Courtesy Posting- Conservation Specialist for Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District


                                                                  The Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District headquartered in Strasburg in Shenandoah County, VA, is seeking a full-time Conservation Specialists. Applicants with a BS Degree in an agriculture or natural resources related field are preferred, but consideration will also be given to those with, an Associates degree in agriculture, and equivalent agricultural experience. Responsibilities will include farmer contact, promotional efforts regarding Chesapeake Bay non-point nutrient reduction goals and the writing of contracts for the installation of related agricultural Best Management Practices.  Work will be assigned within Clarke, Frederick, Shenandoah and/or Warren Counties.  Potential candidate must have knowledge of computers and Microsoft programs, be a self-starter and willing to work in a team environment.  Must have excellent communication and organizational skills. Salary range is $35,000- $50,000, commensurate with knowledge and experience.  Annual renewal of position is dependent on Chesapeake Bay WIP Funds. Health, retirement and leave benefits provided.  Valid Virginia driver’s license, and background check required.  Position may require minimal use of employee’s personal vehicle. Such use is compensated with mileage reimbursement at the State rate.  For a complete job description visit our website:

Please send a resume with two references and a letter describing your interest in the position to:

LFSWCD, 722-B East Queen Street,

Strasburg, VA  22657

or email to For further

information, please call 540.465.2424, ext. 5.

Positions are open until filled.

 The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.