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Job Specification


 Under  direction  of a Crew Supervisor, M/W Building  Maintenance
 Workers  or  other supervisor in a state department, institution,
 or  agency,  may be assigned to work with mechanics,  carpenters,
 electricians, painters, plumbers, and steam fitters in the trades
 as  a  helper; cleans and maintains offices, furniture, building,
 and  grounds, and makes minor repairs; does other related  duties
 as required.

 NOTE: The  examples of work for this title are for illustrative
 purposes  only.  A particular position using this title  may  not
 perform all duties listed in this job specification.  Conversely,
 all duties performed on the job may not be listed.


 Inspects and determines cleaning and maintenance work to be  done
 and materials needed for such work.

 Takes the lead in sweeping, washing, cleaning, and waxing floors,
 in  washing  windows and woodwork, and in other work involved  in
 the  cleaning  of  offices, halls, living  quarters,  cafeterias,
 classrooms,   gymnasiums,  auditoriums,   kitchens,   lavatories,
 dormitories, and other units.

 Dusts,   waxes,  and  polishes,  desks,  tables,  chairs,  office
 equipment, and other furniture.

 Collects  and  disposes  of  waste  papers  and  refuse,   sweeps
 sidewalks,  and  removes papers, refuse, trash,  and  weeds  from
 outside grounds.

 Cleans   washrooms,  toilets,  sinks,  and  other   fixtures   in
 lavatories and kitchens and sees that clean towels, tissues,  and
 soap are available.

 Rearranges and relocates office furniture, records, and supplies.

 Dusts and cleans venetian blinds.

 Cleans, places, and replaces window and door screens.

 May   assist   in  erecting  and  dismantling  metal   and   wood

 May assist in firing boilers.

 May assist in snow removal.

 Periodically checks fuel and housekeeping supplies.

 Takes  the  lead  in  the collection, counting,  and  sorting  of

 Sees that doors are kept locked at the end of the work day.

 Washes blackboards.

 Sees  that  damaged  appliances,  equipment,  and  supplies   are
 reported and/or replaced.

 Oils,  greases,  and does other work involved in  maintenance
 of fans, vibrators, and deep therapy, infrared, and ultraviolet

 Replaces electric light bulbs and fuses.

 Repairs locks, window cords, venetian blinds, faucets, and  other

 Paints walls, woodwork, and ceilings.

 Obtains,   stores,   safeguards,  records,  and   properly   uses
 department equipment, materials, and supplies.

 Makes simple reports.

 Keeps records.

 In  the  Department of Human Services may be required to
 undergo Fire Training Classes.

 Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
 and/or manual recording and information system used by the
 agency, office, or related units.



 One (1) year of experience in the inspection, cleaning, and maintenance
 of furniture, fixtures, offices, and buildings.


 Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in 
 New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee
 mobility,  is necessary to perform essential duties of the position.


 Knowledge of problems and methods of inspecting and determining
 the cleaning and maintenance work to be done and the materials

 Knowledge  of  routines  and methods  effective  in  large  scale
 cleaning and maintenance work.

 Knowledge  of  problems  encountered and  materials,  tools,  and
 procedures  used  in  washing, waxing, vacuuming,  and  polishing
 tile, cement, linoleum, and other floors and woodwork, furniture,
 and fixtures.

 Knowledge of proper use and minor adjustment of sweepers, 
 vacuum cleaners, floor waxers and polishers, and other equipment.

 Knowledge of general safety precautions to be observed.

 Ability  to understand, remember, and carry out oral and  written
 directions,   and  to  learn  quickly  from  oral   and   written
 explanations and from demonstrations.

 Ability to work harmoniously with associates, superior officials,
 and with patients as well as members of the general public.

 Ability  to clean and wash windows, venetian blinds, blackboards,
 and  floors, to dust desks, chairs, tables, and other  furniture,
 to  wax and polish floors, to clean and wash toilets, sinks,  and
 other  lavatory  fixtures, and to do other work involved  in  the
 cleaning   of   offices,  halls,  living  quarters,   cafeterias,
 classrooms,  gymnasiums,  auditoriums,  lavatories,   and   other

 Ability to keep an assigned building, ward, units, or area  in  a
 clean, sanitary, and orderly condition.

 Ability  to obtain, store, safeguard, and properly use  equipment
 materials and supplies.

 Ability to observe safety precautions and to recognize and report
 potentially hazardous conditions.

 Ability to make simple reports.

 Ability to keep records.

 Ability  to  utilize  various types of electronic  and/or  manual
 recording and information systems used by the agency, office,  
 or related units.

 Ability  to  read, write, speak, understand, and  communicate  in
 English  sufficiently  to perform the duties  of  this  position.
 American  Sign  Language or Braille may  also  be  considered  as
 acceptable forms of communication.

 Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
 as  they  can  perform the essential functions of the  job  after
 reasonable  accommodation is made to their known limitations.  If
 the  accommodation  cannot be made because  it  would  cause  the
 employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.

This job specification is applicable to the following title code(s) which
are different work week or work month of the job class title:
Local or
Class of
51650SN4007N/AO0510 Month

This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.

MCK   4/07/2001