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Maintenance Specialist

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service does not support permanent residency for employees. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. Screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance. A resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation are required for consideration for this position. A valid email address for a minimum of three (3) references must be provided at the time of application. An email collecting the reference will be sent directly to the reference provider upon completion of your application. Additional reference letters or documentation can also be sent directly to Human Resources at jobs@uaex.edu For questions, contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or email jobs@uaex.edu

Posting Details

Posting Number

Posting Number 616

Position Information

Working Title Maintenance Specialist
Annual Salary/Hourly Rate 25,268
Position Number PC5103
Pay Grade Level C112
Split Appointment
Benefits Category Full-Time
Position Type Classified

Department Information

Position Location 4-H Center - Ferndale
Contact Person Edwin Wilson
Contact Email eswilson@uaex.edu
Contact phone/extension 501-821-4444
Contact fax 501-671-2251

Nature of Position

Summary

The Maintenance Specialist is responsible for maintaining buildings, grounds, and equipment. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy

Job Duties

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: HVAC diagnostic and repair, minor electrical, minor plumbing, minor welding, and diverse maintenance responsibilities such as painting, mowing, and carpentry.

Assist supervisor with other duties as assigned.

Skills

Knowledge of basic carpentry, electrical systems, plumbing, painting, and heating and air conditioning. Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, and safety requirements of motorized vehicles and equipment. Ability to operate and perform routine maintenance and minor repairs on motorized vehicles and equipment. Ability to perform routine building and grounds maintenance work. Ability to operate and maintain electrical tools and machinery.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus one year of experience or training in the building construction trades, general building maintenance, or in the repair or maintenance of mechanical equipment. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT OF AGRICULTUREEXTENSION

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with HVAC , plumbing, electrical, basic maintenance repair, pool, water and/or wastewater treatment.

Does this position require frequent driving (once a week or more)? Yes
Background Check/Drug Screen Criminal Background Check & Drug Screen
Work Hours M-F, some weekend work; hours may vary
Posting Date 09/22/2017
Closing Date
Proposed Starting Date

Additional Information

Special instructions to applicants

The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service does not support permanent residency for employees.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. Screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.

Employment is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

A resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation are required for consideration for this position. A valid email address for a minimum of three (3) references must be provided at the time of application. An email collecting the reference will be sent directly to the reference provider upon completion of your application. Additional reference letters or documentation can also be sent directly to Human Resources at jobs@uaex.edu

For questions, contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or email jobs@uaex.edu

References

References

Accept References? Yes
Minimum Number of References 3
Maximum Number of References 5
Cut off Date?

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 4
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3

Supplemental Questions

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