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Maintenance Worker

Company: Escambia County
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Description Benefits Supplemental Questions


This position is open/continuous. This designation indicates we accept applications for this position all year round and eligible applications are valid for six months.

Home to more than 300,000 residents in northwest Florida, Escambia County is the westernmost and one of the oldest counties in the state. The mission of Escambia County government is to provide efficient, responsive services that enhance our quality of life, meet common needs and promote a safe and healthy community. With nearly 1,800 employees, we pride ourselves on being the perfect climate for everything - building a business, raising a family and enjoying recreational pursuits. Picture perfect white sand beaches and clear, emerald Gulf waters draw millions of vacationers to Escambia each year, especially to Pensacola Beach, named the #4 Top U.S. Beach in 2020 by TripAdvisor.

This class makes general repairs and performs maintenance on County facilities as determined by a supervisor and area of specialty and may make simple repairs and adjustments to machines and equipment.

This is a "mandatory-testing" position that requires Drug Testing.

Examples of Duties: Performs routine preventive maintenance on applicable facilities, tools, and equipment

Identifies, troubleshoots, tests, adjusts, and repairs minor problems related to facilities, machines, and equipment in assigned area of responsibility; notifies appropriate individual(s) of problems requiring advanced troubleshooting and/or repair

Operates a variety of specialized tools and equipment in performing repair and maintenance activities

Prepares and maintains logs and records of daily activities

Installs equipment, light fixtures, and/or other applicable items; disassembles and reassembles equipment to replace worn and/or faulty parts

Monitors tool, supplies, and equipment inventory; notifies appropriate individual(s) when inventory needs to be replenished

Inspects, cleans, and maintains County vehicles

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

Positions assigned to County Extension may be responsible for:

Assisting in administering herd health and feed program

Caring for livestock

Mowing and weed eating camp facilities

Preparing grounds and facilities for special events

Positions assigned to Parks and Recreation may be responsible for:

Setting up and tearing down a variety of events

Watering and dragging equestrian areas

Cleaning and sanitizing restrooms and food areas

Positions assigned to Roads and Bridges may be responsible for:

Operating various light to medium motorized vehicles, such as a small dump truck, small front-end loader, skid loader, farm tractor, bush hog, boom axe, back hoe, etc., in the accomplishment of assigned tasks

Performing strenuous manual labor, frequently using hand or small power tools

Performing minor/preventive maintenance on and safety checks of assigned vehicle or equipment

Loading/unloading truck by hand or by using a forklift or small loader

Maintaining simple job and equipment records and completes simple forms

Operating an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV)

Qualifications: Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Training and Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and up to one year of experience in area of specialty; or, a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

Licenses and Certifications:

Must posses a valid driver's license from state of residence, for those who are required to operate a motor vehicle

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics (KSAOs):

Knowledge of:

applicable tools and equipment of the trade

basic mathematics

general maintenance principles, methods, and techniques

occupational hazards and safety precautions

Skill in:

performing general labor and maintenance in assigned area of responsibility

operating applicable tools, equipment, and machinery

preparing and maintaining basic records

reading and comprehending manuals, specifications, drawings, and blueprints

communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

Supplemental Information: County-wide Employee Responsibilities:

All Escambia County BCC employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Escambia County BCC's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Escambia County BCC employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

Emergency Management Responsibilities:

During emergency conditions, the incumbent of this position will automatically be considered an emergency service worker. This employee is subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane or other emergency situation, and is expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises and travel.

Benefits/Compensation Package:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision plans
  • Prescription coverage
  • Employee health clinic
  • Employee fitness centers
  • Employer-sponsored retirement plan or an investment plan
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account(s)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Annual/Sick Leave or Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Group Life Insurance

Keywords: Escambia County, Pensacola , Maintenance Worker, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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