Date:  Feb 15, 2024

TAMPA, FL, US, 33612

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Requisition No: 809388 

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60010680 

Salary:  Annual Salary: $38,175.54 

Posting Closing Date: 03/04/2024 

Class Title: General Services Specialist – Building Maintenance
Position Number: 60011439 Pay Grade: 021
Annual Salary: $38,175.54
Location: Tampa, Hillsborough County


Answers to qualifying questions must be verifiable thru the application.



This position is in General Services for the SunCoast Region and reports to the Regional General Services Manager.  Core Responsibilities: Preventative maintenance and emergency repairs of the Suncoast Region Headquarters building in Tampa.  We are looking for an experienced building maintenance person that has exceptional mechanical skills, quality management, time management, organization, and communication skills.  The successful applicant will also have a high level of energy and be detail oriented.  They must have a strong desire to improve the quality of the work environment for our staff and be willing to work diligently to that end daily.  They should be able to lift 75 lbs repetitively while completing daily tasks and comfortable completing tasks while standing on a 16-foot ladder.



  • Installs, maintains, and repairs lights and related electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs valves, sinks, washbowls, macerator pumps, and other sanitary fixtures.
  • Performs a variety of brick, cement, drywall, carpentry work, and painting.
  • Maintains and repairs heating and air conditioning equipment.
  • Operates small power tools
  • Monitors fire safety systems and alarms
  • Performs related work as required.



(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.)

  • 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.
  • Skill in using tools and equipment in maintenance and repair work.
  • Ability to perform a variety of skilled trades functions.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to install, maintain and repair electric and other mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to take accurate measurements.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Ability to lift 75 constantly
  • Ability and comfort with working on a 16’ ladder of lift
  • Clean driving record
  • Ability to drive a medium-size box truck
  • GREAT customer service
  • Project Management
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Lives in Tampa
  • Experience using Word and Excel




  • One to three years of experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings, plumbing, or electrical or mechanical equipment.  Must be verifiable thru the application.

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: Tampa