Fayette County Conservation District

Fayette County, PA

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Committed to the conservation, protection, restoration, and wise use of Fayette County’s natural resources.


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Resource Conservation Technician Job Posting

The Fayette County Conservation District is looking for candidates to fill a full-time position as a Resource Conservation Technician. The position requires both office and fieldwork.

Education requirements: Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies, natural sciences, agriculture or similar field of study. One to two years of similar job experience preferred.

The technician is responsible for providing technical assistance for the Chapter 105 Water Obstruction and Encroachment Program and the Chapter 102 Erosion and Sedimentation Pollution Control program, supporting the National Pollution Discharge Elimination Systems program. This position requires fieldwork – must be able to walk over rough terrain – and Chapter 102 and Chapter 105 plan and permit reviews.

Once hired, and every 4 years thereafter, employees must be able to pass the PA Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151) and PA state police criminal background check. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
A benefits package(medical insurance reimbursement, retirement plan, paid vacation, paid sick time, paid personal days) is included.

How to apply: Interested candidates must submit a cover letter and resume to the Fayette County Conservation District office at the address or email below. Application materials must be received by 6/14/2024.

Please contact the Conservation District at (724) 438-4497 with any questions.
10 Nickman Plaza Lemont Furnace, PA 15456
Email: hknupsky@live.com

Leadership on behalf of the Environment

The staff of the Fayette County Conservation District have dedicated themselves to service and leadership on behalf of the environment.

We are available to provide technical assistance to Fayette County residents and organizations through programs such as:

  • Farm conservation planning
  • Environmental and conservation education programs
  • Residential conservation assistance
  • Tree sales and consulting
  • Erosion and sedimentation plan review

Fayette County
Conservation District

10 Nickman Plaza
Lemont Furnace, PA 15456

(724) 438-4497