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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 131220
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

Employees in this class are under general supervision in the Mini Dome. Sweeps, mops, and buffs stairs, corridors and floors throughout athletic facilities; Vacuums and cleans carpets; Washes windows, polishes furniture, and cleans woodwork; Picks up paper and debris on ground; Empties trash cans and cleans containers; Cleans bathroom walls, floors and fixtures and replenishes bathroom supplies; Performs all set ups and tear downs of all events in athletic facilities; Performs cleaning task for all athletic facilities i.e. soccer stadium, baseball, softball; Provide Fire Watch duties as required; Sets up and clean up of projects and events such as workshops, athletic events, concerts, and registration; Operate fork lift truck in a safe manner; Install basketball floor, tarps, and chairs as required; Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to interpret oral and written directions in English; Climbing- ladders, steps, scaffolds. Crawl, bend, twist, squat, and kneel, Lift and pull 50 lbs on a repetitive basis, Ability to read schematics, Ability to perform all duties in compliance with all applicable safety codes, Ability to operate tow motor and turf machine. Have knowledge of the material and equipment used in custodial and minor maintenance work. Have knowledge of cleaning methods and procedures.

Required Qualifications

Eighth grade education required. 2 years experience in maintenance or custodial operations required. Worker is required to obtain fork lift operation certificate within 30 days of appointment. Must have a valid Driver License.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2007
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

-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.
-Cleans bathroom walls, floors, showers and fixtures, and replenishes bathroom supplies.
-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.
-Washes outside porches and entryways.
-Locks and secures doors and windows, turns off lights, sets alarms and clears building of visitors, students or staff.
-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
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Duty Type Secondary