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Career Opportunities

Facilities Management

Union Facilities Technician

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Posting Date

3/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Union Facilities Technician
UW System Title:  Facilities Repair Worker-Advanced

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Associate Director – Union Operations. The Union Facilities Technician is a member of the University Union operations staff with the primary responsibility of maintaining the University Union & Dining equipment, furniture, and building facilities. This position will perform proper preventative maintenance, building & equipment repairs and assist in the replacement of items as needed. This position will work to create a safe and inclusive environment for all UW Green Bay students where all feel a sense of place and pride.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Manage all needed maintenance and repair of the specialized commercial kitchen equipment, furniture, building systems, rooms and spaces
  • Support building operations that provide assistance to visitors with accessibly needs including entrances, bathrooms, food service area, and offices
  • Coordinate with campus Facilitates personnel and outside contractors to ensure equipment is in good working order at all times
  • Maintain accurate records of repairs utilizing the TMA and recommend replacement as needed based on useful, equipment effectiveness, and efficiency
  • Perform common work on University Union facilities (patching, finishing & painting)
  • Ensure the RO and Water Softening systems are in good working order maintaining and management filter replacements, salt supplies, and all necessary equipment adjustments
  • Perform routine facility inspections
  • Perform preventative maintenance on all existing equipment
  • Periodically review the Union’s emergency systems and work with vendors to ensure proper working conditions
  • Coordinate elevator preventative maintenance & annual inspections for Union
  • Document equipment service history and maintain proper repair logs
  • Perform preventative maintenance on general building equipment systems
  • Ensure the University Union Dock area is kept clean and not used for long term storage, including the outside of the facility
  • Coordinate Union service agreements with vendors to ensure efficient and effective operations through equipment life cycles
  • Troubleshoot, escalate, and document issues according to established policies and procedures
  • Assist Union leadership with support for internal building project planning and execution
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area where equipment, tools and parts are inventoried and cataloged
  • Maintain a current list of vendors and vendor contacts
  • Utilize appropriate tools to repair and maintain standard machinery, equipment, and University Union property to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation
  • Identify any building safety issues and work to address concerns in a timely fashion


  • High school diploma or equivalent at time of application
  • 3 or more years of professional work experience in building operations, facility management, custodial care, and equipment repair
  • Possession of or eligibility to obtain a valid driver's license upon appointment
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver items up to 100 lbs alone or with the assistance of others
  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time and be able to walk around the building

  • Professional experience working in a University of College environment
  • Experience working with the TMA Systems for managing work orders
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technology
  • Trade experience in plumbing, electrical, HVAC, or Maintenance Tech

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

Position is a full-time (100%) University Staff appointment.  The work hours for this position will be 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.

A criminal conviction investigation and pre-work screen examination will be conducted on the finalist(s).  A six-month probationary period is required for this position. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Hourly salary range of $17.00 to $18.00

This position would earn an additional $0.60 per hour for any weekend hours worked and an additional $0.45 per hour for any hours worked between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.

This position is not exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

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: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Union Facilities Technician"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: 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. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Human Resources
Phone: (920) 465-2390
Email:  jobs@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, April 13, 2020.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.