Madison, WI
Sep 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 101220-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Custodial, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 101220


Official Title: CUSTODIAN LEAD(89162)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $13.83

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Custodial Services Supervisor (CSS) perform the duties as a lead worker by facilitating work performed by Custodians and LTE's. Assist the CSS in developing custodial objectives and the tasks required to achieve them. Implement work plans under the direction of the CSS. Check work, assist with training and instruction on the proper cleaning methods and safe operation of all equipment. Remove faulty equipment from service, and make arrangements for repair, order supplies, and perform assigned custodial tasks.

The incumbent in this position must be proficient in English for the following reasons: the majority of communication with the supervisor is over the telephone; the Physical Plant, Central Answering and Response Service (CARS) staff frequently page this position to respond to spills, floods, special clean ups, immediate snow and ice removal, etc., and thus may need to communicate with customers regarding the situation; work area is often in an isolated area and the incumbent must be able to respond to a wide variety of assignments and emergency situations, thus communication with customers is essential; lab areas, high security areas, and high traffic areas necessitate employees be able to communicate with police officers, security guards, lab and museum personnel, and customers; and, most of our customers also work on the day shift where most of the work is responding to emergencies or to cleaning areas which cannot be cleaned at night due to security reasons and these customers ask many questions and make requests, thus communication is essential.

The University of Wisconsin Physical Plant is committed to the highest standard of customer relations principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members.

Schedule Comment:

Physical Plant/Custodial Department, 2nd Shift, Crew 216, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Monday-Friday, 6:00 p.m. - 2:30 a.m., 30 minute unpaid break. Crew Locations


Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the ‘Apply Online’ button to start the application process. Applicants will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please indicate which shift you are applying for.

Schedule Comment:

1 Vacancy - Crew 216, 2nd shift, Monday-Friday, 6:00p.m. - 2:30a.m.
1 Vacancy - Crew 207, 2nd shift, Monday - Friday, 5:00p.m. - 1:30a.m.
1 Vacancy – Crew 344, 3rd shift, Sunday-Thursday, 10:30p.m. - 7:00a.m.

Starting pay is based on experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting rate of $13.83 an hour.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: Jun 22 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 26 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time