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Position Title: Resource Conservationist (2 Positions Open)

The Berks County Conservation District is looking for qualified applicants to fill the Resource Conservationist position, this is a full-time, permanent position with benefits.

Resource Conservationists are responsible for implementing several state delegated regulatory programs that include, but are not limited to, Chapter 92 (NPDES), Chapter 102 (Erosion Control) and Chapter 105 (Waterway Management).

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities
Primary Responsibilities -

  • Review Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control Plans to determine their compliance with the requirements of Chapter 102 and generate review letters as a part of the review process
  • Conduct inspections of project sites to determine compliance and document site observations on official inspection reports
  • Respond to complaints and document site observations
  • Process permit applications under the Chapter 92, Chapter 102, and Chapter 105 programs. •Initiate and participate in enforcement proceedings
  • Maintain files in accordance with delegated requirements
  • Respond to requests for information, education, and technical assistance
  • As well as other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Environmental Science, Engineering or related field
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may qualify at the discretion of the Berks County Conservation District
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • This position requires working with the public, strong verbal and written communication skills are essential

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,000.00 - $55,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location: In person

Berks County Conservation District 1238 County Welfare Road, Suite 200, Leesport, PA 19533  •  610-372-4657

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