Turfgrass Field/Lab Assist - Waltz

Job description

Posting Details

Posting NumberG/R07703PWorking TitleTurfgrass Field/Lab Assist - WaltzDepartmentCAES 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 Information

Monday-Friday; 8 AM-5 PM (During hot summer months, work hours may vary.)

Advertised Salary$10.25/per hourAnticipated Start Date03/15/2020Posting Date03/04/2020Closing 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

Assist with field research trials.

Percentage of time40Duties/Responsibilities

Research plot maintenance.

Percentage of time30Duties/Responsibilities

Laboratory and office duties.

Percentage of time10Position Details

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

Assist researchers with both lab and field experiments conducted on turfgrass, both on and off of the UGA Griffin Campus.

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

At least three years of high school or High School Graduate is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Some experience in field work, such as mowers, plots, etc.

Physical Demands

Work outdoors in heat and lift up to 50 lbs. Driving.

Is this a Position of Trust?YesDoes 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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter

     

     

     

    Diversity Profile: University

     

    AAUP COMPENSATION SURVEY DATA

    View more

    Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

    Arrow pointing right
    Job No:
    Posted: 3/5/2020
    Application Due: 12/7/2020
    Work Type:
    Salary: