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  • June 09, 2020 10:16 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting resumes for a Full Time Conservation and Parks Technician at Winton Woods.

    Qualifications for this position 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 Part Time staff, and volunteers on an assigned basis. Requires work on weekends, holidays, evenings, and work outside of normal schedule.

    Learn more here.

    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

    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, Sunday June 21, 2020 

    Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law.

    Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pension/Retirement

    This job reports to the Manager

    This is a Full-Time position

    Relocation is not provided and travel is not required



  • June 08, 2020 10:37 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association

    Deadline for Application is June 22nd,2020

    Learn more here.

    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and broadly experienced individual to serve as full-time Operations Coordinator who will be responsible for a variety of administrative functions including human resources, benefits administration, office and property management, and IT. The Operations Coordinator will play a key role in maintaining a productive and efficient work environment for OEFFA staff and others. The successful applicant will be progressive in their approach to HR, and join a dedicated team of experienced and passionate professionals who are committed to advancing organic and sustainable agriculture, family farmers, and rural communities.

    OEFFA takes pride in a staff that exhibits these core values: excellent work ethic; exceptional organizational skills; capacity for multitasking; effective verbal and written communication; the maturity to responsibly handle sensitive information and situations; strong interpersonal skills; solid critical thinking and problem-solving abilities; a genuine desire to collaborate; and a strong environmental ethic and commitment to sustainability. These are qualities we seek in all OEFFA staff and so the successful applicant can expect to be surrounded by colleagues who are also strong in these areas.

    Duties of the Position

    Collaborating with program area supervisors and business office staff, example responsibilities of the Operations Coordinator are:

    Serve as chief human resources administrator (approximately 40% of time).

    • Assist in the hiring process, including posting open positions and coordinating reference checks
    • Coordinate employee on-boarding and exiting
    • Maintain up to date personnel information and files
    • Maintain updated job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
    • In coordination with Business Office, manage and administer employee benefits (including health insurance, retirement plan, supplementary insurance, etc.), working with both employees and vendors
    • Respond to requests for information and submit paperwork, as needed, to external agencies such as Bureau of Workers Compensation, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, verification of employment, etc.
    • Maintain employee handbook, contribute to policy development and revision, and ensure compliance of policies with applicable employment laws
    • Participate in disciplinary and termination meetings

    Maintain OEFFA’s office and property (approximately 40% of time).

    • Building management
    • Act as primary facilities manager, ensuring the space remains safe, clean, and workable
    • Be primary contact for OEFFA and building tenants regarding leases, rent, and maintenance needs
    • Communicate with facilities management service, prioritize needs for the service technician
    • Stock building supplies
    • Office management
    • Stock and order adequate supplies and furniture for programs and general office operations
    • Maintain and update office technology as needed, including phone systems, copiers, computer hardware, and software
    • Ensure that lease vehicles are properly maintained Coordinate business operations (approximately 15% of time).
    • Ensure that all state and federal business reports are filed in a timely manner  Manage registrations for OEFFA’s annual conference Provide executive support (approximately 5% of time).
    • Assist the Executive Director with research and follow up on incoming issues and concerns

    In short, this position is responsible for our office: its appearance, upkeep, supplies, and operations, making sure that the people on our team have what they need to get their work done.

    Qualifications

    In addition to the core qualities we seek in all team members (listed above), specific to this position, we look forward to working with an Office Ninja who has:

    • Ease in managing multiple projects simultaneously, working independently and under a deadline, prioritizing responsibilities, taking initiative, and protecting confidential information
    • Experience in the human resources field, experience or familiarity with Ohio employment law and regulations
    • A strong customer-service orientation
    • Careful and sensitive professional judgment
    • Comfort and interest in using technology, and substantial experience using Microsoft Office suite’s advanced features (such as mail merge, working with forms and fields, etc.)
    • Previously managed office phone systems, computer networks, and/or provided desktop support in their workplace
    • Been responsible for a property, as manager or owner (residential or commercial)

    We consider it a plus if you have:

    • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent • 2-5 years office management or other relevant experience
    • Prior experience working in a non-profit, school, or socially responsible organization

    Physical and Cognitive Requirements

    • Must be able to effectively operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, fax/printer, and telephone, as well as, be proficient in Microsoft Office (eg. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, OneNote)
    • Must be fluent in English
    • Must be able to work cooperatively with others
    • Must be able to arrange transportation for offsite duties during the workday, on occasion
    • Must be able to occasionally work evening and weekend hours including overnight travel
    • Must be able to sit at a desk for long periods of time maintaining concentration with frequent interruptions • Must be able to ascend/descend stairs multiple times a day
    • Must comply with all company policies and procedures and maintain regular and punctual attendance
    • Must be able to occasionally work in outdoor weather conditions
    • Must be able to meet project and report deadlines

    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association is an equal opportunity employer.

    Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes health insurance, paid time off, holidays, and sick leave. We anticipate that the position may begin at .75 FTE and increase to full time later this year. The position is based in Columbus, Ohio. Telecommuting is not an option.

    Deadline for Applications: Review of applications begins on June 22, 2020. Interested candidates are advised to apply by this date to receive full consideration, although the position will stay open until filled. (If this posting is removed from the OEFFA website, we are no longer accepting applications.)

    Your application should be addressed to Carol Goland, Executive Director, and consists of three items assembled in a single document: a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references with phone number and email (indicate their relationship to you). In your cover letter please tell us how your experience and background make you the perfect Operations Coordinator for OEFFA. Please combine these as a single PDF file and submit via email to jobs@oeffa.org with subject line Operations Coordinator. Electronic submissions only; incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • June 08, 2020 10:30 AM | Anonymous

    Organization: Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association

    Deadline for Application is June 15th, 2020

    Learn more here.

    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association announces an immediate opening for Certification Specialist. The successful applicant will join a team of bright and passionate individuals who are committed to upholding the integrity of the organic label and furthering the sustainable agriculture movement. Please consider applying if you have experience with food and agriculture, a strong work ethic, and value a collaborative approach.

    This typically is a full-time position (40 hours/week) based in our Columbus, OH office; however, telecommuting options may be considered. There may be some travel involved. We expect the position to begin no later than July 1st, 2020. It takes approximately one year to master this position, so please apply only if you are prepared to make a multi-year commitment.

    Position Summary

    Certification Specialists collaborate with co-workers and clients to conduct in-depth reviews of applications for organic certification. Certification Specialists guide applicants through the process as they strive to meet federal organic standards. They may participate in policy development, educational programming, and other special projects as they arise.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Review producer and handler applications and files to verify compliance with the National Organic Program standards

    • Conduct inspections of farms and facilities • Provide excellent customer service and assistance to certification clients • Handle correspondence, fax, phone, and email communications in a consistently professional manner

    • Work on special projects as assigned by the Certification Program Manager

    • Stay current with changes in National Organic Program standards • Help develop and implement OEFFA Certification policies and procedures

    Qualifications

    • Experience in the field: with crops, livestock, and/or food processing

    • Knowledge: related to organic certification, in a certification program, as a producer, handler, or inspector

    • Self-directed: takes initiative and is able to be self-sufficient

    • Workflow management: outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail

    • Good thinker: strong analytical and critical thinking

    • Communications: exceptional skill in oral and written communications

    • Collaborative: effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives

    • Relationship-building: skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with coworkers, clients, and external stakeholders

    • Prioritization: ability to prioritize, plan, and complete work on deadline

    • Technology: excellent computer skills, including Excel and Word • Standards: commitment to performing work with a high standard for consistency, accountability, and excellence

    • Education: Bachelor degree or higher in a relevant field preferred

    • Self-knowledge: understands own strengths, weaknesses, and preferences around work and workplace environment, with 3-5 years’ experience in the workforce

    Compensation

    Salary, commensurate with experience, in addition to health insurance, paid time off, holidays, and sick leave, not to mention membership in a team which is dedicated to supporting our organic operations, each other, and a growing organic industry.

    To Apply

    Applications consist of three items: a cover letter, résumé, and names of three professional references (indicate relationship to you). Please combine all of these in a single .pdf. In your cover letter please address how your experience and background meet the requirements of the position. All application materials should be submitted via email to certificationjob@oeffa.org and addressed to Alisha Schleining, Certification Program Manager. Please include the job title for which you are applying in the subject line. Applications received by June 15th, 2020 will be assured full consideration.

    Additional information

    OEFFA was formed in 1979 and is a tight-knit, membership-based grassroots organization, dedicated to promoting and supporting sustainable, ecological, and healthful food systems. OEFFA Certification has been in operation since 1981, providing organic certification services to farmers and food processors throughout the Midwest. Our clients include grain growers, dairy farmers, mixed vegetable growers, coffee roasters, meat processors, and everything in between.

    We are attentive to the ways in which our organizational culture advances our progress towards fulfilling our mission. The nature of our work necessitates that each staff member collaborates with others and generously supports the work of colleagues and those we serve. We value individual and collective creative problem-solving, commitment to shared responsibilities, integrity, initiative, and effective communication.

  • May 21, 2020 3:33 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview:

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for a Full Time Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Winton Woods for the Mill Course and Meadow Links & Golf Academy. Provides assistance and support to the Golf Course Superintendent with daily maintenance and care of golf course turf, landscaping, irrigation, equipment and facilities within assigned location(s). Trains, schedules and directs work of part-time golf maintenance staff. Mows turf, applies turf chemicals and 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.

    Carries out functional supervision responsibilities in accordance with Great Parks’ policies, applicable laws, and delegated authority.  Coordinates work assignments, trains employees, provides guidance, resolves work issues, and ensures work complies with Great Parks’ policy and performance standards.

    Assumes temporary responsibility for golf course conditions, staff and equipment in the absence of the Golf Course Superintendent.

    Orders and purchases supplies.  Maintains purchasing records and is responsible for purchasing card expenditures.

    Maintains and reviews chemical application records.  Inspects and calibrates equipment used for chemical applications.

    Applies and/or coordinates the application of all turf related chemicals, herbicides, pesticides, fertilizer and fungicides.

    Operates golf equipment and vehicles.  Assists with janitorial responsibilities.  Performs irrigation and other minor plumbing repairs.  Performs minor building and carpentry repairs.

    May assist with snow removal from roadways, parking areas and walkways.

    Responds to public questions and represents Great Parks in a positive manner at all times.

    Places a high priority on employee and guest safety.  Ensures that safety precautions are taken, training is completed and documentation is maintained.

    Completes cost accounting, monthly reports, and other reports.  Tracks part-time employee hours worked and maintains work schedules.

    Works and communicates effectively with other departments, leadership, peers and subordinates.  Attends and participates in meetings.  Completes required training.

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

    Maintains confidentiality of confidential and sensitive information.

    Exhibits regular and punctual attendance. 

    OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Participates in overnight or multi-day travel for training, professional development or information gathering.

    Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes.

    Regularly works early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

    Responds to emergencies that require timely response at assigned course and other GPHC locations as directed.

    SCOPE OF SUPERVISION

    Provides functional supervision to FT Golf Maintenance Technician; Part-time employees; Volunteers. 

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED

    Computer and other general office equipment; sprayer and other pesticide application equipment; turf mowers and related maintenance equipment; dump truck; tractor; skid steer loader; trencher; lifts and hoists; blowers;; weed trimmer; chain saw; various gardening tools; circular saw; other hand tools and industry related equipment.

    CONTACTS WITH OTHERS

    GPHC staff; general public; volunteers; vendors.

    CONFIDENTIAL DATA

    Alarm codes.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Normal office working conditions with frequent exposure to noise, dust, heat, cold, rain and other inclement weather conditions.

    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 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.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of:Basic supervisory principles and practices; building, facility, equipment and grounds maintenance methods and equipment; turf ; maintenance; horticulture; pesticide application methods and safety procedures; plumbing; electrical wiring; carpentry skills;  GPHC policies and procedures.

    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; coordinate multiple activities and tasks; apply supervisory principles to practical work situations and problems; evaluate work situations, identify problems and determine appropriate solutions; handle seasonally demanding workloads.

    Skill in: Verbal and written communication; planning, scheduling and organizing work activities; operation of computers; application of job-related software; operating general office equipment; operating grounds maintenance and other job-related equipment; maintaining healthy turf necessary for a successful golf course.

    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 3 years’ experience which evidences a comprehensive knowledge of park and golf course operation and/or 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 $19.56-$24.45 depending on experience.


    Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Wednesday June 3, 2020 

    Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law

    Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pension/Retirement, Recreation Benefits

    This job reports to the Golf Superintendent

    This is a Full-Time position 1st ShiftWeekendsVaries.

    Apply Here



  • May 18, 2020 1:32 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Donovan Energy


    Learn more here.

    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The Sales Representative has a strong sales background and proven track record of delivering customized solutions for clients, especially in the southwest Ohio / northern Kentucky region. The Sales Representative has a broad understanding of Donovan Energy’s clean energy products and services, and is comfortable working with customers of varying information level and sophistication. The Sales Representative is a strong team player and supports Donovan Energy colleagues with the time and attention necessary to foster a collaborative, mutually supportive sales team culture.

    REPORTS TO:  VP of Sales 

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Serves customers by identifying Donovan Energy clean energy products and services that meet their needs;

    • Organizes daily work schedule in service of maintaining or growing existing accounts and establishing new accounts;

    • Pursues identified leads and establishes new leads;

    • Compiles and adjusts sales presentations, as needed, with input from potential customers and from Marketing;

    • Identifies customer solutions and hands off seamlessly to colleagues for quote generation;

    • Communicates regularly with customers;

    • Internalizes customer feedback to recommend changes in products, services, and policies;

    • Maintains accurate project status via CRM database, sales pipeline, account profile, quotations, and day-to-day customer contact activities;

    • Provides input to Donovan Energy’s sales strategy across products and services;

    • Effectively communicates and adheres to company policy; pricing, promotions, etc.;

    • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports, and making recommendations to management;

    • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops such as lunch-and-learn events, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies; and

    • Contributes to overall team effort.

     

    KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

    • Education: College degree or equivalent experience in sales, marketing, or business administration.​

    • Experience: A proven record of success in business-to-business sales, especially in the sectors of commercial real estate, parking, hospitality, senior living, K-12 education, or industrial/warehousing. Experience with clean energy, energy efficiency, or finance is a plus.

     

    COMPETENCE & SKILL SET

    • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills;

    • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to drive resolution;

    • Demonstrated ability to hit sales goals and navigate high-stress environments;

    • Practical knowledge of cloud collaboration tools (i.e. Gmail, Google Drive, etc.) and the Microsoft Office suite;

    • Experience working with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software;

    • Fluency with various finance tools and ability to use finance to enable sales; and

    • Comfort in working both as an individual contributor and as a member of a team.

     

    PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

    • High level of self-confidence, motivation, maturity, and integrity

    • Capable of finding answers to questions

    • Driven to support customers, vendors, and partners

    • Sense of humor

    • Excited about Donovan Energy and the potential to transform our economy to run on clean, efficient energy

    Contact: jobs@donovanenergy.com


  • May 15, 2020 3:39 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview: 

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for a Full-Time Riding Instructor located at Parky's Farm in Winton Woods.

    Parky's Farm is a year-round horseback riding facility for beginners through advanced riders ages 7 and up. As a lessons facility, our equestrian facility is qualified to teach western horsemanship, contesting, natural horsemanship, hunt seat, hunter jump and dressage styles of riding. We offer group, semi-private and private lessons in session format.

    As a Riding Instructor you will coordinate Parky’s Farm equine activities including trail rides, events and equestrian programming. Responsible for providing a safe and inclusive experience for visitors. Utilize industry best practices to ensure the safety and welfare of programming animals. Trains riding instructors and evaluates horses. Provide public and private lessons.

    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.  

    Oversees Parky’s Farm equestrian educational programming and riding activities.   Duties include program recommendations, horse/rider pairing, instructor assignments & schedules, communication with participants, group and individual lessons.         

    Assists in maintaining facilities and equipment.  Works closely with the Animal Care Coordinator to ensure the humane care, safety and welfare of programming animals. 

    Assists with purchasing equine supplies and services.  Provides recommendations for the buying and selling of horses.

    Functionally supervises riding instructors.  Assigns tasks, provides direction and ensures that work is performed in accordance with quality standards.  Ensures employees are appropriately trained and develops training programs.  Coordinates work performed by volunteers.

    Provides a safe and inclusive experience for park visitors.  Assists in developing classes, programs and instruction curriculum.  Ensures programming goals and objectives are met. Makes recommendations for changes or improvements.

    Develops and enforces equine safety and educational regulations and procedures.      

    Leads the training and evaluation of horses for programming purposes.

    Teaches students the skill of horseback riding and evaluates individual performance.  Oversees special riders programs and coordination with special needs service providers.

    Coordinates equine-related events, shows and competitions. 

    Promotes Great Parks equine facilities and activities.

    Receives and resolves guest concerns or complaints.  Analyzes and resolves problems and provides direction to subordinates as necessary.

    Acts as the manager on duty at the Parky’s Farm campus in the absence of the Farm Manager and Assistant Farm Manager.

    Accounts for daily cash transactions.  Complies with all cash handling policies and enforces cash control procedures including; POS operation, daily deposits, shift/change tills, required logs and regular cash audits.

    Works and communicates effectively with other departments, leadership, peers and subordinates. 

    Exhibits regular and punctual attendance.

    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

    Represents the agency at offsite events and meetings; speaks and presents to internal and external groups; participates in overnight or multi-day travel for events, training, professional development or information gathering.

    Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes.

    May provide short-term functional supervision to volunteers or contractors on an as needed basis.

    Performs other job duties as assigned.

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED

    Computer; copier, telephone, and other general office equipment; hand and power tools; park vehicles (car, van, truck, livestock trailer, golf cart, tractor and wagon); power washer; POS; safe; projectors; recording devices; and other standard industry equipment.

    CONTACT WITH OTHERS

    GPHC staff and volunteers; general public; equine industry professionals and hobbyists; businesses; schools; non-profit groups; event organizers.

    CONFIDENTIAL DATA

    Student’s medical and personal files.   Alarm codes; safe combination.

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Working conditions typical of a farm including regular exposure to all weather conditions, tractor noise and fumes, dirt, manure, hay/straw, animals, and farm odors.

    USUAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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

    The employee occasionally sits for extended periods of time, and frequently stands and walks.  The employee regularly mounts and rides horses.

    Employee typically exhibits normal vision demands.  Vision demands include close, relatively detailed vision, with the ability to adjust focus when focusing on a computer screen.

    Employee regularly lifts items up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lifts items up to 50 pounds.

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    Knowledge of: equestrian management; horseback riding; basic supervisory principles and practices; horse training; husbandry; computer software, programs and applications; basic advertising and promoting techniques; business math applications and budget management.

    Ability to:  Exhibit good problem solving skills 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; coordinate multiple activities and tasks; apply supervisory principles to practical work situations and problems; evaluate work situations, identify problems and determine appropriate solutions; handle seasonally demanding workloads.

    Skill in: Horseback riding; riding instruction; training horses; verbal and written communication; operating vehicles, tractor, hay wagon, hand power tools and other job equipment; handling animals; operating general office equipment; application of job software programs; general typing; writing and editing curriculum; public speaking

    Education Requirements (Any)

    High School Diploma/GED

    Certification Requirements (Any)

    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 3 years of professional experience in equestrian programming.

    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.  Certified Horsemanship Association – Riding Instructor Certification within two years of employment.

    Typical starting pay rate for the position will be between $16.72-$20.90/hour depending on experience, full pay range for the position is $16.72-$25.08/hour.   

    Apply by 11:59pm Saturday, May 30, 2020.

    Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law

    Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pension/Retirement

    This job reports to the Farm Manager

    This is a Full-Time position varies.

    Relocation is not provided and travel is not required

    Number of Openings for this position: 1

    Apply Here


  • May 11, 2020 8:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Urban Blooms

    Urban Blooms is Growing! We are looking to add a new Construction Manager to our team. If you have experience in construction or carpentry and are excited to work on One-of-a-Kind, Custom Living Walls, please apply or tag a friend who might be interested!

    Responsibilities will include:

    - Assisting on and eventually managing Living Wall construction projects

    - Organizing supplies and tools in warehouse

    - Office improvement projects

    - Warehouse improvement projects

    - Garden improvement projects

    - Special Construction projects (temporary displays)

    - Living Wall site cleaning and some maintenance

    - Transporting walls and setting up for events

    Individual must be/have:

    - Timely and responsible

    - Able to travel for installations in other cities

    - Comfortable working from heights and in sun

    - Experienced working with power tools

    - Experience with plumbing systems

    - Self-starting attitude

    - A careful eye for detail


  • April 29, 2020 2:53 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.

    Re-application The Ranger Department permits candidates not selected during a previous selection process to re-apply for a full-time or part-time position, unless the reason they were eliminated was of such a nature that another rejection is assured. Examples of conditions that would assure rejection may include: • Extensive criminal history. • Background that includes serious drug abuse. • Background that includes violent behavior.

    Great Parks is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or any other classification protected under applicable law

    Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pension/Retirement, Recreation Benefits

    This job reports to the Ranger Sergeant

    This is a Part-Time position Varies.

    Relocation is not provided and travel is not required

    Number of Openings for this position: 5


  • April 10, 2020 10:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Our Land Organics

    Landscape Crew Leader - Foreman

    ● $39,000 starting salary w/benefits including:

    ○ Professional Development, Paid Holidays, Paid days off and 2 weeks paid vacation during winter season, Health Care Stipend, Profit Sharing

    Our Land Organics is a small family-based, landscape design build and maintenance company. We are seeking the right person to fill the Crew Lead position beginning in 2020. We are looking for someone that wants to help bring regenerative landscapes to life and has a desire to learn and lead. 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. This is a full-time year-round salaried position.

    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, supervising on-site layout and installation of gardens; supervising and instructing crew members, communicating with clients, job site and quality control, supply pickup and delivery.

    The Crew Lead- Organic Gardener is responsible for the leadership of a landscape maintenance/installation team of 1-2 members in the tasks relating to landscape maintenance and installation projects. They are responsible for safety, tool use and care, and communication with the customer and supervisor regarding issues on each site.

    ● Take a leadership role in guiding, instructing and directing other crew members throughout the work day.

    ● Ensuring that all the tasks on the schedule are completed in a timely manner

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

    ● Ensuring that all safety requirements are being followed by crew members

    ● 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 equipment

    ● Work full time plus additional hrs. as needed to complete jobs in peak season

    ● 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

    ● Excellent plant identification skills for typical Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky gardens

    ● 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

    ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    ● Consistent ability to interact with co-workers, customers, 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 and energized to lead.

    ● Experience with dump trailers/truck

    Earnings and advancement potential commensurate with overall experience and longevity.

    Experience:

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

    ● Drivers (Required) - Clean drivers record Work Location:

    ● Multiple locations Benefits:

    ● Professional Development, Paid Holidays, Paid days off and 2 weeks paid vacation during the month of January, Health Care Stipend, Profit Sharing Schedule:

    ● Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week, Year round position

    HOW TO APPLY: Email resume, cover letter and three references to john@ourlandorganics.org


  • March 30, 2020 10:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago

    This dual internship will provide the unique opportunity to work both withing an urban ecovillage and a leading environmental education organization. The intern will live in the ecovillage, learning the ins and outs of life on an urban homestead. You will have the opportunity to assist with the maintenance of a homestead, work on various ecovillage projects, and work at Imago with the planning and implementation of land improvement and preservation. The intern will also have the optional opportunity to participate as an educator with Imago’s summer camps.

    This is a great opportunity if you are interested in making our cities ecological places to live. For more information about the ecovillage, visit communityearthalliance.org.

    Hours: 40 hours/week.

    Compensation: Housing and $100/week

    Schedule and Location: Depending on availability, the internship would begin in either April or May and run until the end of September. 40 hours a week. The intern will contribute 20 hours/week to the ecovillage and 20 hours/week to Imago.

    Responsibilities:

    AS ECOVILLAGE HOMESTEAD INTERN:

    Gardening and food preservation

    Clearing fence rows and controlling weeds

    Straightening, painting, cleaning

    Assisting with the Ecovillage podcast

    Publishing and marketing book on the Ecovillage

    Assisting Community Earth Alliance with its projects

    Intern will contribute 20 hours/week as an Ecovillage intern. It will be an opportunity to experience life in the Ecovillage and to learn from seasoned ecovillagers.

    WITH THE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION ORGANIZATION:

    Work closely with Imago’s executive director to plan, prepare and carry out care of Imago’s gardens and natural areas

    Design and implement improvements in our nature preserve

    Work with other Imago staff to care for gardens and nature spaces at Imago’s partner schools

    The intern could also have the opportunity to participate as an educator in our summer camps (optional)

    Intern will contribute 20 hours/week to the program.

    Qualifications:

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

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

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

    Interested in learning about the Ecovillage.

    Computer Skills

    Be willing to undergo a Criminal Background Check

    To Apply:

    Send resumes to Jim Schenk, jschenk@imagoearth.org


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