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Date: Feb 9, 2017

Location: SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL, US, 32086

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Requisition No: 3047 

Agency: Military Affairs

Working Title: ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN II - 62000179

Position Number: 62000179 

Salary:  $25,479.22 - $28,027.14 

Posting Closing Date: 02/23/2017 


Office of the Adjutant General

                                                                                                                                                                                 St. Francis Barracks, P.O. Box 1008

St. Augustine, FL 32085-1008



Vacancy # 62000179





Job Status: Full-Time

Annual Salary: $25,479.22 - $28,027.14

Appointment Type:  Career Service (CS) – Included

Work Location: Robert F. Ensslin Armory (RFE) – St. Augustine, FL

Vacancies: Open Competitive



APPLICATION DEADLINE: 11:59 p.m. on closing date




  • New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.
  • New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program.



  • Must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must have at least three years of basic low voltage electronics, security electronics or security engineering experience, one year must have been in security systems electronics.
  • Preferred knowledge of CISCO VOIP telephony, Router, or Switch experience, Closed Circuit Television and Electronic Access Control.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects or equipment up to a minimum of 50lbs.
  • Must be able to kneel, reach, stand, crouch, push, stoop, pull, or grasp.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Position will travel 30% of time




Responsible for the installation, maintenance, repair, and training of electronic security systems. Such Systems are required by Army Regulation for the protection of Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives.  Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives includes sensitive Federal property such as military weapons, weapon systems aircraft with weapons systems in the ready configuration, all ammunition, all explosives, classified material and information; and essential personnel. . 


The term Electronic Security Systems includes, but is not necessarily limited to: Joint Services Interior Intrusion Detection Systems, Commercial Intrusion Detection Systems, Closed Circuit Television, Electronic Entry Control, Exterior Intrusion Detection Systems, and other electronic systems used for security and safety of personnel and/or property.  This position requires extensive travel throughout the State in support of the Electronic Security Systems program.


Develops and executes a detailed preventive maintenance and inspection plan for all Electronic Security Systems within the Florida Army National Guard.  Visit each armory where Electronic Security Systems is installed to perform semi-annual inspections/tests of systems, structures, processes, and administrative requirements. Prepares inspection/test reports showing adjustments, corrections or repairs noted and accomplished. Documents noted deficiencies relating to training, structural issues, and administrative requirements.  Make any and all authorized changes to accounts for each Florida Army National Guard unit's IDS roster, creating and issuing passwords and codes via secure electronic means, and maintaining the IDS event log and database. 


Obtains quotes, purchases goods and services necessary to complete the mission.  Assists in the development and maintenance of various user guides and instructional materials.  Prepares and delivers unit specific training for the proper operation, user level maintenance, and administrative support of installed systems.


Assists in conducting Physical Security Assessments related to the installation or modification of Electronic Security Systems at both new and existing facilities.  Act as liaison between Electronic Security Systems users, contract alarm monitoring agencies, law enforcement agencies, and telephone companies throughout the state.  Provides emergency troubleshooting and repair services for installations throughout the Florida Army National Guard. 


Perform other responsibilities and tasks as assigned.



ENTRY LEVEL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (Note: The knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA's) identified in this class specification represent those needed to perform the duties of this class. Additional knowledge, skills, and abilities may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

  • Proficient using latest version of Microsoft (MS) Office Suite: MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook.
  • Understanding of basic electronics.
  • Understanding of basic Cellular Technology principles.
  • Troubleshoot systems using equipment/device wiring and block diagrams.
  • Identify basic system and electronic components.
  • Understand system equipment installation, operation and maintenance.
  • Ability to use common and manufactured specific hand tools.
  • Ability to use hammer drills, drivers and mechanical lifts.
  • Ability to use soldering iron to perform basic soldering, tinning and splicing of wires and terminals.
  • Knowledge of proper mechanical/crimp termination of wiring terminals and connectors.
  • Knowledge of digital multi-meters to identify voltage, resistance and continuity within a circuit.
  • Ability to troubleshoot system/wiring using digital multi-meters.
  • Proper selection, routing and bending of conduit.
  • Proper selection and mounting of infrastructure equipment (conduit, boxes, fittings, etc.).
  • Understanding of, and able to detect high voltage (120VAC) requirements for supplying power to ESS equipment components.
  • Ability to use telecom testing equipment.
  • Ensure adequate spare parts, tools, supplies are stocked on service vehicle.
  • Perform semi-annual preventive maintenance requirements and annotate on work/service order.
  • Identify and report systemic issues


Additional KSA’S


  • Knowledge of the procedures, techniques, equipment, and tools used in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment.
  • Knowledge of electronic equipment components and design requirements.
  • Skill in using specialized tools and equipment to install, maintain and repair electronic equipment.
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, wiring diagrams and various technical data, formulate and prepare plans, specifications, schematics riser diagrams, and wiring diagrams. 
  • Ability to identify and repair electronic malfunctions in electronic equipment.



  • The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs participate in the E-Verify program. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of any person hired to work in the United States.
  • The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers (EEO/AA) and hire only U.S. citizens and legally authorized aliens.
  • The State of Florida and The Department of Military Affairs do not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.
  • Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or the People First Service Center (1-877-562-7287). 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.
  • Male applicants born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:
  • All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.
  • If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be canceled, suspended or deemed ineligible depending upon the date of your retirement.




VETERANS’ PREFERENCE INFORMATION: (Career Service positions only) For the purposes of appointment, retention, reinstatement, reemployment and promotion, Veterans’ Preference ensures that veterans and eligible persons are given consideration at each step of the selection process. However, preference does not guarantee that a veteran or other eligible person will be the candi­date selected to fill the position. Section 295.07, Florida Statutes (F.S.) specifies who is eligible for Veterans’ Preference. State of Florida residency is not required for Veterans’ Preference. Completion of the Veterans’ Preference section below is voluntary and will be kept confidential in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Listed below are the seven Veterans' Preference categories.


a. A veteran with a service-connected disability who is eligible for or receiving compensation, disability retirement, or pension under public laws admin­istered by the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Department of Defense. [Section 295.07(1)(a), F.S.]


b. The spouse of a veteran who cannot qualify for employment because of a total and permanent service-connected disability, or the spouse of a veteran missing in action, captured, or forcibly detained or interned in line of duty by a foreign government or power. [Section 295.07(1)(b), F.S.]


c. A wartime veteran as defined in section 1.01(14), F.S., who has served on active duty for one day or more during a wartime period or who has served in a qualifying campaign or expedition. Active duty for training shall not qualify for eligibility under this paragraph. [Section 295.07(1)(c), F.S.]


d. The un-remarried widow or widower of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability. [Section 295.07(1)(d), F.S.]


e. The mother, father, legal guardian, or un-remarried widow or widower of a member of the United States Armed Forces who died in the line of duty under combat-related conditions, as verified by the United States Department of Defense. [Section 295.07(1)(e), F.S.]


f. A veteran as defined in section 1.01(14), F.S., excluding active duty for training. [Section 295.07(1)(f), F.S.]


g. A current member of any reserve component of the United States Armed Forces or the Florida National Guard. [Section 295.07(1)(g), F.S.]


All applicants claiming Veterans’ Preference must submit a DD Form 214 (member copy #4) or comparable discharge, separation or cur­rent reserve documentation that indicates the character of service as honorable. In addition, all applicants claiming Categories a, b, d, or e above must also furnish supporting documentation in accordance with the provisions of Rule 55A-7 Florida Administrative Code. Please fax your supporting documentation to the People First Service Center at (888) 403-2110 by the closing date of the job announcement. Be sure to include the position number for which you are applying on each page submitted. All required documents must be submitted no later than the closing date of the job announcement.


Under Florida law, preference in appointment shall be given first to those persons in Categories a or b and then to those in Categories c, d, e, f or g. If a qualified applicant claiming Veterans’ Preference believes he/she was not afforded employment preference, he/she may file a complaint with the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Veterans’ Preference, P.O. Box 31003, St. Petersburg, FL 33731. A complaint must be filed within 21 days of the applicant receiving notice of the hiring decision made by the employing agency or within 3 months of the date the application is filed with the employer if no notice is given.

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. 

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