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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: PANAMA CITY, FL, US, 32404

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Requisition No: 292385 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: MAINTENANCE REPAIRMAN - 50000814 1

Position Number: 50000814 

Salary:  $22,084.57 Annually 

Posting Closing Date: 02/05/2021 

Requisition #292385 




Clifford Chester Sims State Veterans’ Nursing Home

Panama City, Bay County

Annual Salary: $22,084.57

Paid Bi-Weekly

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).‎


  • One (1) year of experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings, plumbing, and mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (reading, writing, and speaking).
  • Willing to work weekends and holidays.
  • Must successfully complete our pre-employment screening to include, but not limited to, drug test and finger printing.


Applicants with the following experience will be given preference in hiring:

  • Experience with a long-term care or hospital environment with a geriatric population.
  • Experience with Plumbing, HVAC, and Electrical.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Position Description:

The Incumbent will work under the supervision of the Utilities and Maintenance Superintendent. The duties and responsibilities include repair and maintenance of the physical plant, property, equipment and mechanical systems of the State Veterans’ Home. The Maintenance Repairman will assist to ensure a safe environment exists in compliance with all Federal, State and Local requirements.

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.

Perform other related duties as required.

Follows FDVA; Homes Program; and facility policies, procedures, and standards.  Communicates effectively with staff, residents and vendors.  Follows the preventative maintenance plan.  Completes tasks in a timely manner and documents outcomes.  Maintains tools, work equipment and work area in a clean, organized manner.  Supports a safe and accident free environment.  Is willing to learn new procedures and techniques.  Accepts assignments and instruction in an agreeable manner.  Attends and completes in-service training per posted training schedule.  May be required to be on “emergency call status” as designated by the supervisor.

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: Panama City