Facilities Assistant

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Posting Details

LogoPosting NumberSTA00646PO20Classification TitleTrades Specialist IIIInternal TitleFacilities AssistantCampusColumbiaWork CountyRichlandCollege/DivisionCollege of Engineering and ComputingDepartmentCEC College of Engineering and ComputingBand 3Advertised Minimum Salary $22,625Advertised Salary Range$32,000.00Location of VacancyPart/Full TimeFull TimeHours per Week40Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff PositionResearch Grant (RGP)Basis 12 monthsJob Search CategoryTrades/MaintenanceBenefit Eligibility TypeResearch Grant (RGP)South Carolina RetirementYesState Insurance ProgramsYesAnnual LeaveYesSick LeaveYesAdvertised Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the CEC Space and Facilities Coordinator, the facilities assistant is responsible for performing a full range of skilled journeying-level work in painting, finishing and maintaining a wide variety of interior and exterior surfaces and structures to ensure a clean, safe, and attractive learning environment, and to assist the college employees with minor handyman support needs. The facilities assistant makes decisions based upon sound maintenance practices.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and directly related trade experience.

Preferred Qualifications

4 years experience of trade related experience to include painting.


Work knowledge requires knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the painting trade including painting, finishing, drywall and and paperhanging, and a thorough knowledge of the applicable State OSHA codes and regulations.

Ability to apply paints and finishes neatly and accurately; mix paints and finishes and match colors; selected the most appropriate materials and estimate cos and time associated.

Safety Sensitive or Security SensitiveNoHazardous weather categoryNon-EssentialNumber of Vacancies1Desired Start Date11/16/2020If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date11/15/2022Job Open Date10/22/2020Job Close Date12/06/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by December 6, 2020

Quicklink for Postinghttp://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/88490EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, sex, gender, gender identity, transgender status, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, protected veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a high school diploma and directly related trade experience?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/23/2020
    Application Due: 10/29/2020
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