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AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC II - 42001126

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: DELEON SPRINGS, FL, US, 32130

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Requisition No: 71219 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC II - 42001126

Position Number: 42001126 

Salary:  $27,479.40 - $31,601.44 

Posting Closing Date: 08/23/2019 

AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC II 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

FLORIDA FOREST SERVICE

***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

CONTACT:

Joshua Callahan, (386) 585-6174

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Six (6) months of experience in heavy equipment repair work.

Certificate of completion from a technical school for automotive/heavy equipment repair can substitute for the required experience.

***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile.  Work
history, hours worked and formal education are required to be
considered in qualifying for this position.  Responses to
Qualifying Questions must be verifiable in the Candidate
Profile.  Resumes and other documentation can be
attached to provide additional information.***

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities.  
Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

The incumbent must obtain a Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL) within six (6) months of appointment.

Occasional to moderate travel required. Position may respond to emergencies, including natural disasters or other type incidents requiring travel, as needed.

The incumbent of this position is subject to pre-employment, post-accident, random and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Highway Administration Rule, Title 49, Part 382 CFR.

Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment in the position in accordance with Section 112.0455 F.S. “Drug Test” means any chemical, biological or physical instrumental analysis administered for the purpose of determining the presence or absence of a drug or its metabolites.

NOTES: 

The anticipated hiring salary for this position is $27,479.40 annually.

JOB DUTIES:

The incumbent in this position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of all gasoline and diesel powered heavy equipment. Incumbent must possess the technical knowledge to affect the repair of this equipment and the ability to resolve and trouble-shoot problems with the aid of specialized equipment, technical publications and specifications.

Repairs gasoline and diesel powered equipment under the supervision of the Automotive Equipment Maintenance Superintendent, to include rebuilding of major components on heavy trucks, crawler tractors and other specialized Florida Forest Service equipment. Uses specialized tools and diagnostic equipment, welders and cutting torches, etc., to repair the equipment. Assists in development and constant review of preventive maintenance program.

Prepares computerized work orders on work performed, keeps listing and parts cost of materials used in repair. Accurately prepares work orders to completion. Purchases parts and supplies when directed by supervisor using appropriate purchasing method which may include purchase orders and credit cards.

Performs other related work as required and responds to emergency situations as needed.

THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS ARE INCLUDED:

  • State of Florida Retirement Package
  • 10 Paid Holidays annually
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Health Insurance - State covers the majority of health insurance premiums for Individuals & Family coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Additional supplemental insurances are available such as dental, vision etc.
  • Tax Deferred Medical and Child Care Reimbursement Accounts available
  • Tax Deferred Savings Program available through payroll deduction
  • Uniforms provided at no cost

SPECIAL NOTES:

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: Daytona Beach