Cert #: 4254

Facilities Planning and Management

Posting Date: 7/26/2013

There is a Custodian transfer opportunity available in Facilities Planning & Management at University of Wisconsin- Whitewater for current state employees. The work schedule for this full-time, year-round position is Monday through Friday, 5:00a.m. – 1:00p.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 Stephanie Hartmann, HR&D, 800 W. Main St., Hyer 330, Whitewater, WI 53190; email hartmans@uww.edu; or fax 262-472-5668.


This position is responsible for housekeeping duties in assigned areas of UW-Whitewater buildings and maintaining these areas in a safe and sanitary condition.  This position will report to the Custodial or Maintenance Supervisor and works under the guidance of a Custodian Lead.   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.   

75% A. Routine daily maintenance of academic buildings
A1. Clean restrooms, shower, and locker rooms.
A2. Clean classrooms, whiteboards and trays, erasers, etc.
A3. Clean and dust office areas.
A4. Empty wastebaskets and remove trash from buildings.
A5. Replenish supplies as necessary.
A6. Vacuum and spot-clean carpets..
A7. Sweep and/or dust mop floors.
A8. Wet mop or machine scrub floors.
A9. Clean hallways, stairwells, and drinking fountains.
A10. Clean and sweep entryways and walk off mats; empty ash urns.
A11. Wash walls, ceilings, inside windows, and glass building entrances.
A12. Replace bulbs, clean light fixtures, and replace diffusers.
A13. Open and secure buildings/rooms as assigned.

15% B. Performance of Related Duties
B1. Clean and maintain equipment and storage areas.
B2. Report needed maintenance or repairs to supervisor 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 and surrounding sidewalks.
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 team in special projects (i.e. relamping, tarping floors, seasonal cleaning).
C2. Function as a team member in problem solving for custodial and other areas.
C3. Assist other department/employees as required.
C4. Perform set-ups and tear downs involving movement of equipment and workshops, sports events, etc.
C5. Clean areas between events.

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.
Ability to work independently.

This description attempts to indicate the kinds and types of responsibilities given to this position and shall not be construed as defining all specific duties and responsibilities of this position.  It is not intended to limit or modify the right of supervisors to assign, direct and monitor the work of their employees.  Statements of employee duties are not intended to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of responsibility.

For UW-Whitewater campus safety information, crime statistics, and annual security report, visit: www.uww.edu/StdRsces/focus/report.html

UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.