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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Custodian Lead Worker
Classification Code 71550
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Custodian Lead Worker
Position Number 131020
Pay Grade 3
Department Custodial Services - 40320
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

Work performed in cleaning and maintaining assigned areas, supervising other custodians as necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of cleaning methods, procedures and equipment Knowledge of and ability to understand Material Safety Data Sheets Knowledge of the material and equipment used in custodial and minor maintenance work Ability to supervise and inspect the work of subordinates Ability to carry out simple instructions Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees

Required Qualifications

Successful completion of the eighth grade Experience in related work

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date January 2003

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

May lead and supervise a crew performing custodial and related work

Supervises a crew performing custodial work or related projects

Sweeps,mops,strips, waxes and buffs stairs, corridors and floors.

Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture and draperies using vacuum.

Washes windows and walls.

Dusts and polishes furniture and cleans woodwork and surfaces.

Picks up paper and debris on grounds and in buildings.

Empties trash cans, cleans containers and transports trash to disposal area.

Makes minor repairs to building

Cleans bathroom walls, floors, showers and fixtures, and replenishes bathroom supplies.

Assists in training new employees

Sets up chairs, tables, bleachers and lays floor coverings for special events.

Replaces light bulbs, recycles bulbs and cleans light fixtures.

Cleans blinds, vacuums curtains and removes spider webs.

Locks and secures doors and windows, turns off lights, sets alarms and clears building of visitors, students or staff.
Washes outside porches and entryways.

Shovels snow and salts steps, entrances and walkways.

Blows leaves and debris away from buildings.

Lacquers doors and applies gym finishes.

Makes minor repairs to buildings, and maintains and makes minor repairs to equipment.

Cleans clogged drains and cleans flooded areas.

Moves furniture to clean, and moves furniture and equipment as requested by staff.

Cleans blackboards and erasers.

Removes and disposes of dead rodents.

Uses safety procedures to clean bodily fluids.

Works in other assigned areas as needed.

Makes list of needed supplies.

Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty

All incumbents are expected to perform these functions except for those qualifying under the Americans with Disabilities Act for a reasonable accommodation.

These functions may vary by institution.

Incumbents may provide backup to various functions within the unit.

May be required to perform related clerical tasks as assigned

Performs other work as assigned

Job Duty Type Secondary