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Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL, US, 32092

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Requisition No: 487741 

Agency: Veterans Affairs

Working Title: MAINTENANCE REPAIRMAN - 50950017

Position Number: 50950017 

Salary:  $27,040.00 

Posting Closing Date: 12/21/2021 

Requisition #487741 



Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs

Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans’ Nursing Home

Saint Augustine, Saint Johns County

Annual Salary: $27,040.00

Paid Bi-Weekly

This position is eligible for overtime and on-call pay.

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).

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



  • Recent experience of at least one (1) year in the maintenance and repair of buildings, plumbing, and mechanical equipment.
  • Experience working with plumbing, HVAC and electrical equipment.
  • Successful completion of the due diligence process to include, but not limited to, a Level II background screening and drug test.


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

  • Experience with a long-term care or hospital environment.


  • This position deals with the physical plant; grounds; utility; and maintenance functions of the Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans’ Nursing Home to ensure a clean, pleasing, and safe environment.
  • Incumbent will report to the Utilities and Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Assist Utilities and Maintenance Superintendent and Maintenance Repairmen in the repair and maintenance of the Nursing Home.  Ensure environmental controls and equipment are operational and properly maintained. Assist with routine and special inspections to comply with law, rules, policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the compilation and reporting of information on energy consumption and vehicle use. Contribute to the implementation of programs for energy conservation.
  • Perform preventative maintenance throughout the facility.
  • 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.
  • Other related duties as required.

This position is in the Career Service system.

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.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  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