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  • June 24, 2021 12:21 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Trayak

    Job Title: Senior Software Developer

    As a full-time Software Developer, you will assist with prototyping, developing, and testing applications achieving high quality and timely delivery. You will develop new software components that help evaluate proof-of-concepts. Support developing and testing of software components.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Able to solve complex technical problems
    • Full Stack Development
    • Knowledge of JavaScript, Angular Framework
    • Knowledge of OOP and Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate
    • Knowledge of AWS and cloud computing architectures & services
    • Experience with Business Analytics 
    • Experience with developing Machine Learning applications
    • Ability to work in an Agile development environment
    • Good verbal and written communications
    • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
    • 5+ years of experience developing software products


    Job Title: Software Developer

    As a full-time Software Developer, you will assist with prototyping, developing, and testing applications achieving high quality and timely delivery. You will develop new software components that help evaluate proof-of-concepts. Support developing and testing of software components.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Able to solve complex technical problems
    • Full Stack Development
    • Knowledge of JavaScript, Angular Framework
    • Knowledge of OOP and Java, Spring Boot, Hibernate
    • Knowledge of AWS and cloud computing architectures & services
    • Ability to work in an Agile development environment
    • Good verbal and written communications
    • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering
    • 1-2 years of experience developing software products


    Job Title: Software Development Intern

    As a Software Development intern, you will assist with prototyping, developing, and testing applications achieving high quality and timely delivery. You will develop new software components that help evaluate proof-of-concepts. Support developing and testing of software components.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Able to solve complex technical problems
    • Knowledge of C# & .NET.
    • Knowledge of JavaScript and Angular Framework
    • Knowledge of OOP and Java
    • Knowledge of Agile Software Development process
    • Good spoken and written communications
    • Enrolled in BS Engineering or Computer Science/Engineering


    Trayak is a rapidly growing company. We are actively hiring people. If you match the profile above and are passionate about sustainability please fill out the form below.

  • June 24, 2021 12:08 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Trayak

    Job Title: Sustainability Analyst

    As a full-time Sustainability Analyst, you will assist in the goto market and business development activities of the Trayak sustainability solutions. You will collaborate with team members to support customer engagement, improve user experience, and support customers in their sustainability initiatives.

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Environmental Science, or related field
    • Passionate about sustainability
    • Experience with data gathering tools and ability to learn new software and concepts quickly
    • High level of comfort and knowledge using data to drive insights, decisions, and to quantify impact
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with changing priorities 
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Action oriented and results driven
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong social media skills to communicate Trayak vision
    • Highly organized, creative, and attentive to detail
    • Flexible to support changing needs and eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box
    • Demonstrated experience coordinating with and managing internal technical and non-technical teams to support external communication 
    • Track record of executing against marketing calendars and experience roadmaps while hitting business targets (traffic, engaged visits, conversion rate, etc.)
    • Experience and knowledge of online advertising platforms a plus
    • Awareness of sustainability issues, measurements and reporting requirements
    • Knowledge of LCA, packaging and/or product sustainability a plus


    Job Title: Sustainability Consultant

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

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering 
    • Passionate about sustainability
    • Environmental Engineering coursework and knowledge
    • Knowledge of LCA, packaging and/or product sustainability a plus
    • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Detail Oriented and quantitative skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box


    Job Title: Sustainability Consultant Intern

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

    The type of candidate we are looking for:

    • Enrolled in BS Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering 
    • Passionate about sustainability
    • Environmental Engineering coursework and knowledge
    • Demonstrated critical thinking & problem-solving skills
    • Detail Oriented and quantitative skills
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Eagerness to learn on the job
    • Initiative to think outside the box


    Trayak is a rapidly growing company. We are actively hiring people. If you match the profile above and are passionate about sustainability please fill out the form below.

  • June 24, 2021 8:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Environmental Education & Outreach Coordinator

    Organization: ORSANCO 

    ORSANCO is seeking an individual to develop and lead environmental education programs generally relating to Ohio River water quality, as well as coordinate existing outreach activities such as the annual Ohio River Sweep. Must be able to coordinate identification of funding opportunities and grants to support objectives as well as an ability to take initiative and work independently to achieve positive outcomes.

    Bachelor’s degree in environmental education, environmental science, or education with some environmental focus.  Prior experience in environmental education preferred. Any fundraising exposure a plus.

    For more details, click here.

    E-mail cover letter and resume to employment@orsanco.org by July 15, 2021.

  • June 23, 2021 12:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

    Site Supervisor - Uptown Waste Diversion (Temporary)

    Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is looking for a temporary site-lead to supervise volunteers and participants in the Uptown Waste Diversion Event this summer.

    The event runs July 28th through August 8th from 10am to 6pm daily. We are looking for two persons to take on the 12-day event, or if one person is up for the entirety of the event span, we're open to that as well!


    The Uptown Waste Diversion Site Supervisor will:

    - Open at the beginning of the day and prepare the site for the event; Close the site at the end of the day and secure all items that will remain on location.

    - Sign in and briefly train volunteers on-site when they arrive for their shift.

    - Oversee the collection and sorting of waste items including recycling, trash, scrap, reusable items, and e-waste.

    - Communicate clearly and efficiently with partners including UC Maintenance drivers transporting materials to St. Vincent dePaul, Rumpke managing recycling dumpster emptying, the city of Cincinnati's Department of Public Services who will be on-site for trash disposal, Cleanlites who will provide e-waste recycling, etc.

    - Remain on site for the day. Since you are the site supervisor, lunch breaks will be had on site.


    The Best Candidate will:

    - Be able to supervise and lead 2-3 volunteers at a time.

    - Be reliable, show up on time and operate with minimal supervision.

    - Be able to make game-time decisions.


    This position will require standing for long periods of time and being outdoors for the duration of the event.

    Pay will be $15 per hour, plus $20 per diem for food and refreshments.

    If interested, please send job history or resume to Megan Beck, Volunteer Programs Director. Megan@KeepCincinnatiBeautiful.org.


  • June 23, 2021 11:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Northern Kentucky University

    NKU Biology Prep Lab hiring Laboratory Technician (full-time)

    The Northern Kentucky University Biology Department Prep Lab is seeking a full-time laboratory technician. The technician will be responsible for prepping labs for Microbiology for Majors (BIO 302L) and Genetics (BIO 349L) and must have knowledge of microbiology, molecular biology, and genetics laboratory techniques.

    Duties include setting up and performing quality control on all cultures, chemicals, and media for use in lab; maintaining and calibrating microscopes, balances, and micropipettes; providing training on shared research and teaching equipment; and overseeing bacterial and fungal cultures.

    We are looking for a meticulous technician with good attention to detail and strong communication skills. There are many opportunities to learn new microbiology and genetics techniques and strategies. Join us!

    Apply through the NKU Job Portal (Requisition # 2021S1358): https://jobs.nku.edu/postings/10439

    If you have any questions, contact the Lab Manager, Emily Dobbs, at dobbse1@nku.edu.

    Submit applications by July 9

  • June 21, 2021 10:48 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Metro Parks

    Job Title: Agricultural Education Program Coordinator

    Posted: Jun 8, 2021, 12:00 AM
    Closing Date: Jun 22, 2021, 04:00 PM

    Part-time, year-round - This position qualifies for paid holidays, vacation and sick time. This position assists/coordinates the daily maintenance and improvement of the grounds, agriculture/farm.  Performs a variety of general-purpose duties and manual labor tasks related to the upkeep and improvement of park grounds, buildings, facilities, equipment and/or program animals on a daily basis.   This is a part-time position in which the employee must remain available to work a flexible schedule that will include evenings, weekends and holidays. Ability to work effectively outdoors in all regular weather and climatic conditions is also required.

    For a complete job description and application, please contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

    Salary: $17.10 - $20.50 per hour depending on level of experience.

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    Attn:  Jaime Kimbrough


    Job Position: Facility Attendant

    Posted: Jun 8, 2021, 12:00 AM
    Closing Date: Jun 22, 2021, 04:00 PM

    Intermittent, 0-28 hours per week - This employee may work an irregular part-time schedule which may include evenings, weekends and holidays on a seasonal basis.  Reports to Park Manager or as otherwise assigned.  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, empting trash receptacles, traffic and parking support, etc., and provides park information to park visitors. 

    For an application and complete job description, please contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

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

    Closing Date:  4:00 p.m., June 22, 2021. 

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


    Job Position: Park Maintenance Technician 

    Posted: Jun 8, 2021, 12:00 AM
    Closing Date: Jun 22, 2021, 04:00 PM

    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 contact the Administrative Office at 513-867-5835.

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

    Closing Date:  4:00 p.m., June 22, 2021                                  

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


    FOR ALL POSITIONS ABOVE:

    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

  • June 14, 2021 2:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Civic Garden Center

    "We are seeking a qualified individual to serve as our Sustainability & Ecology Education  Coordinator to lead an exciting new era of our work to help people live more sustainably at  home, at work and in their community. This position functions as a vital part of our small, hard working team that is dedicated to building community through gardening, education and environmental stewardship. 

    The Sustainability & Ecology Education Coordinator manages all aspects of the Civic Garden  Center’s Green Learning Station, an environmental education site where we embrace science to  understand and foster a thriving planet. 

    The Coordinator serves as a project manager and educator working with a variety of audiences.  Adult education classes, professional development workshops, and group tours are offered to a  wide range of adult learners with the goal of highlighting issues in environmental and ecological  sustainability with a strong emphasis on understanding how humans are linked to the  

    environment, how humans can modify their interactions with the environment, and how  humans can learn from past and current environmental issues to address future issues. Hands on, inquiry-based school age programs are geared to students in grades 7-12, around the same  concepts.  

    The Coordinator serves as the hub of environmental sustainability initiatives at the Civic Garden  Center and maintains relationships with like-minded organizations across the region to  maximize collaboration and educational opportunities. 

    Responsibilities specific to the Green Learning Station (GLS) 

    Develop and manage Green Learning Station educational programming that encompass  topics such as sustainability and environmental conservation, basic ecology principles,  waste, energy, stormwater management, geology and soils, plant adaptations, and wildlife  habitats. 

    Plan and manage the Green Learning Station field trip program for grades 7-12, including  recruitment of schools, facilitators, maintaining equipment and materials. Plan and execute the Green Learning Team STEM enrichment program for high school  students (one day/month for the school year). 

    Plan and manage a one-week blended learning Green Team Summer Camp. Lead tours of the Green Learning Station for a wide variety of audiences (from families to  college students to professionals in related fields). 

    Manage professional development presentations for green industry professionals  connected to green infrastructure demonstrations at the GLS.

    Coordinate and manage the annual Master Composter program. 

    Oversee research and monitoring efforts being conducted at the GLS; be the point person  for new research initiatives, troubleshoot current efforts and share data being collected. Contribute to the writing of grants and grant reports involving GLS programs. Oversee www.greenlearningstation.org, edit the site and add new content as needed. Evaluate education programs using assessment data from student and teacher feedback. Maintain the green rooftop, green wall and the green space around GLS. Assist in maintenance of field trip demonstration garden and the observation and  production beehives. 

    Be the point person at the Civic Garden Center for the Green Learning Station facility. Other duties as needed. 

    Responsibilities for the Civic Garden Center (CGC) in general 

    Work with the Executive Director and staff to develop, evaluate and refine guidelines, goals,  and strategic plans for educational programming. 

    Assist in coordinating the planning of class offerings at the CGC: work with colleagues to  develop ideas, identify instructors, schedule classes, promote classes. 

    Attend and actively participate in staff and committee meetings. 

    Assist with the development of program-related content for the organization’s website,  newsletter, and social media channels. 

    Actively participate in the planning and execution of all special events of the CGC as needed  to ensure the success of the event.  

    Communicate and coordinate with the Community Engagement Coordinator to ensure  adequate volunteers for GLS maintenance and programs. 

    Supervise summer interns and volunteer groups working at the GLS. 

    Maintain accurate records for annual report, grant reports and impact statements. Conduct program outreach as needed. 

    Maintain partnerships with like-minded organizations and community efforts related to  local sustainability activities. 

    Support the Executive Director in achieving organizational goals. 

    Other duties as needed. 

    Skills and Qualifications 

    The requirements and duties listed are representative and not exhaustive of the knowledge,  skills, and/or abilities required. 

    Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in relevant discipline (environmental science,  sustainability, science education, ecology, natural resources, public horticulture,  interpretation) or equivalent required. 

    Education and experience in secondary science education and/or environmental education,  with a passion for engaging students in hands-on, inquiry based, real-world learning. At least two years of professional experience in a related field. Experience researching and  developing interpretive programs and experiential learning opportunities. Proven ability to work in a successful team environment.  

    Strong presentation and public speaking skills. Experience presenting in front of diverse  groups (children and adults) is preferred.

    Should be able to multi-task, meet deadlines, handle changing priorities, eager to  participate in fundraising events and activities. 

    Familiarity with e-learning and virtual classrooms. 

    Understanding of local, regional and global environmental issues (climate change,  environmental equity, equitable access to nature, nature benefits, health and well-being,  etc.). 

    Knowledge of the Ohio River Valley flora, ecology and natural and cultural history is  preferred. 

    Eager to lead, teach and inspire teens and volunteers from a variety of backgrounds, and in  a variety of settings. 

    Experience planning and tending a vegetable garden and maintaining compost systems. Fluency with Microsoft Office, comfortable learning new computer and e-learning software. Be able to lift or move 30 pounds. 

    Be able to work outdoors in a variety of conditions. 

    Be willing to work evenings and weekends and be enthusiastic about nature and  outdoor learning. 

    Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record. 

    Position Classification: 

    This is a full-time non-exempt professional position. The duties of this position will normally  take at least 40 hours per week. Position does require some weekend and evening hours. Salary  will be commensurate with experience. Full benefits package is available. 

    Reporting Structure:  

    The Sustainability and Ecology Education Coordinator reports to the Executive Director. 

    To Apply: 

    Submit a resume with a letter of interest to Karen Kahle at kkahle@civicgardencenter.org. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 pm, June 30, 2021. Email or call with questions:  513.221.0981. 

    Application/Hiring Process 

    Application period: June 7, 2021 – July 7, 2021 

    Interviews: Begin June 21, 2021 

    The Civic Garden Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and  Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national  origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  

    To learn more about our mission, programs and service, please visit  

    www.civicgardencenter.org."
  • June 10, 2021 3:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farms

    Category: Full time

    Classification: Non Exempt

    Hourly $15-$25/hour

    Reports to: Executive Director

    Purpose: Manage the daily operations of Gorman Heritage Farm, as directed by the Executive Director and in accordance with established policies and procedures. The Director of Operations will have both internal and external facing responsibilities.

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    ● Manage daily operations including problem solving and research

    ● Maintain all office machines, computers and systems, negotiating favorable contracts with vendors

    ● Manage upkeep and repairs of facilities

    ● Policy management and enforcement, Regulation compliance

    ● Maintain and update website as needed

    ● Attend, report and take minutes at monthly Land Use Committee Meetings

    ● Prepare bi-monthly report for the Board of Directors

    ● Assist with Volunteer Groups, as needed

    ● Weekly meeting with Executive Director & Deputy Director, weekly Leadership Team meeting, monthly Staff Meeting

    ● Programmatic data collection and evaluation

    ● Work Outreach Events

    ● Assist in annual event planning and execution

    ● Serve as backup for: POS reconciliation and bank deposits, Purchasing, Front Desk, AP, PR

    ● Other duties as assigned Education/Skills:

    ● Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required.

    ● Office Management and/or HR, and IT experience required.

    ● Knowledge of Paycor, QuickBooks, GSuite, Jotform, Wordpress preferred.

    ● Graphic design skills a plus

    ● Collaborative work style, strong written and oral communication skills.

    ● Professional attitude, sense of humor, and the ability to interact well with a wide variety of people

    ● Excellent problem solving and decision making skills

    ● Ability to work independently as well as in a group setting

    ● Able to tolerate interruptions and changes in schedule

    ● Must have a passion for the mission of the Farm and serve as an ambassador


    Physical Demands:

    ● climbing, bending, lifting, standing, walking, sitting, reaching, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, visual acuity.

    The work is performed both indoors and outdoors.

    TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to tricia@gormanfarm.org 

  • June 10, 2021 3:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm

    10052 Reading Rd. Evendale, OH Hours

    Up to 20 hours per week; between the hours of 8am-4pm, Monday-Saturday. Compensation: $12/hour

    Responsible to: Education Coordinator & Director of Education

    Contact: Krystal Gallagher, Education Coordinator, education@gormanfarm.org

    Purpose: To support the Gorman Heritage Farm mission by implementing high-quality educational and interpretive programs about farms, food, and history, and working in collaboration with other staff and volunteers. Promotes membership and acts as an advocate for Gorman Heritage Farm.


    Essential Functions:

    ● Escort groups of 8-12 people, including children, on guided tours through farmyard and gardens, teaching interactive educational programs about food, farming, gardening, and local history.

    ● Safely lead participants in farm animal interactions with chickens, sheep, rabbits, equines and more.

    ● Take education materials off-site for Farm-to-Classroom programs.

    ● Prepare, create, and organize education materials.

    ● Set-up and break-down education materials before and after programs.

    ● Develop and maintain a positive relationship with Education Volunteers by offering teaching tips, support and setting an example.

    ● Support Education Coordinator in volunteer recruitment and training.

    ● Support Education Coordinator in program evaluation. Additional Functions:

    ● Assist in compost, garden prep, maintenance, harvesting, farmyard work as needed.

    ● Lead weekend and summer tours and Scout programs as schedule allows.

    ● Set-up, break-down, and staff GHF fundraising events (including but not limited to Sunflower Festival, the first full weekend in October).

    ● Other duties as assigned. Physical Requirements:

    ● This position requires the following physical activities: walking uphill, climbing, bending, lifting, standing, sitting, reaching, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity. The work is performed indoors and outdoors in sun, wind and rain. Qualifications:

    ● Three to five years in related position, such as interpretation, childcare or education.

    ● Strong written and oral communication skills. Proficient in public speaking and the ability to teach, motivate and work with children. Able to work with minimum supervision.

    ● Collaborative leadership style: positive attitude, team player, flexible, willingness to work in a non-profit setting with a small staff. Enthusiasm is desired. To apply, visit gormanfarm.org/job-opportunities and follow the directions for Farm Educator.

    Revised April 2021

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