Green Jobs

Please see the list below for current job opportunities with our member organizations. If you are a Green Umbrella member and would like to submit a job posting, please send it to greennews@greenumbrella.org.
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  • August 21, 2017 2:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greenacres Foundation

    Job Description:

    The Lead Agriculture Educator works with Greenacres production, livestock, and greenhouse staff to create programs that align with the agricultural practices used on our farm. These practices include holistic management of grass-grazed livestock, intensive biodynamic gardening, and a focus on improving the health of the soil without the use of synthetic fertilizers.

    The Lead Agriculture Educator will design and execute curriculum that utilizes Greenacres gardens, fields, greenhouse, and livestock facilities. Collaborating with teachers, the Educator will create educational programming that meets scholastic goals while also giving students an exciting and enriching experience on a real working farm.

    The Lead Educator will typically lead multiple programs a week, constantly refining lessons and curriculum based on the needs of guests and the current activities in our fields and gardens. The Educator will work closely with the production gardeners and livestock staff so that the education of our guests can be seamlessly incorporated into the ordinary flow of tasks on a farm.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Horticulture, Sustainable Agriculture, Environmental Science, Animal Science or Agriculture Education.
    • Demonstrated teaching skills and a passion for working with youth using hands-on activities in small-group settings.
    • Have a minimum of 2 ½ years teaching experience, preferably in K-8.
    • Prior experience with livestock management, vegetable production or greenhouse growing.
    • Previous involvement with holistic management farm practices preferred

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Create educational programing consistent with holistic management and intensive gardening so that youth are engaged in the entire process of running a small scale farm.
    • Schedule, coordinate, develop and teach programs for school-age children and community groups that are customized to guests’ needs.
    • Collaborate with other Greenacres education departments to provide our guests with a diverse, high-quality educational experience.
    • Work occasionally as a member of the livestock, vegetable production, or greenhouse staff so that educational programming can be smoothly incorporated into Greenacres vegetable production, livestock management, and greenhouse operations.
    • Attend and present at professional conference including but not limited to NAAE (National Association of Agriculture Educators)

    Miscellaneous Duties:

    • Perform outreach and build relationships with alternative high school programs, youth programs, schools, and community organizations.
    • Participate in conference/workshops to enhance knowledge, improve programming, and network with other professionals.
    • Document and evaluate programs in order to assess the quality and effectiveness of agriculture education programming.
    • Assist with the monitoring and sampling of pastures and soil.
    • Assist with intern programs.
    • Serve on a Greenacres committee.

    Employment is dependent upon the ability to pass a physical, drug screen, and BCI and FBI fingerprinted background check.

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

    Greenacres is a non-profit, private operating foundation established in 1988 by Louis and Louise Nippert. The Nipperts purchased Greenacres Farm in 1949 and wanted to preserve the land for the education and enjoyment of future generations. Utilizing our undisturbed woodlands, and working farm, our educators create programs that foster an appreciation for the natural world, promote conservation, and explore one’s creativity through the arts. Staff collaborate with classroom teachers and other educators to design field trips in a small-group setting that align with the students’ learning track and state standards.

  • August 15, 2017 12:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: University of Cincinnati

    Job Title: Assistant Sustainability Coordinator

    To Apply: https://jobs.uc.edu (Req ID 21349)


    Assistant Sustainability Coordinator

    The division of Campus Planning+Design+Construction at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Sustainability Coordinator. Under the general direction of the University Sustainability Coordinator, coordinate activities with the Associate VP of Facilities and the Executive Director of Utilities to assist with the President’s Climate Commitment Initiative and work on sustainability efforts at the University of Cincinnati.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    The work will begin on the Uptown Campus but may expand to other campuses. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Provide support for the University’s sustainability initiatives and work with students, faculty, and staff

    • Provide support to President’s Advisory Council on Environmental Sustainability (PACES)

    • Assist in planning and execution of sustainability-related engagement and outreach events

    • Manage and increase capacity of on-campus garden

    • Attend meetings in support of sustainability efforts as required

    • Assist in maintaining accurate records of sustainability initiatives and accomplishments

    • Assist with developing and maintaining contacts on environmental issues

    • Research initiatives as needed

    • Provide general administrative work and other responsibilities as required

      Physical Requirements

      Working in a garden and picking up recycling; this job requires physical dexterity with extensive periods of standing, walking, pushing, reaching, and digging. Work involves frequently lifting, carrying, and moving objects weighing 25 - 50 pounds. The ability to work outside in various weather conditions is necessary.

      Minimum Qualifications:

      Bachelors’ degree with one (1) years’ experience; -OR- Associate’s degree with two (2) years’ experience; -OR- five (5) years’ experience. Experience must be in program development or business administration. Experience with student groups desired.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      Some familiarity with sustainability initiatives on university or college campuses preferred. Experience with gardening and event planning. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office Suites, GIS, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred. Ability to motivate others.

      This is a great opportunity with an attractive compensation package, including base salary and excellent benefits (e.g., retirement, medical/dental, tuition remission).

      The University of Cincinnati embraces diversity and inclusion as core values that empower individuals to transform their lives and achieve their highest potential. By using talents of people from different

    backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, this vibrant, urban research university demonstrates its commitment to creating a community that values the contributions of all its members.

    Interested applicants must apply online at https://jobs.uc.edu (Req ID 21349) with a current resume and cover letter.

    The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

    The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Veteran/Disabled.

  • August 09, 2017 10:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Nature Center

    Job Title: Social Media Coordinator

    To Apply: https://goo.gl/Er31CD

    General Information

    Position Title: Supervisor: Department:

    Purpose

    Social Media Coordinator Community Relations Manager External Relations

    Classification: Category: Schedule: Revision:

    Hourly/Non-Exempt
    Casual Part Time (<24 hours/week) 20 Hours/Week, flexible schedule August 2017

    With direction from the Community Relations Manager, creates and executes the organization’s strategic social media and digital initiatives consistent with the Cincinnati Nature Center brand. Works with members of the External Relations Department and other Nature Center staff to integrate interactive media into the organization’s overall marketing strategy. Executes all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service and in keeping with the Nature Center’s Mission, Values and Principles.

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    SOCIAL MEDIA:

    • Develops long-term strategy and implements online promotional initiatives and strategic messaging through

      social media such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, blogs, or any other online media which supports

      company business goals.

    • Develops cross promotional messaging with other organizations and other online sites.

    • Performs as the first point of contact for various social media initiatives.

    • Participates in real-time, online conversations and cultivates social media users to become Cincinnati Nature

      Center supporters. These interactions may take place outside of business hours.

    • Actively maintain current social media best practices, trends, and tools and recommends new strategies with

      meaningful measurements.

      REPORTING/ANALYSIS:

    • Works closely with Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to develop and execute organic strategies into social

      media.

    • Creates, monitors, updates and shares monthly reports on all social media activities to maintain efficiency of

      all campaigns.

    • Utilizes social media reporting to validate all long-term strategies and current initiatives are supported.

    • Analyzes website reports to continually assess usability of the site.

    • Communicates and implements improvements as needed.

      WEBSITE SUPPORT:

    Supports the Marketing & Development Associate with editing, organizing and updating website content with

    input from Nature Center staff.

    Additional Job Responsibilities

    • MARKETING/PR: Assists with other marketing/PR duties as assigned within the External Relations Department.

    • SPECIAL EVENTS: Provides support for special community/fundraising events as needed. These events may fall after hours or on weekends.

    • This position works on-site at the Cincinnati Nature Center, however, some social media interactions will take place outside of business hours. All hours worked are compensable.

    1. These job responsibilities represent only the essential and most significant duties of the position. This job description does not exclude other work assignments, directives and responsibilities not mentioned herein.

  • August 01, 2017 10:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County 

    Job Title: Human Resources Manager 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., August 18, 2017.

    Description: Manages the Human Resources functions, providing day-to- day HR support. This includes, but not limited to: Coordinating employee relations, Hiring, retention, termination, recordkeeping, legal compliance, compensation, benefits, and manpower planning strategies. Processes HR paperwork. For a complete job description visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

    Annual salary range: $52,000 to $78,000

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

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

    Deliver in person, or mail completed application and resume to:
    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013


    Attn: Amy Pellman 

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., August 18, 2017. To be considered for the position, a
    completed application AND resume must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Click here for full posting.

  • July 19, 2017 3:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    To start late August 2017:  Green Umbrella seeks a dynamic, enthusiastic, and detail-oriented manager for its communications, events, and Action Team programs. This position is full-time. The Manager works out of the Green Umbrella office in Northside, Cincinnati, OH, and reports to the Executive Director. The Manager is responsible for the supervision and management of Green Umbrella interns.

    Green Umbrella, the leading alliance working to maximize environmental sustainability in Greater Cincinnati, drives collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in key sustainability areas, with the vision of having our region become one of nation’s top metro areas for sustainability by 2020.

    Primary Responsibilities

    • Communications
      • Work with Communications Intern to manage content for Green Umbrella website, bi-weekly e-newsletter, and social media channels (Facebook and Twitter).
      • Align communications to prioritized Action Team initiatives and key sustainability areas.
      • Track effectiveness through metrics such as open/click rates, Google analytics, and social media impressions.
      • Ensure consistent branding through implementation of brand/logo guidelines.
      • Serve as primary staff liaison to Communications Committee.
      • Coordinate Green Umbrella’s outreach presence at community events, festivals, and educational programs.
      • Provide training to new staff on website and communications platform, Wild Apricot.
    • Event Management
      • Manage logistics, promotion, and sponsorship benefit fulfillment for Green Umbrella signature events including the Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit, Great Outdoor Weekend, and Annual Meeting & Celebration.
      • Create event sponsorship menus and coordinate sponsorship solicitation with ED.
      • Work closely with staff of Great Parks of Hamilton County to manage Kids Outdoor Adventure Expo.
      • Coordinate and promote Green Drinks, hosted by Action Teams/Initiatives (9 x a year).
    • Action Team support
      • Attend meetings of Action Teams and Action Team Leadership Council, and assist with Action Team projects and events.
      • Monitor Action Teams for ongoing effectiveness and impact.
      • Manage Action Team email distribution lists, send meeting notices and meeting minutes when provided, and train new Action Team leaders so they may update their Team website pages.
    • Membership
      • Help Green Umbrella grow its membership base of organizations and individuals.
      • Provide membership benefits to current members.
      • Support work of Membership & Development Committee.
      • Internship Program
      • Serve as Green Umbrella’s point person for recruiting, managing, and delegating work to interns to support communications, events, and Action Team projects.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s or masters in a related field or equivalent work
    • Excellent planning, organizational, and communications skills
    • Demonstrated experience managing effective external communications
    • Demonstrated experience organizing, promoting, and executing special events
    • Experience recruiting, training, and managing volunteers and/or staff
    • Ability to plan ahead and complete projects efficiently, as well as work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
    • Passion for the mission and vision of Green Umbrella
    • Ability to speak in public
    • Ability to travel easily within tri-state region and transport Green Umbrella exhibit materials

    Desired Skills

    • Management, leadership, non-profit, program evaluation experience
    • Proficiency using communications platform similar to Wild Apricot
    • Demonstrated ability in membership recruitment and/or event sponsorship recruitment and fulfillment
    • Experience or understanding of collecting metrics and statistics

    Description of Salary & Benefits

    • Annual salary of $45,000 to $52,000, commensurate with experience
    • Eleven (11) 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
    • Health Insurance: 50% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered by GU (no wait period), spouse/family health insurance is offered at 100% employee’s cost.
    • Other worksite wellness initiatives as announced: CSA / Bike Commuting Expense reimbursement (currently $200 total annually), Fitbit Challenges (rolling, $50 incentive available each)

    To Apply

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references (as one PDF attachment preferably) by August 2, 2017 to apply@greenumbrella.org. Address cover letter to Kristin Weiss, Executive Director. No phone calls please.

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


  • July 17, 2017 12:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Senior Park Manager 

    Closing Date:  4:00 p.m., August 4, 2017

    Description: Plans, implements and leads execution of park maintenance, conservation and land stewardship management practices at multiple park locations with high visitation rates and significant park system investment. Responsible for the execution and oversight of revenues and expense items, maintenance, general operations and the coordination of event scheduling and marketing of assigned park ground and facilities.

    Salary: Annual salary range: $45,600-$68,400

    Deliver in person or mail completed application and resume to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m. on August 4, 2017.

    To be considered for the position, a

    completed application AND resume must be received by this date.
    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Click here for full posting.

  • July 17, 2017 12:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Rental Associate 

    Closing Date:  4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017.

    Description: Intermittent, Part-time, - This employee may work an irregular part-time schedule which may include evenings, weekends and holidays on a seasonal basis. Reports to Facility & Event Manager or as otherwise assigned. Performs a variety of general-purpose duties as required to facilitate equipment, associated operational requirements and maintenance needs as well as concession sales at assigned locations. For an application and complete job description please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net

    Salary: $8.15 to $11.50 per hour depending on level of experience.

    
Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017.

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Click here for full posting.

  • July 17, 2017 12:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Bartender/Host 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017.

    Description: (Intermittent) - This intermittent position will work extended hours and/or an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Under supervision of the Facility & Event Manager performs a variety of general-purpose duties as required to facilitate the rental, food service, bar service and associated operational maintenance needs at the Voice of America Park. Minimum of 21 years of age. For a complete job description and application please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513- 867-5835.

    Salary: $8.15-$11.50 per hour depending on level of experience

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017. 

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Click here for full posting.

  • July 17, 2017 12:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Natural Resource Technician 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., July 28, 2017.

    Description: Part-time, Year-round (weekly hours vary). This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. Employment in this position is part-time and may require an irregular work schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays depending on the season of the year or as business conditions warrant. Under the supervision of the Environmental Projects Manager performs a variety of Land Stewardship duties and manual labor tasks related to the maintenance and improvement of various natural resources including land, water, and recreational areas. For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net.

    Salary: $12.50 to $15.60 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013


    Attn: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., July 28, 2017.

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Click here for full posting.

  • July 17, 2017 12:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Park Caretaker

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017.

    Description: Part-time, Seasonal (Weekly hours vary). Employment in this position is part time and may require an irregular work schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays on a seasonal basis. Reports to Supervisor of Operations, Park Manager, Environmental Projects Coordinator, or other staff member as assigned. The Seasonal Park Caretaker performs a variety of general purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment. For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net.

    Salary: $8.15 to $11.50 per hour depending on level of experience. 

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to: 

    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013


    Attn: Amy Pellman 

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., December 15, 2017. 

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

    Click here for full posting.

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