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  • May 01, 2019 1:29 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: The Western Wildlife Corridor, Inc.

    THE OPPORTUNITY:

    • Are you passionate about experiencing and preserving nature and inspiring conservation throughout the community?
    • Would you like to learn about hands-on environmental protection efforts and connect with the broader community of stakeholders?
    • Are you keen on evangelizing and educating the community on the benefits of conservation?
    • Would you enjoy being one of the faces of an organization with community partners, donors, business leaders and volunteers?
    • Are you ready to help lead an organization into its next phase of growth and community impact?

    The Western Wildlife Corridor is hiring an Administrative Coordinator to help the organization fulfill its mission. This part-time, paid position will report to the President of the Board of Trustees with support of the Supervisory Committee.

    ABOUT THE WESTERN WILDLIFE CORRIDOR:

    The Western Wildlife Corridor is a locally-based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit nature conservancy land trust with a 27-year history of environmental leadership and action on the westside of Cincinnati. Our mission is to preserve and protect the scenic beauty and natural environment of the Ohio River Valley from the Mill Creek to the Indiana line. We acquire and protect land, remove invasive species, and promote responsible land use. We create nature preserves, build trail systems for public use, and offer educational programs to promote nature conservation.

    Our headquarters is located just minutes west of downtown Cincinnati in the village of Addyston, Ohio. We protect more than 300 acres of property, with a keen focus on removing invasive plants and protecting habitat for native plants and animals.

    WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

    The Administrative Coordinator will work closely with the President, Members of the Board of Trustees and Chairs of the WWC operating committees to implement the organization’s initiatives. Key tasks will include:

    • Identify sources of potential donations, sponsorships, and grants, and work with the grant committee to write and submit grant applications. Work with the supervisory committee to drive increased membership, identify possible donors, and solicit donations.
    • Provide leadership to volunteers to continually improve the effectiveness of volunteer activities and identify ways to encourage more volunteers.
    • Work with WWC volunteers to organize events and oversee the calendar of events.
    • Lead the outreach efforts for WWC including creation and distribution of marketing materials, efforts to improve our website and online presence, and preparation of newsletter.
    • Coordinate and promote WWC at functions and events including presentations and participation in events presented by other organizations.
    • Perform administrative and organizational tasks including:
      • Direct professional and maintenance/repair activities at the Kirby Nature Center and the other WWC properties. o 
      • Reorder supplies such as brochures and supplies for habitat restoration. o 
      • Coordinate archiving, filing, and spreadsheet work.
    • Attend Board meetings and meetings of WWC committees as an ex officio member.
    • Other duties as assigned or as the position evolves.

    QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. A bachelor’s degree specifically in Environmental Studies, Botany, Biology or related field is preferred.
    • Knowledge of conservation, biodiversity and related disciplines is a plus.
    • A passion for the environment and conservation
    • Well organized
    • Attention to detail
    • Effective communicator
    • Works well with people and has a willingness to work with the broader community of stakeholders to increase awareness and overall visibility.
    • Adept with computer technology and the online world, and fully skilled with standard software (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word) with the ability and willingness to learn new software applications as necessary.

    THE REWARD:

    • Collaborate with an engaged and supportive Board.
    • Grow in knowledge and experience in the field of environmental conservation.
    • Enjoy coming to work every day in a position that is helping improve our world and people’s lives.
    • Salary commensurate with experience.
    • Paid vacation.

    HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION:

    Email your resume and cover letter to Tim Sisson, President, at wwc7@yahoo.com.

  • April 30, 2019 7:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    Employment: Guaranteed full-time

    Minimum Experience: Mid-level

    Compensation: $20/hr. upwards based on experience level + company & performance bonus (up to 15%) + overtime + prevailing wage opportunities

    Location: Lexington/Louisville, KY

    Job Description Summary: The Lead Installers primary role is the day to day single site focused supervision of SES teams executing installation of residential, commercial or utility solar energy systems. Through the lead installers project planning and management skills he/she will direct, coach, develop and motivate a small team of mixed trade skills employees (construction, electrical, communications and plumbing) to achieve established work rate and quality standards so as to meet customer and SES profit expectations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working closely with SES staff and customers to develop, specify and successfully bid residential and commercial solar projects.
    • Close support of Team Leader in review and approval of proposed install project plans, documentation, schematics, permitting, labor scheduling, parts supply and subcontractor readiness.
    • Daily scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
    • Supervision, training and certification of install team employees against known performance standards.
    • Routine interaction with SES customers to update on project progress, incorporate changing needs and ensure complete satisfaction.
    • Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
    • Installation supervision of all solar electrical, mechanical, communications and monitoring components.
    • Installation and wiring of solar panels or panel install subcontractors.
    • AC & DC electrical wiring, conduit, tray, duct bank or pole installation
    • Leadership of small scale building works for transformer, inverter, monitoring and control equipment placement
    • Supervision of site environmental plan compliance
    • Supervision of site Health & Safety plan compliance
    • Support of install commissioning process completion and job site handover.
    • Daily SES, client and regulatory job documentation upkeep.

    Required Skills

    • Minimum current Journeyman level electrical certification or sufficient recorded hours to sit exam within 1 year of joining
    • Supervisory experience including on the job employee training, development and disciplinary management.
    • Understanding of and experience with AC & DC electrical wiring
    • Understanding of and experience with conduit running and bending.
    • 3-Phase 480V electrics in addition to 120V/240V.
    • Understanding of basics of solar data web communication and common monitoring package setup and operation.
    • Ability to work and lead others in extreme environments hot sun, winter outdoor installs, attics etc.
    • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements as assessed by a qualified medical professional. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights.
    • Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools.
    • A focus on precision and quality and an ability to communicate those standards and passion to others.
    • Ability to use basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Email).
    • Ability to work as a team and foster a positive team spirit.
    • Strong verbal, electronic and written communications skills to team, supervisor and peers.
    • Demonstrated roof or construction industry experience.
    • Ability to travel and work away from home as required.
    • Pass of a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.

    Desired Skills

    • Previous experience in PV installations, roof work, general construction or carpentry.
    • Small/medium construction equipment (back hoe, skid steer, lift or lull)
    • NABCEP PV Installation Professional or Associate status.
    • Associates degree.

    Benefits • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.

    • Prevailing wage earning potential.
    • Paid time off.
    • Company truck for work usage.
    • Company 401K.
    • Paid per diem for time away from home.
    • Growth in commercial or residential teams to Team Leader role.
    • Fully paid solar trade training.

    About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high- quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

    Apply: To apply, send your cover letter and resume (required for consideration) to Steve Ricketts at stever@sesre.com.


  • April 30, 2019 7:19 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    Employment: Guaranteed full-time

    Minimum Experience: Mid to high level

    Compensation: $23/hr. to $30/hr. based on experience + company & performance bonus (up to 15%) + overtime + prevailing wage opportunities

    Location: Louisville, KY

    Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking a talented and ambitious solar installer and electrician with proven supervisory and project management experience for our very rapidly growing team. The full-time position will be responsible for leading the installation of SES residential or small commercial solar energy systems and training/managing SES installers. Experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry is required. Experience in construction or electrical trades including site leadership positions is required.

    Responsibilities:

    • Working closely with SES staff and customers to develop solar projects.
    • Reviewing and approval of proposed install projects to ensure effective jobsite execution.
    • Scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
    • Management, evaluation and training of SES employees.
    • Routine interaction with SES customers to ensure complete satisfaction.
    • Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
    • Installation of solar components.
    • Installation of solar panels.
    • AC & DC electrical wiring, communications and monitoring systems.
    • Install commissioning and inspection.
    • Job documentation.
    • Maintenance of a safe job site.
    • Completes and stays current on safety and industry training.

    Required Skills

    • Minimum current Journeyman level electrical certification or sufficient recorded hours to sit exam successfully within 1 year of joining
    • Proven management/supervisory experience including on the job employee coaching, training and development.
    • Previous experience in PV installations.
    • Daily scheduling of jobsite tasks and subcontractors.
    • Supervision, training and certification of install team employees against known performance standards.
    • Routine interaction with SES customers to update on project progress, incorporate changing needs and ensure complete satisfaction.
    • Site survey, marking, groundwork and excavation management.
    • Installation supervision of all solar electrical, mechanical, communications and monitoring components.
    • Understanding of and experience with conduit running and bending.
    • 3-Phase 480V electrics in addition to 120V/240V.
    • Supervision of site Health & Safety plan compliance.
    • Support of install commissioning process completion and job site handover.
    • Daily SES, client and regulatory job documentation upkeep.
    • Proven high level understanding of and experience with AC & DC electrical wiring
    • Ability to work in extreme environments hot sun, winter outdoor installs, attics etc.
    • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements as assessed by a qualified medical professional. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights.
    • Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools.
    • A focus on precision and quality.
    • Ability to use basic computer applications (Word, Excel, Email).
    • Ability to work as a team and foster a positive team spirit.
    • Strong communications skills to team, supervisor and peers.
    • Demonstrated roof or construction industry experience.
    • Ability to travel and work away from home if required.
    • Pass of a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.
    • Previous experience in roof work, general construction and/or carpentry.
    • Pass of a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.

    Desired Skills

    • Small/medium construction equipment (back hoe, skid steer, lift or lull)
    • NABCEP PV Installation Professional status.
    • Associates degree.

    Benefits • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.

    • Prevailing wage earning potential.
    • Paid time off.
    • Company truck for work usage.
    • Company 401K.
    • Paid per diem for time away from home.
    • Fully paid solar trade training.

    About Solar Energy Solutions: Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high- quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

    Apply: To apply, send your cover letter and resume (required for consideration) to Steve Ricketts at stever@sesre.com.


  • April 30, 2019 7:15 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Solar Energy Solutions

    Employment: Guaranteed full-time

    Minimum Experience: Entry to mid-level

    Compensation: $14.00/hr. to $18.00/hr. based on experience level + company & performance bonus (up to 15%) + overtime + prevailing wage opportunities

    Location: Lexington/Louisville, KY

    Job Description: Solar Energy Solutions (SES) is seeking talented installers to join our rapidly growing team. The full-time position will be responsible for installing SES residential, commercial or utility solar energy systems. Experience in the solar and/or renewable energy industry is strongly preferred but not required. Experience in construction would also be beneficial.

    Responsibilities:

    • Installation of solar components.
    • Installation of roof and ground based racking systems.
    • Installation of solar panels.
    • Basic electrical wiring.
    • Job documentation.
    • Completes and stays current on safety and industry training.
    • Maintenance of a safe job site

    Required Skills

    • Ability to work in extreme environments - hot sun/winter outdoor installs/attics.
    • Must be able to fulfill physical requirements as assessed by a qualified medical professional. Work involves squatting, twisting, standing and stretched positions, lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs. of materials or tools. Climbing up and down ladders and working over uneven ground or at heights.
    • Ability to legally and safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Basic experience with the safe and effective use of hand-held and power tools.
    • A focus on precision and quality.
    • Ability to work in a team and foster a positive team spirit.
    • Strong communications skills with team, supervisor and peers.
    • Ability to travel and work away from home as required.

    Desired Skills

    • Previous experience in PV installations, roof work, general construction or carpentry.
    • Desire to progress towards Journeyman Electrician and/or NABCEP PV Installation Professional status.
    • All candidates must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test in addition to background and motor vehicle checks.

    Benefits

    • Competitive salary and personal and company performance bonus system.
    • Prevailing wage earning potential.
    • Paid time off.
    • Company 401K.
    • Paid per diem for time away from home.
    • Growth in commercial or residential teams to Lead Installer role.
    • Fully paid solar trade training.

    About Solar Energy Solutions:

    Formed in 2006, Solar Energy Solutions delivers high- quality renewable energy solutions throughout Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, Ohio, Illinois and West Virginia.

    Our goal is to be the defining player in all areas of solar development in Kentucky and the surrounding states, make a tangible difference to society by building a new clean energy economy and do that through the creation of well-paid stable sustainable jobs.

    We specialize in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of residential, commercial, institutional and utility photovoltaic and solar thermal systems. Our personnel are the best in the region, holding specialized licenses and certifications in all relevant renewable fields. We are growing fast and want people with skills and stretch to come with us on this exciting growth journey that is only just beginning. Interested?

    Apply: To apply, send your cover letter and resume (required for consideration) to Steve Ricketts at stever@sesre.com.


  • April 29, 2019 1:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Trayak 

    About this Job

    As a Sustainability Consultant Co-op, you will learn how to quantify the environmental impact of packages and products using our software platform EcoImpact. You will use the Life Cycle Assessment Solution EI-COMPASS to calculate various indicators like Green House Gas (GHG) and Water Consumption.

    You will work with a Sustainability consultant and engage with our customers as appropriate.

    The type of candidate we are looking for has:

    • Engineering background studying towards a BS
    • Preferably Junior and above.
    • Environmental Science knowledge
    • Good Analytical skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box

    Trayak is a young and rapidly growing company. We are actively hiring people. If you match the profile below and are passionate about product sustainability please send us your resume.

    About Trayak LLC

    Trayak is a product and package sustainability consulting & software solutions company. Our vision is to enable companies to design & manufacture their entire portfolio of products using sustainable strategies. Our mission is to provide easy to use decision tools that are embedded in their mainstream product development, manufacturing and launch processes. At Trayak, we strongly believe that companies that leverage Sustainable Product Lifecycle Management will benefit from optimal and profitable product strategies that grow their revenue and earnings.

    Location

    Mason, Ohio, United States of America

    Interested Candidates should submit resume to prashant.jagtap@trayak.com.

  • April 29, 2019 1:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Trayak LLC

    About this Job

    As a Sustainability Consultant, you will directly engage with companies and users of our software platform EcoImpact for mainstreaming sustainability. You will work with companies to help meet their sustainability goals for products and packaging.

    Using the EI-COMPASS solution you will perform a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) calculating environmental impact of packages and products. You will then provide guidance on how they can improve their packaging sustainability and use the data provided to make better decisions.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Recent graduate with BS in Environmental Engineering, Science or Chemical Engineering
    • Passionate about Sustainability
    • Environmental Science coursework and knowledge
    • Good Analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Good communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box

    Trayak is a young and rapidly growing company. We are actively hiring people. If you match the profile below and are passionate about product & packaging sustainability please send us your resume.

    About Trayak LLC

    Trayak is a product and package sustainability consulting & software solutions company. Our vision is to enable companies to design & manufacture their entire portfolio of products using sustainable strategies. Our mission is to provide easy to use decision tools that are embedded in their mainstream product development, manufacturing and launch processes. At Trayak, we strongly believe that companies that leverage Sustainable Product Lifecycle Management will benefit from optimal and profitable product strategies that grow their revenue and earnings.

    Location

    Mason, Ohio, United States of America

    Interested Candidates should submit resume to prashant.jagtap@trayak.com.

  • April 24, 2019 1:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Granny's Garden School

    Granny’s Garden School 501(c)(3) of Loveland, Ohio is seeking candidates with at least 1-year experience successfully designing and teaching experiential lesson plans for PreK through elementary age students. Strong affinity to and familiarity with food gardening, nutrition and/or life sciences is required.

    Primary Duties

    TEACHING

    • Effectively design and deliver garden-based science lessons to PreK- 5th grade in outdoor environment; leverage garden/nature trail as appropriate for time in season
    • Communicate clear objectives for all learning activities
    • Facilitate hands on learning experiences in the garden or nature trail
    • Effectively manage student behavior in partnership with teachers

    SITE SUPPORT - GARDEN and/or NATURE TRAIL

    • Manage appearance of school garden/nature trail during planning, preparation, and cleanup; enroll students in maintenance activities during class delivery
    • Maintain outdoor classroom facilities and equipment

    COMMUNICATIONS

    • Effectively communicate descriptions of lessons and availability for scheduling
    • Use relevant technology to support class scheduling and teacher engagement and confirmations
    • Contribute photography and social media posts to support program outreach
    • Collaborate with GGS Board on results and needs for garden program success

    An ideal candidate will possess:

    • Self-motivation; responsible, punctual, professional
    • High energy level; outgoing and friendly personality
    • Enthusiasm for working with children to build love of nature and fresh food
    • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail and problem solving ownership
    • Must be able to pass a background check

    Job Type and Pay

    This is an independent contract position paid per class delivered according to terms of agreed proposal. Per class fee must include all effort hours for class preparation, communications, delivery, clean-up and outdoor garden or nature trail maintenance tasks. Classes are held during the day either in the gardens of Loveland Elementary/Primary Schools, along the LES/LPS nature trail or in the classroom in case of inclement weather.

    Opportunities may be available for after school and camp programs. Scheduling is done through collaboration of GGS volunteer, teachers and garden educators using online scheduling tool. Payment is made after submission of invoice. Submit resume, references, and work proposal to info@grannysgardenschool.org.


  • April 22, 2019 2:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Summary: The Public Safety Assistant II performs tasks which aid with the security and safety of persons and property within the parks, checks for and sells motor vehicle permits, and provides park information to park visitors and assists with traffic control.

    Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

    • Attends the entrance of an assigned park and sells motor vehicle permits. Dispenses MetroParks facility and programming information to visitors. Conducts surveys and collects data as assigned.
    • Makes correct change, reconciles cash on hand with unsold Motor Vehicle Permits and merchandise inventory at close of work shift, keeps accurate sales records and prepares deposits as instructed. Accurately operates cash registers and/or point of sale software and equipment as assigned. Follows organizational cash handling policies and Motor Vehicle Permit (MVP) sales guidelines.
    • Performs light maintenance including, but are not limited to: litter pick up, landscape upkeep, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas at or near work station. Assists with security, traffic, parking, and crowd control for special events and other programs as assigned.
    • Reports emergencies, problems, safety issues, violations of park rules & regulations, and violations of state law in accordance with established procedures.
    • Closes and locks parks at established times, clears visitors from parks in a polite and courteous manner, checks and secures facilities and structures owned and operated by MetroParks as assigned.
    • Serves as a secure courier to facilitate the movement of interoffice documents between parks.
    • Operates motor vehicles or other vehicles and equipment owned or leased by MetroParks. Operates all motor vehicles and other equipment used to facilitate assigned duties in a responsible and safe manner.
    • 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 tasks.
    • Ability to follow all policies in the MetroParks Personnel Manual, Employee Safety Manual, and Ranger Policy Manual. Follows instructions and orders of supervisors and Rangers. Follows all post orders, directives, and other instructions. 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.
    • Ability to maintain confidentially on sensitive issues and non-public records.
    • Ability to meet and deal 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.

    Required Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment. Proficiency in basic mathematics. Previous sales experience is preferred for this position.
    • Good character with no felony convictions, disqualifying misdemeanor convictions, or history of theft offenses.
    • Possess 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.

    Learn more and apply here!

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

    Organization: Great Parks of Hamilton County

    Position Overview

    Great Parks of Hamilton County is currently accepting applications for a Full Time Sustainability Coordinator, based in Winton Woods Park. This position is responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating initiatives, programs and policies that facilitate the long-term health of the environment, the park district and the public. This position will also collect and analyze information pertaining to use of resources, makes recommendations and tracks progress; engaging staff, volunteers, and the public in the process.

    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.
    • Assesses current level of sustainability in various components such as energy and water use, greenhouse gas emissions, recycling and waste diversion. Identifies opportunities for improvement, assesses feasibility of options, recommends actions and tracks goals regularly.
    • Prepares reports on proposed budget, cost savings, return on investment and progress including detailed analysis and benchmarking against peer agencies.
    • Develops and oversees the implementation of an agency sustainability plan; leads agency Sustainability Team to implement identified programs or initiatives.
    • Promotes understanding and awareness of sustainability issues with staff through conversations, trainings and presentations. Solicits ideas and feedback, as well as commitments to implement initiatives to achieve goals.
    • Maintains knowledge of agency policies and purchasing practices related to resource use, infrastructure planning and maintenance and advises Director of Natural Resources.
    • Prepares purchase requisitions. Adheres to purchasing card procedures and submits expenditures for supervisor approval Coordinates with the Marketing & Public Engagement team to engage the public at special events, through social media and other media platforms, publications and surveys.
    • Participates in regional efforts by representing Great Parks at meetings.
    • Demonstrates how sustainable policies and practices have environmental, economic and social benefits.
    • Answers questions and addresses concerns pertaining to sustainability initiatives.
    • Stays current on sustainability issues and best practices; pursues relevant accreditation and certification for self and Great Parks. Assists with grant applications, rebate programs and other funding sources.
    • 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.
    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:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in sustainability, engineering, or environmentally-related discipline, such as physical or biological sciences, and at least three years’ formal experience in managing sustainability initiatives.
    • 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.

    Please apply by visiting www.greatparks.org/jobs, applications must be received by 11:59pm, Thursday, May 2, 2019.

  • April 12, 2019 1:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Cincinnati Parks

    Want a Fun, Outdoor Job this Summer? Summer Day Camp Staff Needed in Cincinnati Parks!

    • Full day of paid training on 6/2 and 6/3 - 6/7 from 9:00am - 3:30pm.  
    • $10.44 per hour, no benefits, but a variety of skills gained. 
    • Must be available to work June 2 - August 2                

    NATURECAMP IN THE PARKS 

    • A nature-oriented daycamp program, ages 5 - 12, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks.
    • Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.
    • Develop your own lesson plans that include daily hikes, educational games, crafts and other nature activities for 12 campers per staff person each week.
    • Must work 9am - 3:30pm (Mon. - Fri.) and select Thursdays until 5 pm; up to 35 - 38 hrs/wk.

    PRESCHOOL DISCOVERY MORNINGS

    • A nature-oriented preschool program, ages 3 ½ - 5, that visits 4 Cincinnati Parks (same as above).
    • Early Childhood Education majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.
    • Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature activities for 8 campers per staff person each week.
    • Must work from 8:45am - 12:45pm (Mon. - Fri.), and select Thursdays until 2pm, up to 20 - 25 hrs/wk.         

    NATURE NEXT DOOR

    • An award-winning, grant-funded program that visits 4 inner-city parks each week.
    • Work with a team to provide educational crafts, games and other hands-on activities for inner-city youth ages 4 - 13. Lesson plans are already created.
    • Education or Social Services majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.
    • Must work core hours from 9am - 2:30pm (Mon. - Fridays), about 23 - 26 hrs/wk.

    CAMPS AT NATURE CENTERS  

    • A nature-oriented daycamp program with set age ranges and themes that change weekly. Staff will work with campers from preschool to middle school age.
    • Education or Natural Sciences majors with teaching/child care experiences preferred.
    • Already created lesson plans include daily hikes, games, crafts and other nature and science activities for 8 - 12 campers per staff person each week.
    • Must be available to work hours ranging from 8am - 4pm (Mon. - Fri.), 34 - 38 hrs/wk. Late evening hrs or an overnight may be required on two evenings during the summer.           

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Basic knowledge of local nature and ecology and ability to communicate well with children.
    • Ability to work outdoors and maintain physical condition necessary for: sitting, standing, climbing, walking for prolonged periods of time; occasional light or moderate lifting and carrying required; occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.; able to hear sounds in low and high frequencies; specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to distinguish colors, and the ability to adjust focus; must speak clearly and audibly.
    • Must be 18 years old, a high school graduate, and pass criminal police background checks.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license or state id; provide own transportation.


    Apply here before May 10th!


    For more information, contact:
    Erin Morris, Assistant Manager
    Cincinnati Park Board
    Phone: 513-321-6070   

    erin.morris@cincinnati-oh.gov 

    The City of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer.



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