Current Job Opportunity


August 20, 2014

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Number


Position Title

Maintenance Engineer – Supreme Court

Job Location

Supreme Court, Office of the Marshal, Tallahassee, Florida

Salary Range

$2,318.32 - $4,669.10 Monthly*

*The successful candidate will be hired at the minimum salary.

Job Description

The essential function of the position within the organization is to perform skilled tasks in repairing and maintaining the Supreme Court’s facilities, systems, grounds and equipment. The position works under general supervision of the Deputy Director for Facilities.

Examples of Work Performed

(Note: The examples of work as listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.)

  • Inspects, maintains and repairs systems such as air conditioning, electrical, plumbing, irrigation or telephone.
  • Repairs and maintains facilities and equipment, including roofs, furniture and small equipment; ensures safety and security of assigned area.
  • Completes special projects requiring design and fabrication of items such as furniture, shelving or timer stands.
  • Inspects assigned grounds for trash, debris and safety hazards; places recycling materials in proper bins; ensures proper placement of dumpsters for pick-up.
  • Reconfigures office space, including removing walls, relocating wiring and adding electrical circuits.
  • Performs miscellaneous tasks such as procuring equipment parts, picking-up, distributing and delivering mail to the post office, ensuring proper set-up of court and making required corrections, or making bank deposits.

Education and Training Guidelines


  • Associate’s degree in carpentry, construction, and air-conditioning, electrical and plumbing repair.
  • Additional relevant experience may substitute for the recommended educational level on a year-for-year basis.



  • Two years of related experience.
  • Additional relevant education may substitute for the recommended experience on a year-for-year basis, excluding supervisory experience.


Licenses, Certifications, and Registrations Required:

  • Requires valid State of Florida Driver’s License.


Data Responsibility: Collects, classifies, and formats data or information.


People Responsibility: Provides assistance to people to achieve task completion; may instruct or assign duties to co-workers.  


Assets Responsibility: Requires some responsibility for achieving minor economies and/or preventing minor losses through the handling of or accounting for equipment, supplies or small amounts of money.


Mathematical Requirements: Uses basic algebra calculating variables and formulas, and/or basic geometry, calculating plane and solid figures; may compute ratios and proportions or percentages.

Communications Requirements: Reads technical instructions, charts, and/or procedures manuals; composes routine reports and completes job forms; speaks compound sentences using standard grammar.


Complexity of Work: Performs skilled work involving rules/systems with almost constant problem solving; requires normal attention with short periods of concentration for accurate results and occasional exposure to unusual pressure.


Impact of Decisions: Makes decisions with moderate impact - affects those in work unit.


Equipment Usage: Handles machines, tools, equipment, or work aids involving moderate latitude for judgment regarding attainment of standard or in selecting appropriate items, such as hand or power tools or vehicles.


Safety of Others: Refers to the responsibility for other people’s safety, either inherent in the job or to assure the safety of the general public. Requires responsibility for safety and health of others and/or for occasional enforcement of the standards of public safety or health.

Special Comments

How to Apply

Submit a current and complete State of Florida Employment Application to the People First Service Center online at

For additional information, questions, or concerns, please contact: Mike Powers at 850-922-6626.

An application must be submitted for the position listing the appropriate class title and position number for which you are applying. Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date.

The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal background check.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, genetic information or disability

We hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers.

If you need an accommodation to participate in the application/selection process, please call the contact person at the number indicated for each respective position. Persons using a TDD may call the contact person through the Florida Relay Service 1-800-955-8771.