Position DetailsPosting Number G/R20670P
Working Title Student Assistant McAvoy Department CAES-Horticulture About the University of Georgia
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About the College/Unit/Department College/Unit/Department website Employment Type Employee Additional Schedule Information Advertised Salary Anticipated Start Date 03/05/2023 Posting Date 02/15/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Location of Vacancy Tifton Area EOO Statement
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Position InformationClassification Title Student Assistant
FLSA Non-Exempt UGA Job Code FTE 0.50 Minimum Qualifications Position Summary
Will perform a variety of duties involved in the projects and activities of Dr. McAvoy's vegetable research program such as land preparation, sowing, transplanting, crop maintenance, harvesting, postharvest evaluation and land cleanup. Data collection and entry abilities are preferred. All tasks will be performed under the direction and supervision of the horticulture technician.
Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position
High School Diploma
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Good communication skills Follow both oral and written instructions Ability to work effectively on an independent basis; as well as, in a team focused environment Knowledge and skill in the operation of computers and MS Office Suite program
Lift up to 50 lbs. consistently Bend, stoop, climb, etc. Work outdoors in varying weather conditions
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) NoContact Information
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.
Recruitment Contact Name Ted McAvoy Recruitment Contact Email [email protected] Recruitment Contact PhonePosting Specific Questions
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