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Duke University Job Description


Job Code: 0722
Job Level: 02
Revised Date: 11/19/1987
Job Family: JF 19

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Occupational Summary

Monitor and participate in routine manual work in cleaning, servicing and stocking supplies in Duke University Buildings.

Work Performed

Monitor housekeeping activities in assigned area(s) to ensure proper cleaning, servicing and stocking of supplies, the completion of work schedules and supervisory instructions; reporting problems as necessary.

Perform housekeeping duties including, but not limited to, sweeping, dusting, polishing, mopping, vacuuming and trash removal.

Ensure all supplies, materials and equipment are available in assigned work area for proper performance of duties; report equipment malfunctions to supervisor. Assist in training employees in proper cleaning techniques and use of supplies, materials and equipment.

Report need for repair to equipment, furniture, building and fixtures. Perform duties supportive of the work described above.

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 Level


Work requires the ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions generally acquired through a partial high school education.



Work requires six months of cleaning experience.


Ability to perform physical tasks, including mopping, vacuuming, etc. is also required.





The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

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.