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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7070
Occ. Group: 411.193  

Building Attendant

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 overseeing and/or making arrangements for meetings, luncheons, and conferences; identifies and notes building maintenance problems so they may be corrected; and performs related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Assigns duties to custodians such as arranging tables, chairs, etc.

Welcomes guests as they enter the building and checks ID cards for authorized entry when necessary.

Performs inspections of building and/or buildings.

Identifies problems such as weather leaks, broken equipment, lights out, heating, electrical, etc.

Writes and submits work order requests.

Inspects building for such hazards as slippery floors, fire hazards, etc.

Prepares and submits reports concerning maintenance repairs.

Performs equipment inventory on tables, chairs, dishwashers, china, eating utensils, etc.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of facility layout and locations.

Ability to be patient, attentive and dependable in dealing with people.

Ability to follow written and oral instructions.

Ability to work around flexible work schedules.

Ability to carry out work of a routine nature.

Ability to keep records and make routine reports.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the public and 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. 

  Date     Skill         Eval           
10/1/80     2      312011122

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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