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KA20 - Building/Grounds Supervisor I

Band 4  


State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Coordinates and directs the activities of a custodial, groundskeeping or maintenance staff.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Incumbents function as line managers of custodial, groundskeeping or physical plant activities. Incumbents perform administrative and supervisory tasks, rather than hands-on custodial, groundskeeping or maintenance tasks.

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, organizes and prioritizes work activities, assigns tasks to workers and allocates equipment and materials to accomplish assigned tasks.
Communicates expectations and standards of performance to subordinates and reviews work to ensure that it was done properly.
Confers with employees and other agency staff to resolve problems.
Plans and conducts periodic inspections and schedules preventive maintenance of facilities and equipment.
Interviews and selects personnel.
Oversees training of new and existing staff.
Orders equipment and materials.
Maintains records and prepares reports regarding work activities.
Prepares budget estimates based on anticipated needs for equipment, materials and personnel.

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, groundskeeping or maintenance tasks.
Knowledge of custodial, groundskeeping or maintenance standards and requirements.
Knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of employment.
Knowledge of personnel, procurement and budgeting practices in state government.
Knowledge of the concepts and techniques of on-the-job training.
Ability to keep accurate written records.
Ability to prioritize and make the optimal use of personnel, materials and equipment.
Ability to plan, direct and review the work of subordinates.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

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

A high school diploma and custodial, groundskeeping or maintenance experience directly related to the area of employment.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A high school diploma and three years custodial, grounds keeping or maintenance experience directly related to the area of employment.

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. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb and work from ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Continuous)
Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Frequent)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)
Ability to lift and carry weights of 50 lbs. or greater, a distance of 20 feet, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift and carry weights of 100 lbs. or greater, assisted. (Frequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 15 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to materials weighing 50 lbs. or more, from ground level to truck beds, unassisted. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to control movement of power operated equipment, i.e. polishers. (Frequent)
Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use. (Continuous)
Ability to push/pull carts, mowers, etc. (Frequent)

Additional New Requirements:
Some positions require ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license.
Some positions require successful completion of DHEC certification as a commercial pesticide applicator.


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