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Maintenance Worker Full Time

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

Job Description:


The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Maintenance Worker in the Building Services unit within the Libraries Division. Additional vacancies may be filled from this recruitment within the library system. This position may be assigned to any location within the Libraries Division based on operational needs.

The purpose of this position is to perform a variety of custodial and related maintenance duties in the Libraries Building Services unit under general supervision. This position will perform task essential to the maintenance of a clean, safe, and welcoming library environment. Work includes locating, lifting, moving, and installation related activities of furniture, fixtures and equipment utilized in the County's Library system. In addition, this position performs setup for special events as needed. This position may also use basic hand and power tools safely in the assembly of furniture, carts, shelving, and other library equipment.

This announcement will remain active until a sufficient number of applications has been received and may close at any time.

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

Special Certifications and Licenses Required
Possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E Driver's License based on area of assignment.


  • Vocational Training (Maintenance and or repair/Accredited course/apprenticeship
    inbuilding maintenance
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • Two (2) plus years' experience with pressure washer, genie lift, and power tools
  • Two (2) plus years' experience with painting commercial/governmental buildings
  • Experience with assembling furniture DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    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.

    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.


    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.


    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 Do you have at least six (6) months experience in maintenance work or closely related experience?
      • Yes
      • No

        02 Do you have the ability to drive and the ability to obtain and maintain authorization to drive on County business?
        • Yes
        • No

          03 Are you able to work a flexible schedule that includes mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays?
          • Yes
          • No

            04 This job will require travel to various library locations within Broward County. Do you possess a valid Florida driver's license and reliable mode of transportation?
            • Yes
            • No

              05 You may be required to perform 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 50to100 pounds of force on an occasional basis. Are you able to perform these essential job functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation?
              • Yes
              • No

                06 Describe your experience in the maintenance of the exterior and interior of a facility. Include specifics on location and the tasks you routinely completed in performing this function.

                07 Have you ever worked in a team environment? If so, please describe and include what you liked or disliked about it.

                08 Briefly list the types of tools, machinery and equipment you have worked with during your employment history. Please include specifics on locations and the environment of the workplace.

                09 Please provide an example from your experience when you were faced with a serious customer service problem, the actions you took, and the results of those actions.

                10 What is the highest level of education obtained?
                • None
                • High School
                • Vocational Training
                • Associate's Degree
                • Bachelor's Degree
                • Master's Degree
                • Doctorate Degree

                  11 Do you have two (2) or more years of experience operating the following, pressure washer, genie lift, and power tools?

                  12 Describe your experience with pressure washer, genie lift, and power tools.

                  13 Do you have two (2) or more years of experience with painting commercial/governmental building?
                  • Yes
                  • No

                    14 Describe your experience with painting commercial/governmental buildings.

                    15 Do you have experience with assembling furniture?
                    • Yes
                    • No

                      16 Describe your experience in the transportation, assembly and disassembly of systems furniture, office furniture, library shelving and other related equipment.

                      17 Are you a current employee with Broward County, Board of County Commissioners in the classification of a Maintenance Worker?
                      • Yes
                      • No

                        * Required Question

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