Gift Shop Cashier - Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

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Posting NumberS04572PWorking TitleGift Shop Cashier - Coastal Georgia Botanical GardensDepartmentCAES Coastal Botanical GardensAbout 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 PlanGDCPEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityNon-Benefits EligibleFull/Part timePart TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Various hours

Advertised Salary$11.779/hrPosting Date01/22/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date03/01/2020Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancySavannah 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.

Classification TitleRetail Operations Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSANon-ExemptJob FamilyBusiness And FinanceFTE0.475Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This position will be responsible for greeting visitors to the Gardens, accepting admission and tending to the Gift Shop. This position will, from time to time, need to help facilitate events and facility tours. This position will also help with marketing efforts and social media posts.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

The successful candidate will need to possess basic computer skills, QuickBooks experience is a plus. Candidates should be familiar with social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Candidate should possess a positive attitude, be a team player and enjoy working with people. Flexible schedule is preferable.

Physical Demands

May include bending, stooping, lifting of upwards of 50lbs. Standing for long periods of time, possible. Possibly work in outdoor environment. Driving.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?YesIs this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes 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.



Gift shop attendee/customer service. Assisting gift shop customers with purchases. Receive money for payment of purchased items. Greeting customers.

Percentage of time90Duties/Responsibilities

Gift Shop inventory – Maintaining gift shop inventory by stocking shelves, and daily counts of inventory sales. Reconcile inventory.

Percentage of time10Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position is located in Savannah, GA at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens. Are you willing to work from this location?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
    • No Response
    • No
    • Yes
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    3. List of References with Contact Information




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    Posted: 9/15/2020
    Application Due: 12/14/2020
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