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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: CAMP BLANDING, FL, US, 32091

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Requisition No: 350781 

Agency: Military Affairs

Working Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Position Number: 62000206 

Salary:  $27,037.58 

Posting Closing Date: 05/19/2021 

Department of Military Affairs


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

VACANCY # 62000206




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.




  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance     
  • Retirement benefits   
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to




  1. New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.
  2. New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program. 
  3. The Department of Military Affairs is paid on a monthly basis.
  4. This position is a Cooperative Agreement position.
  5. As a CANDIDATE, you are required to provide documentation (i.e. High School Diploma or Equivalency, College Transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.




  • A high school diploma or equivalent; AND
  • Two years of basic experience involving electrical, plumbing, heating, air-conditioning systems, or structural and architectural systems.




  • Must be able to bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist, grasp, push, pull.
  • Must have manual dexterity with hands and fingers.




  • Maintain berms, firing points and fox holes to prevent and correct erosion.
  • Maintains range buildings to include electrical, plumbing, doors and windows.
  • Maintain ranges to include mowing, trimming and edging around range facilities, targets and firing points.
  • Operate tractors, zero-turn mowers, heavy equipment, and utilize various power and hand tools.
  • Conducts daily checks and performs routine maintenance on equipment and power tools.
  • Assists electrician installing circuits and panels, repairing/installing light fixtures and replacing electrical motors.
  • Assists plumber on plumbing repairs or installing new fixtures.
  • Performs preventative maintenance (PM) on hot water heaters.
  • Performs general carpentry repairs and alterations to including repairing or installing windows and screens.
  • Performs preventative maintenance (PM) on mechanical heat and air conditioning equipment. Equipment is vacuumed, lubricated, filters changed and unit re-secured in a professional manner.
  • Complies with hazardous waste management rules and regulations in the work place. Wastes are properly turned in. Containers are handled and stored correctly.




  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the skilled building trades or mechanical repair work.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures required in maintenance and repair work.
  • Knowledge with small engines and motor repairs.
  • Knowledge of safety lockout procedures.
  • Skill in using tools and equipment in maintenance and repair work.
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled trade functions.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to install, maintain and repair electric motors, generators and other mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to take accurate measurements.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to conduct air conditioning and heating repairs.




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.


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