About Position

Perform trainee duties of semi-skilled work involving two or more trades in the minor 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.

Note: Incumbents function in a trainee capacity to gain proficiency in the duties listed below and become eligible for promotion to Multi-Trades Worker I upon successful completion of the trainee status.

  • Perform lawn, landscape and grounds maintenance functions in a subtropical climate.
  • Assist electricians in installing and repairing electrical wiring, fixtures, and related equipment.
  • Assist painters in mixing and matching paints, stains, and painting.
  • Assist plumbers in installing, maintaining, and repairing pipes, valves, faucets, sinks, and other plumbing facilities.
  • Assist masons in laying brick, cement block, and sidewalks.
  • Assist carpenters in repairing chairs, tables, fences, doors, windows, floor, and other articles and fixtures.
  • Assist maintenance personnel in the repair and maintenance of buildings.
  • Assist HVAC mechanics in the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning equipment.
  • Assist equipment mechanics in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and/or diesel operated vehicles or other related mechanical components.
  • Assist with the construction, maintenance, and repair of roads, ditches, culverts, and associated structures.
  • Assist in the repair and maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Assist in the use of gas/electric operated equipment.
  • Clean work sites upon work completion.
  • Drive a motor vehicle to and from work sites.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Note: To be acquired during the training period.
  • Some knowledge of procedures and techniques used in two or more construction trades.
  • Some 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 tools and equipment used in building and construction.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and drawings.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Ability to perform a variety of physical tasks.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.

Required Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.

Additional Job Requirements

  • 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 24 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.

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.