Vehicle Equipment Technician II
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 20181 Posted: 09/25/2023

UW Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career and is part of the UW System. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer good benefits and an opportunity to get involved in community projects and employee engagement activities. We are proud to have the most diverse student body in the UW System and work together to help our students, staff and faculty thrive. 

Position Title: Vehicle Equipment Technician II

Employment Type: Full time – 40 hours/week, University Staff, Non-Exempt

Reports To: The Vehicle Equipment Technician II will report to the Facilities Manager.

Pay Range: Starting at $39,520

This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair and some operation of automotive, grounds and other specialized equipment. The person filling this position will perform engine tune-ups, replace and adjust engine parts, and make repairs associated with a preventative maintenance program. Work is performed under the guidance of the supervisor.

Essential Job Functions
  • Inspects, maintains, and repairs complex parts and systems for small, automotive, and large-engine vehicles and equipment under general supervision to ensure optimal and safe operation
  • Identifies and troubleshoots complex vehicle and small-engine issues and collaborates with work unit staff to resolve issues
  • Documents completed maintenance and repairs according to established policies and procedures
  • Serves as a point of contact for individuals providing information and updates about vehicle and small-engine maintenance and repairs
  • Education – High School diploma is required
  • Successful candidates will have experience and skills with small engines, lawn & garden equipment, snow removal equipment, Bobcat equipment, and emergency generators.

This position is part of the Facilities Management Department which is responsible for the maintenance of campus buildings, grounds and equipment.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator:  

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 10/9/2023 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amber Marzette
Available Until: 10/24/2023

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