Green Jobs

Please see the list below for current job opportunities with our member organizations. If you are a Green Umbrella member and would like to submit a job posting, please send it to greennews@greenumbrella.org.
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  • October 17, 2017 10:44 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization - Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati

    Do you have a passion for service, enjoy outdoor activities, and want to make a difference in kids’ lives?

    Then this opportunity is for you! Join a growing non-profit organization with a focus on providing outdoor experiences to urban youth. OAC was founded in 2013 with adventure clubs in 4 high schools. Today we serve hundreds of urban youth monthly in 24 schools in the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky area. We continue to grow, with ever-increasing demands to expand our programs throughout the community.

    Join us in our mission to get more urban teens out into nature for healthy outdoor recreation, education, and conservation opportunities - at no expense to participants. More information about OAC can be found at: http://www.outdooradventureclubs.org.

    General Responsibilities

    The Executive Director is the chief executive officer of Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati (OAC). The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan aligned with the mission of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing and community outreach. The position reports to the Board of Directors.

    1) Board Mission and Strategy: Works with board and staff to ensure that the organization’s mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning and community outreach.

    2) Fundraising and Financial Performance: Develops resources sufficient to ensure the financial health of the organization.

    3) Organization Operations: Supervises and manages all necessary resources supporting execution of day to day operations.

    Personal & Professional Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
    • Nonprofit experience including personnel and volunteer management
    • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
    • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
    • Ability to convey a vision of OAC’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and donors
    • A passion for the outdoors as well as engaging and mentoring teens
    • Knowledge/experience of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
    • Knowledge/experience of grant writing and application processes
    • Demonstrated ability to lead, collaborate and motivate board members, staff and volunteers
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, in particular strong public speaking ability
    • Ability to interface and engage diverse volunteer and donor groups
    • Proficiency in working with people from diverse ethnic, cultural and economic backgrounds

    Key Deliverables

    1) Serving as OAC’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, the media and the general public

    2) Organizing events, managing grant applications and raising funds necessary to support the mission of OAC

    3) Reporting to and working closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of OAC throughout the region

    4) Strategic planning and implementation of OAC programs

    5) Planning, management and execution of the annual budget

    6) Supervising and collaborating with organization staff (Marketing Director and Program Managers) and volunteers to deliver OAC programs and events

    7) Establishing employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operations of the organization

    8) Establishing and maintaining relationships with various organizations throughout the region and utilizing those relationships to strategically enhance OAC’s Mission

    9) Developing and implementing marketing/communications strategies in conjunction with the Marketing Director

    10) Reviewing and approving contracts for services

    11) All other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors

    Position Details

    • Full-time position
    • Ability to routinely work Saturdays and some evening events
    • Salary commensurate with experience
    • Posting open until November 10, 2017
    • Start Date: January 2, 2018

    Equal Employment Opportunity 

    It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

    Please submit resume, cover letter and references to: hr@oacgc.org


  • October 11, 2017 2:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella, a sustainability alliance located in the Greater Cincinnati region, is seeking a Transit-Friendly Destinations Program Intern to work approximately 10 – 15 hours per week starting immediately and lasting likely through February. This Intern will report to Tri-State Trails Program Director and will work directly with the Green Umbrella Transportation Action Team members and leadership by providing staff support to the Transit-Friendly Destinations Program.

    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 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/graduate students (or recent graduates) with an interest in program management 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 Transportation Action Team members to support implementation and administration of the Transit-Friendly Destinations Program. This is a paid internship a stipend of $500/month and interns will work on average 10 - 15 hours per week throughout the duration of the assignment. The intern may work remotely and/or out of the Green Umbrella office in the Madisonville neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. There may be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon the Transportation Action Team’s event calendar.

    Typical responsibilities:

    • Work with key partners of the Transportation Action Team including SORTA, TANK, Tri-State Trails, and Queen City Bike to develop an implementation plan for the 2018 Transit-Friendly Destinations Program
    • Recruit businesses, organizations, and institutions to apply for Transit Friendly Destinations certification in the Greater Cincinnati region
    • Administer the application process for the Transit-Friendly Destinations Program, including scoring and awarding certification to applicants
    • Facilitate submissions to League of American Bicyclists Bicycle-Friendly Destinations Program to businesses, organizations, and institutions in the Greater Cincinnati region

    General responsibilities:

    • Answer Green Umbrella office phones
    • Data entry for email database as needed

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by October 24, 2017 to wade@greenumbrella.org. No phone calls please.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE.


  • October 05, 2017 10:18 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Imago

    General Description

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

    Schedule and Location

    Available Year Round. Time of year determines what opportunities are available. Time Commitment is about 3-5 hours per week. The only opportunity to work remotely is doing curriculum development. All other work happens at Imago or one of our partner sites.

    Responsibilities

    Intern duties and responsibilities can be tailored somewhat to meet the intern’s interest.

    Responsibilities MAY include:

    • Education: Co-present education programs in partnership with other education team members. Depending on the program that you are involved with this can include presenting or supporting summer camps, or presenting or supporting other programs.
    • Curriculum Development: Work closely with education team to organize existing curriculum and research and develop new curriculum for summer camps or our other programs.

    Requirements

    • Must be an excellent communicator and have great written and oral communications skills
    • If developing curriculum, must be comfortable following directions and guidance, be self-motivated and be open to feedback.
    • If teaching or co-teaching programs must be comfortable working directly with children, and be comfortable working in the outdoors (cold, rainy, muggy, buggy, etc).
    • If working with children, must pass a criminal background check.

    Contact Information

    If interested, contact Chris Clements, Executive Director at cclements@imagoearth.org or (513) 921-5124.

  • October 02, 2017 12:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: City of Fairfield, Ohio

    Description:

    We are currently seeking applicants for the position of Golf Course Superintendent to oversee the care and maintenance of the grounds Fairfield North and South Trace golf courses and the Fairfield Aquatic Center. This position requires work on evenings and weekends.

    Requirements:

    • Associates Degree in in Agronomy, Horticulture, Turf Management or related field; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Two years supervisory experience in golf course maintenance or parks maintenance.
    • Two years’ experience as Golf Superintendent or First Assistant or equivalent knowledge or experience to indicate possession of skills and abilities.
    • Leadership and managerial skills.
    • Effective oral and written communications skills.
    • Basic computer skills in word processing and spreadsheet
    • Valid Ohio Pesticide License and it must be maintained throughout employment
    • Valid driver’s license at time of appointment which must be maintained throughout employment

    For more information about the position and to apply, see our website at www.fairfield-city.org. Applications only being accepted online and must be submitted by 10/31/17.


  • October 02, 2017 11:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Park Maintenance Technician (Part-time, year-round)

    Description: 

    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, Assistant Park Manager, Crew Leader or other 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.

    Salary: $12.50 - $15.60 per hour depending on level of experience.

    To apply: 

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH  45013
    Attn:  Amy Pellman

    Or email documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: December 15, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

    Complete job description and application can be found on the MetroParks of Butler County website.


  • September 27, 2017 6:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: RAPTOR Inc. 

    Raptor Rehabilitation Center Internship

    RAPTOR Inc.’s Internship Program is designed for current college students or recent college graduates working toward a career in wildlife conservation, animal care, education, communications and non-profit management. Under the guidance and supervision of RAPTOR Inc. staff, interns will develop skills and gain valuable real-world experience in their chosen field. Internships are non-paid and no housing will be provided.

    Spring Internships begin in January and conclude in April. Application deadline is October 31.

    Qualifications:

    • Passionate about raptor conservation.
    • At least 18 years of age and fluent in English.
    • Currently enrolled as a college junior or senior year majoring in a related field, a graduate student in a related field, or a recent college graduate with a related degree.
    • Up to date tetanus vaccination and medical insurance.
    • Valid driver’s license, car insurance and access to a vehicle.
    • Able to prepare diets that include rodents, poultry, fish and insects.
    • Able to lift 50 pounds.
    • Able to follow directions and positively interact with staff, volunteers and the public.
    • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions during day and evening hours.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum commitment of 150 hours during a 15-week internship session. Exact schedule will be confirmed upon appointment.
    • Excellent attendance and communication.
    • Willing to create and implement a project to benefit the organization in some way.
    • If interested in receiving academic credit from your accredited institution, please provide their requirements and guidelines.
    • Since we deliver educational programs to groups of children, interns must be willing to submit to a background check with fingerprinting if requested.

    Tasks may include, but are not limited to:

    • Assisting with animal care duties and diet preparation.
    • Assisting with daily facility and enclosure cleaning.
    • Assisting with repair of perching, equipment and enclosures.
    • Assisting with record keeping, marketing and fundraising activities, designing presentations and educational materials.
    • Assisting with the delivery of educational programs and tours.
    • Assisting with research activities and data collection.

    Interested applicants should complete the online application here.

    After completing the online application, submit a current resume, cover letter and 3 references to raptor@raptorinc.org

    For more information, visit the Internships page on RAPTOR Inc.'s website.

  • September 27, 2017 2:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Hamilton County 

    Job Title: Community/Business Specialist (1355-56)

    Deadline to Apply: October 16, 2017

    Work Location:

    Environmental Services, 250 William Howard Taft, Cincinnati, OH 45219 

    Work Hours: Full-time/ 80 hours bi-weekly 

    Starting Salary: $1,600.00 bi-weekly

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in related field
    • two (2) years relevant experience
    • or equivalent combinations of education, training and/or experience which indicates a thorough knowledge of program/functional area issues and operations, government structure and process and an advanced knowledge of public relations

    Job Duties (Summary): 

    • Provides technical assistance to industries, businesses, and institutions (e.g. performs waste reduction and recycling assessments); assists with implementing waste reduction, reuse, composting, and recycling programs; provides accurate advice on waste disposal practices according to state and federal law; disseminates information pertinent topics).
    • Assists in implementation of District Outreach Priority to institutions and businesses (e.g. implementing an institutional organics program). Works collaboratively with all department staff in developing and implementing the program.
    • Establishes and maintains rapport with business, industrial, institutional representatives; attends related meetings; gives presentations; develops and prepares workshops on waste reduction, recycling and related topics. Manages special projects related to business waste reduction, reuse, and recycling; performs research on topics related to business waste reduction programs.
    • Assists in preparing the annual report to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (e.g., conducts commercial and industrial recycling survey).
    • Works collaboratively and provides support to other staff; assists with special projects and programs; evaluates program effectiveness and creates reports; other duties as assigned.
    • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

    To apply for this position, please click here and find it under "County Commissioners - Environmental Services" (ID: 1355-56).

  • September 27, 2017 10:24 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

    Green Umbrella is seeking a GIS intern to work approximately 20 hours per week on its Tri-State Trails initiative starting in October. The Tri-State Trails Intern will work closely with the Tri-State Trails Director to update its 10-county Regional Trails Plan and publish it in ArcGIS online. This is a paid internship.

    About Tri-State Trails and Green Umbrella:

    Tri-State Trails is an alliance of trail advocates advancing a vision to connect and expand our region's trail network. Tri-State Trails activates cross-sector collaboration to expand access to walkable and bikeable communities to all people. We believe that trails enhance our region's communities, resulting in healthier people and stronger economies. Our mission is to connect people and places with a regional trails network that enhances vibrancy and equity in our community. Green Umbrella is a nonprofit alliance working to maximize the environmental sustainability of the Greater Cincinnati Region by driving collaborative efforts through member organizations and individuals. Green Umbrella facilitates collaboration among over 200 area non-profits, businesses, educational institutions, and governmental entities focused on the environmental aspects of sustainability. Our vision is to have our region recognized as one of the top 10 most sustainable metro areas in the U.S. by 2020.

    Qualifications:

    Green Umbrella is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and enthusiastic college or graduate student with a passion for the outdoors as well as an interest in environmental sustainability. The position requires basic understanding of ArcGIS, a strong work ethic, and attention to detail. Candidates should be comfortable working independently as well as with a supervisor.

    About the Position:

    This internship with Green Umbrella provides a chance to learn more about both the nonprofit sector and environmental sustainability efforts within the Greater Cincinnati region, with a specific focus on transportation, outdoor recreation, and trails. This is a paid internship with a stipend of $500 per month. Interns will work on average 20 hours per week. Hours can be flexible. The intern will generally work out of the Green Umbrella office. There will likely be some evening and weekend hours required, dependent upon Green Umbrella’s event calendar.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage Regional Trails Plan data to ensure data integrity
    • Research community plans and historical data to incorporate in Regional Trails Plan
    • Collect and assemble data for trail access points, amenities, and other relevant data layers
    • Assist in publishing and maintaining Regional Trails Plan data in ArcGIS online
    • Prepare Regional Trails Plan data for network analyses
    General Responsibilities:
    • Data entry for contact databases and online calendar as needed
    • Represent Green Umbrella and Tri-State Trails at community events (e.g. staffing table or booth) as needed
    • Answer Green Umbrella office phones

    To apply:

    Please submit a cover letter and resume (with applicable experience) to wade@greenumbrella.org, with “Tri-State Trails GIS Internship” in the email subject line.

    Deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Please refer to http://greenumbrella.org/Green-Jobs to stay updated. No phone calls please.


  • September 26, 2017 1:17 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: MetroParks of Butler County

    Job Title: Program Coordinator (Part-time, year-round)

    Description: 

    Employee functionally supervises volunteers and may supervise seasonal and intermittent employees.  Conceptualizes, develops and presents programs including recreation, nature and history.  Assists with special events.  Coordinates special assignments.  Must have strong computer, social media, interpersonal and collaborative skills.  Requires a flexible work schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.

    Salary: $14.25–$17.80 per hour, depending on level of experience.

    To apply: 

    Deliver in person or mail completed application to:

    MetroParks of Butler County
    2051 Timberman Road
    Hamilton, OH  45013
    Attn:  Amy Pellman

    Or email documents to apellman@yourmetroparks.net

    Closing Date: October 13, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

    Complete job description and application can be found on the MetroParks of Butler County website.

  • September 22, 2017 2:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Gorman Heritage Farm Foundation

    Purpose: To cultivate funds and relationships for GHF in support of the mission.

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Create and execute annual fundraising plan
    • Secure grants including research, writing, metrics and reporting
    • Fundraising with individuals: including research, solicitation and stewardship as well as mailings, small events, major gifts, annual appeals and capital campaigns
    • Secure and steward corporate partners and event sponsors annually
    • Member cultivation and stewarding including annual member event
    • Annual event planning and execution - Row by Row and Sunflower Festival
    • Marketing of organization events
    • Community outreach and public speaking
    • Stay abreast of trends and new developments in the field
    • Work with volunteers and interns
    • Other duties as assigned

    Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree and 5 years fundraising experience or equivalent experience. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. Strong social, organizational and analytical skills. Effective networking skills and knowledge of the funding landscape in Greater Cincinnati. Belief in the mission of GHF.

    Physical Demands: This position requires the following physical activities: climbing, bending, lifting, standing, walking, sitting, reaching, finger dexterity, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, visual acuity. The work is performed both indoors and outdoors.

    This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the Executive Director.

    To apply: Send resume and cover letter to tricia@gormanfarm.org

    For more information, visit http://gormanfarm.org/products/jobs/

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