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There is a Custodian transfer opportunity available in Residence Life at University of Wisconsin- Whitewater for current state employees who are at or above the pay range for Custodian (03-08). The work schedule for this full-time, year-round position is Monday through Friday, 7:00a.m. – 3:30p.m. The position description is available below.

If you are interested in transferring as a permissive transfer candidate (current state employees in pay range 03-08 or counterpart) submit a resume with three supervisory/ professional references to Rebecca Rupnow, HR&D, 800 W. Main St., Hyer 330, Whitewater, WI 53190; email RupnowRD02@uww.edu; or fax 262-472-5668.


Cert #: 4233

Residence Life

This position is responsible for custodial duties in assigned areas of UW-Whitewater buildings and maintaining these areas in a safe and sanitary condition.  This position reports to the Custodial Services Supervisor and may work under the guidance of a Custodian Lead.  All duties are to be performed in accordance with organizational beliefs and values.  Regular attendance is an essential function of the job.  This position is designated at Level 1 for risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens.  All established safety rules and regulations must be followed and personal protective equipment must be worn when performing job duties requiring their use.   

80% A.Routine daily maintenance of resident buildings
A1. Clean restrooms, shower, and locker rooms and common areas.
A2. Empty wastebaskets and remove trash from buildings.
A3. Replenish supplies as necessary.
A4. Vacuum and spot-clean carpet.
A5. Sweep and/or dust mop floors.
A6. Wet mop or machine scrub floors.
A7. Clean hallways, stairwells, and drinking fountains.
A8. Maintain exterior spaces; entryways, walk off mats, ash urns and recycling centers.
A9. Wash walls, ceilings, inside windows, and entrance glass.
A10.Replace bulbs, clean light fixtures, diffusers.
A11.Other duties as assigned.

10% B.Performance of Related Duties
B1. Clean and maintain equipment and storage areas.
B2. Report needed maintenance or repairs via work request.
B3. Move furniture, equipment, supplies, etc. as required.
B4. Inspect exterior building entrances for trash and dispose of appropriately.
B5. Provide snow removal from building entrances, surrounding sidewalks, and recycling areas.  Salt areas as needed.
B6. Strip and refinish floor surfaces as needed.
B7. Shampoo all carpeted areas and clean entry mats.
B8. Drive University vehicles if authorized.
B9. Other duties as assigned.

10% C.Team Participation
C1. Function as member of a team in special custodial projects.
C2. Function as a team member in problem solving for custodial and other areas.
C3. Assist other department/employees as required.

This position participates in the Residence Life Custodial overtime functions.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers, staff, and students.
Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
Independently organize and prioritize workload.
Knowledge of commercial cleaning methods.
Knowledge of cleaning solutions and agents.
Knowledge of cleaning equipment and materials.
Ability to lift 50 lbs. correctly and safely.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to tolerate exposure to disinfectants, cleaning solutions, dust, odors, extreme temperatures, noise, heights, and slippery surfaces.
Ability to climb step ladder and stairs.