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Custodian

Apply now Job no: 498051
Work type: University Staff - Ongoing
Location: Baraboo-Sauk County
Categories: Facilities, Maintenance

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Baraboo Sauk County seeks a full-time custodian to perform a wide variety of duties including, but not limited to, working with chemicals to perform cleaning of assigned areas, removing waste and recyclables, assisting with staging areas for meetings and conferences, monitoring building security and safety, and performing grounds maintenance activities such as pruning trees and shrubs as well as winter snow removal on walkways and building entrances. The employee must be able to work alone and with other team members as directed and capable of changing work assignments as needed to cover for other personnel.

This is a full-time, 12-month, position with some work required beyond normal business hours and weekends.  Position comes with excellent fringe benefits-medical, dental, paid leave, Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) retirement benefits, and more!  Wage for position is $15.00/hour.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes basic equipment and supplies to clean assigned facility areas and remove waste and recyclables
  • Monitors and secures facility interior and exterior entrances and reports issues to appropriate entities
  • Maintains organization and supply areas and equipment, documents inventory, and requests additional supplies as needed
  • Documents and reports repairs, violations, and pest control needs
  • Maintains clean and clear walkways to ensure they are free of debris, litter, snow, and ice
  • Provides custodial services in state operated buildings as directed by the building and grounds supervisor and lead custodian
  • Assists with special projects and events
  • Maintains the physical appearance of building exteriors and adjacent grounds

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ability to work independently and with co-workers with patience and attention to detail
  • Possess knowledge and proper use of Personal Protective Equipment as well as safe use of hand tools and small power equipment
  • Ability to work after hours and weekends when needed.

Campus Information:

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County is proud to be your local UW campus! As part of the University of Wisconsin Platteville, we offer the foundation coursework for over 200 majors, along with a wide range of collaborative, non-credit, and special programs.

At the Baraboo Sauk County campus, you get all the benefits of a small, liberal arts college, along with the resources of the world-class University of Wisconsin-Platteville. We provide a supportive environment where you can work directly with professors who are dedicated to teaching. That, along with a wide range of outstanding academic and co-curricular options, makes UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County your best path to a college degree and unlimited career opportunities.

Just a short drive from Devil’s Lake State Park, Madison, and Wisconsin Dells, our campus is surrounded in natural beauty, history, and culture. Take some time to explore our website and learn more about us, or stop by and pay us a visit! We think you'll like what you see.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 23, 2023. 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

  Michael Compton at compton@uwplatt.edu

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

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. §. 19.36(7).

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