Lab/Research Technician I

Job description

Posting Number:

S05397P

Working Title:

Lab/Research Technician I

Department:

VPR-Savannah River Ecology Lab

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 (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/Department:

See website.
www.srel.uga.edu

Posting Type:

External

Retirement Plan:

TRS

Employment Type:

Employee

Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:00.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Posting Date:

11/11/2020

Open until filled:

Yes

Proposed Starting Date:

12/01/2020

Location of Vacancy:

Augusta 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Life Science Technician

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

1.00

Minimum 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.

Position Summary:

Assist with an ongoing study to quantify the impacts of invasive wild pigs to agricultural producers, as well as evaluate the efficacy of wild pig management on damage reduction. This project is part of a broader effort in collaboration with USDA- Wildlife Services, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, the Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the Newberry Soil and Water Conservation District to reduce impacts of wild pigs to agricultural producers in South Carolina through a combination of wild pig control, monitoring of damage and wild pig populations, and landowner education through outreach events.

Physical Demands:

Lifting 50 lbs

Is driving a responsibility of this position?:

Yes

Is this a Position of Trust?:

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?:

No

Does this position require a P-Card? :

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? :

No

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

No

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):

Yes

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.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Responsible for conducting landowner surveys with producers to evaluate impacts of wild pigs.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist with wild pig population monitoring and damage assessments.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist with data management and outreach events hosted by the Beasley laboratory.

Percentage of time:

30

Duties/Responsibilities:

Data collection and analysis.

Percentage of time:

10

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/13/2020
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