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University Union Facilities Technician

Position Information

WORKING TITLE: University Union Facilities Technician
POSTING DATE: February 1, 2024

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to Associate Director of Union Operations and inspects, maintains, and repairs basic equipment and facilities to ensure property meets established standards and to prevent further damage. Assists with construction, and operational maintenance as needed.

The University 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.

What You'll Do

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Utilizes equipment to repair and maintain standard machinery, equipment, and facility property to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation.
  • Perform preventative, diagnostic, and repair work on specialized food service equipment & facilities.
  • Performs routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness.
  • Troubleshoots, escalates, and documents issues according to established policies and procedures.
  • Receives, inspects, inventories, and distributes deliveries to appropriate entities under general supervision.
  • Assists trades, crafts, vendors, and technical staff with construction, design, and operational maintenance as needed.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years of professional work experience in building operations, facility management, custodial care, and equipment repair
  • Experience providing preventive, diagnostic, and repair work on commercial equipment
  • Demonstrated attention to detail in work environment
  • Possession of or eligibility to obtain a valid driver's license upon appointment


  • Professional experience working in a University or College environment
  • Experience working on food service equipment
  • 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, Maintenance Tech


  • Must be able to lift and maneuver items up to 50 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

The Successful Candidate

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, University staff appointment, however, part-time hours will be considered. The work hours for this position will be 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The University Union is open weekdays, weekends, and holidays and schedules may need to be adjusted to perform duties to accommodate Union & Dining operations. 

This position requires that the employee have a valid WI driver's license and may be required to travel off-campus occasionally.

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.

Compensation and Benefits


Hourly salary range of $23.00 to $25.00.

This position will earn an additional $0.80 per hour for all weekend hours worked, as well as all 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 to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.


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 "University 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

Application Deadline

Please submit application materials by Sunday, February 11, 2024.

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.