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  • August 26, 2019 12:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Building Consulting

    Documentation Specialist

    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    $30,000 - $35,000 a year

    As a Documentation Specialist, you will complete all research, calculations, and preparation of documentation for Green Building Consulting projects. You will provide supporting materials for green and/or energy efficient building program verification, and you will be required to interface between internal and external project teams to collect raw data for analysis. Documentation specialists gain a thorough understanding of compliance requirements for a range of green building programs. This is an entry level position that has the potential to lead to future roles as a Project Manager and/or energy and green program Field Rater.


    • Good verbal and written communication skills, including a thorough understanding of proper email etiquette.
    • Affinity to learning new computer software and proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel. Experience with Sketchup or a similar program is preferable.
    • Good interpersonal skills; ability to deal effectively with clients of all types and on all levels of a company structure.
    • Skilled in internet research and general technology competence.
    • Ability to work well in an open concept office environment.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills. Attention to detail.
    • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities and recognize/prioritize competing tasks and deadlines.
    • Ability to research, analyze, and problem solve independently. Self-sufficient and a good self-learner.
    • Ability and desire to gain expertise in a range of subjects. Enthusiasm for sustainability and green building initiatives.
    • Basic quantitative reasoning skills.
    • Positive attitude and exceptional work ethic.


    • Architecture, engineering, or construction experience and/or knowledge.
    • Knowledge and/or experience with “green” or energy efficiency programs
    • College degree or green program certification is preferable but not required.


    • Professional development and continuing education is highly encouraged. Relevant professional certifications may be company funded.
    • Flexible working hours.
    • Opportunities to participate in both in-office and field work experiences.
    • Full-time, salaried positions include vacation time, 401K eligibility, and health insurance.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $30,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year


    • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

    Work Location:

    • One location


    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Paid time off
    • Flexible schedule

    Typical start time:

    • 8AM

    Typical end time:

    • 6PM

    This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

    • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
    • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
    • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

    This Company Describes Its Culture as:

    • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
    • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
    • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

    Apply here.

  • August 20, 2019 3:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Natural Resources Technician, Grade 8
    Date Posted: August 20, 2019

    Description: Part-time, Year-round (weekly hours vary). This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. Employment in this position is part-time and may require an irregular work schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays depending on the season of the year or as business conditions warrant. 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.

    For a complete job description and application please visit our website at or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

    Salary: $13.50 - $16.13 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: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., September 3, 2019

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • August 20, 2019 3:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Park Maintenance Technician, Grade 8
    Location: Various Parks
    Date Posted: August 20, 2019

    Description: Part-time, year-round - This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. An employee in this position may work an irregular part-time schedule which may include evenings, weekends and holidays on a seasonal basis. Reports to Park Manager or another assigned staff member. The Park Maintenance Technician performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment.

    For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

    Salary: $13.50 - $16.13 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: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., September 3, 2019

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • August 20, 2019 2:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago


    Status: Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Internship

    General Description: The Outdoor Education Intern is an integral part of the education team, and works with education staff to organize and develop curriculum and to design and present education programs. Depending on time of year, and intern’s availability the curriculum and programs can be for summer camps, our Branching Out Programs for Urban Youth, or for specific education opportunities.

    Hours: 10 – 15 hours/week

    Compensation: $12/hour

    Times and Duration: The education programs take place during regular school hours (or just after school). If your only availability is either on the weekends or week nights, then this internship won’t work for you. The internship starts as soon as possible in the fall and will end on December 6th.

    Interested? Ready to learn more?

    There are three general steps:

    Make sure you are regularly available weekdays (Monday – Friday; 8:00 – 5:00) for at least 10 hours total/week.

    Fill out this super simple form – it helps us get to know you a little bit and set us up for a call.

    We’ll reach out to you to schedule a call – the call is quick intro to Imago, the position and gives you a chance to ask questions about each. After the call, we can each determine if we should continue with the interview process.

  • August 15, 2019 2:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County


    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for a Volunteer Resources Coordinator based at Winton Centre. This position recruits, organizes and coordinates individuals and groups, as well as collaborates with outside agencies, to ensure a competent and diverse team of volunteers is available to support the organization’s mission, programs, services and event needs. 

    This position requires occasional evening and weekend work to support volunteer events and programs.

    Job Skills / Requirements

    Organizes, coordinates and manages the recruitment, screening, training, placement and recognition of volunteers; develops orientation materials; schedules and implements orientations; appropriately screens and matches volunteers with positions; follows up with volunteers concerning assigned roles; coordinates and implements volunteer recognition events, activities and benefits programs. 

    Collaborates with staff to identify roles and projects for volunteers that meet the needs and goals of the park district; assists staff with supervision, training and recognition of volunteers. 

    Communicates professionally with staff and volunteers; notifies Manager of Volunteer Resources of sensitive matters in a timely manner; assists with emails and other communication to volunteers; writes and edits articles and information for the volunteer and employee newsletters, park publications, park website, brochures and on-line platforms. 

    Organizes, coordinates and implements volunteer educational opportunities; identifies and schedules speakers for volunteer meetings; promotes appropriate internal and external trainings to volunteers. 

    Measures and evaluates volunteer programs and projects; maintains recordkeeping systems for tracking volunteer hours and other data with consistent procedures; contributes data for reports. 

    Cultivates a mutually beneficial relationship with the community to increase engagement and reach; promotes the volunteer program to gain community and organizational support; implements effective strategies to recruit and retain qualified volunteers with the appropriate abilities and aptitudes; works to expand the park district’s demographic reach, including teens and underrepresented communities; attends volunteer, job and community fairs. 

    Monitors expenditures for the program against the approved budget; follows all park district purchasing policies and procedures. 

    Maintains current working knowledge of best practices in volunteer resources management. 

    Serves on local and regional committees and boards and participates and communicates with outside organizations to represent Great Parks and to keep informed of developments and trends in the volunteer resources field. 

    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. 

    Identifies and develops potential partnerships. 

    Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes. 

    Performs other job duties as assigned. 


    Fleet vehicles; mobile devices; computer; presentation devices; standard office equipment. 

    GPHC Volunteers and staff; local agencies, both public and private; general public and other job contacts. 

    Non-public records and sensitive public information contained in volunteer personnel files such as social security numbers, investigations and other confidential or sensitive information. 

    Normal office working conditions; occasional exposure to typical traffic conditions and hazards when traveling to other parks and work locations; occasional exposure to extreme heat and cold, rain, snow, noise, biting and stinging insects and plant irritants when implementing projects in the field. 

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

    The employee frequently sits for extended periods of time and occasionally stands and walks; 

    Employee typically exhibits normal vision demands. 

    Employee regularly lifts items up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lifts items up to 25 pounds. 

    Knowledge of: best practices in Volunteer Resource management; park programs and activities; public relations; supervisory principles and practices; communication; volunteer and employee training; staffing and recruitment; project management; management principles and practices; computer software, programs and applications. 

    Ability to: apply management and volunteer resources principles to practical work situations; resolve difficult and sensitive volunteer issues; be analytical, results and goal oriented; organize and coordinate multiple work functions; 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 contacts. 
    Skill in: leadership; public relations; organization; team building; listening; conflict resolution; working in complex, multi-disciplinary environment; planning, scheduling and organizing work; operation of computers and application of job software; verbal and written communication; speaking effectively before groups; collaborating and networking with other agencies, organization and businesses; collecting and evaluating data; maintaining accurate work records; supervising volunteers.

    Education Requirements (Any)

    Associates Degree

    Certification Requirements (Any)

    State Motor Vehicle Operator's License

    Additional Information / Benefits

    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 in Business, Social Sciences, Marketing, Public Relations, Public Administration, Organizational Leadership or related field of study with at least two years’ experience managing volunteer programs or ability to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of public relations, business and volunteer programs. 
    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. 

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

    Starting Range for this position will be between $19.3680-$24.21/ hour depending upon experience. 

    Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Friday 08/30/2019 

    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, Pension/Retirement

    Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

  • August 05, 2019 8:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: OKI Regional Council of Governments

    Land Use Planning Internship / Co-op Available 

    Job Summary:

    Position requires a significant background and understanding of community planning principles and self-motivation.   Experience in statistical analysis and using GIS is preferred. Individual will work on regional planning and land use issues.  Specifically, the individual will assist OKI staff with activities related to the implementation of the OKI How Do We Grow from Here, Strategic Regional Policy Plan (SRPP)  The Land Use Planning Intern will be involved in assisting with many aspects of plan implementation. The Intern will also provide assistance in activities related to the maintenance, improvement and operation of the OKI Fiscal Impact Analysis Model.

    Examples of Duties:

    • Research, collect, organize and evaluate information of importance to OKI planning efforts, for example, topics  related to comprehensive planning, land use planning, sustainability principles, green infrastructure, fiscal impacts.

    • Assist with field work 

    • Assist in writing reports and grants

    • Assist staff in preparing materials for OKI  meetings

    • Create and update EXCEL and/or GIS databases 

    • Write technical and non-technical reports, summaries and presentations

    • Participate in meetings by setting up and tearing down displays and equipment, and by assisting in presentations 

    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Job Qualifications:

    • Graduate or Undergraduate Student or recent graduate of Community Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, or related degree program

    • Creativity, self-motivation, and ability to organize tasks and materials

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    • Effective oral and written communication skills

    • GIS, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

    Start Date:ASAP

    Hours:28 Hours/Week (Hours an vary to accommodate co-op schedule) 

    Pay:$10.10 Hour

    Parking: Free parking or free bus pass provided

    To Apply:Open until filled.E-mail resume and cover letter:

    Andy Meyer, Senior Planner  


  • August 05, 2019 8:04 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Granny's Garden School

    Contract Employment Youth Garden Educator 

    Granny’s Garden School 501(c)(3) of Loveland, Ohio is seeking individuals effective at actively engaging elementary age students in fun, hands-on, outdoor lessons using a food/floral garden and nature trail as learning environments. Experience successfully facilitating groups of children in experiential learning activities and familiarity with life sciences, math, social studies, gardening, nutrition or other environmental topics helpful. 

    Primary Duties 


    • Effectively deliver garden-based lessons to 1st-4th graders in an outdoor environment; adapt as needed to meet needs of group and weather conditions 

    • Communicate clear objectives for all learning activities 

    • Prepare for and facilitate hands on learning experiences for successful learning outcomes; teach by letting students “do” versus ‘lecturing” 

    • Appropriately manage student behavior and group dynamics 


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

    • Help maintain outdoor classroom facilities and equipment 


    • Use relevant technology to support class scheduling and teacher confirmations 

    • Contribute photography and social media posts to support program outreach 

    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 

    • Ability to adapt lessons as needed to needs of the students 

    Must be able to pass a background check 

    Job Type and Pay 

    This is an independent contract position paid according to terms of agreed proposal. Proposed fee must include all effort hours for class preparation, communications, delivery and clean-up. 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. Scheduling is highly flexible based on your availability. Classes are slotted in 30 min increments weekdays between 9-3pm with time between back to back lessons. Payment is made after submission of invoice. Send resume, references and work proposal to 

  • July 24, 2019 3:55 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking a Communications & Events Intern to work approximately 30 hours per week starting in August and lasting through February, with the possibility for an extension. The Communications & Events Intern will work closely with the Communications & Membership Coordinator to produce and manage Green Umbrella’s communications materials that reach a broad public audience, as well as provide support for key organizational events. This is a paid internship. 

    About Green Umbrella: Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in eight key areas of sustainability. Our vision is to have the region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the nation by 2020. 

    Qualifications: Green Umbrella is seeking motivated and responsible college/graduate students (or recent graduates) with an interest in communications and event planning/management as well as a passion for environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent organizational, written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic, attention to detail and proven record of meeting deadlines. Previous project management, writing, graphic design, meeting or event planning experience and familiarity with WordPress is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor. 

    About the Position: Green Umbrella’s internships provide a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region. Interns work alongside staff to support the many projects and initiatives undertaken by our Action Teams that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts. This is a paid internship with an hourly rate of $10.00. The intern will work on average 30 hours per week throughout the duration of the assignment. The intern will work out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There may be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon Green Umbrella’s event calendar. 

    Communications responsibilities: 

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

    • Develop and promote timely content on Green Umbrella’s social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter) 

    • Research, identify and create appropriate content for events to post to Green Umbrella calendar 

    • Collect and analyze data on the effectiveness of Green Umbrella’s external communications 

    • Other long-term communications projects as assigned 

    Event Support responsibilities: 

    • Assist in planning and management of details for the following Green Umbrella events: 

     Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit (May 1) o Great Outdoor Weekend (September 28 & 29) o Green Drinks (first Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:00 pm) o Other events as needed 

    • Update content on event websites for Great Outdoor Weekend and Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit 

    • Manage registration before event, coordinate registration communications 

    • Support sponsor management and benefit fulfillment 

    • Pursue and manage promotion of event through mass email, social media 

    • Develop and implement evaluation methods for events 

    • Follow-up with event attendees as necessary (add to database, solicit feedback, etc.) 

    • “Table” at public events to represent Green Umbrella 

    • Other support activities as assigned 

    General responsibilities: 

    • Answer Green Umbrella office phones 

    • Data entry for email database as needed 

    • Note taking at Green Umbrella Action Team meetings when necessary 

    To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) to with “Communications & Events Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; please refer to to stay updated. No phone calls please.
  • July 24, 2019 3:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella seeks a detail-oriented, problem-solving analyst to support the metrics tracking of the Cincinnati 2030 District, an initiative of Green Umbrella.

    The Cincinnati 2030 District is a collaborative effort to create a network of healthy, high-performing buildings starting in Cincinnati’s central business district. Property owners will achieve the goals of the District collectively through collaboration, shared resources and innovative solutions that will lead to cost savings, healthier buildings and a more livable, desirable city. The Building Data Analyst works with property owners to track their progress on the shared metrics and analyze opportunities for sustainability improvements.

    This part-time position (approximately 20 hours/week to start) reports to the Director of the Cincinnati 2030 District and works out of the Green Umbrella office in Madisonville.

    About Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella uses the Collective Impact model to facilitate collaboration among over 200 area non-profits, businesses, educational institutions and governmental entities around environmental sustainability. Green Umbrella is the “backbone organization” that helps all member organizations work better together to promote a more environmentally-sustainable region. Green Umbrella sees the 2030 District as a proven strategy to significantly decrease the environmental impact of the built environment, as outlined in the 2018 Green Cincinnati Plan.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The Building Data Analyst will work with the 2030 Director and GU staff to further the mission of the Cincinnati 2030 District through the following activities: 

    • Operations: 

      • Participate in Working Group meetings and provide support for ongoing activities.

      • Develop water, transportation and occupant health baselines.

      • Maintain a dashboard of metrics to track District-wide progress.

      • Work with Members to set up ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and ensure Members enter utility data into Portfolio Manager accounts on a timely basis.

      • Review Portfolio Manager accounts for accuracy and data gaps. Work with Members to ensure the data represented is current and reflects the building use type.

      • Create and provide performance reports to Members using Portfolio Manager data.

    • Engagement: 

      • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Member representatives and other relevant stakeholders.

      • Participate in national 2030 District Network calls, provide support as needed. 

      • Participate in Member and Partner committees, events and programs as needed. 

    • Skills Required: 

      • ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager expertise

      • Data entry skills

      • Data analysis skills

      • Understanding of energy, water and CO2 reduction measures 

      • Ability to interact and communicate professionally with and engage property owners, facility managers, engineers, architects or other trades that might participate on projects. 

      • General understanding of LEED, WELL and other sustainable and healthy building certifications and their impact on building performance and occupant health.

      • Familiar with Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky buildings/geographic areas 

      • Ability to use Excel, Word and PowerPoint effectively. 

      • Optional: Competency in Adobe Creative Suite and/ or GIS software and applications.

    To Apply

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume as one PDF attachment by 5:00 PM on August 9th, 2019 to Address cover letter to Ryan Mooney-Bullock, Executive Director. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so if you are interested in the position, please submit your information as soon as possible.


  • July 24, 2019 2:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Title: Water Quality Internship / Assistant / Co-op

    Department: Regional Planning Division

    Reports to: Regional Planning Manager 

    Classification: Temporary / Co-op / Internship

    Part-time and Flexible Hours $10.10/hour

    Available August 12, 2019  through June 30, 2020 (can be extended) 

    Job Summary:

    Position requires a significant background in environmental science, and a background and/or interest in planning and GIS.  Individual will work on regional planning for water quality issues under the guidance of an OKI Senior Planner.  

    Examples of Duties:

    • Research, collect, organize and evaluate information of importance to OKI planning efforts

    • Assist with field work 

    • Assist in writing reports 

    • Assist staff in preparing materials for OKI committees

    • Create and update databases and GIS products for water quality

    • Write technical and non-technical reports, summaries and presentations

    • Participate in meetings by setting up and tearing down displays and equipment, and by assisting in presentations 

    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Job Qualifications:

    • Student in Environmental Science, Urban and Regional Planning, or related degree program

    • Creativity, self-motivation, and ability to organize tasks and materials

    • Experience with ESRI GIS

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    • Effective oral and written communication skills

    License, certification or registration:

    Valid drivers license, or ability to obtain one within one month of start of internship.  Good driving record.

    If you are interested in this internship, please e-mail your resume to 

    Travis Miller: by August 9, 2019

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