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Company: University of Wisconsin - Parkside
Location: Kenosha
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that's unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one's future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.

UW Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career and is part of the UW System. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer good benefits and an opportunity to get involved in community projects and employee engagement activities. We are certainly proud of its diverse student body in the UW System. We work together to help our students, staff and faculty thrive. Find out why Parkside is where you belong.

Position Title: Custodian

Employment Type: Full time, University Staff, Non-exempt

Reports To: The Custodial Services Supervisor

Pay Range: $31,200 - $41,600

Two Positions:

  • Sunday - Thursday, 6am - 2:30pm

  • Tuesday - Saturday, 6am - 2:30 pm

    The custodian cleans facilities, removes waste and recycling, and monitors building security and safety by performing such tasks as locking doors after operating hours. Ensures cleanliness, orderliness, and safety in assigned areas.

    Essential Job Functions

    Essential Job Functions

    Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Utilizes basic equipment and supplies to clean assigned facility areas and remove waste and recyclables
  • Monitors and secures facility interior and exterior entrances and reports issues to appropriate entities
  • Maintains organization of supply areas and equipment, documents inventory, and requests additional supplies as needed
  • Documents and reports repairs, violations, and pest control needs
  • Maintains clean and clear walkways to ensure they are free of debris, litter, snow, and ice

    The Facilities Management Department is a key part of the University that ensures the campus roads are clean, that utilities like water and electricity are operating effectively and efficiently, and that our campus is clean and beautiful. The work environment for this position is predominantly indoors. Exposure to dust, odors, moving mechanical parts and noise is common.
    Job Description:



    Key Qualifications:

    • Education - H.S. Diploma Preferred
    • Demonstrated experience with basic cleaning and disinfecting best practices
    • Demonstrated experience with the use of custodial cleaning equipment
    • Demonstrated experience with the use of snow removal equipment

      Salary and Benefits

      Salary and Benefits

      Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
      The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
      Benefit Details:
      Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator:

      Application Process

      Application Process


      Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
      STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
      (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
      (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
      STEP 2: Submit application materials
      Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

      • Resume
      • References

        Review of Applications
        Applications received by 6/21/2024are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.
        You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
        Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.
        In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.

        Legal Notices and Important Information

        Legal Notices and Important Information

        Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
        Note: Criminal Background Check - The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a "disparate impact" and is not "job-related and consistent with business necessity" in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
        UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO 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. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
        It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
        In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin . Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
        Transcripts will be required upon hire.

Keywords: University of Wisconsin - Parkside, Kenosha , Custodian, Other , Kenosha, Wisconsin

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