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  • February 19, 2019 3:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Performs general financial record keeping duties which may include payroll, ledger reconciliation, and journal and budget entries/transfers. Also includes assembling budgets and internal and external reporting in a manner consistent with State regulation and MetroParks fiscaofficer’s policies and submitting to Manager of Financial Services for review.

    Salary: $20.05 - $24.55 per hour depending on level of experience

    Deliver in person or mail completed application and resume to:
    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., March 12, 2019. To be considered for the position, a resume and a completed application must be received by this date.


    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions

    • Assembles organizational budget, gathers information, establishing schedules and formats as are required to utilize accurate information and in compliance with Administrative directives, policy Board actions, organizational objectives, and State law. Analyzes budget and makes recommendations to Manager of Financial Services to take forward within the organization.
    • Acts in an advisory role in regard to organizational debt management and bond issuance to ensure the most efficient use of debt capacity and financial resources.
    • Prepares weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports that are accurate and consistent for the Board of Park Commissioners and other reports as requested by the Executive Director and/or Division Heads. Takes initiative in developing and providing financial reports as needed. Reports to be compiled include weekly internal management reports, monthly Board reports (excluding Donation and Employee Report), annual Tax Budget, annual Budget, annual State Auditor reports., and annual Gifts/Grants/Donations/MetroBucks reporting, as well as periodic reports required to the National Park System and/or other reports as assigned. Reports to be submitted to Manager of Financial Services for review in a timely manner.
    • Facilitates the maintenance of current and accurate accounting records by posting budgets, transfers, and journal to ledger accounts. Includes balancing and reconciling ledger monthly. Periodically sees to the making of hard copies and backups of electronic records of all cash account journals and other financial data.
    • Compiles bi-weekly unit reports for staff in order to stay aligned with the budget.
    • Compiles cash flow projection data gathered by Manager of Financial Services, which is to be based on present conditions. If requested, will provide projections based on alternative scenarios.
    • Provides accurate and current revenue generation and expenditure account free balance reports by MetroParks department, zone, and/or division to Administration, Division Heads and others.
    • Monitors appropriations and free balances and suggests and prepares account and fund transfers (budget modifications) to Manager of Financial Services. Completes transfers as instructed in an accurate and timely fashion.
    • Serves as a key advisory staff to Manager of Financial Services and other staff as required and assigned.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to maintain confidentiality on sensitive issues and non-public records.
    • Ability to maintain a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members,volunteers and the staff of other agencies.
    • Ability to meet and deal with all members of the general public in a professional, helpful, civil and fair manner, and serve as a goodwill ambassador for MetroParks of Butler County at all times.
    • Ability to operate personal computers, scanner and common office equipment.
    • Ability to follow MetroParks policies in Employee Guide and other policies as applicable.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, business administration, or another closely-related field and at least five years’ accounting experience at a local political subdivision or state agency or alternatively the qualifications listed below as Preferred Education and Experience.
    • Knowledge of federal and state administrative law, regulation and procedure governing accounting and finance, information and technology systems within public organizations.
    • In-depth interpersonal skills: demonstrated emotional intelligence;proven track record of establishing and maintaining critical relationships internally and externally; demonstrated trust and integrity.
    • Computer proficiency: understanding and proficiency in operation of business information systems and accounting software programs.
    • Familiarity with GASB and governmental cash basis accounting, budgeting and finance;
    • Excellent verbal, written and presentation (public speaking) communication skills.
    • Ability to exemplify the highest ethical standards in professional and personal conduct. Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions). Eligible for bonding against dishonesty and theft by MetroParks’ current liability insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter.
    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the MetroParks’ current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates for employment may not have more than 4 total points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment and thereafter.

    Preferred Education and Experience:

    • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance or business administration or another closely related field and at least three years’ accounting and administrative experience at a local political subdivision, state agency, or nonprofit organization or valid CPA status.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    This position is a part-time, non-exempt position that is generally in an office environment. Scheduled hours will vary as reporting needs require.

    Physical Demands:

    While performing the duties of this job, the Budget and Financial Reporting Analyst is regularly required to stay in a stationary position, to traverse in an office/indoor environment, and to converse effectively. This employee may occasionally move up to 25 pounds and manual dexterity to sufficiently and effectively operate common office equipment is also required. Reasonable accommodation will be made for known physical limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.

    The position functions and responsibilities are illustrative only and do not represent all the duties or tasks to be assigned or performed by an employee with this position title.

    Alternates to the above qualifications may be acceptable as approved by the Executive Director.

    https://www.yourmetroparks.net/about/careers/job/budget-and-financial-reporting-analyst

  • February 19, 2019 11:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Sol design + consulting

    Sol design + consulting, a leader in green building consulting and certification, is looking for a versatile, energetic professional with strong organizational skills to manage green certifications on a variety of projects out of our Cincinnati office. Specific responsibilities include plan review and analysis, on-site inspections, testing and documentation.  Meticulous evaluation, tracking and maintenance of certification data and documents throughout the course of projects is an essential requirement of this role. The position can be at a coordinator or a project manager level, depending on experience. Sol is a growing business with learning opportunities and room for advancement.

    Responsibilities

    • Work on multiple projects in multiple green certification programs including LEED, Enterprise Green Communities, ENERGY STAR, Passive House and other programs, often on tight deadlines.
    • Review drawings and specifications to verify that sustainable measures are incorporated.
    • Extract accurate dimensions and data from project drawings for energy model input.
    • Conduct construction site inspections and energy performance testing. This can require one or two travel days per week, and overnight travel about two nights per month.
    • Collect and organize all required documentation for certification from the project design and construction team, clients and other sources.
    • Pitch in to help colleagues and clients as needed in our small, rapidly growing business.
    Qualifications
    • Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent.

    • 1-3 years or more of experience in building design, construction or energy rating/consulting.

    • Strong AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp or other 3D design software skills.

    • Aptitude for interpreting architectural drawings and construction specifications.

    • LEED Accredited Professional, LEED Green Associate, RESENET HERS Rater, BPI certification, NAHB Green Verifier certification preferred.

    • Ability to effectively communicate technical and program concepts in written and verbal form to people at all levels.

    • Excellent organization and time management skills.

    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

    • Passion for sustainability.


    About Sol design + consulting

    Sol design + consulting specializes in energy efficiency and green building certification services for multifamily and commercial developers, owners, builders and architects. Sol provides comprehensive green building services: certification guidance and documentation, energy modeling, testing and verification. We are a LEED for Homes Provider, and also work in ENERGY STAR, Enterprise Green Communities, NAHB National Green Building Standard, Passive House, Living Building Challenge and other state and local green certification programs.

    The Sol team is a diverse group of architects, energy specialists and construction professionals committed to excellence in green building and bringing value to our projects. Our key point of differentiation is over 30 years of professional design and construction experience we bring to green building consulting.

    Sol has completed more than 250 certification projects in 15 states internationally. You can learn more about us at www.soldesignconsulting.com. 

    Next steps

    If you meet the qualifications listed above and think you might be a good fit for this position, please send the following materials to info@solconsults.com:

    • Your resume.

    • A professional writing sample (1-3 paragraphs) in your email body about what attracts you to this position and how you think you will benefit our firm.

    • At least two professional references.

  • February 19, 2019 11:26 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Local Food Connection

    Local Food Connection is seeking an Analytics intern who would like to understand the local food economy. This position is for analytical and quantitative individuals interested in data analysis. The goal is to analyze our farm supply and help plan for future demand. The goal is to improve our farmers' ability to predict future crop needs.

    Local Food Connection connects local chefs, institutions and households to local farmers and food artisans from across the region. We provide marketing through an online marketplace and crop planning process and the logistics of aggregation and first mile to last mile delivery.

    Located in Newport KY, we currently serve the Dayton, Cincinnati, Lexington and Louisville markets. You can learn more at www.localfoodconnection.net.

    Compensation: Stipend available depending on experience level. 

    Expected Start Date: May 1, 2019

    Please send your resume and cover letter to alice.foodconnection@gmail.com.

  • February 19, 2019 11:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Local Food Connection

    Local Food Connection is seeking a Delivery intern interested in understanding the local food economy. We need someone that is good with people, has a good driving record, likes to interact with farmers and chefs, and doesn't mind physical work. The work involves delivering premium, just harvested product that chefs love to receive. Some physical lifting required (up to 50 pounds).

    Local Food Connection connects local chefs, institutions and households to local farmers and food artisans from across the region. We provide marketing through an online marketplace and crop planning process and the logistics of aggregation and first mile to last mile delivery.

    Located in Newport KY, we currently serve the Dayton, Cincinnati, Lexington and Louisville markets. You can learn more at www.localfoodconnection.net.

    Compensation: Stipend available depending on experience level. 

    Expected Start Date: May 1, 2019

    Please send your resume and cover letter to alice.foodconnection@gmail.com.

  • February 19, 2019 11:17 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Local Food Connection

    Local Food Connection is currently seeking an intern interested in learning about logistics and food safety standards and how they affect the food system. We need someone passionate about working with farms and our team to help structure and fine-tune our repacking and food safety processes. We require individuals that like to be organized, like to work with details, and are self starters. Some physical lifting required (up to 50 pounds).

    Local Food Connection connects local chefs, institutions and households to local farmers and food artisans from across the region. We provide marketing through an online marketplace and crop planning process and the logistics of aggregation and first mile to last mile delivery.

    Located in Newport KY, we currently serve the Dayton, Cincinnati, Lexington and Louisville markets. You can learn more at www.localfoodconnection.net.

    Compensation: Stipend available depending on experience level. 

    Expected Start Date: May 1, 2019

    Please send your resume and cover letter to alice.foodconnection@gmail.com.


  • February 19, 2019 11:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Kroger

    Complete a 10-15 week program on Kroger’s energy team to assist in several areas, including lighting, incentives, solar, motors, ENERGY STAR, maintenance and other assigned tasks within Facility Engineering - Energy. Role model and demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Work with energy engineers and management to assist as needed in various projects to implement corporate strategies.
    • Participate in weekly department meetings.
    • Complete specific internship assignments, as requested.
    • Complete cumulative project (summary of internship accomplishments) and present to executive team or appropriate managers.
    • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation.

    Minimum Position Qualifications:

    • Competency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.) and basic engineering tools.
    • Knowledge of basic engineering principles
    • Ability to think critically and act independently and interdependently
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Be self-motivated and driven to complete tasks at hand
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Student at an accredited college or university
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Proven oral and written communication skills required
    • Responds to change as a positive challenge
    • Significant level of multi-tasking required
    • Ability to preserve confidentiality of information
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Commitment to providing customer service

    Desired Previous Experience:

    • Civil engineer, mechanical engineer or construction management student
    • Student must be cleared by the Division of Professional Practice to coop
    • Experience in a professional work environment
    • Managing multiple priorities between school, work or extra-curricular activities
    • Competency in AutoCAD
    • Involvement in leadership and community activities

    Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
    Required Certifications/Licenses: None
    Position Type: Intern 
    Regions: General Office- Cincinnati

    https://jobs.kroger.com/kroger/job/Cincinnati-Summer-2019-Energy%2C-InternCo-op-OH-45202/509105600/

  • February 17, 2019 2:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Raptor Inc. 

    Raptor Inc. has an unique opportunity available for an environmentally-conscious individual who would like to live on-site in our cabin at our raptor facility in Milford. For providing 6 hours of work a week feeding our raptors, the tenant would receive a discount on their rent.

    The small, 1-bedroom cabin is located on the RAPTOR center grounds, close to both the Cincinnati Nature Center and Eastgate Mall.  This is a unique opportunity for someone (non-smoker) without children or pets, and it comes with some limited work responsibilities including feeding the raptors during the week.  If you are interested, contact Cindy at raptor@raptorinc.org.


  • February 17, 2019 2:06 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Campbell County Conservation District

    The mission of the Campbell County Conservation District in accordance with state statute is promoting the care and stewardship of the land, water, and other natural resources within the district and serving the people by encouraging the use of Best Management Practices, and promoting the importance of agriculture to the culture and economy of the county. To further these efforts, the district provides technical and financial assistance, information, and education throughout the county.

    The Campbell County Conservation District has one temporary position available. This position is for 15-20 hrs/week for a maximum of 360 hours. Position date between May 20 – August 16, 2019.

    Hours: Monday-Wednesday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Tuesday and Thursdays by appointment) 30 min. lunch break – unpaid; one 15-minute rest period for every 4 hours worked, paid time. Hours to be set within the normal operating hours of the districts at time of employment. May also be requested to attend and/or assist with meetings, events or programs during evening and weekend hours. Schedule flexible.

    Hourly Salary and Benefits: Starting salary $10 per hour, paid bi-weekly. No benefits are provided. Employer pays employer portion of Social Security and Medicare and withholds and deposits local, state and federal income taxes as required.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • College Degree (BA or BS) or pursuing degree in a conservation related major (i.e. environmental science, biology, agriculture science, science/agriculture education, geography, etc.)
    • A direct working knowledge of conservation issues as they apply to our natural resources
    • Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate and energetic manner to a variety of audiences
    • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office
    • 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
    • Ability to work in the outdoors during inclement weather
    • Familiar with ArcMap and GIS is preferred
    • Be available on some weekends and evenings
    • Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance

    Job Description:

    District Intern will assist the District Coordinator in activities that support the work of the Conservation District.

    Duties include, but not limited to:

    Technical Support (30%)

    • Assist with technical conservation practices including site visits to local landowners
    • Assist with property management on two conservation area properties (i.e. trail maintenance and design, etc.)
    • Work with GIS to create maps for District use

    Administration (20%)

    • Attend Board meetings and sub-committee meetings; assist with notes and meeting minutes
    • Attend trainings identified by the Board and District Coordinator that would be beneficial to your job duties
    • Assist Administrative Secretary with District files, reports and other designated task (e.g. County Agricultural Investment Program, Agricultural Districts, etc.)
    • Other duties as assigned

    Education and Programming (30%)

    • Assist with planning, facilitation, and cleanup of special events and community programs (e.g. Backroads Farm Tour, Field Days, Workshops, Conservation Day, etc.)
    • Prepare the necessary materials for promotional displays, newsletters, blogs, and social media promotion
    • Assist in designing educational programs to benefit our local schools and community

    Independent Study (20%)

    • Complete a research study for a possible program or project that would be beneficial to the Conservation District and the promotion of our purpose/mission
    • Present a brief final presentation to the Conservation District Staff and Board of Supervisors at the August Board meeting
    Deadline for application – March 22, 2019
    Send resume, cover letter and references to:
    Campbell County Conservation District
    Attn: Amy Winkler, District Coordinator
    8350 East Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001
    859-635-9587

    amy.winkler@campbellkyconservation.org

  • 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


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