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Distinguishing Characteristics: Maintenance Career Progression

Distinguishing Characteristics: CUSTODIAL MAINTENANCE Career Progression

WORKER SPECIALIST SENIOR
Nature of Work
  • Perform routine custodial maintenance functions in designated areas in support of University facilities
  • Use detailed methods within established guidelines
  • Influence limited to context of position
  • Perform a comprehensive array of general custodial maintenance functions in designated areas in support of University facilities
  • Use detailed methods within established guidelines
  • Influence work processes
  • Use judgment in applying maintenance processes within established guidelines
  • Perform a comprehensive array of general to specialized custodial maintenance functions and serve as lead worker in designated areas in support of University facilities
  • Influence work processes and operations
  • Use judgment in prioritizing work and applying maintenance processes within established guidelines
Expertise
  • Perform cleaning/custodial functions in assigned outdoor, public, residential or academic area
  • Use cleansing agents, disinfectants and related cleaning materials; may prepare mixtures with supervision; may prepare items for high temperature sterilization
  • Use various hand/cleaning tools; operate routine to specialized equipment; may perform basic repairs and area maintenance and may remove snow/ice
  • Replenish or replace cleaning supplies; may transport supplies to work area
  • May move furniture and equipment and may use hand trucks, platform trucks and related equipment
  • Use desktop applications for informational purposes
  • May operate University vehicle on/off campus
  • Use familiarity with area guidelines
  • Perform cleaning/custodial functions in assigned outdoor, public, residential or academic area
  • Use and prepare and/or test cleansing agents, disinfectants and related cleaning materials; may prepare items for high temperature sterilization
  • Maintain and operate routine to specialized equipment, hand and power tools related to work area; perform basic repairs and area maintenance and may remove snow/ice
  • Replenish or replace cleaning supplies; may transport supplies to work area
  • May move furniture, staging or equipment and may use hand trucks, platform trucks and related equipment
  • Maintain and complete work activity, equipment or inventory records, reports and documents; use desktop applications
  • May operate University vehicle on/off campus
  • Use comprehensive knowledge of area guidelines
  • Perform and serve as lead worker for custodial and related functions in assigned outdoor, public, residential or academic area
  • Monitor conditions and report cleaning, maintenance or equipment needs
  • Make recommendations for improvements in productivity, safety, tools and equipment
  • Maintain and operate specialized small and large equipment; use hand and power tools related to work area; perform basic repairs and area maintenance and may remove snow/ice
  • Oversee custodial equipment and supplies, stock and transport supplies to work area
  • May move furniture, staging and equipment and may use hand trucks, platform trucks and related equipment
  • Maintain and complete work activity, equipment or inventory records, reports and documents; use desktop applications
  • Operate University vehicle on/off campus
  • Use comprehensive knowledge of area guidelines
Interaction
  • Execute work order requests
  • Participate in area safety training; may observe and report areas of risk
  • Refer service requests to lead worker and/or supervisor
  • Demonstrate cleaning techniques to less skilled employees
  • Execute, respond to, interpret and verify completeness of work order requests
  • Participate in area safety training; observe and report areas of risk
  • Communicate with customers & document service requests
  • Assist with coordination of work assignments
  • Assist in training less skilled employees
  • Execute, respond to, interpret and fulfill work order, special cleaning and set-up requests
  • Participate in area safety training; observe and report areas of risk
  • Communicate with customers & document service requests
  • Coordinate assignments, work schedules and special event coverage
  • Train less skilled employees
Supervision
   
  • May provide functional supervision to designated employees and/or affiliates
Conditions
  • Lifting of up to 62.5 lbs. occasionally
     Pushing/pulling up to 70 lbs. occasionally
  • Specific physical requirements may apply based on specific job functions
Minimum Qualifications
  • Elementary school education required
  • Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain, and driver's check may be required
  • High school education, one year experience, and basic ability to read, write and speak English required
  • Ability to successfully complete ten-hour OSHA training on construction, safety and health issues
  • Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain, and driver's check may be required
  • Basic computer skills required
  • High school diploma, one to two years' experience, and ability to read, write and speak English required
  • Ability to successfully complete ten hour OSHA training on construction, safety and health issues
  • Valid Vermont driver's license or ability to obtain, and driver's check required
  • Basic computer skills required

Last modified May 08 2009 08:02 AM