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  • February 01, 2017 11:25 AM | Anonymous
    Organization: Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District

    Job Function Statement:
    Under general supervision, reviews and approves plans and related documentation for compliance with regulations and projects; attends meetings regarding project design and status; conducts field investigations and research for various projects.


    Minimum Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • College-level coursework in civil engineering and construction techniques
    • Two (2) years related experience or training
    • Equivalent combination of education and/or experience in civil engineering and construction techniques may be substituted for the above requirements
    • Valid Driver's License
    Illustrative Duties:
    30-75% (1)  Reviews and approves Civil Engineering and development plans for compliance with the department rules and regulations; reviews documents and proposed construction plans submitted by consulting engineers, contractors and developers to ensure compliance with state and county regulations; determines extent to which proposals meet project qualifications and specifications; reviews work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications, codes, etc.; operates computer mapping system.
     
    15-60% (2) Attends meetings regarding project design and status (e.g., meets with consultants during design segment of projects; meets with county and township officials to apprise officials of project status and provide technical advise; presents information at public hearings); receives and responds to complaints from general public; serves as liaison with other county departments, cities, etc.; provides technical assistance and advise to other design personnel, consultant, builders, developers and contractors.
     
    10-35% (3) Conducts field investigations and researches and prepares reports of findings for various projects (e.g., complaints, construction, projects, topographical data, etc.); researches files (e.g., land titles, deeds, etc.) to obtain information.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    The following are necessary to perform the duties of this classification. Items with an * may be developed after employment.

    Knowledge of:
    Construction techniques; civil engineering; ESRI products and ARCMAP; blueprint reading; state and local laws and regulations pertaining to construction; government structure and process; surveying; computer mapping system; map drafting procedures and equipment.

    Skill in:
    Drafting; operation/utilization of survey equipment; operation of computer mapping system.

    Ability to:
    Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; interpret variety of technical materials in books, manuals and journals; use geometry and trigonometry; write specifications for construction projects; maintain accurate record ; communicate effectively in written and verbal form; establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, associates, supervisors, consultants, contractors, developers and general public; respond to inquiries and complaints from officials and general public; demonstrate physical fitness; use proper research methods in gathering data; prepare meaningful, concise and accurate reports; operate a computer.

    Hourly salary range - $17.94 - $24.40       
    Deadline for application - Feb 15, 2017


    Send resume and cover letter to:
    Hamilton County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Attn: Marcelo Alberto, Urban Conservationist
    22 Triangle Park Drive
    Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
    Or email: marcelo.alberto@hamilton-co.org
     
    Tel: 513.772.7645
    Visit our web site at www.hcswcd.org
  • January 26, 2017 4:27 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Greenacres Foundation

    Greenacres Farm is a working, sustainable farm located in Indian Hill, Ohio, running cattle, horses, sheep, chickens, and turkeys in a multi-species grazing rotation. We are looking for hard working, quality minded candidates with farm/livestock experience. An interest in sustainable agriculture is preferred.

    Medical benefits are available to full-time employees the first day of the month following date of hire. 5 days of vacation after 6 months with addition 6 days at one year and an additional 40 hours of PTO begins accruing after 60 days. Employer paid life and long term disability insurance as well as a Health Reimbursement Arrangement. There is also an optional Heath Saving Account offered.

    Objective: Will complete required tasks including: hay feeding, grain feeding, husbandry tasks, fence repair, waterline repair, pasture rotations, stall cleaning, animal housing maintenance, medical treatments, and continual observation of animal behavior to determine wellbeing. Will operate equipment and implements needed for completion of tasks. Will be punctual and conscientious about work hours.

    Essential Functions:

    • Livestock/Animal Care:
      • Daily chores and health checks for animals including cattle, laying hens, pastured poultry, and sheep/goats.
      • Checks of animal infrastructure: fences, water supplies, and available forage.
      • Use proper handling and food safety, and clean manure properly
      • Assist with moving animals in pasture rotations.
      • Haying
      • Facilitate and support education programs run on or about the farm.
    • Fence Installation and Repair
    • Pasture Maintenance:
      • No-petro chemical use on the property requires bush hogging and weed meating.
      • Remove downed trees/debris from fence and fields.
      • Equipment Operation and Maintenance:
    • Tractors with pull behind implements, as well as front loader operation.
    • Skid steer operation with bucket, forks, and auger attachments.
    • Safe operation of tractors with PTO driven equipment attached: bush hog, haybine, round baler.
    • Truck and trailer operation.
    • Routine service and maintenance of all equipment.
    • Operate hand and power tools safely for building and repairs.
      • Outdoor work environment year round.
      • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
      • Employment dependent on the ability to pass a background check, drug screen and physical, and having a valid driver’s license with insurable driving record.

    Send a cover letter and resume to: Greenacres Foundation, Attn: Human Resources, 8255 Spooky Hollow Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242 or email to: HR@green-acres.org.

  • January 26, 2017 12:51 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Communications Internship

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking a Communications Intern to work approximately 15-20 hours per week starting immediately and lasting through late spring, with the possibility for an extension. The Communications Intern will work closely with the Communications & Program Manager to produce and manage Green Umbrella’s communications materials that reach a broad public audience. This internship includes a stipend.

    About Green Umbrella:
    Green Umbrella is the leading alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of Greater Cincinnati. We’re driving collaboration to fuel measurable improvements in eight key areas of sustainability. Our vision is to have the region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the nation by 2020.

    Qualifications:
    Green Umbrella is seeking motivated and responsible college and graduate students with an interest in communications as well as a passion for environmental sustainability. The position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Previous communications and writing experience is a plus. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:
    Green Umbrella’s internships provide a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region. Interns work alongside staff to support the many projects and initiatives undertaken by our Action Teams that will help our region become more sustainable through collaborative efforts.  This is a paid internship a stipend of $500/month and interns will work on average 15-20 hours per week throughout the spring. The intern will work out of the Green Umbrella office in the Northside neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There may be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon Green Umbrella’s event calendar.

    Communications responsibilities:

    • Research, identify and draft appropriate content for bi-weekly e-newsletter
    • Develop and promote timely content on Green Umbrella’s social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter)
    • Research, identify and create appropriate content for events to post to Green Umbrella calendar
    • Collect and analyze data on the effectiveness of Green Umbrella’s external communications
    • Other long-term communications projects as assigned

    General responsibilities:

    • Answer Green Umbrella office phones
    • Data entry for email database as needed
    • Provide assistance at Green Umbrella-sponsored events such as Green Drinks, Sustainability Summit, Great Outdoor Weekend
    • Represent Green Umbrella at community events (e.g. staffing table or booth) as needed

    To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) to amy@greenumbrella.org, with “Communications Internship” in the email subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; please refer to https://greenumbrella.org/Green-Jobs to stay updated. No phone calls please.


  • January 25, 2017 3:24 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    TITLE: Rental Associate

    GRADE: 9.00 (Intermittent Part-time) This is an intermittent part-time hourly position. Work will include extended hours and/or an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

    STATUS: Regular. Employee does not routinely supervise other personnel. Non-exempt.

    REPORTS TO: Facility & Event Manager or as assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: Performs a variety of general-purpose duties as required to facilitate rentals and concession sales at assigned locations.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Retail duties include renting watercraft, cleaning boats, handling, and selling of live bait, empting trash cans, selling: motor vehicle permits, fishing permits and concession sales. Responsible for set-up, operation and tear down for assigned special events.

    2. Assists with transportation of cooking equipment, tents, beverage canister’s, tables, chairs and associated concession supplies required for special event.

    3. Prepares and maintains park exterior and interior facilities for use by customers and the general public. Performs duties such as cleaning and routine maintenance of reservable areas, shelters, park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, storage rooms, kitchen areas and restrooms.

    4. Aids in the maintenance of landscape beds and plantings including watering, weeding, mulching etc.

    5. Moves, sets up and takes down tables, chairs and other equipment and otherwise provides assistance to management staff before, and after during rentals and special events.

    6. Tracks sales, uses cash register, issues receipts, makes change and handles cash and other payments accurately and, pursuant to established accounting procedures, assists with inventory as assigned, answers the telephone using proper telephone etiquette, takes and conveys messages and handles routine requests for information as instructed.

    7. Meets and deals 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.

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

    9. Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: inventories, time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.

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

    11. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

    12. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

    13. Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment is required for this position.

    2. Competent working knowledge of Ohio and local regulations relative to the safe preparation, sale, and handling of food in a retail environment and previous retail experience is preferred for this position. Knowledge of fishing and boating is preferred.

    3. The ability to perform the tasks required of this position and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is required for this position.

    4. 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 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

    5. 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 and airborne and plant allergens. Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

    6. Ability to operate a cash register to track and accurately handle payments and make change is necessary.

    7. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public;

    8. Availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule and ability to work independently and take initiative when required are necessary for candidates for employment and employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

    9. 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.

    10. 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 points (or equivalent penalty) issued by a recognized licensing authority for driving-related violations on their driving record at the time of employment.

    Salary: $8.15 to $11.50 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: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 3:15 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    Title: Program Leader

    GRADE: 9.00 (Intermittent, year-round)

    STATUS: Regular, non-exempt. As needed, employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as seasonal and/or intermittent workers, volunteers, employment program participants.

    REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Park Connections or Program Manager

    GENERAL DUTIES: 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.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

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

    2. Assists with MetroParks Park Connections programs, special events and volunteers as assigned and demonstrates proficiency in teaching the program curriculum and concepts, sharing park information and interfacing with volunteers and the public.

    3. Provide quality education, program, recreational or conservation experience for park customers and/or volunteers.

    4. Maintain a good working relationship with other staff and interns, and volunteers.

    5. Meets and greets the public in a professional, helpful and pleasant manner.Provides accurate park facility and organizational information to park visitors/customers upon request. Dresses in a professional manner in accordance with MetroParks policies.

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

    7. Uses computer and other common office equipment to efficiently and accurately perform or facilitate the performance of assigned tasks.

    8. 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.

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

     Wear staff uniform when working with a group;

     Show interest and understanding for other staff members and park customers;

     Punctuality and attentiveness to schedule;

     Handle conflict constructively and keep a positive attitude;

     Provide a safe experience for all participants and never leave participants unattended;

     Recruit, coordinate and/or functionally supervise volunteers as assigned;

     Cooperates on maintaining the grounds and seeing that facility equipment and programming materials are used properly and returned promptly in good condition.

    10. Provide support for existing program and assist in the development of new and experimental programs. 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 for volunteer coordination, programs and events as assigned.

    11. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues, privileged information, personnel matters and nonpublic records.

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

    13. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. 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.

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

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

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

    6. Ability to effectively and appropriately deal with confidential information.

    7. 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.

    8. 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.

    9. Availability for occasional evening and weekend work as scheduled in advance.

    10. 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.

    Salary: $8.15– $11.50 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: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 3:03 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    Title: Park Caretaker

    GRADE: 9.00 (part-time, seasonal) Employment in this position is part time and may require an irregular work schedule including weekends, and holidays depending on the season of the year or as other conditions warrant

    STATUS: Regular. For short periods of time employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as volunteers, employment program participants or community service workers.

    REPORTS TO: Supervisor of Operations, Park Manager, Environmental Projects Coordinator, or as assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: 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.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. 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.

    2. 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.

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

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

    5. Meets and deals 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.

    6. Follows Board policies in Employee Guide and Employee Safety Manual.

    7. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

    8. May be assigned to alternate locations throughout the employment period.

    9. Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    1. 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.

    2. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public; general good health and ability to perform the physical labor tasks required of this position and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner are all also required for this position.

    3. Availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule and ability to work independently and take initiative when required are necessary for candidates for employment and employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

    Salary: $8.15 to $11.50 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: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 2:54 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    Title: Park Maintenance Technician

    GRADE: 8.00 (part-time, year-round) Employment in this position is part time and may require an irregular work schedule including weekends, and holidays depending on the season of the year or as conditions warrant.

    STATUS: Regular non-exempt. As needed, employee may occasionally supervise other assigned personnel, such as seasonal and/or intermittent workers, volunteers, employment program participants, or community service workers.

    REPORTS TO: Park Manager, or as assigned

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

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. 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, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.

    2. 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.

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

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

    5. Meets and deals 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.

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

    7. Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.

    8. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

    9. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

    10. Other duties as assigned.

    11. Assists with conservation, wildlife management, and land stewardship activities in assigned areas.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. High school diploma or GED; and a minimum of 18 years of age is required at the time of employment.

    2. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience or experience in a related field is preferred for this position.

    3. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public;

    4. 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.

    5. Availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule and ability to work independently and take initiative when required are necessary for candidates for employment and employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

    6. 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.

    7. 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.

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

    Salary: $12.50 to $15.60 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: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 2:49 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    Title: Natural Resource Technician

    GRADE: 8.00 (part-time, year-round,) Employment in this position is part-time and may require an irregular work schedule including weekends, and holidays depending on the season of the year or as business conditions warrant.

    STATUS: Regular, Non-Exempt.

    REPORTS TO: Environmental Projects Manager or as assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: 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.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Assists with conservation, wildlife management, and land stewardship activities in assigned areas.

    2. Assist with prescribed fires, invasive plant control, and nuisance wildlife as directed.

    3. Use and maintain equipment including chain saws, pole saws, blowers, brush cutters, back pack sprayers, skid sprayers, tractors, four wheel drive utility vehicles, skid steers, track loaders, and attachments in a safe and professional manner.

    4. Use and maintain hand tools including but not limited to pruners, trimmers, shovels, rakes, hammers, paint brushes, rollers and cleaning equipment including brooms, mops, and vacuum cleaners.

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

    6. Aids in maintenance duties including, 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, applying pesticides and fertilizers, shoveling and plowing snow, and assisting with parking and crowd control for special events and programs.

    7. Prepares and maintains facilities and equipment for use by performing duties such as cleaning, painting, tightening, etc. or assigned reservable areas, recreational equipment, shelters, and park grounds adjacent to reservable spaces, common areas, storage rooms, kitchen areas and restrooms.

    8. Operates licensed and non-licensed motor vehicles including watercraft, snow plows, mowers, and other equipment to accomplish assigned tasks.

    9. Meets and deals 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.

    10. Maintains accurate records of tasks performed: including but not limited to: time sheets, vehicle mileage, equipment usage, etc.

    11. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

    12. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

    13. Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS **:

    1. 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, or similar organization is preferred for this position.

    2. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public;

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

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

    5. Availability for a flexible and intermittent work schedule and ability to work independently and take initiative when required are necessary for candidates for employment and employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

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

    7. 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.

    8. 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

    9. 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.

    10. 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.

    Salary: $12.50 to $15.60 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: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 2:33 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 PM June 30, 2017

    Title: Facility Attendant

    GRADE: 9.0 (Intermittent, Part-Time) this is an intermittent part-time hourly position. Work will include extended hours and/or an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays.

    STATUS: Regular. Employee does not regularly supervise other personnel. Non-exempt.

    REPORTS TO: Park Manager, or as assigned

    GENERAL DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Park Manager or his/her designee performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, for special events/tournaments such as field layout, cleaning restrooms, emptying trash receptacles, traffic and parking support, etc., and provides park information to park visitors.

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*:

    1. Maintenance duties may include, but are not limited to: litter pick up, cleaning and maintenance of park facilities and public areas, assisting with parking and crowd control for special events/tournaments and programs.

    2. 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.

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

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

    5. Meets and deals 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.

    6. Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual.

    7. Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records.

    8. May be assigned to alternate locations throughout the employment period.

    9. Other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS**:

    1. High school diploma or GED; minimum of 18 years of age at the time of employment is required for this position.

    2. Previous grounds and building maintenance experience is preferred for this position or experience in a related field.

    3. The ability to perform the tasks required of this position and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner is required for this position.

    4. 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 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

    5. 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 and airborne and plant allergens. Some work assignments and tasks will require exposure to and work in inclement weather conditions.

    6. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public;

    7. Ability to work a flexible, intermittent schedule and capability to work independently and take initiative when required are necessary for candidates for employment and employees currently working under the provisions of this position description.

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

    Salary: $8.15 to $11.50 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: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 PM June 30, 2017. To be considered for the position, a completed application must be received by this date.

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • January 25, 2017 2:30 PM | Anonymous

    Organization: Metroparks of Butler County 

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017

    Title: Bartender/Host 

    GRADE: 9.0 (Intermittent, Part Time) This is an intermittent part time hourly position as work will include extended hours and/or an irregular work schedule, including evenings, weekends and holidays 

    STATUS: Regular. Employee does not routinely supervise other staff members 

    REPORTS TO: Facility & Event Manager or as assigned 

    GENERAL DUTIES: Under supervision of the Facility & Event Manager performs a variety of general-purpose duties as required to facilitate the rental, food service operation, bar service and associated operational needs at the Voice of America Park. 

    FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES*: 

    1. Food and bar service duties may include handling, preparation of and selling food, beverages (alcoholic and/or non-alcoholic) and other items, AV setup, stocking shelves and cleaning the kitchen, concession areas, stock rooms, patio, gazebo, and Lodge areas including the associated restrooms. 

    2. Follows State, local and MetroParks health regulations policies relative to the safe preparation, handling and sale of food, kitchen utensils, and disposal of garbage in appropriate containers. Complies with State regulations pursuant to the sale and purchase of beer, wine and other alcoholic beverages. 

    3. Moves, sets up and takes down tables, chairs and other equipment. Direct all general heating and maintenance requests to the Facility & Event Manager. Complete appropriate maintenance request forms with an explanation of work requested.

    4. Operates and maintains integrity of the POS cash register/credit card operating system. Completes Beverage Package Invoice/Deposit paperwork accurately and in a timely manner in order to make required bank deposits. Assists with inventory as assigned. Alerts Facility & Events Manager of any cash handling or product inventory discrepancies pursuant to established accounting procedures. Position Description – Bartender/Host Page 2 of 3 9/25/14 acp 

    5. Meets and deals 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. 

    6. It is prohibited by Board Policy to solicit or accept gratuities or tips of any kind from park visitors, clients, caterers or anyone else for services performed as part of this position. 

    7. Maintains a professional business working relationship with the approved Voice of America caterers. 

    8. Forwards all general heating and maintenance requests to the Facility & Event Manager completing appropriate maintenance request forms with an explanation of work requested. 

    9. Operates non-licensed motor vehicles or APVs. 

    10.Follows Board policies in Personnel Policy Manual. 

    11.Maintains confidentiality on sensitive issues and nonpublic records. 

    12.Other duties as assigned. 

    QUALIFICATIONS**: 

    1. High school diploma or GED; minimum of 21 years of age at the time of employment, competent working knowledge of Ohio statutes relative to the preparation, sale, handling and/or dispensing of alcoholic beverages is required of candidates for and employees in this position. Competent working knowledge of Ohio and local regulations relative to the safe preparation, sale, handling and food in a retail environment and previous retail experience is preferred for this position. 

    2. Knowledge of audio-visual equipment setup including but not limited to: projectors, DVD players, VCRs, notebook computers, microphones, and PowerPoint software is preferred. Ability to operate a cash register, to track and accurately handle payments, make change, and process credit card payments is also necessary. 

    3. Must be able to lift and carry for at least 50 feet a cardboard container containing 24 full 12 oz. glass beverage bottles and other items of equivalent weight. 

    4. A valid certification in CPR from the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association is required of applicants or applicants must become certified within six months of date of hire. Current employees (those employed as of April 15, 2008) shall become certified within one year, or before April 15, 2009. Once certified, all employees in this position shall remain so certified throughout employment. Position Description – Bartender/Host Page 3 of 3 9/25/14 acp 

    5. Ability to deal tactfully with the general public and co-workers as well as the ability to communicate effectively with fellow employees and the visiting public; general good health and ability to perform the physical labor tasks required of this position and having the ability to effectively, efficiently, and safely complete assigned tasks in a timely manner are all also required for this position. 

    6. Bartender/Host is required to be available for intermittent/flexible/on-call work. Candidates are required to work independently and urged to take initiative when particular operating decisions are required. 

    7. 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. 

    Salary: $8.15-$11.50 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: Amy Pellman

    Or email ALL documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: 4:00 p.m., June 30, 2017.

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

    MetroParks of Butler County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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