Temporary Lena Point Building Coordinator - College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 78
Work type:On Campus, Temporary
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF College of Fish & Ocean Science
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades, Other
The College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seeks a temporary, part-time (20-30 hours per week) building coordinator at the Lena Point Facility in Juneau. This position will provide research support, facilities management and lab and field safety support at the Lena Point Facility.
15SAFETY OFFICER: Monitor facility for safety deficiencies, support researchers to correct to keep labs clean and safe. Track lab safety training requirements for all users. Maintain Material Safety Data Sheets and Chemical Hygiene Plans for hazardous substances used and stored by projects, manage safety supplies and assist in annual chemical inventory. Update emergency evacuation plans as necessary and plan contingency drills. Work with UAF Risk Management to assure proper hazmat inventory, storage, and disposal. Monitor samples stored in archival space and alert researchers to expiration.Essential
20SPACE MANAGEMENT: Manage and monitor permanent, temporary and seasonal space and storage assignments at the Lena Point Facility. Manage freezer inventory and contingency plans. Track property and equipment inventory. Maintain building keys and database.Essential
30FACILITIES LIAISON: Monitor facilities and grounds for deficiencies that need repair or correction, including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, structural, HVAC and interiors. Coordinate with UAF Facilities to insure preventative maintenance is completed on schedule and inspect work by contractors. Remove hazards from grounds, including snow and ice and assist with landscaping and recycling. ON call to respond to after hours emergencies.Essential
35RESEARCH SUPPORT: Support projects connected to building systems, field logistics and serve as the point of contact for field personnel. Manage and hold contingency drills for vital systems. Manage boat maintenance, user training and safety records; captain and launch as necessary. Act as check out for boats and vehicles and related equipment. ON call to respond to after hours emergencies.Essential
|Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
||The position requires:
• Knowledge of facilities and operations, including a familiarity with electrical, HVAC, plumbing and construction systems.
• Ability to interpret building plans and schematics and apply federal, state and institutional regulations and policies.
• Knowledge of safety practices, hazardous material handling, inventory control and space management.
• Knowledge of personal computers, basic software and email.
• Ability to work on a team and independently with excellent communication, organization, problem solving and customer service skills.
• Ability to manage/prioritize multiple projects with varying deadlines.
• Ability to lift 50 pounds, bend stretch, work in tight spaces and be exposed to inclement weather.
Additional preferred experience:
• Several years’ experience in SE AK waters operating vessels, boat handling and trailering and expertise in maintenance, repair, operation of outboard motors.
• Experience with small engines (lawn mower, snow blower) and power tools.
• CPR and 1st Aid certifications, Coast Guard OUPV license, AMSEA or cold water survival training.
|Required Education or Training:
• Two years college coursework in relevant field (e.g. natural science, fisheries) and two years experience in relevant field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
• Driver's License
This is a temporary part-time position. New hires will be placed on the UA temporary staff salary schedule, Grade 78, based on education and experience.
|Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references with your application.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. Review of application materials will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient and viable number of qualified candidates have been identified.
The successful candidate will serve as the liaison with UAF Facilities Services and monitor facilities and grounds for deficiencies that need repair or correction, including but not limited to plumbing, electrical, structural, HVAC and interiors. The position also includes research support for projects connected to building systems, field logistics and serves as the point of contact for field personnel. They will also manage boat maintenance, user training and safety records; and check out boats, vehicles, and related equipment. The position will work with UAF Risk Management to assure proper hazmat inventory, storage, and disposal and will monitor samples stored in archival space.
*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.
UAF COVID Requirements:
At this time, all university employees are strongly encouraged to vaccinate themselves against the COVID-19 virus. While the federal government is not actively enforcing its COVID-19 vaccine mandates, including its mandate requiring vaccination of federal contractor employees, UAF remains contractually obligated as a federal contractor to comply with those requirements should federal enforcement efforts recommence. As a result, UAF may adjust its vaccination requirements for covered UAF employees (currently Troth Yeddha’ campus and employees working in connection with certain federal contracts) at any time in the future, as needed, in order to comply with its contractual obligations.
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.
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Laura Frisone, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences HR Coordinator, at UAF-CFOS-HR@alaska.edu or (907)474-7383.
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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time
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