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KA10 - Building/Grounds Specialist II

Band 2  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Coordinates and directs custodial, housekeeping or pest control activities.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Incumbents responsible for directing custodial activities do so through crew leaders.

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Plans work schedules, assigns tasks to housekeepers or custodial workers and reviews work to ensure that it was done properly.
Establishes and directs a program of insect and rodent control for the protection of personnel, patients, materials and facilities.
Inspects assigned areas to ensure cleanliness and sanitation.
Interviews and selects employees for custodial or housekeeping positions.
Trains new workers in the proper performance of their duties.
Counsels employees to correct inadequate job performance and resolve disciplinary problems.
Requisitions and issues equipment and supplies.
Maintains supply, leave and timekeeping records.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of how to properly carry out custodial, housekeeping or pest control tasks.
Knowledge of custodial, housekeeping or pest control standards and requirements.
Knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of employment.
Knowledge of personnel practices in state government.
Skill in the use of cleaning tools and equipment.
Ability to keep accurate written records.
Ability to plan, direct and review the work of subordinates.
Ability to train new employees in the proper performance of their duties.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

Experience in custodial, housekeeping or pest control work that is directly related to the area of employment.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

There are no minimum requirements for this class. Some positions may require a commercial driver's license.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Continuous)
Ability to climb. (Continuous)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work below ground. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Continuous)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Continuous)
Ability to bend. (Continuous)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to crawl while performing job functions. (Frequent)
Possess good grip strength. (Continuous)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Continuous)
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more, assisted. (Frequent)
Ability to carry objects on plane, on ladders, up stairs, etc., weighing up to 50 lbs, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to push/pull equipment carts. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to operate winches, come-alongs, jacks, etc. (Continuous)
Possess maintain dexterity in order to use hand tools, both manual and powered. (Continuous)
Ability to qualify physically for respirator use. (Continuous)

Additional New Requirements:
Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.


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