Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 231242-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: FP&M/PP O&M/LOCK SHOP
Location: Madison
Categories: Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance

Position Summary:

This technical locksmith position is performed under close supervision of the Locksmith Shop Supervisor, Physical Plant, UW-Madison. Duties include: Experience and knowledge of cutting edge high security lock cylinders. Maintain up-to-date computerized key and lock records, repair locks, install locks and security devises, and repair safes and vaults.

The Locksmiths are responsible for the security of approximately 300 buildings with an excess of 400,000 lockable doors on the Madison campus. This includes some of the most elementary and sometimes antiquated locks to the most complex, state-of-the-art and highest security systems available today. They include computerized card readers, Marlok systems, and FOB activated systems. The locksmith's are responsible for updating and filing of more than 40 to 50 thousand pattern keys and many more filed on computer system.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Physical Plant, is committed to the highest standard of customer relation's 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 member

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:

High School diploma

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

No minimum years required



Work Schedule:

M-F 8:00am- 4:30pm

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $17.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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

Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.


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: 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: Feb 3 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Feb 26 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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