Title Code: 7490
Occ. Group: 331.940
Skill Level: 3
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
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
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.
Work performed in routine safeguarding of property and facilities against any loss or danger.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Makes periodic rounds of buildings and grounds in an assigned area to watch for prowlers, fires or any other cause that could result in loss, damage or danger to persons or property.
Checks and gives directions to visitors.
Maintains daily activities log.
Checks water and steam pipes for leaks.
Writes simple reports pertaining to loss, damage or danger.
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
Employees work under general supervision. Advice and guidance are available from the supervisor as needed for complex issues or exceptions to policy.
Completion of the tenth grade required
Knowledge, Skillies, Abilities and Worker Characteristics
Knowledge of the appropriate steps to be taken in case of fire, theft, or illegal entry.
Knowledge of rules and regulations regarding state buildings and grounds.
Knowledge of the physical complex of buildings and grounds to be guarded.
Knowledge of basic safety and accident prevention methods.
Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to follow a predetermined course of action.
Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to lift light and heavy weights.
Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public, the students and 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 3 332012113
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.