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About Position

Perform skilled work involving two or more trades in the construction, maintenance, and repair of buildings, equipment, and facilities.

Duties & Responsibilities

Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.

  • Repair and adjust plumbing, water lines, electrical wiring, and equipment; plaster furniture, shelves, doors, windows, and machines of various kinds.
  • Participate in the erection of small structures and the more complex alteration, repair, and maintenance of plumbing, electric, and water systems and/or fixtures, brick, cement, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), and carpentry work.
  • Perform lawn, landscape and grounds maintenance functions in a subtropical climate.
  • Paint interiors and exteriors of buildings.
  • Perform electric and acetylene welding, brazing, and fabrication.
  • Operate power equipment to include lathes, drill presses, threading machines, air compressors and gas-operated saws.
  • Supervise assigned laborers and trades helpers in maintenance work.
  • Operate medium to heavy motorized equipment.
  • Drive a vehicle to and from work sites.
  • Clean work site upon work completion.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques used in two or more construction trades.
  • Working knowledge of the construction and maintenance of various types of buildings and facilities.
  • Some knowledge of safety procedures and safety equipment.
  • Skill in the use of hand and electrical/gas-operated tools and equipment used in building and construction.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to proof own work and work of others.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.

Required Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Three years of experience as a skilled trades worker in two or more of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting, or other skilled trades.
OR
  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Two years of experience as a Multi-Trades Worker I with Hillsborough County.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Mandatory attendance to the job assignment location is required. Failure to report to the location in accordance with Sheriff's Office Standard Operating Procedures may result in disciplinary action up to and including dismissal. 
  • Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph; reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

Coronavirus Notice

To remain proactive in protecting our employees and applicants as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our community, our Testing Center will be closed:


UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

All pre-employment testing time frames have been extended. Our staff is actively reviewing your application submissions and you will be notified when pre-employment testing resumes.


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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and employees is critical to our success as a community partner. We seek to offer employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical/mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, and military/veteran status. We proudly recognize veterans' preference and are committed to a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace. Job information is updated daily at noon.