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General Trades Technician

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Florida State University
Location
Sarasota, FL

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Job Title: General Trades Technician
Location: Sarasota, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 51163
Department The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art is located in Sarasota, Florida, and is a department of Florida State University. Want to learn more about The Ringling?

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Equal Employment Opportunity

The Ringling is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. As such, we are always seeking individuals dedicated to innovation and excellence. A successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in a diverse, multicultural, and inclusive setting. We especially encourage applications by individuals from underrepresented groups, with a demonstrated commitment to a culturally and intellectually diverse workplace.

Should you require accommodations for the application or interview processes, please email [email protected] or call 941-359-5700 (ext. 1-2605).

Learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

Responsibilities
  • Performs a variety of work to maintain all buildings on campus such as dry wall repair, commercial plumbing, pressure washing, commercial painting, and inspecting buildings/equipment to ensure good and safe operating conditions.

  • Performs routine servicing of mechanical and plumbing systems as part of the preventative maintenance program. Troubleshoots, repairs, and replaces mechanical and plumbing systems/devices.

  • Assists staff on installing and maintaining electrical and mechanical equipment/devices

  • Provides basic support to Ringling ITS with installation and telecommunication devices repair.

  • Generates and responds to emails and work orders via online work order system. Updates work order system once per day regarding progress and/or upon completion of assignment.

  • Assists with emergency and or special Facilities maintenance projects as needed. Remains on-call during designated periods outside normal working hours as needed. While on-call, the incumbent may be required to return to the work site to respond to maintenance emergencies.

Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent and two years of experience. (Note: post high-school education and/or experience may substitute at a comparable rate.) Technical/vocational degree in commercial plumbing or other appropriate trade may substituted for experience.

    Knowledge of the practices and the ability to perform skilled carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, or other related trades work.Ability to meet physical requirements as determined by position. This includes the ability to lift and carry 50 pounds, climb ladders, walk significant distances and work in small spaces.Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Must be able to obtain a lift certification and be physically able and willing to operate an aerial lift. All training provided by The Ringling.

Preferred
  • Technical/vocational degree in commercial plumbing or other appropriate trade
Contact Info

For more information, or for technical assistance, please contact Ringling Human Resources at 941-359-5700 ext. 2605 or [email protected].

Anticipated Salary Range

The anticipated rate of pay will not exceed $29,000 annually and will be based on the education, skills, and experience of the selected candidate. Find out more about our benefits under the "FSU Total Rewards" section.

Pay Plan

This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.

FSU Total Rewards

FSU offers a robust Total Rewards package. Visit our website to learn more about our Compensation, Benefits, Wellness, Recognition, and Employee Development programs.

Use our interactive tool to calculate Total Compensation options based on potential salary, benefits and retirement contributions, earned leave, and other employment-related perks.

Schedule

While the primary working hours for this position are Monday through Friday between 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM, the incumbent may be required to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, special events, and holidays.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Veterans' Preference

Certain servicemembers and veterans, and the spouses and family members of such servicemembers and veterans, receive preference and priority, and certain servicemembers may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements, in employment by the state and its political subdivisions and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. Veterans' Preference applies to University Support Personnel System (USPS) positions only.

IMPORTANT: To claim Veterans' Preference, select “yes” to the question on the application questionnaire and upload a DD-214 (or equivalent), the Veterans' Preference Certification form, and other documentation if applicable with your online application before midnight of the position closing date.

Click the links for eligibility information and required documentation, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

Organization

Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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