Ops Shop Worker

State of Florida Tallahassee, FL
Requisition No: 37980

Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Working Title: OPS SHOP WORKER - 77909221

Position Number: 77909221

Salary: $10 Hourly

Posting Closing Date: 06/25/2018








This position is assigned to the Support Services Section in the Division of Law Enforcement. The primary duty of this position is to provide basic installation and repair/maintenance of radio and related electronic law enforcement communications equipment for marine/terrestrial law enforcement patrol units at assigned division facilities or remote locations. This may include but is not limited to various types of 800MHz SLERS subscriber radios, VHF radios, PA/sirens, LE lighting, laptop computers, GPS, radar, propellers, marine engines and other specialty equipment.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Install required law enforcement equipment to include radar units, radio systems and lighting accessories in new law enforcement patrol vessels/vehicles/specialty equipment to ready them for field deployment; making all necessary connections and field testing to ensure a quality and professional installation. Evaluating/diagnosing failed communications equipment or installed components using basic test equipment to pinpoint operational problems, system and/or equipment issues and recommending repair or replacement to ensure maximum effectiveness. Removing or assisting in the removal of electronic equipment, components or other electronic equipment from mobile and marine law enforcement patrol units.

Maintain proficiency in the diagnoses, repair, maintenance and operation of all communications hardware, modifications and improvements used or installed in law enforcement equipment. Maintain familiarity with current diagnostic/maintenance manuals and technical literature on all equipment serviced and electronics test equipment used. Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean work area. Provide and maintain hand tools as required to complete routine tasks associated with the position and is responsible for maintaining and safeguarding parts and supplies inventory necessary to make routine repairs. Attend training seminars sponsored by the agency, equipment vendors, manufacturers and other entities as required. Complete all training and policy reviews assigned via PowerDMS in a timely manner. Follow all agency and division prescribed policies, procedures and guidelines, this includes but is not limited to the timely completion of timesheets. Responsible for maintaining accurate inventory records for any parts issued to their work station. Demonstrate a positive work ethic and will proactively and positively interact with co-workers to ensure a productive working environment. The incumbent will maintain good communication with section management to ensure mutual goals are reached in support of the division's mission.

Performs other related tasks as required.

Knowledge, skills and abilities, knowledge of procedures, techniques and equipment used for installing, maintaining and troubleshooting electronic and radio communications to a non-component level. Skilled in the use of basic test equipment. Skilled in the use of the tools and equipment used in the mechanical, electronic and electrical repairs of equipment. Ability to work on marine and land based mechanical and electrical/electronic equipment. Ability to diagnose and resolve technical problems. Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Ability to follow instructions and complete work assignments in a timely manner. Ability to maintain a clean, neat and safe work station. Ability to work independently. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with others. Ability to use a computer.

Selected candidate must successfully pass a level 2 background check.

Minimum Requirements

Must have a valid driver's license

Must have experince as an installer for 12 volt electronics

Must supply basic hand tools

Must be eligible to operate heavy equipment such as a fork lift.

Must be able to lift objects weighing at least 70 pounds.

Must be able to work a four - day, ten - hour shift.

Must be able to climb in and out of vehicles/vessels and trailers to install/repair equipment?

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.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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