Job no: 237070-US
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
University Housing Custodians maintain clean and safe environments
on the UW-Madison campus. This includes working independently in
vacant and occupied residence halls and apartments, dining
facilities, a childcare facility, and other Division of University
Housing grounds and buildings.
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
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
Degree and Area of Specialization:
No Degree Required
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
- 3 months of previous cleaning, custodial, hospitality, or related
experience within an academic, commercial or residential
- 6 months of previous continuous employment preferred.
A criminal background check will be conducted on all
University Housing hires for various types of Custodian positions
across the University of Wisconsin - Madison campus. Candidates and
the hiring manager will talk further about the available positions,
work schedules, and specific requirements of current openings at
the interview stage.
Some University Housing Custodian positions may have additional
- English proficiency with the ability to speak, read, write, and
understand verbal instructions
- A valid driver's license, or a valid driver's license which meets
UW Risk Management standards
The worker must be able to perform the following physical job
demands throughout the workday with or without a reasonable
accommodation. A reasonable accommodation is a modification to the
job, an employment practice, or the work environment that permits
the employee to perform his or her job duties successfully, without
causing significant difficulty or disruption in the workplace, or
posing a health or safety threat.
CONTINUOUSLY (>67%): Maintain postural balance while standing,
walking, and performing job duties; possess ability to see with or
without corrective glasses.
FREQUENTLY (34-66%): lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist level;
lift up to 50 lbs. from waist to shoulder level; push/pull and
carry less than 50 lbs.; reach greater than 18 inches horizontally;
reach below knee level and reach to shoulder level; ability to
stand, walk, stoop, crouch, squat and climb ladders or stairs;
possess ability to use hands for power grip and pinch with forearms
in various positions.
OCCASIONALLY (6-33%): lift up to 20 lbs. above shoulder level;
reach above shoulder level; kneel; hear at close and far distances,
and communicate with others.
RARELY (0-5%): lift up to 100 lbs. from floor to waist level; lift
up to 50 lbs. above shoulder level; push/pull and carry greater
than 50 lbs.; sit or crawl.
Multiple vacancies may be available. Schedule will be determined
Schedule for 2nd shift positions is primarily 3:00pm - 1:30am, with
10 hour shifts on a two-week rotating schedule. Schedule will be
determined upon hire.
Applicants for this position may be considered for other future
openings in the Custodian title, including those with different
Schedules for 1st shift positions are primarily 8 hour shifts,
Monday through Friday, set between the hours of 7:30am - 4:30pm.
Some flexibility may be available for different workdays, shift
lengths, and/or start times. Schedule will be determined upon
Schedule alterations as operations and position expectations
demand. Afterhours, holiday work, and weekend work may be required
as scheduled and operationally needed.
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit either a resume or a University Housing work history
document within the online application system.
The University Housing work history document is available to
download at https://www.housing.wisc.edu/jobs/career/
Candidates who apply for this position may be considered for other
or future vacancies within University Housing, including those
which may have a different work schedule from what is posted in
University Housing may communicate with you about your application
status using a text messaging service. To opt-out please reply
"STOP" to text messages received or contact University Housing HR
at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-262-2766. Message and data rates may
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
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
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. 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
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
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