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OPS Technician

Position:  OPS Technician

Hourly Pay: $15

Hiring Manager: Lauren Diepenbrock

Summary of Position

Technical staff member will assist with greenhouse plant care, care of laboratory colony insects, and field research on insect pest management. Staff member will work 30-40 hours per week, assisting with ongoing research in the lab. 

Must have a Florida driver's license and be physically capable of working outdoors in Florida summer conditions.

Where to Apply:

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Fiscal Assistant I

Position:  Fiscal Assistant I

Expected Salary: $15/hour

Summary of Position

  • Reconciler for P-card purchases.  Determines that purchases follow rules and regulations established by the University of Florida and State of Florida.  Verifies that we have all necessary backup required by State and UF attached to P-card charge forms so information can be scanned to the p-card transaction.  Ascertains funding for charge on indicated chartfield string and inputs transaction into PeopleSoft.  If there is any problem, contacts P-card holder and/or Vendor and resolves situation.  Works closely with IFAS Purchasing/Lake Alfred CREC in resolving any problems there might be.  Maintain all P-card files.  Reconciles monthly p-card aging report. 
  • Processing/Maintenance of Accounts Payable: Review invoices for completeness, accuracy and proper accounting form.  Verify compliance with FL Statutes 215.422 & University regulations.  Process invoices for payment including matching to correct purchase orders, vouchering, compiling, and faxing to Imaging in Gainesville.  Posts all invoice transactions in PeopleSoft accounting system.  Maintains accurate balances on all open purchase orders.  Close out purchase orders when they are completed or no longer needed.  Maintains filing system.
  • Processing/Maintenance of Accounts Receivable: Create invoices for EBA to be billed when notified billing is needed for EM lab, Pilot Plant, Grove charges and etc. Maintain Excel spread sheet log in numerical sequence for each fiscal year. Notify vendor when invoice is delinquent.
  • Works closely with supervisor in various projects.  Examples would be helping with space allocation, and keeping miscellaneous spreadsheets

Where to Apply:

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