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Characteristic Routine Work


This is routine manual labor associated with the daily cleaning of buildings.  Employees in this job classification are under immediate supervision and perform various duties requiring moderate physical strength.  Typical routine duties include, but are not restricted to, dust mopping, sweeping, wet mopping, vacuuming, dusting, waxing, cleaning restrooms, removing trash, and simple operation of basic mechanical cleaning equipment.


Examples of Routine Work:

                Dust mops, sweeps, wet mops. Spray buffs floors

                Vacuum clean rugs and carpets-.

                Scrub and clean restroom fixtures and keep restroom supplied with towels, soap

                & other items

Dust and clean walls, door, windows, woodwork and other above floor surfaces

Dust, clean, and polish furniture

Clean elevators and stairwells

Keep simple records and make simple reports.

Notify Supervisor of equipment and facilities needing repair of replacement.

Replace accessible light bulbs

Perform related work as required and instructed

Secure buildings

Characteristic Non-Routine Work


This is manual labor associated with the recurring, but non-routine cleaning and maintenance of buildings.  Employees will be under immediate supervision and will perform various tasks requiring moderate physical strength.  This work is normally of the project type nature.


Examples of Non-Routine Work:

Stripping and refinishing floors

Scrubbing floors with machines

Vacuuming furniture and drapes

Window washing

Wall washing and vacuuming

Wall, vent, and radiator washing

Light fixture vacuuming and washing

Waste receptacle washing

Various duties related to student registration

Snow shoveling and removal

Carpet shampooing

Related work as required and instructed

Set up rooms for conferences, lectures, and special events

Move furniture



Required Knowledge’s, skills, and abilities:

Knowledge of cleaning methods, materials, and equipment

Ability to perform manual tasks requiring moderate physical strength

Ability to operate mechanical cleaning equipment

Ability to follow simple oral and written instructions in the conduct of the job

Ability to establish and maintain working relations with Supervisors, fellow workers and students

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