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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Supervisor
Classification Code 79501
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Supervisor
Position Number 134720
Pay Grade 7
Department Maintenance of Grounds - 40340
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 direction. Work performed in responsibility for maintenance of campus grounds, streets, and walks and performing related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and practices used in ground maintenance. * Knowledge of basic landscaping procedures. * Ability to plan a work schedule and assign duties. * Ability to direct and inspect the work of others. * Ability to demonstrate work methods when necessary. * Ability to maintain an adequate supply of supplies and tools. * Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees.
Required Qualifications

Graduation from a standard high school. Experience in ground maintenance, landscaping or related area. Possession of a valid Tennessee operator’s license as issued by the Tennessee Department of Safety.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date October 2005
Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty
  • Supervises the overall maintenance of campus grounds, streets, and walks which includes grass cutting, trimming, pruning, and spraying shrubs and trees, planting flowers, patching streets and parking lots, painting parking lines, and installing traffic signs.
  • Receives work orders and plans and assigns duties.
  • Demonstrates proper methods of performing tasks when necessary.
  • Checks work in progress and when completed.
  • Trains new employees.
  • Requisitions supplies and tools.
  • Performs other work as assigned.
Job Duty Type Essential