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OPS Worker (Other Personal Services)- Academics, Lab Assistant (Lakeland) (2022231)

OPS Worker (Other Personal Services)- Academics, Lab Assistant (Lakeland) (2022231)

Job Description

At Polk State, our amazing faculty and staff create an inspiring workplace. This position reports to the Dean, Academic Affairs, Lakeland Campus and is an excellent opportunity within the College's Academic Affairs department. We offer a collaborative, creative and culturally diverse work environment. If you want to be supported in your efforts to grow professionally and to be recognized for your contributions, then come work for Polk State.



Other Personal Services" (OPS) positions are used to describe positions that are part-time and temporary in nature. OPS jobs will normally be created for the accomplishment of short term peak workload, or periodic/intermittent tasks or projects for the college. OPS employees do not fill established positions, nor are they assigned the duties of any vacant authorized position. These positions will vary, based on the need of the institution and include office, clerical, administrative, and/or manual labor positions. An OPS temporary employee can work up to 1040 hours (in a 12 month period), unless the employee meets the criteria for extension referenced in Rule 60L-33.005, Florida Administrative Code, and normally are not longer than a six months employment period.


Job functions will vary depending on the work, project, task, department or other work criteria.


OPS Worker positions earn an hourly rate of $13.00 per hour.

Required Skills:

• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Good organizational skills with special attention to detail.
• Ability to work well with others


HS Diploma or equivalent required.

Other educational or skill sets may be required, based upon the needs of the department and the specific position.

Required Experience:

Prefer experience related to the department-specific OPS position.


Application Requirements: A completed online application consists of:

• a resume, and
• an electronic job application (all sections completed).

• Submissions that do not include all required application documents will not be considered.

This position will close at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, August 8, 2022.

NOTE: We encourage applicants to provide feedback of their experience or request help at

As a general rule, Polk State College does not provide H1-B visa sponsorship. Exceptions may be made based on the College's need for a candidate with unique skills and expertise and where the College cannot otherwise recruit and hire qualified non-sponsored candidates.

Polk State College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. The College complies with all state and federal laws granting rights to students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission to the College. Polk State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or pregnancy in its programs, activities, or employment. For questions or concerns on equity issues, please contact: Lonnie Thompson, Chief Diversity Officer; 999 Avenue H, NE; Winter Haven, FL 33881; Office: 863.292.3602 Ext. 5343;

Polk State College is a drug-free workplace and participates in E-Verify.

Polk State College is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities. If you feel you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with Polk State, please call 863-297-1070 or e-mail and let us know the nature of your request, along with your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.

Company Location:
Lakeland Campus

Salary Type:

13.00 - 13.00 USD

Employment Term: T-Temporary

Assignment Type: PARTTIME

Pay Level: 01- OPS & ADJ

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

To apply, visit

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