Student Worker Prec. Ag Porter

Job description

Posting Number:

G/R11496P

Working Title:

Student Worker Prec. Ag Porter

Department:

CAES Crop and Soil Sciences

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.

Employment Type:

Employee

Additional Schedule Information:

20 hours per week

Advertised Salary:

$8.00 per hour

Anticipated Start Date:

03/01/2021

Posting Date:

02/18/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Location of Vacancy:

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

Duties/Responsibilities:

To work with and support Dr. Porter’s research and extension team. Duties will include field work, including plot layout, data collection, sample collection, aid with harvest and other field operations. Potential for light machine operation based on experience. The students will also be expected to work in the lab for sample processing and analysis, and data entry. Other duties may include cleaning of lab and shop space, maintenance and cleaning of vehicles and equipment. Some travel to research sites will be expected

Percentage of time:

100

Classification Title:

Student Assistant

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

FTE:

0.5

Position Summary:

To work with and support Dr. Porter’s research and extension team. Duties will include field work, including plot layout, data collection, sample collection, aid with harvest and other field operations. Potential for light machine operation based on experience. The students will also be expected to work in the lab for sample processing and analysis, and data entry. Other duties may include cleaning of lab and shop space, maintenance and cleaning of vehicles and equipment. Some travel to research sites will be expected

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

High school diploma is preferred

Physical Demands:

Work outside, in cropped fields in varying conditions, including cold and very hot weather
Picking up heavy materials.
Driving.

Is this a Position of Trust?:

No

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

Is driving a requirement of this position?:

Yes

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):

No

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 4/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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