Trades Specialist V
Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support
Housing Maintenance Services
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Advertised Salary Range
Location of Vacancy
Hours per week
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance
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.
Advertised Job Summary
Provides the day to day leadership for the Housing Department's Carpentry/Locksmith operation. Plans small Carpentry /Locksmith's jobs that will be completed by internal staff and/or external contractors. Develops multi-year schedule for Carpentry/Locksmith work. Provides effective leadership, oversight and development to the Housing Carpentry/Locksmith staff. This position is a working supervisor position and as such this position, in the performance of job duties, will require physical activities associated with carpenters/locksmiths. This position, like all other maintenance personnel, will be included in the on call rotation for issues that arise outside of the day shift. This position has been designated as essential personnel during inclement/ hazardous weather and other emergencies.Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
High school diploma and 6 years experience in specialized trades area; or in a diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity.
Valid Driver's LicensePreferred Qualifications
Previous Carpentry/Locksmith experience. Four years of previous supervisory experience.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Strong Carpentry/Locksmith skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to operate independently with general direction. Ability to manage and prepare work assignments to subordinates and outside contractors. Ability to make decisions and deliver reports to direct supervisor.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 10/23/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20590 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.
Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have at least a high school diploma and 6 years experience in specialized trades area; or in a diversified building or vehicle maintenance, or construction activity?
Do you have a Valid Driver's License?
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