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Date: Sep 8, 2020

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Requisition No: 232463 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: MAINTENANCE REPAIRMAN - 50001531

Position Number: 50001531 

Salary:  $19,966.44 - $22,084.66 

Posting Closing Date: 09/22/2020 



Robert H. Jenkins Jr. State Veterans’ Domiciliary Home

Lake City, Columbia County

Salary: $19,966.44 - $22,084.66


Excellent retirement package and optional deferred compensation plan.  Health, vision, dental, disability, and other supplemental insurance available at reasonable premium rates.  Paid vacation and sick leave.  Nine (9) paid holidays and personal day.  Tuition waiver available for State Universities and Community Colleges (up to 6 credits per semester).


Other vacant Maintenance Repairman positions (shifts) may be filled from this advertisement within Six (6) months of the closing date.

The selected candidate must participate in Direct Deposit and must present a social security card.



  • Must successfully complete our employment screening process to include, but not limited to a drug test and finger printing.
  • Must have general knowledge of building repair and maintenance.
  • Must be willing and able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Must be willing to be on call every other week. (Will be compensated)
  • Must have a valid Florida Drivers License.


  • Minimum (1) one year experience with repairs in a commercial building


Performs routine preventative maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of the buildings do not deteriorate.

Provides routine repair services to defective equipment, repairs physical plant deficiencies, resolves routine work orders, assists with the assembly, delivery and installation of facility equipment.

Documents actions and outcomes of preventative maintenance efforts, repair services and other routine actions to assist the Maintenance Superintendent in maintenance of a concise record of services rendered.

Maintains a clean and safe work environment, assists the Maintenance Superintendent with maintaining a focus of safety and accident prevention throughout the facility. 

This is a Career Service position.


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: Lake City