Employment

Careers at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are rewarding in more ways than one. Working for the conservation of Pennsylvania’s natural resources, you’ll experience an unusually deep sense of accomplishment, pride and camaraderie with other like-minded professionals.

Applicants who are interested in being considered for a position can either send a cover letter and resume to the email address listed in the job description, or download and print an application. Completed applications can be sent to:

     Attn: Human Resources
     1478 Mill Run Road
     Mill Run, PA 15464

 


 

Cafe Assistant

Fallingwater Pastry Internship

Fallingwater Tour Guides

Fallingwater Visitor Services Representative

Fisheries Biologist

Membership Theater Host/Hostess


 



Café Assistant -
Mill Run, PA

Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterwork, located just 4 miles north of Ohiopyle State Park, has 2 part time openings in its Café. Duties include waiting on customers, running the cash register, clean up, and minor food prep. Must be dependable and available to work both during the week and weekends, as needed. Position will run through November and then will be laid off until the spring. Send letter and resume to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Café Assistant in the subject line.
 


 

Fallingwater Pastry Internship - Mill Run, PA

Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is seeking a summer intern to work with the Fallingwater Chef.

Job Description: This is a unique opportunity to work at a world-renowned architectural site. The pastry intern will be involved in a variety of tasks related to baking for Fallingwater. The intern will be involved in generating pastry items for the Fallingwater Café and certain special events, prepare yeast rolls, breads, pies, tarts, cookies, and other desserts, prepare and decorate cakes, cookies and centerpieces, specialty pastry items and confectionery items, and suggesting creatively designed presentation of food items. The intern works under the supervision of the Fallingwater Chef.

Qualifications: We are looking for a qualified student with culinary education and/or background experience with an emphasis on baking/pastry. Must be willing to work some evenings and weekends, as needed.

Position Duration: Summer, 2014. Intern will be expected to work during normal business hours (typically 8:30am to 5:00pm), forty hours per week. Fallingwater is open Memorial Day and Independence Day.

Location: Fallingwater is located in rural Mill Run, Pennsylvania (zip code 15464), and is approximately ninety miles from the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). Having a motor vehicle is strongly recommended as there are no stores or amenities within walking distance.

Pay: This is an hourly paid internship that includes free, onsite shared housing. Interns are required to provide their own food, linens, laundry supplies, and incidentals.


Application Process: To apply, email cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Pastry Intern in the subject line. Application deadline is March 31, 2014.

 


 

Fallingwater Tour Guides - Mill Run, PA

Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural masterwork, located just 4 miles north of Ohiopyle State Park, has openings for part time Tour Guides. Must be comfortable speaking in front of groups, must be dependable and able to work weekends and holidays, as needed. If you are interested mail letter of interest and/or resume to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Tour Guide in the subject of the email.

 


Fallingwater Visitor Services Representative - Mill Run, PA

Fallingwater, the architectural masterpiece designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, has three part time openings in the Visitor Services Department. Will provide superior customer service, handle reservations, sell admission tickets and on-line ticket sales, and greet and assist visitors at the visitor services desk. Qualifications include good verbal and written communications skills, professional telephone etiquette, very good computer skills, and a strong customer service orientation. Must be flexible with schedule and available to work weekends as needed. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list VSR in the subject line of the email.


Fisheries Biologist - Hollidaysburg, PA
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), is seeking a skilled professional with fisheries biology and Geographic Information System expertise to assist with data management, data entry and data reporting in accordance with PFBC protocols, and also to conduct field investigations and studies to document the biological, chemical, and physical attributes of Pennsylvania’s unassessed waters. The position will be based at WPC’s Juniata and Potomac Region office in Hollidaysburg, PA and will report to the Watershed Manager. This is a full-time, contract funded position, with funding through September 2015.
Candidates must have a 4-year degree related to fisheries biology, aquatic ecology, fisheries management or a related field. Good communication skills via phone and also in person are required. Experience with Geographic Information Systems and the ability to use various fish sampling gear are needed. A valid driver’s license is required. This position offers a competitive salary and fringe benefits.
If you are interested in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Fisheries Biologist in the subject line of the email.
 


Membership Theater Host/Hostess - Mill Run, PA

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has part time openings in its Fallingwater Membership Theater, located in Mill Run, PA. Gives a brief presentation to visitors at the conclusion of their tour of Fallingwater and invites them to become members and supporters of Fallingwater/Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. Qualifications include being comfortable speaking in front of groups, having basic computer skills, previous experience handling cash, and accuracy and attention to detail. This position offers a competitive hourly rate. Successful applicants must be flexible with schedule and available to work weekends and holidays as needed. To apply, send a letter and resume to wpcjobs@paconserve.org and list Membership in the subject line.

 


Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.