The Physical Plant Department employs over 160 staff in a variety of operational units and crews. Our unique technically-proficient and customer-focused staff are responsible for the repair, maintenance, operation and upkeep of over 5 million square feet of buildings and over 450 acres of grounds. Our staff keep all operating systems in good repair; make the campus a comfortable, safe and attractive place to learn, live, work and play; and respond quickly to the emergency maintenance and repair needs of the campus community.
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Check the UVM Jobs website for any current openings. Select "Physical Plant" department in the Search Postings menu.
Physical Plant staff are active members in professional facilities management associations including:
APPA: The Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers and its Eastern regional chapter ERAPPA.
We have twice hosted the regional Northern New England ERAPPA conference at UVM. Read about some of the awards our staff have received.
View photos of the Caring for UVM Mural which is located in the 4th floor corridor of the Waterman Building.