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  • November 14, 2018 10:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Montgomery Farmers Market

    The Montgomery Farmers Market seeks an independent and self-motivated individual as a Market Manager for the 2019 Market season. Our thriving market will be entering its 10th season. The vibrant market was established as a project in the City of Montgomery Citizens’ Leadership Academy in 2010 and continues with the leadership of additional volunteers. The market is held in the parking lot of the Montgomery Elementary School, 9609 Montgomery Road, Montgomery, Ohio. Our market now has approximately 30 vendors and 1,500 shoppers during peak Saturdays in the summer season. Please visit our website at for more information about the market.

    If interested please send an e-mail to MFM Board Hiring Committee ( This is an outstanding opportunity for someone with available Saturdays and an interest in community Farmers’ Markets.

    ● Hours: Saturdays, 8am – 1pm, May through October, and additional hours, as needed and approved by a Board member, for scheduling and preparation. Also attend board meetings 1 week day evening per month from 5:30 PM until 7:00 PM

    ● Compensation: $15/hour for an estimated 5-7 hours per week for 28 weeks. (Approximately 175 hours for the season). Workers Compensation coverage will be purchased in case of injury related to job duties.

    ● Requirements: reliable transportation, ability to lift 30 lbs, ability to communicate with vendors and customers effectively, problem solving skills, ability to manage people and conflicts, ability to use social media, word, excel, google drive, and other basic computer skills, active email account and cell phone.

    ● Duties:

    ○ Run day-to-day operations of market on Saturdays, including setting up and tearing down Manager’s Tent, Business Booth, and Musician’s Tent, coordinating vendor set up, setting up water station and trash cans, and stowing all supplies in the storage shed at the end of the market day.

    ○ Operate the credit card machine during the market and perform check out duties each week for the market’s SNAP/Credit Card program, including reimbursing vendors for voucher redeemed by market customers, writing receipts, and sending information to the board.

    ○ Confirm with all vendors which vendors will be at market each Saturday. This may be done at market the previous Saturday, or by phone or email before Wednesday.

    ○ Work with the board to develop a market layout for the season and to modify the layout as needed each week to adjust for vendor absences.

    ○ Assist with recruitment of new vendors, crafters, musicians, and food trucks to fill open spots.

    ○ Supervise vendors for setup/teardown and storage of all market signs, tents, seating and tables, traffic cones, and trash containers.

    ○ During the market, answer questions, assist vendors, manage a cash box and provide change, hand out literature, sign up customers for our newsletter, sell market items, and be helpful.

    ○ Help Montgomery Farmers’ Market continue its growth as a successful, thriving market with an outstanding reputation among current and potential vendors, shoppers, and area businesses.

    ○ Work with the board to recruit volunteers to assist the Market Manager to accomplish the above tasks.

    ○ May choose to assist the board with updating social media accounts, updating the website and newsletter, and communicating necessary information to vendors.

    ○ Other assistance to board members as needed/requested. As additional duties arise, Market Manager may be asked to participate, and will be compensated at the same rate.

  • November 13, 2018 9:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Kroger

    Position Summary:

    Support the execution of Kroger’s sustainability strategy to improve the company’s performance as a responsible and sustainable business and meet our long-term commitments. Play a key role in achieving, measuring and reporting progress against established company-wide sustainability goals. Lead projects to advance sustainability initiatives and improvements. Interact with associates, customers and other key stakeholders as needed. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

    Essential Functions:

    • Support the implementation of a comprehensive sustainability strategy to improve business results and performance on key environmental issues and commitments
    • Help advance progress on Kroger’s Zero Hunger | Zero Waste plan
    • Contribute to the company’s reporting efforts related to corporate social responsibility, including the annual sustainability report and investor questionnaires and assessments
    • Work with internal subject matter experts to synthesize and assess data and trends, and track the company’s progress toward sustainability goals for 2020 and beyond
    • Evaluate and measure the effectiveness of corporate sustainability strategies, programs and tactics
    • Lead projects in collaboration with internal and external business partners to advance sustainability at Kroger
    • Support engagement with key stakeholders to advance conversation on company sustainability, including participating on relevant multi-stakeholder groups and taskforces
    • Partner with Corporate Affairs and Marketing teams to create/implement communication plans that improve associate engagement on sustainability initiatives and enhance the company’s reputation
    • Work with external national/local partners and community organizations to increase our understanding of sustainability issues/opportunities
    • Manage vendor and third-party relationships
    • Travel to divisions and conferences, and conduct business trips to support sustainability efforts
    • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation

    Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:

    • 5+ years of experience in sustainability, corporate social responsibility AND/OR other relevant corporate roles
    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
    • Knowledge of relevant sustainability performance metrics (e.g., energy and carbon accounting, waste and recycling diversion)
    • Exposure to sustainability measurement and reporting frameworks (e.g., CDP, Dow Jones Sustainability Index, GRI, EPA WasteWise) 
    • Demonstrated technical and quantitative skills including experience with Microsoft Excel
    • Proven project management and problem-solving skills
    • Experience working across different company departments, with people with different skill sets, and with individuals at all levels of an organization
    • Ability to handle sensitive information while maintaining a high degree of confidentiality

    Desired Previous Job Experience/Education:

    • 7+ years of experience in sustainability role and/or relevant corporate roles
    • Master’s degree in relevant field


    Education Level: Bachelor's Required
    Required Travel: Up to 25%
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Full-Time
     Regions: Any; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Midwest; Mountain; South; West

    Apply online here. 

    Contact Lisa Zwack for questions. 

  • November 09, 2018 4:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

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

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • Distributes weekly park activity reports to appropriate personnel.

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

    • 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 or clerical 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.

    • 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.

    • Knowledge and skills to operate personal computers, scanners and common office equipment.

    • Serves as a goodwill ambassador for MetroParks of Butler County at all times.

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

    Required Education and Experience:

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

    • 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.

    • 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.

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

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

    Work Environment & Schedule: Employment in this position is intermittent (0-28 hours/week). It could include extended hours at various times, including evenings, weekends and holidays. This position is generally performed in an office environment.

    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 will regularly lift and/or move up to 25 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.

  • November 09, 2018 4:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Mill Creek Alliance

    The Mill Creek Alliance (MCA) is a community-based, boots-on-the-ground nonprofit with a successful track record. It focuses on youth, environmental education, restoration of the river and its natural resources, transformation of derelict properties, planting trees and edible gardens, building trails, revitalizing Mill Creek neighborhoods, providing a Green Jobs site, and engaging the public in all of its work. MCA is part of the Groundwork USA network which operates in 20 cities across the country.

    MCA’s Green Corps (GC) is a young-adult workforce program that focuses on “green” jobs in the urban core. The GC is equally committed to employee development as it is with meeting work objectives. Currently, the GC crew operates projects with the following themes: composting, energy efficiency, stream restoration, invasive species removal, reforestation, and professional development opportunities for young-adult employees.

    This position requires the management of GC young-adult employees and projects. The GC Manager will be responsible for day-to-day operations, project development (mapping, scheduling, administration), and project/employee outcomes. They will also be responsible for working as part of a team to ensure project goals are met.

    General Responsibilities:

    ● Manage GC employees and projects by creating schedules, work objectives, and facilitating employee development

    ● Lead and train GC employees while on the job

    ● Project development and design with the Deputy Director, including community engagement to support community-led projects

    ● Create or facilitate trainings/professional development for GC employees

    ● Build a culture of teamwork, support, and accountability for GC employees

    ● Support the Deputy Director with other tasks including but not limited to:

    ○ Grant writing

    ○ Partnership building

    ○ Program reporting and measuring outcomes

    Required Qualifications

    ● Ability to work outside, in the elements, on labor-intensive work projects

    ● Ability to manage and work on a team with diverse perspectives, values, and identities

    ● Management experience working with young-adults

    ● Demonstrated knowledge and work experience in the fields of applied ecology and restoration: ○ Large machine operation (desired) ○ Ability to read and execute engineering drawings (desired) ○ Invasive species control, green infrastructure, and forestry experience (desired)

    ● Ability to travel regionally and nationally for work and professional development ○ Valid driver’s license or willingness to obtain

    ● Demonstrated commitment to Environmental Justice

    ● Strong organizational, communication, and software skills ○ ArcGIS mapping (desired) Salary/Benefits/Schedule

    ● Salaried, Full-time position (40hrs/week) with occasional weekend or after work events

    ● Salary: $35,000 - 40,000 based on skills and experience

    ● Eligible for MCA benefits package including IRA retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account, and Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, and Vision)--MCA pays 85% of premium for individual employee.

    Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter, and 2 references to MCA’s Deputy Director, Tanner Yess, via email (below), and/or direct any questions to him. Applications will be accepted until midnight November 25. Interviews will be scheduled that week, with a final decision by December 7. (513) 731 - 8400

  • November 09, 2018 4:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Kenton County Conservation District

    District Manager – The Kenton County Conservation District, located in Independence, KY, is seeking a permanent full-time District Manager.  The District Manager will oversee the District’s daily operations and Administrative Secretary.  Duties also include management of a large nature preserve owned by the District.  A college degree (BA or BS) with degree in agriculture, science, environmental education, or other related technical area with two years related work experience required. Salary negotiable. Benefits available.  Please submit resume to  No phone calls please.


    Position:                                     District Manager


    Job Classification:                  Permanent Full-Time, Non-Exempt


    Location:                                    Kenton County Independence Courthouse

    5272 Madison Pike, 2nd floor

    Independence, KY  41051


    Description                             The District Manager will oversee the District’s daily operations and Administrative Secretary.  Duties also include management of a large nature preserve owned by the District.

    Minimum Requirements:    A college degree (BA or BS) with degree in agriculture, science, environmental education, or other related technical area with two years related work experience required.

    Supervision: Perform his/her duties with minimum supervision from the Board of Supervisors. Direction and supervision will be provided through regular and special meetings, conferences, and oral or written instructions. The employee is directly responsible to the Board of Supervisors and shall be subject to the direction of the Board. Direction of the Board shall be through the District Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Secretary/Treasurer who function as the District Executive Committee. The employee will work with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) staff through the District’s Memorandum of Understanding. The employee shall carry out the responsibilities as assigned by the District Board of Supervisors.

    1.       Compile information to facilitate the decision-making and policy-setting function of the District Board.
    a.       In cooperation with various federal, state and local agencies, assess the need for conservation work within the District and recommend actions and programs to meet those needs.
    b.       Keep District Board informed of trends and issues in conservation work that are developing, in which the District may have an interest or wish to become involved.
    c.        Maintain a current inventory of the natural resources and conservation needs of the District.
    d.       Develop and maintain knowledge of legislation governing the District and programs available through the Conservation District, NRCS, and related agencies.
    2.       Implement programs to promote natural resource management as outlined in the District’s annual plan of work and long-range plan, and/or as directed by the Board.
    a.       Prepare a draft annual plan of work and a proposed budget for the District Board.
    b.       Assist District Board with periodic (five year) revision of the District’s long-range plan.
    c.        Review memos of understanding between the District and cooperating agencies periodically.
    d.       Review District operations policies. Prepare new policies as necessary and as directed by the District Board.
    e.       Develop new programs and proposals for consideration by the District Board.
    f.         Support District Board in preparing for and conducting regular and special meetings of the Board, Board committees, and Board advisory committees.
    g.       Seek and apply for expanded funding opportunities, including grants, to meet the goals of the District’s plan.
    3.       Represent the Board of Supervisors, as directed by the Board, at all meetings and in all matters concerning the District Board and their conservation programs.
    4.       Direct a public information and education program through individual contacts, tours, newspaper, radio, television, public appearances at civic groups, public schools, youth groups and other venues.

    a.   Develop relationship with area media and invite representatives to all District functions.

    b.   Actively seek opportunities to present information and conservation programs to public bodies, civic organizations, schools, and clubs.

    c.   Promote conservation education in schools by providing or assisting with workshops to train teachers in conservation education, classes for students, and participating in special events such as career days.

    d.   Provide technical and administrative assistance to organizations such as schools and parks in developing conservation education programs, classes and facilities such as outdoor classrooms.

    f.    Plan, construct, install, operate, and/or secure conservation exhibits.

    g.   Arrange tours, field days, workshops, meetings, and conferences for informing all segments of the populace of the District’s conservation programs and of modern conservation concepts.

    h.   Maintain database of District contacts and cooperators for contact purposes such as field days, workshops and special events. 

    i.    Oversee development and maintenance of District Web sites, Facebook pages, and other outlets.

    j.    Assist NRCS staff with preparation of brochures and other materials as requested and required.

    5.   Coordinate District involvement and assistance in a variety of programs and activities with the NRCS  staff and other agencies such as the Ky. Cabinet for Environmental and Public Protection: Ky. Division of Conservation, Ky. Divisions of Forestry, Water and Air; Ky. Dept. of Fish and Wildlife Resources; local parks departments; State Parks; Farm Services Agency; Cooperative Extension Services; other Conservation Districts; Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Conservation Council, and other agencies and organizations involved in conservation.

    6.   Provide daily supervision and oversee training of District employee(s). Review time sheets, monthly reports, and other documents and provide evaluation for employee(s) to present to District Executive Committee.

    7.   Periodically review and revise Districts’ personnel policy, job descriptions, and employment practices handbooks.

    8.   Develop and maintain knowledge of Federal Farm Bill programs, Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share programs, agriculture, conservation planning, and Best Management Practices.

    9.   Assist landowners with Federal Farm Bill programs; Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share programs, including the Farm Dump Removal program and other Environmental grant programs; and, Kentucky Agriculture Water Quality Act planning and implementation. Assistance shall include promotion and selection of conservation practices; on-site measurements and practice layout; site visits during practice installation; final inspections and annual status reviews.

    10. Other duties as assigned to include assistance with management of equipment owned and operated by the Conservation District, and management of the properties owned by the Conservation District.

  • November 06, 2018 2:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Parks

    Salary  $71,831.14 - $96,535.05 Annually

    Location Cincinnati Ohio 45202, OH

    Job Type Full-time Classified

    Department Parks

    Job Number 18-00607

    Closing 11/30/2018 5:34 PM Eastern

    General Statement of Duties

    Provides leadership and planning for the staff and nine member Urban Forestry Board; assures that four basic services are provided by the Urban Forestry Management Section of the Parks Department: (1) immediate, 24-hour response to all complaints about dangerous trees; (2) preventative maintenance on all community street trees; (3) sufficient tree planting each year to assure 100,000 street trees over the next twenty years; and (4) performance of all related miscellaneous activities for an adequate urban forest program along 1,000 miles of public streets and in parks. Performs related duties as required. 

    Examples of Work Performed:
    (Illustrative only. Any one position within this classification may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all of the tasks which may be performed.)

    Develops and follows through City Council the section's annual budget and ordinances for assessment and public tree care.
    Serves as Executive Secretary of the Urban Forestry Board.
    Works closely with the Board to develop and update the program's 20-year Forest Management Plan and to maintain a high degree of public support for the program.
    Responds, on behalf of the Director of Parks, in writing to all questions and complaints from citizens and elected officials.
    Working knowledge of current safety policies, instructions for proper usage, and other procedures and professional practices required for completing job duties.
    Identifies and eliminates all unsafe practices and conditions.
    Sets goals and standards for the section's employees and conducts all necessary personnel activities for them.
    Writes technical articles for nationwide publications and news releases for local promotion of forestry.
    Administers contracts, supervises contractors, and inspects the quality and quantity of work prior to approving any vouchers.
    Compiles survey data, writes contract specifications, and updates section's specifications with the most current technical and safety standards.
    Works in the field with community volunteers who assist with pre-work surveys.
    Conducts field work in support of the specific street tree work projects:  plantings, preventative maintenance, and emergency response.
    Reviews public tree work applications and works with other City agencies on forestry matters.
    Performs technical research and answers questions from the public.
    Works on 24-hour call upon notification from the Traffic and Roads Operations Department or the Police Department to inspect trees which have fallen across roads or damaged private property.
    Works with the Purchasing Division to obtain lowest bidding, qualified company to complete contract work.
    Serves as an expert witness in court for the City.
    Represents City during dealings with federal, state, and private forestry agencies.
    Drives a car or van to make inspections and for "on call" purposes.
    Manages in-house tree crews.

    Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)

    (Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)

    Knowledge of:
    Methods of motivation and supervision needed to keep professional staff operating at a high level.
    Public relations and education techniques used to promote the program.
    Urban forestry activities, laws, and basic premises to respond in writing for the section and its division and department heads to concerns from the public and elected officials.
    Forestry contracting necessary to supervise and inspect all work done.
    Safety policies and procedures, e.g., Employee Safety Instruction Manual.
    The forestry program sufficient to attend and speak at public meetings and write in technical journals on behalf of the City.
    Horticulture sufficient to develop training programs for various groups.

    Skill to:
    Drive a car or van.

    Ability to:
    Implement and maintain positive employee relations.
    Promote and maintain highest integrity throughout all personnel.
    Analyze and manage effective EEO/AA programs.
    Write and speak effectively both for technical and non-technical audiences.
    Create innovative ideas that the Urban Forestry Board can use to help promote the program.
    Carry out effective public relations, including using mass media to keep the citizens informed about their forest program.
    Develop an annual budget and work through City Council for special assessments, etc.
    Coordinate monthly and yearly program goals with section's long range management plan.
    Perform technical forestry research, both internally and in the field.
    Work with various City agencies on forestry activities.
    Work closely with interested departments to obtain the best contracts for the lowest price and insure quality work.

    Required Education and Experience

    Open and Promotional: Each applicant must have one year experience in Rural Forest Management or Urban Forestry plus a minimum of sixty credit hours in the areas of dendrology, entomology, forest ecology, forest economics, forest management, forest mensuration, silviculture, forest policy and administration, landscaping and horticulture, plant pathology, timber harvesting, wood science, or wood utilization.

    Must have a valid Driver's License.
    Must be an excellent communicator and team builder.
    Must have or obtain Certified Public Operator licenses granted by the Ohio Department of Agriculture as follows: Category 4a (Forest Pest Control-General); Category 4b (Forest Pest Control-Timberstand and Improvement); Category 5a (Industrial Vegetation Control-General); and Category 5b (Ornamental Plant and Shade Tree Pest Control).
    Must obtain certification as an Ohio Certified Arborist.
    Willingness to work irregular hours which may include evenings and weekends.

    Note: All licenses and certifications must be obtained no later than the end of the probationary period. If they are not obtained during the probationary period, the employee will not pass probation and will be dismissed.


    Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations.


    City of Cincinnati




  • October 26, 2018 12:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District 

    Seasonal Intern/Coop Position


    Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District has one temporary position available. This position is for 15-20 hrs/week for a maximum of 360 hours. Position date between January 7 - May 10, 2019. This position must be part of the student’s co-op/internship class in which students are currently enrolled.

    Duties Include:

    Assist in presenting watershed programs to high school students as part of the Caring For Our Watersheds competition

    Help high school students develop ideas and give feedback on proposals for watershed contest

    Assist in judging proposals and inputting judges’ scores

    Work with outside organizations to collaborate, mentor & plan projects with students

    Possibly provide public education presentations

    Assist in planning final competition at Cincinnati Zoo with over 100 attendees

    Data entry for major projects

    Other duties as assigned

    Skill required:

    Currently taking coursework to attain or possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental sciences, engineering, education or other related field. This experience must be credited as co-op or work experience by current advisor or professor

    A direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to soil & water

    A direct working knowledge of watersheds and how humans can impact them

    Knowledge of the USEPA - NPDES Phase II Storm Water Regulations preferred

    Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and energetic manner to a variety of audiences

    Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office - particularly Microsoft Excel

    Work well within a team: respect and support initiative of others; communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members

    Ability to lift at least 25 lbs

    Be available on some weekends and evenings

    Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

    Transcripts and writing samples should be provided upon request.

    Hourly salary - $12.00.                 

    Deadline for application - November 16, 2018.

    Send resume, cover letter and references to:   

    Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District

    Attn: Gwen Z Roth, Education Specialist

    1325 E Kemper Road #115, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246


  • October 23, 2018 1:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Under the supervision of the Facility & Event Manager, this position performs a variety of general purpose duties as required to facilitate the rental, food and beverage service operations, and associated operational needs at the Voice of America Park.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Food and bar service duties may include handling, preparation of, and selling food, beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and other items, AV setup, stocking shelves and cleaning kitchen, concession areas, stock rooms, patio, gazebo, and Lodge areas including associated restrooms.

    • Follows State, local and MetroParks health regulations and policies relative to the safe handling, preparation and sale of food, kitchen utensils, and disposal of garbage in appropriate containers. Complies with State regulations pursuant to the purchase and sale of beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages.

    • Sets up, moves, and takes down tables, chairs, and other equipment. Direct all general heating and maintenance requests to the Facility & Event Manager. Completes appropriate forms with an explanation of work requested.

    • Operates and maintains the POS cash register/credit card systems. Completes Beverage Package Invoice/Deposit paperwork accurately and in a timely manner in order to make required bank deposits. Assists with inventory as assigned. Alerts Facility & Events Manager to any cash handling or product inventory discrepancies pursuant to established accounting procedures.

    • Operates non-licensed motor vehicles or APVs.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work independently, including opening and closing of buildings

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records

    • Knowledge of basic food preparation techniques

    • Knowledge of sanitation practices

    • Ability to understand and follow directions

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED

    • Minimum of 21 years of age at time of employment

    • Ability to operate a cash register, to track and accurately handle payments, make change, and process credit card payments

    • Certification in CPR from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association within six months of hire date

    • ServSafe Food Handler certification within six months of hire date.

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Knowledge of audio-visual equipment setup including, but not limited to projectors, DVD players, VCRs, notebook computers, microphones and PowerPoint software

    • Previous retail experience

    Work Environment & Schedule: This job performs in a service/operational environment, and includes use of kitchen and custodial equipment. This is an intermittent part time hourly position as work will include extended hours and/or a varied work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

    Physical Demands: Physical effort usually requires considerable walking, standing, bending, twisting, pushing and pulling, with some lifting of materials weighing 25 to 50 pounds. Working conditions can include exposure to high and low temperatures while providing service for outdoor events.

    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.

  • October 23, 2018 1:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Apple Street Market

    The Campaign Coordinator is a key on-the-ground fundraiser, relationship builder, and cheer-leader for Apple Street Market’s Community Owner- focused capital campaign.

    The Coordinator will build and maintain the pace and momentum of the campaign. The Coordinator oversees implementation of outreach and solicitations according to the campaign planning and timeline, drives completion of campaign objectives, informs development of campaign resources, and may be a part of determining overall and large-investor strategy. Further, in order to make sure all aspects of the campaign are working well, the Coordinator will work to marshal Board, staff, and volunteer resources; this role requires strong project management skills, including an ability to clearly communicate deadlines, hold collaborating campaign members accountable for their contributions, and identify and mitigate emerging and urgent challenges.

    The Coordinator works closely with the Consultant and Fundraising Committee, who guide the overall campaign (both the planning and implementation), and reports to the Board Fundraising Chair. The Coordinator will facilitate and organize the process from beginning to end, providing direction, support and encouragement to other members of the campaign team. Being the Coordinator requires good communication and delegation.

    The Coordinator will be compensated between $20 - $30 hourly as a contractor. Please note that Apple Street Market’s Board has approved contractor costs for two months; work beyond two months is contingent upon fundraising success. The role will grow and shift over time from planning (4 weeks, 30 hours per week), to implementation (8 weeks, 40 hours per week or more), and wrap up (6 weeks, 20 hours per week).

    The Coordinator’s scope of work will include:

    Planning (4 weeks)

    ● Adjusting and regularly updating a campaign timeline, including close collaboration with the Fundraising and Communications Committees.

    ● Establishes effective communication among the team and with the co-op’s management and/or board of directors.

    ● Working with the Fundraising Chair and Fundraising Committee to develop the overall large-investor strategy.

    ● Coordinating the gathering of pre-commitments from a select few key co-op supporters to achieve at least 10% of the campaign’s income goals by public launch.

    ● Developing systems to track campaign progress, caller and collections performance and communications.

    ● Updating and/or creating target lists for the overall campaign and for large investments.

    ● Building relationships with and recruiting potential caller volunteers, including securing their commitment to participate in the campaign.

    ● Arranging with Campaign Consultant for caller training (including logistics such as time, space, equipment, and materials, and coordinating with our expert consultant to implement best practices).

    Implementation (8 weeks, following “public” launch)

    ● Building relationships with potential Community Owner loan makers through phone calls, in-person meetings, electronic and hard copy correspondence.

    ● Soliciting Community Owner loans, independently and in collaboration with other team members.

    ● Organizing/coordinating campaign caller volunteer training with Campaign Consultant.

    ● Overseeing and supporting the caller team, including providing additional training and support, as needed, and repositioning under-performing callers.

    ● Assessing all aspects of the campaign and providing recommendations re: strategy, timeline, and budget adjustments, as needed, to the Fundraising Committee.

    ● Reporting co-op updates and campaign status (via Slack or other resources) to callers and the rest of the team at least twice weekly, preferably daily.

    ● Coordinating and developing public and owner outreach/communications with Communications Committee (and UCommunicate) to celebrate and build momentum the campaign’s success.

    ● Reporting large investments to the team as they occur.

    ● Ensuring data from callers, collectors and other sources is entered promptly, preferably daily.

    ● Ensuring regular team meeting are held, with agendas and facilitators.

    ● Promoting an upbeat and celebratory campaign atmosphere.

    Wrap Up (6 weeks following the end of the active Campaign)

    ● Verifying that all pledges and executed loans are supported by appropriate documentation and captured in the CRM.

    ● Coordinating with Collectors and/or following up directly with Community Owners re: unfulfilled pledges to secure pledged loans.

    ● Ensuring that all Community Owner investors are thanked appropriately.

    ● Developing and soliciting feedback regarding a Campaign Reflection Memo, documenting successes, challenges, and remaining opportunities for future follow-up.


    ● Experience with fundraising and/or organizing strategies and processes.

    ● Proven success working collaboratively and effectively delegating responsibility in a team environment.

    ● Outstanding written, verbal, and visual communication skills.

    ● Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

    ● Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately in a fast-paced busy work environment.

    ● Sense of humor and commitment to building more just economies.

    To apply, send resume and cover letter to Applications accepted on a rolling basis. References will be required for applicants who progress to group interviews.

  • October 17, 2018 12:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Conceptualizes, develops and presents MetroParks of Butler County programs including animals, gardening, agricultural education and history. Assists/coordinates the daily maintenance and improvement of the grounds, agriculture/farm. Performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, equipment and/or program animals on a daily basis. Assists with special events. Coordinates special assignments. Utilizes strong computer, social media, interpersonal and collaborative skills on behalf of employer.

    This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. This position assists/coordinates the daily maintenance and improvement of the grounds, agriculture/farm. Performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, equipment and/or program animals on a daily basis.

    For a complete job description and application please visit our website at or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

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