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Facilities Maintenance Technician

Posted:October 21, 2021 (posted 49 days ago)View All Jobs
Location:Ocala, FL (Marion County)
692 NW 30th AVE
Ocala, FL 34475


This is a responsible skilled position performing general maintenance, landscaping, repairs and construction of Agency Operational facilities and related equipment under general supervision. This classification functions in a lead capacity for a group of inmate workers performing unskilled to skilled manual work. Work areas include, but are not necessarily limited to, grounds maintenance, right-of-way maintenance, facility/structure maintenance, repair, fabrication and construction, assigned equipment care and division logistical support. Employees in this classification both lead and participate in all facets of work assigned and perform duties safely. Performs related work as required.


DUTIES: Abide by the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics. Regular work attendance is an essential job function. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and County facilities maintenance and the public. Ability to be a self-starter, work independently, and complete assigned tasks while working well in a strong team environment. Adhere to general rules of safety in all duties, including ensuring adherence to safety rules by inmate workers or other helpers. Instructs and guides inmates on the safe use, care and proper return of necessary equipment and tools to perform daily tasks. Ensures daily work is performed according to productivity and schedule expectations and in accordance with prescribed agency procedures, security and safety policies. Inspect, maintain and facilitate repairs and service of safety systems on operational premises to include Automatic External Defibrillators (AED's), emergency generators and security lighting systems. Perform and/or facilitate the maintenance and repair of MCSO operational equipment, such as lawnmowers and landscaping equipment, tractor(s), trailers, hand and power tools, signage and lighting systems. Supervise and ensure control of inmate workers assigned to assist with assigned duties. Observes, documents, and reports any unusual changes in inmate behavior in accordance with agency policies. Maintain tool control and a written inventory of all assigned equipment by conducting a work day inventory of all tools. Be responsible for security and safe use of mechanical tools and equipment assigned to or used by him/herself or personnel under his/her control. Maintain proper records of maintenance and repair performed, and submit reports or documentation as required. Be alert for conditions or situations which inhibit efficient operation of the Agency or the maintenance functions, and make recommendations for solutions. Assists with assigned logistical support including guiding the loading and off-loading of supplies and equipment. Perform any additional duties that may be required by the Sheriff or through necessity of situations. JOB PREREQUISITES: High school diploma or GED. At least two (2) years of experience in general maintenance and landscape work or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Knowledge of general maintenance techniques and the safe use of personal protective equipment (PPE), maintenance shop practices, related hand and powered tools and equipment to include ladders, commercial lawn mowers, tractors, trailers and trucks. Knowledge of occupational hazards associated with facilities maintenance, landscape and logistics work. Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both orally and in writing, and to give and follow instructions effectively. Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively, and determine a proper course of action. Ability to solve problems and carry out assigned projects to their completion. Ability to react quickly and calmly under emergency situations. Ability to cope with situations firmly, courteously and tactfully, with respect to rights of others. Possession of normal sight and hearing, and physical agility sufficient to perform the duties involved, including reaching, standing, climbing, stooping, bending, and lifting heavy objects and operating machinery and vehicles safely. Possession and maintenance of a valid Florida Driver's License. WORKING CONDITIONS: Includes both indoor and outdoor environments. Subject to verbal abuse from inmates. Potential for physical harm is present. Usually normal daytime hours, but may be subject to call-out in emergencies and/or working overtime when necessary. Hazards include all dangers associated with landscape maintenance, general maintenance and building construction work. ADA COMPLIANCE: Physical Ability: Tasks involve the ability to exert medium to heavy physical effort in performing work, with greater emphasis on climbing and balancing, but typically also involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials (up to 65pounds). Ability to talk, hear, see, walk, handle, feel and grasp, write and type. Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds, textures and colors. Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate depths. Some tasks require visual perception and discrimination such as matching or differentiating between objects. Environmental Factors: Tasks may risk exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as dust, odors, wetness, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, bright/dim light, heights, traffic hazards, and/or toxic/poisonous agents. 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. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the Sheriff’s Office to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations. Nothing in this job description prevents management from assigning different or additional duties or modifying the job description at any time.

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