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  • April 28, 2021 3:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: City of Cincinnati

    Salary: $70,685.54 - $94,995.46 Annually

    Location: Ohio 45202, OH

    Job Type: Full-time Unclassified

    Department: City Manager's Office

    General Statement of Duties

    Responsible for analyzing current energy usage and developing the City's Energy Management Plan in order to minimize costs and environmental impact of the City's energy use and maximize sustainability (primarily through energy efficiency and renewable energy strategies) with ultimate goal of achieving 100% renewable energy by 2035. The Energy Manager will be responsible for planning, regulating and monitoring the energy use of all City of Cincinnati departments and City owned property. Work will include efforts to optimize and improve energy efficiency and the overall cost of energy through careful evaluation of the City's energy use, purchasing options for energy commodities and the implementation of energy-saving measures to achieve this purpose. The Energy Manager will assist City Departments by examining current use of energy, setting goals for future energy use, implementing new energy-saving and renewable energy measures, and making recommendations on maintaining energy production and distribution equipment. The Energy Manager will work to achieve the Energy and Built Environment recommendations laid out in the Green Cincinnati Plan. Work will also include leading the City's electric and natural gas aggregation programs, including overseeing the activities of the existing aggregation companies, and implementing new aggregation contracts over time. The Energy Manager will also lead the City's efforts to promote, encourage and incentivize energy efficiency and renewable energy work in private sector buildings through programs like SolarizeCincy. The Energy Manager will provide technical assistance to Departments around the utilization of electric vehicles. The Energy Manager will also work with external stakeholders and vendors to develop funding opportunities to implement energy programs. The Energy Manager should be focused on efficiency and safety, attempting to lower the cost of electricity and fuel use, while still allowing the City Departments to carry out their overall goals. Performs related duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)

    (Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs nor do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)

    Knowledge of:

    Knowledge of energy management program development.

    Knowledge of motor driven equipment (pumps fans, blowers, compressors, etc.), electric/pneumatic or other energy related controls, electric and natural gas utility operations, and HVAC and lighting systems.

    Ability to manage or recommend annual energy budgets for electric, natural gas, and fuel. Experience in energy procurement which may include utility rate making, real-time purchasing of utility power or other regulated / unregulated energy programs (including renewable energy credits (RECs)).

    Experience with energy billing audits, the EPA's ENERGY STAR certification program, aggregation account techniques, budget estimating and energy tracking.

    Experience in working with local, state, and federal governmental agencies such as OKI, the Public Utility Commission of Ohio, or US DOE.

    Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, and a basic knowledge of computer skills and Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

    Skill to:

    Operate a computer and other standard office equipment in performance of assigned duties.

    Operate monitors and various instruments in performance of job.

    Operate assigned vehicle in performance of job duties.

    Ability to:

    Inspect complex city facilities, equipment, and employee work practices to determine energy usage and opportunities for energy efficiency.

    Recommend and implement goals, policies, and procedures for providing effective and efficient energy use.

    Prepare clear and concise analytical and statistical reports.

    Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.

    Interpret and apply federal, state, and local codes, laws, and regulations.

    Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

    Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.

    Work independently in the absence of supervision.

    Understand and follow oral and written instructions.

    Recognize potential on-the-job hazards and respond appropriately.

    Required Education and Experience

    Each applicant must have a Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering, engineering technology, business, public administration or similar degrees; or related field with prior experience managing facilities energy, energy efficiency or renewables. Professional designation of Certified Energy Manager (CEM) by the Association of Energy Engineers is preferred. A Master's Degree in one of the above stated fields or professional certification from an accredited professional organization dealing with environmental issues is preferred. In addition, five years of experience in energy management, energy efficiency, mechanical / electrical systems design, construction, and/or maintenance, renewables, or closely related field. Detailed relevant experience with large industrial, utility or government entities in the area of energy procurement, especially experience in the State of Ohio and in the Duke Ohio service area is a plus.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS

    Must have a valid Driver's License.

    Other licenses and/or certifications may be required, depending on area of responsibility.

    MILITARY EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE EVALUATION

    Military education and experience may be substituted for college level course work at the lower and upper division baccalaureate and graduate levels and apprenticeship training at the vocational certificate level on a case by case basis based on the American Council on Education (ACE) Military Guide recommendations.

    Working and Physical Conditions

    Environmental Conditions: Travel from site to site; office/field environment; exposure to computer screens, noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases, potentially hazardous chemicals, toxic materials, potentially hostile environments; human or animal body fluids; waste and infectious materials; work at heights on scaffolding and ladders; work or inspect in confined spaces; work or inspect underground; work on slippery or uneven surfaces; work around heavy construction equipment; may be subject to call back and/or overtime work.

    Physical Conditions: Duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for heavy, moderate or light lifting; bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling; walking or standing for prolonged periods of time.

    Other Conditions: Travel to local energy conferences or training opportunities is expected. Periodic exposure to conditions in mechanical/boiler rooms, ceilings, roofs, and under floor areas. Occasional irregular hours.

    Agency: City of Cincinnati

    Address: 805 Central Avenue Suite 200 Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202

    Phone: 513-352-2400

    Website: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/cincinnati/default.cfm


  • April 27, 2021 10:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Urban Blooms

    Full-time · $11 - $17 / hour

    3895 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45229

    Urban Blooms is Growing! We are looking for a passionate team member who will help us maintain our growing number of Living Wall Installations. We have 75 living walls around the Cincinnati area and Midwest that need maintenance on a monthly basis. Currently, our maintenance manager is tending to these installations, we are looking for someone to assist him in this duty.

    Applicants should have experience or education in plant care. Standard maintenance includes replacing plants, pruning plants, removing spent leaves, and cleaning up the job site after maintenance has been performed. Some of our installations will require the use of a ladder; being comfortable working from heights is highly suggested. From time-to-time, there may be some opportunity to assist with the installation of plant material. If the applicant has a construction, plumbing, or carpentry background, there may be additional hours available to assist with new living wall installations.


  • April 26, 2021 4:42 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Our Land Organics

    Landscape Crew Member

    ● Competitive hourly rate $15-$17

    Our Land Organics is a small family-based, landscape design build and maintenance company. We are seeking the right person to fill the Crew Member position starting this spring 2021. We are looking for someone that wants to help bring regenerative landscapes to life and has a desire to learn and be a part of a growing team. We are plant lovers, soil geeks, and hard working individuals. We encourage growth, education and innovation in this burgeoning field of ecological landscaping and are seeking someone that is interested in growing with the company.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    All aspects of landscape/garden maintenance and installation including physical tasks such as weeding, pruning, raking, planting, mulching and composting plant beds.

    ● Work with the crew leader and other crew members to install new plant material, assist in hardscape construction, and perform maintenance tasks such as mulching, weeding, spring and fall clean-ups of residential and small commercial properties.

    ● Help ensure that tasks on the schedule are completed in a timely manner

    ● Provide feedback to crew leader on job status, material needs, on-site issues, and other relevant details to each project.

    ● Gardening skills: Pruning small trees and shrubs; weeding, deadheading, cutting back seasonal foliage, transplanting, divisions, planting

    ● General landscape cleanup: plant removal, mulch installation, soil enhancements and planting

    ● Care for and operate chainsaws and other landscape and mechanical equipment

    ● Work outside in all weather, performing activities including but not limited to: bending, kneeling, lifting, stooping, squatting, reaching and walking on uneven surfaces for long periods of time.

    ● Other duties as needed

    CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

    ● Hard working in a fast paced, physically demanding environment

    ● Ability to creatively and practically solve problems in the field

    ● Ability to provide feedback and solutions on issues in the field

    ● Ability to complete jobs with a high level of quality in the time allotted

    ● Ability to use mobile apps for accurate timekeeping and property notes

    ● Consistent ability to interact with co-workers, clients, and community in a respectful and professional manner.

    ● Dependable and able to work both independently and in a diverse team environment

    ● Ability to lift fifty pounds on a regular basis

    ● Ability to arrive to work on time each day ready to be part of a team

    ● Experience with dump trailers/truck a plus

    Earnings and advancement potential commensurate with overall experience and longevity.

    Experience:

    ● Past professional landscaping experience highly desired, knowledge of organic gardening preferred

    ● Plant identification skills for typical Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky gardens a plus

    License:

    ● Drivers (Required) - Clean drivers record

    Work Location:

    ● Multiple locations - our shop space is located in Loveland, Ohio

    Benefits:

    ● Paid Professional Development

    ● Paid holidays

    ● Benefit eligible after a probationary period

    ● After one successful season, candidate is eligible for paid time off

    Schedule:

    ● Our operating hours are Monday and Friday; 7:30AM to 4:00PM. There will be opportunity for overtime based on client / project demands.This is a full-time, hourly position

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Email resume, cover letter and three references to john@ourlandorganics.org


  • April 12, 2021 5:52 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: SWACO (Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio)

    Program Administrator - Food Waste

    SWACO is seeking a food waste programs administrator to facilitate project work of the Central Ohio Food Waste Initiative to implement their Action Plan in the Columbus region. Project areas led by the food administrator include: convening partners and facilitating work of the Central Ohio Food Waste Initiative, managing the Save More Than Food awareness campaign, recruiting food waste innovations to the region in partnership with Rev1 Ventures, engaging food businesses, schools, and workplace in food waste reduction work, and more! The administrator should be proficient in: project management, written and oral communication, and has prior experience and/or education in food systems, policy, environmental sustainability, or other related fields.

    Food Waste Administrator Position Posting: https://www.indeed.com/job/programs-administrator-food-waste-dd4dfa5b33092582

    Reach out To Lucy to Learn More About the Position:

    Interested candidates are welcome to reach out to the current Food Waste Administrator to learn more about what to expect in the position, working at SWACO, and more.

    Lucy.Schroder@swaco.org


  • April 12, 2021 12:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: 80 Acres Farm

    Position: Farm Technician

    Reports to: Farm Manager

    The Future of Fresh is Here!

    Food isn’t what it used to be. We made it better, and we did it by building a different kind of farm. A farm that doesn’t need sun, soil or favorable weather to do its thing. A farm where pesticides have no place—because everything’s indoors, monitored and controlled, 24/7. We built a farm where robots do the heavy lifting, so the humans can focus on growing the freshest, most nutritious food possible. A farm that can produce over 300 times more food than an ordinary farm. With 100% renewable energy. And 97% less water. Pretty unbelievable, right? Well, believe it. This farm is real. We call it 80 Acres Farms. Fresher food awaits you.

    Job Overview

    We are looking for self-motivated and driven individuals who can support and promote a team atmosphere. This individual will do so by providing basic crop handling responsibilities, including pruning, and maintaining vine crops; harvesting leafy greens, tomatoes, and herbs; performing quality inspections; and packing finished product. Farm Technicians will learn good manufacturing practices critical to food safety and to their team. Farm technicians will gain the hands-on experience and the initial skills needed to help promote advancement within the company.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Seed & harvest leafy greens, tomatoes, and herbs on commercial scale.

    • Basic crop maintenance, such as pruning.

    • Complete data collection and documentation to ensure traceability and inventory accuracy.

    • Operate machinery including scissor lift, automated seeder, & automated harvester.

    • Sanitation of farm materials.

    • Follow all GMP’s to ensure food safety.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Basic computer proficiency.

    • Ability to operate machinery, use a ladder, & lift 50 lbs.

    • Fast paced worker.

    • Detail and quality oriented.

    • Agriculture, science, and/or production background a plus.

    • Adaptability to fast pace environment and quickly evolving processes.

    • Ability to work weekends, as needed.

    Job Type: Full-Time

    Position Starting Rate: $13.50 Hourly

    Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Company paid life insurance; LTD, short term disability, and voluntary

    life are available. PTO. 401K with pre-tax and Roth options. Paid holidays.

    To Apply: https://www.80acresfarms.com/connect/careers/


  • April 12, 2021 12:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: 80 Acres Farm

    Position: Maintenance Technician (1st Shift)

    Reports to: Maintenance Lead

    The Future of Fresh is Here!

    Food isn’t what it used to be. We made it better, and we did it by building a different kind of farm. A farm that doesn’t need sun, soil or favorable weather to do its thing. A farm where pesticides have no place—because everything’s indoors, monitored and controlled, 24/7. We built a farm where robots do the heavy lifting, so the humans can focus on growing the freshest, most nutritious food possible. A farm that can produce over 300 times more food than an ordinary farm. With 100% renewable energy. And 97% less water. Pretty unbelievable, right? Well, believe it. This farm is real. We call it 80 Acres Farms. Fresher food awaits you.

    Job Overview

    We have an excellent opportunity for a motivated and skilled individual who can support and promote a team atmosphere in our rapidly growing organization. This individual will have a solid understanding of plumbing, HVAC and electrical systems. Strong work ethic, time management and organizational skills are a must.

    Responsibilities & Duties

    • Care for machinery and equipment by completing preventative maintenance, including lubricating moving components, adjusting parts.

    • Daily examination of equipment for assigned area to identify signs of excessive wear, defects, and damage. Repair industrial equipment and machinery to ensure they are always in proper working order.

    • Record all maintenance and repair services performed and keep track of all materials and parts used during the repair process.

    • Perform routine building maintenance duties, including painting, minor electrical repairs, plumbing, and heating/ventilation systems.

    • Track work progress in Maintenance System

    • Must follow GMPs and comply with all safety regulations.

    • Determine and troubleshoot issues.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge on electrical/Industrial controls.

    • HVAC (EPA 608 certified, preferred).

    • Understanding of Mechanical systems.

    • Adaptability to fast pace environment and quickly evolving processes.

    • Ability to operate machinery, use a ladder, & lift 50 lbs.

    • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time.

    • Ability to work in a team environment and follow instructions from Maintenance Lead.

    • May be required to work outside of normal work hours.

    Job Type: Full-Time (Tuesday – Saturday) or (Sunday - Thursday)

    Salary: $21- $28 an Hour

    Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision Insurance; Company paid life insurance; LTD, short term disability, and voluntary life are available. PTO. 401K with pre-tax and Roth options. Paid holidays.

    To Apply: https://www.80acresfarms.com/connect/

  • March 31, 2021 12:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Mill Creek Alliance

    The Mill Creek Alliance (Alliance) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. We champion the resurgence of the Mill Creek Watershed as a natural and community asset. We envision the watershed as a healthy ecosystem where people and communities can thrive. Our work focuses on RESTORATION, EDUCATION, and RECREATION.

    SUMMARY:

    The Community and Social Engagement Coordinator, in collaboration with the Alliance Executive Director and staff, supports the Alliance’s mission by engaging communities and communicating with the public about MCA’s mission and activities as well as organizing/managing volunteers for all programs in the organization.

    I. TEAMWORK AND PARTICIPATION

    ● Collaborate and coordinate with MCA program coordinators/directors

    ● Establish effective working partnerships with a wide range of watershed stakeholders

    ● Balance multiple priorities

    ● Communicate in a positive and respectful manner

    ● Demonstrate flexibility and cooperative attitude when faced with change

    ● Demonstrate strong multi-tasking abilities

    ● Work independently with minimal supervision

    ● Motivate and manage project teams to meet milestone schedules

    II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Outreach

    ● Support the mission of the Alliance by working closely with local communities, residents, businesses, agencies, and governmental organizations in the Mill Creek Watershed to foster partnerships.

    ● Organize and attend meetings that build relationships and support our efforts to champion the resurgence of the Mill Creek in all watershed communities.

    ● Work with staff and Board committee members to plan and organize outreach events.

    Communication

    ● Manage MCA external communication, including email campaigns (MailChimp), social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn), marketing campaigns, web content and blogging (Squarespace), newsletters and annual appeals, etc.

    ● Assure consistent and coordinated messaging across all MCA communications platforms.

    ● Support development activities including donor management and acknowledgement (DonorPerfect).

    Volunteers

    ● Recruit volunteers, manage the volunteer in-take process, orient volunteers to work assigned, evaluate volunteer experience, and find creative ways to express gratitude and maintain commitment.

    ● Work closely with program coordinators/directors to schedule and track volunteer participation/experiences.

    Other

    ● Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

    III. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

    Computer hardware and software, printer, copier, scanner, and mobile telephone

    IV. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

    V. WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The duties of this job are performed both inside a climate-controlled office setting and outside, and at times in inclement weather. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    VI. QUALIFICATIONS

    Education / Work Experience:

    ● Education and/or relevant experience working with communities and non-profit organizations

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    ● Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with watershed stakeholders, colleagues, supervisors, elected officials, and the public

    ● Proficient in Social Media

    ● Knowledgeable in web design, email marketing, and donor management software

    ● Experienced in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    ● Ability to work independently on several on-going projects setting incremental milestones while keeping sight of long-term objectives

    ● Ability to effectively balance multiple priorities in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

    ● Excellent written, verbal, and computer-based communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations to a variety of audiences

    ● Ability to maintain organized records

    ● Ability to articulate and present a positive professional image in person, on the telephone, and in electronic communications

    ● Valid Ohio Drivers’ License and access to a vehicle

    VIII.COMPENSATION AND HOURS

    This is a part-time (20 hours per week) grant-funded position. Office hours are flexible between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Evening and weekend hours are required and may be imperative for success in this position. Salary, wages, and benefits offered are based on a detailed rubric in order to assure equitable pay based on responsibility, education, experience, and history with the organization. Employees are paid twice a month.

    VII. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESSES

    Applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to David J. Schmitt at dschmitt@themillcreekalliance.org. Several candidates will be selected for interviews based on the written materials submitted. Final selection is based on the most qualified applicant as determined by one or more in-person interviews. The position is available immediately. Mill Creek Alliance is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, or disability as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. If an applicant meets all requirements and characteristics as indicated in the job description, hiring may be contingent upon successful completion of drug and alcohol test, background check, and physical.


  • March 29, 2021 1:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Mill Creek Alliance

    The Mill Creek Alliance (Alliance) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. We champion the resurgence of the Mill Creek Watershed as a natural and community asset. We envision the watershed as a healthy ecosystem where people and communities can thrive. Our work focuses on RESTORATION, EDUCATION, and RECREATION.

    SUMMARY:

    The Education Program Coordinator supports the Alliance’s mission by coordinating the 4 elements of the MCA Environmental Education programs for youth and adults.

    I. TEAMWORK AND PARTICIPATION

    ● Work collaboratively with Alliance program coordinators/directors

    ● Establish effective working partnerships with a wide range of watershed stakeholders

    ● Effectively balance multiple priorities

    ● Communicate in a positive and respectful manner

    ● Demonstrate flexibility and cooperative attitude when faced with change

    ● Demonstrate strong multi-tasking abilities

    ● Work independently with minimal supervision

    ● Actively manage and motivate project teams to meet milestone schedules

    II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    A. Coordinate 4 elements of the MCA Environmental Education program (Youth and Adults).

    ● School Programs/Teacher support-Middle- & High School (i.e cQHEI stream survey & water chemistry)

    ○ Connect with schools/teachers to coordinate Spring and Fall school programs

    ○ Develop curricula that includes the use of our restoration sites. Engage subject area experts to support the program as needed.

    ○ Coordinate transportation, permission forms, school schedules, water quality monitoring equipment and supplies, site preparation, environmental professional volunteers, etc.

    ● Service Learning Activities

    ○ Organize groups of \students or adults to engage in Service Learning activities

    ○ Mesh Service Learning with Restoration Site maintenance (working closely with Project Dir).

    ○ Research and develop appropriates sites and activities

    ○ Monitor and establish safety guidelines

    ● Internships (including Blue Team)

    ○ Maintain and develop connections with local higher education programs. Write job descriptions, advertise and review applicants for open positions on a regular basis.

    ○ Administer Internship program including Learning Agreements and documentation in coordination with MCA Program Directors.

    ○ Develop meaningful experiences for college students with environmental interests.

    ● Informal and Other Education

    ○ Teacher Training

    ○ Youth Stream Camp or other new summer youth program

    ○ Develop community and adult education opportunities.

    B. ADDITIONAL Organizational Responsibilities

    ● Support the mission of the Alliance in the course of interacting with businesses, residents, and local, regional, and national governmental organizations and agencies in the Mill Creek Watershed

    ● Assist with drafting relevant sections of grant applications.

    ● Work closely with local communities and local, state, and Federal stakeholders to foster partnerships and to help attain Alliance goals

    ● Perform other related duties assigned by the Executive Director, Alliance Chair & Board of Trustees

    III. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

    Laptop/Desktop computer; tablets, Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, and Adobe software; printers; copier and scanner; mobile telephone; personal office. Access to water testing laboratory facility.

    IV. PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The employee must occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds. Specific abilities required by this job include working with children in outdoor/stream bank environments. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

    V. WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The duties of this job are performed both inside a climate-controlled office setting and outside, and at times in inclement weather. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    VI. QUALIFICATIONS

    Education / Work Experience:

    ● Relevant education and experience working with High- and Middle-School youth, college students, adult continuing education, and teacher training.

    ● Ohio Teacher certification preferred

    ● Create curriculum, align with Ohio State standards, develop lesson plans, and measure outcomes.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    ● Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with watershed stakeholders, colleagues, supervisors, elected officials and the public

    ● Ability to work independently on several on-going projects setting incremental milestones while keeping sight of long-term objectives

    ● Excellent written, verbal, and computer-based communication skills, including the ability to deliver presentations to a variety of audiences

    ● Ability to maintain organized records including

    ● Ability to track project finances for grant reporting and Alliance budgeting purposes

    ● Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    ● Valid Ohio Drivers’ License and access to a vehicle

    VIII.COMPENSATION AND HOURS

    This is a part-time (20 hours per week) grant-funded position. Office hours are flexible between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend hours are required. Salary, wages, and benefits offered are based on a detailed rubric in order to assure equitable pay based on responsibility, education, experience, and history with the organization. Employees are paid twice a month.

    VII. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESSES

    Applicants must submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to David J. Schmitt at dschmitt@themillcreekalliance.org. Several candidates will be selected for interviews based on the written materials submitted. Final selection is based on the most qualified applicant as determined by one or more in-person interviews. The position is available immediately.


  • March 22, 2021 1:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Community Earth Alliance

    CINCINNATI, OHIO

    April or May to September 30, 2021

    You will have the unique opportunity to live and work in an urban ecovillage homestead, learn gardening, work with other ecovillage residents and with a permaculture project as well as spend time in nature.

    This urban ecovillage is located just seven minutes from downtown Cincinnati. The ecovillage is in an existing 100 year old neighborhood. It is an experiment in making our cities ecological places to live.

    YOU WILL WORK 24 HOURS PER WEEK AS AN ECOVILLAGE INTERN:

    Responsibilities:

    To do whatever tasks are required to maintain the homestead. Such as:

    Helping keep up their gardens

    Food preservation

    Do trail work, clearing fence rows and controlling weeds

    Work on the forest garden

    Straightening, painting, cleaning

    Also:

    Help with educating people about urban ecovillages. Help with:

    Ecovillage podcast

    Publishing and marketing book on ecovillage

    Assist others in the ecovillage when needed.

    Work on a Permaculture project

    Assist Community Earth Alliance with its projects.

    Work with the Rights of Nature movement

    Opportunity to: spend time in nature, with other ecovillagers and for personal growth.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Comfortable working outdoors in hot, buggy, muggy, rainy or muddy situations, and in beautiful weather.

    Are responsible, self-driven and open to working with a team but also on your own.

    An interest in learning about alternative lifestyles based on a love for Earth.

    Interested in learning about the ecovillage

    Computer skills. Ability to work on websites would be helpful

    COMPENSATION

    Intern will be offered housing, plus a $60 per week stipend and an opportunity to learn.

    If you are a college student and are interested in gaining credit for this experience we would be willing to work with your college or university to make this happen.

    Contact:

    Jim Schenk

    553 Enright Ave.

    Cincinnati, OH 45205

    513-921-1932

    jschenk@imagoearth.org

    Comments from interns from previous year:

    This position is perfect for any individual interested in living a sustainable lifestyle, and learning how to better do so. It is a nourishing environment to learn, as with it comes access to many individuals with a broad range of knowledge and talents that are eager to talk about and teach them. Being an intern means that you are available to help with odd jobs that may arise, so flexibility and an open mind to learning new skills is helpful. I would highly recommend this position for individuals who are eager to learn and willing to work. You will acquire new skills and a unique and priceless experience in return.

    And:

    It is an amazing experience. It is real immersion so need to be willing to work after hours. The work itself isn’t difficult but it takes time and dedication.

    You’ll meet a lot of incredible people and become part of the community.

    You can get out of it what you want, as long as you know what you want out of it.

    It’s nothing like working in an office. You have to enjoy getting dirty.

    It is definitely worth it.


  • March 16, 2021 10:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Northern Kentucky University

    Department Power Plant

    Compensation Title EMS/HVAC Systems Specialist

    Position Status Regular

    Work Schedule

    80 hours Bi-weekly, shifts to include working every other weekend, shifts also include 1st and 3rd shift hours. 12 hours a day

    Hours per Week 40

    Months per Year 12

    Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

    Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

    Purpose of Position

    This 80 hour/bi-weekly ESSENTIAL position is responsible for monitoring, operating and maintaining chilled water and steam equipment and systems in a newly constructed power plant. Also responsible for energy management measures associated with heating/cooling operations. This position is required to work when the University is closed due to adverse weather conditions or other emergencies that may require closing of the University for the safety of faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

    Primary Responsibilities

    Power Plant operations, which include maintaining proper temperatures in campus facilities through efficient operation of boilers, chillers, air handlers, pumps, etc. Monitor the energy management system for alarms related to building trouble and fires, freeze-stats, boilers, air handlers, HVAC equipment, pumps, etc. Dispatch general maintenance mechanics for after-hour problems involving plumbing, electric, elevators, locks, fire and other emergencies. The Power Plant is a 24/7/365 operation.

    Qualifications

    Graduation from high school or GED and two years of experience in Power Plant maintenance/energy management operations and HVAC systems. Acceptable minimum equivalent is two years experience in Power Plant operations and maintenance. Technical/Vocational school certifications in HVAC or boiler operator’s license/stationary engineer’s license preferred. Apprenticeship program in a related field is preferred. Requires mechanical aptitude, skills and knowledge to operate campus boilers, chillers and HVAC systems. Basic computer skills are required; knowledge of computerized energy management systems is preferred. Ability to safely operate hand and power tools, testing equipment, machinery and vehicles is required. Ability to work overhead, on ladders, on catwalks and other elevations, and in confined spaces is required. Ability to perform medium heavy to maximum physical exertion is required. Maturity, integrity, detail-orientation, self-motivation, good judgment and the ability to work independently with minimum supervision is required. A valid driver’s license is required as is dependable transportation. Requires the ability to report to work in severe weather, natural disasters, and other emergencies. The ability to work any hours as needed to provide 24/7/365 coverage is required. All applicants must fill-out an online staff application.

    Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

    Minimum Education High School Diploma

    Preferred Education High School Diploma

    Minimum Experience 3 years

    Salary $16.55/hr + NSD

    Pay Grade S68

    Job Open Date 03/10/2021

    Open Until Filled Yes

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