The Facilities Services Labor team is seeking three individuals who have the ability to perform physically demanding tasks that involve repetitive movements and lifting heavy objects. The ideal candidates should have prior experience operating forklifts and pallet jacks, as well as knowledge of the proper handling of hazardous materials and industrial waste. Furthermore, the ideal candidate should possess self-motivation and problem-solving skills, and be able to work effectively in a team with colleagues at all levels of the organization.
To thrive in this role, you must have at least 2 years of manual labor experience. It is preferred that you have experience in the construction or moving industry, or documented employment in such fields. Alternatively, you can have 2 years of experience in another general labor position or positions.
High school diploma/GED preferred, 2+ years’ of construction or moving industry experience preferred, basic understanding of construction principles and procedures. Alaska driver's license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving Criteria.
**All APPLICANTS **
Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position. Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date. However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Unit Member in order to apply.
Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on December 31, 2023 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position. To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.
If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.
Salary Information: MSW4/Step 1 $21.65/hr. (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule).
This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).
*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.
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 affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider 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 our department at UAF-FSHR@alaska.edu.
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