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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberS04147PWorking TitlePainter/CarpenterDepartmentAuxiliary Dining MaintenanceAbout 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

This position offers a 40 hour work week.
Hours and schedule may vary to include nights as well as some weekends as needed to meet departmental goals, deadlines and/or emergencies.

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosting Date10/15/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date10/22/2019Special 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 FamilyFTE1.00Minimum 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 semi-skilled manual work with the proficient performance of duties related to basic carpentry, painting, electrical, plumbing and other general maintenance work for all Dining Services Facilities. Work will have an employee in this position to be available on-call.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Extensive knowledge of maintenance and repair of a wide variety of commercial food service equipment and building maintenance. Will have a knowledge of electrical circuitry and plumbing. Good interpersonal skills.

Physical Demands

Climb stairs, ladders and scaffold, work from a ladder or scaffold.
Bend at the waist and knees
Work with arms and hands overhead for extended period of times
Use hand tools and power tools
Lift and move items at least 65 pounds in weight, both assisted and unassisted on a regular basis
Crawl to complete various task
Work in adverse climates
Safely operate a UGA state vehicle as necessary

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.



Prepare and apply paint and other finishes to a variety of surfaces

Percentage of time30 Duties/Responsibilities


Basic carpentry and drywall installation and repair

Percentage of time25 Duties/Responsibilities


Diagnose and repair commercial kitchen equipment

Percentage of time25 Duties/Responsibilities


Perform general plumbing installation and repairs

Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities


Perform other duties as assigned

Percentage of time5Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you willing to walk, climb stairs, balance, stoop, bend, and squat frequently, work with hands above head, and work from an standard and/or extended ladder or other raised surface throughout your shift?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you available to work in the evening (6 pm to 10 pm)?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  5. Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Other Documents #1
    4. Certification




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    Posted: 10/17/2019
    Application Due: 12/16/2019
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