Chukchi Temporary Garden Project Assistant

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  • Job Number:519805
  • Classification:Maintenance Service Worker I
  • Grade:Facilities Maintenance M1 (42% GeoDiff)
  • Work type:Temporary, Crafts and Trades
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Chukchi Campus
  • Location:Kotzebue
  • Categories: Agricultural/Life Sciences/Vet Medicine

Position Summary:

Chukchi Campus/UAF is looking for a part time temporary assistant to care for the native plant and demonstration gardens throughout the summer season. Work includes watering, weeding, harvesting, and other duties as needed.


100Assist with operation and maintenance of Chukchi native plant and demonstration gardens, for example, planting, weeding, watering, landscaping, outreach, volunteer coordination, coordination of related education and community activities and other duties as assigned.Essential

Hours: Up to 30 hours per pay period (2-weeks)

Salary: $20.18/hr, DOE

Education: High school diploma preferred


•Openness to learn about different types of plants, where they grow best, and how to care for them
•Enjoys being outdoors in various conditions of weather
•Basic problem solving skills
•Ability to adapt to new situations
•Ability to work both independently and with a team

For full consideration, please provide the following with your online application:

  • Resume
  • The names and contact information for three supervisory/professional references

This position is hired on an as-needed basis and applicants will be contacted as that need arises.

If you have any questions about this position, please contact Stacey Glaser at (907) 442-3400 or

This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).

L6070- At-Will:

Pursuant to Article 1.5 of the Local 6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, upon initial hire Local 6070 Bargaining Unit Members are probationary for the first six (6) months of work.  During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Morrow Duszynski, HR Coordinator, College of Rural & Community Development, at or (907) 474-6569.

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