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Maintenance Worker (Temporary)

Athens, GA
The University of Georgia


Posting Details

Posting NumberG/R00994PWorking TitleMaintenance Worker (Temporary)DepartmentCont Ed Aux MaintenanceAbout 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

The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel is hiring motivated, dependable, and team-orientated individuals for jobs that advance UGA’s mission of Public Service and Outreach. The Georgia Center, located on campus across from Stegeman Coliseum, is the campus hub for the development and administration of non-credit professional and continuing education courses as well as home of the only on-campus hotel.

College/Unit/Department websitehttps://www.georgiacenter.uga.eduEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information

Up to 40 hours per week based on business needs. Must be able to work any day of the week, including weekends and holidays. Normal business hours are Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm and Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5:30pm but may change for football and special events

Advertised SalaryCommensurate with experience; minimum salary is $14/hourAnticipated Start Date03/04/2019Posting Date02/18/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

This is a temporary position that will last less than 12 months and is not eligible for benefits. Temporary employees will be considered for full-time positions when they are available.
Tobacco use is prohibited in the Georgia Center hotel and on the University of Georgia campus.

Location of VacancyAthens 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.


Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Maintain and repair facilities electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, door hardware and facilities key codes, carpentry, and other trade repairs as needed, along with preventative maintenance activities established by the GC Maintenance department. Relocate furniture and equipment when needed

Percentage of time80Duties/Responsibilities

Inspect and evaluate building utilities, equipment, and infrastructure to determine necessary repairs and maintenance. Keep all mechanical rooms and shop clean and organized. Notify Facilities Management team, of repairs and maintenance status, of any items that impact: public areas, guests, conference areas, Food & Beverage, or Hotel. Notify Foreman of the need for supplies and materials for general building repairs and in-house renovation projects.

Percentage of time8Duties/Responsibilities

Document all work orders in Visual One software. Provide date of completion, actions taken to repair, and time to complete the task.

Percentage of time7Duties/Responsibilities

Participate in training sessions, departmental meetings, and other duties as assigned.

Percentage of time5Position Details

Classification TitleTemporary Service/Maintenance (NE)FLSAUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE1.0Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

This is a key customer service position in the hotel. A maintenance worker is responsible for repairing the facilities electrical, plumbing, HVAC, painting, door hardware, carpentry, painting and other trade repairs as needed, along with preventative maintenance activities. Maintenance personnel is responsible for providing outstanding customer service and contributing to the success of the maintenance team.

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

Customer service/guest interaction experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Dependable, responsible, honest, strong work ethic, positive attitude, ability to work independently and as part of a team. Work under time constraints and in a fast-paced environment. Understand and speak English.

Physical Demands

Required to perform several work orders each day, involving a variety of trade work. This is a physically demanding position and employees should be able to stand/walk for long periods of time; able to reach, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, and work with hands; able to lift or move at least 50 pounds; able to push/pull wheeled carts weighing up to 300 pounds.

Is this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?YesDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this job opportunity at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Hotel?
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