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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: O4001 / Lead Mover
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 05

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.

Summary

Coordinates and schedules department moves and special events setups within the University. Assists movers in loading and unloading desks, chairs, files, tables, boxed materials, and other items. Routinely interacts with all constituents within the community. May work in research and/or patient care areas.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Schedules moves and movers.
  2. Loads and unloads furniture and related materials onto and off trucks, ensuring that appropriate padding and ropes are used to prevent damage.
  3. Locates and relocates desks, chairs, tables, bookcases, and other related office equipment and furniture.
  4. Arranges and sets up furniture and related items for classroom and special events use as instructed.
  5. Supervises the work of employees in supporting roles, including assigning workload and monitoring employee performance.
  6. May assist in various maintenance activities as required.
  7. Maintains records of work performed.
  8. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  9. Performs snow removal, as required.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

Distinguishing Characteristics

    Position requires: a) Coordinating and scheduling moves and/or special event set-ups; b) Supervising the work of other employees including assigning workload and monitoring performance; and c) Maintaining records of work performed.

Conditions of Employment

  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • CPR Certified.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the CWA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017