(POSTING DATE: 6/16/2021- 6/30/2021)

The Lord Fairfax Soil & Water Conservation District headquartered in Strasburg in Shenandoah County, VA, is seeking a full-time Conservation Specialist. This is a contract position for a term not to exceed three years. Applicants should have, at a minimum, a BS degree in an agriculture or natural resources related field, or 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 communications and organizational skills.  Pay level will be Commensurate with knowledge and experience.  Health, retirement and leave benefits provided.  Valid Virginia drivers license, vehicle, liability insurance and background check required.  Work will require use of employee’s personal vehicle with work related mileage reimbursed at State rate. 

Complete Job Description:  Conservation Specialist Job Description- revised PY22

Applications will be accepted through June 30, 2021.

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


722-B East Queen Street,

Strasburg, VA  22657.

For further information, please call 540.465.2424, ext. 5.

The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.