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Maintenance Assistant

University of Georgia
United States, Georgia, Athens
April 16, 2024
Posting Details
Position Details

Posting Number G/R19778P
Working Title Maintenance Assistant
Department Auxiliary Transit Maint
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
College/Unit/Department website tps.uga.edu
Employment Type Employee
Additional Schedule Information
Advertised Salary $ 13.250 / hourly
Anticipated Start Date 12/01/2022
Posting Date 11/15/2022
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EOO Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).


  • Clean inside of buses to include sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, and wiping down of windows and sanitize passenger and driver areas.
  • Make special preparations for detailing Special Event Buses and address special cleaning needs.
  • Scrub the rear of bus prior to entering automatic bus wash.
  • Drive bus through Automatic Bus Wash to clean exterior.

Percentage of time 40


  • Move buses in and around the bus depot as needed for fueling and charging purposes (only operate bus on the bus depot-Yard Dog).
  • Performs diesel fueling operations using a fast-connect fuel dispenser.
  • Dispense Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF).
  • Plug in and monitor electric bus charging.

Percentage of time 40


  • Keep track of buses coming off route and ensures they are cleaned and fueled before going back into service.
  • Report interior and exterior damage to maintenance staff.
  • Inspect for and cleans graffiti from interior and exterior.
  • Conform to safety standards, as prescribed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Percentage of time 20