Grounds Keeper Helper at The University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia

Posted in Other 3 days ago.





Job Description:

Posting Number:

G/R16867P


Working Title:

Grounds Keeper Helper


Department:

VPI-Griffin Academic Programs


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 (https://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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.


Employment Type:

Employee


Anticipated Start Date:

04/18/2022


Posting Date:

04/06/2022


Open Until Filled:

Yes


Location of Vacancy:

Griffin 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 (hrweb@uga.edu).


UGA Statement:

PLEASE NOTE: On December 7, 2021, the federal District Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a preliminary injunction against enforcing the vaccine requirement for
Federal Contractors pending further review. As a result, the requirements of the Executive Order and associated guidance, including the vaccination requirement for covered contractor employees, are currently not in effect.


The University of Georgia is a Federal Contractor as defined by Presidential Executive Order 14042 and subject to the requirement that Federal Contractors must ensure that all covered employees, including those working remotely, are fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022. You may be required to show proof of your fully vaccinated status at the time of your start date, or have received a medical or religious exemption from the fully vaccinated requirement at the time of your start date. For more information regarding the Federal Contractor fully vaccinated employment requirement please visit https://coronavirus.uga.edu/executive-order/ or call (706) 542-2222.


Duties/Responsibilities:

Under supervision: mowing grass, managing weeds and pests, trimming shrubs and trees, and removing leaves and debris.


Percentage of time:

70


Duties/Responsibilities:

Maintaining landscape equipment.


Percentage of time:

20


Duties/Responsibilities:

Planting flower beds, shrubs and trees, mulching, irrigating, and other related landscape duties.


Percentage of time:

10


Classification Title:

Temporary Service/Maintenance


FLSA:

Non-Exempt


FTE:

1.00


Position Summary:

Under supervision this position will provide assistance maintaining the grounds on the UGA Griffin Campus. Work includes planting flower beds; irrigating; planting and trimming shrubs and trees; mowing grass; spraying pesticides; trimming shrubs; helping maintain lawn equipment; and other related grounds keeping duties.


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

Graduated from a high school and experience in grounds maintenance work is preferred.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies :

Follow instructions and work with grounds maintenance equipment.


Physical Demands:

Working outside under adverse weather conditions; heavy lifting; walking; standing; reaching; turning; bending; climbing; proper use and operations of landscape equipment.


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?:

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):

No


Contact Details:

For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.


Recruitment Contact Name:

John Gassett


Recruitment Contact Email:

gassett@uga.edu


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