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 is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.



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 http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/17354 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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