Who's Hiring in #CLE: Cleveland Metroparks, Progressive Arts Alliance, and FreshWater Cleveland

Welcome to the latest edition of FreshWater Cleveland's “Who’s Hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for, and how to apply. Please send your freshest job tips and postings to [email protected].

Cleveland Metroparks

The public parks agency is hiring a visual communications manager to oversee the creative process from planning to implementation. Functions of the job include interviewing and training employees, directing employees, setting work schedules and handling employee complaints. Requirements for the position include a bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 5 years of practical experience in graphic design, a valid driver’s license and working knowledge of Adobe InDesign Suite. If interested in learning more about the position and to apply, go to this link.

Progressive Arts Alliance

The arts education organization is hiring visual artists for contract art instruction positions at its Cleveland location. The employee will be needed for in-school and after-school settings. The group focuses on providing students with opportunities in the arts. Qualifications for the position include being a working artist committed to excellence, previous experience working with children, and the ability to write lesson plans. A bachelor’s degree and experience as a teaching artist are preferred. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Maryanne Hiti at [email protected]    

FreshWater Cleveland
We’re searching for two journalism or communications students to contribute to our publication: one to write stories, and one to handle our social media operations. These internships start in January 2020. Responsibilities for the writing intern include putting together a Free Stamp spread every month and a Who’s Hiring piece every other week. The social media intern will post stories and photos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter while also monitoring reader responses. To apply, submit a resume and cover letter to Managing Editor Chris Ball at [email protected].

Vista Color Imaging

The large format digital printing and finishing company in Cleveland is hiring a digital press operator, a CNC router/cutter operator, and a senior account manager. The ideal digital press operator is someone with prior experience in production environments and someone with knowledge of the four-color print process. The ideal CNC router/cutter operator will have prior experience operating CNC cutting equipment, and the ideal senior account manager will be extremely organized, detail oriented and will have excellent customer service skills. For details, reach out to John Kallmeyer, VP of Business Development, at 216-651-2830.


The tech giant is hiring a part-time, full-time or temporary retail customer services and sales specialist for its Woodmere location. Qualifications include interest in technology, the ability to deliver great customer experiences, and strong communication skills. The employee is expected to uncover customer’s needs, maintain visual merchandise, and assist team members. The employee is expected to be passionate about Apple, have strong people skills and be empathetic. For details and to apply, click here.

Verizon Wireless

The telecommunications giant is hiring a retail sales representative for its Mayfield Heights location. The employee will be asked to help customers understand and love Verizon products. They will be expected to actively listen to customers, create connections to make tech look simple, and use their passion to generate sales. Qualifications include a high school diploma, one or more years of work experience, and willingness to work weekends, evenings and holidays. To learn more or apply, visit here.

Southwest Airlines

The airline is hiring a part-time ramp agent for its Cleveland location. The employee is expected to provide legendary customer service by handling cargo and baggage. The applicant is required to have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent, be at least 18 years of age and have a driver’s license. The applicant must be able to complete a Ramp Agent training program with a 90% or greater. This position is covered by the Transport Workers Union. To learn more about the posting, and to apply, visit here.


The regional bank is hiring a full-time teller for a branch location in Cleveland. The functions of the teller are to be welcoming and provide outstanding service to clients. The teller is expected to act professionally at all times, be ethical and act in the best interest of the bank and the clients. Qualifications include a high school diploma, GED or equivalent, six-month experience in a client service facing role, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. If interested in the job offering or to learn more visit here.

National General Insurance

The insurance company is hiring a full-time insurance sales trainee for its Cleveland location. Previous sales experience is not necessary for the position, however, the passion to be a successful salesperson is a quality the candidate must possess. The essential responsibilities of the employee include using various systems to track, gather and answer customer inquiries, working in a team-oriented environment, and attending required meetings. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma, proficiency in Microsoft Office, and professional phone etiquette. If you are interested in applying and would like to learn more, visit the link here.

Cognizant Technology Solutions

The IT service provider is hiring a full-time call center customer service agent for its Warrensville Heights location. Responsibilities include conferring with patients, verifying health insurance information, analyzing credit information, and achieving a collection goal monthly. A positive attitude, a high school diploma, and strong communication and problem-solving skills are requirements. If interested in applying or to learn more about the position, visit here.

Enterprise Holdings

The car rental company is hiring a management trainee for its Lakewood location. Responsibilities include learning about the business, serving as both the face of Enterprise to customers and partners, and mastering the knowledge and skills needed to run your own branch. The candidate’s qualifications include being at least 18 years old, possessing a bachelor’s degree in business, sales or communications, and no drug or alcohol convictions in the past five years. If you are interested in applying to the position or would like to learn more, go here.

Enterprise Holdings

The parent company of Enterprise Rent-A-Car is hiring a full-time work-from-home reservation sales representative for its Cleveland location. The candidate must be outgoing, sales-minded and a good communicator. The employee is expected to be available until 10 p.m. central time. Responsibilities include providing excellent customer service to customers, maintaining a courteous and pleasant demeanor, and adapting to the needs of callers. Qualifications include living in Ohio, one year or previous sales experience, and being at least 18 years old. For more details and to apply for the position, click this link.

The Laramar Group

The national real estate investment and property management corporation is hiring a leasing consultant for its Beachwood location. The consultant is responsible for leasing and marketing efforts, approving applications, and preparing lease paperwork. Responsibilities include demonstrating the highest customer service quality, guiding clients to take tours, and answering phone calls in a timely manner. Qualifications include a high level of interpersonal communication, the ability to maintain high energy, and strong knowledge of sales tactics. A high school diploma is required. To learn more and to apply, go to this link.

Brink’s Incorporated

The security services provider is hiring a cash logistics processor for its Cleveland location. The role of the cashier teller is to work within the branch to account for the cash, process and verify inbound and outbound transactions, and prepare outbound currency orders. To apply, you must be at least 21 years old, be able to lift 50 pounds, and possess a valid firearms permit. Paid vacation, a 401(k) and a strong, team-oriented culture are all included in the job. To apply or learn more about the position, go here.

Menzies Aviation

Menzies Aviation is hiring an aircraft fueler for its Cleveland location. Requirements of the candidate include being at least 18 years of age, proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English, and authorization to work in the U.S. A pre-employment drug test is needed in order to get the job. The job is primarily outdoors, requiring you to work in all weather conditions. A flexible work schedule is needed, due to changing airline schedules. To apply for the position or learn more, go to this link.


The regional bank  is hiring a teller for its Cleveland location. The job requirements include being able to deliver a unique customer service experience, identifying opportunities through meaningful conversations with customers, and adhering to all policies and procedures to solve the customers’ problems. The candidate will be asked to address customer needs, communicate effectively and solve problems. For more details about the position or to apply, go to this link.


Nordson, a technology solutions company, is hiring a corporate communications assistant for its Westlake location. The essential roles of the employee include being able to develop employee communications, monitoring corporate identity and supporting communications activities related to integration of acquisitions. Requirements for the position include a Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, marketing or journalism two to four years of corporate experience. The candidate is expected to possess superior writing skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office and high energy. If interested in applying for the position or to learn more, go to this link.

Navy Federal Credit Union

The large credit union is hiring a full-time member service representative. Responsibilities include the ability to research and resolve problems and discrepancies related to member accounts, assisting members with submitting consumer credit card applications, and performing platform-banking functions. Candidate qualifications include the ability to work independently and in a team environment, effective verbal and written communication skills, and maintaining composure in a high production environment. Hours are based on the needs of the business. To learn more and apply for the job, click here.

Talent Inc.

The professional resume and CV writing company is hiring a freelance resume writer. The employee will work with job seekers to craft resumes and cover letters. The employee is expected to be an exceptional writer, detail obsessed, passionate about helping, and proficient in Microsoft Office. Hours are self-established, and pay is based on contract. To learn more about the position and to apply, go to this link.

Read more articles by Morgan Dunlop.

Morgan Dunlop, a Pittsburgh native, is a senior journalism major at Kent State University. He was a sports reporter for the student newspaper the Kent Stater. He also has covered public policy and administration and is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success.
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