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Crew Member

Department: Weatherization
Location: Independence, WI
Starting Wage: $19.65

Job Description:

Our Weatherization Program is hiring two crew members 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 

The standard schedule is four 10-hour days (Monday through Thursday) with the possibility of overtime. Applicants should have two years of practical experience or a technical degree in Residential Construction or a related field. A valid driver’s license is required. Must meet Western Dairyland's insurability requirements. Must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

The starting salary is $19.65 per hour based on experience. 

We offer a complete benefits package including:

  • Vacation, personal leave, holidays, sick leave
  • 120 hours of vacation each year
  • 28 hours of personal leave each year
  • 11 paid holidays each year
  • Sick leave accrued at 0.05709 hours per hour worked
    • approximately 8 hours of sick leave per month
    • maximum accrued sick leave of 480 hours
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability agency paid 
  • 401(k) Plan with up to 6% match

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

  • 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 $34.92 per month
  • Family $103.04 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. 

To Apply for this position:

1) Complete an affirmative action form on our website

2) Complete an online application at or send a cover letter and resume to Jeremiah Segerstrom  at or Jennifer Olson at


The application deadline is Wednesday, November 9, 2022. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.  This agency is an equal-opportunity employer. 


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