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Join our team!

Thank you for your interest in a career with ClearWater Conservancy

We invite you to join the growing ClearWater Team - a dynamic and passionate staff that cares deeply about its mission and one another.


ClearWater Conservancy is a hardworking, nationally accredited land trust and locally formed conservation organization nestled in the heart of central Pennsylvania. Since 1980, ClearWater has worked to improve and protect the natural resources of central Pennsylvania for all, through land conservation, water resource protection, and environmental outreach to the community. We are an accredited land trust having protected over 11,000 acres of land and water, restored more than 200 acres of streamside forests along more than 25 miles of stream, and we help engage thousands of people in the outdoors each year.

ClearWater is committed to supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace in which everyone is welcomed, valued, and supported. We recognize that diverse teams create the strongest organizations and welcome and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. We also believe everyone does their best work when they can balance a successful career with their commitments and interests outside of work and are open to work arrangements to make this possible.

Current Openings: 

Executive Director


Located in Central Pennsylvania, ClearWater Conservancy is seeking a mission-focused, engaging, and visionary leader to build on momentum within the organization and the greater community, taking ClearWater to the next level of programmatic, organizational and financial success. ClearWater’s Executive Director (ED) will possess the right mix of experience in organizational and nonprofit management; fundraising; community outreach and engagement; project coordination with government, private and nonprofit funders and partners; and setting land and water conservation strategy.  

The Executive Director is responsible for implementing ClearWater’s strategic direction, as outlined in the ClearWater Compass.  Additionally, the ED will lead the organization through the construction and relocation of a new home in the Spring Creek Watershed.   The Executive Director will manage and lead a growing staff of 13 employees and 2 contractors, oversee an annual operating budget of $1.5M, and work closely with the organization’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee. 

Find a detailed job description and application instructions here.

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