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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Date:May 14, 2018

Location:CRESTVIEW, FL, US, 32539

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Requisition No: 35978

Agency: Juvenile Justice

Working Title: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC - 80080996

Position Number: 80080996

Salary: $1,076.93 Bi-Weekly

Posting Closing Date: 05/25/2018

The Department of Juvenile Justice salutes our heroes.

We are honored to have the opportunity to support our nation's veterans and their families.

We value the service given to our country and support the hiring of service members and military spouses.



Location: Okaloosa Regional Juvenile Detention Center, 4448 Straightline Road, Crestview, Florida 32539

Starting Salary: $1,076.92 Bi-weekly.

Contact Person: Elsie Beck, Staff Assistant, (850) 689-7800 Ext. 105


This is work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair.


Inspects and tests machinery and equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.

Dismantles and reassembles defective machines and equipment.

Installs new or repaired parts.

Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.

Installs and/or repairs wiring and electrical and electronic components.

Assembles, installs, and/or repairs pipe systems and hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

Installs machinery and equipment.

Sets up and operates machine tools to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools.

Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts.

Records repairs made and costs.

Estimates costs of repairs.

Responds to repairs for emergency firefighting equipment.


Ability to install equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

Ability to repair machines or systems using the needed tools.

Knowledge of performing routine maintenance and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

Ability to troubleshoot by determining what is causing an operating error and deciding what to do about it.

Knowledge of determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Knowledge of conducting tests to determine whether equipment, software, or procedures are operating as expected.

Ability to inspect and evaluate the quality of products.

Knowledge of controlling operations of equipment or systems.

Knowledge of watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Ability to understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Knowledge of materials, methods, and the appropriate tools to construct objects, structures, and buildings.

Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repairs, and maintenances.

Knowledge of equipment, tools, mechanical devices, and their uses to produce motion, light, power, technology, and other applications.


Candidates must:

- successfully pass a pre-employment drug and background screening.

- have experience operating lawn mowing equipment, power tools and plumbing equipment.

- be agreeable to working a flex schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. Extended hours and on-call may also be required.

Preference will be given to candidates with two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of buildings, plumbing or electrical or mechanical equipment; or Vocational/technical training in mechanical repair or one of the building trades can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for a maximum of one year of the required experience.


All prospective candidates will be subject to a sex offender check, criminal background checks (state, local, and national) and pre-employment drug screening for direct care positions.

This employer participates in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility).

When identified on a position description, a valid driver's license is required. If initially hired with an out-of-state license, the Florida resident must obtain a valid Florida state driver's license within 30 days of hire. Licenses suspended or revoked for any reason, work permits (Business purpose/Employment/education only licenses) and some types of restricted licenses are not acceptable. Licenses that have Corrective Lenses Restriction are acceptable, provided the driver wears corrective lenses while operating the vehicle.

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 clickinghere. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

Nearest Major Market:Fort Walton Beach

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