Title Code:    7321
Occ. Group:  
 

MAINTENANCE/CUSTODIAN WORKER

 

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.

DEFINITION

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in cleaning and maintaining assigned areas; set-up, break-down, and clean-up for projects and special events; and performing other related duties as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

- Sweeps, mops, and buffs stairs, corridors and floors.

 

- Vacuums carpets.

 

- Washes windows, polishes furniture, and cleans woodwork.

 

- Picks up paper and debris on ground.

 

- Empties trash cans and cleans containers.

 

- Ability to understand Material Safety Data Sheets.

 

- Makes minor repairs to building.

 

- Cleans bathroom walls, floors and fixtures and replenishes bathroom supplies.

 

- Performs set-up and clean-up duties for projects and events.

 

- Performs set-ups and tear-downs for events in athletic facilities.

 

- Performs other related duties as assigned.

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

- Knowledge of cleaning methods and procedures.

- Knowledge of the materials and equipment used in custodial and minor maintenance work.

- Ability to understand Material Safety Data Sheets.

- Ability to operate a forklift in a safe manner.

- Ability to follow simple instructions.

- Ability to communicate effectively.

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Successful completion of the eighth grade; two years custodial or maintenance operation experience.

  Date     Skill         Eval            
7/13/10     3         132023213


 

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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.