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Date:  Jun 11, 2022


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Requisition No: 538484 

Agency: Department of Education

Working Title: MAINTENANCE SUPPORT TECHNICIAN - 48007107 (Blind Services)

Position Number: 48007107 

Salary:  $27,040.00 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 10/04/2022 





“Open Until Filled


Job Description:

This position is located in the Division of Blind Services at the Rehabilitation Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired located in Daytona Beach.  This position will provide maintenance assistance and support at the Rehabilitation Center. Specific duties include routine mechanical maintenance to equipment at all campus buildings. Currently, the scheduled work hours are Monday through Friday 10:00am – 7:00pm. However, due to the 24/7 nature of the operations at the campus, this could be subject to change.

Examples of Work:

  • Assist outside contractors and others as needed and perform minor maintenance repairs as directed.
  • Carry ladders and other equipment; do touch-up painting and minor carpentry.
  • Change light bulbs, lighting ballasts, switches, receptacles, etc.
  • Perform maintenance on floors and carpet, as well as carpet cleaning machines and grounds keeping equipment.
  • Perform maintenance on air conditioning systems, change filters, and maintain maintenance logs.
  • Assist with the maintenance of hardware, doors, windows, restroom fixtures, and perform minor carpet repairs.
  • Plumbing duties will include but will not limited to: unclogging drains, repair of flush valves, repair of commodes, sinks, urinals, and drinking fountains.
  • Work on doors, door closures, door hinges, and door locks.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork associated with maintenance duties.
  • Assist the Maintenance Superintendent with monitoring or adjusting the Energy Management, Fire Protection, and Security Systems.
  • Assist in the maintenance of all fleet vehicles.
  • Be able to interpret and understand Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), chemical usages, follow recommended dilution ratios, and proper storage and disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Use proper personal protective equipment (PPE) such as but will not limited to: gloves, eye goggles, respirators, etc.
  • Perform all lifting duties in accordance with safe lifting guidelines to ensure limited risk of injury to self, others, and to prevent property damage.


General Responsibilities:

  • Keeps track of inventory parts on hand for all repairs and/or replacements. Requests parts to be ordered on an as needed basis.
  • Maintains, tracks, and is responsible for tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring their availability and make sure they are in safe operating condition.
  • Assist with the authorized moving of office furniture, equipment, and other property as needed.
  • Perform inspections and identify possible safety hazards in or around buildings using the correct procedures to correct these hazards.
  • Perform routine inspections of fire safety equipment such as extinguishers, safety lights, and detectors. 
  • This position requires the incumbent to have a complete understanding and working knowledge of all safety procedures and regulations.
  • Adheres to safety awareness policies in the workplace, views safety videos when presented, and attends required safety meetings. Practices lessons learned on a daily basis to avoid accidents.
  • Maintains clean, safe, and orderly work sites and individual working spaces.
  • Records and updates completed work orders and other information on a daily activity report and updates the site maintenance log books as required.
  • Responsible for the care, maintenance, and inventory of all supplies and equipment owned by the Division of Blind Services.


Other Miscellaneous Duties:

  • Performs routine cleaning of the buildings.  These duties will include but will not limited to: cleaning water fountains, doors, kick-plates, walls, floors, switch plates, windows, and countertops.
  • Cleans restrooms which will include sinks, toilets, urinals, mirrors, and floors. Removes trash and restocks all restrooms supplies. Ensures all areas are sanitized daily with the proper chemical compound used.
  • Has the ability to understand and take directions from supervisor; recognizes problems or potential problems and communicates those findings to the supervisor.
  • Performs grounds keeping duties as needed.
  • Keeps entrances, entrance mats, and sidewalks clean and safe around the exterior of the buildings.
  • Has the ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Assists in semi-annual fire drills.
  • Performs other duties as required.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of procedures/methods used in building, mechanical and fire equipment maintenance or operation. 
  • Skill in using power tools.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings, or plumbing, mechanical or fire equipment.


To be considered for a position with the Division of Blind Services:

  • All fields in the candidate profile must be completed.
  • Work history, hours worked, and formal education fields must be filled out to determine qualifications for this position. Putting "see resume" does not substitute for completing all sections of the candidate profile.
  • Responses to qualifying questions must be verifiable in the candidate profile. Not all applicants will be interviewed. Preference will be given for qualifying veterans, employees in layoff status and qualified candidates based on a review of their overall scores, KSAs, primary and supplemental applications, as well as completion of any required work samples, willingness questionnaires, and behavioral/personality/skills tests, and interview responses, as applicable. References and file reviews from previous employment will be verified to determine suitability.
  • Resumes and other documentation can be attached to provide additional information.
  • Individuals lacking the ability to competently do the job and those who are unable to positively contribute to a productive team environment, need not apply.
  • The successful candidate must be able to pass a Level II Background screening.
  • All previous periods of employment must be listed and accounted for.

The Florida Division of Blind Services is committed

to increasing recruitment and hiring of Veterans and individuals with disabilities and

improving employment outcomes.

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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: Daytona Beach