POSITION: A full-time university staff position is available in Facilities at the Barron County Campus beginning as soon as possible. The working title for this assignment is Facilities Repair Worker with an official title of Facilities Repair Worker – Advanced. This is an expected-to-continue assignment which requires a six-month probationary period. The expected hourly hiring salary will be $21.15/Hr.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Basic understanding of building construction/repair concepts/techniques; mechanical repair and maintenance principles; janitorial and cleaning techniques. The ability to operate grounds maintenance equipment and general grounds keeping and landscaping methods and procedures.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: experience with electrical, plumbing, carpentry, vehicle maintenance. demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
DUTIES: The Facilities Repair Worker-Advanced is responsible for facility maintenance which includes preventive maintenance and minor repair of equipment and building components (i.e. walls, flooring, ceilings, doors, windows, and furnishings) and general grounds maintenance (i.e. snow plowing, landscaping, and lawn care.) The position provides supervision and training of other employees.
This position requires the ability to climb and work from ladders, scaffolding or hydraulic lifts. Also, the ability to work under unpleasant conditions such as dirty and dusty areas, extreme cold/heat and small or confined spaces. Moderate to heavy lifting will be required.
The Facilities Repair Worker-Advanced will be required to attend in-service and trainings and be available to respond to emergency call-ins when the need arises.
THE UNIT: The unit of Facilities consists of 4 staff members
UNIVERSITY AND RICE LAKE COMMUNITY:
UW – Eau Claire, Barron County is located along the winding Red Cedar River on approximately 110 acres of partially wooded land. Six buildings comprise the campus including a gymnasium and Fine Arts Building. Located an easy one-hour drive from Eau Claire, the college is located in the thriving city of Rice Lake. This community of approximately 10,000 people boasts of its indoor hockey, curling and swimming facilities, enclosed shopping mall, national retail stores, and downtown business area.
The Blue Hills recreation area, just east of Rice Lake, is an excellent location for hiking, mountain biking, fishing, snowmobiling and downhill and cross-country skiing.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job–postings/. You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the “Click here to Register” link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your “User Name” and “Password” and select “Login.” Click the link to the Facilities Repair Worker – Advanced position (Job ID # 16711) and then click the “Apply Now” button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
• Letter of application
• Names and contact information for three references
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To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by October 23nd, 2020. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to 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. §. 19.36(7).
The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf).
UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing
diversity, equity, and inclusion.