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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Jan 5, 2021

Location: SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL, US, 32086

The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify website.

Requisition No: 275541 

Agency: Military Affairs

Working Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Position Number: 62000090 

Salary:  $ 22,121.66 - $ 27,037.58 

Posting Closing Date: 01/18/2021 

Department of Military Affairs


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

VACANCY # 62000090




The mission of the Florida Department of Military Affairs is to provide management oversight of the Florida National Guard and provide units and personnel ready to support national security objectives; to protect the public safety of citizens and to contribute to the national, state and community programs that add value to the United States of America and to the State of Florida.




  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental, vision and supplemental insurance     
  • Retirement benefits   
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Tuition waiver for public college courses
  • Training opportunities
  • For benefit information available to State of Florida employees, go to




  1. New employees of the Department of Military Affairs will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening.
  2. New employees of the Department of Military Affairs are required to participate in a direct deposit/electronic transfer program. 
  3. The Department of Military Affairs is paid on a monthly basis.
  4. As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation (i.e. High School Diploma or Equivalency, College Transcripts, ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.




  • A high school diploma or equivalent; AND
  • Two years of basic experience involving electrical, plumbing, heating, air conditioning systems, or structural and architectural systems.




  • Must be able to bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist, grasp, push, pull.
  • Must have manual dexterity with hands and fingers.





  • Alter, repair, and renovate buildings, garages, sheds and outside storage areas. This is finish work inside and outside buildings.
  • Repair stairs, steps, porches, decks, banisters, and railings.
  • Install sheetrock, studs, headers, braces, ceiling and floor joists.
  • Repair roofs, chimneys, brickwork, sidewalks, driveways, etc.



  • Installation of drywall and repairs of existing buildings to include installation of corner bead taping, mudding and sanding, preparing surfaces for painting.
  • Application of paint to include preparation for primers and finish coats.
  • Operation of pressure washers for cleaning and chlorination of exterior surfaces for preparation of painting or applying other waterproof coatings.



  • Operate service, maintain, repair and adjust air handling units, cooling equipment, generators, air compressors and a variety of mechanical-electrical appliances, fixtures and equipment.
  • Inspect for and correct fusing, bad wiring, dirty filters, loose and frayed belts, rust, corrosion and deterioration.



  • Operate service, maintain, and repair plumbing and heating equipment and systems. This includes heat pumps, pressure tanks, faucets, sinks, drains, toilets and sprinkler systems.



  • Periodic inspections, to include the condition and operation of all plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, electrical, and mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Maintain necessary maintenance and service records.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.




  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the skilled building trades or mechanical repair work.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures required in maintenance and repair work.
  • Knowledge with small engines and motor repairs.
  • Knowledge of safety lockout procedures.
  • Skill in using tools and equipment in maintenance and repair work.
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled trade functions.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to install, maintain and repair electric motors, generators and other mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to take accurate measurements.
  • Ability to follow instructions.




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.


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.


The Department of Military Affairs values and supports employment of individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



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