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  • August 20, 2020 11:47 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Greenacres Foundation 

    Description

    Greenacres Foundation (GAF):

    GAF is a highly motivated service organization focused on using the assets of Greenacres to provide custom-designed hands-on active learning opportunities for children of all ages. All opportunities are customized to the needs of the visiting group which primarily consists of local school groups from K to 8. All school-based programs are tied to the national and/or state standards so that they contribute to the success of the classroom teacher.

    In 1988 we focused on Environment Education, had one employee, and provided hands-on programs about riparian zones for 60 children. In 2019 we provided programs based on the environment, generative agriculture, equine, and classical arts to over 32,000 visitors. Our programs are of the highest quality. They should be. Quality Quality Quality (QQQ) is a core value.

    Our dedication to our values: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, and Green cannot be overstated. Our employees strive to be the best of the best and flourish in a team environment where outcomes are the result of teamwork. Greenacres is not just a place to work – it is a career, a lifestyle, and a place to exude passion for the Mission and Vision of our Founders – Louis and Louise Nippert. We are here to serve the community and change the lives of children.

    Objective:

    The Environment Education Manager will build a Team of Expert Environment Educators (“EEE”) who are motivated to share their love of the environment, primarily with children, along with anyone who has the curiosity to be lifelong learners, to provide the highest quality educational programming to schools, scouts, garden clubs, church groups, community groups, summer camps and in-house organized general public programs. The Environment Education Manager will develop plans, processes, procedures and set goals that are consistent with building an EEE team and implementing the Mission, Vision and Values of Greenacres. 

    The Environment Education Manager will be responsible for the development of each Team member into Experts, Educators, Researchers and active TEAM Members. The Environment Education Manager will be responsible for assuring that the culture of the department reflects the values of Greenacres (4Gs), honesty, transparency, integrity and that the activities of the department reflect the Mission, Vision and Values of Greenacres. The successful Environment Education Manager will have built an EEE Team that will be able to continue and maintain the current level of quality while accepting the challenges of growing new programs, new sites and new forms of outreach while achieving QQQ in all aspects of activities. 

    The Environment Education Manager will assure that all decisions and activities of the department are consistent with the Mission and Values (4Gs and QQQ) and will manage the growth of all EEE so that each will be the best in their field and will always promote the Greenacres Mission, Vision and Values. 

    The Environment Education Manager position works under the supervision of the Education Director.  The Environment Education Manager will work collaboratively and closely with all of the Education Managers to assure that all aspects of Greenacres reflect the Mission and Values and a culture of transparency, honesty and integrity.

    Responsibilities:

    Education Programs

    • Hire, supervise, train, evaluate, develop, build EEE and guide/lead them to work as a TEAM as well as excel individually
    • Develop and implement educational plans for current and future program sites
    • Direct development of outreach program(s)
    • Continue ongoing program evaluations and implement changes when necessary
    • Maintain a log of programs and programming records
    • Teach classes when needed 

    Staff Management

    • Plan weekly/monthly individual and team meetings
    • Mentor employee management of outreach and expansion plans
    • Complete administration duties as needed
    • Develop ability of each member of EEE
    • Determine location/program site for each EEE based on need and skillset

    Budget

    • Prepare annual budget for each program site for approval and incorporate in the total budget
    • Review actual vs. budget on a monthly basis
    • Oversee and approve equipment purchases and review the budget with each program site

    Land Management

    • Supervise maintenance and improvements of old fields, forest, ponds and streams for all sites

    Facility Maintenance

    • Support supervision of facility maintenance as each program site communicates need and writes up individual Work Orders

    Additional Professional Activities

    • Collaborate and coordinate with appropriate regional and national organizations to provide volunteer and staff development opportunities
    • Attend and present at appropriate local, regional and national association meetings
    • Publish in the appropriate journals as the opportunity arises
    • Expand, train and mentor staff to handle all of the above
    • Make Presentations to public groups

    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies or comparable academic discipline or equivalent experientially gained knowledge
    • Minimum of 5 years in Environmental Education 
    • Management/supervisor skills in order to guide team to meet individual, group, department and organizational goals
    • Proven ability to initiate, organize and implement plans
    • Demonstrate a history of proven, positive customer service experience
    • High attention to detail and excellent judgment
    • Ability to meet required deadlines and work calmly under pressure
    • Motivating and inspiring team members to do their best work
    • Keeping team members on task, on schedule and on budget 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to handle confidential information
    • Commitment to working within a functional team and collaborative culture
    • Ability to successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test and fingerprint FBI background screen
    • Ability to work with both internal and external partners with the same or very different backgrounds to ensure that all who visit Greenacres get the highest quality experience that addresses their needs.
    • Ability to internalize and reflect our values: QQQ, Grace, Green, and Good Neighbor Policy.

    Why Choose Us?

    As a company, we invest in our employees in all aspects of their life. We understand that the health of yourself and families are very important; along with your time here at GAF. All TEAM Members of GAF are a part of Greenacres and live the values that we promote for our visitors: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, Green, and Quality Quality Quality. Listed below you will find some of the benefits and perks if you choose to be a part of our team at Greenacres.

    • Market Competitive Salary
    • Generous PTO Package
    • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance Plans
    • Simplified Employee Pension Plan
    • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Fun & Engaging Culture
    • Ongoing training, education, and industry partnerships that allow you to be up to speed on the latest innovations, technologies and processes.

    Greenacres Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.



  • August 18, 2020 8:18 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Cincinnati Nature Center

    Cincinnati Nature Center

    This position will work 8-12 hours with at least one shift falling on Saturday or Sunday between the hours of 10am and 5pm. 

    General Information

    Position Title: Nature Shop Associate

    Supervisor: Nature Shop Manager

    Department: Visitor Experience

    Classification: Hourly/Non-Exempt

    Category: Casual PT/ Will vary.  Likely 8-12 hours/week

    Schedule: Would need at least one weekend day availability

    Revision: August 2017

     

    Purpose

    This is a part-time position primarily focused on providing a superior retail experience to all customers and visitors in the Nature Shop. Under direction from the Nature Shop Manager, this person will work in a collaborative manner to execute all activities with the highest standards for customer service and in keeping with Nature Center Mission, Values, and Principles.

     

    Essential Job Responsibilities

     

    Customer Service (100%)

    • Know the services and merchandise provided by the Nature Shop
    • Greet each customer and assist them as appropriate
    • Ring sales through Point of Sale (POS) register to achieve accurate inventory counts
    • Receive, price, and display merchandise
    • Keep store tidy and neat
    • Open and close POS register and prepare daily balance sheets
    • Work in the Nature Shop and occasionally in other locations at Rowe Woods
    • Assist with art shows by helping with set up and break down 

     

    Additional Job Responsibilities

    • SPECIAL EVENTS:  Provides support for art shows and special community/fundraising events as needed.  These events may fall after hours or on weekends.
    • Assist with inventory as needed
    • Attend regularly scheduled shop training sessions and periodic meetings

     

    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.

    Education and Competencies:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to provide specific direction to Nature Shop volunteers

     

    Communication:

    • Excellent communication skills, including oral, written and especially listening skills
    • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information

     

    Qualifications:

    • Positive, friendly, and social disposition
    • Collaborative leadership style with accountability
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to articulate Cincinnati Nature Center mission
    • A sense of humor, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit
    • Ability and desire to learn
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Must pass a background check and remain current on First Aid/CPR

    Computer Skills:

    • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office products
    • Ability to utilize POS software and electronic POS cash registers

     

    Work Environment:

    • The work is performed on-site, indoors in a retail shop environment and may also be performed outdoors in the Nature Center.
    • Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences may be required. When a Nature Center vehicle is not available, the use of personal vehicle (reimbursed at IRS recommended rate) may be needed for Cincinnati Nature Center business.

     

    Physical Demands:

    • This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.




  • July 21, 2020 1:03 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: City of Covington

    Under supervision of the Public Services Director, perform administrative, supervisory and operations tasks, as well as the acquisition, planning, development, management and maintenance of all parks, recreation areas, parkways, landscaped areas and related facilities and buildings. Oversee the daily operations and management of Parks and Recreation, including staff. Coordinate directly with appropriate maintenance and management staff on immediate and strategic implementation of parks maintenance and improvements. In partnership with appropriate project managers, coordinate and manage special and capital projects related to parks, greenspaces and recreational programming.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • ·         Hire, supervise and evaluate Parks and Recreation personnel. Monitor all activities and operations of the department; set goals and objectives and establish guidelines for performance.
    • ·         Acquire, plan and supervise the design, construction and maintenance of recreation facilities.
    • ·         Coordinate with maintenance staff and project managers on routine, special repair and capital projects.
    • ·         Responsible for oversight of all department programs and efforts. Including, monitoring and evaluating effectiveness of recreation areas, facilities and services.
    • ·         Investigate local conditions and develop immediate and long range plans through analysis of community recreation needs.
    • Prepare budgets and direct expenditures of parks and recreation funds. Maintain expense records.
    • Prepare and submit payroll for full-time, part-time, program, event and seasonal employees.
    • Oversee and manage all parks and recreation accounts payable.
    •  Develop revenue strategies and alternative funding sources for programs and improvements.
    • Collaborate to build partnerships and provide professional expertise with other City departments, neighborhoods, regional, state and national organizations on matters related to parks and recreation, as well as quality of life, health and environmental initiatives.
    • Improve division efficiencies and develop policies relevant to operations based on best practices.
    • Perform public relation duties; such as responding to complaints, enforcing rules and policies.
    • Responsible for marketing and publicizing department efforts.
    • Participate in long range planning efforts pertaining to parks and recreation.
    • Performs other related duties as required that may not be specifically listed in the job description, but that are within the general responsibility level typically associated with this class of work.
    • Work hours will be irregular including evenings and weekends.

    Examples of Duties

    • May represent the department to outside groups and organizations, as well as participate in community and professional groups and committees in an effort to form partnerships and provide technical assistance as necessary.
    • Coordinate and monitor contracts.
    • ·         Facilitate and implement high level projects regarding Devou Park, the Licking River Greenway, Riverfront Commons and other projects, as assigned.
    • ·         Serve as a City representative for the Covington Recreation Improvement Foundation.
    • Provide backup to clerical staff for tasks such as answering phones, assisting with registration and permitting on recreation related matters.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to effectively and clearly communicate orally with staff, members of the public from all age groups, city departments and city commission; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, members of the public and commission members
    • Knowledge of sports and recreational activities.
    • Ability to coordinate, organize and to manage multiple tasks with conflicting deadlines.
    • Ability to establish good working relationships with staff, other departments, residents, and program participants.
    • Competency in using word-processing, spreadsheets, and graphics software.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.

    Supervisory Duties and Responsibilities

    • May provide direction to temporary, program and seasonal employees within the Department.

    Physical Demands

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

    Work is performed in an office setting and frequently outdoors.

    While performing duties of this job, the employee is sometimes required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  Occasionally this employee is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with arms and hands.  Frequently this employee must talk or hear.

    In addition, this employee must frequently lift or move items that weigh up to 10 pounds, sometimes lift or move items that weigh 11 to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift or move items weighing 26 to 50 pounds.

    Vision Requirements

    • Close Vision
    • Distance Vision
    • Color Vision
    • Depth perception
    • Ability to adjust focus

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 sometimes exposed to wet, humid conditions.  Frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions; and extreme heat or cold during outdoor activities.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

    Desired Minimum Qualifications

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in recreation, park management, urban planning, public administration, business administration, or related field required; Master’s degree preferred.
    • 3+ years of relevant experience in recreation or related field.
    • A combination of education and experience will be considered.

    Special Requirements

    • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license or have the ability to obtain on upon hire.
    • Ability to work irregular hours which include evenings and weekends.

    Tools and Equipment Used

    • This position uses standard office equipment and basic computer software programs.
    • Should have basic knowledge of tools and equipment used by the department.

    POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK:  This is a full-time position.  Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.  Evening, week-end or hours adjustments may be required as job duties demand.

    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

    Application will be accepted until: August 7th, 2020

    Please apply at: https://www.covingtonky.gov/residents/employment/opportunities


  • July 21, 2020 12:37 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for a Golf Clubhouse Coordinator at Sharon Woods. Performs retail cash register checkout and inventory stocking for golf clubhouse.  Job requires basic clerical skills.  Standard practice allows employee to proceed alone on regular duties with questionable situations referred to supervisor or others.  Work results are normally checked through administrative processes.

    This part time position works various shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.

     

    Job Skills / Requirements

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities covered by the Americans With Disabilities Act in accordance with its requirements.

    Handles all service requests by customers including riding cart, pull cart, and golf club rentals; tee time reservations, handicaps, lesson or repair requests, general parts information requests, motor vehicle permit requests, special event inquiries, etc.

    Assists Golf Pro in implementing all programs, tournaments, outings, leagues, etc.

    Greets and serves customers to ensure satisfaction.  Assists in locating specific golf related merchandise, answers inquiries and provides information regarding price, merchandise, etc. 

     Operates Point of Sale system, receives money, issues change and receipt, and bags merchandise.  Balances money collected with receipts on a scheduled basis. .  Prepares and makes deposits in absence of Assistant Golf Pro or Golf Pro.

    Arranges merchandise displays in an attractive manner.  Features current, popular or other saleable items.   Tags sale merchandise and takes authorized markdowns. 

    Takes inventory of stocked items and records results.  Notifies Golf Pro of inventory shortages.

    Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of golf shop, restrooms, clubhouse areas, displays, shelves, fixtures and work areas.  Sweeps and mops floors, dusts furniture, empties wastebaskets, etc.

    Opens shop for opening shift by counting register, checking inventory supplies, and ensuring shop is prepared for business. 

    Sets alarm, straightens merchandise, follows cash procedures, and performs other established procedures to close.

    Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations. 

    Maintains confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information.

    Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required. 

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes.

    Performs other duties as assigned.

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED

    Point of sale system, golf range equipment, vacuum cleaners and other standard industry equipment.

    CONTACTS WITH OTHERS

    Great Park employees and volunteers; vendors, general public, and other job contacts.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Generally normal indoor working conditions.  Occasional exposure to outdoor working conditions.

    USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The following physical demands are typically exhibited by position incumbents performing this job’s essential duties and responsibilities.  These physical demands are not, and should not be construed to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the employer, employee and/or applicant identify tasks where reasonable accommodations may need to be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties because of an ADA disability.

    The employee occasionally exhibits manual dexterity performing job duties, and frequently talks and hears when working and interacting with job contacts.

    The employee frequently stands, walks, and uses hands to hold and control equipment.  The employee regularly reaches with hands and arms, climbs,  balances, stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls. 

    Employee exhibits usual vision demands, with little or no detail or long distance requirements.

    Employee regularly lifts or exerts force on items up to 10 pounds,  and occasionally on items up to 25 pounds. 

    While performing duties of this job, the employee frequently stands, walks, and uses hands to hold and control equipment. The employee reaches with hands and arms, climbs and balances, and stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls. The employee regularly converses verbally in person.  The employee exhibits usual vision demands, with little or no detail or long distance requirements. Employee frequently lifts or exerts force on items with varying weights.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of: fishing and boating; motorized boat operation; golf cart operation; golf rules and etiquette; and general maintenance skills is preferred.

    Ability to: perform manual labor for extended periods of time; lift or exert force on items with varying weights; dress according to uniform policy requirements; add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers accurately; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, supervisors and park guests; communicate effectively in oral and written form; listen to and respond reasonably to guests needs to ensure a pleasant visit and experience.

    Skill in: operation of point of sale system; tee time reservation system; verbal communication.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    Any combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify the employee to demonstrate required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

    Education Requirements (Any)

    High School Diploma/GED

    Certification Requirements (Any)

    State Motor Vehicle Operator's License

    Additional Information / Benefits

    Benefits include Uniform shirts, free or discounted use of many Great Parks of Hamilton County recreational activities including free golf, canoe and kayak rental, bike rental*, enrollment in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System and credit union access. Applications will be accepted throughout the season . EOE

    Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law

    Benefits: Pension/Retirement

    This job reports to the Manager

    This is a Part-Time position varies.

    Relocation is not provided and travel is not required



  • July 21, 2020 12:35 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time Site Construction Manager

    Supervises construction activities performed by the Site Construction team including coordinating and furnishing all materials, equipment, tools, transportation, and supplies needed to complete work.  Performs work both in the field and office and demonstrates proven experience and advanced knowledge of construction and maintenance methods.  Performs field inspections of park district facilities and infrastructure.

    This position will respond to emergencies and works outside of normal schedule as required.

    Job Skills / Requirements

    To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

    Manages all Site Construction and Infrastructure projects and new construction projects including but not limited to golf course renovation, roads, parking areas, trails, storm water improvements, excavation and conduit for utilities and other capital projects.

    Plans, schedules, calculates and orders materials for jobs including delivery coordination.

    Provides input into estimated job costs. Provides job layout and staking for site grading and excavation.

    Plans work priorities and needs and coordinates with other division regional managers on scheduling and impact to park activities, facilities and amenities.

    Directly supervises assigned staff. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Great Parks’ policies and applicable laws, and delegated authority. Responsibilities include participating in, and making recommendations pertaining to the selection and discipline of employees, and other personnel decisions in coordination with Human resources Staff.  Plans and delegates work assignments, trains employees, provides guidance, resolves work issues, and ensures work complies with Great Parks’ policy and performance standards.

    Establishes a training program for the safe and effective operation of equipment and its proper maintenance.

    Maintains as-built records of drawings and building products and materials.

    Provides input into development of Site Construction budget including monitoring budget and executing purchase requests.

    Inspects construction projects to monitor work progress, resolve problems, ensure quality and monitor compliance with specifications, schedules and deadlines.

    Reviews and approves invoices for materials, equipment, vendors and contractors.

    Operates heavy equipment and performs manual labor requiring technical skills.

    Performs manual labor tasks to assist in site construction, minor repairs and maintenance of roads, parking areas, buildings, utilities, infrastructure, decks, sidewalks, trails and other structures.

    Performs rough carpentry, concrete subsurface and finish work, masonry, sign work and plumbing for various types of projects and general maintenance tasks.

    Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations. 

    Maintains confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information.

    Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required. 

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes.

    Performs other job duties as assigned.

    SCOPE OF SUPERVISION

     Site Construction Technicians (3)

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED

    Asphalt paving machine; grader; roller; track hoe; loader; backhoe; bulldozer; skid steer; mini excavator; dump truck; utility truck; semi-trailer; pickup truck; chain saws, cut-off saw; pipe fusing machine; small power and hand tools; other job equipment as needed; computer; laptop; tablet; printers; copiers; telephone; smartphone;  other general office equipment and industry standard equipment.

    CONTACT WITH OTHERS

    GPHC staff; general public; contractors; vendors; consultants; sales and factory representatives; government officials; volunteers and other job contacts.

    CONFIDENTIAL DATA

    Non-public and sensitive information contained in personnel records; alarm codes.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Outdoor working conditions typical of a construction site including frequent exposure to sun, heat, cold, rain, snow, wind, dust, noise, biting insects, and rough terrain.  Regular exposure to fumes and noise from power equipment including dirt, dust, grease and other conditions associated with heavy equipment.  The employee is regularly exposed to usual safety hazards inherent in operating heavy equipment, tools and performing maintenance responsibilities.  Also normal office working conditions.

    USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The following physical demands are typically exhibited by position incumbents performing this job’s essential duties and responsibilities.  These physical demands are not, and should not be construed to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the employer, employee and/or applicant identify tasks where reasonable accommodations may need to be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties because of an ADA disability.

    The employee performs manual labor and operates heavy equipment for site construction projects.  The employee performs administrative tasks typical of a construction manager and supervisor including working from an office, common employee areas in field locations and a fleet vehicle.

    The employee frequently exhibits manual dexterity performing job duties, and frequently talks and hears when working and interacting with job contacts.

    The employee frequently stands for extended periods of time, and occasionally stands, sits and walks.  The employee occasionally will crawl or work on their knees, back or in other awkward positions.  The employee occasionally will work in confined spaces such as manholes, meter pits and trenches.

    Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision, with the ability to adjust focus when operating equipment and tools or reading construction plans and manuals.

    Employee regularly lifts items up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lifts items up to 75 pounds.

    The employee exerts heavy physical effort in lifting, pushing, raking and pulling up.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of: maintenance and construction methods; safety practices; paving methods, materials and equipment including concrete and asphalt; construction equipment functions, operation and maintenancemanagement principles and practices; budget management;; bidding and contract procedures; GPHC policies and procedures; sustainability principles and practices; utility locating;  industry related computer software; local and state building and zoning codes; zoning and permitting processes.

    Ability to: perform manual labor for extended periods of time; work under adverse conditions; apply supervisory and construction principles to practical works situations; facilitate all phases of construction projects; develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates; provide explanation in layperson’s terms; be assertive in working with contractors on-site and dealing with construction issues.

    Exhibit good problem solving and good judgement in keeping with the mission of the park district; maintain confidential and sensitive information; understand and demonstrate respect for cultural and socio-economic differences; support a working atmosphere consistent with Great Parks’ equal employment opportunity; embrace and support constructive change; consistently follow safety and security procedures and practices; contribute toward building a positive team working environment; establish and maintain an effective working relationship with associates, officials, general public, and other job

    Education Requirements (Any)

    High School Diploma/GED
    Associates Degree

    Certification Requirements (All)

    Class "B" Commercial Driver's License
    State Motor Vehicle Operator's License

    Additional Information / Benefits

    QUALIFICATIONS

    An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities.  An example of an acceptable qualification is:

    Associate’s Degree or equivalent certified course work and training in Construction Management or related field with 5 to 7 years work experience in site construction and site supervision, operation of heavy equipment and project management including an advanced knowledge of construction methods.  Applicant must pass alcohol and drug test upon initial employment and thereafter as a condition of employment. 

    Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

    LICENSE OF CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License that meets GPHC current carrier guidelines.

    Possession of a Class “B” Commercial Driver’s License (CDL); must obtain Class “A” CDL within 6 months of employment.  First Aid and CPR.

    Typical salary range for the position will be between $24.75-$30.94 depending on experience, full salary range for the position is $24.75-$37.13
    Applications must be received by 11:59 pm, on July 31, 2020.

    Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law

    Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance

    This job reports to the Director of Facilities & Infrastructure

    This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

    Number of Openings for this position: 2


  • July 16, 2020 2:43 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Sustainergy (an initiative of Co-op Cincy)

    • Competitive wages $40k - $50k (wages plus commissions)

    • FREE College Education for you and your family

    • Obtain yearly dividends as you become a business owner

    • Flexible scheduling

    • Paid training

    • Paid vacations, holidays, and health insurance

    Sustainergy is a worker-owned energy improvement company that helps homeowners reduce energy and CO2 emissions while increasing indoor comfort.  We are known for the great care we take with our clients and employees alike as well as the environment.   

    We believe in:

    • participatory management, where everyone is heard and contributes to decision making.

    • worker ownership rather than just management since every worker participates in the business success.  

    • the fast-paced growing green construction industry

    • our brand which is recognized by our outstanding customer reviews 

    • protecting the planet by cutting homeowners CO2 emissions up to 50%.

    The Location: 

    • Sustainergy is based in Cincinnati, OH, which one of the greenest and most affordable cities in the country. 

    Position Requirements:

    • Building construction knowledge or experience

    • BPI certified or equivalent; or willingness become certified.

    • Ability to climb into and move around attics, crawl spaces and other small areas to estimate jobs.

    • Active learner and ability to build skills in selling energy projects.   

    • Practice mentorship and transfer knowledge to employees.

    • Positive attitude and highly motivated is a must 

    • Good oral and written communication skills

    • Some Saturdays required and after 4:00pm weekday appointment

    • Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record and reliable transportation is a MUST.

     Responsibilities:

    • Communicate with prospective customers in a timely manner 

    • Present, promote, and sell energy products/services using solid rationale.

    • Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis for customers that meet their needs


  • July 16, 2020 2:40 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Sustainergy (an initiative of Co-op Cincy)

    Reports To: Lead Insulation Installer

    As the Insulation installer, this position is primarily responsible for ensuring that residential weatherization projects are completed with the highest quality work. This person will insulate residential buildings. 

    The Insulation Installer will have the opportunity to become a worker-owners and be part of Sustainergy’s business model.  While on the path to becoming a worker-owner of Sustainergy Cooperative, this position is responsible for advancing the goals of the company and may include doing some sales.

    Position Responsibilities

    The Insulation Installer responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following: (Training will be provided)

    • Complete the retrofitting work for single family residential buildings; taking responsibility for safety, craftsmanship, and quality.

    • Help Lead Insulation Installer to ensure the efficient and timely completion of work.

    • Interact with potential clients to sell Sustainergy’s services.

    • Be Sustainergy’s strongest advocate to the public and potential clients not only by performing exceptional work, but also in personal interactions with customers.

    • Be willing to receive ongoing training.

    • Make sure that clients’ property are properly covered and cleaned during the install.

    Position Qualifications           

    • Demonstrated skills, knowledge, and experience directly related to residential insulation.

    • Specific insulation knowledge and the ability to follow direction

    • Basic leadership skills.

    • Good oral communication skills.

    • Ability to maintain personal composure, tactfully handle difficult situations, and interpret questions correctly; ability to behave in a friendly, understanding, helpful, and professional manner with clients and other workers.

    • Flexibility, willingness, and ability to perform some sales work, encouraged, but no required.

    • Interested in eventually becoming an owner of the business and taking responsibility for its success.

    Work Experience and Certification

    • With some residential insulation

    • Valid Driver’s License

    • OSHA 10 hr. certified, preferred, but not required

    • High School Diploma or GED, preferred, but not required

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to use company equipment, tools, and materials including ladders, hand tools, carpenter’s tools, diagnostic/testing equipment and tools, drafting equipment, and others; ability to get to and from work.

    • Ability to exert physical effort in light to moderate work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling; ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; ability to climb and balance.

    In addition to the above requirements, any Lead Insulation Installer or Insulation installer hired for the position to be expected to study and understand the business’ model.

    Please send your cover letter and resume to sustainergy@sustainergy.coop for consideration soon or contact Flequer Vera at 513.295.7241. 

    Download: Insulation Technician Job Position


  • July 10, 2020 9:37 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Cincinnati Nature Center

    Director of Finance & Business Services

    Cincinnati Nature Center is seeking an experienced professional to lead the Finance and Business Services Department with responsibility for the operating budget, investment management, annual audit, risk management, information technology, and oversight of the Events LLC.  The Director of Finance will work very closely with the Executive Director and the finance committee, who re-adjust, and implement a comprehensive budget to support the strategic plan.

    Cincinnati Nature Center, founded in 1965, is a nationally recognized leader in environmental education and conservation with: 14,000 member households,  over 200,000 visitors per year, 80+ regular staff, 400+ dedicated volunteers, a $5 M operating budget, a $24 25 M endowment, and two properties in Clermont County east of Cincinnati totaling  1,775 acres.  For more information go to: www.CincyNature.org 

    The Director of Finance will report to the Executive Director; working in collaboration with the Leadership Team comprised of Conservation, Development and Marketing, Education, Engagement, and Human Resource departments. The Finance Department is comprised ofDirect reports in the Business Services department include an Accounting Manager, an Accounting Coordinator, an IT Manager, a Nature Shop Manager, and a Rental Associate.

    Candidates should have knowledge of non-profit fund accounting, at least five years of experience in non-profit finance, experience negotiating and managing contracts, experience in leading a team of professionals with a collaborative style, and a working knowledge of information technology management, and an entrepreneurial spirit.  Candidates must be committed to the Nature Center’s mission, personable, highly organized, articulate, and have a sense of humor.  A Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree and an excellent command of the English language are required.  Knowledge of and commitment to sustainable practices are preferred.

    Salary will be commensurate with experience.  The position is currently open and will be filled as soon as the right candidate is found.  

    To apply Click Here or visit www.CincyNature.org.  Please include a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and qualifications when applying.   

    Employer is EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

    Purpose  

    With general direction from the Executive Director, lead and direct all finance, business, risk management, and information technology activities of Cincinnati Nature Center.  Work in a collaborative manner to provide direction to all finance, accounting, and IT staff, and serve as a member of the Leadership Team. Manage, direct, and execute all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service, and in keeping with the Nature Center’s Mission and Core Values.

    Direct/oversee:  Accounting Manager, IT Manager, Nature Shop

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    FINANCE (50%):

    • Lead and direct all activities associated with accounting, budgeting, audit, taxes, investments, financial analysis, and forecasting.

    • Oversee all vendor negotiations, legal contracts, business projections, and risk management.

    • Ensure accurate, consistent, and timely reporting of financial results to appropriate staff, board, and volunteer teams.

    • Ensure regular and timely reconciliation of financial results and provide staff and trustees with appropriate financial reports. 

    • Regulatory compliance: Advise Executive Director on applicable state and federal laws and regulations and develop policies and practices necessary to comply with those regulations and ensure compliance with same. 

    BUSINESS SERVICES (40%):

    • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Direct and supervise all activities associated with developing and maintaining computer network, software and terminals, phone and data systems, radios, projection, security, and other electronic equipment.

    • NATURE SHOP: Direct and supervise all activities associated with the gift shop including, budgeting, purchasing, ongoing events and art shows.

    • EVENT RENTALS, LLC: Oversee the strategic direction of rentals through an LLC.  Maintain liquor license.

    LEADERSHIP TEAM (10%):

    • Serve on Leadership Team and participate in development, implementation, and auditing of the Nature Center’s three year strategic planning process.

    • Collaborate with Development Department for grants; prospect identification, preparation, administration, evaluation, and reporting.

    Additional Job Responsibilities

    • BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Serve as staff liaison to Finance and Facilities Committee.  Assist and support Facilities Committee meetings.  Attend full Board Meetings, recommend potential trustee prospects, and assist with new trustee orientation.  

    • COMMUNITY: Represent the Nature Center in the local community.

    • SITE: Pay attention to the appearance, cleanliness, and safety of Nature Center grounds.  Notify Director of Visitor Experience of any aberrations.

    • SPECIAL EVENTS: Attend organizational functions/events held on evenings or weekends.

    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.

    Education and Competencies:

    • Master’s degree in Accountancy or equivalent

    • Knowledge of non-profit fund accounting

    • Working knowledge of investment practice and concepts

    • Budget management experience

    • Four to six years of experience in a related position with a minimum of 10+ in an accounting/finance role

    Communication:

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information

    Qualifications:

    • Collaborative leadership style 

    • Demonstrated thorough knowledge of accounting practices and procedures

    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, especially in planning

    • Commitment and ability to articulate Cincinnati Nature Center’s Mission

    • Experience with MS Office products and accounting software required 

    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

    • A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit

    • General interest in nature and the environment

    • Must pass background and credit checks and remain current on First Aid/CPR certification

    Computer Skills:

    • Proficient using word processing and spreadsheet software

    • Proficient using accosting related software

    Work Environment:

    • The work is performed on-site, indoors in an office environment and outdoors in a nature preserve.

    • Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences may be required. When a Nature Center vehicle is not available, the use of personal vehicle (reimbursed at IRS recommended rate) may be needed for Cincinnati Nature Center business.

    Physical Demands:

    • This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.

    • Sitting for extended periods of time while using a keyboard to enter financial transactions


  • July 08, 2020 8:57 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Boone County Solid Waste

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    Boone County Fiscal Court is now hiring for four(4) Seasonal Solid Waste Services Recycling Technician.

    The Solid Waste Services Recycling Technician performs duties within the Public Works Department, under the direct supervision of a Solid Waste Services Crew Leader and Solid Waste Services Supervisor

    The Solid Waste Services Recycling Technician will:

    • Assist Solid Waste Services Crew Leader with the operation of the recycling center and the drop-off locations, including on the job training as needed.
    • Assist with the servicing and maintenance of equipment and tools used by Solid Waste Services.
    • Operate vehicles, trucks and equipment as needed for the recycling program.

    These positons are funded by the National Dislocated Worker Grant through the Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (NKWIB).  Eligible applicants are those that have been displaced from their employment due the

    COVID 19 Pandemic and will require additional certification by the Kentucky Career Center if chosen as a candidate to hire.

    Minimum wage $12.00/hr(negotiable within limits with experience). To apply for this position go to our website at https://www.boonecountyky.org/departments/human_resources/employment_opportunities.aspx



  • July 08, 2020 8:54 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Boone County Solid Waste

    Boone County Fiscal Court hiring for a Seasonal Solid Waste Services Recycling Technician.

    The Solid Waste Services Recycling Technician performs duties within the Public Works Department, under the direct supervision of a Solid Waste Services Crew Leader and Solid Waste Services Supervisor

    The Solid Waste Services Recycling Technician will:

    ·          Assist Solid Waste Services Crew Leader with the operation of the recycling center and the drop-off locations, including on the job training as needed.

    ·          Assist with the servicing and maintenance of equipment and tools used by Solid Waste Services.

    ·          Operate vehicles, trucks and equipment as needed for the recycling program.

    This person must have knowledge of County policies, specifications and solid waste procedures, as well as, knowledge of Boone County Jail’s specific procedures

    Must be 21 years of age and have the ability to work with Jail inmates.

    Minimum wage $10.00/hr. To apply for this position go to our website at www.boonecountyky.org.


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