Job Board

About the South Mountain Partnership Job Board

The South Mountain Partnership represents a broad range of organizations that are run by talented people. We look forward to connecting our network with job postings, check back often for new postings in the fields of conservation, recreation, planning, cultural resources, non-profit management, and much more.

Current Opportunities

Food Programs Coordinator

The Food Programs Coordinator will serve the Adams County Farmers Market and Healthy Adams County to assist with overall logistics and management of the farmers market, as well as direct oversight and management of the Health Options Program.

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PCCE – Gettysburg College VISTA Member

Through Americorps, Gettysburg College is seeking a VISTA member to increase awareness of environmentally conscious behaviors both on campus and in the South Mountain landscape region. The VISTA member will work closely with South Mountain Partnership through their role.

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Technical Trail Specialist

Lead the volunteer skills development on the world’s most iconic footpath, the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. This position helps advance training opportunities on the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) by working with A.T. clubs, new volunteers and A.T. staff to provide access to solid skills development. Trainings will focus on safety, group leadership, and essential to intermediate trail maintenance best practices. Two positions will cover the following geographic areas: 1) GA-VA, and 2) VA-NY.

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Cumberland Valley Ridgerunner

ATC Ridgerunners provide information about the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) and its intended primitive experience, location, regulations, and traditions. They work to encourage the best behavior on the part of hikers to facilitate a positive Trail experience (particularly for those who are poorly prepared), and to elicit the support of those who live nearby. They discourage and mitigate misuse of the Appalachian Trail and its environs by performing educational and public-relations functions.

The Cumberland Valley Ridgerunner works a 16-week season between mid-May and Labor Day on a 74-mile section of the A.T. in Pennsylvania between Pine Grove Furnace State Park and Rausch Gap.

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2023 Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps Cultural Resources Crew

The Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps is now hiring for its 2023 nine-month cultural resources crew. This crew completes preservation and archaeological work throughout Pennsylvania’s state parks and forests. Crews will work Monday, March 20 through Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at locations across the state. This program is a great way to provide aspiring archaeologists and preservationists the professional skills to build successful careers in land and resource management.

Crew members receive $15.00 an hour, benefits, and paid time off. Additional information about the nine-month cultural resources crew, including how to apply, is available at the DCNR website.

Administrative Assistant

York County Economic Alliance is seeking an Administrative Assistant to provide confidential administrative support to the Executive Leadership Team and support various YCEA departments and initiatives as #WeMakeThings happen in York County.

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DCNR Job Postings in the South Mountain Landscape– New positions posted regularly!

Past positions:

Watershed Specialist/Conservation Analyst

Cumberland County is seeking a Watershed Specialist/Conservation Analyst to improve surface and ground water resources of the County through implementing restoration projects, providing assistance and guidance to local watershed organizations and promoting water quality and watershed conservation through education. Implement Dirt, Gravel, and Low Volume Roads Program in Cumberland County.

Learn more here. Closes 2/27/23 11:59 EST

Forest Technician – Michaux Forest District

The PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is seeking two Forest Technicians for the Michaux Forest District (Franklin County). Do you have a passion for our local forests? Then join the Department of Conservation and Natural Resource’s Michaux Forest District! Experience the satisfaction of public service while enjoying professional career growth and numerous promotional opportunities! This is technical work in the field of forest management. You will perform a variety of technical forestry assignments in the areas of timber sales, fire prevention, prescribed fire, insect and disease control, forest regeneration, and recreation projects.

Learn more and apply CLOSING DATE: 02/21/23 11:59 PM

Recreation and Conservation Advisor 2- PA DCNR

This position serves within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation, Partnerships Division, Trails, Greenways and Statewide Planning Section. This employee works directly with the Section Chief to administer a variety of trail and partnership grant projects and that includes participating in the planning, development, coordination, review, approval and management of assigned projects. This position also provides assistance in developing and implementing statewide and regional Trail programs and services.

Learn more and apply Closing 2/20/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

Cultural Resource Program Coordinator – Historical Architecture (Museum Curator History 2)

The PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Bureau of State Parks is seeking candidates for a Cultural Resource Program Coordinator – Historical Architecture (Museum Curator History 2). This position is advanced professional work, leading a statewide program responsible for the preservation of all above and below ground cultural resources, including archaeologically and historically significant sites, buildings, structures, and districts, for the Bureau of State Parks. Work involves providing technical and administrative guidance to 124 State Park sites and occasional assistance to 20 forest districts in order to comply with historic preservation laws, policies, programs, and projects within DCNR managed lands.

Learn more and apply Closing 2/20/2023 11:59 PM Eastern

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Other resources:

Commonwealth of PA Job Postings

Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts Job Postings