Facility Repair Worker


This position performs a variety of building maintenance and custodial duties for Wessman Arena. Primary duties include the installation, maintenance and removal of the ice sheet, setup and take down of equipment for arena events, and general cleaning and building maintenance.

View the complete Position Description.


Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Physical strength and ability sufficient to:
    • Frequently reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, climb, balance, and remain on feet for extended periods of time 
    • Lift and/or move up to 75 pounds
    • Work in cold, wet, and/or slippery conditions


  • Experience working in the ice arena industry
  • Experience driving a Zamboni and/or Olympia Ice Resurfacer
  • Certifications through U.S. Ice Rinks in either Basic Refrigeration, Ice Maintenance and Equipment Operation, and/or Ice Making and Painting Technologies 


  • Knowledge and ability to operate/utilize facilities related motor vehicles and equipment effectively and safely
  • Knowledge and ability to operate/utilize facilities related materials, hand and power tools effectively and safely
  • Ability to communicate respectfully and effectivly
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a team atmosphere
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to obtain CPR and Basic First Aid certification within 6 months of hire
  • Ability to obtain Forklift and Lift training/certification within 6 months of hire


As soon as possible.


UW-Superior offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance coverage for eligible dependents.


For additional information visit www.uwsuper.edu or contact Wanda Grew-Jasken at 715-394-8023 or by email at wgrewjas{atuws}.


Review of all complete applications will commence 8:00 AM December 4, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Review of complete applications will commence on an as needed basis. All applications will remain in the University Staff Temporary pool for one calendar (January 2019 - December 2019) and may be considered for future openings.

Please apply online at UW-Careers and submit your application packet to Include:

  1. CV or Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for three (3) Professional References

Internal applicants: select the internal applicant link. Registration for account not required.

External applicants: select the external applicant link and register for an account:

How to Register for a UW-Careers Account:

  1. To register for a UW-Careers account, click on the Click Here to Register link to create your user name and password.
  2. Search for the Facility Repair Worker position and click on the Apply Now button to submit a resume.
    • At this time, you will be asked to complete your profile. Please select Save to continue the application process.
  3. To submit your letter of application, unofficial transcripts, etc., you must add the document as an attachment by clicking on the Add Attachment link below the Cover Letters and Attachments box.
  4. Clicking on the Next link, please complete the required Online Questionnaire.
  5. After the Online Questionnaire has been completed, click Next again to provide contact information for three professional references, if required, in the References section by selecting the Add Reference link.
  6. Once reference information has been listed, click on Next to complete the How did you find out about the position? section of the application process.
  7. Once you have completed all sections, click on the Save button and then Submit button to submit your materials.

At any time you may select the Save button to save your progress. When you have submitted your application, ability to change materials submitted will not be available.

If you have questions in regards to the hiring process, please contact Wanda Grew-Jasken at 715-394-8023 or by email at wgrewjas{atuws}.

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 2,500 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 of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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.

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UW-Superior is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

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.