Facilities Maintenance Specialist- Advanced, Facilites Management (100%) Vacancy Announcement - Human Resources Office - UW-Superior Employment Opportunities

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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.


Facilities Maintenance Specialist- Advanced, Facilites Management (100%)




University of Wisconsin-Superior
Facilities Management


This position reports directly to the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor and will perform a variety of preventative maintenance and repairs to mechanical systems in campus facilities including Wessman Ice Arena refrigeration equipment and the Health and Wellness Center swimming pool.This position will work under general supervision.

Position Description


Basic knowledge of air handling equipment and pneumatic controls. Basic knowledge of arena ice making equipment and procedures (refrigeration plant). Knowledge of the operation of pool filtration equipment. Knowledge of State and local health regulations applicable to swimming pool operation. Must possess a valid Driver's License upon appointment. Ability to communicate with a hand held radio and basic knowledge of FCC regulations on radio procedures. Physical ability to perform manual labor, to climb, bend, crawl and work in confined spaces, etc., climb ladders, work on catwalks. Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Responsible and initiative to work productively for sustained period without supervision. Ability to lift a variety of materials up to 50 pounds. Ability to obtain certified pool operator certification. Ability to pass a Pre-Employment Job Function Assessment and Criminal Background Check. This position requires working outdoors, with exposure to all types of weather conditions. This position may expose worker to sounds and noise that are distracting and uncomfortable. This position will wear special work clothing and common protective safety attire or equipment as directed by the 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.

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 http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.


Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement, or voluntary demotion transactions.Minimum salary is $16.218 per hour. This position is in pay schedule and range 03-13.


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


Deadline for requesting transfer:4:30 PM, Friday, October 19, 2012

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 Laura Dahl in the Office of Human Resources at 715.394.8041 or ldahl9@uwsuper.edu 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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