Skilled Trades Worker I - General Maintenance Technician - Job Code #4562

Sarasota County Government
Job Description

Skilled Trades Worker I - General Maintenance Technician (New FY20 Budgeted Position - Selected candidate will start on or after 10/1):  This position will perform labor functions in preventative maintenance services for commercial building systems. Performs medium grade level electrical, plumbing & painting services. Meets, escorts and assists with contracted vendors servicing above systems and devices.

****The successful candidate will be subject to an extensive background check(s) as a part of the hiring process.


  • Performs preventative maintenance, trouble shoots and makes repairs to building systems, exit / egress lighting, office lighting, plumbing flush valves, clears stoppages, inspects, services floor drains for water seal.
  • Service drop ceiling systems for appearance, cleans HVAC diffusers & louvers.
  • Exercise water main exterior shutoffs, exercise interior hi-rise floor shut off for each floor.
  • Accompanies vendors/contracted service providers to location of problem and explains the issue needing repair and/or service.
  • Works in conjunction assisting Skilled Trades II or Compliance Maintenance Specialist. 

Minimum Qualifications:
  A High School Diploma or its equivalent and two (2) years of experience in the applicable trade or maintenance service industry as outlined above and a valid Florida Driver's License at time of appointment.

**Work Hours:  Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Participates in on-call rotation.

Preferred Qualifications:  Exposure to institutional, governmental or large commercial buildings and building systems related to any or one of the primary purposes as stated above is beneficial.

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