Maintenance Technician I (Re-Advertised) 091521-001C

  • Eastern Florida State College
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full time Facilities Maintenance

Job Description

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for the full-time position of Maintenance Technician I on the Melbourne Campus in Melbourne, Florida. 

Shall perform a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled building maintenance and repairs for all buildings and related facilities, furnishings, and equipment.  Duties may include, but are not limited to: painting, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and related trades.

The following minimum qualifications for this position must be met before any applicant will be considered:

  •  High School Diploma or equivalent with two (2) year’s work-related experience in one or more of the following trades: carpentry, electrical, plumbing and painting.
  • Must be familiar with the use of drills, saws, electric motors, and assorted hand tools.
  • Knowledge of construction techniques and standards.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to access and use college supported software.
  • Valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required.
  • This position will require successful fingerprinting and the candidate chosen will be required to pay the associated fee (currently $37.25). This fingerprinting fee ($37.25) is non-refundable.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work will be required to be considered beyond the application phase. *

 *High School Diploma or GED or transcripts or official transcripts of all collegiate work (as appropriate for the position) must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment.  All foreign degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.

 Minimum physical qualifications:

  •  Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and/or move 50+ pounds.
  • Ability to stand, kneel, or work in restricted spaces.
  • Ability to climb and stand on a ladder 6 ft. or higher.
  • Must have good eye-hand coordination.
  • Works outside in various weather conditions.
  • Works in or with moving vehicles and/or equipment.
  • Works in noisy conditions.
  • Works occasionally inside an office.

The annual salary is $25,000Successful internal candidates for external job postings should be aware that their current salary does not transfer to the new position.  Salary will be as advertised in the job announcement.  Full-time employees of Eastern Florida State College receive fringe benefits including health insurance and a retirement plan.

Applications will be accepted from October 6, 2021 through October 17, 2021; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice.  Applications must be submitted prior to 5:00 p.m. on the closing day.  This is a covered position under Chapter 295 Florida Statutes, which provides for Veterans’ Preference in employment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. 


All applicants must apply on-line at the Eastern Florida State College Website in order to be considered for employment.  If an applicant needs assistance in completing the on-line application, he/she should contact Human Resources.  With at least 24 hours advance notice, EFSC can provide readers, Braille, audio cassettes, computer readers, sign language interpreters, and Scribes.


Applications will not be considered after the deadline date unless justified and approved for exception by the Associate Vice President, Human Resources. All successful applicants must complete New Employee Orientation prior to beginning work. 


Eastern Florida State College, Human Resources, 1519 Clearlake Road, Cocoa, FL 32922

Telephone: (321) 433-7070  FAX: (321) 433-7065  Florida Relay: 1-800-955-8770



Eastern Florida State College is dedicated to providing a nondiscriminatory environment which promotes equal access, equal educational opportunity and equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, race, national origin, color, ethnicity, genetic information, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veterans status, ancestry, or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.