Trades Specialist IV

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00144PO17 Classification Title Trades Specialist IV Internal Title Trades Specialist IV Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department Baruch Field Laboratory Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $26,988-$30,134 Location of Vacancy Georgetown, SC Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm as the standard work week. However, this schedule is flexible under certain circumstances (e.g., hurricanes, extreme weather conditions like high heat and humidity.)

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

This position entails a wide range of responsibilities for maintaining buildings, piers, equipment, vehicles, boats, seawater delivery system, grounds, and other components of the research and education facility. Working with another trades worker, day to day tasks include troubleshooting problems, making repairs, carrying out routine preventative actions, and working with research staff to develop unique tools and applications. The overall challenge is to keep the facilities and fleets operating efficiently and safely as well as keeping the buildings and grounds looking good. The list of needed actions is always long, requiring a skills in many areas, a strong work ethic, and dedication to the job.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 2 years directly related trade experience.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Advanced knowledge of tools, equipment, and materials used in building and mechanical equipment maintenance and in construction trades applicable to the job. Thorough understanding of techniques, methods, and procedures of the trades and craft areas. Must have valid driver's license.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 09/05/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/08/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Dennis Allen at 843-904-9025 or Dr. Matt Kimball at 843-904-9030

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you willing and able to submit to a pre-employment background check that may include, but it is not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history as a condition of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you willing to work outside of the normal business hours as required?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What experience do you have with repair of vehicles and/or outboard motors?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Do you have a High school diploma and 2 years directly related trade experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please list any certifications/licenses you have (i.e. SC Journeyman Plumber/Electrical license, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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