Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 21, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228261-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Buildings/Grounds Supervisor this Groundskeeper position is responsible for dependable lawn maintenance, and acts as a lead person over student and limited term employees. Operate tractor driven rotary mowers and related landscaping equipment. Use and maintain various types of grounds equipment (end loaders, skid loaders, lawn mowers, lawn vacuums, tractor brooms, snowplows, sidewalk, chain saws, chipper, sanders, and road sanders.)

The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Physical Plant, is committed to the highest standards 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.

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:

None required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

No minimum years required

Additional Information:

Must be available for snow removal and overtime as neccesary. Physical work requiring lifting, bending, stooping and kneeling for extender periods of time.



Work Schedule:

7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Mon-Friday, 30-Min unpaid break

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. You will be asked to upload a copy of your cover letter and resume.

In your cover letter please describe your experience with:
1. Working outdoors
2. Motorized equipment
3. Landscaping
4. Snow removal experience

Starting pay is based on experience and qualifications, with a minimum starting rate of $11.75 an hour.


Cinthya Canicoba
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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:

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: .

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 21 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 17 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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