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ELECTRICIAN - 48008272

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL, US, 32084

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Requisition No: 57007 

Agency: School for the Deaf & Blind

Working Title: ELECTRICIAN - 48008272

Position Number: 48008272 

Salary:  $31,304.00 - $34,304.00 

Posting Closing Date: 08/09/2019 

POSITION TITLE:  Electrician


POSITION TYPE:  Career Service


DEPARTMENT:  Facilities


FSDB SALARY RANGE - 260 Days:  $31,304.00 - $34,304.00 annually.  This range is inclusive of verified experience and education.


REQUIREMENTS:  Two years of experience in electrical work.  Vocational/technical training in industrial electricity can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of the required experience.


CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  Applicants under consideration for employment at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind will be required to complete background investigation.  Fingerprints will be taken and sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a background check of your criminal history record(s) at the state and national level.


WORK LOCATION: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 North San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, Florida


WORK HOURS:  Monday through Friday, 6:30am – 3:00pm. 


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  This position performs a wide variety of electrical and preventive maintenance tasks in support of the Facilities Department's mission of providing reliable systems and buildings in support of students and staff.  Performs maintenance and preventative maintenance on a variety of electrical systems and equipment including motors, compressors, controls, appliances, campus lighting, hot water heaters, kitchen equipment (including intercom systems), transformers, switchgear, distribution panels, interior power and lighting.  Performs the installation of conduit, wiring, controls and electrical devices for new electrical installations as required by code.  Other related duties as assigned.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:  Ability to complete training and administer skills acquired in CPR; Ability to install and repair electrical conduit, power and lighting systems, single-phase and three-phase from electrical distribution through the branch circuits and all associated components; Ability to perform complex electrical troubleshooting; Ability to read and interpret complex wiring diagrams; Ability to read and interpret blue prints; Knowledge of primary high voltage and secondary voltage electrical distribution systems, and components; Knowledge of safety control circuits for various types of systems; Knowledge of the National Electrical Code and its application; Knowledge of OSHA standards as applied to electrical installations and basic safety practices; Skill in the installation of conduit wiring and controls; Skill in safety control circuits; Ability and skill in using and operating trade hand tools and power tools; Skill in using various trade meters; Ability and skill to safely lift various objects when necessary; Ability to work at various elevations using ladders, man lifts, scaffolds, and similar apparatus; Ability to maintain a valid state of Florida driver's license and meet FSDB requirements to operate a state vehicle according to the Transportation Policy; Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


Applicants who are selected for hire will be encouraged to learn sign language. Please note: The Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind provides education to acquire sign language skills.




All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.


State Benefits for Career Service Employees: Florida Retirement System, Health Insurance ($50/month for individual coverage, $180.00/month for family coverage), $25,000 Life Insurance policy (paid for by the state).  Supplemental policies are offered to employees (dental, vision, accident, hospitalization, etc.).  Career Service Employees earn 4 hours of annual leave and 4 hours of sick leave every pay period.  Career Service employees receive nine (9) paid holidays per year along with one personal day. 




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APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11:59 p.m. on August 09, 2019.


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