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  • May 23, 2019 4:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: To assist in all facets of programming for MetroParks of Butler County delivery, program development/planning, conference coordination/liaison, and assisting in the general administration of Programs and Special Events. The position includes work as an instructor, being a public relations ambassador with guests and groups, and assisting in maintenance of the instructional areas and equipment. Must be competent in use of computer software, information technology and social media to promote and track participation at programs and events.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • To takepartin alltrainingor in-service activities to develop proficiencies required to perform job responsibilities.
    • Assists with MetroParks Park Connections programs, special events and volunteers as assigned. Spends approximately 90% of time delivering programs or assisting with events, and 10% preparing for programming and events.
    • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching the program curriculum and concepts, sharing park information and interfacing with volunteers and the public.
    • Provide quality education programs, recreational or conservation experiences for park customers and/or volunteers.
    • Provides accurate park facility and organizational information to park visitors/customers upon request.
    • Operates MetroParks licensed motor vehicles as assigned or personal vehicle as necessary to meet assigned responsibilities.
    • Accurately collects and deposits MetroParks program or other fees as assigned and keeps accurate financial, program, time and work records. Composes and files written reports as assigned.
    • Demonstrate professional competencies in interactions with public, staff and volunteers, included but not limited to:
      • Wearing staff uniform when working with a group
      • Showing interest and understanding for other staff members and park customers;
      • Being punctual and attentive to assigned schedule
      • Handlingconflictconstructively and keeping a positive attitude
      • Providinga safe experiencefor allparticipants and never leave participants unattended.
      • Recruiting, coordinating and/or functionally supervising volunteers as assigned
      • Cooperates on maintaining the grounds and seeing that facility equipment and programming materials are used properly and returned promptly to storage in good condition.
      • Providing support for existing program and assisting in the development of new programs as assigned. May wear historic period costume, works with approved program animals for demonstration purposes, and/or uses educational, audio/visual equipment and/or other tools specific and appropriate to the delivery of programs and events as assigned.
      • Follows Board policies in MetroParks Employee Guide and Personnel Manual.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage administrative tasks.
    • Working knowledge of or experience with personal computer hardware and software including but not limited to email, word processing, data management and spreadsheets, and graphic design software operations and other common office equipment.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including competent knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling.
    • Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.
    • 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 or via email, phone, or written document.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with two (2) years college level courses in education, science or environmental studies, cultural history. Alternatively, a high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with at least four (4) years of work experience working with youth or families program delivery.
    • 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.
    • General good health and ability to perform physical labor and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
    • 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.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    The schedule for this position is part-time, and as needed. Employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as seasonal and/or intermittent workers, volunteers, employment program participants. Availability for occasional evening and weekend work as scheduled in advance.

    Physical Demands:

    This Position requires that a program leader have the ability to walk, stand, bend, twist, push & pull, with some lifting of materials up to 50 lbs. Leaders conduct outdoor programs and events that are held year-round and must be comfortable with exposure to a wide range of temperatures. General good health and the ability to perform physical labor and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is required for this position.

    The position functions and responsibilities 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.

    Learn more here!

  • May 23, 2019 4:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Manages, plans, coordinates and implements MetroParks of Butler County special programs and special events throughout the park system under the direction of Supervisor of Community and Park Connections. Seeks donations, sponsorships and funding sources for events and projects.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Organizes, develops budgets for, and implements educational, recreational programs and special events throughout MetroParks including, but not limited to concerts, festivals, living history events and art shows.
    • Creates new programs and events themed within the mission of MetroParks.
    • Maintains responsibility for quality, coordination and organization of event programming.
    • Manages costs and pursues financially viable, revenue producing performance by seeking and securing additional funding sources for events, projects, and programming outside of the general fund. This would include donations, sponsorships and gifts.
    • Collaborates and works cooperatively with other department staff and volunteers to plan and implement events. Maintains and promotes good working relationships with staff and volunteers.
    • Schedules and mediates planning meetings for programs and events.
    • Responsible for obtaining permits, licensing, contract with providers, payments, purchase orders and other paperwork related to special events. Books and evaluates outside entertainment, contractual personnel and vendors.
    • Creates promotional materials and develops a marketing strategy for events, such as press releases, flyers, posters, program guides and social media.
    • Creates status reports for supervisor advising of any significant issues or problems.
    • Proposes annual budgets covering special events, projects and programming.
    • Operates motor vehicles on behalf of the employer and common office, electronic, and other equipment.
    • Follows applicable MetroParks policies in Employee Handbook and other policies adopted by the Board of Park Commissioners.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize, coordinate, prioritize and self-initiate. Ability to manage multiple administrative details and physical logistics of events.
    • Knowledge of event planning, park programs and activities, public relations, the entertainment industry, as well as community and guest demographics.
    • Ability to use computer and other common office equipment to efficiently and accurately perform or facilitate the performance of assigned tasks.
    • The physical ability to perform labor and the tasks noted above is required of this position as well as possession of the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
    • Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.
    • Must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public.
    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.
    • Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members, volunteers and the staff of other agencies.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • A minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. is required. An associate degree from an accredited college or university in Recreation, Leisure Studies or closely related field and 1-3 years progressively responsible experience in special event planning, organizing and implementation is preferred.
    • An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities will be considered.
    • Above average skill in written and oral communications.
    • Skilled in the use of common office software (word processing, spreadsheets, desktop publishing, PowerPoint, etc.), general office equipment and event technological needs.
    • Skilled in speaking effectively before groups.
    • Demonstrates success in negotiating contracts and coordinating and/or collaborating with performers, vendors and others.
    • Current basic first aid and CPR certifications or the ability to obtain these certifications within 4 months of assumption of position.
    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the MetroParks’ current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. A candidate for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized governmental licensing authority as a result of driving-related violations on his/her driving record at the time of employment.
    • Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions).
    • The position requires a high-level of dependability and a commitment to quality to ensure a positive park visitor/customer experience.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    This is a part-time position in which the employee must remain available to work a flexible schedule that will include evenings, weekends and holidays. Ability to work effectively outdoors in all regular weather and climatic conditions is also required.

    Physical Demands:

    • Good physical condition and general good health allowing performance of light to moderate physical labor.
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position such as carrying items, standing, crouching, climbing, lifting, etc.
    • The position functions and responsibilities 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.

    Learn more here!

  • May 23, 2019 2:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Under supervision of the Park Manager performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape development and upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, mowing and trimming around park grounds as needed, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.
    • Prepares and maintains park exterior and interior facilities for use by performing duties such as cleaning, painting and routine maintenance of reservable areas, recreational equipment, shelters, and park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, storage rooms, kitchen areas and restrooms.
    • Uses and maintains wrenches, pruners, trimmers, brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, blowers, brushes, rollers, shovels, rakes, hammers and other common hand tools.
    • Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles, APVs, snow plows, tractors, mowers, brush hogs, loaders and other equipment.
    • Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.
    • Aids in general public programming and special events as assigned.
    • Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.
    • Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.
    • Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.
    • Assists with conservation, wildlife management, and land stewardship activities in assigned areas.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage tasks.
    • The physical ability to perform labor and the tasks noted above is required of this position as well as possession of the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
    • Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.
    • Must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public.
    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.
    • Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members, volunteers and the staff of other agencies.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED; and a minimum of 18 years of age is required at the time of employment.
    • Previous grounds and building maintenance experience or experience in a related field is preferred for this position.
    • Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions) is required of all persons who are candidates for employment or employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.
    • 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 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.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    Employment in this position requires availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule. Ability to work in all outside weather conditions; wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold (below 32 F degrees) and extreme heat (above 90 F degrees). Ability to work around various outdoor contaminants, such as pesticides, herbicides, and airborne and plant allergens. Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

    Physical Demands:

    General good health and ability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

    The position functions and responsibilities 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.

    Learn more here!

  • May 22, 2019 4:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farms

    Duration: May 27—August 9, 2019, All staff OFF the week of July 1-5.
    Hours:  40 hours per week; 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F.
    Compensation:  $2,000 stipend
    Responsible to: Camp Coordinator, Education Coordinator & Director of Education

    Purpose: Serves as lead counselor for groups of campers age 3-13 during farm-based summer day camp, facilitating camp activities, safely managing groups of children in a farm setting, and demonstrating leadership to Junior Counselors and Counselors-in-Training.  Provides staff support for interactive Summer Farm Tours. Supports the GHF mission, promotes membership and acts as an advocate for GHF.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Guide a group of 6—11 campers safely around the farm, knowing the location of all of your campers during camp hours
    • Lead small and large group activities, supervising campers’ participation in activities, and being an active part of all activities (i.e. animal interactions, lunchtime games, egg collecting, produce harvesting)
    • Interact appropriately with and model professional behavior for campers and staff in a variety of situations using positive behavior-management techniques, including: enthusiasm, a positive attitude, patience, sensitivity, a sense of humor, and self-control
    • Supervise, guide and mentor Junior Counselors (16-18 years old) and Counselors-in-Training (13-15 years old) within your camp group
    • Work with other camp staff to complete morning set-up and afternoon clean-up of camp areas
    • Attend all required, scheduled training and workshop sessions and camp staff meetings
    • Plan and execute at least one themed camp, in collaboration with camp staff

    Environmental Education Experience:

    • Counselors will gain valuable experience in farm-based environmental education as a leader and planner of summer camps for children from a variety of backgrounds and ages (3—13 years).  Counselors will gain new skills while working in our gardens and with animals in our farmyard.
    • Counselors will receive training and then guide campers through activities focused on daily farm and garden chores, farm animal care, hands-on nature exploration, cooking and food preparation, and camp favorites like songs, games, and crafts.
    • Counselors will participate in workshops and projects with other counselors to gain a better understanding of life on a working farm, environmental education, and nature interpretation skills.
    • Counselors will gain experience working in a cooperative, supportive, and educational working environment.  They will also practice mentorship, leadership and management skills working with Junior Counselors (ages 16—18) and Counselors-in-Training (ages 13—15).  
    • Counselors will have the opportunity to work with our gardeners, farmers and volunteers to grow, harvest, and market produce using organic methods, as well as produce eggs and meat using family-scale methods.
    • Counselors receive one full week of paid training. Camp Training Week is May 27th through May 31st, 2019. This includes the Memorial Day holiday.

    Desired Qualifications and Experience:

    • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age (required)
    • Previous experience working with children or education, preferably in a day camp setting
    • Preferred applicants will have completed at least one year of college
    • An ability to plan programs, conduct activities, and accept feedback
    • An ability to work as a member of a team and also work independently, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, open-mindedness, and flexibility
    • Demonstrated interest or special skills in environmental education, agriculture, sustainability, gardening, animal care, cooking, arts and crafts.
    • Current certifications in standard first aid and community CPR are preferred

    Learn more and apply here!

  • May 22, 2019 4:43 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farms

    Reports to: Director of Education
    Category: Fulltime: 40 hours/week 
    Classification: Non-Exempt  $12-14/hour, depending on experience
     
    Purpose: Develop and implement the Adult and Family Education programs of Gorman Heritage Farm, working in collaboration with other GHFF staff and Community Volunteers/Educators. Keep the community informed about the Farm’s programs and events, and to educate about our mission. Provide staff support as needed. Support the GHFF mission, promote membership, and act as an advocate for GHFF.

    • Mission-related Classes/Workshops: Develop program schedule, teach classes, recruit volunteers/chefs/instructors/authors/educators as instructors. Process payments, track registrations and attendance. Create evaluations and adapt programming based on results. Meet targeted program numbers and budgeted annual income goals. Survey participants to track satisfaction and future class interests.
    • Private Group Cooking Classes: Work with groups to create curriculum, teach classes or recruit volunteers/chefs/staff as instructors. Process payments and track registrations and attendance. Survey participants to track satisfaction and future class interests.
    • Lead Educational Farm Tours, Field Trips, and Farm to Classroom as needed.
    • Engagement: Create daily relevant social media posts that engage and educate our audience as well as increase shop sales, memberships, donations, participation in classes and events, visits, and volunteerism. Create monthly newsletter with the same goals.
    • Staff and Event Support: Serve on Event Planning Committees, work all annual events, fill in on front desk as needed, database entry/cleanup, Outreach Events, rentals staffing as needed, change outdoor signage in a timely manner, assist with Thursday Volunteer Potluck, and assist in other areas as needed.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Education/Skills:

    • Baccalaureate degree in culinary arts, science, environmental studies, related field or equivalent experience work required.
    • Proficient in conducting culinary and/or environmentally related education programs. Comfortable public speaker. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to teach, motivate and work with all ages and backgrounds.
    • Collaborative leadership style, positive attitude, team player, flexibility, willingness to work in small staff setting, organized and detail-oriented, enthusiasm for learning.

    Physical demands: This position requires physical activities: climbing, bending, lifting, standing, sitting, reaching, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. The work is performed indoors and outdoors.

    Equipment operated: PC, Google Suite, various software, copier, projector, camera/phone and other office equipment found in the teaching environment.

    Learn more and apply here!

  • May 21, 2019 3:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Donovan Energy

    POSITION OVERVIEW

    This role is the heart of Donovan Energy’s consulting business. The Policy and Data Analyst (“Analyst”) has a strong understanding of the economic, social and political forces that shape wholesale and retail energy markets in the U.S. The Analyst is comfortable meeting with business representatives, utilities, government officials, non-profit organizations, and other energy industry stakeholders. Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills are a must. The Analyst supports Donovan Energy’s consulting clients and engages with lighting, electric vehicle charging, PACE financing, and other lines of business as needed.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Conduct research, analyze proposed and current policies, and evaluate their effects on Donovan Energy clients;

    • Collect and organize client data to provide strategic insights on energy use and spend;

    • Evaluate feasibility of renewable energy and energy efficiency project development;

    • Navigate subscription news and information services such as S&P Global Market Intelligence;

    • Generate attractive, informative data visualizations for internal and external use;

    • Prepare interim and final client reports in narrative form and produce well-designed, visually appealing slide decks; and

    • Provide general support for Partner – Consulting and other staff.


    KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

    • Education: Advanced degree preferred. College degree in energy, environmental sciences, finance, or related field required.

    • Experience: No work experience strictly necessary, but 2-3 years of experience in the energy field is a plus.


    COMPETENCE & SKILL SET

    • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills;

    • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to drive resolution;

    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel;

    • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills;

    • Knowledge of cloud collaboration tools (i.e. Gmail, Google Drive, etc.) and the Microsoft Office suite;

    • Comfort with financial analysis and reporting;

    • Experience working with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software; and

    • Understanding of energy markets, environmental laws, and public utility regulation.


    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    • High level of self-confidence, motivation, maturity, and integrity

    • Capable of finding answers to questions

    • Driven to support customers, vendors, and partners

    • Sense of humor

    • Excited about Donovan Energy and the potential to transform our economy to run on clean, efficient energy

    Learn more and apply here!

  • May 21, 2019 3:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    Category: Full Time
    Classification: Non-Exempt
    Reports to: Farm Manager
    Pay Scale: $12 – $14/ hour, based on education and experience

    Purpose:
    Working under the direction of the Farm Manager to care for livestock and poultry, grounds and building maintenance, and management of Volunteers.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Manage livestock: monitor nutrition, pasture rotation, feed rations, breeding and medical care
    • Daily correspondence with and oversight of Farmyard Volunteers
    • Manage Volunteer Groups, including prep
    • Help prepare Farmyard and Animals for education groups
    • Feeding, watering, cleaning, and pasture rotation for livestock and poultry
    • Take notes related to animal health, feeding, and pasture rotation, as well as volunteer tasks, education groups, etc.
    • Grounds maintenance including mowing, trimming and snow removal as needed
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Education/Skills: College Degree preferred. High School Diploma/GED and relevant work experience required. Basic knowledge of animal care, livestock experience preferred. Good communications skills. Positive attitude. Self Starter. Passion for the mission of Gorman Heritage Farm.
     
    Physical demands: This position requires very strenuous physical activities. Must be able to lift 50 pounds independently. The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather.
     
    Equipment operated: Tractors, truck with trailer, utility vehicles, zero turn mower, weed eater, hand tools, power tools, computer, printer/copier, and other equipment found in office, farm and teaching environment.
     
    To apply: Send cover letter explaining your interest in and experience related to the position, and resume to Bill at btonne@gormanfarm.org.

    Learn more here!

  • May 14, 2019 9:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio Environmental Council

    The Ohio Environmental Council family of organizations seeks to fill the new position of Managing Director based in Columbus, Ohio. The Managing Director will support and manage a team of regional directors and lead the organization’s field program to protect Ohio’s air, land, and water at the local, state, and federal levels. The ideal candidate will be an executor and project manager with experience overseeing, facilitating integration, and sharing information between teams.

    Key Responsibilities

    The Managing Director reports to the Vice President of External Affairs and is responsible for the following:

    • Leading a strong and sustainable team advocating throughout the state on land, air, water, and democracy issues;
    • Overseeing progress made on regional strategic plans;
    • Developing and maintaining valuable partnerships to support teams across the state; and
    • Dismantling silos and ensuring coordination and communication between direct reports and the rest of staff.
    Qualifications
    • 5+ years of project management experience
    • Track record of inspiring action, building a team, mentoring staff members, and ability to break down complex issues into calls to action.
    • Commitment and experience with diverse and equitable power-building. Knowledge of social and environmental justice preferred. 
    Compensation

    Salary for this full time, exempt position is $45,000 - $63,000. Excellent benefits include employer-paid health, vision, dental, and life insurance; flexible and dependent care spending account; generous paid time off; paid parental leave; and employer-matched retirement fund.

    About The OEC

    The mission of the Ohio Environmental Council is to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home. The OEC works for pragmatic solutions to keep Ohio clean and beautiful, and our communities safe. We fight for clean air and water, clean energy, and protected public lands. We hold polluters accountable in court while working with communities and companies that want to invest in a clean, more sustainable direction. For nearly 50 years, we have led many of the major environmental policy wins in Ohio. Visit the OEC’s website to learn more about our vision, values, and work.

    The Ohio Environmental Council is committed to working toward a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive environmental movement and seeks to hire staff and contractors that reflect the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. The OEC is an equal opportunities employer. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply. 

    Learn more and apply here!



  • May 13, 2019 6:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    OVERVIEW

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is currently seeking a Conservation & Parks Manager I for the Little Miami/Armleder/Kroger Hills/Avoca Parks.

    DISTINGUISHING JOB CHARACTERISTICS

    Manages staff and volunteers, in the delivery of services, which include managing and maintaining grounds, facilities, equipment, and natural areas of assigned park(s) using practices consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Great Parks of Hamilton County.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Manages natural and facility assets at assigned park(s), including management of grounds, natural areas, facilities, equipment, landscape features, trails, playgrounds, and other features for public use.

    Directly supervises assigned staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Great Parks’ policies and applicable laws, and delegated authority. Responsibilities include participating in, and making recommendations pertaining to the selection and discipline of employees, and other personnel decisions in coordination with Human Resources Staff. Plans and delegates work assignments, trains employees and volunteers, provides guidance, resolves work issues, and ensures work complies with Great Parks’ policy and performance standards. Maintains training records and facilitates appropriate training for assigned staff and volunteers.

    Evaluates employee performance levels, administers performance advisories and works with Region Director to manage staff performance. Inspects work progress, ensure work product complies with division policy and established standards.

    Manages and facilitates volunteer projects and manages a volunteer workforce.

    Performs a variety of technical, manual and administrative responsibilities including designing and implementing assessment tools to evaluate natural habitats and to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of Great Parks natural areas, wildlife, and fisheries.

    Plans, schedules and orders materials including delivery coordination.

    Manages assigned budget; reviews and approves invoices for materials, equipment, vendors and contractors; manages and approves Pcard purchases for direct reports.

    Maintains responsibility for the safety of employees in operation of equipment, performing work tasks, and working in the natural environment.

    Analyzes and resolves difficult problems and provides direction as necessary.

    Conducts surveys, collects data, and assists with research to collect, evaluate and present information upon which to make decisions about visitor use, infrastructure, and natural resources management.

    Utilizes various wildlife and habitat management techniques consistent with agency and division priorities.

    Prepares reports and maintains records as they relate to research results, natural area percentages, and necessary reporting measures.

    Responds during off duty hours for emergencies that impact Great Park’s resources, safety or infrastructure, such as sewer discharges, material spills, dumping, failed utilities, hazardous trees.

    Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations.

    Maintains confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information.

    Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required.

    Learn more and apply here!

  • May 09, 2019 1:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Position Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO is responsible for planning, developing, administering and achieving the financial goals and objectives of Great Parks, and for providing leadership and coordination of work in accordance with Great Parks’ strategic plan, policies and requirements. Great Parks of Hamilton County is a separate political subdivision established under Ohio Revised Code Section 1545. Great Parks preserves and protects more than 17,500 acres of greenspace including 21 parks and nature preserves throughout Hamilton County. Its 2018 budget is $40MM including the General Fund, an Internal Service Fund and Special Revenue Funds. Great Parks has a 1 mil general operating levy passed in 2016 for a 10 year period. Taxes account for 55% and the remaining 45% is derived from earned revenue and grants. Great Parks self operates seven golf courses, four campgrounds, four major fishing lakes with harbors, boathouses, reservable shelters and lodges, making it a leader among Ohio park districts and the Mid-west in terms of self-generated revenues and cost recovery. This position is based in Winton Woods Park.

    Applications must be received by 11:59pm, Friday, June 7, 2019.

    Learn more about the position and apply here!


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