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Building Services Foreman - Facilities Services

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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Building Services Foreman - Facility Services (Multiple Positions Available)

Regular, Full-time - Market Range 06

The University of Tennessee, Facilities Services Department of Custodial Operations is accepting applications for a Building Services Foreman. The department provides services to Academic and Athletic Facilities.


The person in this position coordinates, supervises and participates in the care, cleaning and general housekeeping of assigned areas as well as making sure adequate supplies are in inventory.  The person awarded this position, will have the responsibility of making work assignments, reviewing the work of designated personnel, and assisting with the training of new personnel.

    Computer savvy: Word, Excel, campus, email, and Microsoft.Ability to climb ladders.Ability to read, and follow oral and written instructionsAbility to operate power equipment: scrubbers, buffers, extractors, etc.Ability to accurately evaluate building cleanliness, efficient personnel use, and employee performance.Ability to direct employees. 

Required Qualifications:

Valid Tennessee Driver’s License

5 years of custodial experience with 1 year of supervisory experience

Applicant should be clean and neat in appearance.  This position requires physical work. 


Applicant must be willing to participate in the FS Facilitating Successful Leaders program; a 6-month probationary period that provides the employee with clearly defined expectations and supervisory feedback that is designed to develop and support successful leaders within Facilities Services.

Job: Other Services Jobs
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Fs Operations
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 1, 2023, 12:41:21 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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