31 Jan 2024
Florida, St augustine 00000 St augustine USA


MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (CARPENTER) - 48008647 Date: Jan 31, 2024 Location: ST AUGUSTINE, FL, US, 32084 The State Personnel System is an E-Verify employer. For more information click on our E-Verify Website ( .Requisition No: 821484 Agency: School for the Deaf & BlindWorking Title: MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (CARPENTER) - 48008647Pay Plan: Career ServicePosition Number: 48008647 Salary: $33,850.96 - $36,850.96 Posting Closing Date: 02/14/2024 Total Compensation Estimator Tool ( Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) Maintenance Mechanic, Carpenter (Career Service) Position Number 48008647 Department: Safety & Facilities Who are we? FSDB is a state public school available at no cost to eligible pre-K and K-12 students who are deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired or deafblind, including boarding and transportation services. FSDB is nationally recognized for its comprehensive educational services, designed for the unique communication and accessibility needs of students. FSDB also provides educational outreach programs for children ages 0-5 and their families. The FSDB experience provides students with the edge to do more, be more, and achieve more. How you will make an impact The incumbent of this position performs a wide variety of tasks associated with carpentry work and painting.

Construct, install and repair cabinets, doors, shelves, windows, acoustical ceilings, door hardware, locks, plaster ceilings, walls, roofs, sheetrock, concrete, ceramic floor and wall tile, toilet partitions, etc.

Keeps accurate records of attendance and work orders.

Performs duties such as patching sheetrock and plaster on walls and ceilings. Prepares surfaces according to type of finish to be applied.

Prepares and applies a variety of finishes with an assortment of different means.

Operates pressure washing equipment.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge and skills to safely use shop machines, power tools and hand tools

Knowledge of carpentry techniques

Knowledge of safety precautions and procedures

Ability and skill to safely lift various objects when necessary

Ability to follow written and oral instructions

Ability to install, finish and repair sheetrock, plaster ceiling and walls

Ability to lift 50 pounds (with or without assistance)

Ability to operate pressure-cleaning equipment

Ability to read and work from blueprints, drawings and schematics

Ability to complete training and administer skills acquired in CPR and CPI.


Two years of experience in maintenance, repair of buildings, plumbing, electrical or mechanical equipment. Vocational/technical training in industrial electricity can substitute at the rate of 720 classroom hours for each year of required experience.

Sign Language Requirements: Applicants who are selected for hire will beencouraged to learn sign language. Please note: FSDB provides education to acquire sign language skills.

Hiring Salary Range: 12-month position, $33,850.96 - $36,850.96 annually. This range is inclusive of verified experience and education.

Hours: Monday – Friday; 7:00am to 3:30pm


FSDB will prepare each student for a lifetime of success.



The mission of FSDB is to utilize all available talent, energy, and resources to provide free appropriate public education for eligible sensory impaired students of Florida. As a school of academic excellence, the school shall strive to provide students an opportunity to access education services in caring, safe, unique learning environment to prepare them to be literate, employable, and independent lifelong learners. The school shall provide outreach services that include collaboration with district school boards and shall encourage input from students, staff, parents, and the community. As a diverse organization, the school shall foster respect and understanding for each individual. (Section 1002.36, Florida Statutes)


Integrity & Respect – The FSDB community is a cohesive group that serves with honor, care, kindness and responsibility.

Safety & Security – The FSDB community is committed to the protection and well-being of stakeholders.

Innovation – The FSDB community welcomes change and embraces a continuous improvement mindset to encourage new methods to solve problems and foster creativity and growth.

Trust – The FSDB community is committed to high quality services and accountability through honest, reliable and consistent actions.

Our benefits include:

Automatic enrollment into the Florida Retirement System.

Medical insurance coverage is $90 per pay period for family coverage; $25 per pay period for employee only.

Life insurance $25,000 is provided by the state at no cost to you for all FTE positions. Employees may purchase additional coverage.

Low-cost supplemental benefit packages that include dental, vision, and much more.

Professional development opportunities and ability to learn American Sign Language on campus at no cost.

Tuition waiver program – earn up to 6 credit hours per semester at state universities.

Biweekly accrual up to four (4) hours of sick leave and annual leave.

Nine paid holidays and one Personal Holiday each year.

How You Will Grow

FSDB provides staff members with opportunities to grow professionally, enhancing their ability to support students' growth. School- and state-required training and skills development is offered both online and in-person for academic and non-academic staff members.


Applications accepted through People First only.

An attached resume is not a substitute for the information required on the application. It is the responsibility of all applicants to keep their application current.

All members of the Florida Retirement System are required to contribute 3% of their salary on a pre-tax basis.

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Take this opportunity to make a difference in a student’s life and become part of a great School. Apply today!

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clickinghere ( . All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. Nearest Major Market:Jacksonville

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