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Conservation Resource Specialist

Company: Mercer County Commissioners
Location: Mercer
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Mercer CountyConservation District Conservation Resource Specialist Mercer County is currently seekinga Full Time Conservation Resource Specialist.Please visit www.mercercountypa.gov under theCounty employment opportunities sectionto learn more about this position and how to apply.Deadline to Apply: Sept. 17, 2022County Of Mercer - Employee Job DescriptionDepartment: Conservation (MCCD) Position Title: Conservation Resource Specialist IPay Classification: P&A 05 ($19.23/hr. Entry - $27.03/hr.) Full Medical Insurance Package County Pension Plan 13 Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation and SickFull Time - 35 hours per week Reports To: Conservation District ManagerDate of Job Description Creation/Update: Overall Descriptions of the Position: This position requires operation level work in the fields of erosion and sediment pollution control, water quality monitoring, civil engineering, agronomy, and wildlife management. Work involves a variety of duties relating to the administration, operation, and compliance with the requirements of Chapter 102, Erosion Control and Chapter 105, Dam Safety and Encroachment regulations; and technical assistance required by the Mercer County Conservation District Program. Position Requirements:A Bachelor of Science Degree in a related engineering or science field, one year related experience and the required technical abilities.Working knowledge of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.General knowledge of the physical, engineering, soils and plant sciences.Ability to apply the principles of engineering technology to specific situations.Ability to read and interpret technical literature, engineering drawings and plans.Must be able to use basic instruments and equipment needed to design or inspect earth disturbance activities including transit, hand level, clinometer and planimeter.Must have experience in Global Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) experience preferred.Must possess all Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearances as required by County policy.Ability to use equipment and apply principles used in water quality and pollution control.Ability to communicate with co-workers, other County, Local, State and Federal agencies and members of the public effectively.Ability to perceive mechanical, physical and spatial relationships.Ability to use personal computer spreadsheet, database and GIS/CAD Software.Ability to work independently on a regular basis.Ability to regularly work outside and occasionally work under adverse weather condition and on hazardous terrain.Must be able to stand, sit, and walk at will.Must have the ability to engage in frequent or constant computer use.Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, squatMust be able to lift up to 20lb on a regular basis and up to 50lb on an occasional basis.Position Duties:Provide education to the regulated community on regulatory requirements and permit process delegated under Title 25 Chapter 102 and 105 PA Code.Provide technical and administrative assistance for Chapter 102 Erosion Control and Chapter 105 Waterways and Wetland programs including plan reviews, permit processing, complaint handling, site inspections and education.Assists in planning, designing and construction of soil and water conservation practices. Work will include surveying, hydrologic evaluation, drafting, and layout and construction supervision.Provides supervision of temporary employees, volunteers, or contractors in carrying out MCCD projects.Assists with operation of County Flood Control Dams and surveillance in accordance with Emergency Action Plans.Assists the public outreach programs including attendance at special events and provides oral and written communication to the general public.Other duties as assigned.To Apply:Please complete the Standard County of Mercer Application (available online at http://www.mercercountypa.gov/) and send a letter of interest, salary history, and your resume to the following: Mercer County HR Department 17 Courthouse Mercer, PA 16137** County of Mercer Standard Applications can be printed from the above link or can be obtained by stopping in the Human Resource office located on the basement level of the Courthouse.Deadline to Apply: September 17, 2022

Keywords: Mercer County Commissioners, Pittsburgh , Conservation Resource Specialist, Other , Mercer, Pennsylvania

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