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  • August 13, 2018 4:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Reports to: Senior Environmental Projects Manager

    Location: Forest Run Operations Center New London Road Hamilton, OH 45013

    Summary: Under the direction and general supervision of the Senior Environmental Projects Manager, the Natural Resource Crew Leader will supervise the natural resource crew and coordinate Land Stewardship activities including but not limited to the maintenance and improvement of natural areas. This is a working supervisory position and as such the Natural Resource Crew Leader performs a variety of conservation, wildlife management, invasive plant control, and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of MetroParks natural areas.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Land Stewardship duties include supervising staff, scheduling staff, purchasing supplies for, and performing or coordinating staff to perform: conservation, wildlife management, invasive plant control, and other natural resource management projects.

    • Assists with prescribed fires and nuisance wildlife as directed.

    • Use, maintain, and instruct assigned workers on equipment including: chain saws, pole saws, blowers, brush cutters, trimmers, back pack sprayers, skid sprayers, tractors, four-wheel drive utility vehicles, licensed motor vehicles as assigned, skid steers, track loaders, and attachments in a safe and professional manner.

    • Use, maintain, and instruct assigned workers on hand tools including but not limited to pruners, loppers, shovels, rakes, post hole diggers, hammers, paint brushes, rollers and cleaning equipment.

    • Attends meetings and/or makes presentation as a representative of MetroParks as assigned.

    • Keeps written records, inventories, and makes written reports as required and/or assigned.

    • Aids in general public programming and special events as assigned.

    • Aids in maintenance duties including, but not limited to: litter pick up, landscape development and upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, mowing and trimming around park grounds as needed, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.

    • Prepares and maintains facilities, equipment and assigned areas for use by performing duties such as cleaning, painting, tightening, etc.

    • Maintains accurate records of tasks performed and the cost of supplies and labor associated with those tasks. Purchases supplies and materials as authorized.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate.

    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.

    • Ability to meet and interact with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

    • Follows MetroParks policies in Employee Guide and other policies as applicable. Requires subordinates to operate within same guidelines.

    • The ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is all also required for this position.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment. At least 2 years of natural resource or grounds maintenance experience with a park agency, landscape or grounds maintenance company, similar organization is preferred for this position.

    • Knowledge of and ability to operate common maintenance equipment, hand tools, and recreational equipment.

    • Basic computer and software competency, which includes use of email, spreadsheets, word processing and PowerPoint required.

    • Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions) is required of all persons who are candidates for employment or employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s 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.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    This part-time position requires availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule. Ability to work in all outside weather conditions; wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold (below 32 F degrees) and extreme heat (above 90 F degrees). Ability to work around various outdoor contaminants, such as pesticides, herbicides, and airborne and plant allergens. Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

    Physical Demands: General good health and ability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

    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.

  • August 01, 2018 10:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: UC | Sustainability

    The Office of Sustainability is within the Department of Planning + Design + Construction with links to Facilities Management and Central Utilities. The staff includes one full-time Sustainability Coordinator, a full-time Assistant Sustainability Coordinator and a team of student workers that are known as Sustainability Advocates. The Office of Sustainability facilitates a diversity of programs including the UC Bike Kitchen, Bike Share, UC Garden, Athletics and Special Event Recycling, Re*Use Market, Annual Bike Show, Uptown Waste Diversion, and Operation Move-In Recycle. The Office of Sustainability also hosts and facilitates co-curricular educational opportunities such as the sustainability film, lecture, tour and workshop series, and organizes more proactive events such as city-wide clean ups and community bike rides. Through providing a diversity of programs that seek to educate, engage, and empower, the Office strives to enhance and create a culture of sustainability at the University.

    Sustainability Advocate Responsibilities

    1. Recycling during major UC events (athletic, move-in, etc)

    2. Attendance at weekly Sustainability Advocate meetings

    3. Event staff support (films, lectures, workshops, tours)

    4. Outreach (tabling, event/program promotion, attending community meetings)

    5. Site (Bike Kitchen, Soiled Hands Learning Garden) and equipment (recycling containers, bikes, tools) maintenance

    6. Tasks as assigned by the Office of Sustainability

    Sustainability Advocate Expectations

    1. Maintain regular and consistent communication with Office of Sustainability and other Sustainability Advocates concerning scheduling, tasks, absences, project or site incidents, etc. Email and groupme are the preferred modes of communication for the Office of Sustainability. It is your responsibility to check and, when necessary, reply promptly to any emails or messages on groupme.

    2. Complete tasks as assigned.

    3. Ask for assistance as needed – information, resources, etc.

    4. Familiarity with Office of Sustainability programming (films, workshops, volunteer opportunities, etc) and services (Zipcar, Bearcat Bikeshare, etc).

    5. Maintain professional communication when representing the Office of Sustainability (including internal meetings and communications).

    6. Take initiative to increase the capacity and effectiveness of sustainability at UC by proposing projects, events, and new processes.

    7. Work at least 2 shifts a week. One of these can be the weekly Sustainability Advocate meeting.

    To apply: email green@uc.edu with your resume and cover letter

  • August 01, 2018 10:03 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

    Keep Cincinnati Beautiful (KCB) is seeking a qualified person to fulfill a 24 hr/week Environmental Educator position to start September 2018. KCB is a not for profit organization that educates and encourages individuals to take greater responsibility for improving their community environments. Our programming is grassroots, results oriented, on-going and based on changing behaviors through community education. Creativity and independence are fostered by KCB and part of the core values. Under the supervision of KCB’s Environmental Education Director, the Environmental Educator will assist in the planning and implementation of programming for schools and community events including:

    Responsibilities:

    • Present education programs to (K-12) to Cincinnati area students.
    • Participate in KCB Education assemblies
    • Serve as an educator and host for field trips offered to 3rd through 12th grade.
    • Assist in the collaboration, coordination and execution of large community recycling events
    • Partner with school staff to enhance sustainability efforts
    • Attend meetings for GCEE (Greater Cincinnati Environmental Educators), Green Umbrella Action Team, community councils and select parent teacher organizations
    • Attend outreach events and promote KCB programming
    • Responsible for the writing education content for KCB e-newsletter
    • Support other KCB activities including events, fundraisers, clean-ups and volunteer engagement

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (but flexible on the focus area)
    • Experience working with children
    • Must have reliable transportation
    • Outgoing • Motivated • Computer savvy • Comfortable with Excel, Word • Good writing skills •
    • Willingness to engage with students from diverse backgrounds of all ages (K-12) • Artistic skills a plus •
    • Knowledge of the Cincinnati area and comfort in urban settings • Adaptability • Patience 
    • Ability to drive conversations •

    Please submit Resume and Cover Letter, including a 2-3 sentence explanation about one of the aforementioned qualities that best describes you, to Kara@KeepCincinnatiBeautiful.org.

  • August 01, 2018 9:58 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    Organization: OKI (Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana) Regional Council of Governments


     Job Summary:

    Position requires a significant background and understanding of community planning principles and self-motivation. Experience in statistical analysis and using GIS is preferred. Individual will work on regional planning and land use issues. Specifically, the individual will assist OKI staff with activities related to the implementation of the OKI How Do We Grow from Here, Strategic Regional Policy Plan (SRPP) www.howdowegrow.org. The Land Use Planning Intern will be involved in assisting with many aspects of plan implementation. The Intern will also provide assistance in activities related to the maintenance, improvement and operation of the OKI Fiscal Impact Analysis Model.

    Examples of Duties:

    • Research, collect, organize and evaluate information of importance to OKI planning efforts, for example, topics related to comprehensive planning, land use planning, sustainability principles, green infrastructure, fiscal impacts.
    • Assist with field work
    • Assist in writing reports and grants
    • Assist staff in preparing materials for OKI meetings
    • Create and update EXCEL and/or GIS databases
    • Write technical and non-technical reports, summaries and presentations
    • Participate in meetings by setting up and tearing down displays and equipment, and by assisting in presentations
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

    Job Qualifications:

    • Graduate or Undergraduate Student or recent graduate of Community Planning, Urban and Regional Planning, or related degree program
    • Creativity, self-motivation, and ability to organize tasks and materials
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • GIS, Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills

    Start Date:           ASAP

    Hours:                  28 Hours/Week (Hours an vary to accommodate co-op schedule)

    Pay:                       $10.10 Hour

    Parking:               Free parking or free bus pass provided

    To Apply:
    Open until filled. E-mail resume and cover letter:
    Nicole Hartman, HR Manager
    E-mail: nhartman@oki.org 

  • July 03, 2018 4:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Rental Associate

    Description: Intermittent, 0 – 28 hours per week – Employment in this position requires staff to work a varied schedule which may include evenings, weekends and occasional holidays. Reports to Facility & Event Manager or as otherwise assigned. Performs a variety of general-purpose duties as required to facilitate equipment, associated operational requirements and maintenance needs as well as concession sales at assigned locations.

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

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

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County 2051 
    Timberman Road Hamilton, OH 45013 
    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., August 13, 2018

    To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • June 19, 2018 10:10 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Title: Park Caretaker

    Reports to: As assigned Location: As assigned Pay Grade: 9

    Summary: Under supervision, performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, and equipment.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape development and upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, mowing and trimming around park grounds as needed, assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.

    • Prepares and maintains park exterior and interior facilities for use by performing duties such as cleaning, painting and routine maintenance of reservable areas, recreational equipment, shelters, and park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, storage rooms, kitchen areas and restrooms.

    • Uses and maintains wrenches, pruners, trimmers, brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, blowers, brushes, rollers, shovels, rakes, hammers and other common hand tools.

    • Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles, APVs, snow plows, tractors, mowers, brush hogs, loaders and other equipment.

    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate.

    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.

    • Ability to meet and interact with the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner. Acts as a good-will ambassador for the MetroParks at all times. Maintains a professional, cooperative working relationship with other staff members.

    • Follows MetroParks policies in Employee Guide and other policies as applicable.

    • The ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is all also required for this position.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience is preferred for this position.

    • Good character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions) is required of all persons who are candidates for employment or employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s 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.

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    This intermittent position requires availability for a flexible schedule, working 0-28 hours per week. Ability to work in all outside weather conditions; wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold (below 32 F degrees) and extreme heat (above 90 F degrees). Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

    Physical Demands:

    General good health and ability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. 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.



  • June 19, 2018 10:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: To assist in all facets of programming for MetroParks of Butler County delivery, program development/planning, conference coordination/liaison, and assisting in the general administration of Programs and Special Events. The position includes work as an instructor, being a public relations ambassador with guests and groups, and assisting in maintenance of the instructional areas and equipment. Must be competent in use of computer software, information technology and social media to promote and track participation at programs and events.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • To take part in all training or in-service activities to develop proficiencies required to perform job responsibilities.

    • Assists with MetroParks Park Connections programs, special events and volunteers as assigned. Spends approximately 90% of time delivering programs or assisting with events, and 10% preparing for programming and events.

    • Demonstrates proficiency in teaching the program curriculum and concepts, sharing park information and interfacing with volunteers and the public.

    • Provide quality education programs, recreational or conservation experiences for park customers and/or volunteers.

    • Provides accurate park facility and organizational information to park visitors/customers upon request.

    • Operates MetroParks licensed motor vehicles as assigned or personal vehicle as necessary to meet assigned responsibilities.

    • Accurately collects and deposits MetroParks program or other fees as assigned and keeps accurate financial, program, time and work records. Composes and files written reports as assigned.

    • Demonstrate professional competencies in interactions with public, staff and volunteers, included but not limited to:

    o Wearing staff uniform when working with a group o Showing interest and understanding for other staff members and park customers; o Being punctual and attentive to assigned schedule o Handling conflict constructively and keeping a positive attitude o Providing a safe experience for all participants and never leave participants unattended. o Recruiting, coordinating and/or functionally supervising volunteers as assigned

    o Cooperates on maintaining the grounds and seeing that facility equipment and

    programming materials are used properly and returned promptly to storage in good condition. o Providing support for existing program and assisting in the development of new programs as assigned. May wear historic period costume, works with approved program animals for demonstration purposes, and/or uses educational, audio/visual equipment and/or other tools specific and appropriate to the delivery of programs and events as assigned. o Follows Board policies in MetroParks Employee Guide and Personnel Manual.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage administrative tasks.

    • Working knowledge of or experience with personal computer hardware and software including but not limited to email, word processing, data management and spreadsheets, and graphic design software operations and other common office equipment.

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including competent knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling.

    • Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.

    • Must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public in-person or via email, phone, or written document.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • A high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with two (2) years college level courses in education, science or environmental studies, cultural history. Alternatively, a high school diploma or equivalent training supplemented with at least four (4) years of work experience working with youth or families program delivery.

    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record allowing insurability by the park district’s current vehicle insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter. Candidates 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.

    • General good health and ability to perform physical labor and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

    • A candidate for the position and any employee holding the position shall be a person of good character and integrity with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions). Ability to be bonded against dishonesty and theft by MetroParks current liability insurance carrier under existing coverage provisions at the time of employment and thereafter is also required.

    Work Environment & Schedule: The schedule for this position is part-time, and as needed. Employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as seasonal and/or intermittent workers, volunteers, employment program participants. Availability for occasional evening and weekend work as scheduled in advance.

    Physical Demands:

    This Position requires that a program leader have the ability to walk, stand, bend, twist, push & pull, with some lifting of materials up to 50 lbs. Leaders conduct outdoor programs and events that are held year-round and must be comfortable with exposure to a wide range of temperatures. General good health and the ability to perform physical labor and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is required for this position.

    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.


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

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

    Deliver in person or mail application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County 2051 Timberman Road Hamilton, OH 45013 Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., July 2, 2018.

    To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received

    by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.





  • June 06, 2018 9:52 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    UPDATE: Position is closed. Contact Keep Cincinnati Beautiful for more information.

    Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

    Reporting to the executive director and in partnership with the executive director and board of trustees, the development and communications position will spearhead development and communications efforts as KCB continues to grow.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

     Create, implement and manage annual development and public relations strategies.

     Develop and grow our individual donor base; manage annual giving campaign; cultivate major and corporate gifts.

     Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate and foundation sponsors, and individual donors.

     With the assistance of the executive director and staff, write grant proposals and reports to corporate, foundation, and government funders.

     Manage and input donor information; generate necessary reports for the executive director and board.

     Support and grow board’s fundraising capacity.

     Oversee staff and interns that write, post and manage content for website, social media and marketing tools (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Constant Contact or other tools for promoting events, campaigns, partner communications, event announcements/invitations, and others).

     Collaborate with the executive director, staff and board on planning, coordinating and executing potential fundraising events – including event staffing/public interaction, booth display and collateral preparation, logistics coordination.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

     One or more years of experience in development and public communications, including working knowledge and experience with corporate, foundation and individual giving.

     Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with a diverse population of prospects with varied interests and backgrounds.

     Experience working with volunteer boards.

     Successful donor cultivation and solicitation experience and aptitude for planning and executing a fundraising campaign.

     A thorough understanding of fund-raising programs and gift management and stewardship; proficient in excel, word and publisher.

     Perform with the highest professional demeanor and integrity.

     Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills; experience with media.

     Able to balance competing priorities, complex situations and tight deadlines.

     Appreciation and respect for the confidentiality of highly personal information.

     Driven, outgoing self-starter who can work with minimal oversight and achieve team goals on a consistent basis.

    Characteristics of a Strong Candidate:

     Willingness and excitement to learn and grow in the area of fundraising plans consisting of individual gifts, special events, corporate gifts, and foundation solicitations.

     Proven record of working with volunteers

     Passionate about Keep Cincinnati Beautiful’s mission.

     Enjoys fundraising and has a results-oriented demeanor

     Team-oriented

    Education and Experience

     Bachelor’s Degree in related field

     One or more years of experience in fund development, communications and/or public relations

    Send resume and salary requirements to jonathan@keepcincinnatibeautiful.org


  • June 06, 2018 9:50 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful 

    Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is seeking an individual to oversee our cleanup & beautification programs. The Director of Community Programming (DCP) oversees KCB’s Arts, Environmental Services, Great American Cleanup, and Greenspace programs. The DCP also takes an active role in building strategic partnerships, acquiring grants & sponsorships, and financial oversight of programmatic revenue & expenses. This individual will report to and work closely with the Executive Director.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

     Manage programmatic staff and assist in development & implementation of programming as needed.

     Work with the Executive Director & Development Coordinator on fundraising efforts.

     Work with staff to track deliverables, revenue & expenses for each program, and report to funding partners.

     Work with staff to identify and write grants and funding proposals for projects relating to cleanup & beautification programs; track funds and program results for reporting purposes.

     Promote programming at public events, meetings and events.

     Seek partnerships with organizations, businesses, City Departments and other groups to further the impact of our programs.

     Participate in cleanup and beautification events as needed.

     Administer the Safe & Clean Neighborhood Fund, including promoting the opportunity to communities twice per year (February and August), assisting applicants with their proposals, accepting applications online & reviewing with the Safe & Clean Committee, alerting applicants to the status of their proposal, and dispersing funds upon receipt of project-related invoices and receipts.

    Qualifications & Skills:

     Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable with public speaking

     Organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to multi-task

     Experience managing staff and planning/executing events

     Proficient in Microsoft Office (particularly Excel); comfortable with managing data.

     Ability to climb a 10 foot ladder, and lift up to 40 pounds

     Willingness to work occasional nights & weekends (particularly in the spring and fall)

     Grant writing & budget management

     Familiar with the City & its neighborhoods; comfortable maneuvering an expansive

    network of government, community & corporate contacts.

     Familiarity with Adobe programs a plus!

     Must have Valid Driver’s license

    This position is full-time (40 hours per week) with benefits. Regular hours are 8:30a-5:00p Monday through Friday, with occasional night and weekends (primarily Saturday mornings in the spring & fall).

    Please submit cover letter & resume to Jonathan@KeepCincinnatiBeautiful.org by June 22nd, 2018.


  • June 06, 2018 9:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: Performs routine office operations and facility, program and field reservations. Provides park facility and program information to the public.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Performs reception duties, answers telephones and directs/routes inquiries and in-coming communications to the appropriate persons, departments or agencies in a timely manner. Disseminates MetroParks information and otherwise answers routine questions regarding park system facilities and programs.

    • Facilitates all facility, camping and program reservations. Creates and distributes permits/leases and all appropriate paperwork to users and MetroParks personnel. Manages online reservations and registrations. Ensures total monies are paid for these reservations pursuant to policy.

    • Assists the Manager of Visitor Services with Special Event, Athletic Complex and Practice Field procedures including inputting reservations, drafting contracts, collecting payment or other tasks as assigned.

    • Assists the Facility & Event Manager with the scheduling of planning meetings and tours of the Ronald Reagan Lodge (Lodge, or other facility as assigned); retrieving the Lodge schedule or schedule from other facilities from the online reservation system on a daily basis and reports any changes to the schedule; helps managing the volunteers at the Welcome Center or other facility which may including interviewing and training of those individuals; responsible for updating the staff operations handbook for the VOA Welcome Center or other facility; selling and distributing fishing permits to customers of the VOA lake.

    • Handles and distributes US mail and deliveries to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner.

    • Coordinates, completes, reconciles, and files all MetroParks deposits for the Front Desk, Wheelhouse and/or Lodge. Deposits are to be made with MetroParks’ depository institution in a timely manner to ensure compliance with State regulations. Works closely with Financial Services to ensure correct use of account codes, verification of cash funds, and periodic compliance with audits of cash funds.

    • Issues and/or sells Motor Vehicle Permits to customers at the Administration Building and/or the Voice of America Welcome Center and/or other facility and submits paperwork, as required. Assists in managing the Motor Vehicle Permit database, as directed.

    • Distributes weekly park activity reports to appropriate personnel.

    • Operates personal computers, scanner and common office equipment. Utilizes various software, as required. May drive licensed motor vehicles on behalf of Employer.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work unsupervised, to organize and coordinate, to prioritize and self-initiate, and to manage administrative or clerical tasks.

    • The physical ability to perform labor and the tasks noted above is required of this position as well as possession of the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.

    • Must be able to communicate and deal tactfully and in a timely and effective manner with superiors, subordinates, co-workers, and the general public.

    • Ability to maintain confidentially 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.

    • Knowledge and skills to operate personal computers, scanners and common office equipment.

    • Serves as a goodwill ambassador for MetroParks of Butler County at all times.

    • Follows Board policies in MetroParks Personnel Policy Manual and in all other matters.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • At least a high school diploma or GED equivalent. Non-profit, governmental, park or similar agency experience preferred.

    • Working knowledge of and experience with personal computer software operations including, but not limited to e-mail, word processing, and use of common office equipment. Requires keyboarding skills of at least 30 wpm.

    • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable motor vehicle record, allowing insurability by MetroParks current vehicle insurance carrier, under existing coverage provisions, at the time of employment and thereafter are also required. 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 his/her driving record at the time of employment.

    • Excellent writing, basic mathematical competency and good communication skills with strong knowledge of proper grammar, punctuation and spelling are required.

    • Good moral character with no history of serious criminal activity (felony convictions).

    Work Environment & Schedule:

    Employment in this position is part time and may require evening and weekend shifts. This position is generally performed in an office environment.

    Physical Demands:

    General good health and ability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear. The employee will regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.


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

    Deliver in person or mail application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County

    2051 Timberman Road

    Hamilton, OH 45013

    Attn: Jaime Kimbrough

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net



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