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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, US, 33309

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Requisition No: 290862 

Agency: Department of Transportation


Position Number: 55007277 

Salary:  $38,854.09 - $50,281.76 

Posting Closing Date: 02/03/2021 



491 / Fort Lauderdale Maintenance




CONTACT PERSON:  Brigett Williams




The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training opportunities for professional growth and development.  For additional benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS.


THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.  QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of Transportation’s Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities.  Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities may be provided.  Interested persons should contact the Florida Department of Transportation’s Equal Opportunity Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-4747 for assistance.  


This position requires a valid Class B driver license with an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record is defined as any of the following:


  1. three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
  2. any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
  3. a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving violations in the past 3 years; and
  4. a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test, or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4 years

Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your driver license confirmed.

 In order to be eligible for hire into a position requiring a CDL, applicants must register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, as required, for the Department to conduct a pre-employment query.  Click here to register for the Clearinghouse.  A mandatory drug screening will be performed on the successful applicant.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Supervises employees spending majority of their time communicating with, motivating, training, and evaluating employees, and planning and directing employees’ work.  Supervises Department of Corrections inmates crew performing maintenance activities.

Develops work schedule and assigns routine maintenance activities for the Department of Corrections (DOC) crews.  Issues daily work assignments to DOC officers and provides them with the appropriate tools, equipment and materials to complete assignments.

Performs field inspections to verify the quantity and quality of work completed.  Ensures work is performed in compliance with Standard Indexes and Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) policies and procedures.  Verifies FDOT and DOC crew’s production, work time, materials, equipment usage and locations are reported accurately on crew sheets.

Performs work need surveys and plans work based on priorities.  Submits planned work schedules to the Unit’s Maintenance Management System’s (MMS) Manager.  Coordinates with the MMS Manager to plan resources and unit goals for FDOT and DOC crews.

Performs minor operational maintenance and ensures that the proper periodic preventative maintenance schedule is performed in a timely manner and that equipment is kept in good working condition by coordinating with the local shop.  Ensures that FDOT and DOC crews are following procedures for equipment maintenance and inspections.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of department regulations, policies and procedures relating to highway maintenance operations; Knowledge of Maintenance Management System (MMS) guidelines and production standards.  Skilled in determining maintenance work priorities and organizing resources to meet deadlines; Ability to interpret roadway design standards, maintenance rating standards, specifications and plans; Ability to inspect completed maintenance projects to ensure quality products; Ability to supervise others in the completion of routine maintenance activities; Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: Due to the nature of this position, the incumbent must respond to emergencies and be “on call” (24-hour duty) when necessary.  While on-duty status, the position’s incumbent must be readily available to operate a commercial motor vehicle (CMV), consistent with the type of commercial driver’s license (CDL).  The incumbent is required to possess, or on a routine basis perform other CMV safety-sensitive functions. Must obtain certification in Temporary Traffic Control (Maintenance of Traffic) – Advanced Level within one year and maintain it.  The incumbent of this position is required to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates. The incumbent must satisfactorily pass a criminal background check to work with or around Department of Corrections inmates. The incumbent must also be trained and must maintain training certification from the Department of Corrections to supervise inmates.  
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possess a valid Class “B” CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) Instructional Permit is required at time of hire.  Obtain a valid Class “B” CDL with air brakes within 180 days of hire
As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.

THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY SPOUSES.  If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room 214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami