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  • March 05, 2020 1:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County was created in 1930 with the mission to protect local natural resources and to provide outdoor recreation and education for area residents. You can help protect our parks and our mission by bringing your unique experience, background and perspective to work as a Park Ranger. A Park Ranger provides professional law enforcement service and protection. Maintains park security, protects and serves park visitors, protects property and enforces park regulations and state laws. A certified law enforcement officer.

    This part time position requires working rotating shifts on evenings, weekends and holidays. Typical starting pay rate is $17.72/ hour

    Job Skills / Requirements

    Provides professional law enforcement protection and service. Patrols areas in cruiser, on foot, by boat, bicycle, and ATV.

    Maintains good public relations and service to park visitors. Provides information to park visitors, answers questions, gives directions, and provides assistance. Exercises tactical communication skills to assist in handling violators and general public.

    Enforces park rules, regulations and by-laws, and Federal laws and State laws. Apprehends, arrests, and processes violators. Responds to reports of criminal activity, and reacts appropriately, consistent with standard law enforcement practice, to maintain security and public safety.

    Serves as first responder to emergency situations. Responds to fire alarms and provides support to firefighters. Responds to medical emergencies, administers first aid and CPR, and calls for appropriate medical personnel. Responds to traffic accidents and assists injured parties. Conducts investigations and completes accident reports.

    Provides assistance and support to other police agencies in emergencies or as requested in accordance with policy.

    Completes reports to accurately and completely reflect incidents including witnesses, suspects, statements, evidence and other documentation.

    Provides testimony in courts of law, and provides assistance and support to prosecutors in preparing cases.

    Maintains security of park buildings and facilities. Conducts security checks, alarm checks, secures gates and doors, and identifies situations and appropriately responds in accordance with generally accepted law enforcement practice. Opens and closes parks.

    Directs and controls traffic flow. Operates radar to enforce speed limits and cites persons violating traffic laws. Makes decisions pertaining to closing park roads or parks during weather or other emergencies.

    Maintains current working knowledge of law enforcement practice and methods. Attends required trainings to update knowledge and skills.

    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.

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    May be assigned additional responsibilities to meet department needs, including field training officer to provide field training for newly hired Rangers, instructor to provide skills training and program presenter to provide public programs and activities

    Responds to conflicts and complaints, collects information, communicates with all parties, and forwards to responsible party for response. Sells motor vehicle permits. Cleans cruiser and performs minor maintenance as needed. Cleans station.

    Transports and makes bank deposits.

    May serve as Academy instructor, Color Guard, on SWAT team, HCPA or on deer management team.

    Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes.

    Performs other job duties as assigned.

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED

    Cruiser; law enforcement equipment including firearms, baton, radar equipment, police radio, cellular telephones, mobile dispatch computer, desk top computer; crime scene processing equipment, patrol boat, chemical spray, first aid equipment, drug testing instruments, cameras, in-car camera and recording devices; SWAT related equipment; color guard gear; haz-mat related equipment; alarm systems; patrol bikes, ATV; truck, tack; taser.

    CONTACT WITH OTHERS

    GPHC staff, Board and volunteers; general public; other law enforcement departments; fire departments; crime laboratories; judges; prosecutors; defense attorneys; corrections officers; violators; event organizers and participants; contractors; complainants, and other job contacts.

    CONFIDENTIAL DATA

    Individuals criminal and traffic history and personal information; confidential investigations.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Exposure to all weather conditions when on patrol. The employee uses or works in proximity to the use of OC, taser, ASP and firearm, and has contact with potentially violent or emotionally distraught persons, with constant potential exposure to injury or life threatening situations typical of law enforcement.

    The employee must work with or in the vicinity of unpleasant situations including physical and verbal attack, fire, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials or hazards, utilizing prescribed safety and health precautions. Rangers are occasionally exposed to tragedies, including injury and death of others. When assigned to deer management team, rides on outside of truck, or sits in tree stands at night, during winter.

    USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    While performing duties of this job, the employee frequently sits in or operates a cruiser while gaining access to various worksites for extended periods. Stands for extended periods of time. Patrols trails on foot and rides bikes. Hikes over rough terrain on boundary checks, or off trails for extended distances. Pursues on foot, and apprehends fleeing suspects. May occasionally balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb stairs, trees, walls, fences and steep embankments in pursuit of suspects, or to assist the public. May occasionally physically wrestle, control and subdue persons of varying weights and strengths, and exert extreme physical effort during relatively short periods of time. Removes, lifts, and/or carries injured persons to safety or aid. Administers and maintains CPR for an extended period. Handles emergencies and job duties after physical exertion, and runs for cover in life threatening situations. Pushes motor vehicles and changes tires, and carries heavy equipment and supplies. The employee manipulates fingers, and extends arms, and aims when firing a handgun or discharging a shotgun. Uses usual vision demands, with occasional attention to detail [e.g., during crime scene investigations] and with occasional long distance requirements. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision, with the ability to adjust focus when using computer screens. The employee normally must be able to converse verbally with the general public and others, and to hear. Drags deer up hills and over debris in winter when assigned to deer management team.

    Education Requirements (Any)

    High School Diploma/GED

    Certification Requirements (All)

    LEADS certifications;

    Ohio Peace Officer Annual Firearm’s Qualification.

    Ohio Basic Peace Officer Certification

    State Motor Vehicle Operator's License

    Certified in first aid and CPR

    Regional Computer Information Center Certification

    Additional Information / Benefits

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of: law enforcement; federal, state and park laws and regulations relating to law enforcement; criminal procedures; CPR, first aid and other medical procedures; tactical communications; general law enforcement safety practices; firearm safety; general park functions and services. Ability to: work in all kinds of weather conditions; maintain calm and professional demeanor under pressure; think clearly and reasonably during emergency situations; communicate effectively with all types of persons; keep calm under pressure; exercise sound judgement in dealing with a variety of situations and incidences; react appropriately in life threatening situations; maintain confidentiality of confidential or sensitive subject matter; recognize unusual, threatening or emergency situations and take appropriate actions within standard police procedure; work with, and back up fellow officers; demonstrate good observation skills; react with sound judgment and courage. Exhibit good problem solving and good judgement in keeping with the mission of the park district; maintain confidential and sensitive information; understand and demonstrate respect for cultural and socio-economic differences; support a working atmosphere consistent with Great Parks’ equal employment opportunity; embrace and support constructive change; consistently follow safety and security procedures and practices; contribute toward building a positive team working environment; establish and maintain an effective working relationship with associates, officials, general public, and other job contacts.

    Skill in: verbal communications; public relations; safe and effective use of firearms; unarmed self-defense; de-escalation techniques; operation of motor vehicle at safe speeds for quick response; use of defensive driving tactics; use of law enforcement equipment; CPR; First Aid; completing incident reports and logs.

    QUALIFICATIONS An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Ohio Peace Officer Certification

    • Physician’s Release Form Completed

    • Pass psychological, polygraph, and/or voice stress analysis examinations.

    • Pass a criminal background check and background check investigation.

    • Minimum 21 years of age

    • No felony or domestic violence convictions

    Preferred:

    • Associates degree in law enforcement, criminal justice, natural resources, or related field.

    Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

    LICENSE OF CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License that meets GPHC current carrier guidelines; Ohio Peace Officer Certification; First Aid; CPR; Regional Computer Information Center certification; LEADS certifications; Ohio Peace Officer Annual Firearm’s Qualification.

    Pay range for this position is $17.72-22.47/ hour depending on experience.

    Benefits include: membership in Ohio Public Employees Retirement System; free or discounted use of many Great Parks recreational activities.

    Selection Process-

    Applications accepted until all positions are filled

    The selection process consists of phone screenings for qualified candidates, a panel interview and a comprehensive background check.


  • March 05, 2020 1:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting resumes for Full Time Conservation and Parks Technicians. Two positions are available, one at Sharon Woods Park and one at Miami Whitewater Forest.

    Qualifications for Sharon Woods Park will prefer a background in maintenance of both developed and natural areas while qualifications for Miami Whitewater Forest will prefer a background in maintenance of natural areas.

    Performs a variety of technical, manual and administrative labor to maintain groups, trails, equipment, facilities, and manage natural areas. Serves as functional supervisor of Seasonal and Part Time staff, and volunteers on an assigned basis. Requires work on weekends, holidays, evenings, and work outside of normal schedule.

    Job Skills / Requirements

    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.

    Performs various natural resource management tasks, including invasive species removal, forest management, tree planting, wildlife management, grassland management and prescribed burns.

    Mows natural areas, plants native plants and harvests seed for propagation. Conducts exotic species surveys and facilitates research projects. Identifies native trees and herbaceous plants species to map plant cover and recognize management needs in natural areas.

    Installs and maintains nest boxes. Assists with hazard tree assessment and applies herbicides according to label instructions.

    Performs grounds and horticultural duties including mowing, planting, mulching, and maintaining plants, flowers, shrubs and trees, waters and fertilizes plants, prunes trees and shrubs, weeds landscape beds, applies pesticides, removes leaf debris.

    Provides routine maintenance on nature trails and paved trails. Assists with sustainable trail building, and recognizes potential hazards to visitors.

    Serves as on-call to plow snow from roadways, parking areas and walkways using trucks, plows, UTVs, and hand tools. Applies salt to roadways, parking areas and walkways.

    Repairs roadways and trails by patching pot holes and sealing cracks.

    Performs minor mechanical repairs and performs routine preventative maintenance to tractors, mowers, pumps, utility vehicles, trucks and other equipment; such as oil changes, lubrication of moving parts, fluid checks, belt replacement and other routine checks.

    Performs rough carpentry, paints walls and ceilings, replaces signs, repairs fences, tables and other maintenance duties. Sweeps and mops floors, picks up litter, empties trash and cleans restrooms. Makes minor repairs to buildings and facilities. Completes required inspections.

    Performs irrigation system repairs. Maintains sewage treatment plants. Repairs water and sewer lines and performs minor plumbing maintenance at park facilities.

    Reports work progress and related information to Conservation & Parks Manager on a regular basis. Plans projects in collaboration with supervisor and others.

    Maintains purchasing records and is responsible for purchasing card expenditures and reports.

    Responds to public questions and needs in a respectful and courteous manner.

    Performs job duties in accordance with Great Parks of Hamilton County’s policies, procedures, and performance expectations.

    Works assigned schedule, exhibits regular and punctual attendance and works outside of normal schedule as required.

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Monitors work progress performed by seasonal employees and volunteers’ provides direction, trains, resolves routine problems and ensures work is completed. Coordinates, assists, and directs volunteer and student group projects.

    Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes.

    SCOPE OF SUPERVISION

    Provides functional supervision to seasonal staff, contractors, and volunteers on an assigned basis.

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED

    Sprayer and other pesticide application equipment; dump truck; trailers; ATV; skid steer and attachments; tractors; bush hog; large mowers; seed drill; seed harvester; rototiller; string trimmer; chain saw; shovel; various gardening tools; screwdriver; circular saw; hammer; drills; grinders; wrenches; snow plow; salt spreader; cutting torches; carpentry tools; paint sprayers; paint stripper; chipper; stump grinder; tar wagon; various specialized landscape equipment; trail maintenance tools; backpack sprayer; GPS devices and maps; drip torch; outboard motor; water testing and other monitoring equipment; computer, and other standard office and industry equipment.

    CONTACT WITH OTHERS

    Great Parks staff and volunteers; General public; volunteer groups; student work groups; other government entities; researchers; contractors; vendors and other job contacts.

    CONFIDENTIAL DATA

    Alarm codes; research and wildlife management information.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Working conditions typical of an outdoor environment, including frequent exposure to extreme heat and cold, rain, snow, dust, fumes from power equipment and chemicals, noise, smoke, stinging insects, mosquitoes, and poison ivy. The employee is exposed to usual safety risks inherent in operating equipment and performing maintenance responsibilities. Occasionally normal office working conditions when performing administrative work and night work during deer management program.

    USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The following physical demands are typically exhibited by position incumbents performing this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. These physical demands are not, and should not be construed to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the employer, employee and/or applicant identify tasks where reasonable accommodations may need to be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties because of an ADA disability.

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

    The employee frequently stands or walks for extended periods of time, and occasionally sits. The employee frequently reaches with hands and arms, climbs and balances, stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls.

    Employee typically exhibits normal vision demands. Vision demands include close vision, with the ability to adjust focus when reading a computer screen and maintaining database records.

    Employee regularly lifts or exerts force on items up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lifts or exerts force on items up to 50 lbs.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of: building, facility, equipment, grounds, and trails maintenance methods and procedures; sprayer and pesticide application methods and safety procedures; functional supervisory techniques; safe operation of tools and equipment; natural resource management practices; botany; wildlife life history; identification and ecology of local plant communities; horticultural and landscape practices; safety practices.

    Ability to: Exhibit good problem solving and good judgement in keeping with the mission of the park district; maintain confidential and sensitive information; understand and demonstrate respect for cultural and socio-economic differences; support a working atmosphere consistent with Great Parks’ equal employment opportunity; embrace and support constructive change; consistently follow safety and security procedures and practices; contribute toward building a positive team working environment; establish and maintain an effective working relationship with associates, officials, general public, and other job contacts.

    Skill in: operating job-related equipment; application of pesticides; field supervision; maintaining accurate records; preparing field and operational reports; identifying plants and wildlife; operation of computers; application of jo

    Education Requirements (Any)

    High School Diploma/GED

    Certification Requirements (All)

    State Motor Vehicle Operator's License

    Additional Information / Benefits

    QUALIFICATIONS

    An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is:

    High School Degree or GED with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in parks & recreation, natural resources, facility maintenance, horticulture, or grounds maintenance. Or Associates Degree in Parks & Recreation, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Botany or related field can substitute for work experience.

    Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

    LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    State Pesticide Applicator’s License in category 5 (industrial vegetation) or other specific categories as required, within 12 months of employment, State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License that meets GPHC current carrier guidelines.

    Typical starting rate is between $18.09-$22.61/hour depending on experience. .

    Apply by 11:59 pm, April 30, 2020


  • March 05, 2020 1:11 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Golf Course Superintendent 

    Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for a Full Time Golf Course Superintendent at Winton Woods for the Mill Course and Meadow Links & Golf Academy. This position supervises assigned staff to accomplish daily maintenance and care of golf course turf, landscaping, irrigation, equipment and facilities within assigned location(s). Works closely with the Golf General Manager to monitor and control expenditures. Ensures safe conditions for guests and staff.

    Weekend, early morning and holiday hours will be required with this position.

    Job Skills / Requirements

    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.

    The Golf Course Superintendent is responsible for the completion of daily maintenance and care of golf course turf, landscaping, irrigation, equipment and facilities within assigned location(s). Responsible for the coordination and application of all turf grass related chemicals, herbicides, pesticides, fertilizer and fungicides.

    Directly supervises full-time and part-time staff to accomplish assigned tasks; 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; provides guidance; resolves work issues and ensures work complies with Great Parks’ policy and performance standards.

    Provides leadership, direction, supervision, and guidance to staff to promote positive employee morale and maximize work performance. Schedules and delegates assignments and ensures work complies with quality standards, timeframes and specifications.

    Monitors and controls expenditures both direct and indirect. Prepares and maintains daily, weekly and monthly records and reports. Approves purchasing card expenditures. Provides input into operating budget review and development. Manages payroll budget and maintenance supply budget. Identifies and prioritizes capital improvement needs. Assists in the purchase of capital equipment and turf chemicals.

    Works closely with the Golf General Manager to establish work priorities and needs and determines project goals, time frames and standards. Works and communicates effectively with other departments, leadership, peers and subordinates; attends and participates in meetings; completes required training.

    Inspects work in progress, and ensures work quality meets established standards. Analyzes and resolves difficult problems and provides direction as necessary. Oversees independent contractors in the completion of various projects.

    Assumes responsibility for safety of employees in operation of equipment and performing other work tasks. Trains employees on safe and proper work methods and equipment. Monitors safety records and creates safety programs. Ensures golf course conditions and infrastructure are safe for park guests.

    Ensures proper maintenance, servicing, safety and function of golf equipment, vehicles and tools. Works cooperatively with assigned Conservation & Parks mechanic and various third-party repair services.

    Participates in continuing education opportunities such as seminars, workshops, correspondence courses and trade shows.

    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.

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED

    Computer and other general office equipment; sprayer and other pesticide application equipment; turf equipment; dump truck; tractor; snow plow; skid steer loader; trencher; mower; string trimmer; various saws; shovel; various gardening tools; screwdriver; hammer; wrenches; blowers; drills other hand tools; other industry related equipment.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Normal office working conditions with frequent exposure to noise, dust, heat, cold, rain and other inclement weather conditions; occasional exposure to typical traffic conditions and hazards.

    USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The following physical demands are typically exhibited by position incumbents performing this job’s essential duties and responsibilities. These physical demands are not, and should not be construed to be job qualification standards, but are illustrated to help the employer, employee and/or applicant identify tasks where reasonable accommodations may need to be made when an otherwise qualified person is unable to perform the job’s essential duties because of an ADA disability.

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

    The employee frequently walks or stands, occasionally sits for an extended period of time. Employee regularly reaches with hands and arms, climbs and balances, stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls.

    Employee frequently exhibits normal vision demands. Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a computer or tablet screen.

    Employee regularly lifts or exerts force on items up to 25 pounds, with occasional weights in excess of 50 pounds.

    Education Requirements (Any)

    High School Diploma/GED

    Associates Degree

    Certification Requirements (All)

    State Motor Vehicle Operator's License

    Additional Information / Benefits

    QUALIFICATIONS

    An appropriate combination of education, training, course work and experience may qualify an applicant to demonstrate required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An example of an acceptable qualification is: High School Degree or GED and Associate’s Degree in Turfgrass Management, Agronomy, Arboriculture, Horticulture, Botany or related program and five years’ work experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of park and golf course management.

    Ability to document identity and employment eligibility within three (3) days of original appointment as a condition of employment in compliance with Immigration Reform and Control Act requirements.

    LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

    State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License that meets GPHC current carrier guidelines; State Pesticide Application License within one year of employment.

    Starting pay for this position is $49,504-$61,881/year depending on experience.

    Applications must be received by 11:59pm on April 30, 2020


  • March 04, 2020 11:14 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)



    Event Management Intern

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking an Event Management Intern to work approximately 20 hours per week from May through September, with the possibility for an extension. The Event Management Intern will work closely with the Director of Public Engagement to provide support for key organizational events.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella leads collaboration, incubates ideas and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. We envision a vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life. To that end, we collaborate with businesses, institutions, non-profits, local governments and concerned citizens to bring our vision to life throughout our region’s10-county tri-state area.

    Qualifications:

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

    About the Position:

    Interns work alongside staff to support the many projects and initiatives undertaken by our Impact Teams and Initiatives that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts. This is a paid internship with an hourly rate of $10/hour for an average of 20 hours per week from May through September (hours are flexible but will mostly take place during workdays: Mon-Fri, 9:00 am–5:00 pm). The intern will work out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There will be some evening and weekend hours required.

    Specific responsibilities include:

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

    o        Great Outdoor Weekend (September 29 & 30)

    o        Green Drinks (first Thursday of the month, 5:30-7:00 pm)

    o        Green Umbrella Impact Team Quarterly Meetings

    o        Other events as needed

    ·      Update event websites

    ·      Manage registration before and during events, coordinate registration communications

    ·      Support sponsor management and benefit fulfillment

    ·      Manage promotion of event through mass email, social media

    ·      Develop and implement evaluation methods for events

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

    ·      “Table” at public events to represent Green Umbrella

    ·      Other support activities as assigned

    ·      Answer Green Umbrella office phones

    ·      Data entry for email database as needed

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) as one PDF document to jobs@greenumbrella.org, with “Event Management Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until March 31. No phone calls please.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.


  • March 04, 2020 8:16 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste

    Position: Community Specialist (2204-56)

    Location: Cincinnati, OH

    Community Specialist (2204-56)

    Deadline to Apply:

    March 17, 2020

    Work Location:

    Environmental Services

    250 William Howard Taft

    Cincinnati, OH 45219

    Work Hours:

    Full-time 80 Hours/Bi-weekly

    Starting Salary:

    $41,600 Annually

    Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree in related field;

    Two (2) years relevant experience;

    or equivalent combinations of education, training and/or experience which indicates a thorough knowledge of program/functional area issues and operations, government structure and process and an advanced knowledge of public relations.

    Valid Driver's License issued by the state of residency.

    Job Duties (Summary):

    Establishes and maintains rapport with various communities (e.g. cities, villages, townships, etc.) or business and institutional representatives; attends related council, commissioner, business, and/or committee meetings; gives presentations. Manage Residential Recycling Incentive program and special projects related to communities.

    Provides technical assistance to communities, businesses, non-profits, and institutions (e.g. performs waste reduction and recycling assessments); assists with implementing waste reduction, reuse, composting, and recycling programs; provides accurate advice on waste disposal practices according to state and federal law; disseminates information pertinent topics. Provides technical support, records and documentation to communities and /or businesses; assists in the preparation of bid specifications, grant requests, etc.; meets with community representatives to review and evaluate the effectiveness of applicable programs and prepares revisions for the District plan as necessary.

    Establish and maintain rapport with reuse industries and organizations. Develop network of reuse organizations to share ideas. Disseminate information to residents about reuse through website or other means of communication.

    Work collaboratively and provide support to other staff; assist with special projects and programs; evaluate program effectiveness and create reports; attends promotional events (e.g. works in display booth as necessary); attends relevant meetings and seminars; monitors publications on relevant issues; other duties as assigned.

    Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

    Other duties as assigned.


  • March 04, 2020 8:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)




    Communications Intern

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking a Communications Intern to work approximately 20 hours per week starting in May and lasting through August, with the possibility for an extension. The Communications Intern will work closely with the Communications Director to produce and manage Green Umbrella’s communications materials that reach a broad public audience. This is a paid internship.

    About Green Umbrella:

    Green Umbrella leads collaboration, incubates ideas and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. We envision a vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life. To that end, we collaborate with businesses, institutions, non-profits, local governments and concerned citizens to bring our vision to life throughout our region’s 10-county tri-state area.

    Qualifications:

    Green Umbrella is seeking motivated and responsible college students, graduate students, or recent graduates with an interest in communications and a passion for environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Previous communications, graphic design and social media experience is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:

    Interns work alongside staff to support the efforts of our staffed initiatives, impact teams and member organizations that help our region become more sustainable. This is a paid internship with an hourly rate of $10.00. The intern will work on average 20 hours per week throughout the duration of the assignment. The intern will work out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There may be some evening and weekend hours required.

    Responsibilities:

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

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

    ·       Publish events, jobs and volunteer opportunities on the GU website

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

    ·       Other communications projects as assigned

    ·       Answer Green Umbrella office phones

    ·       Data entry for email database as needed

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) as one PDF to jobs@greenumbrella.org with “Communications Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until March 31. No phone calls please.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.


  • March 02, 2020 3:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Posted: Feb 28, 2020, 10:17 AM

    Closing Date: Mar 20, 2020, 04:00 PM

    Intermittent, 0-28 hours per week - Under supervision of the Facility & Event Manager performs a variety of general-purpose duties as required to facilitate the rental, food service, bar service and associated operational maintenance needs at the Voice of America Park. Minimum of 21 years of age. This intermittent position could work extended hours and/or a varied event-driven work schedule, including evenings, weekends and occasional holidays.

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

    Salary: $10.25 - $12.93 per hour depending on level of experience

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., March 20, 2020


  • March 02, 2020 3:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Posted: Feb 28, 2020, 10:19 AM

    Closing Date: Mar 20, 2020, 04:00 PM

    Seasonal, up to 40 hours/week – Employment in this position requires staff to work a varied schedule which may include evenings, weekends and occasional holidays between May and September, or as available. Reports to Facility & Event Manager or as otherwise assigned. Performs a variety of general-purpose duties as required to facilitate equipment, associated operational requirements and maintenance needs as well as concession sales at assigned locations.

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

    Salary: $10.25 to $12.93 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., March 20, 2020


  • March 02, 2020 3:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Posted: Feb 28, 2020, 10:21 AM

    Closing Date: Mar 20, 2020, 04:00 PM

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

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

    Salary: $13.50 - $16.13 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., March 20, 2020


  • March 02, 2020 3:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Posted: Feb 19, 2020, 02:16 PM

    Closing Date: Mar 6, 2020, 04:00 PM

    Part-time, year-round - This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. This position attends entrance of assigned parks; opens, closes and secures parks at established times under supervision of the Ranger Lieutenant. Employment in this position is part time and may require an irregular work schedule, including weekends and holidays, depending on the season of the year or as conditions warrant. For a complete job description and application, please visit our website at www.YourMetroParks.net or contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

    Salary: $10.25 -12.93 per hour

    Deliver in person or mail application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to jkimbrough@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., March 6, 2020


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