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  • October 27, 2022 12:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Melink Corporation

    About this position:

    Intern
    Sales
    Milford, OH, US


    Responsibilities to include:

    New Business Development

    • Assists team in estimating and developing sales proposals with new and existing customers
    • Enter sales orders and assist with project management of technicians in the field
    • Works with Business Development Manager in identifying and executing on new business opportunities
    • Assist in the development of detailed new business account plans for specific customers and/or markets
    • Gathers data to help set annual and long-range objectives for each opportunity and outlines the strategies and actions to achieve them
    • Identifies opportunities to strengthen relationships with existing customers via people, processes or new technologies

    Business Analysis

    • Works with internal and external stakeholders to understand market and customer needs
    • Uses data mining skills across a variety of information resources to identify key trends, validate hypotheses and solve business problems
    • Co-leads primary and secondary market research efforts to support assigned projects and initiatives
    • Provide presentations to management for approval, feedback, and identification of next steps, which could include developing a business case
    • Monitors key sales and profitability metrics and reports on trends and opportunities to management

    Marketing Planning

    • Creates or supports the creation of various marketing presentation material, collateral or communications materials, analytical reports and other initiatives as required.

    Qualifications:

    • Strong and unabashed networker and seeker of business information both internal and external to the company
    • Highly motivated, high emotional intelligence, positive attitude, outgoing, naturally curious and a service leadership philosophy
    • Must have a commitment to excellence and integrity in all respects
    • Must possess a strong work ethic and a high level of self-accountability
    • Engineering or Technology course of study with an interest in marketing, business analytics, market research or customer science
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

    More information can be found here.

  • October 27, 2022 12:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Melink Corporation

    About this position:

    Full Time
    Milford, OH, US
    Salary Range:
    $65,000.00 To 75,000.00 Annually

    Job Description:

    The Business Development Manager is at the forefront of customer acquisition for Melink Corporation and plays a vital role in the achievement of revenue and profitability goals for the company. As an ambassador for all Melink’s products and services, your representation of Melink within the assigned market segment is critically important to deepen existing relationships and create new ones to drive growth in the market. This position will report to the Director of Sales, Intelli-Hood.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement the short and long terms plans necessary to achieve the top line sales target growth rates and profitability for the assigned vertical market.
    • Prepare and deliver sales proposals and supporting energy savings analysis to prospective customers in a consistent and professional manor.
    • Develop an annual sales plan, forecast and budget for assigned vertical markets and provide timely updates, revisions and modifications as necessary.
    • Create and maintain prospective / existing client records in Salesforce.com
    • Work with architects, engineers and consultants on proper specification and project applications of Melink products and services, key focus on Intelli-Hood®
    • Monitor new construction specifications, respond to RFP/RFQ’s and track progress to purchase order delivery.
    • Work with the marketing team in specifying the key factors in identifying target prospects in assigned verticals and positioning the products and services correctly in the assigned markets.
    • Attend major trade shows, seminars, events, etc. to promote Melink products and services.
    • Monitor competitor activities and other technology developments within the assigned market as necessary to recommend an effective long-term growth strategy.
    • Become an ambassador for Melink products and services within the industry and serve as an effective customer advocate to enhance the customer’s experience and impressions. Join industry trade groups, associations, and obtain positions of influence to further leverage Melink offerings.
    • Any other job duties as assigned.
    • Up to 30-50% travel required.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university; four+ years related experience and; or equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA a plus.
    • Experience in selling financial benefits of energy efficiency projects.
    • Technical Sales experience within assigned markets and/or a minimum of 5+ years of technical sales experience.
    • Challenger Based Sales experience is a plus
    • Be commercially orientated and well versed in negotiations, business development as well as bid/proposal creation to include all materials and services to be performed.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to review and interpret construction documentation and design prints for the off-take of pertinent information.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Must have superior customer service skills (i.e., excellent written and verbal communication skills, high emotional intelligence, positive attitude, and a service leadership philosophy).
    • Proven problem solving record desired.
    • Able to demonstrate a high level of integrity, and a penchant for high quality.
    • Must possess a strong work ethic and a high level of self-accountability.
    • Proficient with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word.
    • Experience with Salesforce.com a plus.
    • Experience with ERP (SAP) systems desired.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The travel required for this position is 30-50%.

    Competencies:

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following Melink Core Competencies:

    • Extreme Ownership - Takes personal responsibility for outcomes and perseveres in the face resistance or setbacks. Pursues everything with energy and drive.
    • Subject Matter Expertise - Excels at his/her professional function, regularly demonstrating and sharing depth of knowledge and skills. Is a quick study.
    • Clear & Candid Communication - Ensures that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed; has the courage to say what needs to be said.
    • Building Collaborative Relationships- Cultivates trusting, respectful, professional relationships with colleagues and customers over time.
    • Planning & Problem-Solving - Takes the steps necessary to deliver high quality results, on time and on budget.
    • Continuous Improvement - Constantly seeks ways to improve the internal and external customer experience by delivering better, faster or less expensive products and services.

    More information can be found here.

  • October 27, 2022 8:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Co-op Cincy

    About this position:

    Job responsibilities:

    • Project and event management responsibilities
    • Manage and coordinate events, including an annual fundraiser, statewide network meetings, and cooperative business tours.
    • Participate in events and represent Co-op Cincy publicly.
    • Coordinate with team members to schedule tasks and ensure they are completed by deadlines.
    • Deepen connections among our cooperative business network by coordinating in-person activities, virtual meetings, and social media connection.
    • Help Co-op Cincy continue to improve our processes, practices, and professional development. Help maintain project management software.
    • Work with volunteers to help them support Co-op Cincy.

    Data management and administrative responsibilities

    • Optimize, maintain, and utilize Salesforce, such as by regularly updating donation/donor info and running reports.
    • Maintain donation records.
    • Track organizational impact metrics.
    • Answer phone calls and general correspondence.
    • Send correspondence to donors, including thank-yous.
    • Keep up the physical office and maintain an optimal workspace.
    • Purchase supplies, collect mail, organize files, and perform miscellaneous administrative tasks.

    General expectations

    • Work independently and in a team.
    • Reprioritize from time to time to support small staff.
    • Work in-person 2-3 days per week.

    Key attributes:

    • Skilled with Salesforce and Google Office
    • Organized
    • Self-motivated and self-managed
    • Detail-oriented
    • Strong listening, communication, and people/interpersonal skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Capable of working independently and in a team
    • Able to become well-versed in project management software
    • Open-minded and curious
    • Ready to bring ideas to the table
    • Compassionate and caring
    • Interested in economic and social justice

    Salary: $45,000 with 20 paid vacation days and 11 paid holidays.

    Benefits: Healthcare and short-term disability are provided without a waiting period. Co-op Cincy pays towards an individual or family plan. Co-op Cincy completely covers short-term disability. These benefits are made possible through our affiliation with the United Steelworkers.

    Union membership with the United Steelworkers is a part of this job. $10 is deducted from your pay to join the union, and then a nominal amount is withheld from each paycheck. In addition to access to healthcare, union membership offers other benefits such as access to free college courses for you and your family.

    Apply by sending a cover letter outlining your qualifications, a resume, and 3 references to kristen@coopcincy.org.

    Co-op Cincy is an equal opportunity employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this opening. Only those individuals whose applications are being considered will be contacted.

    More information can be found here.


  • October 19, 2022 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Both Natural Resources Conservation ServiceCampbell County Conservation District

    About this position:

    Job Summary:

    This is a full-time position divided between two entities. Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) work will make up 75% of the time and Campbell County Conservation District work will make up 25% of the time. NRCS work will cover state cost share practices and federal practices evolving from the 2018 Farm Bill. The district’s work is centered around outreach in conservation education. The individual in the position will need to take a self-motivated approach in carrying out the mission and goals of the Campbell County Conservation District.

    Conservation District Duties:

    • Create, manage, and maintain district website and social media content, as well as district eNewsletter distribution, and What’s Happening articles
    • Promote Current Educational Programs; Envirothon Contest, Jim Claypool Art & Conservation Writing Contests, Education Grant, and High School and Adult Education Scholarships
    • Coordinate and assist schools in preparing Envirothon team(s) for competition in the following conservation areas: Soils, Forestry, Wildlife, Aquatics, Current Environmental Issues, and an oral presentation.
    • Form and administer a Junior Conservation Board
    • Hold educational field days for schools, farmers, and urban communities
    • Make technical field visits to assist farmers with conservation planning or advice
    • Promote state, federal, and local conservation cost share programs
    • Assist with education and cooperator awards dinners and farm to fork dinners
    • Assist with annual backroads farm tour planning and administration
    • Collaborate with area educators and public information officers to streamline messaging and support efforts that are in line with the district’s mission
    • Assist with preparation for summer camps and summer schools, including logistics and materials preparation
    • Prepare and submit a monthly report to the district board, track and report outreach participation from schools and community events
    • Attend appropriate staff and board meetings
    • Attend appropriate training pertaining to job duties
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Requirements:

    • High School education/GED. (Preference will be given, but not limited, to applicants having experience in agriculture or biology with a focus on conservation.)
    • Preferred Knowledge Skills: MS Word; MS Excel; MS Outlook; MS Publisher; MS PowerPoint; website design, ArcGIS Mapping

    Hours: Fulltime, M-F (on occasion, may be required to work a Saturday or evening)

    Compensation: $18-$20 hour

    To Apply, send cover letter, resume, and three references to cccd@campbellcountyconservation.org

  • October 19, 2022 10:23 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    About this position:

    There are multiple opening for this position and similar positions in different locations.

    Locations include:

    • 5101 CIrcle Parkway Middletown, OH
    • 7850 VOA Park Drive West Chester, OH
    • 1979 Bebb Park Lane Okeana, OH
    • 3976 Hamilton-Middletown Road Fairfield Twp., OH

    Salary
    $13.50 - $16.13 Hourly

    Summary:

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

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

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

    Required Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • High school diploma or GED; and a minimum of 18 years of age is required at the time of employment.
    • Previous grounds and building maintenance experience or experience in a related field is preferred for this position.
    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.
    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage tasks.
    • The physical ability to perform labor and the tasks noted above is required of this position as well as possession of the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
    • Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.
    • Must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public.
    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.
    • Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members, volunteers and the staff of other agencies.

    Work Environment, Schedule and Physical Demands:

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

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

    The position functions and responsibilities are illustrative only and do not represent all the duties or tasks to be assigned or performed by an employee with this position title.

    Alternates to the above qualifications may be acceptable as approved by the Executive Director.

    More information can be found here.

  • October 07, 2022 12:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    About this position:

    Green Umbrella, the sustainability alliance located in Greater Cincinnati, is seeking an Americorps VISTA to work approximately 37.5 hours per week and lasting through the following year, with possible extension. Compensation is determined through Americorps with an additional cash bonus at the end of the term of service.

    About Green Umbrella:

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

    About The Common Orchard Project:

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

    Learn more here

    About the Position:

    This position will work closely with the Director; Chris Smyth to care for the health and success of all orchard plantings. This is a diverse position with a mix of coordinating volunteers around farm/garden related activity, community engagement, event coordinating, as well as communication design of social media and email and our website updates. Stipend of $1700/month with $6,000 education benefit available at the end of year of service

    Qualifications: 

    Green Umbrella is seeking motivated and responsible applicants with a passion for local food and community organizing. The position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, and a strong outdoor work ethic. Previous gardening as well as communications, graphic design and social media experience is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor. A desire to learn is ideal as several skills will be taught on the job. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Leading volunteers in Farm / Gardening tasks and the ability to lift 40 pounds.

    • Research, identify and draft appropriate content for e-newsletter.

    • Develop and promote timely content Common Orchard’s social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram) as well as managing and updating the website.

    • Recruiting and managing volunteers for orchard installations, new orchard stewards, and other farm tasks.

    • Community Engagement Organizing: Connecting with new orchard installation sites, meeting with neighbors and other community stakeholders, and event organizing.

    • Monitoring / record keeping / evaluating trees and harvest on a variety of sites.

    To apply: 

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) as ONE PDF to jobs@greenumbrella.org with “Orchard VISTA” in the email subject line. No phone calls please.


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


  • October 07, 2022 11:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Contemporary Arts Center

    About this position:

    Reports To: Front Desk and Store Manager

    Position Status: Part-Time, non-exempt

    Compensation: $13 per hour

    SCOPE OF POSITION:

    Working under the guidance of the Front Desk and Store Manager, 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.
    • Assists in tour scheduling and data collection for tours when they arrive.
    • 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 October 27th, 2022 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:

    Mission Statement:

    The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people throughexhibitions, performances, and experiences that open minds.

    Vision Statement:

    The CAC will champion open minds and foster an inclusive culture by using contemporary art and mutual learning as vehicles for connecting people, cultivating creativity, and catalyzing curiosity.

    Value Statements:

    • Art has the power to create change by engaging with the issues of our time.
    • We must be a civic and community hub for open conversation and artistic expression.
    • Embracing diverse perspectives benefits everyone.
    • As a non-collecting institution, we must evolve and take risks.
    • Supporting artists, and making them accessible to our communities, drives empathy, creativity, and critical thinking.

    More information can be found here.

  • October 07, 2022 8:55 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Conservation District

    About this position:

    Deadline to Apply:
    Open Until Filled

    Work Location:
    Kemper Pond Office Park
    1325 East Kemper Road, Suite 115
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45246

    Work Hours:
    This position is for 15-20 hrs./week – flexible schedule. Position date between early January and late May 2023 (flexible start and end date).

    Starting Salary:
    $16.00/hr.

    Duties Include:

    • Review student proposals as part of the Caring For Our Watersheds competition.
    • Lead pre-sort judging portion of competition, including all data entry.
    • Assist in written judging portion, inc. inputting judges’ scores & comments into a spreadsheet.
    • Work with high school students to implement projects.
    • Work with outside organizations to collaborate, mentor and implement projects with students.
    • Assist in planning final competition (5/6/23) at Cincinnati Zoo with over 120 attendees.
    • Assist in staffing occasional public event displays on weekends and evenings.
    • Prep displays and give-a-ways for events.
    • Possibly produce or assist in production of web, print and video content.
    • Assist with other duties as assigned.

    Skills required:

    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple projects concurrently.
    • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office - particularly Microsoft Excel and/or Google Workspace.
    • Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and energetic manner to a variety of audiences.
    • Direct working knowledge of watersheds and how humans can impact them.
    • Direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to natural resources.
    • Knowledge of the USEPA - NPDES Phase II Storm Water Regulations a bonus.
    • Work well within a team: respect and support initiative of others; communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members and supervisors.
    • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs.
    • Be available on some weekends and evenings, including Saturday 5/6/23 (not required).
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

    Transcripts, writing samples and class schedule (if applicable) should be provided upon request.

    For more information about the Hamilton County Conservation District and the Caring For Our Watersheds contest, please go to https://education.hcswcd.org/ and http://caringforourwatersheds.com/

    More information can be found here.


  • October 07, 2022 8:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Conservation District

    About this position:

    Deadline to Apply:
    Open Until Filled

    Work Location:
    1325 East Kemper Rd.
    Cincinnati (Springdale), OH 45246

    Urban Technician Work Schedule
    Maximum of 20 hrs. per week. Will be required to work between 8:00 am to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday with some evenings and weekends

    Salary:
    $22.55/hr.

    Nature and Purpose of Work:

    The Urban Technician is an employee of the Hamilton County Conservation District and is responsible to the Board of Supervisors of the District. The Urban Conservationist supervises the technician. The individual is primarily responsible for conducting site inspections, documentation, and on-site meetings to determine compliance with the Hamilton County Earthwork Regulations.

    Qualifications:

    • It is preferred that the applicant has completed secondary education, preferably with post-secondary coursework in Civil Engineering, hydraulics and drafting and/or mechanical design, and two years of related experience; or training that demonstrates knowledge of resource management.
    • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and navigate development sites, including steep and rough uneven terrain.
    • Ability to work with a variety of public officials and/or private landowners.
    • Valid Ohio driver’s license, dependable vehicle, and valid insurance.
    • Knowledge of MS Office and ARC GIS.

    Responsibilities:

    • Become knowledgeable of the District’s philosophy, programs, and goals.
    • Become knowledgeable of the Hamilton County Earthworks Regulations, USEPA NPDES Phase II requirements as well as related rules and regulations of the Hamilton County Storm Water District.
    • Assist in the administration of the Hamilton County Earthwork Regulations. The person in this position will be responsible for conducting pre-construction meetings to ensure that the responsible parties understand the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations. The person in this position will also be responsible for conducting regular on-site field inspections of permitted projects, communicating inspection results to the owners of these sites, and investigating and mediating complaints from the public related to these sites.
    • Advise developers of ordinances and regulations and when necessary work with the Urban Conservationist on initiating enforcement action.
    • Operate the District’s component of the countywide permits plus system and ensure documentation of all inspections, meetings, correspondences, and pertinent events relative to the sites covered by the Earthwork Regulations. This person will also maintain and organize all other documentation received by the District relating to these sites.
    • Maintain records as required by the District.
    • The person in this position is responsible for working with Partner Agencies to fulfill the District’s role in the efficient and proper countywide management of regulated sites including but not limited to review, denial, approval of Record Plats, review, denial, approval of Building Permits based upon the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations.
    • Responsible for the proper maintenance and care of any equipment assigned for use in carrying out the job.
    • Participate in the ODNR Technician Development Training Program and other training to ensure maintenance of professional certifications such as the CPESC certification.
    • Shall have or obtain their CESSWI Certification from EnviroCert International.
    • Work with other partner agencies to resolve complaints/inquiries, and enforcement issues, and collect associated documentation of these cases.
    • Assist the Urban Conservationist with training sessions for stakeholders such as developers, homebuilders, and contractors regarding the requirements of the Earthwork Regulations and the practices, technology, and products currently available for use in complying with these requirements.
    • Work with staff from other Soil and Water Conservation Districts and ODNR to promote soil and water conservation.

    Duties:

    • Become skilled in ArcView, CAGIS, and other computer skills required in the plan review and inspection process.
    • Maintain filing system of inspections, actions, and recommendations.
    • Prepare monthly activity reports for the Board of Supervisors.
    • Assist in the development of the Annual Plan of Work.
    • Participate in District education and training sessions as well as other events sponsored by the District.
    • Assist Ohio EPA with site inspections and tracking of problem sites and enforcement procedures within the NPDES program.
    • Assist other staff by providing earthwork-related documents, information, photographs, and GIS maps for presentations, workshops, and training.

    More information can be found here.

  • October 04, 2022 12:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association

    About this position:

    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) is hiring an Executive Director to replace our current director who is leaving after years of excellent dedicated service. We are seeking a creative change agent able to take OEFFA to the next level while addressing the challenges of a rapidly shifting agricultural landscape, nonprofit sector, and policy environment. OEFFA has a strong foundation for the executive director to build on, including a 40+ year history, capable staff, and financial sustainability. We are looking for the right person who can use those assets to ensure sustainable and organic farmers thrive, local food nourishes our communities, agricultural practices protect and enhance our environment, and our organization continues to be well-resourced, relevant, and responsive.

    The executive director’s key responsibilities include:

    • Building on a strategic vision to achieve OEFFA’s mission
    • Mentoring and inspiring a 40 plus-member staff team across OEFFA’s education and certification programs
    • Directly overseeing the organization’s operations, fundraising, and program leaders
    • Partnering with the Board of Directors to set OEFFA’s strategic vision, determine its priorities, and ensure its adequate funding
    • Managing and growing annual budgets exceeding $3 million

    In addition a proven track record with the above key responsibilities, the ideal candidate for this position will also be:

    • A strategic thinker who can work inside complex systems and deliver on organizational goals
    • A successful change manager, with experience in shifting organizational culture, centering work in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and updating business models
    • A people-focused leader who understands the importance of having strong relationships throughout the organization and community, developing staff leadership, and collaborating with peer organizations
    • A creative fundraiser and resource mobilizer with an abundance mindset and entrepreneurial view of the work

    We would prefer candidates who:

    • Have a strong connection to the agriculture field and a demonstrated passion for OEFFA’s mission
    • Have successfully written grants for new and existing programs, particularly for federal agencies
    • Brings skills in human resources, budgeting, financial management, staff development, and strategic planning
    • Is skilled at being the public face of an organization to members, donors, partners, and the larger community

    In addition, this position has several requirements:

    • Transportation for offsite duties during the workday, on occasion
    • Work evening and weekend hours including overnight travel occasionally
    • Sit at a desk for long periods of time maintaining concentration with frequent interruptions
    • Ascend/descend stairs multiple times a day
    • Work in outdoor weather conditions occasionally
    • Technologically adept and able to work remotely

    Salary and Benefits

    The minimum salary for this position is $80,000 with increases based on the candidate's experience and skills that meet the position description. OEFFA provides a competitive benefits package including health insurance and paid time off.

    About OEFFA

    Founded in 1979, OEFFA cultivates a future in which sustainable and organic farmers thrive, local food nourishes our communities, and agricultural practices protect and enhance our environment. We do that through a number of programs including:

    Annual Conference | OEFFA's popular and inspiring sustainable agriculture conference features nationally-recognized speakers, a trade show, children's activities, entertainment, locally sourced meals, and more than 70 workshops taught by experienced OEFFA members, farmers, and researchers.

    Farm Tours, Workshops, and Webinars | OEFFA's annual series of free public farm tours features organic and ecological farms and gardens, providing unique opportunities for the public to see, taste, feel, and learn about alternative production systems directly from farmers. We also offer workshops, webinars, newsletter, and other educational opportunities that help producers build their farming, business, and marketing skills.

    Organic Certification and Transition | One of the oldest and most respected programs in the nation, OEFFA's Certification program ensures that farmers and processors meet organic's high standards, which protect farmers, consumers, and the environment. To help farmers navigate the transition to organic, OEFFA has dedicated education staff, resources, and services.

    Begin Farming | OEFFA's Begin Farming program provides aspiring and early career farmers the support they need to understand what it takes to get into farming and grow their businesses. Paid apprenticeships, in-depth workshops, mentoring, staff support, and networking opportunities are designed to help sustainable and organic farmers succeed.

    Farm Policy Matters | OEFFA advocates for state and federal policies that protect and benefit sustainable agriculture, research and education, and the public's right to know. Working with our members, we give voice to concerned citizens and ecological family farmers who are safeguarding the environment and providing us with healthy and nutritious food choices.

    Learn more about our work and our plans for the future by reviewing our strategic plan.

    To Apply

    Applications consist of three items: a cover letter, résumé, and names of three references (indicate email address, phone number, and their relationship to you). Please combine all of these in a single .pdf. In your cover letter please address how your experience and background meet the requirements of the position. All application materials should be submitted via https://forms.gle/J8sxQP9V6JbRcmcz8. Applications received by midnight ET on 10/23/22 will be assured full consideration. Our intention is to hold Zoom interviews the week of 10/31/22 and in-person interviews with top candidates the week of 11/14/22. The ideal start date for this position is 12/5/22.

    More information can be found here.
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