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Date: Jul 9, 2020

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Requisition No: 174627 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: MAINTENANCE REPAIRMAN - 50000241

Position Number: 50000241 

Salary:  $22,084.66 + CAD 

Posting Closing Date: 07/13/2020 




Alexander “Sandy” Nininger State Veterans’ Nursing home

Pembroke, Pines, Broward County, Florida 33025,

Full-Time (Weekends Mandatory)

Starting Annual Salary Range: $21,942.44 - $24,060.66 (Includes Competitive Area Differential)

Paid Bi-weekly

Excellent benefits, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, personal day and retirement package.

**Other Maintenance Repairman positions, including OPS Temporary positions, may be filled from this advertisement within six (6) months of the closing date**



  • 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)
  • Experience working with plumbing, HVAC and electrical equipment
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Successful completion of a Level II background screen and pre-employment drug screen
    Applicants with the following experience will be given preference in hiring:
  • Experience with a long-term care or hospital environment
    The incumbent will work under the direction 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’ Nursing 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.  Other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
    Knowledge, skills and abilities, including utilization of equipment, required for the position:
    Knowledge of machines, tools, and equipment including their design, use, repair and routine maintenance. Knowledge of materials, methods and tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings. Ability to perform routine maintenance or repairs on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed and which tools to use. Ability to speak, read, write, follow instructions and communicate effectively. Ability to work effectively with others. Ability to perform simple tasks related to computer usage.
    Must maintain a current valid driver’s license and good driving record.
    Must have the ability to perform the following physical tasks continually or frequently throughout the work day-regular movement, balancing, bending at the knees, grasping, kneeling or crawling, pinching, pushing, pulling and lifting at least 75-100 pounds, reaching above head, reaching with arms extended, repetitive finger movements, standing, stooping or bending at the waist, turning or pivoting, twisting at the neck, waist or knees. 
    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.

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 Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami