• Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Nov 24, 2021
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description



Job ID: 235270 -
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.

Department Information
9920201 - Structural Maintenance

Job Summary
Preserve, protect and enhance appearance of campus through painting buildings, equipment, and other interior/exterior surfaces.


  • Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
  • Repair wallpaper
  • Paint logos and graphics on floors and walls
  • Set up and break down scaffold and ladders
  • Submit daily report showing time spent on each project and quantity of materials/supplies used
  • Follow all safety and other risk management policies in performance of work
  • Attend safety meetings
  • Maintain, repair, and clean tools, equipment, and work areas
  • Keep assigned service vehicle clean and organized
  • Perform general and custom painting assignments employing all standard trade practices and skills
  • Varnish, stain, seal, and finish/refinish desks, doors, decks, cabinets, and floors
  • Trim windows and doors
  • Caulk cracks in walls and glaze windows
  • Mix paint, varnish, lacquers, and enamels
  • Clean and prepare surfaces to be painted by use of sandpaper, scraping, soap and water, tape, drop cloths in preparation for painting
  • Estimate and gather types and amount of materials needed for job
  • Perform plastering or drywall repair

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent

Required Experience

  • One (1) year of related work experience

Proposed Salary
$13.50 - $13.56 per hour

Required Documents to Attach

  • Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment
  • Ability to identify and differentiate between colors
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and work order instructions
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to read and comprehend specifications and standards
  • Ability to operate University service vehicle


  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
  • Knowledge of various painting techniques and finishes
  • Familiar with painting tools and brushes
  • Knowledge of trade standards and techniques used within the painting profession
  • Basic knowledge of "Right to Know Laws" and chemical safety standards


  • Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
  • Attentive to detail

Apply Before Date
January 14, 2022

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 e-mail at

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

Conditions of Employment

  • Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community
  • Successful completion of background investigation and legal authorization to work in the US prior to employment
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Maintain valid driver's license

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant 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.
  • Walk, climb, balance, stretch, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, and stand throughout day
  • Stretch over head on a regular basis
  • Frequently maneuver up to 40 lbs. with or without accommodation
  • Work at heights exceeding 25 feet
  • Work on scaffolds, ladders, and bucket trucks daily
  • Subject to extreme temperatures and exposure to outdoor elements
  • Ability to drive University vehicles

Background Check
Standard and DMV

Other Information
Believing that diversity, equity, and inclusion contribute to excellence in the workplace and to the quality of the University's academic environment, Georgia Southern University is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to support, promote, and serve a diverse student body and promote Inclusive Excellence. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers the institution's Inclusive Excellence goals, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply.

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