Classified Discretionary Transfer - Custodians (1st / 3rd)

Code: 067 Posted: 09/12/2014

The University of Wisconsin Parkside currently has four vacancies for Custodians – two (2) openings are on 1st shift and two (2) openings are on 3rd shift.

These are classified, full-time, non-represented positions. Job Announcement Code 13-01799.

Job Duties: The primary responsibilities for the Custodian position is: maintenance of campus buildings and furnishings; maintenance of custodial equipment and supply closets; perform detailed cleaning as needed; and recognize problems and take appropriate corrective action to perform required routine maintenance. The complete Position Description is available ( here ).

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The Custodian position requires many physical activities and excessive mobility. Required qualifications are eighteen years of age or successful completion of a recognized high school level general education development test. Previous custodial experience preferred. Ability to read written directions without assistance.

Salary: Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement or voluntary demotion transactions. Pay will not be less than the minimum of the 03-08 pay range, $11.511/hour. A six month permissive probation period may be required.

Special Notes: Information regarding campus safety and creating a bias free environment is available on our website at Printed copies of the information are available from UW-Parkside Police and Public Safety, 262-595-2455, Tallent Hall, Room 188. Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an application. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin System Administration to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who are applicants for employment or employees.

Who is Eligible: Current or former State employees with transfer/voluntary demotion/reinstatement eligibility at or above the following counterpart pay ranges are eligible to apply for this position:

  • Administrative Support – Pay Range 02-08

  • Blue Collar & Non-Building Trades – Pay Range 03-08

  • Security and Public Safety – Pay Range 05-08

  • Technical – Pay Range 06-08

  • Engineering – Pay Range 14-15

  • General Broad Band – Pay Range 81-05

If you are unsure of your pay range, please contact Deborah Pierre-Louis in Human Resources at 262-595-2263 or Employees who are At-Risk or who have been laid off and have restoration rights may also apply (must provide a copy of your At Risk letter).

Area of Competition: Employee Referral Service/Transfer/Demotion/Reinstatement/Open

How to Apply: Interested, eligible internal candidates may apply by sending the following materials no later than Wednesday, September 17, 2014:

  • Letter of interest/cover letter stating the shifts you are interested in working (an email will be accepted)

  • UW-Parkside application

For your privacy and protection, please do not include your social security number. This information may be required at a later date but is not necessary to process your application for initial consideration.

Attention materials to Deborah Pierre-Louis by e-mail to, or fax to (262) 595-2693 or mail to UW-Parkside Human Resources, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53141.

Contact Name: Deborah Pierre-Louis

Contact Phone: 262-595-2263

Contact Email:

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