UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Location:  This position is located in Facilities Management at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

 

Salary:  Starting salary is between $34,598 to $45,000 per year, depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits.  A 12-month probationary period is required.  The pay schedule/range is 81-04.  This position is not represented by a bargaining unit.

 

Job Duties:  Under the supervision of the Director of Facilities Management, this position functions as the supervisor for stores, inventory, postal, shipping and receiving, supervising a team of Inventory Control and Shipping and Mailing positions.  This position manages the Central Stores/Maintenance inventory and all campus shipping, receiving, and postal services.  As a working supervisor, a portion of the position performs duties similar to the duties performed by the employees supervised.   

 

Special Notice: For a copy of UW River Falls campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwrf.edu/public-safety/resources/crime_report.pdf or call Public Safety at (715)425-3133 for a paper copy.  Must be able to obtain a valid Wisconsin driver’s license upon appointment.  A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates. 

 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Effective supervisory, problem solving, and leadership techniques required to supervise staff.  Knowledge of accounting principles required with knowledge of procurement policies and procedures.  Ability to read and understand computer program instructions, policies, and procedures and related documents and knowledge of computerized inventory/database programs and the ability to implement an effective program. Mathematical skills are necessary to perform accounting, inventory, pricing, and related activities.  Must be able to organize, delegate, and direct a variety of tasks and projects simultaneously; manage work duties by planning, prioritizing, scheduling, and expediting requests; ability to communicate effectively (oral and written); and have the interpersonal skills necessary to interact with coworkers, supervisor, other staff, and the public. 

How to Apply: To apply for this position, you will be required to complete an online exam.  Applying is a six-step process.  Step 1:  Log on to http://wisc.jobs.  Create an account or enable your existing account if you have applied for State jobs in the past. Note:  If you receive a security prompt when logging in, please click “yes.”  Step 2:  Search for the job announcement by clicking “Job Search” and “More Search Options.”  Enter 1005405 as “Keyword” and click “Search.”  Click on the blue job announcement title.  Preview and print the exam so that you can prepare your responses to the exam.  When completed, return to apply after your responses have been prepared.  Step 3:  Click on the “Apply Now” button at the top or bottom of the screen.  Review the information in the “My Job Application” making any necessary updates and click on “Submit Personal Information.”  Step 4:  Complete the information on the Employment Information and Preferences screen.  This must be completed to apply for this recruitment.  Once completed, click the “Update Employment Preferences.”   A resume required to apply for this position.  Follow the prompts to create a resume to upload an existing resumed click “Continue.”  Step 5:  At the “Application Detail” screen, click on the “View Exam Option” button, and the “Take Exam” button on the next screen.  Step 6:  Copy your answers into the exam and click “Save and Continue” at the bottom of every page.  When you are finished with the exam, click the 'Save and Finalize' button, and at the exam summary window, click the 'Finalize' button.  If you return later to update your exam, you must 'Finalize' again or your exam may not be considered."  Your responses to the questions are considered an examination and will be used to determine the eligibility for this vacancy.

NOTE:  We encourage you to prepare you answers in a Word document and then copy and paste.  This will speed up your time in the exam and prevent lost answers.  You will be asked to submit a resume at the time of application.  However, DO NOT submit a resume in lieu of the other required application materials.  Incomplete application/examination materials will NOT be considered. 

The deadline to apply on-line is Friday, November 19, 2010.  If you have questions or problems accessing the exam, please contact Deb Schwab at (715) 425-3221, e-mail debra.schwab@uwrf.edu.  Materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

 

POWER PLANT SUPERINTENDENT

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF), a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located on the eastern edge of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area in scenic west central Wisconsin. Year-round arts, cultural, and recreational activities and events are easily accessible from River Falls. The 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students at UWRF pursue degrees in four colleges: Education and Professional Studies; Arts and Sciences; Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Business and Economics.  UWRF provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, research, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunities for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued.  More information about UWRF can be found at: http://www.uwrf.edu.


Location:  This position is located in the Heating Plant within Facilities Management at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Salary:  Starting salary is between $46,451 to $66,500 per year, depending on qualifications, plus excellent benefits.  A 12-month probationary period is required.  This position is in pay schedule and range 81-03 and is non-represented.
 
Job Duties:  Under the supervision of the Executive Director for Facilities Planning and Management, this position has the direct responsibility to provide the entire campus with uninterrupted process and heating high pressure steam.  It is the charge of this position to run a complex steam generating facility at maximum efficiency, a maintenance program that keeps the plant up-to-date and in constant readiness and to direct the safety, training, discipline, and work quality of the plant personnel.  Documentation in the form of file and reports of the total plant operation is required.  This position is on call after hours on a rotational basis and will call in other employees as needed.
 
Special Notice: For a copy of UW River Falls campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwrf.edu/Police/CampusRecordsCrimes.cfm or call Public Safety at (715) 425-3133 for a paper copy.  Position requires final candidate to successfully complete a criminal background check.  Successful completion of a post-offer pre-employment screen prior to appointment and an authorization to drive a State vehicle are required. 

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  Ability to run a steam generating facility and to organize, communicate, delegate, discipline, and motivate plant staff.  Candidates will have knowledge of electricity, electronics, welding hydraulics, boiler maintenance, and blueprint reading and be able to work with project managers, contractors, and engineers.  Knowledge of DNR, EPA and OSHA rules and regulations are required.  Must be able to climb, crawl and bend through boiler opening to inspect and lift up to 50 pounds.  Candidates will have the visual acuity and manual dexterity to operate vehicles, equipment, and hand and power tools.  Must have the ability to send and receive information via computer. 

How to Apply:  To apply for this position, you will be required to complete an exam.  Applying is a six-step process.  Step 1:  Log on to http://wisc.jobs.  Create an account or enable your existing account if you have applied for State jobs in the past. Note:  If you receive a security prompt when logging in, please click “yes.”  Step 2:  Search for the job announcement by clicking “Job Search” and “More Search Options.”  Enter 1304348 as “Keyword” and click “Search.”  Click on the blue job announcement title.  Step 3:  Click on the “Apply Now” button at the top or bottom of the screen.  Review the information in the “My Job Application” making any necessary updates and click on “Submit Personal Information.”  Step 4:  Complete the information on the Employment Information and Preferences screen.  This must be completed to apply for this recruitment.  Once completed, click the “Update Employment Preferences.”  Step 5:  At the “Application Detail” screen, click on the “View Exam Option” button, and the “Take Exam” button on the next screen.  Step 6:  When you are finished with the exam, click the 'Save and Finalize' button, and at the exam summary window, click the 'Finalize' button.  If you return later to update your exam, you must 'Finalize' again or your exam may not be considered."

The deadline to apply on-line is Tuesday, November 12, 2013.  If you have questions or problems accessing the exam, please contact Deb Schwab at (715) 425-3221, e-mail debra.schwab@uwrf.edu.  Materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran status and membership in the national guard, state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or the State of Wisconsin. All persons, especially women, persons of color, and the people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.