Maintenance Mechanic

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Maintenance Mechanic
Position Number 337950
Requisition Number B06116
Position Type Support Staff Non Exempt
Class Code 6466
Time-limited through
Type of Appointment Full-Time
Faculty Position Sub-Type
Length of Appointment
Internal Recruitment? No
Working Hours 7am-3:30pm
Department Maintenance and Energy Management
Organization Physical Facilities
Division Administration & Finance
Approved Hiring Salary Range $25,000.00
Pay Basis Annually

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

General Description / Primary Purpose

This is skilled trades work in carpentry and includes performing the repair of wooden structures, modifications to existing building interiors, hanging sheetrock, roofing and flooring work, cabinet fabrication, and concrete work.

Essential Duties

Job Function

95% 1. Carpentry work 2. Modification work 3. Drywall work 4. Floor coverings installation and repair 5. Roofing/suspended ceiling installation and repair 6. Cabinet work 7. Applies paints, anti-corrosion products, and other coatings 8. Supplementary responsibilities 9. Installs and repairs wall coverings This position is designated as a Tier 2 respondent for designated campus emergencies and events. In the event of a declared campus emergency, the position incumbent will make every effort to return to campus when directed.

Percentage Of Time 95

Posting Detail Information

Marginal Functions

5% Leadership. a) Supervises lesser skilled workers in the absence of immediate supervisor; b) discusses projects with immediate supervisor to exchange ideas on methods to be used and to eliminate misunderstandings prior to beginning the work; c) takes responsibility seriously and works to achieve goals of management.

Required Qualifications

Completion of an approved apprenticeship program for multiple trades; or a high school diploma and three years of experience directly related to the job functions. Directly related college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Faculty Position Required Qualifications
Departmental Requirements
Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a level II background check, which includes fingerprinting. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification

Valid Florida Driver’s License

Machines/Equipment used regularly

radial arm saws; planers; hand tools; trucks, electric carts; table and circular saws; power drills & drill presses; bench tools

Anticipated Start Date 01/16/2018
Job Posting Date 12/21/2017
Application Review Date
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled Yes
Point of Contact Information Valtina Kearse 904-620-1179
Hiring Official Wallace Harris
Location if not Jacksonville
Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online will not be considered for this position. Once you submit your completed application you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Valtina Kearse at (904) 620-1179.


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position is eligible for veterans' preference under Florida law. For additional information regarding veteran's preference, please review the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs website by copying and pasting this link into another browser window: If you claim veterans' preference, you may be asked for supplemental documentation, such as a DD-214. Do you meet one or more of these criteria, and claim Veterans' Preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. DD-214