Title Code: 7140
Occ. Group: 411.861
 

CUSTODIAL FOREMAN                                                        Skill Level:      4         

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt                                                         IPEDS:         705

 

EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
DIVERSITY
of people and thought is respected;
EXCELLENCE
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
EFFICIENCY
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and
COMMITMENT
to intellectual achievement is embraced.

JOB PURPOSE

 

Work performed in supervising a group of custodians in cleaning activities and performing related work as required.

 

CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

(Essential functions for this position are on file in the Office of Human Resources for your information.) 

 

-          Supervises custodians in sweeping, mopping, waxing, dusting, and general custodial duties

-          Inspects work for meeting cleaning standards and service requirements

-          Delivers and directs the use and maintenance of cleaning equipment and supplies such as towels, tissue and soap

-          Schedules, assigns duties, and conducts training programs for new personnel

-          Coordinates set-up and cleaning activities for upcoming events such as workshops, and concerts

 

SUPPLEMENTAL FUNCTIONS

 

-          All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation.

-          These functions may vary by institution.

-          Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit.

-          May be required to perform related clerical tasks as assigned

-          Performs other work as assigned

 

DIRECTION RECEIVED

 

Employees work under general supervision.  Advice and guidance are available from the supervisor as needed for complex issues or exceptions to policy.

 

DIRECTION GIVEN

 

N/A

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

 

High school diploma or GED;  progressively responsible experience in custodial work


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND WORKER CHARACTERISTICS

 

-          Knowledge of the principles and methods of supervision

-          Knowledge of cleaning methods and procedures

-          Knowledge of applicable Material Safety Data Sheets

-          Knowledge of the care and maintenance of equipment used in custodial work

-          Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions

-          Ability to plan and direct the work of others

-          Ability to follow instructions

-          Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely

-          Ability to train new personnel and coordinate the efforts of a work crew

-          Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS/SPECIAL CONDITIONS

 

Specific working conditions, physical demands and special conditions relative to this position are on file in the Office of Human Resources for your information.

 

 

Date                  Skill            Evaluation

5/2004                 4            422212122

 

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.