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University of Georgia
retirement plan
United States, Georgia, Athens
February 17, 2024
Posting Details
Posting Details

Posting Number S08590P
Department CAES-Burton 4-H Center
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to 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 employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 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
College/Unit/Department website
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Full/Part time Full Time
Work Schedule
Additional Schedule Information
Schedule will vary with needs of the center
Advertised Salary Commensurate with Experience-Beginning 32,500.00
Posting Date 05/31/2022
Open until filled Yes
Closing Date
Proposed Starting Date 05/31/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Burton 4-H Center - Tybee Island
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 (hrweb@uga.edu).
Position Information

Classification Title Skilled Craftsperson
FLSA Non-Exempt
FTE 1.00
Minimum Qualifications
Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, formal training programs, or on-the-job training. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.
Preferred Qualifications
Position Summary
This is a position of skilled manual labor at the journeyman level in several skilled trades. The employee in this class has general construction and maintenance responsibilities for the entire Burton 4-H facility located on Tybee Island. Duties involve performing work, and at times supervising unskilled, or semi-skilled labors. Employee will work under the supervision of the Center Director.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, materials, methods and equipment of the various trades needed. Ability to work from drawings, sketches, and oral or written directions. Skill in using tools and material necessitated by the applicable trade; those tools include but are not limited to table saws, circular saws and hand drills, chain saws, riding and walk behind mowers, weed trimmers. Ability to work effectively with other facility employees.
Physical Demands
Work outdoors year round in all weather, will be on feet all day long working with hands. Will carry 30lbs, work on hands and knees, and crawl under buildings, drive large vehicles, handle power tools safely. Can safely climb ladders, and walk 3 miles a day.
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? Yes
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 website.


Works as support to Center Director for overall physical plant management of the Burton 4-H Center. This includes maintenance/repair duties such as fixing toilets, sinks, showers, hoses, and sprinklers. Weekly garbage detail and recycling collection and transports to city dump. Simple electric work, trouble-shooting leaking roofs, carpentry repairs to buildings damaged by guest, weather, or time. Also monthly inspection/cleaning and replacing of AC filters, fire extinguishers, air returns vents and exhaust fans. Exterior and interior painting, cleaning and housekeeping in dormitories as necessary. Position will work with Center Director in support of 4-H summer camp program as needed. This position may require "on-call" duties when other staff members are not available. Other duties as needed and assigned.
Percentage of time 50

Landscaping duties like weeding, mowing, mulching. Maintain plantings around property to include cleaning, weeding, planting, and maintaining/installing sprinkler systems as needed.
Percentage of time 15

Works with the Environmental Education Program Coordinator to design and construct teaching spaces, animal cages, and other work as needed to support education programs.
Percentage of time 5

Works with Dining Hall Manager as necessary to assist with grocery deliveries and shelf stocking. This may also include bathroom cleaning, mopping, sweeping and other duties as necessary to support food services.
Percentage of time 15

Obtain and maintain CDL to drive large school buses in support of environmental education and summer camp programs.
Percentage of time 15
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