Employment Opportunities

Construction Worker

Department: Weatherization
Location: Independence, WI
Starting Wage: $24.00

Job Description:

Our Weatherization Program is hiring two construction workers for residential projects in Eau Claire, Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, and Clark counties. Our two-person crews are based out of Pigeon Falls and visit homes throughout our service area and perform a variety of weatherization services, including:


  • Installing sidewall and attic insulation (primarily blown-in)
  • Minor construction work
  • Air sealing, weather-stripping & caulking           
  • Installing dryer vents and bathroom vents
  • Site prep and cleanup

This position will assist in the installation of energy conservation measures and structural rehabilitation under the direction of the Construction Crew Supervisor.  The Construction Worker provides department support in actual hands-on capacity and to be an important liaison between the agency, the clientele it serves, and the public.

Western Dairyland is committed to employee wellness and work-life balance.  We have implemented a four-day 36-hour work week! The standard schedule is Monday through Thursday with the possibility of overtime. A valid driver’s license is required. Must meet Western Dairyland’s insurability requirements. The starting salary is $24.00 per hour based on experience. 


We offer a complete benefit package, including:

Vacation, personal leave, holidays, sick leave

  • 108 hours of annual vacation, increases every 5 years           
  • 25 hours of personal time off       
  • 10 paid holidays                                    
  • Sick leave accrued at 0.04615 hours per hour worked
    • approximately 8 hours of sick leave per month for full-time employees
    • maximum accrued sick leave of 432 hours          
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability agency paid

401(k) plan with up to a 6% match 

Employees can contribute immediately. After 1 year of employment, the agency will contribute between 3 and 6 percent, dependent on the employee's contribution.

Health Insurance - ICHRA

  • 90% premiums covered for individual coverage
  • 75% premiums covered for additional coverage needed
  • $3,750 deductible reimbursement for individuals and up to $6,500 reimbursed for family deductibles
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for both Health and Dependent Care

Dental Insurance

  • Single $36.67 per month
  • Family $108.20 per month

Additional Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program - fully paid
  • Basic Life Insurance - fully paid (plus additional group coverage amounts)
  • Flexible work schedule with generous accommodations for family, school, and volunteer commitments
  • Opportunities for continuing education, conferences, and classes
  • Employees have access to our Discount Marketplace
  • WDEOC is a qualified employer under the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

This position is open until filled. To Apply for this position:


       ‚óŹ    Send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at  hr@wdeoc.org 


Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  This agency is an equal opportunity employer. 



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