Student Assistant - Parrott Lab Garden Assistant

Job description

Posting Number:

G/R05585P

Working Title:

Student Assistant - Parrott Lab Garden Assistant

Department:

CAES Applied Genetic Tech Ctr

About 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 (http://www.uga.edu/). 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.

Employment Type:

Employee

Anticipated Start Date:

09/10/2019

Posting Date:

08/27/2019

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EOO 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.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Garden maintenance including planting, trimming, weeding, irrigation, and pulling plants year-round.

Percentage of time:

50

Duties/Responsibilities:

Greenhouse duties including making controlled clover pollinations and cuttings, seed harvesting and threshing. Data collection.

Percentage of time:

50

Classification Title:

Student Assistant

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

.50

Position Summary:

Assisting lab personnel with trial garden maintenance as well as greenhouse work.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position:

High school diploma. No lab experience necessary but preferred. Have experience growing plants in garden and greenhouse.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Experience growing plants in garden and greenhouse. Experience with irrigation maintenance, controlled pollinations, and data collection.

Physical Demands:

Lifting up to 50 lbs. Work in the heat/cold/outdoors for extended periods.

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? :

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:

No

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

No

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 8/29/2019
Application Due: 4/10/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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