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  • February 10, 2019 10:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District

    This position is for 20 hrs/week for a maximum of twelve weeks (max 240 hours). Position available between May 20, 2019 - September 1, 2019. This position must be part of the student’s co-op/internship class in which students are currently enrolled.

    Duties Include:

    • Assist in staffing public event displays on weekends and evenings
    • Prep displays and give-a-ways for events
    • Inventory materials and restock after events
    • Assist Stream Specialist in collecting stream data in field
    • Possibly provide public education presentations
    • Possibly produce or assist in production of web, print &/or video content
    • Other duties as assigned

    Skills required:

    • Currently taking coursework to attain or possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in planning, environmental sciences, engineering, education, public relations, communications, graphic design or other related field.
    • A direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to soil & water.
    • Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and enthusiastic manner.
    • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office.
    • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite or Geographic Information Systems is a plus.
    • Work well within a team: respect and support initiative of others; communicate in a timely and candid manner with team members.
    • Ability to lift at least 25 lbs.
    • Be available on most weekends and some evenings.
    • Have a Valid Driver’s license and Automobile insurance.
    • References, transcripts and writing samples should be provided upon request.
    Hourly salary - $12.00.

    Deadline for application - March 2, 2019.

    Send resume and cover letter to:
    Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Attn: John Nelson, PR Specialist
    1325 E Kemper Road,
    Suite #115
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45246


    Or email:

    john.nelson@hamilton-co.org
    Tel: 513-772-7645

    Visit our web site at www.hcswcd.org

  • February 10, 2019 10:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    Duration: May 27, 2019 - August 9, 2019, All staff have OFF the week of July 1-5.
    Hours: 40 hours per week; 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F.
    Compensation: $1,300 stipend

    Responsible to: Senior Camp Counselors, Camp Coordinator, Education Coordinator & Director of Education

    General and Specific Responsibilities:

    • Assist Senior Counselors in guiding a group of 6-11 campers safely around the farm, knowing the location of all of your campers during camp hours
    • Work with Senior Counselors in planning and carrying out camp programs, leading small and large group activities, supervising campers’ participation in structured activities, and being an active part of all activities (i.e. animal interactions, lunchtime games, egg collecting, produce harvesting)
    • Interact appropriately with campers in a variety of situations using positive behavior-management techniques including: enthusiasm, patience, sensitivity, a sense of humor, and self-control
    • Work with Senior Counselors to guide the Counselors-in-Training (13-15 years old) in your group
    • Work with other camp staff to complete morning set-up and afternoon clean-up of camp areas
    • Required attendance at the scheduled training sessions and daily staff meetings

    Environmental Education Experience:

    • Gain valuable experience in farm-based environmental education by working alongside senior counselor staff to teach campers from a variety of backgrounds and ages (3-13 years), with opportunities to plan and lead activities
    • Learn about and then guide campers through activities focused on daily farm and garden chores, farm animal care, hands-on nature exploration, cooking and food preparation, and camp favorites like songs, games, and crafts.  
    • Gain experience working in a cooperative, supportive, and educational working environment.
    • Participate in workshops and projects with other counselors to gain a better understanding of life on a working farm, local/sustainable agriculture and environmental education.
    • Junior Counselors receive one week of paid training. Camp Training Week is May 27th through May 31st, 2019. This includes the Memorial Day holiday

    Desired Qualifications and Experience:

    • Applicants must be at least 16 years of age by May 24th (required)
    • Previous experience working with children, camp or animals is strongly preferred
    • An ability to work as a member of a team and also work independently, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, open-mindedness, and flexibility
    • Demonstrated interest or special skills in environmental education, agriculture, sustainability, gardening, animal care, cooking, arts and crafts, and construction/building

    To apply for Junior Camp Counselor, visit: https://form.jotform.com/73204630492148


  • February 10, 2019 10:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    Duration: May 13, 2019 - August 9, 2019   
    Hours: 40 hours per week; 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F, with some days ending at 5pm.
    Compensation: $12/hour

    Responsible to: Education Coordinator & Director of Education

    Purpose: Serves as leader of farm-based summer day camp for campers age 3-13,  demonstrating leadership to Senior Counselors (age 18+), Junior Counselors (age 16-18) and Counselors-in-Training (age 13-15), overseeing camper arrival/departure and supervising safe and fun camper activities within a farm setting. Supports the GHF mission, promotes membership and acts as an advocate for GHF.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Oversee safe and successful day-to-day operations of camp, including camp set-up, camper arrival-departure, camp activities, camp clean-up, camper aftercare and staff debrief.
    • Create, file and organize all documents pertaining to camp, including camper/counselor medical forms, camper registration/arrival forms, photo/media authorization forms, and trail group lists.
    • Spend first week of summer going through camp supply inventory, purchasing supplies, creating materials, and coordinating with education coordinator about staff training week.
    • Lead senior counselors, junior counselors and counselors-in-training through staff training week, teaching blocks of schedule as needed.
    • Plan and schedule intern team building and training opportunities with specialists based on intern interest.
    • Provide guidance and mentorship to camp staff, providing performance reviews and resume assistance during scheduled performance reviews.
    • Perform on-site counselor housing inspections to ensure cleanliness and adherence to housing policy.
    • Take notes throughout summer and create documentation with the goal of improving camper, counselor and coordinator training materials and experiences.


    Desired Qualifications:

    • Applicant must be at least 18 years old (required)
    • Previous experience working with children (required), preferably in a day camp setting
    • An ability to manage other peers constructively, plan programs, conduct activities, and accept feedback
    • An ability to work as a member of a team and also work independently, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, open-mindedness, and flexibility
    • Demonstrated interest or special skills in environmental education, agriculture, sustainability, gardening, animal care, cooking, arts and crafts, construction/building
    • Current certifications in standard first aid and community CPR are preferred

    To apply for Summer Camp Coordinator, visit: https://form.jotform.com/80214605792152


  • February 10, 2019 9:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati

    Position Description: The Civic Garden Center Internship program is a ten week paid position ($12.00/hour). The intern will work in a variety of locations around the Greater Cincinnati area and will engage in a range of activities as they relate to the mission and programs of the Civic Garden Center. Working alongside Civic Garden Center staff, the intern will help lead Summer Sprouts Garden Camp programs, assist with Green Girls in STEM Camp, work on the Treeforestation Project (a habitat restoration project on forested land in Evanston), maintain the ornamental and edible landscaping on the grounds of the Civic Garden Center, and work in various Community and Children’s gardens. The intern will have the opportunity to attend community garden and horticultural classes and receive on-the-job training from horticulture and education professionals.

    Responsibilities:

    • Research, plan and implement garden lessons for children during Summer Sprouts Garden Camp
    • Assist with Green Girls in STEM Camp
    • Help with site preparation for the Treeforestation Project, including invasive species removal, soil prep, tree care and watering
    • Assist community garden and horticulture staff with ornamental and vegetable garden maintenance (plant seeds and starts, weed, water, prune, harvest, mulch, mow lawns, set up rain barrels, minor construction, manage compost, etc.)
    • Assist with programming in three community HUB gardens
    • Participate in community garden workdays with volunteer groups
    • Assist with Civic Garden Center events and education programs as needed
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications: Intern must have an interest in community engagement and gardening, a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record, excellent communication and inter-personal skills, be self-motivated and self-aware, and able to work with a team and independently. Prior gardening experience is preferred. Intern is expected to arrange transportation to and from the Civic Garden Center each day they are scheduled.

    Physical Requirements: Intern must be heat tolerant and able to work outside for extended periods of time. Intern must be able to able to lift and move at least thirty pounds; must be able to bend, stoop, kneel, etc.

    Work Hours:

    Begin Date: Monday, June 3, 2019

    End Date: Friday, August 9, 2019 Intern will work 20 hours per week, mostly between 9am-5pm. Some weekend events and evening hours may be required.

    All applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on March 1, 2019. Please send a cover letter and resume to:

    Civic Garden Center
    Attn: Ellie Falk, Youth Education Coordinator
    2715 Reading Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
    513.221.0981

    efalk@civicgardencenter.org

  • February 10, 2019 9:32 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Nature Center

    Do you love to share your passion for nature with children and others of all ages? Would you like to develop yourself as a professional with a wide range of experiences? Does it thrill you to employ creativity and innovation to your projects by thinking outside of the box? Do you enjoy hiking and spending time outdoors?

    If so, the Environmental Interpretation Internship at Cincinnati Nature Center might be for you!

    Cincinnati Nature Center is offering three highly selective environmental interpretation internships at the Rowe Woods site in Milford, OH. The Nature Center views today’s interns as tomorrow’s leaders. We love the energy, talent and creativity that interns bring to our team, and we strive to provide the kinds of real-world experience that will make each intern highly effective in their career. To this end, the Nature Center provides well-rounded training, on-the-job practice, and appropriate levels of challenge at one of the largest and most well-known nature centers in the country. We also provide time for evaluation and reflection, along with portfolio and resume building and interview practice. We want our interns to move on to positions of influence and leadership throughout the country.

    The 2019 internship is a paid, full time, 9-month internship beginning July 8th and will continue through the end of May. Summer opportunities (outside of the internship) may be available in the month of June.  Housing is provided on site for those who would like to live on site.

    What does it mean to be an environmental interpreter? Interpreters connect visitors to important natural, cultural, and historical resources at parks, nature centers, historical sites, aquariums, zoos, and anywhere that people come to learn about places. NAI defines interpretation as "a mission-based communication process that forges emotional and intellectual connections between the interests of the audience and the meanings inherent in the resource."  Cincinnati Nature Center provides each intern the opportunity to become a Certified Interpretive Guide through NAI. For additional information please visit www.interpnet.com.

    Supervisor: Director of Human Resources

    Category: Intern

    Department: Human Resources

    Schedule: Approximately 40 hours/week

    Revision: March 2019

    Purpose:

    The Environmental Interpretation Intern Program is designed to train tomorrow’s environmental education and natural history, interpretation leaders. This 9-month residential program provides well-rounded, continuous learning, hands-on skill development and appropriate levels of challenge at one of the nation’s largest nature centers. This program exposes interns to real world experiences and allows them to learn in a safe environment.

    Learning Objectives

    EDUCATION (40%)

    Teaching techniques and facilitation skills including: group management; front loading; safety on and off trails; scaffolding; bringing ideas back to the lesson/theme; using developmentally and age appropriate practices; working with children and guests who have various needs and abilities; questioning strategies; guided inquiry methods; and exposure to curriculum development.

    SCHOOL PROGRAMMING

    • Experience gained in leading school groups utilizing the tools listed above.
    • Interaction with teachers and chaperones.
    • Experience teaching a wide variety of different nature topics which adhere to state and federal teaching standards.
    • Exposure to nature-based early childhood education at CNC’s Nature Preschool.

    PUBLIC PROGRAMMING & INTERPRETATION (40%)

    • Develop and deliver public programs, drop-in enrichment stations and special event programming for a variety of audiences, including Scouts groups, homeschool groups, Nature PlayScape groups, and drop-in guests of all ages.
    • Facilitation of registered youth programs including children’s series, community outreach, and spring break camp.
    • Creation and evaluation of interpretive exhibits and materials.
    • Develop and facilitate interpretational Trailside Kit on local natural history topic for use with drop-in guests of all ages.
    • Develop and deliver Natural History Workshop presentation to CNC staff, volunteers, and potentially the public as a culminating project near the end of the internship.

    GUEST SERVICES (5%)

    Learn to provide high quality customer service by being trained in safety, risk management, incident response, and customer service skills, including front desk naturalist training.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION & ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (15%)

    The intern team will receive training in the following areas: soft skills training (giving and receiving constructive feedback, working as a team, etc.); hard skills training (local natural history, time management, etc.); career guidance (resume building, interview practice, etc.); interpersonal communication (MBTI/social styles, StrengthsFinder, etc.); as well as a variety of other trainings as requested/needed.

    Additional Job Responsibilities

    SPECIAL EVENTS: Provides support for special community/fundraising events as needed.

    These job responsibilities represent only the essential and most significant duties of the position. These duties may fall after hours and/or on weekends. This job description does not exclude other work assignments, directives and responsibilities not mentioned herein.

    Education and Competencies:

    • Associate’s degree or higher (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
    • A strong desire to work with children, families and the public in a nature setting

    Communication:
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Must maintain confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information

    Qualifications:

    • Collaborative working style
    • Great customer service skills
    • A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
    • General interest in nature and working with youth
    • Must pass a background check

    Computer Skills:

    • Proficient in Word, Power Point, Excel and other related software

    Work Environment:

    • The work is performed on-site, indoors in an office environment and outdoors in the nature preserve.
    • Local travel may be required. Some travel to regional conferences may be required. When a Nature Center vehicle is not available, the use of personal vehicle (reimbursed at IRS recommended rate) may be needed for Cincinnati Nature Center business.

    Physical Demands:

    • This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.
  • February 04, 2019 10:36 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking an Action Team Intern to work 10-15 hours per week. The position will begin in early February and run through the end of spring semester, with the potential to be extended after the semester ends. The Action Team Intern will work directly with the Green Umbrella Waste Reduction Action Team members and leadership by providing support to various projects related to the team’s Food Waste Reduction Campaign, including research, data analysis, preparing resource documents, online communications and tabling at events to educate the public about ways to reduce food waste. This is a paid internship with the pay rate of $9.50/hr.

    About Green Umbrella:

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

    Qualifications:

    Green Umbrella is seeking a motivated and responsible person with an interest in program management as well as a passion for environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent research, writing and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Previous communications and writing experience is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:

    Green Umbrella’s internships provide a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region. Interns work alongside Waste Reduction Action Team members to support the projects and initiatives undertaken by the Team that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts.  This is a paid internship, with an hourly rate of $9.50 for 10-15 hours per week throughout the duration of the assignment. The intern will work partially out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, but will also attend offsite meetings and events, and may work remotely. There will be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon the Waste Reduction Action Team’s event calendar.

    Typical responsibilities:

    • Attend monthly Action Team meetings (3rd Friday of month, 12:00-1:30 pm), serve as the note taker, prepare minutes for distribution to the group, follow up on action items.

    • Promote the wasted food awareness campaign by developing timely content for the Waste Reduction Action Team webpages, e-blasts and Green Umbrella’s social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter).

    • Research and assist the Waste Reduction Action Team with data collection.

    • Analyze best practices in food waste reduction, such as emerging apps for managing food recovery and overcoming barriers to adoption.

    • Assist the Waste Reduction Action Team with tasks necessary to advance initiatives, primarily the food waste campaign.

    • Collaborate with Sharing Tables Ambassador to target outreach to potential sources and recipients of recovered food.

    • Other Action Team projects as assigned

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) in one PDF document to Rashida Manuel, Director of Public Engagement at rashida@greenumbrella.org with “WRAT Internship” in the email subject line.

    Applications will be accepted until Friday, February 15th. No phone calls please.



  • February 04, 2019 10:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greater Cincinnati Water Works

    General Statement of Duties

    Under the direction of the Director, this employee provides executive level assistance to the Director by providing leadership in the area of communications; manages and supervises the assignments and review of staff; and is responsible for communication and marketing activities of the Communications Section of Greater Cincinnati Water Works (GCWW).  This employee develops, produces and implements media and marketing strategy, and marketing/media content; and oversees department branding initiatives, special events, public relations, employee engagement, internet/intranet content, and all aspects of social media management.  This employee will ensure excellent work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and perform the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. 

    Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)

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

    Knowledge of:

    • Principles and policies of water and stormwater programs and services.
    • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
    • Practices of management strategy.
    • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
    • Computer operations in performance of job duties.


    Ability to:
    • Supervise, organize and review the work of staff.
    • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
    • Compile and evaluate pertinent information for producing activity and management reports.
    • Evaluate financial controls and management controls for division; recommend improvements as necessary.
    • Interpret and explain departmental and city policies and procedures.
    • Prepare clear and concise reports.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Communicate effectively at all levels, both internally and externally, to obtain/provide information.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with city officials, employees, vendors, public, other stakeholders, etc.
    • Operate a computer in performance of job duties; utilize computer software.
    • Understand the change-management process.


    Required Education and Experience

    Open:
    Each applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administrative, Communications, Marketing or a related field. In addition, each applicant must possess a minimum of five (5) years of experience in product marketing, digital marketing, or closely related industry including three (3) years of experience in a management or supervisory capacity preferably in water or stormwater industries. Management or supervisory experience in water or stormwater treatment may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.

    Other Requirements:

    • Must have a valid driver's license.
    • Must be proficient in the use and management of social media and web design.
    Working and Physical Conditions

    Environmental Conditions: Office environment and treatment plant environment; requires working with water and chemicals related to water treatment processes; movement on slippery surfaces and the minimal use of chemicals; automobile travel within the city is required.
     
    Physical Conditions: Essential and other important responsibilities and duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time; general manual dexterity required; must be able to operate assigned vehicle. 

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cincinnati/jobs/2339069/assistant-treatment-superintendent-media-marketing

  • February 04, 2019 10:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greater Cincinnati Water Works

    General Statement of Duties

    Under general direction and supervision of the Director' Office, this employee will lead and manage the Department's Asset Management Program.  The position is responsible for managing all aspects of the program including planning, development, implementation, monitoring of system performance metrics, recommending changes to policy and practice based on those metrics, incorporating emerging best practices in asset management, and forecasting resource requirements  Using an industry-based Asset Management approach, the person in this role will help guide investments in rehabilitation, renewal, replacement, condition assessment, and operations and maintenance of the Utility's water and stormwater assets.

    Minimum Qualifications (KSAs)

    (Illustrative only. Any one position may not require all of the listed KSAs not do the listed examples include all the KSAs which may be required.)

    • Principles and practices of asset management.
    • Technical delivery of asset management projects for the water utility industry.
    • Development and implementation of asset management plans and programs.
    • Industry-accepted asset management tools and techniques including asset inventory, condition and consequence-of-failure assessments, life-cycle cost analysis, O&M programs, capital investment planning, level of service goals, and risk modeling.
    • Methods to improve operations and maintenance practices, as well as supporting technology to minimize asset life cycle costs.
    • The development of service levels, performance measures, and business process improvement initiatives.
    • Decision support solutions associated with business process analysis, asset registers/inventories, criticality, condition assessment, and repair and renewal needs.
    • Utility-specific information technology applications, especially enterprise asset and maintenance management systems (EAMS/CMMS) and complementary technologies (e.g., GIS, CCTV, mobile, business intelligence, condition analytics, and capital project management).
    • Civil engineering principles, practices, and methods, particularly for utility renewal and replacement. 
    • Principles and policies of water treatment and distribution system operations and stormwater management programs and services.
    • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
    • Practices of management strategy.
    • Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
    • Computer operations in performance of job duties.
    • Risk management principles, including probability and statistical analysis.
    • Quality improvement methodologies.
    • Emerging science and best industry standards of infrastructure asset management.
    Ability to:
    • Provide Department-wide leadership in asset management which supports the Department's strategic plan and initiatives.
    • Perform analyses of large utility GIS, maintenance, data collection tools, and condition assessment databases to support inspection, condition assessment, and planning programs.
    • Develop strategic asset (class) management plans.
    • Improve the effectiveness of asset management technology with master plans, business process improvement, data integration, and associated technology applications.
    • Promote consistent, accurate, and efficient use of the CMMS to capture asset data.
    • Implement and support new business practices to achieve efficiency and asset management leading practices.
    • Establish key internal service levels, preliminary tracking and communication mechanisms, and future target setting requirements.
    • Raise awareness in the utility about asset management. 
    • Promote teams and team-based approaches to asset management across the Department.
    • Identify AM training requirements for the Department; develop and implement asset management training for all levels of the organization.
    • Work with staff to develop communication strategies for the department and for major asset management projects and initiatives.
    • Communicate regularly and clearly with internal and external stakeholders about asset management and related programs and initiatives;
    • Supervise, organize and review the work of lower-level staff.
    • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
    • Compile and evaluate pertinent information for producing activity and management reports.
    • Evaluate financial controls and management controls for division; recommend improvements as necessary.
    • Interpret and explain City policies and procedures.
    • Prepare clear and concise reports.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Communicate effectively at all levels, both internally and externally, to obtain/provide information.
    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, the general public, etc.
    • Operate a computer in performance of job duties; utilize computer software.
    • Plan, organize, and monitor activities according to priorities, established schedules, and deadlines.
    • Develop capital improvement programs and long-range capital spending projections. 
    • Develop business cases using life-cycle costing and triple-bottom-line analysis. 
    • Use advanced asset management software applications, enterprise software management systems such as Maximo; GIS-based systems; and statistical analysis software.  
    Required Education and Experience

    Each applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field. In addition, each applicant must possess a minimum of five years of utility asset management experience executing listed responsibilities, including three years experience in a management or supervisory capacity at a water or wastewater utility. Relevant experience in the field of Asset Management is required. PMP Certification or Certificate in Asset Management is highly preferred.

    Other Requirements:
    Each applicant must also possess the following:

    Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid  driver's license.

    Working and Physical Conditions

    Environmental Conditions: Office environment and treatment plant environment; requires working with water and chemicals related to water treatment processes; movement on slippery surfaces and the minimal use of chemicals; automobile travel within the City required.
     
    Physical Conditions: Essential and other important responsibilities and duties require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing and walking for prolonged periods of time; general manual dexterity required; must be able to operate assigned vehicle. 

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cincinnati/jobs/2339021/assistant-treatment-superintendent-asset-manager-nc

  • February 04, 2019 10:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Greater Cincinnati Water Works

    General Statement of Duties

    Under general direction of the Director's Office and Lead Program Manager, this employee performs advanced level-professional work related to the Enhanced Lead Program. GCWW has embarked upon an Enhanced Lead Program to communicate, test, and remediate lead from drinking water. The Enhanced Lead Program goes beyond regulatory mandates in educating, such as schools, daycares, etc. Employee requires specific skills in understanding health and economic impacts of lead in water to susceptible population within our community. Employee exercises independent judgment to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures, which will include grant writing, personnel management, budget development/administration, program planning; management or organizational studies, and other related administrative duties; and conducts a variety of professional level analytical and technical activities. 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.)

    In addition to the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities requirements of the Administrative Technician:

    Knowledge of:

    • Concepts, methodologies, and tools pertaining to the organizing, tracking, and reporting aspects of project and program management.
    • Knowledge specific to the area of assignment; considerable knowledge of the major principals, practices, methods, and techniques of administration relating to areas such as general management, budgeting, human resources, or finance.
    • General knowledge of how city government functions.
    • Grant application process and administration as appropriate to assigned area of responsibility.
    • Experience with online grant submission platforms.
    • Knowledge of technical details and fundamentals related to the fields of environmental sciences, health, and/or other related field.
    Skill to:
    • Operate specialized hardware devices, tools, and equipment relating to assigned function.
    • Operate copy machines, printers, scanners, fax machines, office phone, smart phone, computer, laptop, and iPad.
    • Utilize Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Assess, and Outlook, Adobe Pro, and various applications such as CHRIS, CFS, and SharePoint.
    • Conduct independent, original research based on sound analysis and leading to appropriate recommendations to resolve specific issues.
    • Prepare, proofread, and edit written communication and organizational publications for internal and external audiences.
    Ability to:
    • Develop strategies to problems of moderate complexity focused on a specific program, function, or service area; adapt guidelines, including unwritten policies, precedents, and practices that are not always completely applicable to changing situations.
    • Apply comprehensive grasp of most factors affecting area of responsibility.
    • Evaluate situations having multiple (and sometime conflicting) elements/considerations.
    • Make judgments and decisions that are still guided by policies, procedures, and management-imposed limits, but latitude exists for non-reviewed actions or decisions on routine and some non-routine matters.
    • Understand, apply, and/or adapt complex/conflicting oral or written regulations or guidelines to diverse and dissimilar situations.
    • Act independently and know when to refer situations to higher-level authority.
    • Prepare cost projections and monitor/control budgetary compliance.
    • Understand and apply contract terms and provisions.
    • Organize, analyze, and evaluate tangible and intangible data soundly and impersonally.
    • Understand, interpret, and apply rules, standards, or procedures and persuade others to accept or adopt recommendations.
    • Formulate reasonable and effective conclusions.
    • Conduct thorough investigations, determine methodologies, and obtain basic data necessary to evaluate solutions to complex problems and issues with multiple variables.
    • Train, supervise, or evaluate assigned staff and their work.
    • Consistently demonstrate a pleasant, good-natured, and cooperative attitude with others on the job; maintains composure, even in very difficult situations; accept criticism well and remain calm in high stress situations involving other people or their circumstances.
    • Consistently fulfill job and work obligations and deal effectively with ambiguity.
    Required Education and Experience

    Each applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, Environmental Sciences, Health Sciences, or closely related field. Additionally, each applicant must have three years of full-time, paid experience writing, developing, or administering grants.

    Working and Physical Conditions

    Environmental Conditions: Office environment; exposure to computer screens; working closely with others.

    Physical Conditions: Duties require maintaining physical conditions necessary for sitting for prolonged periods of time; manual dexterity required.

    https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cincinnati/jobs/2341772/administrative-specialist-lead-program

  • February 04, 2019 5:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village

    Seeking a farm intern to work half time on the Eco-Village CSA and half time on the homestead of an eco-village founder from April or May to October 31, 2019. You will have the unique opportunity to learn gardening and live in an urban eco-village. This urban eco-village is located just seven minutes from downtown Cincinnati.

    The eco-village is in an existing 100 year old neighborhood.  It is an experiment in making our cities ecological places to live. The urban eco-village CSA farm is an experience of farming, using organic principals to grow in the city with the farm located in backyards and vacant lots. We believe we can have this type farms throughout our cities and they will provide a significant amount of food for the future.

    Farm Intern Responsibilities:

    • Work with the production manager in growing and distributing sufficient food for the CSA and market garden.
    • Work with other farm workers in carrying out the tasks needed.
    • Serve on the Farm Project Committee
    • Be involved with eco-village social events.

    Interns will contribute 20 hours/week to the program. The interns will experience all aspects of farming in an urban CSA. They will receive weekly training sessions on different aspects of farming.

    Homestead Intern Responsibilities:

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

    • Helping keep up their small garden
    • Food preservation.
    • Clearing fence rows and controlling weeds
    • Work on the forest garden
    • Straightening, painting, cleaning

    Also:

    • Help with educating people about urban eco-villages.
    • Eco-village podcast
    • Publishing and marketing book on eco-village
    • Assist others in the eco-village when needed.
    • Assist Community Earth Alliance with its projects.
    • Opportunity to spend time in nature, with other eco-villagers and for personal growth.

    Intern will contribute 20 hours/week as the homestead intern.  It will be an opportunity to experience life in the eco-village and to learn from seasoned eco-villagers.

    Requirements:

    • A desire to expand gardening skills
    • An interest in learning about alternative lifestyles based on a love for Earth.
    • Interested in learning about the eco-village
    • Computer skills.

    Compensation:

    Intern will be offered housing, food from the CSA gardens, plus a $100 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



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