Requisition No: 364861
Agency: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Working Title: FLEET EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN - 77072080
Position Number: 77072080
Posting Closing Date: 05/11/2021
- OPEN COMPETITIVE OPPORTUNITY*
FLORIDA FISH & WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION
DIVISION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
OPERATIONAL SUPPORT / FLEET MANAGEMENT
FLEET EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN (BREVARD COUNTY / POSITION NUMBER
The incumbent will perform scheduled preventive maintenance on
FWC inboard/outboard motors, boats, trailers and vehicles including
radios, blue lights and sirens. Assists assigned field offices in
tracking marine engine PM hours/dates. Repair marine engines and
drive systems (outboards/inboard). Diagnose problem(s) identified
in assigned work requests. The incumbent will assist with LE mobile
and portable radio repairs. This will involve interaction and
verbal troubleshooting of officer equipment complaints and the
routing of issues to the proper level of expertise if the repair
cannot be performed immediately. This service will be not limited
to officer radios but will include all law enforcement
The incumbent will remove or assist in the removal of engines or
components and disassembles engines or components for diagnostic
purposes. Performs routine and special checks on engine components;
installs engines as per manufacturer's specifications, test runs
and adjusts engines. The position includes the installation and
repair of mobile and portable radios, marine electrical components,
and other law enforcement electronic equipment The incumbent will
prepare forms and records as directed to document all repair and
support activities; responsible for maintaining accurate inventory
records and maintaining and safeguarding parts and supplies
inventory necessary to make routine repairs. Prepares and submits
reports as required within the appropriate time frame. Responsible
for care, maintenance, repair and security of assigned service
vehicle, tools and equipment. Perform preventative maintenance on
specialized tools and assigned equipment. Responsible for cleaning
shop area, facility's grounds and equipment; review current shop
manuals and technical literature on all marine equipment
Incumbent must provide and maintain hand tools as required to
complete routine tasks associated with the position. Maintains
current knowledge of hardware and software for outboard motors.
Uses electronic test equipment to maintain high quality diagnostic
capability to document and solve problems associated with Radio
systems, outboard motor ECMs, charging systems, other marine and
land based electronic law enforcement equipment. The incumbent will
repair boat trailers. Packs and/or replaces wheel bearings; repairs
wiring and lights; rebuilds or replaces brakes system. Repair or
replaces boat system components. Steering system; lighting system;
fuel system; electrical system; seats; engine control system;
engine instrumentation; hardware, radio systems, blue lights and
other law enforcement equipment installed in vessels. Perform other
duties as assigned including special projects, details, disaster
deployments, multi-agency emergency deployments, other fleet-wide
implementations and modification that involve patrol vehicles and
vessels. Incumbent will maintain proficiency in the diagnoses,
repair, maintenance and operation of all brands and types of agency
utilized outboard motors, trailers, vessels, and other specialized
law enforcement equipment as required.
The incumbent will maintain familiarity with current shop
manuals and technical literature on all marine equipment serviced.
The incumbent is responsible for maintaining a safe and clean work
The incumbent will 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.
LEVEL 2 BACKGROUND AND FINGERPRINTS REQUIRED
Knowledge of the principles and techniques required to
accomplish routine marine equipment repair. Ability to work on
marine and land based mechanical and electrical/electronic
equipment. Must display knowledge of a wide variety of electronic,
electrical and mechanical equipment diagnosis and repair
Skilled in the use of the tools and equipment used in the
mechanical, electronic and electrical repairs equipment. Ability to
follow instructions and complete work assignments issued by
supervisor. Ability to maintain a clean, neat and safe work
station. Ability to work independently. Ability to maintain
effective working relationships with others. Computer and
administrative skills necessary to complete reports in a timely
- Must have a valid driver's license.
- Must pass a level 2 background check if selected.
- Must have working knowledge necessary to accomplish routine
marine equipment repair.
- Must be able to work on marine, land based mechanical and
- Must be able to diagnosis and repair a wide variety of
electronic, electrical and mechanical equipment.
- Must possess computer and administrative skills to complete
reports in a timely manner.
- Must be able to travel at short notice and possibly for an
extended period of time.
- Must be able to operate vessels from 16-36 feet.
- Must have at least 2 years' experience working at a retail or
government marine repair facility as a mechanic.
- Must have received formal training from at least two of the
following manufacturers (BRP, Mercury, Yamaha, Suzuki or
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
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. 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 clicking here. All documentation is
due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
Nearest Major Market: Melbourne