Classified - Discretionary Transfer Notice - Custodian Residence Life (1st shift)

Code: 102 Posted: 02/04/2015

The University of Wisconsin Parkside currently has two vacancies for Custodians on 1stshift in Residence Life. One position is scheduled from 8-4:30 pm Monday through Friday. The second position is scheduled from 8-4:30 pm Tuesday through Saturday.

These are classified, full-time, non-represented positions.

Job Duties: The primary responsibilities for the custodian position is: maintenance of residence halls and furnishings; maintenance of custodial equipment and supply closets; performing detailed cleaning as needed; recognizing and taking appropriate corrective action; performing required routine maintenance and preparation for special events. A complete position description can be found here and here.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The Custodian position requires many physical activities and excessive mobility. Abilities include the physical strength and stamina to perform necessary work; lift up to 75 lbs; bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push/pull objects of various size, shovel; move furniture, walk long distances; and work on your feet for extended periods of time. In addition, Custodians must know proper methods, materials and equipment used in a variety of building cleaning, sanitizing and preservation work; perform repetitive tasks; be able to use basic computer applications including email; read work and equipment instructions, schedules and warning signs; learn from oral instruction by listening and asking questions; learn new equipment, functions and processes; work within a team environment and get along professionally with others including staff and students.

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 Beverly Graves in Human Resources at 262-595-2090 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

How to Apply: Interested, eligible internal candidates may apply by sending the following materials no later than 02/17/15:

Current resume
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 Beverly Graves 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: Beverly Graves

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2693

Contact Email:

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