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  • May 21, 2019 3:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    Category: Full Time
    Classification: Non-Exempt
    Reports to: Farm Manager
    Pay Scale: $12 – $14/ hour, based on education and experience

    Purpose:
    Working under the direction of the Farm Manager to care for livestock and poultry, grounds and building maintenance, and management of Volunteers.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Manage livestock: monitor nutrition, pasture rotation, feed rations, breeding and medical care
    • Daily correspondence with and oversight of Farmyard Volunteers
    • Manage Volunteer Groups, including prep
    • Help prepare Farmyard and Animals for education groups
    • Feeding, watering, cleaning, and pasture rotation for livestock and poultry
    • Take notes related to animal health, feeding, and pasture rotation, as well as volunteer tasks, education groups, etc.
    • Grounds maintenance including mowing, trimming and snow removal as needed
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Education/Skills: College Degree preferred. High School Diploma/GED and relevant work experience required. Basic knowledge of animal care, livestock experience preferred. Good communications skills. Positive attitude. Self Starter. Passion for the mission of Gorman Heritage Farm.
     
    Physical demands: This position requires very strenuous physical activities. Must be able to lift 50 pounds independently. The work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather.
     
    Equipment operated: Tractors, truck with trailer, utility vehicles, zero turn mower, weed eater, hand tools, power tools, computer, printer/copier, and other equipment found in office, farm and teaching environment.
     
    To apply: Send cover letter explaining your interest in and experience related to the position, and resume to Bill at btonne@gormanfarm.org.

    Learn more here!

  • May 14, 2019 9:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Ohio Environmental Council

    The Ohio Environmental Council family of organizations seeks to fill the new position of Managing Director based in Columbus, Ohio. The Managing Director will support and manage a team of regional directors and lead the organization’s field program to protect Ohio’s air, land, and water at the local, state, and federal levels. The ideal candidate will be an executor and project manager with experience overseeing, facilitating integration, and sharing information between teams.

    Key Responsibilities

    The Managing Director reports to the Vice President of External Affairs and is responsible for the following:

    • Leading a strong and sustainable team advocating throughout the state on land, air, water, and democracy issues;
    • Overseeing progress made on regional strategic plans;
    • Developing and maintaining valuable partnerships to support teams across the state; and
    • Dismantling silos and ensuring coordination and communication between direct reports and the rest of staff.
    Qualifications
    • 5+ years of project management experience
    • Track record of inspiring action, building a team, mentoring staff members, and ability to break down complex issues into calls to action.
    • Commitment and experience with diverse and equitable power-building. Knowledge of social and environmental justice preferred. 
    Compensation

    Salary for this full time, exempt position is $45,000 - $63,000. Excellent benefits 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.

    About The OEC

    The mission of the Ohio Environmental Council is to secure healthy air, land, and water for all who call Ohio home. The OEC works for pragmatic solutions to keep Ohio clean and beautiful, and our communities safe. We fight 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 nearly 50 years, we have led many of the major environmental policy wins in Ohio. Visit the OEC’s website to learn more about our vision, values, and work.

    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 opportunities employer. Qualified candidates of all backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply. 

    Learn more and apply here!



  • May 13, 2019 6:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    OVERVIEW

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is currently seeking a Conservation & Parks Manager I for the Little Miami/Armleder/Kroger Hills/Avoca Parks.

    DISTINGUISHING JOB CHARACTERISTICS

    Manages staff and volunteers, in the delivery of services, which include managing and maintaining grounds, facilities, equipment, and natural areas of assigned park(s) using practices consistent with the mission, vision, and values of Great Parks of Hamilton County.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

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

    Manages natural and facility assets at assigned park(s), including management of grounds, natural areas, facilities, equipment, landscape features, trails, playgrounds, and other features for public use.

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

    Evaluates employee performance levels, administers performance advisories and works with Region Director to manage staff performance. Inspects work progress, ensure work product complies with division policy and established standards.

    Manages and facilitates volunteer projects and manages a volunteer workforce.

    Performs a variety of technical, manual and administrative responsibilities including designing and implementing assessment tools to evaluate natural habitats and to contribute to the maintenance and improvement of Great Parks natural areas, wildlife, and fisheries.

    Plans, schedules and orders materials including delivery coordination.

    Manages assigned budget; reviews and approves invoices for materials, equipment, vendors and contractors; manages and approves Pcard purchases for direct reports.

    Maintains responsibility for the safety of employees in operation of equipment, performing work tasks, and working in the natural environment.

    Analyzes and resolves difficult problems and provides direction as necessary.

    Conducts surveys, collects data, and assists with research to collect, evaluate and present information upon which to make decisions about visitor use, infrastructure, and natural resources management.

    Utilizes various wildlife and habitat management techniques consistent with agency and division priorities.

    Prepares reports and maintains records as they relate to research results, natural area percentages, and necessary reporting measures.

    Responds during off duty hours for emergencies that impact Great Park’s resources, safety or infrastructure, such as sewer discharges, material spills, dumping, failed utilities, hazardous trees.

    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.

    Learn more and apply here!

  • May 09, 2019 1:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Position Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO is responsible for planning, developing, administering and achieving the financial goals and objectives of Great Parks, and for providing leadership and coordination of work in accordance with Great Parks’ strategic plan, policies and requirements. Great Parks of Hamilton County is a separate political subdivision established under Ohio Revised Code Section 1545. Great Parks preserves and protects more than 17,500 acres of greenspace including 21 parks and nature preserves throughout Hamilton County. Its 2018 budget is $40MM including the General Fund, an Internal Service Fund and Special Revenue Funds. Great Parks has a 1 mil general operating levy passed in 2016 for a 10 year period. Taxes account for 55% and the remaining 45% is derived from earned revenue and grants. Great Parks self operates seven golf courses, four campgrounds, four major fishing lakes with harbors, boathouses, reservable shelters and lodges, making it a leader among Ohio park districts and the Mid-west in terms of self-generated revenues and cost recovery. This position is based in Winton Woods Park.

    Applications must be received by 11:59pm, Friday, June 7, 2019.

    Learn more about the position and apply here!


  • April 30, 2019 7:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    Employment: Guaranteed full-time

    Minimum Experience: Mid-level

    Compensation: $20/hr. upwards based on experience level + company & performance bonus (up to 15%) + overtime + prevailing wage opportunities

    Location: Lexington/Louisville, KY

    Job Description Summary: The Lead Installers primary role is the day to day single site focused supervision of SES teams executing installation of residential, commercial or utility solar energy systems. Through the lead installers project planning and management skills he/she will direct, coach, develop and motivate a small team of mixed trade skills employees (construction, electrical, communications and plumbing) to achieve established work rate and quality standards so as to meet customer and SES profit expectations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working closely with SES staff and customers to develop, specify and successfully bid residential and commercial solar projects.
    • Close support of Team Leader in review and approval of proposed install project plans, documentation, schematics, permitting, labor scheduling, parts supply and subcontractor readiness.
    • Daily scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
    • Supervision, training and certification of install team employees against known performance standards.
    • Routine interaction with SES customers to update on project progress, incorporate changing needs and ensure complete satisfaction.
    • Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
    • Installation supervision of all solar electrical, mechanical, communications and monitoring components.
    • Installation and wiring of solar panels or panel install subcontractors.
    • AC & DC electrical wiring, conduit, tray, duct bank or pole installation
    • Leadership of small scale building works for transformer, inverter, monitoring and control equipment placement
    • Supervision of site environmental plan compliance
    • Supervision of site Health & Safety plan compliance
    • Support of install commissioning process completion and job site handover.
    • Daily SES, client and regulatory job documentation upkeep.

    Required Skills

    • Minimum current Journeyman level electrical certification or sufficient recorded hours to sit exam within 1 year of joining
    • Supervisory experience including on the job employee training, development and disciplinary management.
    • Understanding of and experience with AC & DC electrical wiring
    • Understanding of and experience with conduit running and bending.
    • 3-Phase 480V electrics in addition to 120V/240V.
    • Understanding of basics of solar data web communication and common monitoring package setup and operation.
    • Ability to work and lead others in extreme environments hot sun, winter outdoor installs, attics etc.
    • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements as assessed by a qualified medical professional. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights.
    • Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools.
    • A focus on precision and quality and an ability to communicate those standards and passion to others.
    • Ability to use basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Email).
    • Ability to work as a team and foster a positive team spirit.
    • Strong verbal, electronic and written communications skills to team, supervisor and peers.
    • Demonstrated roof or construction industry experience.
    • Ability to travel and work away from home as required.
    • Pass of a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.

    Desired Skills

    • Previous experience in PV installations, roof work, general construction or carpentry.
    • Small/medium construction equipment (back hoe, skid steer, lift or lull)
    • NABCEP PV Installation Professional or Associate status.
    • Associates degree.

    Benefits • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.

    • Prevailing wage earning potential.
    • Paid time off.
    • Company truck for work usage.
    • Company 401K.
    • Paid per diem for time away from home.
    • Growth in commercial or residential teams to Team Leader role.
    • Fully paid solar trade training.

    About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high- quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

    Apply: To apply, send your cover letter and resume (required for consideration) to Steve Ricketts at stever@sesre.com.


  • April 30, 2019 7:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    Employment: Guaranteed full-time

    Minimum Experience: Mid to high level

    Compensation: $23/hr. to $30/hr. based on experience + company & performance bonus (up to 15%) + overtime + prevailing wage opportunities

    Location: Louisville, KY

    Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking a talented and ambitious solar installer and electrician with proven supervisory and project management experience for our very rapidly growing team. The full-time position will be responsible for leading the installation of SES residential or small commercial solar energy systems and training/managing SES installers. Experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry is required. Experience in construction or electrical trades including site leadership positions is required.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working closely with SES staff and customers to develop solar projects.
    • Reviewing and approval of proposed install projects to ensure effective jobsite execution.
    • Scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
    • Management, evaluation and training of SES employees.
    • Routine interaction with SES customers to ensure complete satisfaction.
    • Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
    • Installation of solar components.
    • Installation of solar panels.
    • AC & DC electrical wiring, communications and monitoring systems.
    • Install commissioning and inspection.
    • Job documentation.
    • Maintenance of a safe job site.
    • Completes and stays current on safety and industry training.

    Required Skills

    • Minimum current Journeyman level electrical certification or sufficient recorded hours to sit exam successfully within 1 year of joining
    • Proven management/supervisory experience including on the job employee coaching, training and development.
    • Previous experience in PV installations.
    • Daily scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
    • Supervision, training and certification of install team employees against known performance standards.
    • Routine interaction with SES customers to update on project progress, incorporate changing needs and ensure complete satisfaction.
    • Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
    • Installation supervision of all solar electrical, mechanical, communications and monitoring components.
    • Understanding of and experience with conduit running and bending.
    • 3-Phase 480V electrics in addition to 120V/240V.
    • Supervision of site Health & Safety plan compliance.
    • Support of install commissioning process completion and job site handover.
    • Daily SES, client and regulatory job documentation upkeep.
    • Proven high level understanding of and experience with AC & DC electrical wiring
    • Ability to work in extreme environments hot sun, winter outdoor installs, attics etc.
    • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements as assessed by a qualified medical professional. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights.
    • Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools.
    • A focus on precision and quality.
    • Ability to use basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Email).
    • Ability to work as a team and foster a positive team spirit.
    • Strong communications skills to team, supervisor and peers.
    • Demonstrated roof or construction industry experience.
    • Ability to travel and work away from home if required.
    • Pass of a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.
    • Previous experience in roof work, general construction and/or carpentry.
    • Pass of a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.

    Desired Skills

    • Small/medium construction equipment (back hoe, skid steer, lift or lull)
    • NABCEP PV Installation Professional status.
    • Associates degree.

    Benefits • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.

    • Prevailing wage earning potential.
    • Paid time off.
    • Company truck for work usage.
    • Company 401K.
    • Paid per diem for time away from home.
    • Fully paid solar trade training.

    About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high- quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

    Apply: To apply, send your cover letter and resume (required for consideration) to Steve Ricketts at stever@sesre.com.


  • April 30, 2019 7:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    Employment: Guaranteed full-time

    Minimum Experience: Entry to mid-level

    Compensation: $14.00/hr. to $18.00/hr. based on experience level + company & performance bonus (up to 15%) + overtime + prevailing wage opportunities

    Location: Lexington/Louisville, KY

    Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking talented installers to join our rapidly growing team. The full-time position will be responsible for installing SES residential, commercial or utility solar energy systems. Experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry is strongly preferred but not required. Experience in construction would also be beneficial.

    Responsibilities:

    • Installation of solar components.
    • Installation of roof and ground based racking systems.
    • Installation of solar panels.
    • Basic electrical wiring.
    • Job documentation.
    • Completes and stays current on safety and industry training.
    • Maintenance of a safe job site

    Required Skills

    • Ability to work in extreme environments - hot sun/winter outdoor installs/attics.
    • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements as assessed by a qualified medical professional. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights.
    • Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Basic experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools.
    • A focus on precision and quality.
    • Ability to work in a team and foster a positive team spirit.
    • Strong communications skills with team, supervisor and peers.
    • Ability to travel and work away from home as required.

    Desired Skills

    • Previous experience in PV installations, roof work, general construction or carpentry.
    • Desire to progress towards Journeyman Electrician and/or NABCEP PV Installation Professional status.
    • All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.
    • Prevailing wage earning potential.
    • Paid time off.
    • Company 401K.
    • Paid per diem for time away from home.
    • Growth in commercial or residential teams to Lead Installer role.
    • Fully paid solar trade training.

    About Solar Energy Solutions:

    Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high- quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

    Apply: To apply, send your cover letter and resume (required for consideration) to Steve Ricketts at stever@sesre.com.


  • April 29, 2019 1:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Trayak 

    About this Job

    As a Sustainability Consultant Co-op, you will learn how to quantify the environmental impact of packages and products using our software platform EcoImpact. You will use the Life Cycle Assessment Solution EI-COMPASS to calculate various indicators like Green House Gas (GHG) and Water Consumption.

    You will work with a Sustainability consultant and engage with our customers as appropriate.

    The type of candidate we are looking for has:

    • Engineering background studying towards a BS
    • Preferably Junior and above.
    • Environmental Science knowledge
    • Good Analytical skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box

    Trayak is a young and rapidly growing company. We are actively hiring people. If you match the profile below and are passionate about product sustainability please send us your resume.

    About Trayak LLC

    Trayak is a product and package sustainability consulting & software solutions company. Our vision is to enable companies to design & manufacture their entire portfolio of products using sustainable strategies. Our mission is to provide easy to use decision tools that are embedded in their mainstream product development, manufacturing and launch processes. At Trayak, we strongly believe that companies that leverage Sustainable Product Lifecycle Management will benefit from optimal and profitable product strategies that grow their revenue and earnings.

    Location

    Mason, Ohio, United States of America

    Interested Candidates should submit resume to prashant.jagtap@trayak.com.

  • April 29, 2019 1:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Trayak LLC

    About this Job

    As a Sustainability Consultant, you will directly engage with companies and users of our software platform EcoImpact for mainstreaming sustainability. You will work with companies to help meet their sustainability goals for products and packaging.

    Using the EI-COMPASS solution you will perform a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) calculating environmental impact of packages and products. You will then provide guidance on how they can improve their packaging sustainability and use the data provided to make better decisions.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Recent graduate with BS in Environmental Engineering, Science or Chemical Engineering
    • Passionate about Sustainability
    • Environmental Science coursework and knowledge
    • Good Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box

    Trayak is a young and rapidly growing company. We are actively hiring people. If you match the profile below and are passionate about product & packaging sustainability please send us your resume.

    About Trayak LLC

    Trayak is a product and package sustainability consulting & software solutions company. Our vision is to enable companies to design & manufacture their entire portfolio of products using sustainable strategies. Our mission is to provide easy to use decision tools that are embedded in their mainstream product development, manufacturing and launch processes. At Trayak, we strongly believe that companies that leverage Sustainable Product Lifecycle Management will benefit from optimal and profitable product strategies that grow their revenue and earnings.

    Location

    Mason, Ohio, United States of America

    Interested Candidates should submit resume to prashant.jagtap@trayak.com.

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

    Organization: Granny's Garden School

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

    Primary Duties

    TEACHING

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

    SITE SUPPORT - GARDEN and/or NATURE TRAIL

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

    COMMUNICATIONS

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

    An ideal candidate will possess:

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

    Job Type and Pay

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

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


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