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  • May 26, 2021 1:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is looking to hire people who are passionate about wildlife, sustainability and customer service.

    “We had to close our gates one year ago today, so we are thrilled to have people at the Zoo this spring and to be in a position to hire people,” Thane Maynard, Cincinnati Zoo director, says in a press release.

    The zoo is looking to add team members in multiple areas, including horticulture, adventure guides, train and carousel operators, animal keepers and event coordinators.

    Guides also are needed for the Kanga’ Klimb, a new attraction that opens this season. The Kanga’ Klimb is an aerial adventure course, and the zoo is looking to hire adventure guides who can keep visitors safe while leading adventures for all skill levels.

    Applicants must demonstrate positivity and energy, progressive thinking, accountability, respect, and be able to work within collaborative relationships.

    Multiple positions available for AmeriCorps, Horticulture, Housekeeping, Maintenance, Operations, Visitor Experience, and Volunteer Services.

    Learn about the available opportunities on the zoo's website:

    http://cincinnatizoo.org/about-us/job-opportunities/





  • May 26, 2021 12:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cardinal Land Conservancy

    Cardinal Land Conservancy is looking for an energetic, passionate professional to grow our land stewardship program.  This new full-time position of Land Manager will report to the Executive Director and support the board’s Land Protection Committee.

    The Land Manager will be responsible for monitoring and managing lands that Cardinal has an easement on or owns outright. Leading restoration work with volunteers, managing public access and performing public outreach will also be a part of their job. He/She will work closely with the Executive Director and the Development Manager. The office is located in Milford, Ohio.

    Cardinal Land Conservancy (CLC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 land trust working throughout seven counties in southwest Ohio. We protect working lands, natural lands and open spaces to improve the lives of people and nature. As a nationally accredited land trust and executive member of the Coalition of Ohio Land Trusts (COLT), we strive to be the best we can be at delivering our mission in the region. We hope to attract and retain someone who believes in our mission and is driven to help us continue to be conservation leaders.

    Cardinal was formed five years ago by the merger of three local all-volunteer land trusts.  Since that time, Cardinal has grown continually. We now hold conservation easements on over 7,330 acres and own and manage ten natural areas totaling 470 acres.

    A full job description is available at www.CardinalLandConservancy.org. The position will be filled as soon as the right candidate is identified.  Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to Andy Dickerson, Executive Director, at their earliest convenience:  Andy@CardinalLandConservancy.org


  • May 26, 2021 8:29 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Material Handlers & Production Associates

    Organization: Close the Loop

    Material Handler 1st Shift (Full Time) 

    2053 Meridian Place, Hebron, KY 41048

    Please Apply at: https://www.closetheloopusa.com/careers/

    Close the Loop is a globally preferred premier sustainability solutions provider. We provide secure recovery models for consumer take-back programs specializing in complex waste streams while providing a safe and productive working environment for our employees. Come be a part of a team that gives new life to materials that were thought to have no value. We are committed to being a zero wast to landfill company and repurposing raw materials for new products is what we are all about.

    As a new Team member at Close the Loop, you will be able to participate in several employee benefit and incentive programs. Including, but not limited to:

    - New Hire Bonus

    - Perfect attendance Bonus

    - Unlimited Employee Referral Bonus

    - Birthday Paid Day Off

    - Yearly Stipend for Steal Toe Shoes

    - Competitive Healthy Insurance/Benefits Package

    - Vacation/Sick Time Off


    We are currently looking to add a Material Handler to our Team at a starting pay of $16.00 to $18.00 per hour. As a new member of the Material Handler Team, you will be responsible for:

    - Assist in reviewing pick sheets based on customer orders and pulling the appropriate product/material for each order.

    - Work closely with the Inventory Group to monitor supply levels and submit purchasing recommendations on a regular basis.

    - Load/unload delivery trucks and make sure that each incoming delivery matches the company purchase order.

    - Collaborate with the inventory control and purchasing groups to determine when product is missing in a delivery.

    - Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and follow necessary safety procedures.


    As a Material Handler you will also be required to:

    - Have a High School Diploma/GED.

    - Maintain a current and valid OSHA forklift Operations Certificate.

    - Have strong attention to detail.

    - Be capable of passing a background check and drug test.

    - Be able to lift/load 60-100 pounds.


    Production Associate 1st & 2nd Shift (Full Time & Part Time)

    2053 Meridian Place, Hebron, KY 41048

    Please Apply at: https://www.closetheloopusa.com/careers/

    Close the Loop is a globally preferred premier sustainability solutions provider. We provide secure recovery models for consumer take-back programs specializing in complex waste streams while providing a safe and productive working environment for our employees. Come be a part of a team that gives new life to materials that were thought to have no value. We are committed to being a zero waste to landfill company and repurposing raw materials for new products is what we are all about.


    As a new Team member at Close the Loop, you will be able to participate in several employee benefit and incentive programs. Including, but not limited to:

    - New Hire Bonus

    - Perfect attendance Bonus

    - Unlimited Employee Referral Bonus

    - Birthday Paid Day Off

    - Yearly Stipend for Steal Toe Shoes

    - Competitive Healthy Insurance/Benefits Package

    - Vacation/Sick Time Off


    We are currently looking to add Production Associates to our Team at a starting pay of $14.00 to $16.00 per hour (for 1st shift) and $16.00 to $18.00 per hour (for 2nd shift). As a new member of the Production Associate Team, you will be responsible for:

    - Assist in Data Entry and tracking of inbound product.

    - Assist in sorting product in several ways.

    - Cross-train in other departments if needed.

    - Utilize a hand truck, forklifts, conveying equipment, and/or other handling equipment to move materials and finished product.

    - Communicate throughout all levels of the Company.

    - Be able to read and understand policies, procedures, and training materials.

    - Assist in daily housecleaning activities to ensure your work environment is clean, orderly, and free of slip/trip hazards.

    - Wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and follow necessary safety procedures.


    As a Production Associate you will also be required to:

    - Be capable of standing for extended periods of time.

    - Be capable of passing a background check and drug test.

    - Be able to lift 20+ pounds.

    - Occasionally wear a respirator and/or dust mask in a potentially dirty environment





  • May 17, 2021 2:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    • Organization: University of Cincinnati 


    • Date: Apr 29, 2021

      Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

      Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL

       

      Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

       

      Job Overview

      The School of Planning at the University of Cincinnati is seeking an educator to teach courses in Horticulture and serve as Horticulture Program Coordinator. We invite applicants for the Assistant or Associate Professor Educator non-tenure track position in Horticulture (rank/title commensurate with credentials) starting academic year 2021-22.

       

    • The Horticulture Program at the University of Cincinnati offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture, as well as a Horticulture Minor and certificates in Green Roofs, Urban Agriculture, Urban Landscapes, Sustainable Landscape Design, and Cannabis Studies.

    Essential Functions

    This position is primarily responsible for teaching and service which include, but are not limited to, curriculum development duties, developing opportunities for students including scholarships, service learning and study abroad, as well as serving on various School, College, and/or University committees. Teaching will include science-based courses such as plant morphology, plant propagation, plant chemistry, horticulture science, and hops and hemp field experience. This is a 12-month appointment (3 semesters). As Program Coordinator, the candidate will provide leadership and oversight of the Horticulture Program.

     

    The School of Planning is comprised of educators who inspire their students through a commitment to working with diverse populations and by utilizing contemporary teaching approaches. Our team works effectively and collegially in an interdisciplinary university setting.

    Minimum Requirements

    All of the following prior to effective date of the appointment:

    At the Assistant rank,

    • Master’s degree in Horticulture or a related field
    • One academic year of post-graduate teaching at the University level in horticulture, plant biology or related courses
    • One year horticulture industry experience with management or education responsibilities  

    At the Associate rank,

    • Master’s degree in Horticulture or a related field
    • Five academic years of post-graduate teaching at the University level in horticulture, plant biology or related courses
    • One year horticulture industry experience with management or education responsibilities  

    Application Process

    The position begins August 15, 2021. Applicants should refer to the DAAP web site (www.daap.uc.edu) to learn more about the Horticulture program, School of Planning, DAAP and UC.

     Required Application Documents:

    1) CV/Resume

    2) Cover Letter

    3) Statement of Teaching Philosophy and Experience

    4) Three References

     

    FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

     

    The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

     

    As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


     


  • May 13, 2021 4:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Director of Climate Programs

    Organization: Ohio Environmental Council

    The Ohio Environmental Council seeks a full-time Director of Climate Programs to support the operation of the Energy Program. The Director of Climate Programs will serve as an expert on local, state, and national climate policy, representing the OEC in its efforts to reduce Ohio’s greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the causes of climate change. The Director of Climate Programs will explore all available opportunities to achieve the organization’s strategic objectives, focusing on how best we can reduce emissions at the regional and local levels.

    The ideal candidate will be a strategic and critical thinker who can work within a broad goal of protecting Ohio’s environmental resources while recognizing strategic pressure points that aren’t directly environmental in nature. They will be creative and seize new opportunities for growth that align with the organization’s strategic plan and be a persistent and reliable advocate. 

    This position is an opportunity to advance cutting-edge environmental policy within a fast-paced, growing organization; coordinate with a campaign team; and expand the Ohio Environmental Council’s impact in the Buckeye State.

    Job Responsibilities

    Reporting to the Vice President of Energy Policy, the Director of Climate Programs will:

    • Work with the Vice President of Energy Policy to coordinate and develop scientifically sound and pragmatic policies that mitigate the causes of climate change across Ohio.
    • Work with the OEC’s regional directors to develop local solutions to climate change at the municipal level.
    • Act as steering committee member for the Power a Clean Future Ohio campaign.
    • Explore and execute innovative and creative projects that elevate climate change as an important issue in the minds of Ohioans. 
    • Coordinate with Ohio Clinicians for Climate Action to educate lawmakers on the public health risks of climate change. 
    • Develop, execute, and coordinate strategies to advance the policies outlined in the OEC’s strategic plan. Work with policy, advocacy, campaigns, and communications staff along with partners, decision makers, media, and activists on a range of effective tactics. 
    • Raise the profile of the organization, secure funding for its work, build partnerships, and participate in organizational events.
    • Fulfill organizational responsibilities including: attending board meetings as requested; stewarding relationships with major donors and/or grantors and participating in other fundraising efforts; and assisting in the management of foundation relationships and ensuring grant deliverables are met.

    Performance Expectations

    Ensure all communications are accurate, compelling, and advance our strategic plan. Effectively develop and work toward multiple aggressive goals. Translate broad goals into achievable steps. Plan and meet deadlines. Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the demands established by management. Demonstrate initiative and work as a team player.

    Have a flexible and positive attitude. Approach work with the spirit of “yes,” and adapt quickly to change.

    Frequent local travel including occasional overnight or out-of-state travel will be required for meetings with partners, donors, reporters/editorial boards, and for conferences. Must be available for occasional evening and weekend work.

    Qualifications

    • A minimum requirement of at least a Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or at least 4+ years experience in policy research and development, and/or advocacy campaigns and initiatives, and/or technical or practical expertise in an environmental or public health field.
    • A track record of success designing and delivering results on programs and plans.
    • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate with diverse individuals across the political spectrum.
    • The ability to work with internal teams and external partners to build coalitions around this work.
    • Knowledge of the Ohio political landscape, as well as a background in local governmental budgeting or administration and/or economics is a plus.

    Compensation and benefits:

    Pay for this full-time position is $50,000-65,000 annually, and is within the bargaining unit of OEC Workers United. The OEC has an excellent benefits package which include employer-paid health, vision, dental, and life insurance; flexible and dependent care spending account; generous paid time off; paid parental leave; and employer-matched retirement fund.

    Additional details:

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, all staff are working remotely but will be expected to work from the office, and resume in-person meetings and travel when it is safe to do so. This is a Columbus-preferred position, but we will consider strong applications for other locations in Ohio for remote work. This position reports to the Vice President of Energy Policy and works closely with our Chief of Staff, and Staff Attorney as well as our DEI committee. 

    The Director must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends, and be willing to occasionally travel (day trips and overnight) throughout Ohio and nationally when travel resumes.

    More about the OEC and our team:

    At the Ohio Environmental Council, we work for clean air and water, clean energy, and protected public lands. We hold polluters accountable in court while working with communities and companies that want to invest in a clean, more sustainable direction. For over 50 years, we have led many of the major environmental policy wins in Ohio. Please visit the OEC’s website to learn more about our vision, values, and work.

    Our team is made up of 27 staff, 20 board members, and a number of interns and volunteers who come from a variety of backgrounds, including state government, social justice and environmental organizations, law firms, and from all corners of the state. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming place for people from all backgrounds, including women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and all religious backgrounds. 

    The Ohio Environmental Council is committed to working toward a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive environmental movement, and seeks to hire staff and contractors that reflect the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. The OEC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply 

    Send a cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the position, your resume, and references to careers@theOEC.org with “Director of Climate Programs” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until filled.

  • May 13, 2021 3:51 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Energy Justice Fellow | 2 Year Position

    Organization: Ohio Environmental Council

    Job Responsibilities & Performance Expectations

    As the Energy Justice Fellow, you will be a member of the OEC’s Energy Team, housed within the Advocacy Center, working to advance the organization’s mission to secure healthy air, land, water, and a strong democracy for all who call Ohio home. This position is an opportunity to keenly develop skills as an energy policy advocate for the betterment of the Buckeye State and to gain an understanding of the entire energy team program from grants management to grassroots organizing and policy development. At the conclusion of the program, you will have the skills and experience to join any team searching for an effective teammate in a policy advocacy role, and have developed a unique understanding of what it takes to run an advocacy program from the inside out. Additionally, you will work closely with OEC Leadership, OEC staff, and our Board of Directors around our racial justice and equity goals, participate in the OEC energy team’s administrative, fundraising, communications, and organizing work to gain a holistic understanding of one of OEC’s policy areas and what it takes to achieve the Energy Team’s strategic plan goals.

    The Fellow’s daily responsibilities will also include:

    • Coordinating grants reporting and tracking for the energy program
    • Tracking daily finance needs and strategic plan metrics of energy program
    • Providing general administrative support for energy program, as needed
    • Serving as lead on equity for all energy coalitions and research projects to ensure the coordination between various external and internal efforts to build a more just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive movement
    • Coordinating the execution of strategic partnerships, including campaign, communication, and relationship development strategies
    • Manage consultants producing research reports related to local cities transition away from carbon pollution
    • Supports and sometime leads energy events
    • Reaching out to, and collaborating with, partner organizations
    • Contributing to OEC’s efforts to integrate racial justice and equity into the energy team’s work to ensure a more inclusive environmental movement in Ohio.
    • Performing other related duties as required and assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Required Work Experience: This is an entry-level position.
    • Additional Skills: Well-organized; hard-working; thorough & detail-oriented; demonstrate the ability to answer research questions efficiently and with precision; understand how to work independently and in a team; and manage multiple projects at once while delivering quality results. Possess the initiative and skills required to become a policy expert and representative of the organization.
    • Required Cultural Competence: Shares our commitment to increasing racial diversity in our movement and organization, integrating justice and equity into the work we do and ensuring an inclusive organizational culture. Furthermore, we’re looking for candidates with strong listening skills and an ability to handle interpersonal relationships with grace and empathy.
    • Preferred qualifications: You have an interest in environmental issues and social justice. Nonprofit advocacy experience is a plus. Experience in a fast-paced campaign environment is a plus.

    Compensation and benefits:

    Pay for this full-time, temporary position is $36,774 annually. We have an excellent benefits package which include employer-paid health, vision, dental, and life insurance; flexible and dependent care spending account; generous paid time off; paid parental leave; and employer-matched retirement fund.

    Additional details:

    This is a Columbus-based position working in our Columbus office. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, our staff are working remotely and will be expected to work from the office and resume in-person meetings and travel when it is safe to do so. You will report to the Vice President of Energy Policy and work closely with our Chief of Staff, Director of Climate Change, and Staff Attorney as well as our DEI committee.

    The Fellow must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends, and be willing to occasionally travel throughout Ohio when travel resumes.

    More about the OEC and our team:

    At the Ohio Environmental Council, we work for clean air and water, clean energy, and protected public lands. We hold polluters accountable in court while working with communities and companies that want to invest in a clean, more sustainable direction. For over 50 years, we have led many of the major environmental policy wins in Ohio. Please visit the OEC’s website to learn more about our vision, values, and work.

    Our team is made up of 27 staff, 20 board members, and a number of interns and volunteers who come from a variety of backgrounds, including state government, social justice and environmental organizations, law firms, and from all corners of the state. We pride ourselves on being a welcoming place for people from all backgrounds, including women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and all religious backgrounds.

    The Ohio Environmental Council is committed to working toward a just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive environmental movement, and seeks to hire staff and contractors that reflect the diverse communities and perspectives that comprise Ohio. The OEC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

    Send a cover letter explaining why you are the ideal candidate for the position, your resume, and references to careers@theOEC.org with “Energy Justice Fellow” in the subject line. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until filled.


  • May 12, 2021 6:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio River Foundation

    Ohio River Foundation, a regional conservation non-profit organization, seeks an Education Programs Manager.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    - Develop, train, and manage education team and schedule trips

    - Develop and implement with ORF staff marketing plans and increase school participation in River

    - Explorer and Mussels in the Classroom programs

    - Lead and conduct ½ day experiential education field trips for 4th – 12th grade students and special groups as part of the education team

    - Lead and develop, with staff, our Student Conservation Leaders summer program

    - Job requires local travel

    - This physically demanding position involves lifting supplies and equipment (up to 50 lbs.), and seasonal exposure to the elements.

    - Lead staff with program development; including public education outreach on topics such as climate change and forever chemicals

    -Represent ORF and its programs at events, including the Cincinnati Coffee Festival, teacher conferences and other events.

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

    - 5 years of environmental education experience

    - Experience developing standards-aligned curriculum with an emphasis on hands-on learning 

    - Experience teaching K-12 students from a variety of backgrounds in informal and formal settings

    - Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently 

    - Ability to work with and effectively communicate with a wide range of people including staff, teachers, community partners, students, volunteers, and elected officials 

    - Ability to work outdoors and complete physically demanding tasks 

    - Comfortable with standard software and programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook as well as Google Drive, Dropbox 

    - Degree in environmental science, education, or related field

    - Strong communication skills desired; ability to work self-directed and as team member

    - General knowledge of environmental legislation and conservation issues

    - Able to make decisions quickly and independently

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


    Compensation: $38,000 - $42,000 + benefits package


    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

    Ohio River Foundation

    P.O. Box 42460

    Cincinnati, OH 45242

    rcogen@ohioriverfdn.org

    Ohio River Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • May 04, 2021 8:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Permit Section Manager 

    Organization: Hamilton County Recycling

    Location:  Cincinnati, OH
    Job Id:  2536-56

    Deadline to Apply: 

    May 11, 2021

     

    Work Location:

    Environmental Services

    250 William Howard Taft

    Cincinnati, OH 45219

     

    Work Hours:

    Full-time 80 Hours/Bi-weekly

     

    Starting Salary:

    $2,616.60/Bi-weekly

    $68,037/Annually

     

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Engineering or Science which includes Engineering Technology, Physical
    • Chemistry, Biological Sciences, and advanced mathematics or related field
    • 8 years experience in the air quality field and/or equivalent combinations of education and experience which indicates a thorough knowledge of the Code of Federal Regulations, Ohio Administrative Code, Ohio Revised Code, complex manufacturing and production operations, inspection techniques, and advanced knowledge of management concepts
    • Valid driver’s license issued by the state of residency

    Job Duties (Summary):

    • Manages the Permit Section of Environmental Services and provides oversight to agency Permit staff (i.e., supervises staff in performance of job duties and responsibilities assigns tasks; sets deadlines; evaluates performance; interviews job applicants and recommends hire; trains new employees; recommends discipline as needed; determines employee work schedules according to agency priorities, etc.); prepares long and short term budget analysis; counsels and directs staff regarding proper agency policies and procedures.
    • Ensures compliance with state and federal contractual requirements for the permitting program; reviews and makes recommendations for state and federal contracts during negotiation periods; prepares detailed reports demonstrating compliance with state and federal contract requirements.
    • Reviews and evaluates permit applications in coordination with other regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with state and federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations; prepares detailed emission calculations and studies; performs other related field work as required.
    • Develops and maintains database applications; develops table structure, queries, reports and user interface in support of the agencies local fee program, complaint database, and other permit related database applications; provides applications training for the department; administers and maintains applicable state systems and database applications.
    • Coordinate permit related settlement requirements with the Inspection and Compliance Section for enforcement actions.
    • Promotes public awareness; serves as liaison between agency and other regulatory agencies, industrial managers, general public, federal, state and local government officials and news media.
    • Participates in the development and modification of department policies and procedures; assists in preparing long-term projections and recommendations concerning the commitment of resources.

    Link: https://www.hamiltoncountyohio.gov/government/departments/human_resources/job_announcements?gnk=job&gni=8a78839e789e32990178d72f13ab3abd&lang=en

  • April 29, 2021 4:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    Position: Seasonal Educator

    Department: Education

    Immediate Supervisor: Education Manager

    Classification: Non-Exempt

    Purpose of Position:

    The mission of Gorman Heritage Farm is to provide people the opportunity to explore and learn the history, methods, and values of a working family farm in a natural setting.

    Essential Functions:

    ● Plan and lead school groups

    ● Plan and lead Saturday Tour Groups

    ● Plan and lead Scout Groups

    ● Assist in scheduling, preparing for, and leading other volunteer groups as needed

    Additional Functions:

    ● General office operations: answer the phone, work cash register, answer visitor questions, guide volunteers to work and learning opportunities, tidying the kitchen, doing dishes,cleaning sunflower room, office, and farm shop, etc.

    ● General event help

    ● Complete other duties or tasks as assigned by supervisor or Director.

    Additional Possible Functions:

    ● Outreach visits to participating schools including garden activities, curriculum writing, and planning

    ● Plan and coordinate kids crafts for events

    ● Help with farm chores

    Relationships:

    Internal: Report to Gorman Heritage Farm's Education Manager. Work directly with GHF staff and volunteers, including members of the farms and the GHFF Board members.

    External: School districts, Boy and Girl Scouts, 4-H, youth groups, farm members, community groups, corporations, colleges, universities, high schools, government agencies, informal education professionals, visitors and general public.

    Equipment:

    Have good working knowledge of basic office equipment (computer, calculator, copy machines, telephone, postage machine, etc.). Possess basic understanding and working knowledge of computer systems and appropriate software. Ability to operate a motorized vehicles (such as farm truck and golf cart). Willingness to learn the operation of other tools and equipment when necessary.

    Physical Requirements:

    Ability to lead field trips and programs on our trail system in a 120-acre farm setting. Occasional lifting of heavy items (50 - 80 lbs.) such as computer and audio-visual equipment, boxes of publications, birdseed, displays, moving livestock, hay bales, tables and chairs, etc. The ability to sit, stand, grasp, carry, walk, push or pull for short and extended periods of time.

    Qualifications:

    A bachelor’s degree in environmental education, natural science, agriculture or agriculture education with a minimum of two years experience in environmental education, interpretation, camp education, and agriculture education. A working knowledge of field natural history and agriculture as well as skills in group dynamics and interpersonal relationships. Other traits important for the job: creative; flexible; organized; good communication skills; works well with people; work with minimum supervision; and operate equipment related to their duties.

    Hourly Wage: $12/hour

    Hours: Seasonal - March through November, scheduled as needed, up to 19 hours per week during peak times. Hours will be scheduled as needed, including weekends and evenings.


  • April 29, 2021 2:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CLASSIFICATION TITLE: WRD Operator 1, 2 or 3 - WW

    LOCATION: Clermont County Water Resources Department – Wastewater Division

    STARTING HOURLY RATE DEPENDENT ON QUALIFICATIONS

    APPLICATION END DATE: Open until Filled

    FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

    BARGAINING UNIT: Yes

    CLASSIFIED POSITION: Classified

    APPOINTMENT CATEGORY: Full-Time Permanent

    UNUSUAL SHIFTS: Evenings/Weekends possible. Subject to Recall

    EMERGENCY LEVEL: 3

    PROBATIONARY PERIOD: 120 Days

    Minimum Acceptable Worker Characteristics

    WRD Operator 1 – Operator 1 - WW Pay Range 12 Starting at $15.90/hr (W/Class 1 Operator's License - $18.00/hr): High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must be able to obtain a valid Ohio Class 1 Wastewater Operator’s License as issued by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) within one year of appointment. Must possess basic skills in mathematics, including ability to calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages; perform simple addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Must be able to adapt to changing regulations and situations in order to maximize efficiency. This position involves exposure to extreme temperatures, loud noises, fumes and inclement weather. This work involves moderate lifting, pushing, pulling, crouching, stooping and bending activities as well as use of all major muscle groups for sustained periods of time. Working in close proximity to motorized equipment and tools require normal vision and hearing acuity. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

    WRD Operator 2 – WW – Pay Range 14 (W/Class 2 Operator's License - $21.00/hr): High school diploma or GED equivalent. Possession of valid Ohio Class 2 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License. Three years of increasingly responsible experience in wastewater treatment plant operations. Must be enthusiastic, team oriented, and possess the leadership skills to work smoothly with all staff members. Must be able to understand and follow County safety procedures. Must be able to adapt to changing regulations and situations in order to maximize efficiency. This position involves exposure to extreme temperatures, loud noises, fumes and inclement weather. This work involves moderate lifting, pushing, pulling, crouching, stooping and bending activities as well as use of all major muscle groups for sustained periods of time. Working in close proximity to motorized equipment and tools require normal vision and hearing acuity. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

    WRD Operator 3 – WW Pay Range 16 (W/Class 3 Operator's License - $23.00/hr): High school diploma or GED equivalent. Possession of valid Ohio Class 3 Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s License. Five years of increasingly responsible experience in wastewater treatment plant operations. Must be enthusiastic, team oriented, and possess the leadership skills to work smoothly with all staff members. Must be able to understand and follow County safety procedures. Must be able to adapt to changing regulations and situations in order to maximize efficiency. This position involves exposure to extreme temperatures, loud noises, fumes and inclement weather. This work involves moderate lifting, pushing, pulling, crouching, stooping and bending activities as well as use of all major muscle groups for sustained periods of time. Working in close proximity to motorized equipment and tools require normal vision and hearing acuity. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

    --or education, training and/or experience in an amount equal to the Minimum Qualifications stated above

    Military education and experience may be substituted for college and vocational certificate level course work on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations. For consideration please include a military transcript with your application.

    May Be Required to Demonstrate Proficiency by testing. "R" = Required Pre-Hire; "D" = Desired, may be available Post-Hire.

    • Communications Skills – R

    • Team Building Skills – R

    • Computer Skills – R

    • Microsoft Applications – R

    • Defensive Driving – D

    • Mandated Ohio EPA Certification – R

    Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

    WRD Operator 1 – WW: Under minimal supervision operates treatment plants and process control equipment in compliance with regulatory requirements utilizing skills and knowledge. Makes independent operational decisions, adjusting work where necessary to insure compliance with all State and Federal statues, County Rules and Regulations, and Water Resources Department operational needs. Representative duties include: Performs any task necessary for the efficient operation of wastewater treatment facilities. Performs necessary tasks needed to insure compliance with all regulations. Makes operational changes necessary to obtain the highest standards of treatment possible. Maintains treatment plant system components. Performs general housekeeping duties. Remains current on technological advancements. Assists maintenance staff with corrective and preventative maintenance tasks. May be required to operate a county vehicle in the performance of essential duties.

    Works alone or with other persons in short- or long-term team projects to resolve problems or conflicts in any area of county operations or to complete assigned projects at the direction of any county supervisor or Department Head when assigned. Participates in cross-training and maintains proficiency in area of cross-training as necessary. New and other related duties as assigned. Reports safety/risk management issues to immediate supervisor.

    WRD Operator 2 – WW: Under minimal supervision operates treatment plants and process control equipment in compliance with regulatory requirements utilizing skills and knowledge. Makes independent operational decisions, adjusting work where necessary to insure compliance with all Agency, State, and Federal statues, County Rules and Regulations and Water Resources Department operational needs. Representative duties include: Performs any task necessary for the efficient operation of Water Treatment facilities. Performs necessary tasks needed to insure compliance with all regulations. Makes operational changes necessary to obtain the highest standards of treatment possible. Maintains treatment plant system components. Performs general housekeeping duties. Remains current on technological advancements. Assists maintenance staff with corrective and preventative maintenance tasks. Assists in budget preparation and tracking. May be required to operate a county vehicle in the performance of essential duties.

    Works alone or with other persons in short- or long-term team projects to resolve problems or conflicts in any area of county operations or to complete assigned projects at the direction of any county supervisor or Department Head when assigned. Participates in cross-training and maintains proficiency in area of cross-training as necessary. New and other related duties as assigned. Reports safety/risk management issues to immediate supervisor.

    WRD Operator 3 – WW: Under minimal supervision operates treatment plants and process control equipment in compliance with regulatory requirements utilizing skills and knowledge. Makes independent operational decisions, adjusting work where necessary to insure compliance with all State and Federal statues, County Rules and Regulations, and Sewer District operational needs. Representative duties include: Performs any task necessary for the efficient operation of water treatment facilities. Performs necessary tasks needed to insure compliance with all regulations. Makes operational changes necessary to obtain the highest standards of treatment possible. Maintains treatment plant system components. Performs general housekeeping duties. Remains current on technological advancements. Assists maintenance staff with corrective and preventative maintenance tasks. Assists in budget preparation and tracking. May be required to operate a county vehicle in the performance of essential duties.

    Works alone or with other persons in short- or long-term team projects to resolve problems or conflicts in any area of county operations or to complete assigned projects at the direction of any county supervisor or Department Head when assigned. Participates in cross-training and maintains proficiency in area of cross-training as necessary. New and other related duties as assigned. Reports safety/risk management issues to immediate supervisor.

    Expected Outcomes

    WRD Operator 1 – WW: Provides functional operation and maintenance of the treatment and collection systems. Makes independent operational decisions to insure all performance standards are met with a high level of customer service.

    Participates in team projects when assigned or as needed. Fully and completely cooperates with assigned additional duties and responsibilities. Maintains a positive attitude and contributes to a cooperative, professional and cheerful working environment in all team and/or training assignments.

    WRD Operator 2 – WW: Engages in the operation and maintenance of the treatment and collection systems. Makes independent operational decisions to insure all performance standards are met with a high level of customer service. Ensure that all testing and reporting procedures are met or exceeded. Treatment and distribution systems perform efficiently and in compliance with all environmental standards. Maintenance and repair of treatment plant and collection system infrastructures and components is accomplished timely. Plants operate in or above environmental compliance.

    Participates in team projects when assigned or as needed. Fully and completely cooperates with assigned additional duties and responsibilities. Maintains a positive attitude and contributes to a cooperative, professional and cheerful working environment in all team and/or training assignments.

    WRD Operator 3 – WW: Engages in the operation and maintenance of the treatment and collection systems. Makes independent operational decisions to insure all performance standards are met with a high level of customer service. Ensure that all testing and reporting procedures are met or exceeded. Treatment and distribution systems perform efficiently and in compliance with all environmental standards. Maintenance and repair of treatment plant and distribution system infrastructures and components is accomplished timely. Plants operate in or above environmental compliance.

    Participates in team projects when assigned or as needed. Fully and completely cooperates with assigned additional duties and responsibilities. Maintains a positive attitude and contributes to a cooperative, professional and cheerful working environment in all team and/or training assignments.

    Apply at https://clermontauditor.munisselfservice.com

    Open until filled.

    MINIMUM HOURLY RATE: $15.59

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