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Maintenance Worker

Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 5, 2024

Maintenance Worker

Job ID: 270533
Location: Statesboro, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.

To learn more about Georgia Southern's Vision, Mission and Values please click here:


Statesboro Campus - Statesboro, GA

Department Information

Structural Maintenance

Job Summary

Perform routine and semi-skilled work while assisting skilled workers in performance of maintenance and repairs. Conduct routine and preventive maintenance and repairs for designated building, facilities and equipment, ensuring technical operations are in proper running order.

  • Perform a wide variety of miscellaneous mechanical, air conditioning and heating, and building trades' tasks in the maintenance of buildings and equipment and in simple construction and fabrication tasks Inspect buildings and make repairs as necessary
  • Report major maintenance needs to the appropriate supervisor
  • Maintain or report supplies and equipment necessary to carry out assignments
  • Respond to emergency calls in assigned areas to repair or determine other actions necessary to resume normal operations
  • Replace pumps, filters, bearings, and motors
  • Troubleshoot air conditioning problems
  • Tighten or change belts
  • Submit a daily report of materials used and time spent on projects
  • Follow all safety and other risk management policies in the performance of work
  • Maintain, repair, and clean tools, equipment, and work areas

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
  • One (1) or more years of related work experience (or one or more years of formal post-secondary technical education/training)

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
  • Advanced training through continuing education or trade certifications
  • Demonstrated experience in machinery repair, electrical, or other mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards
  • CPR/AED Instructor Certified

Proposed Salary

$12.26 - $14.66 per hour

This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Schedule of Availability
  • Two (2) Professional References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to support various constituencies served by the University
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to operate hand, precision, and power tools, heavy equipment and service vehicles
  • Ability to read and comprehend blue prints, specifications and standards and technical literature

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

Open Until Filled

Application review may begin as early as April 12, 2024.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found on-line at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Required to walk, climb, balance, stretch, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and stand
  • Must be able to stretch overhead Work in confined spaces
  • May work at heights up to and occasionally exceeding 25 feet
  • Work from lifts, scaffolds, and ladders
  • Exposure to outdoor elements
  • Ability to operate University equipment

Background Check
  • Standard + DMV

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