Job Openings

Careers at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy are rewarding in more ways than one. While working at the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, including at Fallingwater, you’ll experience an unusually deep sense of accomplishment, pride and camaraderie with other like-minded professionals.

Cafe_Assistant - Mill_Run, Pa.
Ecological_Information_Specialist_PA Natural_Heritage_Program - Harrisburg, Pa.

Mill Run, PA

Fallingwater, a property entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, 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 and list Café Assistant in the subject line.


Harrisburg, PA

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Bureau of Forestry, is seeking a skilled professional with botanical and ecological expertise to provide technical guidance and outreach to state land managers, foresters, DCNR planners and policy makers, and private landowners. This position will review development projects for potential impacts to native plants of special concern or related habitats, provide assistance with the management, maintenance, and policy development for DCNR’s Native Wild Plant Program, and assist with other conservation initiatives within the Bureau of Forestry. The position will be based in the DCNR Bureau of Forestry office in Harrisburg, PA.

Candidates should have a 4-year degree in botany, biology, ecology, natural resources, environmental science, or a related field; master’s degree preferred. Excellent communication skills are required. Experience with Geographic Information Systems, a commitment to conservation goals, and familiarity with Pennsylvania’s flora, natural communities, or ecology is preferred. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

If you are interested in this position, please send a letter, resume, and salary requirements to and list Ecol Info Specialist in the subject line of the email. Deadline to apply is 7/03/17.

Mill Run, PA

Fallingwater, a property entrusted to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, has several part time openings in the Visitor Services Department. Provides superior customer service, handles reservations, sells admission tickets and on-line ticket sales, and greets and assists 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 and list VSR in the subject line of the email.

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Western Pennsylvania Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer.