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Trades/Maintenance Supervisor

  • Job Code: W4556
  • Pay Grade:WO
  • Pay Scale:$23.30-$42.23 Hourly; $48,464.00-$87,838.40 Annually
  • Exempt:No


Perform supervisory and technical duties planning and directing the maintenance and repair of internal and external structures and facilities or operate, maintain, and repair mechanical and electronic equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities

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

  • Supervise the activities of employees and contractors engaged in building maintenance, repair, installation, and inspection of air conditioning, heating, refrigeration systems, mechanical equipment, specialized equipment, pavements, outside structures, and/or major electronic systems.
  • Establish preventive maintenance programs, procedures, and schedules; supervise an equipment safety inspection program; and make periodic inspections to ensure proper maintenance of equipment.
  • Review contract bids and inspect work performed by contractors to ensure conformance to specifications and contract integrity, report inadequacies to management, and ensure correction of contract performance.
  • Request and maintain replacement parts and materials in central stock to allow timely completion of assignments.
  • Prepare technical specifications for equipment acquisition.
  • Train personnel in safety procedures and operating standards.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance to assigned staff.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of the following: buildings and other physical structures, mechanical equipment and systems, vehicular and stationary equipment, or electronic systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of codes, rules, regulations, and requirements pertaining to area(s) of responsibility.
  • Working knowledge of occupational hazards and applicable safety regulations, standards, and equipment.
  • Skill in the application of supervisory techniques.
  • Ability to locate, analyze, and diagnose structural deficiency or equipment malfunctions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, peers, and others.
  • Ability to identify trends in malfunctions and take appropriate actions to improve system reliability and safety.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain work related records and prepare reports.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.

Minimum Education & Experience

  • A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Three years of experience as the supervisor of either a construction work crew or in the area of facility maintenance and repair.

Additional Job Requirements

  • Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
  • 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 background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.

General Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training