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Buildings & Grounds Superintendent - Deadline: July 24, 2014

Job Announcement Code(s): 14-02984

Contact: Chee Lee, UW Colleges Human Resources, chee.lee@uwc.edu

The full-time position is responsible for directing the physical plant operations of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, UW-Manitowoc campus. The physical plant includes 3 main buildings of 125,000 sq. ft. plus 1 outbuilding of 2,000 sq. ft. The campus is situated on 40 acres, located in the City of Manitowoc. The position supervises 6 skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled permanent classified employees, plus Limited Term Employees and student employees when available and other agency/contracted staff and volunteers. Within the team-oriented culture of the campus, the supervisor actively participates in the daily maintenance, repair and custodial work of the physical plant department.

 Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of building codes and standards relating to fire safety, plumbing, electrical, elevations, etc.

• Knowledge of methods, materials and equipment used in building constructions, remodeling and maintenance.

• Knowledge of occupational safety and health precautions and regulations.

• Capacity to plan, set priorities and organize the work of a complex physical plant operation involved in

construction, remodeling, maintenance and repair, grounds keeping and custodial services.

• Knowledge of basic principles and practices of business management and general administrative

management and supervision.

• Understanding of mechanical principles, equipment, tools, methods and techniques used in the

operation of physical plant, including mechanical systems, power plant, water and electrical distribution,

air conditioning and other building systems.

• Human relations skill, judgment and self-discipline in relating to subordinate and constituents.

Please complete the required online exam. Applying is a 7 step process.

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The deadline to apply is Thursday, July 24, 2014. If you have any problems with the exam, please call the Office of State Employment Relations' help desk at (608) 267-1012. Their hours of operation are Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Application materials will be evaluated and those qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

Employment is contingent on establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.The University of Wisconsin Colleges is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to diversity and inclusiveness among its employees and in its programs, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities.

The University of Wisconsin Colleges is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to diversity and inclusiveness among its employees and in its programs, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities.

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The Campus

UW-Manitowoc is one of the 13 freshman-sophomore campuses that make up the UW Colleges as part of the University of Wisconsin System (http://uwc.edu/). The UW Colleges provide a freshman-sophomore liberal arts education and emphasize excellence in teaching in a variety of formats

UW-Manitowoc is located just east of I-43 and south of the downtown Manitowoc area and on the shore of Lake Michigan. UW-Manitowoc is a commuter campus with an enrollment of just over 500 students, including full and part time with a mix of traditional and non-traditional students.

It is located on the shore of Lake Michigan in northeastern Wisconsin, within driving distance of Milwaukee to the south, Green Bay to the northwest, and Appleton (Fox Valley) to the west.  Abundant cultural and recreational and cultural activities can be found in the Great Lakes and immediate area. For more information go to www.manitowoc.org or www.co.manitowoc.wi.us/.

More information about the UW Colleges may be found at uwc.edu.  More information about UW-Manitowoc can be found at manitowoc.uwc.edu.

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