“Factotum” first appeared in the Jack Black classic School of Rock. It since graduated to a movie of its own, starring Matt Dillon. That was the tipping point for me to look it up.
1. a person, as a handyman or servant, employed to do all kinds of work around the house.
2. any employee or official having many different responsibilities.
Random fact: Dirk gave me a copy of Bukowski’s “Factotum” for my 30th birthday. The inscription read something like “This is the life waiting for you if you ever drop out of my group.”