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East Tennessee State University

Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

Title Code: 7025 

Occ. Group: 413.059 

Assistant Maintenance Supervisor

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;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in administrative duties within the maintenance department; supervising workers of a lower classification during the absence of the supervisor and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Supervises and assists personnel engaged in cutting grass, trimming or pruning shrubs and trees, planting flowers, and a variety of other tasks associated with building maintenance and landscaping.

Performs work of a semi-skilled or unskilled nature when necessary.

Performs various clerical tasks.

Orders, receives, and processes maintenance equipment, mail, and other supplies.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of business English and arithmetic.

Knowledge of methods and principles of supervision.

Knowledge of materials and equipment used in building and ground maintenance work.

Ability to operate assigned equipment.

Ability to perform a variety of clerical tasks.

Ability to direct the work of others.

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

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. Graduation from a standard high school including or supplemented by courses in typing. Considerable experience in building and grounds maintenance with some clerical and supervisory experience. 

  Date     Skill         Eval        
5/2004      7      533323122

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.

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