Conservation District Employment Opportunities

Career Opportunities


Agricultural Resource Conservationist

Position Description:
An Agricultural Resource Conservationist provides technical and financial assistance to local
landowners in order to conserve soil, and to protect and enhance Chester County's natural
resources. The Conservation District works actively with farmers to bring them into compliance
with environmental regulations while providing a benefit to the landowner. The chosen candidate
will be responsible for review and administration of the nutrient management program, field
implementation of conservation practices, development and review of conservation plan, manure
management plans, and agricultural erosion & sediment plans. Additional responsibilities include
administration and reporting for respective watershed programs, procurement of financial
assistance, complaint investigation, environmental education, and direct contact with site
contractors.

The selected candidate will hold a Baccalaureate Degree with major course emphasis in
agriculture, geography, geology, biology, planning, environmental science, other natural
sciences, or equivalent work experience. The position requires approximately 35% of time spent
in the field on possible rough terrain and a valid driver’s license. We are looking for a computer
literate self-motivated team player with a great attitude for success and desire to succeed. Direct
experience with the agricultural industry and bilingual capabilities are desired.
This is a full time position with a starting salary beginning at $44,925 annually, based on
education and experience. The continuation of the position is based on year-to-year funding.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed,
color, age, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry or national origin.

Inquiries concerning details about the position can be made to Dan Miloser at 610-925-4920 ext.
115 or dmiloser@chesco.org

Apply online at www.chesco.org under Job Opportunities or contact The County of Chester
Human Resources Department at (610) 344-6280. Applications will be accepted until position
is filled.

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