• Department ofCorrections
  • $42,165.00 -63,940.00/year*
  • Wausau, WI
  • Facility Maintenance
  • Full-Time
  • 242 N 56th Ave

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The Department ofCorrectionsis continuously accepting applications to fill full time and part time vacancies as they occur throughout the state.If you are interested inbeing considered for future openings, applyonline(see how to apply section below). Once you apply, your application will be kept on file for twelve months and you will be contacted for an interview if something comes up in that time that matches what you selected.


Current Vacancies (2019): WaupunCorrectional Institution, Dodge County;Columbia Correctional Institution, Columbia County;New LisbonCorrectional Institution,JuneauCounty; Taycheedah Correctional Institution,Fond du lacCounty;Racine Correctional and Racine Youthful Offender Facility, Racine Co.


The Department of Corrections administers Wisconsins state prisons, community correctional centers, and juvenile corrections programs. It supervises the custody and discipline of all prisoners in order to protect the public and seeks to rehabilitate offenders and reintegrate them into society.


For more information on the positions with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections, please watch our recruitment videos at

Position Summary:

The Facilities Repair Worker-Advanced is responsible for facility maintenance which includes preventive maintenance and minor repair of equipment and building components (i.e. walls, flooring, ceilings, doors, windows, and furnishings) and general grounds maintenance (i.e. snow plowing, landscaping, and lawn care.) The position provides supervision and training of inmates in mechanical maintenance and repair work assignments.


This position requires the ability to climb and work from ladders, scaffolding or hydraulic lifts. Also, the ability to work under unpleasant conditions such as dirty and dusty areas, extreme cold/heat and small or confined spaces. Moderate to heavy lifting will be required.


The Facilities Repair Worker-Advanced will be required to attend in-service and trainings and be available to respond to emergency call-ins when the need arises.

Special Notes:

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful permanent resident, an alien authorized to work in the U.S. without DOC sponsorship) at the time of application. The Department of Corrections will conduct criminal background checks on applicants prior to selection. Upon hire, all new DOC employees are subject to fingerprinting.


The Department of Corrections may conduct pre-employment drug screens. Any applicant who is offered employment in a position which requires a pre-employment drug screen must pass the screen as a contingency to employment. Applicants who fail or refuse the drug screen will not be given further consideration for employment.


Qualified applicants will have a current, valid driver's license.


All interested applicantscomplete the attached assessment to be considered for this position.

Qualifications: Basic understanding of building construction/repair concepts/techniques; mechanical repair and maintenance principles; janitorial and cleaning techniques. The ability to operate grounds maintenance equipment and general grounds keeping and landscaping methods and procedures.


Associated topics: automotive, diagnose, equipment, field service technician, maintenance mechanic, maintenance technician, malfunction, repair, troubleshoot, upgrade

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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