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  • July 09, 2021 4:05 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Our Land Organics

    Landscape Crew Member 

    Competitive hourly rate $15-$17 

    Our Land Organics is a small family-based, landscape design build and maintenance company. We are seeking the right person to fill the Crew Member position starting this summer 2021. We are looking for someone that wants to help bring regenerative landscapes to life and has a desire to learn and be a part of a growing team. We are plant lovers, soil geeks, and hard working individuals. We encourage growth, education and innovation in this burgeoning field of ecological landscaping and are seeking someone that is interested in growing with the company. 


    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 

    All aspects of landscape/garden maintenance and installation including physical tasks such as weeding, pruning, raking, planting, mulching and composting plant beds. 

    ● Work with the crew leader and other crew members to install new plant material, assist in hardscape construction, and perform maintenance tasks such as mulching, weeding, spring and fall clean-ups of residential and small commercial properties. 

    ● Help ensure that tasks on the schedule are completed in a timely manner 

    ● Provide feedback to crew leader on job status, material needs, on-site issues, and other relevant details to each project. 

    ● Gardening skills: Pruning small trees and shrubs; weeding, deadheading, cutting back seasonal foliage, transplanting, divisions, planting 

    General landscape cleanup: plant removal, mulch installation, soil enhancements and planting

    Care for and operate chainsaws and other landscape and mechanical equipment

    ● Work outside in all weather, performing activities including but not limited to: bending, kneeling, lifting, stooping, squatting, reaching and walking on uneven surfaces for long periods of time.

    Other duties as needed 


    CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED: 

    ● Hard working in a fast paced, physically demanding environment 

    ● Ability to creatively and practically solve problems in the field 

    ● Ability to provide feedback and solutions on issues in the field 

    ● Ability to complete jobs with a high level of quality in the time allotted 

    ● Ability to use mobile apps for accurate timekeeping and property notes 

    ● Consistent ability to interact with co-workers, clients, and community in a respectful and professional manner. 

    ● Dependable and able to work both independently and in a diverse team environment

    ● Ability to lift fifty pounds on a regular basis 

    ● Ability to arrive to work on time each day ready to be part of a team 

    ● Experience with dump trailers/truck a plus


    Earnings and advancement potential commensurate with overall experience and longevity. 


    Experience: 

    ● Past professional landscaping experience highly desired, knowledge of organic gardening preferred 

    ● Plant identification skills for typical Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky gardens a plus 


    License: 

    ● Drivers (Required) - Clean drivers record 


    Work Location: 

    ● Multiple locations - our shop space is located in Loveland, Ohio 


    Benefits: 

    ● Paid Professional Development 

    Paid holidays 

    Benefit eligible after a probationary period 

    After one successful season, candidate is eligible for paid time off 


    Schedule: 

    ● Our operating hours are Monday and Friday; 7:30AM to 4:00PM. There will be opportunity for overtime based on client / project demands.This is a full-time, hourly position 


    HOW TO APPLY: 

    Email resume, cover letter and three references to john@ourlandorganics.org



  • July 09, 2021 9:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: The Food and Growers Association (FGA)

    The Food and Growers Association (FGA) is seeking a Project Manager to implement our Nourishing Connections Program.  This purpose of this program is to connect local farmers to product producers to consumers to bring an idea to reality in our community.  You will be take ownership of keeping the strategic planning team connected and informed in order to keep the project running smoothly.  You will establish a good working relationship with stakeholders including farmers, potential product producers and community members.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Plan brainstorming and educational events

    • Build time estimates, develop project schedule, and address scheduling problems as they arise.

    • Act as a liaison between consultants, stakeholders and planning committee to ensure effective project coordination.  Schedule and facilitate meetings on project status and issue resolution.

    • Connect with market research, culinary, and business consultants on specific objectives of the grant


    Job Requirements and Qualifications:

    • Ability to work independently

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

    • Strong attention to detail

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    • Ability to connect and build relationships with stakeholders

    • Knowledge of local farmers and community


    Schedule is Flexible

    Send questions and resumes to contact@foodandgrowers.com 


  • July 07, 2021 2:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: University of Cincinnati Bike Kitchen

    UC Bike Kitchen is Hiring!

    Have experience working on bikes? UC Sustainability is looking for a bike mechanic to start summer semester. Email your resume and cover letter to green@uc.edu if interested.



  • July 06, 2021 3:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Contemporary Arts Center

    Job Title: Visitor Experience Associate, Contemporary Arts Center

    Reports To: Visitor Experience Manager

    Position Status: Part-Time, exempt

    Compensation: $10 per hour


    SCOPE OF POSITION

    Working under the guidance of the Visitor Experience and CAC Store Managers, the Visitor Experience Associate provides assistance for all museum visitors and staff.  The Visitor Experience Associate is responsible for welcoming all visitors, processing sales transactions, answering the telephones, and connecting inquiries with the appropriate staff member(s).  The Visitor Experience Associate will be an individual who demonstrates an ability to work well with others, values teamwork, and represents the museum by offering exceptional service to all visitors and staff.  This is a part time position.


    SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    VISITOR EXPERIENCE ASSOCIATE RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Ensure that visitor’s needs are properly attended to and provide information for exhibitions, store products, events, programs and memberships.  Demonstrate exemplary ability to engage the public and handle customer service/ visitor challenges for positive outcomes. 

    • Operate the cash drawer for the CAC Store and Admissions, including opening and closing the drawers, and processing cash, credit, and check transactions through the Point of Sale System (POS).

    • Drives store sales through engagement of customers, suggestive selling, and sharing product knowledge.

    • Promptly answers incoming calls from the CAC general telephone line, appropriately directing calls to the correct people. 

    • Attend CAC staff meetings and exhibition training as required, and stays up-to-date on current exhibits, tour information, general CAC information, and Visitor Experience staff functions. 

    • Maintain a clean work space in the CAC Store and Admissions desk, including merchandise: polishes silver, washes glassware and cleans other store inventory as needed.

    • Distribute as well as restock CAC print materials.

    • Performs other duties as assigned. 

    • Maintain a clean and professional appearance and is prepared to work where assigned. 

    • Arrive at the designated work location promptly and in time to serve visitors and staff.


    ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH OVERALL CAC BUSINESS IN MIND.  THE PERSON IN THIS POSITION WILL BE CONSCIOUS OF CAC PROGRAMS, EXHIBITION, CAC POLICY AND PROCEDURES, AND SOCIAL IMPACT GOALS.


    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience in customer service

    • Exceptional people, communication, and sales skills, and an ability to multi-task and remain calm in a high-pace environment

    • Self-motivated, energetic, and proactive

    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, fax and copy machines, and printers 

    • Experience working with a POS system



    APPLICATION PROCESS:

    Please send cover letter and resume by August 1, 2021 to Aly Laughlin:

    alaughlin@cincycac.org

    The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran, or disability status. 



    ABOUT THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER:

    The CAC is a catalyst for the freedom of artistic expression and the exploration of the creative process. We believe that art and creativity are universal experiences with the power to illuminate the challenges we need to address as citizens and societies to create a more equitable world. Driven by art, creators and other cultural thought leaders who engage with powerful questions of our time we provoke new perspectives and alternative points of view. Through our innovative and inclusive slate of programs, exhibitions, and services the CAC provides opportunities for encounter with trailblazing artists both local and global, and with one’s own creative potential. 

    The CAC is a progressive organization from the inside out and inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility are its core values. Embedded in the fabric of our community, and committed to lifelong learning, the CAC serves as an integral space where people can reflect, create, collaborate, and connect around a more inclusive and sustainable culture of tomorrow. 

    Learn more at www.cincycac.org

  • June 30, 2021 11:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Mercy Montessori Center

    Job Title: 9-12 Teacher (4th-6th grades) Cultural Studies: Science and Social Studies

    Date: May, 2021 

    Department: Faculty Job Status: Full-Time Exempt 


    I. PURPOSE: Provide education and instruction using Montessori principles and practices; establish a nurturing environment for the development of the whole child; communicate effectively with parents and colleagues. 


    II. QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: 

    A. Education Level: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in education; 9-12 Montessori credential preferred. Current and valid State of Ohio teacher’s Certificate. B. Experience Desired: Some teaching experience preferred; successful student teaching experience required 

    C. Physical Requirements: Constant hand-eye and mind-eye coordination, standing and walking. Repetitive motion with wrists, hands and fingers. Frequent bending, carrying, hearing, lifting and stooping. Ability to travel to any and all places where student activities and instruction take place. Supervisory or teaching responsibilities may involve several minutes of walking long distances over various and uneven surfaces (including steps) to move from one part of the campus to another. In some instances, such as emergencies, this may need to be done at a rapid pace. Access to various locations in the building may require climbing stairs or ramps, opening doors with automatic closures, and negotiating around furniture and tight spaces. Must be able to operate all necessary equipment in the classroom including but not limited to thermostat, lights, doors, phone, fire alarms, and fire extinguishers. Must be able to work outdoors for extended periods over 40 minutes in warm and cold weather. Must be able to communicate and demonstrate lessons and concepts using whiteboards, various equipment and media, Montessori materials, and computers. 

    D. Other Requirements: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to use a computer for word processing, spreadsheets, data entry and internet use. Knowledgeable of the best educational practices at the appropriate grade level along with teaching techniques that meet the diverse needs of students. Training in and understanding of the Montessori philosophy and curriculum at the appropriate grade/age level. Skills in human relations, leadership and conflict management. 

    E. Working Conditions: Job requires ability to sit and/or stand for long periods of time, as well as running, squatting and stooping. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, blood, bodily tissue and fluids. Work is conducted in controlled comfortable indoor environment and extreme conditions outside. Exposure to chemicals and fumes are a possibility. Equipment that supports classroom instruction could be potentially hazardous under certain conditions.


    III. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/SKILLS: 

    1. Maintains a classroom atmosphere which is safe and conducive to learning. 2. Creates and maintains a classroom management plan that promotes respect for each individual child and the school community. 

    3. Must be able to verbally and physically interact with students as needed. 4. Establishes a professional and supportive relationship with all students. 5. Plans for and guides the educational experience of students with various learning styles, learning needs and abilities of each student. 

    6. Provides opportunities for students to assume responsibility and develop independence. 

    7. Monitors student performance and provides meaningful feedback. 8. Develops lessons and activities that meet the school’s graded course of study in an engaging (hands on) manner. 

    9. Communicates effectively and professionally with parents, co-workers and administration. 

    10. Engages in professional growth activities. 

    11. Participates in ongoing professional growth and serves on curricular and extra-curricular committees or groups. 

    12. Cooperates with the Board and administration in implementing all policies, procedures, and directives governing the operation of the school. 

    13. Meets attendance requirements.


    https://docs.google.com/document/d/15CyV1FPNVub-DzdB-_ptBN8_jMVHN0jIhjDUBR3HvfI/edit

  • June 24, 2021 12:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Trayak

    Job Title: Senior Software Developer

    As a full-time Software Developer, you will assist with prototyping, developing, and testing applications achieving high quality and timely delivery. You will develop new software components that help evaluate proof-of-concepts. Support developing and testing of software components.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Able to solve complex technical problems
    • Full Stack Development
    • Knowledge of JavaScript, Angular Framework
    • Knowledge of OOP and Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate
    • Knowledge of AWS and cloud computing architectures & services
    • Experience with Business Analytics 
    • Experience with developing Machine Learning applications
    • Ability to work in an Agile development environment
    • Good verbal and written communications
    • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
    • 5+ years of experience developing software products


    Job Title: Software Developer

    As a full-time Software Developer, you will assist with prototyping, developing, and testing applications achieving high quality and timely delivery. You will develop new software components that help evaluate proof-of-concepts. Support developing and testing of software components.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Able to solve complex technical problems
    • Full Stack Development
    • Knowledge of JavaScript, Angular Framework
    • Knowledge of OOP and Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate
    • Knowledge of AWS and cloud computing architectures & services
    • Ability to work in an Agile development environment
    • Good verbal and written communications
    • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
    • 1-2 years of experience developing software products


    Job Title: Software Development Intern

    As a Software Development intern, you will assist with prototyping, developing, and testing applications achieving high quality and timely delivery. You will develop new software components that help evaluate proof-of-concepts. Support developing and testing of software components.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Able to solve complex technical problems
    • Knowledge of C# & .NET.
    • Knowledge of JavaScript and Angular Framework
    • Knowledge of OOP and Java
    • Knowledge of Agile Software Development process
    • Good spoken and written communications
    • Enrolled in BS Engineering or Computer Science/Engineering


    Trayak is a rapidly growing company. We are actively hiring people. If you match the profile above and are passionate about sustainability please fill out the form below.

  • June 24, 2021 12:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Trayak

    Job Title: Sustainability Analyst

    As a full-time Sustainability Analyst, you will assist in the goto market and business development activities of the Trayak sustainability solutions. You will collaborate with team members to support customer engagement, improve user experience, and support customers in their sustainability initiatives.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Environmental Science, or related field
    • Passionate about sustainability
    • Experience with data gathering tools and ability to learn new software and concepts quickly
    • High level of comfort and knowledge using data to drive insights, decisions, and to quantify impact
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with changing priorities 
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Action oriented and results driven
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong social media skills to communicate Trayak vision
    • Highly organized, creative, and attentive to detail
    • Flexible to support changing needs and eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box
    • Demonstrated experience coordinating with and managing internal technical and non-technical teams to support external communication 
    • Track record of executing against marketing calendars and experience roadmaps while hitting business targets (traffic, engaged visits, conversion rate, etc.)
    • Experience and knowledge of online advertising platforms a plus
    • Awareness of sustainability issues, measurements and reporting requirements
    • Knowledge of LCA, packaging and/or product sustainability a plus


    Job Title: Sustainability Consultant

    As a full-time Sustainability Consultant, you will directly engage with companies and users of our software platform EcoImpact for mainstreaming sustainability. You will work with companies to help meet their sustainability goals for products and packaging.

    Using the EcoImpact-COMPASS solution you will perform a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) calculating environmental impact of packages and products. You will then provide guidance on how companies can improve their packaging sustainability and use the data provided to make better decisions.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering 
    • Passionate about sustainability
    • Environmental Engineering coursework and knowledge
    • Knowledge of LCA, packaging and/or product sustainability a plus
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Detail Oriented and quantitative skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box


    Job Title: Sustainability Consultant Intern

    As a Sustainability Consultant intern, you will directly engage with companies and users of our software platform EcoImpact for mainstreaming sustainability. You will work with companies to help meet their sustainability goals for products and packaging.

    Using the EcoImpact-COMPASS solution you will perform a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) calculating environmental impact of packages and products. You will then provide guidance on how companies can improve their packaging sustainability and use the data provided to make better decisions.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Enrolled in BS Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering 
    • Passionate about sustainability
    • Environmental Engineering coursework and knowledge
    • Demonstrated critical thinking & problem-solving skills
    • Detail Oriented and quantitative skills
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box


    Trayak is a rapidly growing company. We are actively hiring people. If you match the profile above and are passionate about sustainability please fill out the form below.

  • June 24, 2021 8:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Environmental Education & Outreach Coordinator

    Organization: ORSANCO 

    ORSANCO is seeking an individual to develop and lead environmental education programs generally relating to Ohio River water quality, as well as coordinate existing outreach activities such as the annual Ohio River Sweep. Must be able to coordinate identification of funding opportunities and grants to support objectives as well as an ability to take initiative and work independently to achieve positive outcomes.

    Bachelor’s degree in environmental education, environmental science, or education with some environmental focus.  Prior experience in environmental education preferred. Any fundraising exposure a plus.

    For more details, click here.

    E-mail cover letter and resume to employment@orsanco.org by July 15, 2021.

  • June 23, 2021 12:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

    Site Supervisor - Uptown Waste Diversion (Temporary)

    Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is looking for a temporary site-lead to supervise volunteers and participants in the Uptown Waste Diversion Event this summer.

    The event runs July 28th through August 8th from 10am to 6pm daily. We are looking for two persons to take on the 12-day event, or if one person is up for the entirety of the event span, we're open to that as well!


    The Uptown Waste Diversion Site Supervisor will:

    - Open at the beginning of the day and prepare the site for the event; Close the site at the end of the day and secure all items that will remain on location.

    - Sign in and briefly train volunteers on-site when they arrive for their shift.

    - Oversee the collection and sorting of waste items including recycling, trash, scrap, reusable items, and e-waste.

    - Communicate clearly and efficiently with partners including UC Maintenance drivers transporting materials to St. Vincent dePaul, Rumpke managing recycling dumpster emptying, the city of Cincinnati's Department of Public Services who will be on-site for trash disposal, Cleanlites who will provide e-waste recycling, etc.

    - Remain on site for the day. Since you are the site supervisor, lunch breaks will be had on site.


    The Best Candidate will:

    - Be able to supervise and lead 2-3 volunteers at a time.

    - Be reliable, show up on time and operate with minimal supervision.

    - Be able to make game-time decisions.


    This position will require standing for long periods of time and being outdoors for the duration of the event.

    Pay will be $15 per hour, plus $20 per diem for food and refreshments.

    If interested, please send job history or resume to Megan Beck, Volunteer Programs Director. Megan@KeepCincinnatiBeautiful.org.


  • June 23, 2021 11:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Northern Kentucky University

    NKU Biology Prep Lab hiring Laboratory Technician (full-time)

    The Northern Kentucky University Biology Department Prep Lab is seeking a full-time laboratory technician. The technician will be responsible for prepping labs for Microbiology for Majors (BIO 302L) and Genetics (BIO 349L) and must have knowledge of microbiology, molecular biology, and genetics laboratory techniques.

    Duties include setting up and performing quality control on all cultures, chemicals, and media for use in lab; maintaining and calibrating microscopes, balances, and micropipettes; providing training on shared research and teaching equipment; and overseeing bacterial and fungal cultures.

    We are looking for a meticulous technician with good attention to detail and strong communication skills. There are many opportunities to learn new microbiology and genetics techniques and strategies. Join us!

    Apply through the NKU Job Portal (Requisition # 2021S1358): https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/10439

    If you have any questions, contact the Lab Manager, Emily Dobbs, at dobbse1@nku.edu.

    Submit applications by July 9

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