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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 9, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 236913-US
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Athletics, Custodial

Position Summary:

Work as custodial crew member for the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. The responsibilities may be rotated. The work assignments include: cleaning floors, restrooms, offices, locker rooms, training and weight facilities. Must have knowledge of the various supplies and equipment used for cleaning.

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:

1. Knowledge of institutional or commercial cleaning methods, techniques, cleaning supplies and equipment
2. General knowledge of the tools, equipment, and setups used with residential, meeting, and conference activities.
3. Basic knowledge of the activities and services necessary to efficiently provide services for residential, meeting and conference activities.
4. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow workers and station users and guests.
5. Ability to perform duties properly and efficiently under pressure of deadlines and with interruptions.
6. Must have the ability to work alone performing duties in assigned area (floor/building).

Additional Information:

1. Work Performed: Dust mopping and wet mopping floors and halls. Physical Demands: Mop buckets are normally 32-quart size. When filled 2/3 full of water they will weigh approximately 50 lbs. Must be able to lift/carry buckets filled to 2/3 capacity. Mopping requires considerable movement of arms, twisting and bending of back.
2. Work Performed: Manually, or by machine, strip floor finish and apply new floor finish. Physical Demands: Application of floor finish is similar to mopping demands. Operation of electric floor buffers involves considerable twisting of back. Must be capable of carrying 5 gallon cans of floor finish weighing approximately 47 lbs.
3. Work Performed: Scrub bathroom sinks, toilets, fixtures, floors and walls. Wash inside of windows and ceilings. Physical Demands: Duties require frequent bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, and use of arms above shoulder level. Frequent exposure to cleaning solutions, disinfectants and chemicals some which have strong odors. May be required to work from a stepladder.
4. Work Performed: Operate industrial vacuum cleaners and carpet extractors. Physical Demands: Considerable movement of arms and torso. "Backpack" vacuums, weighing approximately 15 lbs. are used on stairways.
5. Work Performed: Move supplies, furniture, file cabinets, tables and other equipment. Physical Demands: Carts or dollies available for moving some desks and equipment. Requires lifting, bending and twisting. Other supplies, furniture and items must be moved by hand. Some boxes of supplies weigh approximately 55 lbs., and can be as large as 22" X 18" X 19".
6. Work Performed: Pick up waste paper and recycling from offices, classrooms, labs and empty into outdoor rubbish containers. Physical Demands: Bending, squatting and twisting required to pick up paper and items from floor and from under furniture. Full waste cans (some which may be heavy) must be emptied into carts. Paper pick-up cart weighs approximately 50-60 lbs. when filled with paper. Cart must be lifted and emptied into a large rubbish container which is about 48" above ground level.
7. Work Performed: Climb ladders and replace light bulbs. Physical Demands: Agility is required to climb stepladder and work with hands above head. Six, eight and ten-foot stepladders are most common sizes in use.
8. Work Performed: Snow and ice removal from steps and sidewalks. Physical Demands: Hand shoveling of snow from steps and entryways. Requires lifting, bending and twisting. May be required to operate a snow blower. Must be able to work in winter weather conditions.
9. Work Performed: Cleaning and dusting floors, furniture, doors, radiators, desks, windowsills, chalkboards, etc. Physical Demands: Exposure to dirt, dust, and chalk dust.



Work Schedule:

5:00pm-1:30am, with additional evening and weekend hours as required when events occur.

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a resume. You will also need to provide three professional references.


Molly Rae
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. 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: Jul 9 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 9 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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