Job Postings

Grounds Manager

This position will manage contractors; plan, plant, and curate new and existing Gardens; and manage personnel engaged in the maintenance of the Waddell Barnes Botanical Garden, located on the Macon and Warner Robins campuses. Success in this position contributes to a well-maintained and attractive campus environment.

Sr. Dir for Facilities Operations and Infrastructure

The Senior Director for Facility Operations and Infrastructure has the ultimate responsibility for the Maintenance & Operations, Energy Management, Maintenance Project Management, and Engineering Departments. The greater span of accountability also includes FMD-wide contract management, project estimation, facilities inventory the 24×7 operation of the steam plant & chilled water plants, oversight of the campus high voltage electrical distribution systems, and the management of the annual MRR Program.
The Senior Director provides managerial direction and control of departmental activities; plans, directs and reviews the activities and operations of the departments. The person in this position oversees the interaction of the departments with units internal and external to FMD. This position evaluates the performance of the Operations & Maintenance, Energy Management, Construction Project Management and Engineering Directors and confers in the prioritization of tasks and activities involved in the day-to-day operations of each department.
The incumbent will work with their peers to help identify and resolve issues and problems within FMD. The Senior Director’s work involves excellent judgment, attention to detail, professional demeanor and effective communications strategies. The Senior Director will interpret building codes and provide technical engineering oversight for complex building and infrastructure projects and systems.

Construction Worker I

This an entry level position whose main emphasis is to support and assist skilled tradesmen in day to day construction activities. The work will be supervised by a foreman and to a lesser degree by the skilled workers being assisted. Support and assistance includes helping to form and place concrete, potholing utilities and serving as a spotter during excavation, assisting in backfill, grading, asphalt placement and other jobsite activities. Also maintaining barricades, signage and performing traffic control. It includes using hand tools and small machinery such as cutoff saws, jackhammers, tamps and drills. It also includes performing any other duties as needed. In addition, this position is required to report during inclement weather to assist with downed tree removal and snow and ice removal.

Construction Worker II

This is an advanced position in Grounds Heavy Equipment. This position will assist Concrete Masons in the forming and placement of concrete. Also serve as a spotter during excavation, assist in backfill and grading for curb, sidewalk, storm sewer installation and utility repair. Position will assess grade for asphalt and concrete placement. In addition use a dump truck and other heavy equipment such as but not limited to skid steer, backhoe, mini excavator, breaker, and other heavy equipment for assistance in hauling as well as other trade’s equipment. This position requires a Georgia Class B CDL driver’s license or the ability to obtain a Georgia Class B CDL driver’s license within 6 months of employment. Assists with traffic control as needed. Will perform other work as needed. This position will report during inclement weather to assist with tasks such as snow and ice removal and clearing of downed trees.

Environmental Compliance Manager

Leads environmental program management for the Georgia Southern University community. Collaborates with faculty and staff to set Institutional direction regarding environmental management  efforts. Develops, implements, and maintains programs working across campus to reduce negative impacts on the environment and University footprint. Supports University Sustainability initiatives.

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Coordinate, implement and maintain environmental health and safety (EHS) initiatives for Georgia Southern University community. Manage projects and maintain data that supports the most effective EHS direction for the University.

Director of Operations, Maintenance & Projects

The Director of Operations, Maintenance & Projects (OMP) reports to the Senior Director of Operations and Infrastructure in the Facilities Management Division. The Director of OMP is responsible for the overall managerial oversight of Operations and Maintenance department, consisting of over 240 skilled trades professionals who operate and maintain the campus building systems around the clock and year round and the construction project management office (CPMO) consisting of 11 construction project managers, superintendents and contract specialists.
In addition to core maintenance functions, this position leads the development, strategy, assignment, execution, and administration of campus maintenance construction projects in all phases of project management. The position is responsible for the complete management of the annual Major Repair and Renovation (MRR) program cycle and many efforts relating to sustainability and utility management. Typical project portfolio consists of renovations, repair, maintenance, and customer funded requests. Duties also include supervision of all FMD contracting actions and oversight of contracting personnel.
This leader sets the strategic direction for the department, as well as ensures the team is performing effectively and efficiently. The Director of OMP will identify and implement best practices for the department and develop metrics to evaluate and manage performance. The Director of OMP will bring innovation, attention to client services, and proactively adapt to emerging trends in support of our mission. This director shall be a technical expert in building systems and construction project management as well as being a dynamic and experienced leader for large organizations.

Architectural Design Assistant

The Architectural Design Assistant works closely with customers to design renovations and meet their budgets.  They will collaborate with the Architectural Designer to plan out primarily laboratory spaces and office spaces.  In so doing, they design casework, lays out fumehoods and selects finish types and paint colors.  This position will draft all their own work utilizing both AutoCadd and Revit.  This individual should be familiar with UGA design standards and finishes, ADA requirements, and life safety requirements.

Operations & Events Support Specialist

Serve as the first point of contact for visiting guests and clients visiting Student Center, Stamps Commons, or West Village Dining Commons. Provide direction and participate in loading, transporting, and set-up and breakdown of event equipment such as tables, chairs, pipe-and-drape and audio/visual equipment.

Custodian II

Perform routine and detailing housekeeping services requiring specialized tools and equipment. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: other custodial staff to include Quality Control Inspectors & Supervisors, building/area occupants.

Assistant Director, Operations, (Student and Campus Event Centers)

Manage and maintain Operations for Student and Campus Event Centers. This includes the Student Center, Exhibition Hall, Pavilions, West Village Dining Commons, the Historic Academy of Medicine and the Experiential Pathway and other outdoor venues and terraces. Provide strategic direction for Student and Campus Event Centers operations and events including oversight of event setup, event equipment, assets, and fleet management. Assist in the management of facility upkeep including the strategic and day-to-day operations of multiple high-traffic and fastpaced facilities.

Campus Driver and Expeditor

This position executes tasks and duties in support of campus activities and provides transportation services.

Pool and General Maintenance Technician

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as Facility Management & Services lead person in monitoring and maintaining the Wellness Center facilities in and around Read Hall. This position also performs other campus-wide maintenance tasks.

Maintenance Technician

The position is a general maintenance position. Responsibilities include the maintenance, minor repair, and up-keep of plumbing fixtures and electrical devices and appliances in all campus facilities and the immediate grounds. Some minor carpentry work is required.

Groundskeeper

The groundskeeper position reports to the Grounds Supervisor. Responsibilities include the maintenance of College landscaping and grounds, garbage & trash removal, moving and event set-up, and other tasks to maintain a safe and attractive environment.

Floor Technician

The position is responsible for the overall cleanliness and upkeep of their assigned Residence Hall areas. The incumbent reports to the Housekeeping Services Supervisor.

Housekeeper

The position is responsible for the overall cleanliness and upkeep of an assigned Residence Hall area and reports to a Housekeeping Team Leader.

Floor Technician Assistant

This position is responsible for assisting current floor technicians with the overall cleanliness and upkeep of their assigned Residence Hall areas. The position will require ongoing training on floor equipment and best practices in floor care to gain the knowledge and experience needed to move into a full time floor technician. 

Grounds Manager (Macon)

This position will manage lawn maintenance contracts on Macon and Warner Robins campuses; engage and coordinate with other vendors and contractors; plan, plant, and curate new and existing Gardens; and manage personnel engaged in the maintenance of the Waddell Barnes Botanical Garden, located on the Macon and Warner Robins campuses.

Skilled Craft Maint Worker II (Macon)

This position is responsible for performing skilled duties in the maintenance of university property including buildings, other facilities, vehicles, and grounds. The position can be either a Generalist or a Specialist. 

Skilled Craft Maint Worker II (Macon)

This position is responsible for performing skilled duties in the maintenance of university property including buildings, other facilities, vehicles, and grounds. The position can be either a Generalist or a Specialist. 

Maintenance Tech II - Atlanta Campus

Working under the general supervision of the Area Supervisor, this position performs a broad range of building maintenance tasks for all University facilities in the areas of carpentry, electrical, plumbing, general maintenance and locksmith duties. Communicates with various faculty, staff, and students to keep them informed on repair work which impacts them. Must have good organizational skills to keep up with the heavy workload, and manage the elated paperwork. Performs other duties as assigned. The end results of this job allow the Physical Plant to provide good customer service for the campus’ students, faculty, and staff, which includes helping the Physical Plant keep the campus well-maintained, safe, and comfortable.

Area Supervisor - Atlanta Campus

This position is to serve as a working supervisor for the building maintenance staff of the Atlanta campus Physical Plant. The area of responsibility may change from time to time as designated by Physical Plant management. The incumbent will supervise a minimum of (3) Maintenance Technician II positions. The incumbent will work directly with his/her subordinates, will make maintenance decisions, solve day-to-day problems, and will perform maintenance and repairs for the designated facilities along with other duties as assigned. Communicates with various faculty, staff, and students to keep them informed on repair work that impacts them. Processes paperwork associated with the work. The incumbent will work with limited direction from the Director of Facilities.

Skilled Trades Mechanic - Macon Campus

The incumbent is a licensed Journeyman Plumber and has the commensurate experience necessary to enable them to test for a Master Plumbers license and obtain the state certification for backflow preventer repair and installation in the near future. Incumbent will be involved in the maintenance, repair and installation of facility plumbing and ventilation systems along with maintenance and repair work on the campus lawn sprinkler system and campus water features and fountains. The incumbent will be expected to work independently and under indirect supervision and will be expected to handle assignments from conception through successful completion. Must have a good working knowledge and understanding of city, county and state plumbing codes and regulations. The incumbent may be assigned other duties outside their primary discipline by Physical Plant management from time-to-time. This position will report to the Superintendent of Maintenance.

Skilled Trades Worker - Macon Campus

The incumbent must have the knowledge, skills and ability to handle a broad range of duties related to both general construction/installation carpentry along with finish carpentry. In addition this position must have the understanding, skills and abilities to successfully complete assignments in basic electrical, plumbing and HVAC maintenance that may be assigned. Must have the knowledge to work with and help coordinate and monitor outside contractors and vendors along with in-house trades when required for project completion. The incumbent will work under indirect supervision and will report to the Area Supervisor of Residential Life.

Academy on Campus: Level 2 – Woodward Academy