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  • April 24, 2019 1:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Granny's Garden School

    Granny’s Garden School 501(c)(3) of Loveland, Ohio is seeking candidates with at least 1-year experience successfully designing and teaching experiential lesson plans for PreK through elementary age students. Strong affinity to and familiarity with food gardening, nutrition and/or life sciences is required.

    Primary Duties

    TEACHING

    • Effectively design and deliver garden-based science lessons to PreK- 5th grade in outdoor environment; leverage garden/nature trail as appropriate for time in season
    • Communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
    • Facilitate hands on learning experiences in the garden or nature trail
    • Effectively manage student behavior in partnership with teachers

    SITE SUPPORT - GARDEN and/or NATURE TRAIL

    • Manage appearance of school garden/nature trail during planning, preparation, and cleanup; enroll students in maintenance activities during class delivery
    • Maintain outdoor classroom facilities and equipment

    COMMUNICATIONS

    • Effectively communicate descriptions of lessons and availability for scheduling
    • Use relevant technology to support class scheduling and teacher engagement and confirmations
    • Contribute photography and social media posts to support program outreach
    • Collaborate with GGS Board on results and needs for garden program success

    An ideal candidate will possess:

    • Self-motivation; responsible, punctual, professional
    • High energy level; outgoing and friendly personality
    • Enthusiasm for working with children to build love of nature and fresh food
    • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail and problem solving ownership
    • Must be able to pass a background check

    Job Type and Pay

    This is an independent contract position paid per class delivered according to terms of agreed proposal. Per class fee must include all effort hours for class preparation, communications, delivery, clean-up and outdoor garden or nature trail maintenance tasks. Classes are held during the day either in the gardens of Loveland Elementary/Primary Schools, along the LES/LPS nature trail or in the classroom in case of inclement weather.

    Opportunities may be available for after school and camp programs. Scheduling is done through collaboration of GGS volunteer, teachers and garden educators using online scheduling tool. Payment is made after submission of invoice. Submit resume, references, and work proposal to info@grannysgardenschool.org.


  • April 22, 2019 2:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: The Public Safety Assistant II performs tasks which aid with the security and safety of persons and property within the parks, checks for and sells motor vehicle permits, and provides park information to park visitors and assists with traffic control.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Attends the entrance of an assigned park and sells motor vehicle permits. Dispenses MetroParks facility and programming information to visitors. Conducts surveys and collects data as assigned.
    • Makes correct change, reconciles cash on hand with unsold Motor Vehicle Permits and merchandise inventory at close of work shift, keeps accurate sales records and prepares deposits as instructed. Accurately operates cash registers and/or point of sale software and equipment as assigned. Follows organizational cash handling policies and Motor Vehicle Permit (MVP) sales guidelines.
    • Performs light maintenance including, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas at or near work station. Assists with security, traffic, parking, and crowd control for special events and other programs as assigned.
    • Reports emergencies, problems, safety issues, violations of park rules & regulations, and violations of state law in accordance with established procedures.
    • Closes and locks parks at established times, clears visitors from parks in a polite and courteous manner, checks and secures facilities and structures owned and operated by MetroParks as assigned.
    • Serves as a secure courier to facilitate the movement of interoffice documents between parks.
    • Operates motor vehicles or other vehicles and equipment owned or leased by MetroParks. Operates all motor vehicles and other equipment used to facilitate assigned duties in a responsible and safe manner.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage tasks.
    • Ability to follow all policies in the MetroParks Personnel Manual, Employee Safety Manual, and Ranger Policy Manual. Follows instructions and orders of supervisors and Rangers. Follows all post orders, directives, and other instructions. 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 in-person or via email, phone, or written document.
    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.
    • Ability to meet and deal 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.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment. Proficiency in basic mathematics. Previous sales experience is preferred for this position.
    • Good character with no felony convictions, disqualifying misdemeanor convictions, or history of theft offenses.
    • Possess 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.

    Learn more and apply here!

  • April 19, 2019 3:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Position Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Sustainability Coordinator, based in Winton Woods Park. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating initiatives, programs and policies that facilitate the long-term health of the environment, the park district and the public. This position will also collect and analyze information pertaining to use of resources, makes recommendations and tracks progress; engaging staff, volunteers, and the public in the process.

    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.
    • Assesses current level of sustainability in various components such as energy and water use, greenhouse gas emissions, recycling and waste diversion. Identifies opportunities for improvement, assesses feasibility of options, recommends actions and tracks goals regularly.
    • Prepares reports on proposed budget, cost savings, return on investment and progress including detailed analysis and benchmarking against peer agencies.
    • Develops and oversees the implementation of an agency sustainability plan; leads agency Sustainability Team to implement identified programs or initiatives.
    • Promotes understanding and awareness of sustainability issues with staff through conversations, trainings and presentations. Solicits ideas and feedback, as well as commitments to implement initiatives to achieve goals.
    • Maintains knowledge of agency policies and purchasing practices related to resource use, infrastructure planning and maintenance and advises Director of Natural Resources.
    • Prepares purchase requisitions. Adheres to purchasing card procedures and submits expenditures for supervisor approval Coordinates with the Marketing & Public Engagement team to engage the public at special events, through social media and other media platforms, publications and surveys.
    • Participates in regional efforts by representing Great Parks at meetings.
    • Demonstrates how sustainable policies and practices have environmental, economic and social benefits.
    • Answers questions and addresses concerns pertaining to sustainability initiatives.
    • Stays current on sustainability issues and best practices; pursues relevant accreditation and certification for self and Great Parks. Assists with grant applications, rebate programs and other funding sources.
    • 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.
    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:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in sustainability, engineering, or environmentally-related discipline, such as physical or biological sciences, and at least three years’ formal experience in managing sustainability initiatives.
    • 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.

    Please apply by visiting www.greatparks.org/jobs, applications must be received by 11:59pm, Thursday, May 2, 2019.

  • April 12, 2019 1:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Parks

    Want a Fun, Outdoor Job this Summer? Summer Day Camp Staff Needed in Cincinnati Parks!

    • Full day of paid training on 6/2 and 6/3 - 6/7 from 9:00am - 3:30pm.  
    • $10.44 per hour, no benefits, but a variety of skills gained. 
    • Must be available to work June 2 - August 2                

    NATURECAMP IN THE PARKS 

    • A nature-oriented daycamp program, ages 5 - 12, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks.
    • Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.
    • Develop your own lesson plans that include daily hikes, educational games, crafts and other nature activities for 12 campers per staff person each week.
    • Must work 9am - 3:30pm (Mon. - Fri.) and select Thursdays until 5 pm; up to 35 - 38 hrs/wk.

    PRESCHOOL DISCOVERY MORNINGS

    • A nature-oriented preschool program, ages 3 ½ - 5, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks (same as above).
    • Early Childhood Education majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.
    • Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature activities for 8 campers per staff person each week.
    • Must work from 8:45am - 12:45pm (Mon. - Fri.), and select Thursdays until 2pm, up to 20 - 25 hrs/wk.         

    NATURE NEXT DOOR

    • An award-winning, grant-funded program that visits 4 inner-city parks each week.
    • Work with a team to provide educational crafts, games and other hands-on activities for inner-city youth ages 4 - 13. Lesson plans are already created.
    • Education or Social Services majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.
    • Must work core hours from 9am - 2:30pm (Mon. - Fridays), about 23 - 26 hrs/wk.

    CAMPS AT NATURE CENTERS  

    • A nature-oriented daycamp program with set age ranges and themes that change weekly. Staff will work with campers from preschool to middle school age.
    • Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.
    • Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature and science activities for 8 - 12 campers per staff person each week.
    • Must be available to work hours ranging from 8am - 4pm (Mon. - Fri.), 34 - 38 hrs/wk. Late evening hrs or an overnight may be required on two evenings during the summer.           

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Basic knowledge of local nature and ecology and ability to communicate well with children.
    • Ability to work outdoors and maintain physical condition necessary for: sitting, standing, climbing, walking for prolonged periods of time; occasional light or moderate lifting and carrying required; occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.; able to hear sounds in low and high frequencies; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish colors, and the ability to adjust focus; must speak clearly and audibly.
    • Must be 18 years old, a high school graduate, and pass criminal police background checks.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license or state id; provide own transportation.


    Apply here before May 10th!


    For more information, contact:
    Erin Morris, Assistant Manager
    Cincinnati Park Board
    Phone: 513-321-6070   

    erin.morris@cincinnati-oh.gov 

    The City of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer.



  • April 11, 2019 3:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Under the supervision of the Facility & Event Manager, performs general-purpose duties as required to facilitate rentals and concession sales at assigned locations.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Retail duties include renting watercraft, cleaning boats, handling, and selling of live bait, emptying trash cans, selling: motor vehicle permits, fishing permits, and concession sales.
    • Responsible for set-up, operation and tear down for assigned special events.
    • Assists with transportation of cooking equipment, tents, beverage canister’s, tables, chairs and associated concession supplies required for special event.
    • Prepares and maintains park exterior and interior facilities for use by customers and the general public. Performs duties such as cleaning and routine maintenance of reservable areas, shelters, park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, and storage, kitchen and restroom areas.
    • Moves, sets up and takes down tables, chairs and other equipment and otherwise provides assistance to management staff before, and after during rentals and special events.
    • Tracks sales, uses cash register, issues receipts, makes change and handles cash and other payments accurately and, pursuant to established accounting procedures, assists with inventory as assigned, answers the telephone using proper telephone etiquette, takes and conveys messages and handles routine requests for information as instructed.
    • Aids in general public programming and special events as assigned.
    • Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: inventories, time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.
    • Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles and APVs.
    • Aids in the maintenance of landscape beds and plantings including watering, weeding, mulching etc.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to multitask while working independently.
    • Ability to operate a cash register to track and accurately handle payments and make change.
    • 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.
    • Follows MetroParks policies in Employee Guide and other policies as applicable.
    • 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.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment is required for this position.
    • Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions) is required of all persons who are candidates for employment or employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.
    • 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 points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Competent working knowledge of Ohio and local regulations relative to the safe preparation, sale, and handling of food in a retail environment and previous retail experience is preferred for this position.
    • Retail cash handling experience is preferred
    • Knowledge of fishing, boating, and water safety background is preferred.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    Employment in this position is intermittent and will include extended hours and/or an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays. Availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule and ability to work independently and take initiative when required are necessary for candidates for employment and employees currently working under the provisions of this position description. 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 and airborne and plant allergens. Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

    Learn more and apply here!

  • April 11, 2019 2:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Under the supervision of the Park Manager or his/her designee performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, for special events/tournaments such as field layout, cleaning restrooms, emptying trash receptacles, traffic and parking support, etc., and provides park information to park visitors.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: litter pick up, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, assisting with parking and crowd control for special events/tournaments 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.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage 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.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment is required for this position.
    • Previous grounds and building maintenance experience is preferred for this position or experience in a related field.
    • Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions) is required of all persons who are candidates for employment or employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.
    • 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.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    Ability to work a flexible, intermittent 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 and airborne and plant allergens. Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

    Physical Demands:

    General good health and ability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee will regularly lift and/or move up to 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.

    Learn more here!

  • April 11, 2019 2:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

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

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Food and bar service duties may include handling, preparation of, and selling food, beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and other items, AV setup, stocking shelves and cleaning kitchen, concession areas, stock rooms, patio, gazebo, and Lodge areas including associated restrooms.
    • Follows State, local and MetroParks health regulations and policies relative to the safe handling, preparation and sale of food, kitchen utensils, and disposal of garbage in appropriate containers. Complies with State regulations pursuant to the purchase and sale of beer, wine, and other alcoholic beverages.
    • Sets up, moves, and takes down tables, chairs, and other equipment. Direct all general heating and maintenance requests to the Facility & Event Manager. Completes appropriate forms with an explanation of work requested.
    • Operates and maintains the POS cash register/credit card systems. Completes Beverage Package Invoice/Deposit paperwork accurately and in a timely manner in order to make required bank deposits. Assists with inventory as assigned. Alerts Facility & Events Manager to any cash handling or product inventory discrepancies pursuant to established accounting procedures.
    • Operates non-licensed motor vehicles or APVs.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work independently, including opening and closing of buildings
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records
    • Knowledge of basic food preparation techniques
    • Knowledge of sanitation practices
    • Ability to understand and follow directions

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Minimum of 21 years of age at time of employment
    • Ability to operate a cash register, to track and accurately handle payments, make change, and process credit card payments
    • Certification in CPR from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association within six months of hire date
    • ServSafe Food Handler certification within six months of hire date.

    Preferred Education and Experience:

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

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

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

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

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

    Learn more here!

  • April 05, 2019 1:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Nature Center

    Purpose  

    Support ongoing efforts to solicit and manage grants and major gift funding for Cincinnati Nature Center programs and projects (capital, operating and endowment). Manage all activities related to foundation and government grants including prospect research, strategic planning, grant writing and donor reports. Also work with leadership to coordinate major donor prospect research and cultivation plans, with responsibility for a portfolio of major donor prospects. Work in a collaborative manner with the External Relations Team. Execute all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service, and in keeping with Cincinnati Nature Center Mission, Values and Principles.


    Essential Job Responsibilities

    FOUNDATION & GOVERNMENT FUNDING (80%):  

    • Prepare and submit grant proposals to foundation, corporate and government sources in order to meet organizational revenue needs for capital, operating and endowment.

    • Research local, regional and national foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for grants.

    • Develop and cultivate relationships with local and regional funding contacts as appropriate.

    • Collaborate with all relevant departments to gather information necessary for grant submission, grant reporting and monitoring.

    • Oversee and maintain internal grant tracking and reporting schedules.  

    • Manage the fulfillment of grant awards including communication to funders and preparation of interim and final reports.

    MAJOR DONOR FUNDING (20%):  

    • Assist Director of External Relations in developing and proposing strategies for solicitation of major gifts, including prospect research, cultivation and solicitation plans.

    • Coordinate an effective program for recognition, involvement and stewardship of major and special gifts donors.  

    • Manage a portfolio of major gift prospects, as assigned.

    • Create copy for donor communication materials.

    • Conduct ongoing prospect research on potential major donors.

    • Work with volunteer committee to achieve fundraising goals.


    Additional Job Responsibilities

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

    • Bachelor’s degree or higher

    • Minimum 2 years of experience with grant writing  

    • Minimum 5 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising


    Communication:

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

    • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information


    Qualifications:

    • Ability to make independent decisions using critical thinking skills

    • Collaborative working style

    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

    • Knowledge of fundraising software

    • Great customer service skills

    • A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit

    • General interest in nature and the environment

    • Must pass a background check


    Computer Skills:

    • Proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel and other related software

    • Experience with fundraising database programs such as Raiser’s Edge and Altru.


    Work Environment:

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

    • Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences may be required. The use of a 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.

    Learn more and apply here!

  • April 05, 2019 1:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Building Consulting 

    Job Description

    Green Building Consulting is seeking a summer intern to join our growing team in our Cincinnati, OH office located in historic Over-The-Rhine.

    Green Building Consulting (GBC) is the technical advisor for project and design teams in search of goal-oriented solutions to improving a structure’s comfort, safety, durability, indoor air quality, energy efficiency and long-term cost of ownership. GBC accomplishes this through a consultative approach that allows us to partner with the client on their search for high performance building education, analysis, design and/or certification.

    Essential Duties

    • Subscribe to our goals and objectives, including geographic and project-type diversity
    • Become a complementary member of our team as a whole, and on a project-by-project basis
    • Produce work using computer aided design/drafting hardware and software
    • Work on several projects at one time
    • Field measure and document existing buildings
    • Other duties as needed and assigned

    Qualifications

    • Enrolled in an academic institution making progress toward a Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and apply architectural and mechanical design principles
    • Hands-on experience with any of the following is a plus:
      • Modeling/energy modeling residential or commercial buildings
      • Mechanical design for residential or commercial buildings
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Self-directed and can work independently with minimal supervision.

    Above all else, our team members are expected to have a positive, can-do attitude and be flexible as to job responsibilities. Our environment is fast-paced and we welcome individuals who are capable and interested in being a part of a progressive firm with regional and national-level clients.

    To Apply

    Email resume to Kelly Phipps at kphipps@greenbldgconsulting.com with “GBC Summer Internship 2019” in the subject line. Cover letter optional.


  • April 01, 2019 4:56 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: The employee in this position is responsible for the oversight of scheduling for MetroParks facilities, grounds, and program reservations; special events/contracts; and implementation of related policies and procedures and requires the exercise of discretion and independent judgement. The Manager of Visitor Services supervises assigned personnel who perform Visitor Services functions.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Responsible for the supervision, coordination and/or implementation of facility, grounds and program reservations, special event and tournament scheduling and contract development.
    • Responsible for the MetroParks reservations system, and trains MetroParks staff utilizing reservation system software and processes. In the absence of subordinate staff, performs receptionist duties and/or makes/takes reservations. Provides general park system information in response to inquiry and facilitates communication between staff and between customers and staff as assigned.
    • Responsible for maintaining, organizing accurate and up to date facility reservation paperwork, including lease agreements, payments, changes, etc. or supervises the same.
    • Recommends policies, long-range goals and objectives for or related to assigned divisions.
    • Develops and implements management plans and procedures for assigned functions.
    • Prepares division/department budget information as assigned. Researches potential costs and revenues, for specific projects, activities or for assigned division/department. Requests and purchases services, supplies, materials and necessary equipment according to established policies, or supervises same.
    • Supervises, directs or takes inventories of supplies and equipment. Conducts necessary correspondence and prepares required reports in a timely manner.
    • Supervises, schedules, trains and provides regular guidance and direction to staff, volunteers and special work program enrollees as assigned and/or supervises subordinate staff who do so.
    • Responsible for the general MetroParks office supply system. Including periodically researching competitive pricing, inventory control, ordering and distribution of supplies and working with MetroParks staff to forecast annual needs for accurate budgeting each year.
    • Responsible for managing contracts/accounts for MetroParks reservation software, phone system and copy machines. Including development of RFPs and otherwise researching competitive pricing, recommending equipment purchases, developing procedures and maintenance/service contract negotiation.
    • Collects payments, fees, oversees and/or performs sales, keeps accurate sales records and other revenue functions in a timely and accurate fashion pursuant to organizational policy and/or supervised and requires the same from subordinates assigned to perform these duties.
    • Works closely with the Facility and Events Manager, Administration, Community Relations, and Operations to support all assigned enterprise operations. Works with staff to identify target markets and prepare strategies to generate business prospects.
    • Conducts meetings, and makes presentations as needed. Routinely attends meetings as a representative of MetroParks.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage administrative detail through the use of established high standards of procedure.
    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records. Requires subordinates to operate within same guidelines.
      • Duty includes the exercise of discretion and independent judgment with respect to MetroParks matters of significance.
    • Must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public in-person or via email, phone, or written document.
    • Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with supervisors, other staff members, customers, and volunteers and exhibit a “can do” positive attitude which maximizes the efficient utilization of all available resources to accomplish assigned tasks. Responds in a timely fashion to customer and staff communications.
    • 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.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • A minimum of a two (2) year degree from an accredited college or technical school in business administration, management, hospitality accounting or a closely related field; or a high school diploma and a minimum of five (5) years prior applicable experience.
    • At least three (3) years prior experience as a proven effective supervisor, and must have the ability to effectively motivate assigned subordinates and/or volunteers (proven leadership skills), and demonstrated high level of reliability to complete assigned and necessary tasks in a timely and efficient manner is required at the time of employment.
    • Proficiency in filing; knowledge of proper telephone etiquette; good diction; knowledge of proper word usage, punctuation and letter-writing skills; fluent in conversational English; and competency in the correct operation of standard office equipment.
    • Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook or similar non-proprietary software. Basic computer and software competency, which includes use of email, spreadsheets, and word processing is required. Experience with event scheduling software and graphic design software a plus.
    • 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 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 and thereafter.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.
    • Good moral character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions).

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Experience with event scheduling software and database management.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    This position is a full-time, exempt position that performs administrative, confidential and supervisory tasks; has the authority to implement hiring, transfer, suspension, layoff, recall, promotion, discharge, reward and/or discipline of other employees requiring use of independent judgement. Candidate must maintain a flexible schedule which may include work on evenings, holidays and weekends. The Manager of Visitors Services shall carry a smart phone and respond to priority calls and urgent emails 24 hours a day.

    Physical Demands:

    General good health as it relates to the ability to perform the tasks required of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the Manager of Visitor Services is regularly required to stay in a stationary position, to traverse, and to converse effectively. This employee may occasionally move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodation will be made for known physical limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.

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