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Date: Aug 15, 2019

Location: CAMP BLANDING, FL, US, 32091

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 57841 

Agency: Military Affairs


Position Number: 62000266 

Salary:  $ 28,027.14 

Posting Closing Date: 08/21/2019 

Department of Military Affairs




APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on closing date


VACANCY # 62000266




  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • One Personal Holiday per year
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan
  • Paid Administrative Leave Options such as Volunteering, Voting, VA Appointments, School Participations and more




The mission of the Florida Department of Military Affairs is to provide management oversight of the Florida National Guard and provide units and personnel ready to support national security objectives; to protect the public safety of citizens and to contribute to the national, state and community programs that add value to the United States of America and to the State of Florida.




New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.

New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program. 

The Department of Military Affairs is paid on a monthly basis.




  • A high school diploma or equivalent; AND
  • A valid Florida Driver's License; AND
  • One (1) year of experience as an Automotive Mechanic or related field; OR
  • Certification from a vocational or postsecondary education program.




  • Must be able to bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist, grasp, push, pull.
  • Must have manual dexterity with hands and fingers.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. or more




  • Repairs and maintains all types of vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs all diagnostic and system tests as required to expedient troubleshooting and repair along with knowledge of the on-line All-Data repair site.
  • Removes and installs major system components which are sent out for repair or overhaul (e.g. fuel injection pumps, gasoline and diesel engines, automatic transmissions, power dividers, transfer cases, etc.) 
  • Replaces or repair fuel injection pumps, carburetors, gasoline and diesel engines by replacing rings, pistons, valve inserts, crankshafts, camshafts, main bearings and seals.
  • Performs cutting and welding as required to maintain the fleet and to support the other sections.  Will perform this task in a safe, healthful and conscientious manner.  Each task will be performed in a manner consistent with durability, strength requirements and cost effectiveness.
  • Maintains all aspects of environmental compliance including but not limited to: Overall facility housekeeping, proper usage of hazardous materials, proper storage of hazardous materials, proper disposal of hazardous materials and proper record keeping related to environmental compliance.  Utilizes proper safety equipment and procedures related to handling, storage and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Performs administrative record keeping as required to ensure proper documentation of time, parts, materials and work performed on work orders.




  • Knowledge of the principles and basic techniques of automotive repair work.
  • Knowledge of the equipment and materials used in the repair of automotive equipment.
  • Skill in the use of hand tools and mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to perform a variety of automotive equipment repairs.
  • Ability to operate motor vehicles.
  • Ability to inspect and tune up equipment.
  • Ability to assist in body and fender repair work.
  • Ability to replace, repair and install accessories, such as radios, heaters, windshield wipers, etc.
  • Ability to provide instruction to the lower level mechanics.
  • Ability to perform oxygen acetylene and electric welding.
  • Ability to repair and replace fuel injection systems.
  • Ability to review ignition systems, lights and instrument panels.




The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs participate in the E-Verify program. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of any person hired to work in the United States.


Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:


All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.




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 Department of Military Affairs values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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: Gainsville