Job Announcement Code(s): 12-04911

Classification Title(s)/JAC:CUSTODIAN 12-04911
Job Working Title(s):Custodian
Type of Employment:Full Time (40 hrs/week)
Part Time (less than 40 hrs/week)
Evening 2nd Shift (3pm to 11pm or similar hours)
Evening 3rd Shift (11pm to 7am or similar hours)
Salary:Starting salary is $11.284 per hour plus excellent benefit package; schedule/range 03-08. A six month probationary period is required.
Contact:Kathy Schwab, HR Assistant, 608-342-1176,
Bargaining Unit:Non-Represented
Area of Competition:Open
Deadline to Apply:01/13/2013
Exam Information:89161 - 028 CUSTODIAN
Preview Exam

UW-Platteville is currently accepting applications to fill future Custodian vacancies for full-time and/or part-time first, second, and/or third shift positions. This list will be used to fill vacancies that occur between January 1, 2013 and June 30, 2013.

Job Duties:
Custodians maintain the overall appearance and cleanliness of their designated work areas. Areas of responsibility include: chemically cleaning restrooms, hallways, and classrooms; maintaining all floor surfaces including mopping, buffing, vacuuming, shampooing, and finishing; cleaning windows; cleaning furniture; assisting with room setup as required; stocking restrooms and custodial work areas with necessary supplies and products' waste and recycling removal; and snow removal and salting of building entrances.

Special Notes:
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Employment will require a criminal background check.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull objects up to 50 pounds on occasion. Have physical stamina--be able to bend, stoop, kneel, move furniture, climb ladders, and work on feet for long periods of time.

How To Apply:
Apply online in WiscJobs. Click on "Log In" to access your existing WiscJobs account and complete a Job Search for key word 1204911 and click on "Apply Now" at the top or bottom of the screen. Applicants new to WiscJobs will need to create an account to complete an initial application then continue to apply online. You will be directed to respond to two questions confirming that you have read the duties described in this job announcement and expressing interest in applying for Custodial positions as UW-Platteville. After you have answered these questions, click "Finalize Exam" to submit your application for this job.

Rankings will be assigned by a computer-generated, random numbering process.

Application and examination materials must be completed and finalized by Sunday, January 13, 2013. After you have finalized your exam, you will be sent an email by the system confirming that your exam has been completed.

If you need assistance with the application process, contact Kathy Schwab at (608) 342-1176 or

Wisconsin State Government is an equal opportunity employer operating under an approved affirmative action plan. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.