Area Maintenance Specialist

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LogoPosting NumberSTA00696PO19Classification TitleTrades Specialist IVInternal TitleArea Maintenance SpecialistCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionDivision of Administration and FinanceDepartmentDAF Facilities MaintenanceBand 4Advertised Minimum Salary $31,865Advertised Salary Range$31,865.00 - $39,299.00Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week37.5Work Schedule

08:00 am – 04:30 pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff PositionFull-time Equivalent (FTE)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryTrades/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.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility TypeFull-Time Equivalent (FTE)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under limited supervision, maintains and follows a safe, productive, cost effective, and comprehensive planned and corrective maintenance program for constant reliable operations relating to all carpentry needs with in assigned buildings by receiving work orders; communicating with the Call Center and the supervisor; planning, inspecting, verifying, communicating, and problem solving assigned carpentry issues; and ensuring that all carpentry-related facility systems are in safe working order and compliant with national and local codes and regulations while exhibiting professionalism in conduct, appearance, and work practices.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High School diploma and 5 years directly related trade experience.
Experience in the carpentry trades area with knowledge of national and local code requirements. South Carolina drivers license.
Position may require working after normal business hours, holidays and during inclement weather

Preferred Qualifications

Licenses and certifications related to the general maintenance field preferred.


Ability to work within established resources. Ability to communicate in writing and orally to management. Ability to maintain accurate records relating to time, materials and services provided. Ability to operate computer systems is essential. Have strong organizational skills and the ability to plan and prioritize work are essential.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather categoryEssentialSafety Sensitive or Security SensitiveYes Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies1Desired Start DateIf Research Grant/Time Limited, give end dateJob Open Date08/14/2019Job Close Date09/28/2019Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by September 28, 2019.

Quicklink for Posting Statement

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

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma and 5 years directly related trade experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience in the carpentry trades area with knowledge of national and local code requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a Valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Other Supporting Documents
  2. Resume




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Posted: 8/20/2019
Application Due: 9/14/2019
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