Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 14, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 223594-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Custodial, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance, Other

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Grounds Supervisor, this position works as a member of the UW-Madison, Grounds Asphalt/Concrete Construction Crew. Primary asphalt duties involve inspecting, maintaining, repairing, replacing, and constructing new asphalt structures to include all the asphalt roads, parking lots, and bike paths on the UW-Madison Campus. Follow blueprints to proper size and grades required for forming grade surface and new construction of existing asphalt for proper grade, crown, and pitch. Prepare for proper sub-base and compaction. Primary concrete duties include inspecting, maintaining, repairing, and installing new concrete sidewalks, curbs, steps, pads, etc. Remove old material, set forms to grade, pour concrete, and finish surfaces as necessary. Install and maintain outdoor signs and fences, and participate in the snow removal operation.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Physical Plant, Grounds Department, is committed to the highest standard of customer relations principles for its customers, fellow staff members, students, and visitors. Staff will serve as role models by practicing exemplary behaviors when working with customers and fellow staff members. This position will function as a work team leader directing co-workers in job related duties.

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:

Must be available for snow removal and overtime work as necessary.

Must possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License with air brake and tank endorsement(s) at hire, and maintain ability to drive State of Wisconsin vehicles.

Must possess a Class A Commercial Driver's License with air brake and tank endorsement(s) within six months of hire.

Physical work requiring lifting, bending, stooping and kneeling for extended periods of time.

Facilities Planning & Management (FP&M) will require Post-Offer Pre-Employment screenings on all selected candidates.

Must be available for snow removal and overtime as necessary.

Please Note: FP&M is unable to provide sponsorship for this position



Work Schedule:

6am-2:30pm, Monday through Friday, 30 min unpaid lunch break

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $18.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

Starting pay is based on experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting rate of $18.00 an hour.

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter. Applicants must also provide the contact information for 3 references.

In your cover letter please describe the following:
1. Your experience with snow removal, and working outdoors.
2. Your experience with landscape installations. (i.e. grading, seeding, sodding) Please include professional or personal experience.
3. Your experience with motorized equipment and handtools.
4. Your experience with hardscape installations. (i.e. asphalt, concrete, block walls, or flat block)


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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: Oct 14 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 2 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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