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  • May 04, 2022 9:35 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Updated: 5/6/22

    About this position: 

    Green Umbrella is seeking a Communications Coordinator to work collaboratively with our team to provide shared services that enable the organization to execute its programs. This role will report to our Operations Director and help expand Green Umbrella’s capacity to share the activities and outcomes of all its programs with stakeholders and the community.

    The Communications Coordinator will be a primary point of contact for Green Umbrella’s program teams and will ensure the promotion of their events & GU member initiatives across our organization's channels & website. This early-career position is both technical and creative, and requires extreme attention to detail and the ability to manage many moving parts across numerous platforms. The ideal applicant for this role will be excited to track & research sustainability-related news and events happening throughout our 10-county region & have a genuine interest in promoting such efforts on an ongoing basis. This role is heavily geared toward digital marketing and content production and prioritizes day-to-day management of social media channels and e-newsletters.

    About Green Umbrella: Green Umbrella leads collaboration, incubates ideas and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. We envision a vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life. Our systems-level work improves the health of our region's people, climate and landscape. We do this by convening cross-sector collaborations that work to effect policy, systems and environment change.


    Primary Responsibilities

    Content Creation - 30% 

    • Daily copywriting & design of social media assets across platforms in partnership with Communications Intern

    • Attend program events to take photographs and/or video for social media, marketing, and other promotional material

    • Oversee preparation & design of digital and print advertising assets 

    • Oversight of file & image metadata, licensing, and drive organization related to content. Opportunity to build the taxonomy, metadata, and file naming conventions for creative and marketing team.

    • Maintain Green Umbrella and program brand identities, with opportunities to strategically increase brand recognition & enhance brand visual guidelines

    Social Media Management - 30%

    • Daily posting and engagement management across 4+ Green Umbrella-owned social media channels 

    • Assist in strategy and content drafting for program-related social media channels (ex. Common Orchard Project Instagram) 

    • Suggest potential opportunities for improvement related to social media posting & tracking processes, including adoption of management & tracking platforms 

    • Manage organization and daily maintenance of content calendar (currently in Airtable)

    Website & Newsletter Administration - 25%

    • Weekly website updates and management of Green Umbrella online events calendar, Green Jobs Board, Volunteer Opportunities page, etc.

    • Assistance in writing, formatting, and sending of Green Umbrella emails, including Green News, event invitations and reminders & follow-ups, and quarterly program newsletters (estimated 2-3 emails per week minimum) 

    • Oversight of Green News email inbox- managed daily by Communications Intern- including monitoring and replies & translation of emails to event calendar & Green News 

    • Assist in management and maintenance of email listserv & contact databases 

    • Manage organization and daily maintenance of editorial calendar (currently in Airtable)

    Metrics & Analytics - 15% 

    • Quarterly tracking of communications metrics across website, newsletters, social media, and media mentions

    • Creation of quarterly metrics reports

    • Assistance in data analyzation and related communications strategy recommendations 

    Qualifications

    In order to be successful in this role, we believe the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics and experience: 

    • Minimum 1-2 years experience in a similar role supporting a marketing or communications team in content-heavy, task-oriented position 

    • Previous day-to-day coordination of social media platforms, including: Twitter, Facebook & Instagram/Meta Business Suite, LinkedIn 

    • Humble (in it for others/mission), hungry (strong work ethic, always ready to contribute), and smart (understand people and how to interact with them).

    • Interest in researching, tracking, and promoting hundreds of regional sustainability news articles & events annually 

    • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, including the ability to manage and sort heavy email inbox load 

    • Ability to distill complex ideas into accessible written and visual products

    • Excellent at prioritizing a variety of tasks and managing time

    • Commitment to mission and values of Green Umbrella

    • Organized and willing to become an expert at Asana & Airtable project management

    • Adaptable


    Please mention in your cover letter if you have specific experience, skills, or interest in any of the following: 

    • Copywriting 

    • Graphic design—to create banners, visual content for social media, print pieces, event invitations, designed reports, etc. including experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Bridge, Lightroom and/or Photoshop) and/or Canva

    • Working with Newsletter software, such as Mailchimp, CheetahMail, EveryAction, Constant Contact, or others

    • Photo/video content creation/production and/or editing, digital asset project management

    • Google Analytics, Google Ads, and/or SEO 


    Salary & Benefits

    • Annual salary of $40,000-55,000

    • Thirteen paid holidays annually

    • Twelve vacation days in first year of employment (increases with tenure at organization)

    • Accrual of ten sick days annually

    • Flex-time policy for overtime hours, flexible work schedule

    • Health Insurance: 100% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered (no wait period), 25% of spouse/family health insurance is covered

    • Parental Bonding Leave (after 1 year of employment) of up to 4 weeks PTO


    To Apply

    Submit (as one PDF attachment) a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two professional references by 5:00 pm June 2, 2022 to jobs@greenumbrella.org. Address cover letter to Erin Rothfuss, Operations Director. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. 

    Optional: If you have an existing content portfolio of any kind (including graphic design, photography and/or videography), please feel free to include in your application. This is not required to apply. Please limit attachments to 8mb. Links also permitted. 


    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE. We are committed to making sure our applicant pool is diverse and reserve the right to extend the application period or seek additional candidates if it is not.


  • May 04, 2022 9:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: The Common Orchard Project, incubated by Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella is seeking a Compost Coordinator to work within the Common Orchard Project to coordinate and assist in the creation and management of medium scale (<500 sq ft) community composting and food waste drop off sites and associated activities within the City of Cincinnati. This is an opportunity for a passionate, motivated individual to play an important role in the development and execution of community composting and food waste collection, helping it evolve to the next level within the City and increasing the positive environmental impact. The position is in Cincinnati, Ohio, working out of Green Umbrella’s offices (central) and Camp Washington.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella leads collaboration, incubates ideas and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. We envision a vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life. To that end, we collaborate with businesses, institutions, non-profits, local governments and concerned citizens to bring this vision to life throughout our region’s 10-county tri-state area.

    About The Common Orchard Project:

    The Common Orchard Project works with communities to plant and maintain fruit trees throughout Cincinnati. We grow a large perennial farm and demonstration site in Camp Washington, assist in the growth of dozens of orchards all over Cincinnati, and conduct education workshops. Our goal is to increase local food production in neighborhoods and create better community cohesion through activating vacant space.

    About the Position:

    This position will work closely with the Common Orchard Project Director, Chris Smyth. They will work collaboratively with Common Orchard Project, Green Umbrella staff, City of Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability staff, Cincinnati Recreation Commission staff, and community stakeholders and businesses for implementation of a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) grant- Cincinnati Community Composting Collaborative.

    The compost coordinator will work between 30 and 40 hours per week starting in May 2022 and lasting through the following year, with possible extension. This is a grant funded position through 2023 with possible extension. Compensation is commensurate with hours selected and relevant experience with a possible range of $35,000 to $40,000 full time equivalent. Benefits are available when working 30 hours per week or more.

    Qualifications:

    To be successful in this role, we believe the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics and experience.

    ● At least 2 years of proven experience in composting.

    ● Capable of coaching gardeners on best practices for creating and managing community composting sites and how to best determine the acceptance and management of vegetative food waste at the sites.

    ● Ability to coordinate volunteers.

    ● Coordinate activities with diverse community members.

    ● Already have or be capable of developing relationships with current and potential composters and various community stakeholders and businesses.

    ● Excellent at prioritizing a variety of tasks and managing time.

    ● Humble (in it for others/mission), hungry (strong work ethic, always ready to contribute), and smart (understand people and how to interact with them).

    ● Commitment to the mission and values of Green Umbrella and passionate about the issues we work on.

    ● Organized and willing to learn Asana project management.

    ● Adaptable

    ● Pragmatic optimist

    ● Proficient at using appropriate software, including analyzing data to guide decision making.

    ● Skilled at developing operational procedures.

    ● Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. This position will involve regular manual labor outside in a variety of weather conditions.

    ● Desired but not required: already practiced in the use of heavy machinery (ie. skid steer, compost screener, generator)

    Primary Responsibilities:

    ● Coordinate and assist in creation and management of active composting infrastructure and food waste collection sites, including equipment cleaning and storage.

    ● Create and monitor static compost piles on community orchard and garden sites.

    ● Work with a team to develop food waste collection and compost campaign materials.

    ● Participate in Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) Community Composter Training.

    ● Provide train the trainer compost/ food waste collection education with gardeners.

    ● Recruit, train and manage volunteers as needed.

    ● Assist with testing of compost and record keeping of data/results.

    ● Help coordinate delivery and dispersal of compost to community gardens and participants of the City’s Urban Agriculture program.

    ● Collaborate with GU communications coordinator and program staff on appropriate activities.

    ● Provide data for identified reporting purposes and project evaluation.

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) as ONE PDF to jobs@greenumbrella.org with “Compost Coordinator” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.

  • May 04, 2022 9:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    About this position:

    Tri-State Trails Project Manager

    Green Umbrella seeks a dynamic, highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to support the work of Tri-State Trails as a full-time Project Manager. This new position is being created to expand Tri-State Trails’ technical assistance capacity and support local governments who lack expertise on staff to coordinate trail and bikeway projects. This position will report to the Director of Tri-State Trails and will work out of the Green Umbrella office with a hybrid work option available.

    About Green Umbrella & Tri-State Trails:

    Green Umbrella leads collaboration, incubates ideas, and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. We envision a vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life. Our systems-level work has the goal of improving the health of our region's people, climate, and landscape. We do this by convening cross-sector collaborations that work to affect policy, systems, and environment change.

    Tri-State Trails is an alliance of community advocates advancing a vision to connect and expand our region's trail and bikeway network. An initiative of Green Umbrella, Tri-State Trails activates cross-sector collaboration to expand access to walkable and bikeable communities to all people. We believe that trails enhance our region's communities, resulting in healthier people and stronger economies. Our mission is to connect people and places with a regional trails network that enhances vibrancy and equity in our community.

    To be successful in this role, we believe the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics and experience.

    ● Undergraduate degree in urban planning, civil engineering, environmental sustainability, or related field

    ● Minimum three years of nonprofit, government, or private sector experience

    ● Passionate commitment to the mission of Tri-State Trails

    ● Excellent project management and time management skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

    ● Organized and willing to become a master at Asana project management

    ● Proven leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills

    ● Creative problem solving skills

    ● Demonstrated self‐direction and ability to work independently in a fast-paced work environment

    ● Proficient at Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    ● Ability to travel around the Greater Cincinnati region

    ● Willingness to be a team player and adapt to the evolving needs of a growing organization

    Primary Responsibilities

    ● Represent Tri-State Trails as a trusted adviser and expert to local governments and nonprofit groups

    ● Consult with and support partnering organizations to advance projects from conception to completion and

    position projects to pursue funding for construction

    ● Develop of proposals and scopes of work

    ● Participate or lead field investigations and site analyses

    ● Coordinate outreach to collect input from the public

    ● Conduct research and write relevant reports

    ● Cultivate relationships with local government decision makers, elected officials, and community influencers to build support for the mission of Tri-State Trails

    ● Strategically prioritize and advance connections called for in Tri-State Trails’ 10-county Regional Trails Plan

    ● Represent Tri-State Trails at events as needed

    Preferred of Applicants:

    ● Past consulting or local government experience

    ● Ability to navigate and administer federal and state grant funding process

    ● Grant writing experience

    ● Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign) and ArcGIS

    ● Ability to navigate the region by bike and public transit

    Salary & Benefits

    ● Annual salary of $50,000 to $60,000, commensurate with experience

    ● Thirteen (13) paid holidays annually

    ● Accrual of twelve (12) vacation days in first year of employment (increases with tenure at organization)

    ● Accrual of ten (10) sick days annually

    ● Flex-time policy for overtime hours, flexible and hybrid work schedule

    ● Health Insurance: 100% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered (no waiting period), 25% of spouse/family health insurance is covered

    ● Parental Bonding Leave (after 1 year of employment) of up to 4 weeks PTO

    Please take the following steps in order to apply for this position:

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume as one PDF attachment to jobs@greenumbrella.org.

    Address cover letter to Wade Johnston, Director, Tri-State Trails. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so if you are interested in the position, please submit your information as soon as possible. This position will remain open until the right candidate can be hired.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE. We are committed to making sure our applicant pool is diverse and reserve the right to extend the application period or seek additional candidates if it is not.

  • May 04, 2022 11:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Parks

    About this position:

    The City of Cincinnati Board of Park Commissioners is in search of an experienced leader to fulfill the role of Director. This executive leadership position will report to the Board of Park Commissioners and be responsible for the oversight and execution of all activities and operations of the Park Board. The Director serves as the CEO within the highly revered, nationally recognized Park system, with a diverse $27 Million budget portfolio. This executive profile provides background information on the City of Cincinnati, its Park system and the Director position, outlining the important qualifications, attributes, values and experience the Director should possess.

    All inquiries relating to the recruitment and selection process for the Parks Director should be directed to the Human Resources Department via the email doris.adotey@cincinnati-oh.gov.

    More information can be found here.

    Application can be found here.

  • May 04, 2022 10:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Dayton Department of Water

    About this position:

    Date Opened: 5/3/2022 09:00:00 AM

    Close Date: Continuous

    Salary: $53,040.00 - $71,780.80 per year

    Department: Water Reclamation

    Job Type: Noncompetitive

    Additional Forms: College Transcript or Diploma 1

    Responsibilities

    Performs chemical and biological analyses including the calibration, operation, and maintenance of complex scientific equipment and records and interprets the results necessary for operation of the Water Reclamation Facility and/or the Industrial Pretreatment Program in compliance with Federal, State and NPDES regulations. Determines pollutions characteristics in these diverse areas: wastewater, sludge, receiving stream water, groundwater, industrial waste, and biogas. Daily analyses are performed with considerable independent judgment and interpreted by the analyst for chemical and biological irregularities and trends in plant operations. Performs oversite for the operations of the wastewater treatment processes and collects samples that will be analyzed for regulatory compliance and/or process control. The incumbent evaluates and interprets online process instrumentation to verify consistency with Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA).

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Environmental or Physical Science or closely related discipline.

    License Requirements

    Must possess a valid driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

    Special Requirements

    Must have or obtain an Ohio EPA Wastewater Class I certification within two (2) years of appointment and maintain certification as a term and condition of continued employment until Ohio EPA Wastewater Class II certification is obtained.

    Must have or obtain an Ohio EPA Wastewater Class II certification within five (5) years of appointment and maintain certification thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

    Must obtain the OWEA (Ohio Water Environment Association) Wastewater Laboratory Analyst I certification within two (2) years of appointment and maintain certification as a term and condition of continued employment until OWEA Class II certification is obtained.

    Must obtain OWEA (Ohio Water Environment Association) Wastewater Laboratory Analyst II certification within five (5) years of appointment and maintain certification thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.

    Notes

    Applications must specifically address each of the minimum qualifications, directly showing how each is met.

    Background Check

    A background investigation and evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.

    Medical Examination & Drug and Nicotine Testing

    Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination including drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.

    Important COVID-19 Information

    Beginning November 1, 2021, newly hired City of Dayton employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be required to become fully vaccinated within 90 days of being hired.

    More information can be found here.

  • May 04, 2022 10:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Dayton Department of Water

    About this position:

    Date Opened: 5/2/2022 3:00:00 PM

    Close Date: 5/19/2022 11:59:00 PM

    Salary: $22.64 per hour (Grade 119)

    Department: Water

    Job Type: Promotional and Open Competitive

    Responsibilities

    This is skilled work in the operation, care and maintenance of equipment involved in the treatment of wastewater.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Education

    Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.)

    Experience

    Must meet one of the following:

    1. Must have one year experience in the maintenance of mechanical equipment; OR

    2. Successful completion of the Operator Training Committee of Ohio (OTCO) Basic Wastewater Operator's course. A copy of the course certificate must be presented at time of appointment.

    License Requirements

    Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment. Within 150 days of appointment, must obtain and maintain a valid Ohio Class B Commercial Driver's License (C.D.L.), including the qualification to operate a vehicle with air brakes and any other endorsements required by the State of Ohio. Out of state residents must have equivalent licenses from their state of residences within the prescribed 120 days of appointment.

    Special Requirements

    Must obtain and maintain an Ohio EPA Wastewater I license within 18 months of appointment as a term and condition of continued employment.

    Promotional Qualifications

    Must be a full-time permanent or part-time permanent employee in pay grade 118 (Wage) or below, pay grade 29 (Clerical) or below, or equivalent, and been employed for 6 consecutive months by the City of Dayton in a classified Civil Service position. Identical scores will be broken by (1) seniority and (2) random selection method.

    Open Competitive Applicants

    Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a job-related medical examination and providing documentary evidence of Employment Authorization and Identity. Identical scores will be broken by a random selection method.

    Notes

    Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination. Applicants appearing on the Promotional eligible list shall be considered for appointment prior to those on the Open Competitive list. Applicants are responsible for providing all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement, in order for their application to be considered for certification and admittance to the examination process.

    Background Check

    A background investigation is required prior to employment. All candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position, including current city employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, etc. into a classified position.

    Drug and Nicotine Testing

    Final appointment is contingent upon the applicant passing a drug screen. Applicants offered employment with the City will be required to pass a nicotine screening. Newly hired employees must remain tobacco and nicotine free as a condition of continued employment. The Tobacco and Nicotine Free Hiring Policy does not apply to current City employees.

    Important COVID-19 Information

    Beginning November 1, 2021, newly hired City of Dayton employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be required to become fully vaccinated within 90 days of being hired.

    Examination Date

    Date & Time to be Announced

    Civil Service Board Office

    371 West Second Street, Lower Level

    Dayton, Ohio 45402

    *Certified candidates will be sent a link to self-schedule their examination time at a later date.

    More information can be found here.

  • May 04, 2022 9:09 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Public Health

    About this position:

    Health Educator

    Hamilton County Public Health is accepting applications for a Health Educator in the Department of Community Health Services. Requirements include: BS in health education, public health, social work, or related field, one (1) year experience which indicates a thorough knowledge of population health/health promotion and health education principles. Master’s Degree preferred. CHES®/MCHES® preferred. Candidate with knowledge of population health/community health education practices, and policy, system and environmental change strategies preferred. Experience with authentic community engagement and ability communicating with diverse audiences preferred. Must possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency. Some evening and weekend hours required.

    Job Duties include (but are not limited to):

    Plan, coordinate and implement population health/health promotion and education strategies, initiatives, and training

    Establish and maintain working relationships with various stakeholders and communities.

    Facilitate county-wide mobilization for policy, systems and environmental change related to health, safety, and vitality.

    Evaluate project outcomes.

    Identify best practice recommendations for policy and system changes that can be implement at the community level (Village, Township, City) that impact the overall health, safety, and vitality of the community.

    Translate public health best practices for populations served.

    Serve as a resource for population health/health promotion and education for communities within Hamilton County.

    Report population health/health promotion and education activities and outcomes to all key stakeholders as defined.

    Provide support for public health emergencies.

    This is an exempt position. Only non-tobacco users need apply. HCPH is committed to advancing health equity and encourages those with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. EOE.

    A general application download can be found here.

    To apply for this position, send your resume to Stephanie Taylor - Human Resources Officer: 250 William Howard Taft Road, 2nd Floor, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219; stephanie.taylor@hamilton-co.org

  • April 29, 2022 7:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    About this position:

    Seasonal Facility & Grounds Assistant

    Salary: $11.15 - $16.06 Hourly

    Location: 1979 Bebb Park Lane Okeana, OH

    Job Type: Seasonal

    Division: Operations

    Summary

    Under supervision, 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

    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, 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.

    Other duties as assigned.

    Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate.

    Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.

    Ability to meet and interact 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.

    Follows MetroParks policies in Employee Guide and other policies as applicable.

    The ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is all also required for this position.

    Required Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience 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 and Physical Demands

    Work Environment & Schedule: This seasonal position requires availability for a flexible schedule, working up to 40 hours per week, for no more than 110 calendar days between the months of May and September. 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). 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. Reasonable accommodation will be made for known physical limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.

    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.

    The application for this position can be found here.

  • April 29, 2022 7:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    About this position:

    Seasonal Natural Resources Assistant

    Salary: $11.15 - $16.06 Hourly

    Location: 1721 Hamilton New London Road Hamilton, OH

    Job Type: Seasonal

    Division: Operations

    Summary

    Under supervision, 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

    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, 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.

    Other duties as assigned.

    Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate.

    Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.

    Ability to meet and interact 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.

    Follows MetroParks policies in Employee Guide and other policies as applicable.

    The ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is all also required for this position.

    Required Education and Experience:

    High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience 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 and Physical Demands

    Work Environment & Schedule: This seasonal position requires availability for a flexible schedule, working up to 40 hours per week, for no more than 110 calendar days between the months of May and September. 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). 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. Reasonable accommodation will be made for known physical limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.

    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.

    The application for this position can be found here.

  • April 29, 2022 7:09 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    About this position:

    Park Maintenance Technician I

    Salary: $13.50 - $18.75 Hourly

    Location: 5101 Circle Parkway Middletown, OH

    Job Type: Part-Time

    Division: Operations

    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

    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 Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Work Environment, Schedule and Physical Demands

    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.

    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.

    The application for this position can be found here.

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