FACILITIES REPAIR WORKER-ADVANCED
JOB NO.: 106504-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: U HSG\UNIV APTS\TRADES GROUNDS
Categories: Custodial, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 106504
Working Title: FACILITIES REPAIR WORKER-ADVANCED
Official Title: FAC REPAIR WORKER-ADV(76126)
Hiring Department: A858013-UNIVERSITY HOUSING/UNIV APTS/TRADES GROUNDS
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
The Division of University Housing is committed to providing an exceptional workplace for its workforce of approximately 450 career staff members and over 2,000 students. University Housing provides an inclusive and safe working environment that promotes engagement, empowerment, and professional development. University Housing operates nineteen residence halls across the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, providing a home to over 7,500 undergraduate students. We also operate three apartment communities, serving about 2,500 graduate students, academic staff, postdoctoral researchers, faculty, and their families. In addition, we manage seven dining venues across campus, and provide conference group and youth camp housing throughout the summer months.
University Housing is divided into five main departments: Administration, Dining & Culinary Services, Residence Hall Facilities, Residence Life, and University Apartments. Whether we're launching new academic support services, testing out a new recipe, renovating resident rooms, organizing welcome events, cleaning our facilities, or inviting a new summer youth camp to campus, everything that we do is to support the mission of the University and fulfill University Housing's goal to be, "The place everyone wants to live."
University Apartments is a department within the Division of University Housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a student service organization, University Apartments provides on-campus housing, programs, and services for our residents. These services actively support the mission of the University while also meeting the needs of students, families, and guests by fostering the development of a residential community. The University Apartments staff provides these services to a community of approximately 2,500 residents in 1,247 apartments on 83 acres, who are primarily graduate students, staff, post-docs and their families; many of whom are international. All programs and services sponsored by University Apartments are funded through rent or user fees.
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director of Apartment Facilities for Trades and Grounds, this position is responsible for general building/grounds maintenance and repair work by responding to request made through UA Repairs online work order system, verbal or written requests from residents, or verbal or written instructions from other staff or supervisors, which may be made by two-way radio communication. This position requires advanced level facilities repair and maintenance work which includes limited trades work below the journeyman level and a wide variety of tasks of a skilled and semi-skilled nature. The ability to work independently, with good judgment, in residents? homes and our licensed childcare facility is also required.
University Apartments is committed to demonstrating our Division of University Housing Core Values: Care in how we approach people and our work; Creativity in solving problems; Integrity in our interactions with staff and customers; Optimism, focusing on opportunities and positive outcomes; Respect for the differences, strengths, and potential in people; Stewardship of human, financial and natural resources; and Excellence in customer satisfaction and communication.
University Housing is an essential services provider and all University Housing employees are part of this commitment to our residents and guests. University Housing is unique from many other state agencies and university departments because we cannot close as our services must be maintained at all times.
English Proficiency Required - This position requires one or more of the following abilities: ability to speak, read, write, and/or understand verbal instructions in English
7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with occasional extended hours and on-call responsibilities, particularly during snow removal season.
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:
To apply online, applicants must submit their work history and references within the online application system.
Within the work history, please complete all fields, including dates of employment.
Please identify three professional references that will be able to speak towards your
performance in your current and/or most recent positions. University Housing requires
that at least two of the three references be either your current or most recent supervisors.
When listing your references to contact, please include the following information:
-Title of their position and relationship to you
Online applications must be received by 11:55pm on Monday, November 19, 2018.
Failure to submit complete application materials will result in ineligibility for this
position. A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists. The starting
rate for this position will be $16.00 or higher per hour, based on qualifications. Applications for this position may be considered for future vacancies within this department.
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: Oct 30 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Nov 19 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time