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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7295 

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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 general labor and maintenance duties. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Moves, places, and/or arranges furniture, tables and chairs, piano, projector, etc. in assigned locations.

Loads and unloads trucks.

Unpacks or uncrates materials.

Collects and dumps trash.

Operates moving equipment such as floor dollies, two-wheelers, floor jacks and fork lifts.

Performs miscellaneous duties.

Cleans and straightens work area.

May trim, cut, rake, etc. lawns and shrubbery.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to exert muscular force repeatedly or continuously over time.

Ability to perform routine tasks.

Willingness to work until job demands are met.

Ability to lift and carry heavy equipment.

Ability to attend to details including numbers.

Ability to make precise arm/hand movements. 

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. Grade school education; good physical condition; ability to follow oral directions; ability to follow written instructions; valid driver's license preferred. 

Date         Skill          Eval            
5/1/83          1     1310131140

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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