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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7265 

Occ. Group: 411.015 


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 keeping private home clean and orderly, doing light yard work, and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Dusts furniture and floors, cleans bathroom and bathroom fixtures, and vacuums floors and carpets.

Washes and irons clothes and puts them in proper place.

Washes dishes and keeps kitchen neat and orderly.

Vacuums swimming pool.

Pulls weeds, trims grass and waters shrubs.

Makes lists of needed home repairs and notifies proper person.

Serves at parties, receptions, etc.

Performs related work as required. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of procedures and practices and use of equipment involved in housekeeping for a family.

Knowledge of light yard work involving the use of some simple hand tools.

Knowledge of the proper operations to maintain an easy flow of activity in the house.

Knowledge of the proper procedures for serving at parties and receptions.

Ability to operate equipment involved in housecleaning.

Ability to do light yard work.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions under guidance and direction.

Ability to serve at various social functions.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the family 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. Experience in house cleaning. 

Date         Skill         Eval           
10/1/80        2     132022113

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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