job description

Position Overview:

Applications are being accepted from qualified candidates for a full-time Custodian position at the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Rice Lake Campus. This position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks required to maintain the cleanliness, good order, and secure conditions of the campus. Applicants must attend qualifying testing in order to be considered for the position.


Core hours will be 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm and in a rotation schedule for Saturday coverage.

All applicants must attend the testing session at the WITC Rice Lake Campus on Monday, June 3rd at 1 pm. Testing will be administered in Room 210. Please bring your drivers license for test registration. By submitting an application, your seat is reserved at the testing session.

Required Core Abilities:

WITC seeks to employ individuals with talent, commitment, enthusiasm, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to:

  • Assess own learning and progress toward established personal and professional goals.

  • Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

  • Communicate effectively in personal and group settings.

  • Contribute to a diverse, respectful, and inclusive working and learning environment.

  • Effect change and demonstrate flexibility and positive leadership.

  • Acquire and apply technology to working and learning.


1. Two years work experience in custodial/ maintenance field required.

2. Ability to establish and maintain effective team relationships and provide excellent customer service.

3. Ability to read and understand labels and directions.

4. Knowledge of and familiarity with cleaning methods, chemicals, and floor finishes.

5. Ability to use hand tools and possess mechanical aptitude to do small repairs.

6. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds; bend, twist, stoop and climb ladders on a repetitive basis.

7. Willingness to work weekends and irregular schedules.

8. Candidates must pass qualifying tests. Testing session at the WITC Rice Lake Campus on Monday, June 3rd at 1 pm in Room 210.

9. Must have valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands:

Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds; bend, twist, stoop and climb ladders on a repetitive basis.

Job Description:

  • Rearrange classrooms, offices, labs, conference centers, and meeting rooms

  • Set up and take down rooms following written and verbal instructions

  • Properly remove/transport equipment and furniture, etc., to storage facilities

  • Oversee the assistance of call staff and/or work study students as assigned by supervisor.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and customers.

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude

  • Demonstrate good human relations skills in dealing with internal and external customers

  • Work cooperatively with peers

  • Project appropriate image in accordance with dress guidelines

Perform general housekeeping duties of facilities:

  • Dust furniture

  • Vacuum carpeting

  • Sweep floors

  • Clean windows

  • Paint walls, doors, etc.

  • Make minor repairs to furniture, cleaning equipment and changes to facilities, including minor carpentry.

  • Assist, when assigned by the supervisor, in the maintenance, repair, and adjustment of equipment.

  • Assist in the establishment of a preventative maintenance program and service items as necessary.

  • Assist in the renovation and repair of facilities:

  • Move walls

  • Painting/refinishing

  • Recovering floors

  • Installing/removing doors, locks, windows, etc.

  • Exercise good judgment in identifying and reporting problems with the following:

  • Heating systems

  • Water pressure systems

  • Temperature regulation

  • Exercise independent judgment in performing the following duties:

  • Proper application of chemicals for

  • sanitation of restrooms, labs, kitchens

  • cleaning, stripping, and refinishing floors

  • shop cleaning

  • waste receptacles

  • general cleaning, i.e., walls, chairs, etc.

  • pest control

  • Proper utilization of cleaning equipment

  • vacuum cleaner

  • carpet extractor

  • power scrubber/buffer

  • Properly dispose of waste/recyclables in accordance with procedures

  • Collection of recyclables

  • paper

  • metals

  • petroleum products

  • Disposal of waste in proper containers

  • Recognize and properly apply safety procedures relating to job duties

  • Rectify safety hazards

  • Utilize proper safety procedures

  • Report safety hazards on equipment or facilities to supervisor

  • Comply with college guidelines, policies, procedures and training requirements in performance of job duties (i.e., forklift training, Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazardous Materials)

  • Utilize appropriate technology for communication purposes (email, voicemail, e-time, office communicator, Schooldude)

  • Perform facility security duties in accordance with established procedures including weekend and holiday building checks.

  • Secure all doors and windows

  • Test and set entrance alarms

  • Test fire/freeze alarms

  • Test and set motion detector equipment

  • De-alarm and open facilities and classrooms as per written/verbal instructions

  • Complete records

Perform grounds keeping duties

  • Mow lawn

  • Properly remove snow

  • Properly remove litter from grounds

  • Assist in landscaping, i.e., trees, shrubs, flowers, and hedges

  • Properly apply chemicals, i.e., fertilizers, pest controls, herbicides

  • Perform shipping/receiving duties as necessary

  • Unload, distribute or store in proper location

  • Complete, sign, route paperwork to proper authority or supervisor

  • Maintain inventory of consumables

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

  • As assigned, assist food service workers in busing food and refreshments to conference center or other activities/events.

  • Assist in setup of special events for the campus and/or student organizations/groups.

Posting Date: 05/14/2019

Testing Date: 06/03/2019

Testing Time: 1 pm

Testing Place: WITC Rice Lake Campus Room 210

Closing Date: 5/31/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Your application will be considered complete when we have received a completed online application, a cover letter addressing all of the qualifications for this position, and a resume. Original or copies of official or unofficial college transcripts will also be helpful in our determining who the best candidates are to be interviewed. Please note that original transcripts will be required prior to any job offer being made. If you have any questions on the transcript requirements, Human Resources can be contacted via email at

Please mail transcripts, if unable to scan, to Human Resources:


505 Pine Ridge Drive

Shell Lake WI 54871

Please note: the College reserves the right to extend time limits or re-initiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Weeks per year: 52 weeks per year

Hours per week: 40 hours per week

Salary Hiring Range: FY19 Custodial Wage Range Table $16.38/hour

Benefit Information: Health Insurance

Flexible Spending Account

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Long Term Disability Insurance

Wisconsin Retirement


Personal Leave

Sick Leave - Personal and Family

Life/AD&D Insurance

Professional Development

403b Tax Sheltered Annuity/Match

More detailed information online at

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contact information

business: WITC
address: 1900 College Dr.
Rice Lake, WI 54868
phone: 715-234-7082 (Call Now)