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.
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy has a full time opening in its Community Gardens/Greenspace department for a Field Staff position, based in Pittsburgh. Supports field work at community gardens and greening projects throughout the region. Collects data and other information to document and monitor projects; leads volunteer groups in a variety of landscaping and community greening activities during spring, summer, and fall. Candidates must have training or equivalent of two years of experience in horticultural and / or landscaping techniques, good organizational skills, strong initiative, ability to work well with others and the ability to work well independently. Background and/or understanding of environmental revitalization and green infrastructure helpful. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including: long hours, evenings, and weekends as needed in all weather. Must be able to perform daily physical landscape labor, including occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds. Must have a valid driver’s license. Position provides excellent benefits and a competitive wage.
To apply, send a resume, cover letter and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org and list Garden Staff in the subject line.
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 email@example.com and list Membership in the subject line.
Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.