University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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Posting Details

Official Job Title CUSTODIAN
Working Title: CUSTODIAN
Position Number 00762668; 01516652; 01238471; 00810281; 00436964; 00881645; 00445770; 00048174; 01118405; 01511062; 00045191; 01408946; 00621455 (PT); 01152122; 00436961; 00275256 (PT); 00810283 (PT); 00702514 (PT); 01059096; 00551395
Division Finance and Administrative Affairs
Department B026803 Custodial Services
Position Type University Staff
Appointment Type Ongoing/Probationary
Pay Basis Hourly
Salary Grade 15
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Staff
UWM Description The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is Wisconsin’s second-largest university, with a unique dual mission of access and research to provide high-quality education for students from all backgrounds. UWM is one of 146 top research universities recognized as “R1” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Along with its main campus in Milwaukee, UWM has branch campuses in Waukesha and Washington County.
UWM celebrates, values and promotes the diverse voices and experiences of its students and employees and our community partners. We believe diversity enriches and strengthens our institution. UWM is committed to providing equitable access to opportunities for students and employees from every background. We aspire to create a campus climate that is welcoming to all. Learn more here:
School/College/Division Description Facilities, Planning and Management is committed to promoting respect and civility in the workplace. Our staff serves as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers, fellow faculty and staff members, students, and visitors. The mission of the department is to provide a safe, sustainable, and accessible physical environment that supports learning, research, working, living, and recreation. The organization supports the academic and strategic objectives of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with commitment and pride in everything they do.
Job Summary Primary responsibilities for this position is cleaning facilities, removing waste and recycling, and monitor building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours. Ensures cleanliness, orderliness, and safety in assigned areas.
Positions Available:
1st Shift – Monday – Friday (6:00AM – 2:30PM) Full-Time
2nd Shift – Monday – Friday (5:45PM – 9:45PM) Part-Time
Minimum Qualifications Applicants for this vacancy must:

  • Ability to stand and walk for full shift (either 4 or 8 hours)
  • Ability to frequently lift 10 lbs. with occasional lifting up to 30 lbs. unassisted
  • General knowledge of cleaning and floor care
Preferred Qualifications Highly qualified candidates will also have:

  • Previous cleaning experience in an office or school setting.
  • Documented experience using scrubbing, buffing, and carpet machines
Target Salary Range $15.00 an hour
Benefits and Total Rewards As part of UWM’s commitment to supporting the success of our team members through positive experiences, employees are provided with Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life. UWM offers a comprehensive benefits package and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees with a qualifying position also receive an extensive leave package including vacation, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday, and paid legal holidays. Please visit this link to view summary benefits information. (Compensation figures are for example purposes only.) UWM Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life
Application Instructions Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:

  • Resume
  • A document listing the names and contact information (phone and email) for two professional references

Candidate are also encouraged, but not required, to provide:

  • Cover letter addressing your education/experience as it applies to all minimum and preferred qualifications

Candidates who have been interviewed for a Custodian vacancy in Facilities Planning and Management within the previous six months will not go through a new interview process; their previous interview results will be reused for any new vacancies for which they are being considered. In the event you are named a finalist for this position, you will be notified that your interview results are being reused and of the outcome of the selection process.
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Finance & Administrative Affairs is required to conduct Post-Offer Pre-Employment screenings on all selected candidates for Custodian positions. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing the screening.
This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of 06/05/23. To ensure consideration, applications must be submitted by 06/04/23. Applications submitted after 06/04/23 may not be reviewed.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 06/05/2023
Position Contact Name Jose Gonzales
Contact Phone 414-251-6274
Contact Email [email protected]
Application Notes For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.
Legal Notices AA/EO Statement
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
Reasonable Accommodations
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact [email protected] or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
CBC and Reference Check Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see , or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.
Employment Authorization
In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Job Categories Custodial, Facilities/Maintenance

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