Part Time Skilled Trades Worker, Burton 4-H Center

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Part Time Skilled Trades Worker, Burton 4-H Center


CAES Burton 4-H Center

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 ( 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.

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Non-Benefits Eligible

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Part Time

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Schedule will vary according to activities on center.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

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Open until filled:


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Location of Vacancy:

Burton 4-H Center - Tybee Island

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.

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Skilled Craftsperson



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Minimum 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.

Position Summary:

This is a part-time position of skilled manual labor at the journeyman level in several skilled trades. The position has general construction and maintenance responsibilities for the entire Burton 4-H facility located on Tybee Island. Duties involve performing work, and at times supervising unskilled, or semi-skilled labors. The role will work under the supervision of the Center Director.

Physical Demands:

Work outdoors year round in all weather, on feet all day long working with hands. Carry 30lbs, work on hands and knees, and crawl under buildings, drive large vehicles, handle power tools safely. Can safely climb ladders, walk 3 miles a day.

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


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Credit 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.


Works as support to Center Director for overall physical plant management of the Burton 4-H Center. This includes maintenance/repair duties such as fixing toilets, sinks, showers, hoses, and sprinklers. Simple electric work, trouble-shooting leaking roofs, carpentry repairs to buildings damaged by guest, weather, or time. Also monthly inspection/checking of fire extinguishers, air return vents and exhaust fans. Exterior and interior painting. Position will work with Center Director in support of 4-H summer camp program as needed. Other duties as needed and assigned.

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Landscaping duties like weeding, mowing, mulching. Maintain plantings around property to include cleaning, weeding, planting, and maintaining/installing sprinkler systems as needed.

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Works with the Environmental Education Program Coordinator to design and construct teaching spaces, animal cages, and other work as needed to support education programs.

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Works with Dining Hall Manager as necessary to assist with grocery deliveries and shelf stocking. This may also include other duties as necessary to support food services.

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Posted: 12/28/2019
Application Due: 6/23/2021
Work Type: Part Time