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  • October 10, 2019 9:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Northern Kentucky University

    This position will officially start at the beginning of the spring 2020 semester in January. However, training will begin immediately for an average of 5-10 hours per month based around the hired student’s schedule. 

    Once position officially starts, hours are flexible per course schedule 20-25 hrs per week between hours of 8:15AM-4:30PM

    Student Position assisting the Sustainability Operations Coordinator. Tasks are related to sustainability education and programming and the efficient usage of utilities on campus.


  • October 07, 2019 9:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County Soil and Water District

    Job title: Caring For Our Watersheds Spring Intern

    Description: Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District has one temporary position available. This position is for 15-20 hrs/week for a maximum of 360 hours. Position date between January 6 - May 8, 2020 (flexible start and end date). This position must be part of the student’s co-op/internship class in which students are currently enrolled. The position begins January 6 (or later if needed) and ends May 8 (or earlier if needed).

    Duties: Help high school students develop ideas and give feedback on proposals as part of the Caring For Our Watersheds competition, assist in judging proposals and inputting judges’ scores & comments into spreadsheet, data entry for major projects, work with outside organizations to collaborate, mentor & plan projects with students, assist in planning final competition (4/25/20) at Cincinnati Zoo with over 100 attendees, assist in presenting watershed programs to high school students, Other duties as assigned. 

  • October 02, 2019 11:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Citizen's Climate Lobby

    This remote position works to initiate and implement outreach to young adult conservatives and Republicans on carbon pricing and carbon dividends as mechanisms to mitigate climate change. The time commitment is 37 weeks over 10 months (September 2019 through June 2020 or alternative) at roughly 15 hours per week. Work schedule is flexible. Includes an every other week review with CCE’s Director of Conservative Outreach over a web-based conference line with video capability. The successful applicant will receive a stipend of $5,000 over the 10 month Fellowship. One position available.

  • October 02, 2019 9:42 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Americorps VISTA will work with WIN’s community development team on the resident-led Beekman Corridor “Out of Poverty” initiative to bring 40% of residents out of poverty using a six-fold strategy that includes housing, walkability/transportation, youth and education, health/food access, jobs/economic development, and beautification/safety. Duties include: 1) developing partnerships and identifying opportunities for neighborhood businesses, community members and WIN to work together on shared economic and community development priorities; 2) help WIN implement a pilot process that connects residents to employment in their own neighborhoods, assess impact, and identify improvements and opportunity for expansion to additional employers; and 3) conduct a needs assessment of existing and prospective entrepreneurs in the Beekman Corridor and recommended action steps WIN can use to develop partnerships, and programming for neighborhood entrepreneurship, and connect residents to resources.

  • August 26, 2019 12:14 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Building Consulting

    Documentation Specialist

    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    $30,000 - $35,000 a year

    As a Documentation Specialist, you will complete all research, calculations, and preparation of documentation for Green Building Consulting projects. You will provide supporting materials for green and/or energy efficient building program verification, and you will be required to interface between internal and external project teams to collect raw data for analysis. Documentation specialists gain a thorough understanding of compliance requirements for a range of green building programs. This is an entry level position that has the potential to lead to future roles as a Project Manager and/or energy and green program Field Rater.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    • Good verbal and written communication skills, including a thorough understanding of proper email etiquette.
    • Affinity to learning new computer software and proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel. Experience with Sketchup or a similar program is preferable.
    • Good interpersonal skills; ability to deal effectively with clients of all types and on all levels of a company structure.
    • Skilled in internet research and general technology competence.
    • Ability to work well in an open concept office environment.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills. Attention to detail.
    • Ability to balance multiple responsibilities and recognize/prioritize competing tasks and deadlines.
    • Ability to research, analyze, and problem solve independently. Self-sufficient and a good self-learner.
    • Ability and desire to gain expertise in a range of subjects. Enthusiasm for sustainability and green building initiatives.
    • Basic quantitative reasoning skills.
    • Positive attitude and exceptional work ethic.

    ADDITIONAL SKILLS THAT ARE OF VALUE

    • Architecture, engineering, or construction experience and/or knowledge.
    • Knowledge and/or experience with “green” or energy efficiency programs
    • College degree or green program certification is preferable but not required.

    BENEFITS

    • Professional development and continuing education is highly encouraged. Relevant professional certifications may be company funded.
    • Flexible working hours.
    • Opportunities to participate in both in-office and field work experiences.
    • Full-time, salaried positions include vacation time, 401K eligibility, and health insurance.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $30,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

    Experience:

    • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

    Work Location:

    • One location

    Benefits:

    • Health insurance
    • Dental insurance
    • Vision insurance
    • Retirement plan
    • Paid time off
    • Flexible schedule

    Typical start time:

    • 8AM

    Typical end time:

    • 6PM

    This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

    • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
    • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
    • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

    This Company Describes Its Culture as:

    • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
    • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
    • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

    Apply here.

  • August 20, 2019 3:31 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Natural Resources Technician, Grade 8
    Date Posted: August 20, 2019

    Description: Part-time, Year-round (weekly hours vary). This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. Employment in this position is part-time and may require an irregular work schedule, including weekends, evenings and holidays depending on the season of the year or as business conditions warrant. Under the supervision of the Environmental Projects Manager performs a variety of Land Stewardship duties and manual labor tasks related to the maintenance and improvement of various natural resources including land, water, and recreational areas.

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

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

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., September 3, 2019

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • August 20, 2019 3:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Park Maintenance Technician, Grade 8
    Location: Various Parks
    Date Posted: August 20, 2019

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

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

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

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

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

    Or email ALL documents to employment@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., September 3, 2019

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • August 20, 2019 2:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago

    OUTDOOR EDUCATION INTERNSHIP

    Status: Accepting Applications for Fall 2019 Internship

    General Description: The Outdoor Education Intern is an integral part of the education team, and works with education staff to organize and develop curriculum and to design and present education programs. Depending on time of year, and intern’s availability the curriculum and programs can be for summer camps, our Branching Out Programs for Urban Youth, or for specific education opportunities.

    Hours: 10 – 15 hours/week

    Compensation: $12/hour

    Times and Duration: The education programs take place during regular school hours (or just after school). If your only availability is either on the weekends or week nights, then this internship won’t work for you. The internship starts as soon as possible in the fall and will end on December 6th.

    Interested? Ready to learn more?

    There are three general steps:

    Make sure you are regularly available weekdays (Monday – Friday; 8:00 – 5:00) for at least 10 hours total/week.

    Fill out this super simple form – it helps us get to know you a little bit and set us up for a call.

    We’ll reach out to you to schedule a call – the call is quick intro to Imago, the position and gives you a chance to ask questions about each. After the call, we can each determine if we should continue with the interview process.

    https://imagoearth.org/jobs/


  • August 15, 2019 2:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is accepting applications for a Volunteer Resources Coordinator based at Winton Centre. This position recruits, organizes and coordinates individuals and groups, as well as collaborates with outside agencies, to ensure a competent and diverse team of volunteers is available to support the organization’s mission, programs, services and event needs. 

    This position requires occasional evening and weekend work to support volunteer events and programs.

    Job Skills / Requirements

    Organizes, coordinates and manages the recruitment, screening, training, placement and recognition of volunteers; develops orientation materials; schedules and implements orientations; appropriately screens and matches volunteers with positions; follows up with volunteers concerning assigned roles; coordinates and implements volunteer recognition events, activities and benefits programs. 

    Collaborates with staff to identify roles and projects for volunteers that meet the needs and goals of the park district; assists staff with supervision, training and recognition of volunteers. 

    Communicates professionally with staff and volunteers; notifies Manager of Volunteer Resources of sensitive matters in a timely manner; assists with emails and other communication to volunteers; writes and edits articles and information for the volunteer and employee newsletters, park publications, park website, brochures and on-line platforms. 

    Organizes, coordinates and implements volunteer educational opportunities; identifies and schedules speakers for volunteer meetings; promotes appropriate internal and external trainings to volunteers. 

    Measures and evaluates volunteer programs and projects; maintains recordkeeping systems for tracking volunteer hours and other data with consistent procedures; contributes data for reports. 

    Cultivates a mutually beneficial relationship with the community to increase engagement and reach; promotes the volunteer program to gain community and organizational support; implements effective strategies to recruit and retain qualified volunteers with the appropriate abilities and aptitudes; works to expand the park district’s demographic reach, including teens and underrepresented communities; attends volunteer, job and community fairs. 

    Monitors expenditures for the program against the approved budget; follows all park district purchasing policies and procedures. 

    Maintains current working knowledge of best practices in volunteer resources management. 

    Serves on local and regional committees and boards and participates and communicates with outside organizations to represent Great Parks and to keep informed of developments and trends in the volunteer resources field. 

    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 
    Identifies and develops potential partnerships. 

    Utilizes and promotes environmentally sustainable practices and processes. 

    Performs other job duties as assigned. 

    SCOPE OF SUPERVISION 
    NONE 

    EQUIPMENT OPERATED 
    Fleet vehicles; mobile devices; computer; presentation devices; standard office equipment. 

    CONTACT WITH OTHERS 
    GPHC Volunteers and staff; local agencies, both public and private; general public and other job contacts. 

    CONFIDENTIAL DATA 
    Non-public records and sensitive public information contained in volunteer personnel files such as social security numbers, investigations and other confidential or sensitive information. 

    WORKING CONDITIONS 
    Normal office working conditions; occasional exposure to typical traffic conditions and hazards when traveling to other parks and work locations; occasional exposure to extreme heat and cold, rain, snow, noise, biting and stinging insects and plant irritants when implementing projects in the field. 

    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 sits for extended periods of time and occasionally stands and walks; 

    Employee typically exhibits normal vision demands. 

    Employee regularly lifts items up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lifts items up to 25 pounds. 

    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES 
    Knowledge of: best practices in Volunteer Resource management; park programs and activities; public relations; supervisory principles and practices; communication; volunteer and employee training; staffing and recruitment; project management; management principles and practices; computer software, programs and applications. 

    Ability to: apply management and volunteer resources principles to practical work situations; resolve difficult and sensitive volunteer issues; be analytical, results and goal oriented; organize and coordinate multiple work functions; 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: leadership; public relations; organization; team building; listening; conflict resolution; working in complex, multi-disciplinary environment; planning, scheduling and organizing work; operation of computers and application of job software; verbal and written communication; speaking effectively before groups; collaborating and networking with other agencies, organization and businesses; collecting and evaluating data; maintaining accurate work records; supervising volunteers.

    Education Requirements (Any)

    Associates Degree

    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: 
    Associate's Degree in Business, Social Sciences, Marketing, Public Relations, Public Administration, Organizational Leadership or related field of study with at least two years’ experience managing volunteer programs or ability to demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of public relations, business and volunteer programs. 
    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. 

    Starting Range for this position will be between $19.3680-$24.21/ hour depending upon experience. 

    Applications must be received by 11:59 pm on Friday 08/30/2019 

    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, Pension/Retirement

    Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

    https://www.joblinkapply.com/Joblink/5388/Job/Index/369740/volunteer-resources-coordinator

  • August 05, 2019 8:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: OKI Regional Council of Governments

    Land Use Planning Internship / Co-op Available 

    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:

    Andy Meyer, Senior Planner  

    E-mail: ameyer@oki.org



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