Job description


Job no: 225491-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for assisting in the operations, maintenance and repairs for a set of buildings that are a part of University Housing Residence Halls, including the repairing and maintaining mechanical systems and equipment including, as well as, various electrical, minor plumbing and carpentry repairs. In addition to repairs, this position is expected to perform scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance actions on vehicles and equipment. This position is a member of the Residence Hall Facilities Maintenance team and is expected to work with and learn from others on the team.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- A driver's license which meets the UW Risk Management standards is required
- One year general maintenance experience in a commercial or large-scale residential environment preferred
- Demonstrated leadership experience preferred
- Experience performing routine vehicle maintenance preferred
- Experience operating snow plows, bobcats, or similar commercial snow removal machines preferred

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalist(s)

Physical requirements: Ability to lift 50 lbs. on a routine basis; Ability to walk, stand, lift, carry, bend, stoop and climb for the majority of each shift.



Work Schedule:

Schedule will be determined upon hire. Typical hours are within 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Schedule alterations as operations and position expectations demand. Provide after hours, weekend and holiday on-call coverage as directed or necessitated by the job.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $16.88 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume within the online application system by the deadline date listed.


Candidates who apply for this position may be considered for other or future vacancies within University Housing, including those which may have a different work schedule from what is posted in this vacancy.

University Housing may communicate with you about your application status using a text messaging service. To opt-out please reply "STOP" to text messages received or contact University Housing HR at [email protected] or 608-262-2766. Message and data rates may apply.


Caleb Georgeson
[email protected]
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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

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

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 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.

Applications Open: Sep 3 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:Sep 18 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 9/9/2020
Application Due: 9/18/2020
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