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  • March 02, 2021 11:32 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Green Umbrella is seeking a GIS intern to work approximately 15-20 hours per week on its Tri-State Trails initiative starting mid-April through October 2021. The GIS Intern will work closely with the Trail & Bikeway Coordinator to assist with our Trail Monitoring Program and manage data for our 10- county Regional Trails Plan. 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 leads collaboration, incubates ideas and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. We envision a vibrant community where sustainability is woven into our ways of life. To that end, we collaborate with businesses, institutions, non-profits, local governments and concerned citizens to bring our vision to life throughout our region’s 10- county tri-state area.


    Green Umbrella is seeking a highly motivated, responsible, and enthusiastic undergraduate student, graduate student, or recent graduate 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, excel data management skills, perseverance to solve problems, and diligent 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 active transportation, outdoor recreation, and trail/bikeway planning. The compensation for this internship is $12/hour. We are open to partnering with your university cost-sharing program if applicable. Interns will work on average of 15-20 hours per week. Trail counters are rotated every 8 days from May through October, including weekends. The intern will work with our team virtually and out of the Green Umbrella office in Madisonville, with frequent travel to trails and bikeways around our 10-county service area. Most of the job responsibilities for this position will take place outside on the trails. Candidates must have access to a vehicle, must be physically able to work in the field, and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Being able to transport and ride a bicycle can drastically improve the efficiency the work for this position (we can help with access to a bicycle if needed). There will be some weekend and evening hours required.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Install and dismantle automated trail counters on trails and on-road bike lanes around our 10-county service area every 8 days from April through October
    • Troubleshoot counting technology in the field
    • Collect and manage data from automated trail counters
    • Utilize quality assurance and quality control measures to counting technology and data to ensure integrity of data collected
    • Collect and assemble data for trail access points, amenities, and other relevant data layers as needed
    • Manage Regional Trails Plan data to ensure data integrity
    • Data entry for contact databases and online calendar as needed

    To apply:

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

    Deadline to apply is Friday, April 2, 2021. Please refer to to stay updated. No phone calls please.

  • March 01, 2021 7:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Boone County Conservation District


    In Kentucky, there are 121 Conservation Districts working towards the same goal: conserving our natural resources. The Boone County Conservation District (BCCDKY) is the primary entity to provide technical, educational, and financial assistance to private landowners and land users in the conservation, sustainment, improvement, and enhancement of Boone County’s natural resources. BCCDKY works closely with not only landowners, but also with local schools, homeschool groups, scouts, and local, state, and federal organizations.

    Intern Requirements:

    o Sophomore or higher status in a college or university

    o Ability to work in the outdoors during inclement weather and over challenging terrain

    o Coursework in biology and/or field work related to biological monitoring

    o General knowledge of ecosystem functions and biological monitoring methods

    o Ability to interact professionally with members of the general public, including K-12 students

    o Proficient in Microsoft Office

    o Valid Driver’s License

    o CPR certification or ability to obtain certification upon hiring

    o Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings

    o Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision

    Intern Job Summary:

    In this position, the intern will work alongside District staff to conduct ongoing biodiversity studies in Boone County’s natural areas. Current research projects include acoustic bat surveys, acoustic bird surveys, and habitat monitoring for reptiles and amphibians. Intern will be responsible for maintaining research database, conducting field work, and communicating results with the public. During the summer, intern will also develop an independent study under supervision of District staff.

    In addition, intern will assist with other District operations, including education and outreach programs, technical assistance for habitat management projects, and other administrative duties as assigned.

    Duration: Mid-May through early August (approximately 13 weeks)

    Hours: Part-time, approximately 300 hours total

    Compensation: $3,600 stipend

    Report to: Susan Brown, Conservation Education Specialist


    Wildlife Monitoring Programs (50%)

    o Conduct regular field work for ongoing programs

    o Conduct background research and literature reviews

    o Manage data analysis and organization

    o Maintain equipment and supplies

    o Communicate research results with the public through written reports, digital media, and public presentations

    Independent Study (15%)

    o Assist with technical conservation practices, including invasive species removal, vegetation plantings, site visits, and field data collection

    Educational Programs (15%)

    o Assist with the planning and facilitation of family programs, summer programs, workshops, and community events, including weekend programs

    o Prepare documents and materials for display boards, quarterly newsletters, blogs, and social media posts

    Technical Support (10%)

    o Assist with technical conservation practices, including invasive species removal, vegetation plantings, and site visits

    Administration (10%)

    o Work with staff to organize and inventory district files and supplies

    o Attend appropriate staff and board meetings

    o Attend appropriate trainings pertaining to job duties, including First Aid and CPR

    Other duties as assigned

    To Apply, send cover letter, resume, and three references to by March 31, 2021

  • February 24, 2021 12:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization:​ Gorman Heritage Farm

    Position: Senior Camp Counselor/Environmental Educator

    Location: 10052 Reading Rd. Evendale, OH

    Duration: ​May 31—August 13, 2021. All staff have OFF the week of July 4 - July 10.

    Hours:​ 40 hours per week; 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F. (On aftercare day, hours will be 8:30-4:30pm.)

    Compensation: ​ $2,200 stipend (includes free lodging if needed)

    Responsible to: ​Camp Coordinator, Education Coordinator & Director of Education

    Purpose: ​Serves as lead counselor for groups of campers age 3-13 during farm-based summer day camp, organizing and executing planned camp activities, safely managing groups of children in a farm setting, and demonstrating leadership to Junior Counselors and Counselors-in-Training. Supports the mission, promotes membership and acts as an advocate for GHF.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    ● Guide a group of 6—11 campers safely around the farm, knowing the location of all of your campers during camp hours, and ensuring campers’ wellbeing

    ● Lead small and large group activities, supervising campers’ participation in activities, and being an active part of all activities (i.e. animal interactions, lunchtime games, farm animal chores, produce harvesting)

    ● Interact appropriately with and model professional behavior for campers and staff in a variety of situations using positive behavior-management techniques, including: enthusiasm, a positive attitude, patience, sensitivity, a sense of humor, and self-control

    ● Supervise, guide and mentor Junior Counselors (16-18 years old) and Counselors-in-Training (14-15 years old) within your camp group

    ● Work with other camp staff to complete morning set-up and afternoon clean-up of camp areas

    ● With junior counselor, work at least one day of camp aftercare each week, managing group of 10 campers.

    ● Attend all required, scheduled training and workshop sessions and camp staff meetings

    Environmental Education Experience:

    ● Counselors will gain valuable experience in farm-based environmental education as a leader and planner of summer camps for children from a variety of backgrounds and ages (3—14 years). Counselors will also hone their public speaking skills while leading farm tours, and gain new skills while working in our gardens and with animals in our farmyard.

    ● Counselors will receive training and then guide campers through activities focused on daily farm and garden chores, farm animal care, hands-on nature exploration, farm ecology, cooking and food preparation, and camp favorites like songs, games, and crafts.

    ● Counselors will participate in workshops and projects with other counselors to gain a better understanding of life on a working farm, environmental education, and nature interpretation skills.

    ● Counselors will gain experience working in a cooperative, supportive, and educational working environment. They will also practice mentorship, leadership and management skills working with Junior Counselors (ages 16—18) and Counselors-in-Training (ages 14—15).

    ● Counselors will have the opportunity to work with our gardeners, farmers and volunteers to grow, harvest, and market produce using organic methods, as well as produce eggs and meat using family-scale methods.

    ● Counselors receive one full week of paid training. ​Camp Training Week is May 31th through June 4, 2021. ​This includes the Memorial Day holiday.

    Desired Qualifications and Experience:

    ● Applicants must be at least 19 years of age (required)

    ● Previous experience working with children or education, preferably in a day camp setting

    ● An ability to plan programs, be enthusiastic around children, conduct activities safely, and accept feedback

    ● An ability to work as a member of a team and also work independently, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, open-mindedness, and flexibility

    ● Demonstrated interest in environmental education, agriculture, sustainability, gardening, animal care, cooking, arts and crafts.

    Online Application: ​

    Our application can also be found on our website:

  • February 24, 2021 12:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization:​ Gorman Heritage Farm

    Position: Camp Coordinator

    Location: 10052 Reading Rd. Evendale, OH

    Duration: ​May 24—August 13, 2021. All staff have OFF the week of July 4 - July 10.

    Hours:​ 40 hours per week; 8:00am – 4:00pm M-F, with some days ending at 5pm.

    Compensation: ​ $12/hour

    Responsible to: ​Education Coordinator & Director of Education

    Purpose: ​Serves as leader of farm-based summer day camp for campers age 3-13, demonstrating leadership to Senior Counselors (age 18+), Junior Counselors (age 16-18) and Counselors-in-Training (age 13-15), overseeing camper arrival/departure and supervising safe and fun camper activities within a farm setting. Supports the GHF mission, promotes membership and acts as an advocate for GHF.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    ● Oversee safe and successful day-to-day operations of camp, including camp set-up, camper arrival-departure, camp activities, camp clean-up, camper aftercare and staff debrief.

    ● Create, file and organize all documents pertaining to camp, including camper/counselor medical forms, camper registration/arrival forms, photo/media authorization forms, and trail group lists.

    ● Spend first week of summer going through camp supply inventory, purchasing supplies, creating materials, and coordinating with education coordinator about staff training week.

    ● Co-lead staff training week.

    ● Plan and schedule team building and training opportunities with specialists based on counselor interest.

    ● Provide guidance and mentorship to camp staff, providing performance reviews and resume assistance during scheduled performance reviews.

    ● Step into lead camp trail groups as needed.

    ● Perform on-site counselor housing inspections to ensure cleanliness and adherence to housing policy.

    ● Take notes throughout summer and create documentation with the goal of improving camper, counselor and coordinator training materials and experiences.

    Desired Qualifications:

    ● Applicant must be at least 18 years old (required)

    ● Previous experience working with children (required), preferably in a day camp setting

    ● An ability to manage other peers constructively, plan programs, conduct activities, and accept feedback

    ● An ability to work as a member of a team and also work independently, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, creativity, open-mindedness, and flexibility

    ● Demonstrated interest or special skills in environmental education, agriculture, sustainability, gardening, animal care, cooking, arts and crafts, construction/building

    ● Current certifications in standard first aid and CPR are preferred

    Description of Site:

    Gorman Heritage Farm is a 122-acre not-for-profit, educational, historical working farm in the Village of Evendale, just north of Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Gorman Heritage Farm promotes:

    ● hands-on interactions with a variety of animals, gardens and crop fields both for production and education

    ● engaging farm experiences celebrating the power of food and its connection to people, places, and the natural world

    ● values such as self-reliance, stewardship, service, and meaningful labor.

    Online Application: ​

    Our application can also be found on our website:

  • February 21, 2021 11:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Colerain Townership

    The Colerain Township Department of Development currently has one vacant role. The Township is seeking qualified professionals that may fit the requisite background, experience, and qualifications to fill either the role of Director of Development, Assistant Director of Development, or Senior Development Officer.

    SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and position offered. Ranges from $60,000 - $90,000.

    The job duties and daily work expectations will vary depending on the position that is offered to the successful applicant. Generally speaking, below is an illustrative list of job duties and functions:

    • Assists businesses and commercial contractors in completing submission requirements for new construction and expansion of existing businesses.

    • Serves as a liaison to businesses of Colerain Township.

    • Recruits and retains businesses into the community.

    • Economic development negotiations.

    • May act as a liaison between civic groups and township administration.

    • May assist in the preparation and processing of grant applications that support economic development efforts.

    • May represent the township at various functions that are dedicated to the promotion of economic development.

    • Works with developers to promote business and residential development throughout the Township.

    • Administers the Township’s Community Development Block Grant program.

    • Analyzes pro formas and requests for economic development assistance, including TIFs, CRA, and other financial models.

    • Works with outside agencies such as REDI, the Port, HCDC, OKI, and others to secure grant funding and support for economic development projects.

    • Serves as liaison to the Colerain Township Community Improvement Corporation.

    • Coordinates any business recognition programs.

    • Monitors economic development agreements for compliance.

    • Develops a strategic network of contacts, including real estate professionals, developers, business executives, business organizations, government agencies and civic groups to promote development and identify business opportunities within Colerain Township.

    •Assists with the development of materials for the Tax Incentive Review Council and Joint Economic Development District Board.

    • Seeks new leads for business investment and meets with potential contacts to attract new business.

    • Communicates government issues and matters affecting business operations and provides resources to mitigate those issues.

    • Performs project research and trends analyses impacting the business community.

    • Attends and addresses conferences and meetings to promote development.

    • Develops and implements a strategic plan for business retention, expansion, and attraction, including requisite small area studies.

    • Coordinates with other departments and development agencies, public and private, to streamline the business development process.Conducts charettes with community members on key property redevelopments and long term neighborhood visioning.

    • Program administration for various residential redevelopment activities, including any façade repair programs.

    • Leads and works to establish appropriate business improvement districts throughout the Township.

    • Promotes development opportunities and general community attributes to applicable target markets.

    • Coordinates visits to the Township and surrounding area for prospective investors

    • Other duties as assigned.

  • February 11, 2021 4:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Citizens Climate Lobby

    Conservative Outreach Director (remote)

    Citizens' Climate Education

    Washington, DC, USA

    Compensation: $70,000 Annually

    Benefits Offered: 401K, Dental, Medical, Vision

    Employment Type: Full-Time

    POSITION PURPOSE: The successful candidate will change the practices in Citizens’ Climate Education (CCE) so that the organization recruits, retains and activates more conservative and Republican supporters. CCE works to build nationwide support for a revenue neutral carbon dividend approach to address climate change and coordinates with a 501(c)(4) sister organization, Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), when volunteers engage in advocacy for specific legislation. This position will work within CCE to lead our outreach to conservatives and Republican voters on carbon pricing and carbon dividends as a mechanism to mitigate climate change.

    POSITION REPORTS TO: CCE’s Vice President of Programs


    Shift the culture and actions of Citizens Climate, both those actions taken by staff and by volunteers, to recruit, retain and activate more conservative supporters. Work directly with our Communications Department, Marketing Department, DC staff, Liaison Support, strategy development team, and Volunteer Programs Department to bring forward innovative changes in the way Citizens’ Climate behaves. Engage other staff to have these changes implemented in their departments and within our volunteer network

    Lead teams of volunteers working across the United States to expand our local outreach to conservatives and to influence conservative thought in local communities

    Represent Citizens’ Climate in our relationships with conservative organizations engaging in constructive climate policy

    Work with CCL staff, volunteers and allied organizations to shift the window of climate and energy policies that are acceptable to conservatives & Republicans so that this window includes carbon pricing


    • Demonstrated networking & communication skills engaging conservatives and Republicans

    • Demonstrated experience working with and guiding volunteers

    • Demonstrated experience working on a political campaign

    • A minimum of 5 years of progressively increasing responsibility at work, leading teams and engaging a target audience

    • A working knowledge of carbon pricing as a mechanism for climate mitigation is beneficial

    • Experience guiding teams through organizational change is beneficial

    • Ability to work collaboratively, to meet deadlines, and to self direct your actions

    • Supply your own computer with internet access, mobile phone, and transportation for outreach events

    COMPENSATION: The successful applicant will receive a $70,000 annual salary.

    Closes: Feb. 21, 2021.

    CCE & CCL are non-partisan, non-profit organizations with educational programs and lobbying activities [501(c)(3) and (c)(4) designations]. Citizens' Climate Education affords equal employment opportunities to applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    About Citizens' Climate Education:

    Citizens’ Climate Education (CCE) and Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) are non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organizations that build political will to advance effective climate policies at the national and state levels. With more than 182,500 climate advocates organized into 478 active chapters, CCE/CCL has cultivated one of the strongest grassroots movements for non-partisan climate solutions in the United States. CCE/CCL trains and supports volunteers to lobby elected officials, publish media about climate solutions, and educate their local communities about climate change. CCE/CCL prides itself on its unique, relationship-based approach to climate advocacy in which we work to build upon shared values, rather than partisan divides. For more information about CCE/CCL, visit our website at

    CCE/CCL is an equal opportunity employer is and all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, people of color, women, LGBTQI+ individuals, differently-abled people, formerly incarcerated people, and people of any and all traditionally marginalized identities to apply. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.


  • February 06, 2021 3:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Green Umbrella

    Food Systems Analyst 

    We are extending the application period in order to recruit a more diverse candidate pool. The new application deadline is March 1.

    Green Umbrella seeks a mixed-methods research analyst to support the metrics tracking and reporting of the Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council, an initiative of Green Umbrella. The Food Systems Analyst will help organizational partners develop, track and report shared metrics on the health, equity and sustainability of the regional food system. A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to perform responsibilities using an equity lens - understanding and working with diverse partners and stakeholders and working to advance equitable outcomes.

    The Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council (GCRFPC) is a cross sector collaboration of organizations and individuals, community influencers and decision makers, collaborating to drive impact in creating healthy, equitable, sustainable food systems for all in our region. The GCRFPC is an initiative of Green Umbrella. Green Umbrella leads collaboration, incubates ideas and catalyzes solutions that create a resilient, sustainable region for all. Our systems-level work has the goal of improving the health of our region's people, climate and landscape.

    This full-time position reports to the Director of the Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council. The position will be remote until in-office work is considered safe; at which point the Analyst will work out of the Madisonville offices of Green Umbrella.


    • ·       Research and create a database of food systems metrics, integrating an equity lens into the data and metrics.
    • ·       Plan for how to continue and expand on existing food systems reports already produced by the GCRFPC and partners.
    • ·       Develop instruments and shared databases for partner organizations to use when collecting and reporting common measures of the health, equity and sustainability of the regional food system.
    • ·       Provide technical assistance to partner organizations that are collecting and reporting data on shared measures.
    • ·       Collect and analyze relevant primary and secondary data, disaggregating data by race, gender, income, zip code, etc. when possible.
    • ·       Share findings with partner organizations and the public through reports and the development of a food systems metrics dashboard.
    • ·       Collaborate with, and encourage alignment among, other organizations collecting food system adjacent metrics in the region, including community input from those most impacted by inequities in the food system.
    • ·       Participate in Impact Team meetings and provide support for ongoing activities.
    • ·       Assist with other needs of the Food Policy Council and Green Umbrella as needed.

    Qualifications sought

    • ·       Master’s degree in food systems related field OR demonstrated experience conducting program evaluation and handling mixed methods research.
    • ·       Ability to plan and conduct collection and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data.
    • ·       Experience being self-directed and working independently in a dynamic work environment while consistently reporting up and out to relevant team members.
    • ·       Ability to translate a complex, systems-thinking approach into relevant information for the target audience.
    • ·       Experience collaborating with diverse partners, including community, non-profit, government and business stakeholders.
    • ·       Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, including experience interacting and working with diverse communities, neighborhoods, and populations, and experience working directly with and/or for communities or organizations working to address and overcome systemic inequities and the multitude of adverse outcomes that result.

    Salary & Benefits

    ·       Annual salary of $35,000 to $49,000, commensurate with experience

    ·       Twelve paid holidays annually

    ·       Accrual of twelve vacation days in first year of employment (increases with tenure at organization)

    ·       Accrual of ten sick days annually

    ·       Flex-time policy for overtime hours, flexible work schedule

    ·       Health Insurance: 100% of health insurance premium cost for full-time employees is covered by GU (no wait period), 25% of spouse/family health insurance is covered by GU

    ·       Parental Bonding Leave (after 1 year of employment) of up to 4 weeks PTO

    To Apply

    Submit (as one PDF attachment) a cover letter and resume to Address cover letter to Michaela Oldfield, Director GCRFPC. No phone calls please.

    GREEN UMBRELLA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND VALUES DIVERSITY AT ALL LEVELS OF ITS WORKFORCE. We are committed to making sure our applicant pool is diverse and reserve the right to extend the application period or seek additional candidates if it is not.

  • February 03, 2021 4:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Civic Gardens Center

    Position: Horticulturist

    Position Classification: This is a full-time non-exempt position. The duties of this position will normally take at least 40 hours per week.

    Reporting Structure: The Horticulturist reports directly to the Executive Director.

    Primary Objectives: Civic Garden Center (CGC) is seeking a horticulturist to lead, manage and grow CGC’s historical horticulture program. Work closely with the Cincinnati Park Board successfully maintaining, enhancing, and developing the Cornelius J. Hauck Botanic Garden. Design, installation, maintenance of landscapes, hardscapes and individual plants must be conducted to the highest standards, including a commitment to land management practices that minimize use of pesticides and herbicides. Keep updated and accurate inventories of current plant collections. Provide technical oversight of the planning, design, implementation, and monitoring of habitat restoration projects on public lands and parks. Prepares presentations, workshops and classesto be offered both on-site and off-site. Develop and maintain strong relationships with other members of the “Green Industry”.

    Primary Responsibilities of the Position:

    • Supervise, maintain, and oversee development of the Cornelius J. Hauck Botanic Garden including oversight of seasonal intern and horticulture volunteers.

    • Identify, document, and accurately manage a plant collection.

    • Monitor and track horticulture expenditures.

    • Create and provide educational opportunities for students and adults.

    • Provide presentations to groups requesting a horticultural program for their event.

    • Respond to consumer horticulture and entomology questions received at the Civic Garden Center.

    • Actively participate in the planning and execution of land management and outdoor education program at the Hauck Botanic Garden in partnership with Cincinnati Park Board.

    • Actively participate in the planning and execution of all special events of the Civic Garden Center as needed to ensure the success of the event. Serve as a member of special event committees as appropriate.

    • Contribute to quarterly issues of the Civic Garden CenterNewsletter, including writing articles and assisting in the editing process.

    • Contribute to the writing of grants involving the horticultural program as needed.

    • Communicate and coordinate with the Volunteer Coordinator to ensure adequate numbers of volunteers for programs.

    • Support the Executive Director in achieving organizational goals.

    Personal Attributes, Skills and Abilities Required for the Position:

    • Ability to embrace and operate in line with CGC’s core values to take ownership, work together, keep learning and make the CGC exceptional.

    • Ability to establish own workplan and priorities.

    • Ability to plan, lead, and direct work of others to complete general projects.

    • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and information in written and oral form to staff, volunteers, and visiting public.

    • Ability to be an enthusiastic team player with good interpersonal skills.

    • Ability to be an effective problem solver – anticipating, preventing and managing issues as they arise.

    • Ability to identify and cultivate network opportunities with regional green industry and education professionals.

    • Must be able to lift at least fifty pounds, perform outside work duties, and bending and lifting tasks.

    • Must be able to work occasional weekends and evenings.

    • Use of power tools are part of job requirements.

    Education and Experience

    • Minimum 3-5 years of horticultural experience (experience with public gardens or arboreta preferred).

    • Degree in Horticulture, Botany, Plant Science or closely related field.

    • Experience with Midwest habitats and ecology.

    • Familiarity with common Midwest native and non-native plant species and ability to utilize botanical resources to key plants out to species level.

    • Demonstrated ability to interact with wide variety of audiences.

    • Professional affiliation with horticultural networks.

    • Proficiency in computer technology including Microsoft Office.

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

    Please submit resume and cover letter to

    Closing Date: Review of materials will begin on February 1, 2021 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

    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.

  • February 03, 2021 10:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: Melink

    Job Description

    We are looking for a full-time Project Manager professional to support our Solar and Geothermal Division. As a small-medium sized business in the emerging energy efficiency and renewable energy space, our goal is to grow sales 30% per year and become a national leader. The ideal candidate will be able to provide the foundation necessary to support such growth.

    The position supports all solar and geothermal projects by planning, directing, and coordinating all activities of solar installation projects to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. This position will report directly to the Vice President & General Manager, Melink Solar & Geo.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Review and approve budgets before proposals are delivered to clients.

    • Draft, review, and deliver AIA Contracts to sub-contractors.

    • Establish work plan and staffing for each phase of the project and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.

    • Confer with internal and external project stakeholders to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.

    • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget.

    • Provide a monthly forecast of Revenue/COGS, based on the project schedule

    • Prepare project status reports for management, client, or others. Regularly meeting with the client and relevant stakeholders

    • Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.

    • Coordinate project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies.

    • Serve as the primary liaison for the respective region to Business Development Manager, Project Engineer, Customers, Internal and External Resources, and Management regarding all project-related items.

    • Assist/complete designs of solar PV systems, if the candidate possesses an electrical engineering background.

    • On-site supervision as required.

    • Up to 50% travel required.

    • Any other job duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university; or three+ years related experience and; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    • PMP or like certifications preferred

    • NABCEP certification preferred

    • Electrical Engineering experience preferred

    • Solar PV system maintenance or design experience a plus

    • Confidence in working with high-voltage AC & DC circuitry

    • Must be willing to work on ladders and man-lifts

    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    • Must have superior customer service skills (i.e., excellent written and verbal communication skills, high emotional intelligence, positive attitude, and a servant-leadership philosophy).

    • Proven problem-solving record desired.

    • Able to demonstrate a high level of integrity, and a penchant for high quality.

    • Must possess a strong work ethic and a high level of self-accountability.

    • Proficient with MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project and/or Smartsheets

    • Experience with ERP (SAP) systems desired.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. The travel required for this position is 50%.


    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Extreme Ownership - Takes personal responsibility for outcomes and perseveres in the face resistance or setbacks. Pursues everything with energy and drive.

    • Subject Matter Expertise - Excels at his/her professional function, regularly demonstrating and sharing the depth of knowledge and skills. Is a quick study.

    • Clear & Candid Communication - Ensures that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed; has the courage to say what needs to be said.

    • Building Collaborative Relationships- Cultivates trusting, respectful, professional relationships with colleagues and customers over time.

    • Planning & Problem-Solving - Takes the steps necessary to deliver high-quality results, on time, and on budget.

    • Continuous Improvement - Constantly seeks ways to improve the internal and external customer experience by delivering better, faster, or less expensive products and services.


  • January 15, 2021 10:57 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Organization: SWACO

    SWACO is currently seeking candidates for the Programs Administrator position. The Programs Administrator is responsible for SWACO programs and initiatives that reduce waste and increase material diversion within the District. Functions may include technical assistance, promotion of programs, facilitating collaborative processes with partners, project management, oversight of assigned program budgets, data collection, and program evaluation to ensure effective implementation of assigned activities. The Programs Administrator also serves as a resource to department staff and participates collaboratively in team activities. The Programs Administrator works directly with the Programs Manager to develop and implement assigned activities.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
    Assist in the development and piloting of new programs and incentives to improve diversion efforts for the business sector. 
    Connect target audiences to local, regional and national resources that assist with reducing waste, such as certification programs.
    Conduct instructional trainings and workshops on best practices for reducing waste.    
    Conduct waste assessments and cost-benefit analyses for target audiences to analyze the feasibility and benefits of implementing various waste reduction, reuse, recycling and composting programs 
    Develop and update educational and informational materials related to assigned targeted audiences: program descriptions, summaries, fact sheets, and related website information. 
    Host educational and informational meetings and events for programs as needed; perform program presentations as needed. 
    Promote and provide outreach to program target audiences to convey available services and assistance being offered. 
    Respond to inquiries related to assigned programs; assist program users with delivery and implementation; troubleshoot problems and issues.
    Assist with coordinating and managing SWACO’s educational booth at target audience events.
    Coordinate and communicate with various agencies, businesses, and organizations associated with the programs to ensure effective implementation.
    Develop timelines and benchmarks with goals, objectives, and tasks for completing projects and programs; identify resources, organizations, and personnel required for implementation. 
    Create an annual and quarterly work plan; ensure programs are executed on time. 
    Monitor and report challenges and issues with program implementation.
    Perform research on topics related to programs; identify and communicate local and national trends and opportunities for enhancing programs. 
    Assist in developing budgets for projects and annual cycles related to assigned programs; research and review previous budgets and associated costs.  
    Manage assigned program and project budgets; track spending and appropriate allocations; review monthly profit and loss statements.
    Conduct procurement procedures related to programmatic needs (e.g., Request for Proposal, Request for Qualification).
    Review and develop data collection methods for assigned programs. Ensure programs have an adequate data collection component to measure the impacts of the program. 
    Evaluate the goals and objectives of assigned programs on an annual basis. Assess the program need within the District and how the program aligns with other organizational and department strategies.
    Generate reports on the status and outcomes of programs and projects as needed. 
    Compile information for the Annual Data Report to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. 
    Document, record, and report meeting outcomes.
    Manage partner assignments related to programs. Provide timely and concise follow-up information.
    Work collaboratively and provide support to other departmental staff. 
    Assist with special projects and programs as needed.  
    Perform other duties as assigned. 

    Bachelor’s degree in business management, environmental studies, or related field; or equivalent working experience.
    Three to five years’ experience in managing programs.
    Understanding of waste diversion and recycling programs.
    Public speaking and communication skill sets.

    Familiarity with solid waste objectives, procedures, techniques, and regulations; project management; public relations; and public agencies.
    Ability to work independently. 
    Affinity for team work, transparency, and collaboration. 
    Ability to complete assignments on time. 
    Demonstrated ability to respond to common questions or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the community.
    Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates, government agencies, and the general public by communicating effectively through speech and writing.
    Demonstrated skills in budgeting and contract administration.
    Ability to formulate comprehensive action plans by exercising sound judgment, defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid conclusions.

    Valid Ohio Driver’s License.

    While performing the essential duties of this position, the individual is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use fingers, reach with hands and arms, and speak and hear. 
    Specific vision abilities required by this job include near, far, corrected, and the ability to adjust focus. 
    Individual is regularly required to load, transport, unload and setup exhibiting materials that include, but is not limited to, tabling equipment and education materials.

    Office environment with low exposure to heat, cold, noise, and dust.
    Travel may be required in and around Franklin County and surrounding areas.  Travel may include environments that vary based on weather and local business conditions.

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