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Maintenance/Custodian Worker

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Maintenance/Custodian Worker
Classification Code 73210
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Maintenance/Custodian Worker
Position Number 130150
Pay Grade 3
Department Custodial Services, Housing - 40321
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; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Performs general custodial work including trash and recyclables removal, mopping and cleaning using chemicals and equipment, and general vacancy turnaround. Secondary functions include minor maintenance such as plumbing stop ups and leaks, checking student room status, answering and reporting alarms, and other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required Qualifications

Successful completion of eighth grade, high school graduation or GED preferred; two years custodial or maintenance operation; ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with others; ability to perform light to heavy manual labor; and ability to work various shifts including weekends and after business hours required. Position is primarily third shift. Must have a valid Driver’s License. Background check required.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date October 2012

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

-Performs general custodial work mainly in Centennial and Governors Hall.
-Cleans and maintains public area bathrooms, stairways, lobbies, laundry rooms, entrances
-Mopping floors, including floor machines
-Removing trash and recyclables within buildings. Picks up trash, etc. within building yard areas.
-Performing general vacancy turnaround in units as needed.

Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty

-Addresses urgent but non-skilled student work orders that occur between 11:30pm and 8:00am weekdays, including: Plumbing stop ups, flooding, cleaning issues, other maintenance such as minor leaks, problems with beds, locks, etc., answering and reporting status of alarms, checking room status, etc., and other duties as assigned.

Job Duty Type Secondary