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Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: MIDDLEBURG, FL, US, 32068

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Requisition No: 346285 

Agency: Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle


Position Number: 76011144 

Salary:  $30,988.68 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 04/19/2021 

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles


Florida Highway Patrol


Program OPS Fleet & Property Management


Installer Center


  *Open Competitive Opportunity*


In order to be considered for this position, applicant responses to qualifying questions must be clearly stated within the employment history.  Software systems, actual work experience, and years of employment must be clearly defined, or the application may not be considered for the position.


Vehicle Equipment Installer CL: Telecommunications Specialist III


Salary: $30,988.68 Annually


Contact Person: Lieutenant Joel Johnson (904) 406-6407


Who We Are:

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) provides highway safety and security through excellence in service, education and enforcement. With a workforce of approximately 4,500 employees throughout the state, the Department is leading the way to A Safer Florida through the efficient and professional execution of its core mission: the issuance of driver licenses, vehicle tags and titles, and operation of the Florida Highway Patrol.


Our Benefits include:

  • Annual and Sick Leave Package
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • State Health and Life Insurance
  • Educational Benefits
  • Contributory Retirement Plan

    To learn more about DHSMV and why it’s a great place to work, visit our website at:


What will I be doing?

This position is responsible is for removing, installing, maintaining and troubleshooting commercial two way radio equipment and other commercial electronic equipment typically installed in police vehicles. This position is also responsible for installing and removing items such as prisoner partitions, computer stands, equipment consoles, brackets and other items necessary in police vehicles.


Preferred Qualification:

  • Do you have experience removing, installing, and/or repairing electronic equipment?
  • Do you have experience working with hand, electric or air tools?


Position related requirements:

  • Applicants for this position must be able to work in and around vehicles and be able to frequently lift heavy loads that may reach up to 110 lbs.
  • Applicants must also possess a valid driver's license.
  • The position you are applying is subject to a Level 2 background and Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) security clearance, to include fingerprinting as a condition of employment pursuant to Chapter 110.1127, 435 and 943, Florida Statutes.  As an applicant for positions requiring CJIS security clearance, you are required to disclose criminal records that have been sealed or expunged. 


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Knowledge of vehicle installation techniques.
  • Knowledge of vehicle wiring and current rating.
  • Skills in the use of hand, electric, air tools, and electronic tools such as wire cutters, crimpers, etc.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to read and use maintenance manuals and circuit diagrams.
  • Knowledge of mobile electronics hardware and software terminology and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with others.


General Information

The elements of the selection process may include a skill assessment and/or oral interview.


Applicants being considered for employment will be required to submit to a fingerprint-based background investigation, which will include a check of the criminal history records of the FBI.


The process for selecting applicant(s) for this position could take up to six months.  Following the six-month period, a new application must be submitted to an open advertisement in order to be considered for that vacancy.


HSMV employees are paid once a month on the last workday of each month.  All state employees are required to participate in the direct deposit program pursuant to s. 110.113 Florida Statutes.

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: Jacksonville