Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America's leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.
Occupational SummaryPerform routine manual work in cleaning, servicing, and stocking supplies in Duke University buildings.
Work PerformedClean and service assigned areas in University buildings and maintain sufficient stock and supplies for the proper performance of these duties.
Sweep, mop, buff and spray buff floors and vacuum rugs and carpets in assigned area as needed.Clean rest rooms, offices, and replenish supplies.
Wash windows, walls and other assigned areas. Pick up trash, empty garbage containers, and remove all trash to area for disposal.Sanitize all trash containers as necessary to meet Health Department requirements.
Maintain a running log of all calls received and all baggage placed in storage room.Pack, unpack and assist in receiving, issuing and transporting materials; report needed items for reorder.
Aid in transferring various items between departments and throughout the University. Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.
Required Qualifications at this LevelEducation/Training:
Work requires the ability to understand and follow instructions generally acquired through a partial high school education.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.