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Date: Nov 13, 2021

Location: CRESTVIEW, FL, US, 32539

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Requisition No: 257161 

Agency: Department of Corrections


Position Number: 70022747 

Salary:  $26,540.54- $31,400.20 annually 

Posting Closing Date: 12/13/2021 


***Anticipated Vacancy*** 

Please call (850) 593-9653 if there are questions about this position. 

Plumber - 70022747

This advertisement is for a Career Service position located at Okaloosa Correctional Institution in the Maintenance Unit.



This working position is responsible for the installation and repair of plumbing and associated systems, LP Gas supply, Waste Collection and Potable Water necessary to operate a major institution. This position will also provide on the job training to those inmates he/she supervises in plumbing and associated systems.

The incumbent in this position is responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Reading all blueprints related to tasks assigned.
  • Following approved methods and procedures, provisions of all required local, state or federal codes, tool, safety and established security procedures.
  • Performing repairs and preventive maintenance as directed by the Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Completing assigned activities.
  • Organizing and scheduling work to be performed and requisitions necessary supplies to ensure completion of tasks in a timely manner and adheres to the maintenance of the institution.
  • Preparing reports of progress and performance for assigned inmates for the use by the inmate’s classifications team in measuring and determining the rehabilitative progress of the assigned inmate and provides personal counseling when necessary for inmates consistent with motivational needs and the development of a positive approach to rehabilitation efforts.
  • Maintaining custody and control of inmates assigned under the supervision of the position in accordance with accountability requirements for inmates outlined in the operational procedures.



  • Knowledge of procedures for installing, repairing, and maintaining plumbing and heating fixtures and accessories.
  •  Skills in using pipe cutters, reamers, threading machines, and other specialized tools and equipment.
  • Ability to work in a training capacity with people in individual and group settings
  • Ability to collect, record, and evaluate data relating to the training of individuals.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records and other instructional material.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to speak clearly and correctly to individuals and groups.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures relating to vocational instruction.


  • High school diploma or its equivalent and at least one (1) year of experience in the plumbing trade OR four or more years of experience in the plumbing trade (College or vocational/technical training in the above listed trade can substitute for the required experience).
  •  A valid Driver’s license.

Support of knowledge, skills, and abilities should be demonstrated on the application, in the education, in the work experience, in the work sample, in the interview and/or during reference checks.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above indicated qualification and have the desired education, knowledge and experience, please submit a State of Florida Application and resume through the People First system. If you experience problems applying on-line, please call the People First Service Center at 1-877-562-7287.

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the closing date.


The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach