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Student Assistant for the Physical Plant

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Student status is required to be eligible for student positions. Must be enrolled in a minimum of six hours during a long semester. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Limited to working no more than 20 hours per week. In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment. If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6259. Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer. EEO/AA

Posting Details

Position Information

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Posting Information

Position Title Student Assistant for the Physical Plant
Position Number
Posting Number 201500045P
Start Date 08/21/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions To Applicants

Student status is required to be eligible for student positions. Must be enrolled in a minimum of six hours during a long semester. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Limited to working no more than 20 hours per week.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.

If you have questions, please contact the Human Resources Office at (409) 984-6259.
Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an E-Verify Employer.
EEO/AA

Job Summary

The student assistant works under the supervision of the Physical Plant Director. The student assistant duties will consist of general clerical duties such as: filing, answering phones, taking messages, and greeting visitors. Other duties will include; filling supply orders, assist with campus deliveries and pick-up, and assist with event set-ups.

ADA COMPLIANCE:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Some tasks involve the ability to exert heavy physical effort in heavy work, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds).

Minimum Qualifications

Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagrammatic form, and the ability to understand departmental rules and regulations. Ability to change quickly from one job assignment to another.

Must be able to lift and carry 50 lbs., stand, stoop, bend, lift, see, walk, etc.

Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and maintain good working relationships with other employees and building occupants.
Must be honest, cooperative and reliable.
Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
Must follow established college policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in office environment preferred. Must have excellent written and communication skills. Microsoft Excel and Word proficiency. Basic knowledge of business machines: PC, copier, scanner, fax, and shredder.

Salary $7.25 an hour
Work Hours 20 hrs./week max.

Essential Job Functions

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a valid Texas Drivers License and a good driving record?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How much experience do you have in completing detailed forms and filing?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience in inventory, ordering supplies and filling supply orders.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Describe your computer skills.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Selective Service
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Transcripts