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Maintenance Worker (Terminal Services) - Port Everglades

Company: Government jobs
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

REQUIREMENTS AND PREFERENCES

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Maintenance Worker (Terminal Services) at Port Everglades.

Benefits of Broward County Employment

High Deductible Health Plan - Premiums per pay period:

Single $10.39 / Family $76.94

Includes a County Funded Health Savings Account up to $2400 Annually

Consumer Driven Health Plan - Premiums per pay period:

Single $78.64 / Family $273.13

Florida Retirement System (FRS) - Pension or Investment Plan

Ten (10) paid holidays each year

Vacation (Paid Time Off) = 2 weeks per year

Tuition Reimbursement (Up to 2K annually)

Paid Parental Leave

The Maintenance Worker position with Port Everglades Facilities Maintenance section performs a variety of general building and grounds related maintenance and repairs at assigned Port facilities. This class works under close to general supervision according to set procedures but determines how or when to complete tasks.

- This is skilled work in preparing and opening passenger terminals for use; positioning and monitoring loading bridges for passenger
boarding and disembarking; and, securing terminals at the completion of activities at Port Everglades.

- Performs a variety of facility maintenance work in order to ensure a clean, safe environment for the public and County employees, minimize major repair/replacement costs, and/or extend the useful life of equipment/fixtures.

- Operates loading bridges, maintains cleanliness of the terminals and adjacent exterior grounds, and assists with the general maintenance of terminal facilities. Employees assist with moving furniture and setting up and taking down equipment for events.

- Cleans terminals, offices, break rooms, restrooms, halls, shop areas, pavilions, sidewalks, in order to provide a clean, sanitary, and safe environment for the public and other staff; moves a variety of furniture and related items in order to relocate/rearrange work stations/offices, set up for meetings, activities, and event preparation including moving furniture, setting up tables and chairs, hanging banners and decorations, setting up stages, podiums, and other special event equipment.

- Places temporary traffic control devices at the work site in order to provide a safe work environment and facilitate safe, efficient traffic flow.

- Prepares a variety of log sheets in order to document work activities, track equipment usage, and provide summary information to
management.

General Description
Performs a variety of general building and grounds related maintenance and repairs at an assigned facility.
Works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires six (6) months in maintenance or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses Required
- Ability to secure and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment.
- Ability to secure and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification card (TWIC) within 60 days of employment and for the duration of employment.
- Ability to secure and maintain a valid Seaport Business Purpose Credential for the duration of employment.
- Maintain regular and predictable attendance, with occasional requirements for work after regular business hours.

Preferences
- Eighteen (18) months or more of commercial janitorial experience
- Passenger Loading Bridge Operator experience
- Building Maintenance experience
- Construction Helper experience

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Maintains grounds and landscape areas in order to ensure that grounds and landscape areas are presentable, clean, and safe.

Performs a variety of facility maintenance work in order to ensure a clean, safe environment for the public and County employees, minimize major repair/replacement costs, and/or extend the useful life of equipment/fixtures.

Cleans offices, break rooms, restrooms, halls, shop areas, pavilions, sidewalks, in order to provide a clean, sanitary, and safe environment for the public and other staff; moves a variety of furniture and related items in order to relocate/rearrange work stations/offices, set up for meetings, activities, and events.

Interacts with the public and/or other County employees in order to give directions/information, explain work activities/procedures, identify their service needs, and/or resolve day-to-day operational issues.

Sets out temporary traffic control devices at the work site in order to provide a safe work environment and facilitate safe, efficient traffic flow.

Prepares a variety of log sheets in order to document work activities, track equipment usage, and provide summary information to management.

Maintains a variety of landscape and construction related equipment in order to ensure that the equipment operates safely and appropriately when needed, extend the useful life of the equipment, minimize down time, and minimize major repair/replacement costs.

Performs related work as assigned.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Physical Demands
Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing and raising objects and also involves exerting between 20 to 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis.
Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)
Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to toxic/caustic chemicals.

SPECIAL INFORMATION

County Core Competencies
All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies.

  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
    Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

    Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with the Professional Standards/Human Rights Section.

    Emergency Management Responsibilities

    Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

    County-wide Employee Responsibilities

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

    All Broward County 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.

    Broward is a dynamic county that offers an exciting, stable career with incredible employee benefits such as 12 annual holidays, accrued annual/vacation and sick leave, FRS retirement, $25,000 of free life insurance, training and development, and participation eligibility in a deferred compensation (457) plan. In addition, Broward County offers a Consumer Driven Health plan (CDH), Pharmacy coverage, Dental insurance, Vision insurance and Section 125 Flexible spending accounts for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care. Part-time 20+ benefit eligible employees receive the benefits described above at a reduced amount. Additional information about Broward County Benefits.

    01 Each applicant must complete this supplemental questionnaire as a part of the application screening and selection process. The information you provide will be reviewed and used to determine your eligibility to move forward in the selection process. Copying and pasting your resume or stating "see resume" does NOT fulfill the requirements of the question. Incomplete responses, false statements, omissions, or partial information may result in disqualification from the selection process. Do you agree to answer each supplemental question truthfully and certify that your responses can be verified from information included within your applications?
    • Yes
    • No

      02 Check the appropriate box below, as it relates to a Transportation Worker Identification card (TWIC) within 60 days of employment and for the duration of employment.
      • Currently possess a TWIC.
      • Don't currently have a TWIC, but have the ability to obtain one within 60 days and maintain for the duration of employment at Port Everglades.
      • Unable to meet the requirement of obtaining a TWIC within 60 days of employment at Port Everglades.

        03 Do you have the ability to secure and maintain a valid Florida Driver's License at the time of appointment and for the duration of employment?
        • Yes
        • No

          04 Are you available to work days, nights, holidays and weekends?
          • Yes
          • No

            05 This position requires manual labor and it is essential to be able to carry/push/pull up to 50lbs, stand, sit, bend, climb, crouch, reach, and walk in a variety of environmental elements, primarily indoors. Are you able to meet this physical requirement with or without assistance?
            • Yes
            • No

              06 How much experience do you have in maintenance, janitorial or closely related experience?
              • Less than 6 months
              • 6 Months
              • More than 6 months

                07 What type of hand tools are you proficient with? Describe your experience operating hand tools.

                08 Describe your experience operating a fork lift, and other mechanical equipment. What manufacture of equipment have you operated?

                09 Do you currently hold any certifications to operate a fork lift, aerial lift, scissor lift or rigging loads? If yes, please list.

                10 Describe your experience preparing log sheets and other forms of documenting your work.

                11 Describe your experience operating passenger loading bridges, if any.

                12 Describe your experience using walk behind or ride on floor buffers, burnishers or other mechanical cleaning equipment.

                13 Describe the types of chemicals you have used and what kind of experience do you have using cleaning chemicals?

                14 Describe in detail your recent direct work experience in maintaining large public facilities (include where you obtained this experience).

                15 Describe any experience you have using AiM or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.

                16 What types of power tools are you proficient with? Describe your experience operating power tools.

                * Required Question

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