Custodian, McCaskill (100%) Vacancy Announcement - Human Resources Office - UW-Superior Employment Opportunities

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Vacancy Announcement

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UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.

POSITION:

Custodian, McCaskill (100%)

Buildings & Grounds, Facilities Management

POSTING DATE:

May 27, 2010

POSITION NUMBER:

1228

RECRUITMENT STAGE:

Mandatory Transfer rights for employees holding this classification in the WSEU Bargaining Agreement.  Primary transfer rights to employees at UW-Superior, with secondary rights to employees in UW System.  In accordance with Article VII, Section 1, of the agreement between the AFSCME Council 24, Wisconsin State Employees Union, and the State of Wisconsin, this vacancy is announced for the purpose of transfer as defined by the contract.

This position is being announced simultaneously on the Layoff Referral Service for employees who are laid off or at risk in the State of Wisconsin.  The Employee Layoff Referral Service posting will expire June 4, 2010.  View that vacancy announcement on the Wisconsin's Employee Referral Services website.

Position Description

JOB DUTIES:

This position will perform a variety of custodial duties for McCaskill Hall although some roamer duties may be required. This position will be required to operate a variety of power equipment in the maintenance of floors.  The position will also perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks as assigned by its supervisor and must be able to work with minimal supervision.  The ability to frequently interact effectively with university staff, faculty and students is also required. This position receives daily work details from and direction from the Custodial Lead worker.  Direct supervision is from the Custodial Services Supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledgeable in the operation of, and ability to operate, power equipment; ability to read and understand operating instructions.  Knowledgeable in correct use of cleaning agents (chemicals); ability to sufficiently read and understand cleaning instructions on cleaning chemicals.  Physical ability to bend, stoop, kneel, climb and lift arms above head for extended periods of time.  Physical ability to lift and pour 5 gallon pails of chemicals, to empty buckets, to remove garbage/recycling, to sweep and mop floors.  Physical ability to lift and/or carry, or otherwise move cleaning supplies and equipment weighing a maximum of 50 pounds.  Must have interpersonal skills in dealing with the public diplomatically, both personally and on the phone.  Ability to read and comprehend written and spoken English.  Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a cooperative manner with customers, students, co-workers and supervisors.  Ability to work outside for extended periods of time in heat and cold to perform yard work and snow shoveling. Ability to pass a Pre-Employment Job Function Assessment and Criminal Background Check.

SPECIAL NOTES:

  • Employment will require a criminal background check.  A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant.  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 
  • Must pass essential job function screening assessment prior to employment.
  • As a permanent classified employee, provided uniforms must be worn during working hours.

For UW-Superior Campus Safety Information and Crime Statistics/Annual Security Report,  view our Campus Safety website or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.

SALARY:

Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement, or voluntary demotion transactions.  Minimum salary is $11.284 per hour.  This position is in pay schedule and range 03-08.

WORK SCHEDULE:

Monday through Friday, 5:00 AM - 1:00 PM (40 hrs per week).  This position will transfer to Swenson Hall when building is complete.  When that transfer takes place, this position's shift (hours and days of week) is yet to be determined.

TO APPLY:

Deadline for requesting union transfer:  4:30 PM, Thursday,June 3, 2010.

Persons who now hold this classification and are interested in transferring to this position or persons who have questions about transferring to this position are requested to contact Kathy Krause in the Office of Human Resources at 715.394.8041 prior to the deadline listed above.  Interested persons in a counterpart or higher pay range may also request consideration.

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s leading public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Leading Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of regents. The University serves 2,900 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and serving a diverse student population. UW-Superior maintains the values of its founding as a teacher education college through emphasis on excellence in teaching as well as service to the community and region. The core mission is student-centered and values oriented, as the institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices. The richness of programs lend to a very personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has launched a significant campus-wide Liberal Arts Initiative that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, and a Senior Year Experience. At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of "final candidates" must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, "final candidates" under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.


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