Custodian, 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.


Custodian, Facilities Management, (100%)




This position will perform a variety of custodial duties for assigned location. This position will be required to operate a variety of power equipment in the maintenance of floors, restrooms and carpeting. Some roaming duties will also be assigned. 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.
Position Description


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 35-50 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.


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 see or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.


Starting salary for this position is $11.397 per hour.


Tuesday through Saturday, 6:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m. (40 hrs per week)


ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Application will be accepted through October 18, 2013

If you have a Wisc.Jobs account:
1. Click "Log In to Apply" at the top of the job announcement and log into your account. When you have logged in, find and view job announcement 1301799.
2. Click "Apply Now" at the top of the job announcement
3. Review your Job Application and make any necessary updates and click "Continue"
4. Complete the Job Preferences screen and click "Continue "
5. You will be taken to the one exam question. The exam question confirms your interest in applying for this position. Answer the exam question and click "save and continue" at the bottom of the page. Confirm your answer to the question and click "Finalize Exam" to submit your application for this job.

If you do not have a Wisc.Jobs account:
1. Click "Log In" at the top of the webpage
2. Click the "Create New Account" button and follow the steps to create a new account.
3. Click "Apply Now" at the top of screen and complete steps 3 - 5 from above.

If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact the Wisc.Jobs help desk, (608) 267-1012,
A computer-generated, random numbering process will assign rankings to determine applicant interview eligibility. We will notify you by email of your ranking. If you are selected to interview within 3 months of applying to this position, you will be notified.

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s 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 Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The University serves 2,600 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and to serving a diverse student population.

UW-Superior maintains its foundational teacher education college values through its emphasis on excellence in teaching, as well as service to the community and region. Its core mission is student-centered. The institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention, embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices, and engages the community and region. The richness of its programs creates a personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has a significant investment in and commitment to campus-wide Liberal Arts High Impact Practices (HIPs) that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activity, 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 at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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 AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

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