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Posting NumberS03688PWorking TitleCABINET MAKERDepartmentFMD Structural Support ShopAbout 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/Department

The UGA Facilities Management Division is the largest of 7 divisions reporting to the Vice President for Finance and Administration. The exceptional staff of over 800 personnel within the Facilities Management Division manage, operate and maintain campus landscapes, buildings and infrastructure to promote the long-term sustainability of the University of Georgia.

College/Unit/Department websitefmd.uga.eduPosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Some night and/or weekend work may be required to meet departmental goals, deadlines and/or emergencies.

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date08/07/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date09/09/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area 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 FamilyTradesFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, formal training programs, or on-the-job training. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This is manual work at the journeyman level in the fabrication and repair of furniture and cabinets. Methods of performing tasks are usually left to the judgment of the employee with a supervisor available for assistance if needed. In this position the employee is responsible for the construction and maintenance of cabinets, tables, shelves, desks, bookcases, bulletin boards, chairs and other wooden fixtures. Work is inspected for satisfactory compliance with instructions, although routine repairs and construction are usually made independently without supervision or review.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

*Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, methods, materials, and tools of the cabinet making trade.
*Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
*Ability to plan, layout, and perform cabinetry work of average difficulty.
*Ability to work from sketches and blue prints.
*Skill in the care and use of hand and bench tools and equipment of the carpentry trade.

Physical Demands

*Standing, walking, lifting, stooping, crawling, squatting, climbing stairs, working from a standard and/or extended ladder and lifting up to 75lbs.
*Most work performed in buildings.

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?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit 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.



Builds and repairs all types of furniture including cabinets, tables, shelves, desks, bookcases, bulletin boards, chairs and other wooden pieces.

Percentage of time50 Duties/Responsibilities


Lays out material, machinery and assembly

Percentage of time10 Duties/Responsibilities


Repairs and cleans furniture for refinishing including the fabrication of new parts and finish removal

Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities


Builds and repairs windows

Percentage of time10 Duties/Responsibilities


Operates various types of machinery such as mortises, shapers, ripsaw, joiner, planer, band saws and related equipment.

Percentage of time10 Duties/Responsibilities


Other duties assigned by supervisors

Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma or GED Completion Certificate?
    • Yes, I have completed high school and have a HS Diploma
    • Yes, I have completed my GED and have a GED Completion Certificate
    • No, I have not completed high school and do not have a GED
  2. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  3. * Are you willing to lift 75 lbs, climb stair, walk, stand, balance, stoop, bend, squat, work with hands above head, work from a standard and/or extended ladder and scaffold frequently throughout an 8 hour shift, 5 days a week?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  4. * Please briefly describe your experience as a journeyman cabinet maker with dates and project types.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 8/9/2019
    Application Due: 10/8/2019
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