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Job Specification


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 Under direction of a supervisory official, performs varied simple
 and  moderately physically strenuous tasks involved  in  cleaning
 and  maintaining offices, furniture, buildings, and grounds;  may
 assist  in  making minor repairs to buildings or equipment;  does
 other related duties as required.

 NOTE: The definition and 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.


 Cleans   rooms,  offices,  cafeterias,  cottages,  other   living
 quarters, halls, gymnasiums, laboratories, auditoriums,  hospital
 wards, bathrooms, and restrooms.

 Dusts,  cleans, and polishes furniture, fixtures,  woodwork,  and

 Washes  and  cleans windows, sweeps, washes, strips,  waxes,  
 and polishes floors, and sweeps and vacuums rugs.

 May  make  minor  repairs to the heating, electrical,  and  other
 systems   of   varied   types   of   buildings,   and    services

 Assists   carpenters,  electricians,  painters,   plumbers,   and
 steamfitters  by  carrying tools and materials,  by  placing  and
 removing ladders, by cleaning up after work has been done, and by
 doing other varied tasks of a simple nature.

 Services coin machines and empties ashtrays and wastebaskets.

 May make beds and change household linens.

 May collect, count, and sort laundry.

 Distributes supplies.

 Keeps essential records and files.

 In  the  Department of Human Services, may be required to undergo
 fire training classes.

 When  necessary, moves and controls heavy equipment, carries  and
 sets  up  ladders  and scaffolding, and works  from  ladders  and

 When assigned, moves objects weighing about 50 pounds.

 Mops or scrapes sticky or heavy liquids from floors.

 Occasionally  works  on  ladders and scaffolds  to  change  light
 bulbs, replace venetian blinds, wash walls, and so forth.

 When assigned, moves heavy furniture, supplies, and equipment.

 Runs power cleaning equipment, cleans and oils the equipment, and
 changes brushes and accessories.

 May mow lawns, trim hedges, rake and burn leaves and refuse, trim
 driveway  and sidewalk edges using spades and hoes, shovel  snow,
 and spread sand or salt on icy surfaces to prevent slipping.

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


 Appointee 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


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

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

 Knowledge  of  how to make minor repairs to heating,  electrical,
 plumbing, and other systems.

 Ability  to  handle cleaning problems, lift and  move  moderately
 heavy objects, organize cleaning work, and develop work methods.

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

 Ability  to maintain a building, ward, laboratory, office,  unit,
 or area in a clean, hygienic, and orderly condition.

 Ability  to  follow safety precautions and to report  potentially
 hazardous conditions.

 Ability to work effectively with other employees.

 Ability to keep simple records.

 Ability  to  learn 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:
Local or
Class of
00929LN N/A01-

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