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Posting NumberS03234PWorking TitleSKILLED TRADES WORKERDepartmentCAES Burton 4-H CenterAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Typical hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm with potential for evening and weekend work as required. May vary with guest and events on site.

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date05/23/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date06/24/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyBurton 4-H Center - Tybee Island EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleSkilled CraftspersonPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyTradesFTE100Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualificaitons.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This is a position of skilled manual labor at the journeyman level in several skilled trades. The employee in this class has general construction and maintenance responsibilities for the entire Burton 4-H facility located on Tybee Island. Duties involve performing work, and at times supervising unskilled, or semi-skilled labors. Employee will work under the supervision of the Center Director.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, materials, methods and equipment of the various trades requires. Ability to work from drawings, sketches, and oral or written directions. Skill in using tools and material required by the applicable trade; those tools include but are not limited to table saws, circular saws and hand drills, chain saws, riding and walk behind mowers, weed trimmers. Ability to work effectively with other facility employees.

Physical Demands

Work outdoors year round in all weather, able to be on feet all day long working with hands. Able to carry 30lbs, work on hands and knees, and crawl under buildings, drive large vehicles, handle power tools safely. Can safely climb ladders, able to walk 3 miles a day.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Works as support to Center Director for overall physical plant management of the Burton 4-H Center. This includes maintenance/repair duties such as fixing toilets, sinks, showers, hoses, and sprinklers. Weekly garbage detail and recycling collection and transports to city dump. Simple electric work, trouble-shooting leaking roofs, carpentry repairs to buildings damaged by guest, weather, or time. Also monthly inspection/cleaning and replacing of AC filters, fire extinguishers, air returns vents and exhaust fans. Exterior and interior painting, cleaning and housekeeping in dormitories as necessary. Position will work with Center Director in support of 4-H summer camp program as needed. This position may require “on-call” duties when other staff members are not available. Other duties as needed and assigned.

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Landscaping duties like weeding, mowing, mulching. Maintain plantings around property to include cleaning, weeding, planting, and maintaining/installing sprinkler systems as needed.

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Works with the Environmental Education Program Coordinator to design and construct teaching spaces, animal cages, and other work as needed to support education programs.

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Works with Dining Hall Manager as necessary to assist with grocery deliveries and shelf stocking. This may also include bathroom cleaning, mopping, sweeping and other duties as necessary to support food services.

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Obtain and maintain CDL to drive large school buses in support of environmental education and summer camp programs.

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  1. * Do you have a valid driver's license?
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    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 5/24/2019
    Application Due: 10/23/2019
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