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Position Title:  Resource Conservationist

Position Summary: Allegheny County Conservation District (ACCD) is hiring a full-time Resource Conservationist. ACCD’s goal is to protect watersheds from becoming impaired by non-point source pollution, such as sedimentation. Under a delegation agreement with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), ACCD conducts technical assistance, inspections and enforcement actions when appropriate to mitigate the effects of non-point source pollution in accordance with the Clean Streams Law, National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits, and Chapter 102 Erosion and Sediment Pollution Control and Chapter 105 Water Obstructions and Encroachments.

There are two primary functions of this position: permit reviews and inspections related to the Chapter 102 and 105 programs. First, this position is responsible for inspections of erosion and sediment controls on NPDES permitted construction sites and investigation of complaints related to construction activities and waterway obstructions, issuing appropriate reports and other communications regarding findings

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To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three references with ‘Resource Conservationist’ in the subject line to resumes@accdpa.org. The position will remain open until filled.