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  • January 25, 2017 2:54 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    Title: Park Maintenance Technician

    GRADE: 8.00 (part-time, year-round) Employment in this position is part time and may require an irregular work schedule including weekends, and holidays depending on the season of the year or as conditions warrant.

    STATUS: Regular non-exempt. As needed, employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as seasonal and/or intermittent workers, volunteers, employment program participants, or community service workers.

    REPORTS TO: Park Manager, or as assigned

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

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape development and upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, mowing and trimming around park grounds as needed, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.

    2. 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.

    3. Uses and maintains wrenches, pruners, trimmers, brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, blowers, brushes, rollers, shovels, rakes, hammers and other common hand tools.

    4. Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles, APVs, snow plows, tractors, mowers, brush hogs, loaders and other equipment.

    5. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

    6. Aids in general public programming and special events as assigned.

    7. Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.

    8. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

    9. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

    10. Other duties as assigned.

    11. Assists with conservation, wildlife management, and land stewardship activities in assigned areas.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. High school diploma or GED; and a minimum of 18 years of age is required at the time of employment.

    2. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience or experience in a related field is preferred for this position.

    3. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public;

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

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

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

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

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

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 2:49 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    Title: Natural Resource Technician

    GRADE: 8.00 (part-time, year-round,) Employment in this position is part-time and may require an irregular work schedule including weekends, and holidays depending on the season of the year or as business conditions warrant.

    STATUS: Regular, Non-Exempt.

    REPORTS TO: Environmental Projects Manager or as assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Environmental Projects Manager performs a variety of Land Stewardship duties and manual labor tasks related to the maintenance and improvement of various natural resources including land, water, and recreational areas.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Assists with conservation, wildlife management, and land stewardship activities in assigned areas.

    2. Assist with prescribed fires, invasive plant control, and nuisance wildlife as directed.

    3. Use and maintain equipment including chain saws, pole saws, blowers, brush cutters, back pack sprayers, skid sprayers, tractors, four wheel drive utility vehicles, skid steers, track loaders, and attachments in a safe and professional manner.

    4. Use and maintain hand tools including but not limited to pruners, trimmers, shovels, rakes, hammers, paint brushes, rollers and cleaning equipment including brooms, mops, and vacuum cleaners.

    5. Aids in general public programming and special events as assigned.

    6. Aids in maintenance duties including, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape development and upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, mowing and trimming around park grounds as needed, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.

    7. Prepares and maintains facilities and equipment for use by performing duties such as cleaning, painting, tightening, etc. or assigned reservable areas, recreational equipment, shelters, and park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, storage rooms, kitchen areas and restrooms.

    8. Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles including watercraft, snow plows, mowers, and other equipment to accomplish assigned tasks.

    9. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

    10. Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.

    11. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

    12. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

    13. Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS **:

    1. High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment. At least 2 years of natural resource or grounds maintenance experience with a park agency, landscape or grounds maintenance company, or similar organization is preferred for this position.

    2. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public;

    3. Knowledge of and ability to operate common maintenance equipment, hand tools, recreational equipment.

    4. The ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is all also required for this position.

    5. 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.

    6. Basic computer and software competency, which includes use of email, spreadsheets, word processing and PowerPoint required.

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

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

    9. 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.

    10. 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.

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

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 2:33 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 PM June 30, 2017

    Title: Facility Attendant

    GRADE: 9.0 (Intermittent, Part-Time) this is an intermittent part-time hourly position. Work will include extended hours and/or an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

    STATUS: Regular. Employee does not regularly supervise other personnel. Non-exempt.

    REPORTS TO: Park Manager, or as assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: 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.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. 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.

    2. 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.

    3. Uses and maintains wrenches, pruners, trimmers, brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, blowers, brushes, rollers, shovels, rakes, hammers and other common hand tools.

    4. Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles, APVs, snow plows, tractors, mowers, brush hogs, loaders and other equipment.

    5. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

    6. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

    7. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

    8. May be assigned to alternate locations throughout the employment period.

    9. Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment is required for this position.

    2. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience is preferred for this position or experience in a related field.

    3. The ability to perform the tasks required of this position and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is required for this position.

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

    6. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public;

    7. Ability to work a flexible, intermittent schedule and capability 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.

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

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

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 PM June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    Title: Bartender/Host 

    GRADE: 9.0 (Intermittent, Part Time) This is an intermittent part time hourly position as work will include extended hours and/or an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays 

    STATUS: Regular. Employee does not routinely supervise other staff members 

    REPORTS TO: Facility & Event Manager or as assigned 

    GENERAL DUTIES: Under supervision of the Facility & Event Manager performs a variety of general-purpose duties as required to facilitate the rental, food service operation, bar service and associated operational needs at the Voice of America Park. 

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*: 

    1. Food and bar service duties may include handling, preparation of and selling food, beverages (alcoholic and/or non-alcoholic) and other items, AV setup, stocking shelves and cleaning the kitchen, concession areas, stock rooms, patio, gazebo, and Lodge areas including the associated restrooms. 

    2. Follows State, local and MetroParks health regulations policies relative to the safe preparation, handling and sale of food, kitchen utensils, and disposal of garbage in appropriate containers. Complies with State regulations pursuant to the sale and purchase of beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages. 

    3. Moves, sets up and takes down tables, chairs and other equipment. Direct all general heating and maintenance requests to the Facility & Event Manager. Complete appropriate maintenance request forms with an explanation of work requested.

    4. Operates and maintains integrity of the POS cash register/credit card operating system. 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 of any cash handling or product inventory discrepancies pursuant to established accounting procedures. Position Description – Bartender/Host Page 2 of 3 9/25/14 acp 

    5. Meets and deals with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members. 

    6. It is prohibited by Board Policy to solicit or accept gratuities or tips of any kind from park visitors, clients, caterers or anyone else for services performed as part of this position. 

    7. Maintains a professional business working relationship with the approved Voice of America caterers. 

    8. Forwards all general heating and maintenance requests to the Facility & Event Manager completing appropriate maintenance request forms with an explanation of work requested. 

    9. Operates non-licensed motor vehicles or APVs. 

    10.Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual. 

    11.Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records. 

    12.Other duties as assigned. 

    QUALIFICATIONS**: 

    1. High school diploma or GED; minimum of 21 years of age at the time of employment, competent working knowledge of Ohio statutes relative to the preparation, sale, handling and/or dispensing of alcoholic beverages is required of candidates for and employees in this position. Competent working knowledge of Ohio and local regulations relative to the safe preparation, sale, handling and food in a retail environment and previous retail experience is preferred for this position. 

    2. Knowledge of audio-visual equipment setup including but not limited to: projectors, DVD players, VCRs, notebook computers, microphones, and PowerPoint software is preferred. Ability to operate a cash register, to track and accurately handle payments, make change, and process credit card payments is also necessary. 

    3. Must be able to lift and carry for at least 50 feet a cardboard container containing 24 full 12 oz. glass beverage bottles and other items of equivalent weight. 

    4. A valid certification in CPR from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association is required of applicants or applicants must become certified within six months of date of hire. Current employees (those employed as of April 15, 2008) shall become certified within one year, or before April 15, 2009. Once certified, all employees in this position shall remain so certified throughout employment. Position Description – Bartender/Host Page 3 of 3 9/25/14 acp 

    5. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public; general good health and ability to perform the physical labor tasks required of this position and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner are all also required for this position. 

    6. Bartender/Host is required to be available for intermittent/flexible/on-call work. Candidates are required to work independently and urged to take initiative when particular operating decisions are required. 

    7. 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. 

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

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017.

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 19, 2017 5:41 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District  

    Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District has two - 20 hrs/week temporary positions available. These 2 positions are each 20 hrs/week for a maximum of twelve weeks (max 240 hours). Position date: between May 15 - August 30, 2017. This position must be part of the student’s co-op/internship class in which students are currently enrolled.

    Duties Include:

    · Assist in staffing public event displays on weekends and evenings

    · Prep displays and give-a-ways for events

    · Inventory materials and restock after events

    · Possibly assist Stream Specialist in collecting stream data in field

    · Possibly provide public education presentations

    · Possibly produce or assist in production of web, print &/or video content

    · Other duties as assigned

    Skill required:

    · Currently taking coursework to attain or possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental sciences, engineering, education, public relations, communications, graphic design or another related field.

    · A direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to soil & water.

    · Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and enthusiastic manner.

    · Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office.

    · Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite or Geographic Information Systems is a plus.

    · Work well within a team: respect and support initiative of others; communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members.

    · Ability to lift at least 25 lbs., capable of working on rough terrain including streams and rivers.

    · Be available on most weekends and some evenings.

    · Have a Valid Driver’s license and Automobile insurance.

    · References, transcripts and writing samples should be provided upon request.

    Hourly salary - $12.00. Deadline for application - Feb 15, 2017.

    Send resume and cover letter to: Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District Attn: John Nelson, PR Specialist 22 Triangle Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246 or email: john.nelson@hamilton-co.org, Tel: 513.772.7645

    Visit our web site at www.hcswcd.org

  • January 18, 2017 5:22 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Freestore Foodbank

    Freestore Foodbank is hiring! We have an immediate opening for Giving Fields Farm Manager. This is a full-time position with a robust benefits plan and will be located at our community farm in Melbourne, KY.

    The Giving Fields is a collaborative effort between the Freestore Foodbank, Doug and Sheila Bray, Northern Kentucky community partner agencies, and the UK Cooperative Extension office that provides fresh fruits and vegetables to our neighbors who need our help. The 10-acre community farm is located at 101 Anderson Avenue in Melbourne, Kentucky. Some of the produce grown at the Giving Fields includes: blueberries, apples, strawberries, lettuce, kale, onions, peppers, tomatoes, broccoli, green beans and so much more!

    Duties to include but not limited to: Under the supervision of the Director of Community Partnerships and Programs, manage the daily on-site farm operation in cooperation with the Manager of Community Partnerships – KY. Responsible for developing and implementing an annual farm plan. Support the implementation of Lean Management principles and philosophies that support the goal of hunger relief.

    Responsibilities:

    • Within budgetary constraints, responsible for the implementation, planning and coordination of the farm plan.
    • Manage the planting, irrigation, chemical application, harvesting and recordkeeping for the farm
    • Responsible for the procurement of seeds, plants, fertilizers, pesticides, equipment, parts and supplies necessary for the farm operation
    • Maintains farm infrastructure, soil enhancement, irrigation, fencing, drainage, farm equipment and tools
    • Communicates with the Manager of Community Partnerships, Northern Kentucky on matters related to the Freestore Foodbank
    • Serve as the Freestore Foodbank liaison to the community, meeting and greeting volunteers as well as providing education sessions to school groups
    • In conjunction with Volunteer Manager responsible for the recruiting, directing and training of seasonal labor, interns, VISTAs, contractors, and volunteers.
    • During the off-season work at the Freestore Foodbank in various positions as needed

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and/or three years relevant experience in a small farming operation preferably in vegetable and orchard production. Knowledge of warehouse operations a plus
    • Able to operate and maintain farm tractor, farm implements, sprayers, trailers, mowers, weed eaters and various hand tools
    • Knowledge with types, uses and applications of fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides
    • Must obtain and maintain required chemical use certifications
    • Strong leadership skills and proven success in leading and supervising team members
    • Ability to work independently
    • Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Working experience in the use of Internet technology applications and MS Office Suite
    Physical requirements:
    • Walking, driving, typing, talking, sitting, analyzing, remembering, problem solving, balancing, stooping, kneeling, smelling and tasting . Regularly lift and move up to 50 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 100 lbs.

    Company Information

    Freestore Foodbank is one of Ohio’s largest food banks. We distribute 23 million meals annually through a network of about 350 community partner agencies serving 20 counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Our mission is to provide food and services, create stability, and further self-reliance for people in crisis.

    To apply, e-mail your information and salary requirement to apply@freestorefoodbank.org or go to http://freestorefoodbank.org/about/bios/careers/ and fill out an application online.

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

  • January 17, 2017 5:26 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: City of Fairfield

    The City of Fairfield is currently accepting applications for the following part-time positions:

    • Part-Time Cashier - Golf Pro Shop (Cart Attendant)
    • Part-Time Cashier - Concessions (Fairfield Greens)
    • Part-Time Lifeguard
    • Part-Time Recreation Leader (Summer Camp Leader)
    • Part-Time Laborer - Parks Maintenance
    • Part-Time Laborer - Golf Maintenance
    • Part-Time Recreation Programmer - Naturalist
    • Part-Time Recreation Leader - Kidz Klub Instructor (2016 - 2017 School Year)
    • Part-Time Facility Attendant
    • Fitness Instructors & Spinning Instructors  

    Please note that some of these positions are only seasonal.

    How to apply: The City of Fairfield only takes online applications. Please visit our website at www.fairfield-city.org to apply.

  • January 03, 2017 4:43 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Greenacres Foundation

    Job Description:

    The Water Quality Educator (WQE) is responsible for developing and conducting education programs, camps and workshops for school age students and adults. In addition, the WQE will develop and utilize volunteers, maintain the River Education Center facilities and stay current in the water quality field. The WQE will assist the Director in the development and scheduling of education programs that reflect the mission of Greenacres.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Science with 5 years’ experience educating youth.
    • Upper Elementary/Junior High and High School teaching certificate preferred.
    • Teaching experience with a passion for working with students using hands-on activities in small group settings.
    • Demonstrated skills in developing water-related educational activities and courses of study that align with academic content standards and other youth/outreach programs.
    • Ability to operate and calibrate lab equipment and perform other chemistry tests.
    • Background in aquatic ecology and environmental studies preferred.

    Job Responsibilities:

    Education Programs

    • Assist with scheduling, coordinating, developing, and teaching programs for school groups (4-12) and other community groups.
    • Assist with scheduling, coordinating, developing, and teaching summer camps in conjunction with other Greenacres educators.
    • Assist the Water Quality Director with developing new education programs that reflect the mission of Greenacres.
    • Maintain the River Education Center facility.
    • Create education materials to enhance the water quality program

    Miscellaneous Duties

    • Establish/maintain education spaces on the River Center Education property in order to conduct educational opportunities for students and community members.
    • Assist with Citizen Water Quality Monitoring Program and other Citizen Science Initiatives.
    • Schedule and oversee scout programs and community service days.
    • Help recruit and train volunteers.
    • Contribute to program updates for reporting purposes.
    • Perform outreach programs for schools and community organizations/fund-raisers.
    • Participate in conferences/workshops to enhance knowledge, improve programming, and provide networks with other professionals.
    • Help maintain equipment and lab inventory.
    • Serve on a Greenacres Education Department Committee.
    • Occasional weekend and evening programs.
    • Perform additional duties as necessary.

    Employment dependent on the ability to pass a physical, drug screen and Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation fingerprinted background check.

    Send resume and cover letter to: Greenacres Foundation - Attn: HR, 8255 Spooky Hollow Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242 or by email to HR@Green-acres.org.

  • January 03, 2017 3:19 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: U.S. Green Building Council 

    JOB TITLE: Project Manager, Southwest Ohio

    DEPARTMENT: Community

    REPORTS TO: Director, Ohio

    DATE: December 28, 2016

    PLEASE SEND RESUMES TO:

    President, USGBC Ohio Southwest Region

    Eric Anderson, AICP, LEED AP ND | KZF Design eric.anderson@kzf.com

    General Description

    The Project Manager position is the first line of engagement for those interested in getting involved with USGBC locally and supports programmatic and administrative functions. The Project Manager is a skilled professional with a wide range of administrative, event management and technical skills to assist, oversee, and implement educational programs, events, and communications. The project manager manages online set up and administration of events, electronic communications, social media, and web updates for USGBC locally.

    The Project Manager also manages processes and systems related to back-office functions for USGBC including customer service, accounts payable/receivable, and database administration. The Project Manager assists with, oversees, and implements educational events and programs with volunteer leaders. He/she recruits and manages the volunteer leadership that plans and executes local programming and events. This position is also responsible for ensuring relevant, mission-based, and high-caliber programming; strong attendance at local events; and corporate and community partnerships that enhance educational content.

    The Project Manager position is based in Southwest Ohio and supports USGBC Ohio’s Southwest Region. A portion of this position may support other regions of Ohio, remotely. Routine travel around Southwest Ohio is expected with minimal travel to other parts of Ohio. Regular evening work and occasional weekends are required for this position.

    Specific Responsibilities Include

     Support local initiatives and events administration, including logistics, budget tracking, and evaluation for individual programs and events to support overall program evaluation.

     Assist with generation of content for the website, newsletter and social media tools related to individual community engagement activities.

     Manage online event registration, social media, and e-communications related to local activities, events, and initiatives.

     Identify and submit local stories of interest for USGBC’s national website blog, specifically focusing on community engagement (i.e. ADVANCE, GADOS)

     Track and manage member information.

     Provide support to members via telephone and email.

     Develop and high-caliber educational program content with volunteer leaders/content experts

     Recruit and manage volunteers assigned to committees and at events.

     Generate job descriptions for, recruit, and manage the volunteer leadership assigned to local market committees.

     Develop and execute outreach strategies to promote local initiatives and events.

     Provide on-site support of regional events and programs

     Cultivate and maintain relationships with corporate and community organizations for the purpose of enhancing local offerings.

     Maintain up-to-date knowledge of market trends to ensure that the programming reflects these trends and initiatives.

     Cultivate funding sources for local programing, including grants, sponsorships, and ticket sales.

     Manage and generate website, newsletter and social media content related to local membership, programming and events.

     Engage in local, regional, and state advocacy initiatives

     Document program and event results for the purpose of assessing success and future planning, and informing annual reporting.

     Respond to inquiries related to local market activities.

    Employee Supervision

    This role does not supervise other employees, however manages volunteers.

    Travel Requirements

    Regular travel in Southwest Ohio. Periodic travel to other parts of Ohio/region.

    Metrics for Success

     Number of educational training programs

     Number of and visibility for local educational events and initiatives.

     Attendance at local USGBC sponsored events and participation in USGBC initiatives.

     Number of partnerships and amount of financial support secured in support of programming.

     Number of online articles, social media posts, e-blasts related to local programs/initiatives.

    Education & Training Requirements/Preferences

     Bachelor’s degree required

     LEED Green Associate or AP preferred Experience Requirements

     3 years’ experience developing educational programing or curriculum.

     3 years’ experience in community outreach or public relations.

     Preferred familiarity with the LEED system.

     Preferred experience with development and/or grant writing. Other Required Skills and Qualifications

     Ability to assist members and partners through strong customer service skills

     Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with diverse interests across all levels of the organization

     Strong project management skills

     Flexibility and ability to learn and adapt quickly

     Ability to take on responsibilities with minimal supervision

     Attention to detail and ability to multitask

     Creative problem solving and go-getter attitude, seeks process improvement

     Experience with membership tracking software, online program registration systems, social media platforms, customer service software, and database management systems

     Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule, including some evening and weekends

     Commitment to USGBC mission

     Knowledge of green building and ability to keep abreast of new standards and initiatives


  • January 03, 2017 3:05 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: The Flying Pig 

    Venue Recycling Program Manager

    The Flying Pig Marathon is seeking college students to be Venue Recycling Program Managers to assist the Flying Pig Sustainability Coordinator in the management of The Flying Pig Marathon event recycling.The Flying Pig Marathon strives to be a good steward of our environment and in 2016, with the assistance of Green Teams and Venue Recycling Program Managers, we diverted 75.7% of our event waste from the landfill.

    Candidates need to meet the following criteria:

    •  Have an interest in sustainability.
    •  Able to direct a group of volunteers on sustainable procedures.
    •  Available for planning meetings from February to April.
    •  Available to work a minimum of 40 hours race week (May 1 – May 7).
    •  Available at least one day the week after the event (May 8 – May 12).

    Duties include:

    • Bimonthly meetings February and March and weekly meetings in April with Sustainability
    • Coordinator on the Flying Pig sustainability procedures.
    • Meeting with contact person of volunteer groups to explain recycling/composting procedures.
    • Assist in design and set up of Green Zone at the P&G Health and Fitness Expo May 4.
    • Work at the Flying Pig booth in Green Zone at Expo May 5 and May 6.
    • Work finish line and post-race party Saturday, May 6.
    • Work finish line and post-race party Sunday, May 7.
    • Help with wrap-up of event week of May 8.

    Experience/Skills Needed:

    • Flexible working hours
    • Problem solving
    • Accept change and last minute needs or decisions.
    • Understanding that all duties are important.
    • Team oriented work force

    Compensation: All positions will receive a monthly stipend, amount to be determined.

    Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume by JANUARY 20, 2017 to:

    Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon

    Denise Hovey: Sustainability Coordinator

    644 Linn Street, Suite 626

    Cincinnati, OH 45203

    Phone 513.721.7447

    denise@flyingpigmarathon.com


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