Depending on Qualifications
The minimum hourly rate for this position is $26.00, but is
negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including
generous paid time off, competitively priced
health/dental/vision/life insurance, tax-advantaged savings
accounts, and participation in the nationally recognized Wisconsin
Retirement System (WRS) pension fund. For a summary of benefits,
please see below for more information: University Staff: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/univstaff.pdf
Are you looking for a position where you can showcase your
leadership skills? Do you want to help Bucky keep UW-Madison campus
looking clean and safe? Then come join UW-Madison's Waste &
Recycling team today! This position operates large solid waste
removal trucks and heavy equipment to collect, transport, and dump
the institution's solid waste and recycling materials while
ensuring compliance with environmental and governmental laws on
what can/cannot be landfilled. As a Lead, you will be working with
campus partners on special projects, container placements, and
maintenance. You will have the opportunity to work with the Office
of Sustainability and our Zero Waste Team, because UW Madison is
proud to be among the leaders in the Big Ten in Recycling and
Composting. If you are motivated and want to be part of our winning
team, apply today!
Operates large solid waste removal trucks
and heavy equipment to collect, transport, and dump the
institution's solid waste and recycling materials while ensuring
compliance with environmental and governmental laws on what
can/cannot be landfilled.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- 25% Collects and transports waste, recycling, and compostable
materials and ensures materials are disposed of property based on
environmental and governmental laws and the institution's safety
and bio-hazard standards
- 20% Operates waste and recycling vehicles and other equipment;
and navigates vehicular, pedestrian, and bicycle traffic and
congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and parking lots
- 20% Inspects, maintains, and repairs vehicles daily based on
- 15% Identifies and reports all refuse containers and equipment
in need of repair or replacement
- 5% Coordinates crew placement, routes, vehicles, and securing
our waste and recycling grounds when unoccupied.
- 5% Operating snow removal equipment, cleaning snow away
assigned areas and around dumpsters.
- 5% Coordinates container placement and collection for special
events and projects.
- 5% Coordinates and execute a maintenance plan for containers
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
One year minimum of driving and operating heavy duty trucks with
Drivers License - Valid and Meets UW Risk Management
CDL - Commercial Drivers License
Forklift Operator Certification
We are hiring for 2 positions for the following schedules:
-6:45am- 3:15pm, Mon-Fri, rotating Sat 6:00am- 10:00am
-4:00am- 12:30pm, Mon- Fri, rotating Sat 6:00am- 10:00am
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
How to Apply:
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Applicants will be required to upload a cover letter and resume.
Applicants will also be asked to provide three references within
the application form.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE
Motor Vehicle Opr-Waste & Recy(FP066)
A71-FACILITIES PLNG AND MGMT/PP SVCS/WASTE & RECYCLE
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to, including but not
limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as
a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal
regulations and UW System policies. 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
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