Temporary Lab/Field Assistant

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Posting NumberG/R04807PWorking TitleTemporary Lab/Field AssistantDepartmentCAES Crop and Soil SciencesAbout 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.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websiteEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date09/30/2019Posting Date09/17/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyGriffin 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

Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.

Duties/Responsibilities

Transplanting of plants; trim and water plants in greenhouse.

Percentage of time20Duties/Responsibilities

Help maintain field plots.

Percentage of time40Duties/Responsibilities

Assist in data collection, including data entry, and assisting in processing samples in the lab.

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Classification TitleTemporary Service/MaintenanceFLSANon-ExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

Assist in maintaining plants in field and greenhouse conditions, as well as helping collect experimental data.

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

One year of high school.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Some experience in field work, lab work, and greenhouse work.

Physical Demands

Able to work outdoors in heat and able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Is this a Position of Trust?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? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?Does 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)NoPosting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 9/18/2019
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