references by April 16, 2021.  To request application materials, please contact Brittani Donovan at bdonovan@ducks.org. For further questions regarding the position, please contact:
Mathew Halliday
GIS Analyst
7322 Newman Boulevard, Bldg. 1
Dexter, MI 48130