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  • February 09, 2017 5:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    TITLE: Park Law Enforcement Officer

    GRADE: 6.00 (Part time) This is year round part-time position.

    STATUS: Regular. Employee will not routinely supervise other staff members.

    REPORTS TO: Sergeant or as assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: Performs duties as a uniformed law enforcement officer responsible to enforce federal/state/local laws and MetroParks Rules & Regulations within and adjacent to MetroParks property and facilities. Patrols park areas to prevent, deter, and detect criminal offenses, and to conduct public safety related duties. Directs and controls traffic. Assists park visitors, issues motor vehicle and camping permits and provides information about park programs and activities. Serves as a secure courier for funds.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Enforces federal, state, and local laws & ordinances and MetroParks Rules & Regulations in a fair and consistent manner in accordance with established MetroParks policies and department procedures.

    2. Follows all MetroParks policies and public safety & law enforcement procedures. Reports policy violations through the chain of command.

    3. Provides for the safety and welfare of the citizens and park visitors throughout all MetroParks areas and facilities by undertaking uniformed patrol of MetroParks owned, managed, and controlled properties, facilities, and the adjacent lands by foot, bicycle, motor vehicle, and/or ATV.

    4. Properly maintains and employs law enforcement equipment including, but not limited to firearms, impact weapons, chemical irritants, restraint devices, flashlights, and other authorized items.

    5. Responds to calls for service from citizens, park visitors, and employees of MetroParks and, pursuant to policy and/or statute, surrounding jurisdictions.

    6. Investigates crimes, accidents, and non-criminal incidents. Takes appropriate actions to isolate crime scenes and accident locations to preserve evidence, protect park visitors, employees and MetroParks property.

    7. Prepares and submits various reports to document incidents, activities, findings. Uses criminal justice networks and databases. Prepares duty logs and other documents as required for internal organizational use.

    8. Conducts preliminary investigation of crimes committed within and adjacent to MetroParks properties and facilities. Assists with, or conducts, follow-up investigations as assigned.

    9. Keeps Public Safety personnel supplied with motor vehicle permits and associated supplies, substitutes for and performs duties of Public Safety Officer/Assistant during the absence of such staff. Collects funds and records from Public Safety personnel or other employees for transport and deposit.

    10. Performs physical security checks of gates and facilities. Arms and disarms alarm systems as necessary.

    11. Conducts safety inspections of structures, grounds, trails, play equipment and other MetroParks facilities. Reports and documents violations and/or excessive visitor or employee risk. Files safety inspection reports in a timely manner.

    12. Serves as secure courier to facilitate the movement of interoffice documents and funds, makes bank deposits and accounts for cash, receipts and other property as assigned.

    13. Performs routine maintenance on vehicles and property assigned to the Department of Public Safety & Law Enforcement which may include car washes, oil changes, tire changes, and preventive maintenance and care.

    14. Performs minor maintenance of MetroParks property and equipment such as installation and maintenance of signs, maintaining access roads, repair of gates, and clearing trails/trailheads to ensure public safety and accessibility.

    15. Maintains a professional, helpful and pleasant demeanor while interacting with the public and MetroParks staff members. Strives to achieve a professional and cooperative working relationship with other government agencies.

    16. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues & personnel matters, and protects privileged information and non-public records.

    17. Makes recommendations to command officers regarding changes or improvements in procedures and operations; testifies in court; performs any other duties necessary and required for the safety and protection of the citizens and employees within the MetroParks.

    18. Operates numerous types of vehicles and equipment including, but not limited to, sedans, trucks, sport utility vehicles, bicycles, all-purpose vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, utility multi-use vehicles, tractors, skid-steers, chainsaws, and hand tools. Uses all required personal protective equipment.

    19. Successfully completes the MetroParks Department of Public Safety & Law Enforcement Field Training and Evaluation Program within the timeframe established by policy.

    20. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. High school diploma or GED required, minimum of 21 years of age at the time of employment, competent knowledge of Ohio Revised Code and state/federal regulations applicable to park law enforcement.

    2. Must possess a current and valid peace officer certification issued by the Ohio Peace Officers Training Council. Ability to obtain and maintain LEADS/NCIC certification within 30 days of employment. Required to maintain peace officer and LEADS/NCIC certifications continuously while employed as a law enforcement officer.

    3. Must possess and continuously maintain a valid driver’s license with a driving record that meets MetroParks’ insurance requirements. Candidates for employment may not have more than four (4) total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving related violations on his/her driving record at the time of employment under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment.

    4. Obtain American Heart Association or American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification within first 12 months of employment and maintain continuously while employed as a law enforcement officer.

    5. Must not be prohibited by any law or regulation from possessing a firearm and have the ability to legally carry and periodically qualify with assigned and/or authorized firearms continuously while employed by MetroParks as a law enforcement officer.

    6. Obtain and maintain competent knowledge of MetroParks law enforcement policies and Park Rules and Regulations within 30 days of initial appointment as a law enforcement officer.

    7. Good character with no felony convictions or misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence at the time of employment and continuously while employed as a law enforcement officer.

    8. Must submit to and successfully pass a screening to detect illegal substances (drugs) upon employment and periodically thereafter.

    9. Successfully complete a psychological evaluation, medical evaluation, and a comprehensive background check to include a polygraph/cvsa examination with no deception indicated immediately prior to initial employment as a law enforcement officer with MetroParks.

    10. Maintain availability to work a flexing schedule comprised of days, afternoons, nights, weekends, and holidays. Must be available for involuntary recall to duty at any time for emergencies.

    * The position functions and responsibilities listed above are illustrative only and do not represent

    all the duties or tasks to be assigned or performed by an employee with this position title.

    ** Alternates to the above qualifications may be allowed as approved by the Executive Director.

    Wage: $16.35-$24.50 per hour depending on qualifications and level of experience.

    Expected Starting Range: $16.35 - $20.45 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.

    Deliver in person, or mail completed application AND resume to:

    MetroParks of Butler County
    Attn: Amy Pellman
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., February 24, 2017.

    To be considered for the position, a completed application AND resume must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • February 09, 2017 5:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    TITLE Administrative Aide - Division of Public Safety and Law Enforcement

    GRADE: 7.00 (Part-time, year-round)

    STATUS: Confidential; Non-exempt.

    REPORTS TO: Chief of Public Safety & Law Enforcement

    GENERAL DUTIES: Provides general administrative and secretarial support services to the Chief of Public Safety & Law Enforcement or as assigned. As assistant to the Chief of Public Safety & Law Enforcement, provides high level executive administrative and secretarial support to the Chief and senior departmental leadership. Works closely with the Chief on matters pertaining to overall departmental operation. Interfaces with other law enforcement/criminal justice agencies, internal & external stakeholders, and the general public. Participates in departmental hiring process, and maintains departmental files & records.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Provides high level executive administrative and secretarial support to the Chief of Public Safety & Law Enforcement, and others as assigned. Works closely with the Chief and all divisions within the department.

    2. Coordinates with other MetroParks’ departments, external police and public safety agencies, other local/state/federal governmental agencies, vendors, stakeholders, customers, and the general public.

    3. Interfaces with various courts throughout the county and state that includes, but is not limited to, mayor’s courts, municipal courts, area courts, common pleas courts, appeals courts, and/or federal courts. Liaison with and serve as the initial departmental point of contact for defense and prosecuting attorneys. Prepares and/or assists with preparation of documents for presentation in legal proceedings.

    4. Shares responsibility for the efficient operation of the department with the Chief and others as assigned.

    5. Ensures office functions are performed efficiently and in a professional, accurate, confidential and timely manner.

    6. Ensures that tasks assigned are handled in accordance with applicable policies along with local, state, and federal laws/regulations.

    7. Conducts all duties in a timely manner and consistently display the highest level of professionalism and integrity.

    8. Performs advanced executive level secretarial support to the Chief, and others as assigned, which includes: drafting correspondence, efficiently answering and disseminating telephone calls and electronic mail, receiving visitors and directing them to the appropriate staff, answering and distributing time sensitive communications.

    9. Conducts research, assembles and analyzes data to prepare documents and reports, provide support in various areas, deals with various issues.

    10. Serves as a representative for the Chief at various meetings as assigned. Promptly and appropriately responds to questions and inquiries from departmental members, other MetroParks employees and supervisors, external agencies, and the general public regarding departmental operations.

    11. Maintains the highest degree of confidentiality at all times for sensitive information as directed by the Chief, and/or applicable policies and directives.

    12. Manages and maintains the Chief’s calendar, schedule appointments, makes reservations, and informs Division personnel of appointments and activities within the department.

    13. Prepares agendas and minutes for staff meetings. Regularly attends departmental staff meetings. Arranges and coordinates other departmental meetings and events.

    14. Conserves Chief’s time by reading, researching, and routing communications, drafting letters and documents, collecting and analyzing information, and, as instructed, initiating telecommunications.

    15. Conducts all liaison activities in a professional manner to ensure a positive image of the department and maximize cooperation between MetroParks’ departments, external agencies, and the public. Uses sound judgement and the highest level of discretion when deciding how, when, and what information to share.

    16. Assists as necessary with screening and processing candidates and new employees. Schedules and/or participates in initial panel interviews. Schedules all phases of the hiring process for candidates, which may include all interviews and appointments, polygraph/cvsa examinations, medical/fitness exams, psychological exams, and drug screens as assigned. Tracks progress of candidates through the hiring process. Works closely with Human Resources to assist new employees with timely completion of required paperwork and orientations.

    17. Assists as necessary as a liaison to the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission and complete forms for execution as necessary to commission newly appointed and/or promoted Ohio Peace Officers.

    18. Responsible for creation and maintenance of division time keeping records, maintaining accuracy of all employees’ hours, and ensuring that supervisors are aware of any conflicts and/or discrepancies. Trains supervisors on proper procedures and policies for time keeping. Assembles and verifies accuracy of all departmental employee time records and provides to the Chief for review prior to submission to Human Resources. Maintain copies of all division employees’ time records and division work schedules.

    19. Assists the Chief as assigned in managing the division budget. Makes recommendations during budget creation, reviews purchase orders and invoices throughout the year to ensure proper expenditure of public funds.

    20. Assists the Chief in preparation of all departmental correspondence such as memos, directives, operational policies and procedures, and guidelines for the department.

    21. Reads incoming mail and determines which mail requires the attention of the Chief or other senior division personnel. Handles mail requiring personal phone calls or correspondence. Interacts tactfully and successfully with elected officials, key community leaders, other influential persons, division and other MetroParks employees, and members of the general public who have business with the Chief.

    22. Handles special projects as assigned by the Chief.

    23. Operates common office equipment and MetroParks’ owned vehicles as necessary to accomplish assigned duties.

    24. Maintains compliance with all division policies & procedures, and all MetroParks’ policies, at all times.

    25. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. A high school diploma or equivalent is required with a minimum of two (2) years of college in business administration or four (4) years of administrative support experience. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in business, office administration, human resources, or a closely related field, is preferred.

    2. Ability to work unsupervised, with the ability to organize, coordinate, prioritize and self-initiate. Capability to personally manage administrative detail through the use of established high standards. Possess highly developed organizational skills and the ability to work individually and as a part of a team under pressure and/or meet strict deadlines.

    3 Working knowledge of, or experience with, personal computer hardware and software including but not limited to email, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphic design software operations. Ability to efficiently operate other common office equipment such as computers, word processors, facsimile machines, photocopiers, printers, scanners, cameras, and multiline telephone systems. Must be able to keyboard at a rate of at least 30 wpm and possess the ability to take competent dictation. Must possess general computer skills with an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other commonly used programs.

    4. Possess a valid state-issued driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.

    5. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including competent knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling.

    6. Ability to maintain confidence of departmental activities, and effectively and appropriately deal with and protect confidential information.

    7. Ability to make decisions with a constant awareness that actions are subject to the scrutiny of the public and others. Possess excellent communication and human relations skills.

    8. Possess excellent communication and human relation skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.

    9. Availability for occasional evening and weekend work as scheduled in advance.

    10. Ability to obtain and maintain Ohio Law Enforcement Automated Data System (LEADS) and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) certifications within 30 days of employment.

    11. Possess the ability to obtain and maintain access to restricted law enforcement, homeland security, and criminal justice information systems and/or databases.

    12. Obtain within the first 12 months of employment and maintain continuously thereafter, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications through the American Heart Association or Red Cross.

    13. Obtain and maintain competent knowledge of MetroParks Public Safety & Law Enforcement policies and procedures within 30 days of employment.

    14. Must submit to and successfully pass a screening to detect illegal substances (drugs) upon receiving an employment offer, and periodically after employment.

    15. Successfully complete a psychological evaluation, medical evaluation, and a comprehensive background investigation that includes a polygraph/cvsa examination, immediately prior to employment with the Department of Public Safety & Law Enforcement.

    16. Ability to work in an office environment that requires periods of extended sitting and the repetitive use of hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools, controls, equipment, papers, and or books/manuals. Must be able to frequently talk, hear, walk, reach with hands & arms, and lift objects up to 20 pounds. Ability to occasionally stand, climb, and/or balance.

    17. Must be able to work in a moderately noisy environment and possess close, distant, color, and peripheral vision along with depth perception.

    18. Ability to work occasionally in an outdoor environment during special events where exposure to sun, inclement weather, dust, and/or extreme temperatures may occur.

    *The position functions and responsibilities listed above are illustrative only and do not represent all the duties or tasks to be assigned or performed by an employee with this position title.

    **Alternates to the above qualifications may be acceptable as approved by the Executive Director.

    Salary: $14.25 to $17.80 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application and resume to:

    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013
    Attn: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m. on February 24, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application AND resume must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • February 09, 2017 5:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    TITLE Administrative Assistant

    GRADE: 7.00 (Part-time, year-round)

    STATUS: Confidential and regular. Employee may deal with confidential collective bargaining information for the employer and/or who works in a close continuing relationship with those who represent the interests of the employer during the collective bargaining process. Non-exempt.

    REPORTS TO: Supervisor as Assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: Provides general secretarial and administrative support services to the Supervisor as Assigned.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Performs confidential secretarial and administrative duties for Supervisor as assigned. These duties may include, but are not necessarily limited to: taking dictation, typing or word processing, filing, drafting or proofreading correspondence, agendas and other documents Ensures that the Supervisor’s Office functions and procedures are performed in the most efficient, organized and timely manner.

    2. Drafts correspondence, memos, and other documents as assigned by the Supervisor. Composes and proofs (edits) print media and promotional materials.

    3. Takes notes and/or minutes at staff or other meetings as assigned.

    4. Organizes and coordinates Supervisor’s schedule of appointments and activities.

    5. Assists with public programs and/or special events as assigned. Supervises staff and/or volunteers as assigned.

    6. Operates common office equipment. Operates MetroParks licensed motor vehicles as assigned.

    7. Answers and routes or redirects phone calls. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Serves as a goodwill ambassador for MetroParks of Butler County at all times.

    8. Maintains a professional cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

    9. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues, privileged information, personnel matters and nonpublic records.

    10. Follows Board policies in MetroParks Employee Personnel Policy Manual and in all other matters.

    11. Notarizes documents related to organizational functions pursuant to state law.

    12. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. A high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with two (2) years college level courses in business administration or management. Alternatively, a high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with at least four (4) years of administrative support work experience.

    2. Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage administrative detail through the use of established high standards of procedure.

    3 Working knowledge of or experience with personal computer hardware and software including but not limited to email, word processing, spreadsheets, and graphic design software operations and other common office equipment; keyboarding skills of at least 30 wpm; ability to take competent dictation.

    4. A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.

    5. Excellent written and oral communication skills, including competent knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling.

    6. Current and continuing status as an Ohio Notary Public or qualification as a Notary before the end of the probationary period and continuing thereafter.

    7. Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.

    8. Availability for occasional evening and weekend work as scheduled in advance.

    9. Good moral character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions).

    *The position functions and responsibilities listed above are illustrative only and do not represent all the duties or tasks to be assigned or performed by an employee with this position title.

    **Alternates to the above qualifications may be acceptable as approved by the Executive Director or Supervisor.

    Salary: $14.25 to $17.80 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application and resume to:

    MetroParks of Butler County 2051 Timberman Road Hamilton, OH 45013 Attn: Amy Pellman Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m. on February 24, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application AND resume must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • February 08, 2017 4:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    Job Title: ​Farm Manager
    Reports to: ​Executive Director
    Category: ​Full time
    Classification​: Non-exempt

    Contact (email only): Tricia Watts, Executive Director, tricia@gormanfarm.org

    Purpose: ​Plans, implements and evaluates the animal production programs of Gorman Heritage Farm working in collaboration with other GHF staff. Manages crop production, use and sales. Manages Assistant Farm Manager, seasonal Farmer and a host of Farmyard volunteers. Supports the Gorman Heritage Farm mission, promotes membership and acts as an advocate for GHF. Maintains equipment and buildings in conjunction with the Land Use Committee of GHF.

    Job Responsibilities

    ● Create, manage and document annual and long range plans for farm animals with GHF Staff. Select animals appropriate for educational purposes as well as for meat production, planning for their care and handling. Keep records of livestock, registrations, licenses, repairs, building maintenance and animal care.

    ● Manage livestock: monitor nutrition, pasture rotation, feed rations, marketing, breeding and medical care. Develop relationships with veterinarians, animal clinics and local animal/farm education institutions (interns).

    ● Manage and direct the research and evaluation of animals raised at GHF from year to year. This includes cooperation with other GHF staff in directing the selection of topics, writers, and interpretive style for the educational content of Gorman Heritage Farm production areas as well as the publications and website.

    ● Annual and monthly program budgeting. Responsible for achieving budgeted revenues and maintaining expenses.

    ● Assure compliance with standards for safety, best practices for animal husbandry and overall aesthetics of pastures, pens and barnyard, including grounds maintenance.

    ● Provide education as needed for GHF school groups, tours, summer camps, adult education, visitors, exhibits and demonstrations. Collaborate with Education and Program Managers assuring that the farm offers exemplary adult, family and children’s educational programs and workshops.

    ● Supervise Assistant Farm Manager, seasonal Farmer and volunteers (including AmeriCorps, volunteers, interns or stipend workers) working in the farmyard, fields and animal pens assigned to work in the animal pens or farm buildings. Develop and implement continuing education and professional development for animal volunteers and staff.

    ● Manage weekly Farmyard meetings,recording minutes to be shared with the Executive Director each week.

    ● Work with seasonal Farmer to plan,tend, harvest, utilize on Farm and sell crops each season. Work to replenish soil/maintain soil health through use of cover crops, on-farm compost and crop rotation.

    ● Represent Gorman Heritage Farm with environmental, agricultural, and educational organizations both locally and nationally. Stay up to date on current trends and new developments in the field.

    ● Work with Land Use Committee to manage pastures and trails.

    ● Work as an apprentice to the Harness Club, learning all aspects of the program

    ● Other duties as assigned

    Education/Skills​:

    ● Baccalaureate degree in animal science, agriculture, related field, or equivalent experience is required. One to three years experience in a related position is required. Collaborative leadership style and strong team player. Strong oral communication skills. Fun personality. Proficient in public speaking, Ability to work with and teach a variety of ages. Computer skills are required including but not limited to: Gmail, Google drive, calendar, docs and sheets. Nonprofit experience preferred but not required.

    Physical demands​: This position requires very strenuous physical activities. The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather.

    Equipment operated​: Tractors, hand tools, copier, telephones, and other equipment found in office, farm and teaching environment.

  • February 08, 2017 4:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greenacres Foundation

    The Communications Coordinator will work collaboratively within the Greenacres team to execute the foundation’s communications efforts aligned with the company Strategic Plan.  The initial focus of this position will be on internal communications to support the rollout and development of the strategic plan.  The Communications Coordinator will assume responsibility for a variety of initiatives involving communication tools to reach employees, and creative efforts to promote Greenacres culture and mission.  The role requires the ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects and initiatives while maintaining a high level of energy and a positive attitude. This individual must have strong creative and professional writing skills and an eye for good photography and design.

    Given the dynamic nature of the Greenacres Foundation Property and Mission, in addition to the standard duties, this position may be called on to assist in any other activity that may further the Mission of the Greenacres Foundation.

    Responsibilities

    • Will collaborate with others throughout the company for the purpose of creating value-added and informative communications (newsletters and emails)  for employees
    • Plan, research, write, edit and help staff publish articles. Considers the audience and develops material that resonates, engages and informs.
    • Assist with development and orchestration of company meetings and events as assigned. Duties may include coaching employees with their presentations.
    • Research, write and pitch communications plans for various company initiatives
    • Participate in various department meetings to enhance internal communications.
    • Participate in brainstorm sessions as necessary and appropriate
    • Assist with development  of  internal website for employees (intranet)
    • Partner with the Celebration committee to coordinate communication to all employees
    • Coordination of all electronic storage and website updates.
    • Website and Social Media:
      • Create and maintain webpages to sell tickets and promote various Greenacres events
      • Find and implement new social strategies, tools and tactics as they develop
      • Assist with the Greenacres bi-weekly e-newsletter
      • Create and maintain engagement and effective content for the Greenacres Foundation website
    • Maintain a media library, including press clippings, videos and audio files
    • Coordinate the appearance of all Greenacres print and electronic materials such as letterhead, use of logo, brochures, Farm Store labels, etc.

    Qualifications

    • Must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills including writing and proofreading
    • Excellent project management and organizational skills with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects
    • Familiarity with WordPress, Constant Contact, and Eventbrite is a plus
    • A bachelor’s degree in marketing, public relations, communications, advertising or a similar discipline
    • Ability to adapt and learn new skills on the fly
    • Driven, team player motivated to take responsibility and ensure successful outcomes
    • Ability to work well across numerous departments, collaborating and coordinating efforts to maximize efficiency and adapt to changing environments
    • Excellent follow thru/follow up skills and ability to follow communication protocols
    • ·Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
    • ·Attention to details, and organization and problem solving skills
    • Ability to work holiday, evenings and weekends
    • Ability to help work special and private events when needed throughout the year
    • Familiarity with all social networks: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+, Instagram and more is a plus

    Employment dependent on the ability to pass a physical, drug screen, and Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation fingerprinted background check.

    Log on Greenacres website www.green-acres.org and click on Career Opportunities to download the application form.  Send résumé, cover letter, and completed application to HR@green-acres.org.

  • February 01, 2017 1:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella is seeking an intern to work approximately 20 hours per week on its Tri-State Trails initiative starting late-February and running through September, with the possibility for an extension.  The Tri-State Trails Intern will work closely with the Regional Trails Coordinator to support the projects and initiatives undertaken by Tri-State Trails.  This is a paid internship.

    About Tri-State Trails and Green Umbrella:

    An initiative of Green Umbrella, Tri-State Trails is a coalition of trail advocates, a physical network of trails, and a vision to connect the Greater Cincinnati region.  Our mission is to connect people and places via a regional trails network that promotes vibrant communities through equitable access to active transportation and outdoor recreation.

    Green Umbrella is a nonprofit alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of the Greater Cincinnati Region by driving collaborative efforts through member organizations and individuals.  Green Umbrella facilitates collaboration among over 230 area non-profits, businesses, educational institutions, and governmental entities focused on the environmental aspects of sustainability.  Our goal is to have our region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the U.S. by 2020.

    Qualifications:

    Green Umbrella is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and enthusiastic college or graduate student with a passion for the outdoors as well as an interest in environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic, and attention to detail.  Previous experience in social media management, email marketing, and event planning, strongly preferred.  Experience with ArcGIS or Adobe Creative Suite is highly desirable.  Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:

    This internship with Green Umbrella provides a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region, with a specific focus on outdoor recreation and trails.  Interns work alongside staff to support the many projects undertaken by Tri-State Trails that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts.

    This is a paid internship with a stipend of $500 per month.  Interns will work on average 20 hours per week.  Hours can be flexible.  The intern will generally work out of the Green Umbrella office in Cincinnati’s Northside neighborhood.  There will likely be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon Green Umbrella’s event calendar.

    Marketing and Communications Responsibilities:

    ·         Create compelling and original social media content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to promote our region’s trails

    ·         Prepare content for bi-weekly Tri-State Trails Tribune e-newsletter

    ·         Manage outdoor recreation event listing and destination database on MeetMeOutdoors.com

    Event Planning Responsibilities:

    ·         Assist with planning and execution of Opening Day for Trails event (April 8-9, 2017)

    ·         Coordinate and publicize Tri-State Trails community outreach events like County Trails Forums and Quarterly Meetings

    ·         Represent Green Umbrella and Tri-State Trails at community events (e.g. staffing table or booth) as needed

    General Responsibilities:

    ·         Provide administrative support as needed for Tri-State Trails Executive Committee meetings (e.g. prepare agenda, record minutes, manage membership email distribution list, etc.)

    ·         Answer Green Umbrella office phones

    ·         Data entry for contact databases and Green Umbrella online calendar as needed

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) to wade@greenumbrella.org, with “Tri-State Trails Internship” in the email subject line.

    Deadline to apply is Friday, February 17, 2017. Please refer to http://greenumbrella.org/get-involved to stay updated.  No phone calls please.

  • February 01, 2017 11:25 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Organization: Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    Job Function Statement:
    Under general supervision, reviews and approves plans and related documentation for compliance with regulations and projects; attends meetings regarding project design and status; conducts field investigations and research for various projects.


    Minimum Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • College-level coursework in civil engineering and construction techniques
    • Two (2) years related experience or training
    • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience in civil engineering and construction techniques may be substituted for the above requirements
    • Valid Driver's License
    Illustrative Duties:
    30-75% (1)  Reviews and approves Civil Engineering and development plans for compliance with the department rules and regulations; reviews documents and proposed construction plans submitted by consulting engineers, contractors and developers to ensure compliance with state and county regulations; determines extent to which proposals meet project qualifications and specifications; reviews work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, codes, etc.; operates computer mapping system.
     
    15-60% (2) Attends meetings regarding project design and status (e.g., meets with consultants during design segment of projects; meets with county and township officials to apprise officials of project status and provide technical advise; presents information at public hearings); receives and responds to complaints from general public; serves as liaison with other county departments, cities, etc.; provides technical assistance and advise to other design personnel, consultant, builders, developers and contractors.
     
    10-35% (3) Conducts field investigations and researches and prepares reports of findings for various projects (e.g., complaints, construction, projects, topographical data, etc.); researches files (e.g., land titles, deeds, etc.) to obtain information.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    The following are necessary to perform the duties of this classification. Items with an * may be developed after employment.

    Knowledge of:
    Construction techniques; civil engineering; ESRI products and ARCMAP; blueprint reading; state and local laws and regulations pertaining to construction; government structure and process; surveying; computer mapping system; map drafting procedures and equipment.

    Skill in:
    Drafting; operation/utilization of survey equipment; operation of computer mapping system.

    Ability to:
    Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; interpret variety of technical materials in books, manuals and journals; use geometry and trigonometry; write specifications for construction projects; maintain accurate record ; communicate effectively in written and verbal form; establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, associates, supervisors, consultants, contractors, developers and general public; respond to inquiries and complaints from officials and general public; demonstrate physical fitness; use proper research methods in gathering data; prepare meaningful, concise and accurate reports; operate a computer.

    Hourly salary range - $17.94 - $24.40       
    Deadline for application - Feb 15, 2017


    Send resume and cover letter to:
    Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Attn: Marcelo Alberto, Urban Conservationist
    22 Triangle Park Drive
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
    Or email: marcelo.alberto@hamilton-co.org
     
    Tel: 513.772.7645
    Visit our web site at www.hcswcd.org
  • January 31, 2017 7:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County 

    TITLE: Agriculture Education/Farm Manager

    GRADE: 3.00 (Year-round, Full Time)

    STATUS: Supervisory – Employee has authority to recommend hiring, transfer, suspension, layoff, recall, promotion, discharge, reward and/or discipline of other employees. Such authority requires the use of independent judgment. Non-exempt.

    REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Park Connections

    GENERAL DUTIES: Manages day to day operation of MetroPark Agriculture Education programs including Chrisholm Historic Farmstead animals, gardens, and programming. Responsible for daily operations and care of animals and planning, coordination and implementation of volunteer, interpretive, educational, recreational and other public programs as assigned. A working supervisor who will oversee assigned staff and functions as necessary to ensure quality, efficiency and the realization of organizational financial objectives.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Manages daily operation of the Chrisholm Historic Farmstead animals, gardens, and programming. Manages and participates in care and maintenance of domestic farm animals and native animals used in programs.

    2. Procures animals, provides or supervises routine daily care, health maintenance, and maintains records and other related information. Reviews and approves acquisition and deposition of animals within organizational financial objectives.

    3. Manages and participates in the development and maintenance of historic, herb, vegetable, field crop and demonstration gardens; fruit crops, apiary, compost areas at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead and other garden locations, as assigned. Recommends and or applies fertilizer, herbicides, and or other chemicals according to manufacturer’s recommendations and MetroParks policy as assigned

    4. Responsible for supervision, coordination and/or implementation of regular maintenance cleaning and repairs of equipment and facilities related to animal care and demonstration areas.

    5. Develops, plans, coordinates, administers and /or implements programs including safe public interface with animals through facility rental, public programs, age-appropriate field trips, day camps and special programs. Programs may include topics associated with agriculture, nature, history, recreation, conservation and education and be held at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead and/or other venues as assigned which meet MetroParks financial objectives, including the Middletown Community Gardens and/or other locations as assigned.

    6. Composes and/or oversees the provision of content for website, interpretive and informational signage, publications and content for other organizational marketing efforts regarding MetroParks programs.

    7. Assists with financial development by researching, coordinating and/or composing grant applications and seeking program specific sponsorships in coordination with MetroParks Senior Manager of Community Relations.

    8. Supervises, evaluates, schedules and trains employees and volunteers who have been assigned to those programs, facilities and/or functions under the control and responsibility of the Agriculture Education/Farm Manager.

    9. Prepares and recommends program budgets. Requests and purchases, services, supplies, materials and necessary equipment according to established policies, or supervises same. Supervises, directs or takes inventories of supplies and equipment. Conducts necessary correspondence and prepares required reports in a timely manner.

    10. Interviews and recommends candidates for employment and supervised employees for transfer, suspension, promotion, discharge, reward or disciplinary action. Conducts employee performance reviews.

    11. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner.

    12. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members; employees and volunteers.

    13. Follows MetroParks policies in Personnel Policy Manual, and administrative directives. Requires the same from assigned subordinates to follow Board policies and directives.

    14. Operates MetroParks licensed motor vehicles assigned for staff use.

    15. Maintains confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public policies.

    16. Represents MetroParks at community gatherings or other public meetings as assigned. Conducts meetings and/or makes presentations as assigned.

    17. Maintains flexible work schedule which shall include work on evenings, holidays and weekends and is prepared to report for duty with short notice as may be necessary to replace absent regularly assigned personnel. Reports as assigned during emergencies.

    18. Uses computer and other common office equipment to efficiently and accurately perform or facilitate the performance of assigned tasks in a timely manner.

    19. Accurately collects and deposits MetroParks program or other fees as assigned and in a timely manner. Keeps accurate financial, program, time and work records.

    20. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. A minimum of a four (4) year degree from an accredited college or university in agriculture, biology, history, education, recreation, sports management, park administration or a related field with at least four (4) years of supervisory experience in management and/or operation of interpretive facilities and/or programming with a public recreation, park, natural resource or conservation agency or a closely related private sector employer is required.

    2. Candidates for the position shall have experience in animal husbandry that includes small farm animals and poultry, as well as experience with best gardening, landscape or and/or field crop practices.

    3. Candidates for the position shall be able to demonstrate the ability to safely drive a truck and haul a trailer, operate a tractor and roto-tiller, and utilize common hand tools used in all aspects of animals and garden care.

    4. Prior experience as a proven effective supervisor and the ability to effectively and efficiently motivate assigned subordinates is required.

    5. Candidates for the position shall have experience in financial development which includes successful generation of non-tax source revenue. An employee in this position shall demonstrate the ability to enhance organizational revenue from sound business practices, grants, sponsors and partners.

    6. The Farm Program Manager must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public in-person, via email, phone, and written document. An employee is shall carry a cellular (mobile) phone or smart phone and respond to priority calls and emails 24 hours a day.

    7. Basic computer and software competency, which includes use of email, spreadsheets, and word processing, is required.

    8. A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter is required. Candidates for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment.

    9. A candidate for the position and any employee holding the position shall be a person of good character and integrity with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions). Ability to be bonded against dishonesty and theft by MetroParks current liability insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter is also required.

    Salary: Starting annual salary: $34,000-$51,000

    Expected Starting Salary Range: $34,000-$42,500 depending on qualifications and experience.

    Deliver in person or mail application AND resume to:

    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013
    Attn: Amy Pellman

    Or scan and email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Time/Date: 4:00 p.m., February 10, 2017. To be considered for this position, a completed application AND resume must be received by this time/date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 31, 2017 7:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Metro Parks of Butler County 

    TITLE: Visitor Services Technician

    GRADE: 7.00 (Part-time, year-round) Employment in this position is part time and may require evening and weekend shifts.

    STATUS: Regular. As assigned, employee may occasionally supervise others. Non-exempt

    REPORTS TO: Manager of Visitor Services, or as assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: Performs routine office operations and facility, program and field reservations. Provides park facility and program information to the public.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Serves as a goodwill ambassador for MetroParks of Butler County at all times.

    2. Performs reception duties, answers telephones and directs/routes inquiries and in-coming communications to the appropriate persons, departments or agencies in a timely manner. Disseminates MetroParks information and otherwise answers routine questions regarding park system facilities and programs.

    3. Facilitates all facility, camping and program reservations. Creates and distributes permits/leases and all appropriate paperwork to users and MetroParks personnel. Manages online reservations and registrations. Ensures total monies are paid for these reservations pursuant to policy.

    4. Assists the Manager of Visitor Services with Special Event, Athletic Complex and Practice Field procedures including inputting reservations, drafting contracts, collecting payment or other tasks as assigned.

    5. Assists the Facility & Event Manager with the scheduling of planning meetings and tours of the Ronald Reagan Lodge (Lodge, or other facility as assigned); retrieving the Lodge schedule or schedule from other facilities from the online reservation system on a daily basis and reports any changes to the schedule; helps managing the volunteers at the Welcome Center or other facility which may including interviewing and training of those individuals; responsible for updating the staff operations handbook for the VOA Welcome Center or other facility; selling and distributing fishing permits to customers of the VOA lake.

    6. Handles and distributes US mail and deliveries to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner.

    7. Coordinates, completes, reconciles, and files all MetroParks deposits for the Front Desk, Wheelhouse and/or Lodge. Deposits are to be made with MetroParks’ depository institution in a timely manner to ensure compliance with State regulations. Works closely with Financial Services to ensure correct use of account codes, verification of cash funds, and periodic compliance with audits of cash funds.

    8. Issues and/or sells Motor Vehicle Permits to customers at the Administration Building and/or the Voice of America Welcome Center and/or other facility and submits paperwork, as required. Assists in managing the Motor Vehicle Permit database, as directed.

    9. Assists with the development and implementation of procedures related to the management of the Administrative office.

    10. Distributes or causes reservation system software to provide weekly park activity reports to appropriate personnel.

    11. Operates personal computers, scanner and common office equipment. Utilizes various software, as required. May drive licensed motor vehicles on behalf of Employer.

    12. Respects the confidentiality of sensitive issues, privileged or proprietary information, personnel matters and nonpublic records.

    13. Follows Board policies in MetroParks Personnel Policy Manual and in all other matters.

    14. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. At least a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Non-profit, governmental, park or similar agency experience preferred.

    2. Demonstrated multi-tasking and organizational skills are required, along with the ability to work unsupervised, coordinate, prioritize, self-initiate and to manage administrative detail through the use of established high standards.

    3. Working knowledge of and experience with personal computer software operations including, but not limited to e-mail, word processing, and use of common office equipment. Requires keyboarding skills of at least 30 wpm.

    4. A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record, allowing insurability by MetroParks current vehicle insurance carrier, under existing coverage provisions, at the time of employment and thereafter are also required. Candidates for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on his/her driving record at the time of employment.

    5. Excellent writing, basic mathematical competency and good communication skills with strong knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling are required.

    6. Good moral character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions).

    Salary: $14.25 to $17.80 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013
    Attn: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m. on February 17, 2017

    To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 31, 2017 7:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greenacres Foundation

    Position: Microgreens Program Manager 

    Overview: Greenacres is currently seeking a Full time Microgreens Program Manager and Field Assistant. This hourly position will report to and work closely with the Vegetable Production Manager. This position will also serve as primary field assistant when not involved in microgreens related tasks (initially, microgreens program should be no more than 2-3 days work each week). Ideal candidate will be hard- working, focused, and well versed in the tools and techniques of intensive vegetable growing.

    Job Responsibilities:

    - Develop and conduct a production microgreens program with the goal of selling 50 flats a week by the end of the 2017.

    - Cooperate with Farm Store Manager to market microgreens.

    - Serve as field assistant for Vegetable Production Manager assisting and supporting the on-going field work and high-tunnel operations including planting, cultivating, trellising, harvesting, processing and distribution of vegetables.

    - Manage a small field crew as needed.

    - Assist in large scale, on-farm composting program.

    - Assist in winter planting, harvesting, and processing of vegetables.

    - Maintain winter growing structures.

    - Participate in conferences and workshops to enhance knowledge of essential skills and techniques, and to network with other professionals.

    Qualifications:

    - Minimum of 4 years’ experience farming vegetables sustainably.

    - Knowledge of plant propagation and greenhouse management.

    - Proficient in hand tool operation and maintenance.

    - Experience with all aspects of vegetable production from planting to harvest and post-harvest processing.

    Employment is contingent upon passing a physical, drug screening, and BCI and FBI fingerprinted background checks.

    Send resume with cover letter and completed application (found on our website at www.green- acres.org) to Green Acres Foundation Human Resources, 8255 Spooky Hollow Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242 or email to wnichols@green-acres.org.

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