Carpenter, Facilities Management, (100%) Vacancy Announcement - Human Resources Office - UW-Superior Employment Opportunities

Vacancy Announcement

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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.


Carpenter, Facilities Management, (100%)




This is a carpenters position in the Building Maintenance department reporting directly to the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds for general direction and policy decisions. This position has responsibilities for the daily activities related to the maintenance, repair and alteration of all structures on the UW-Superior campus including the oversight of one full time facilities repair worker assistant. This position also serves as the backup Locksmith and is required to respond to after-hours emergency calls.

Position Description


Knowledge of all types of roof structures and ability to identify material failures. Knowledge of roofing and masonry materials and recommended methods of repair or application. Knowledge of construction standards and applicable State of Wisconsin building codes. Knowledge of cabinet design and construction methods. Knowledge of operation and care of a variety of power tools such as saws, planers, jointers, routers, etc. Knowledge of Job Safety and Occupational Hazards. Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a cooperative manner with customers, students, co-workers and supervisors. Possession of a valid drivers license or the ability to obtain one and the ability to operate state owned vehicles. Knowledge of various types of lock and door hardware and ability to make repairs.
Physical Ability: Requires possible heavy lifting to OSHA standards of 50 pounds and at times 50 pounds above the shoulders. Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel and climb up and down without any impairment. Ability to safely climb, work on and operate step and extension ladders, mechanical lifts, and work/scaffold platforms, and to follow all safety regulations associated with them. Requires working outdoors exposed to all weather conditions. May expose worker to sounds and noise that are distracting and uncomfortable. Requires the wearing of special work clothing and common protective or safety attire or equipment as directed by department guidelines and/or supervisor.


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. For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.


Starting salary range for this position is $32-33.038 per hour. This position is in pay schedule and range 04-00. A six month probationary period may be required.


Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (40 hrs per week)


To apply for this position you will be required to complete an on-line exam. Your responses are considered an examination and will be used to determine the eligibility for this vacancy. Step 1: Log into your www.Wisc.Jobs account or create an account at . If you have not yet created an account but have applied for other State jobs in the past 5 years, you should click on "Enable Your Existing Account". Step 2: Search for Job Announcement Code 1400308 and go into the announcement. Preview and print the exam, prepare your responses to the exam, and then return here to apply after you have prepared your responses. Step 3: Search for and open the job announcement. Click on the "Apply Now" button at the top or bottom of the screen. Review the information in the "My Job Application", make any necessary updates and click on "Submit Personal Information". Step 4: Complete the information on the Employment Information and Preferences screen. This must be completed to apply for this vacancy. Once complete, click on the "Update Employment Preferences". Step 5: At the "Application Detail" screen click on the "View Exam Option" button, and then the "Take Exam" button on the next screen. When you are finished with each page of the exam, click the "Save and Continue" button (bottom of the screen) to save your answers. If you do not click "Save and Continue" on each page or click "Save and Continue" within 20 minutes, WiscJobs will time out and your answers will be lost. Step 6: When you have completed the exam click the "Save and Finalize" button. At the next screen click "Finalize". If you return later to update your exam you must click Finalize again or your exam may not be considered. If you have questions or problems accessing the exam, please contact Laura Dahl, Human Resources Manager, at 715.394.8041 or email The deadline to apply is Friday, February 14, 2014.

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 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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