Share this Job

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - 42001512

Date: May 6, 2019

Location: FORT MYERS, FL, US, 33916

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

Requisition No: 61953 

Agency: Agriculture and Consumer Services

Working Title: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - 42001512

Position Number: 42001512 

Salary:  $25,979.72 

Posting Closing Date: 05/24/2019 

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES

DIVISION OF MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT

 ***OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY***

CONTACT:

Lee Crews, (239) 332-6910

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Two (2) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings, plumbing or electrical or mechanical equipment.

Vocational/technical training in mechanical repair or one (1) of the building trades can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for a maximum of one (1) year of the required experience.

Requires possession of a valid Driver License.

***Applicants must complete all fields in the Candidate Profile. Work history, hours
worked and formal education are required to qualify 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:

Occasional travel required.

NOTES:

Successful applicants must pass a background screening, including fingerprinting, as a condition of employment.

JOB DUTIES:

Make minor carpentry repairs. Make minor roofing repairs. Make minor electrical and plumbing repairs. Install, maintain and repair buildings’ electrical and mechanical equipment. Repair, prepare and paint interiors and exteriors of buildings.

Operate and maintain yard maintenance equipment, mow grass, and operate lawn sprayers on market property.

Trim and remove weeds and trees. Maintain market grounds by emptying trash barrels/cans, collecting and disposing of discarded debris and repairing fences.

Perform various cement/concrete work and perform minor welding/brazing. Make minor asphalt repairs. Maintain inventory of building, maintenance, cleaning and restroom supplies. Maintain, operate and keep inventory of shop tools. Clean and stock public restrooms.

Make minor mechanical repairs to state equipment. Maintain inventories of market supplies other than office supplies. Maintain and make minor repairs to market vehicles.

Operate truck scale, use and fill out scale tickets in numerical order, record scale ticket usage on log, collect fees and make change.

Perform other related work as assigned by supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

  • Knowledge of general principles of carpentry, masonry, electricity, plumbing and mechanical work, using safety procedures required in maintenance and repair work.
  • Skilled in welding and brazing.
  • Skilled in using tools and equipment required in maintenance and repair work.
  • Ability to read blueprints and take accurate measurements.
  • Ability to make accurate mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, and to follow instructions.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate work assignments, and work independently.

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: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral