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East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 6140 

Occ. Group: 

Lockshop 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 supervising lock shop. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Plans and assigns work load.

Inspects work of subordinates.

Compiles reports on records.

Orders shop equipment.

Compiles OSHA and grand master key reports.

Inspects doors and related hardware for code compliance.

Represents division at planning conferences.

Makes emergency calls when required.

Works as a locksmith when necessary.

Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of lock mechanisms.

Administrative and supervisory ability.

Knowledge of safety codes and standards pertaining to design and hardware of lock systems.

Ability to work with numbers and other numerical operations.

Ability to operate machines and tools of the locksmith trade. 

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. Must meet bonding requirement; high school graduate or equivalent; Vo-tech diploma or certificate of completed training as a locksmith plus 2-5 years experience; supervisory experience preferred. 

Date         Skill          Eval          
5/2004        9      624232413 

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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