Maintenance Technician -$1000 Sign-on Incentive

1926 E Michigan St, Orlando FL 32806
$16.32 - $21.53 (Based on policy)
May 08, 2024
Jun 21, 2024
Job ID 34776
Contract Type
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level



The Facilities Management Division is seeking a highly qualified Maintenance Technician. The Maintenance Technician position is essential to the maintenance district as it performs a wide range of duties such as painting, carpentry, minor electrical, dry wall, plumbing, and minor HVAC repairs for the purpose of maintaining and repairing buildings throughout the Central Orange County.

The Facilities Management Division prides itself on providing outstanding customer service through teamwork, innovation, and the development of positive relationships with our customers and teammates. Our mission is to provide safe, sustainable, and well-maintained facilities and services through high standards of integrity, professionalism, and ethics.

We are committed to providing a work culture that emphasizes mutual respect, trust, career development, and a collaborative work environment that recognizes individual achievements.

Representative Duties
  • Performs general maintenance and repair tasks for plumbing systems, building envelope, mechanical and / or HVAC equipment, and electrical systems.
  • Performs painting, carpentry, and dry wall repairs.
  • Checks and maintains assigned facilities, equipment or system for preventive maintenance and critical operation factors.
  • Using a variety of tools, test and calibration equipment applies accepted maintenance, service, and repair procedures to maintain or return item to proper operation conditions.
  • Modifies or replaces components as necessary.
  • Consults with specific trades' employees or supervisor on special maintenance and repair problems.
  • Performs service and minor repairs on a wide variety of equipment.
  • Multi-trade assignments and responsibilities based on daily operational needs. 
  • Performs other related work as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a High school or equivalent and one (1) year of experience in skill trade, craft, or maintenance experience or an equivalent combination of revelant education and experience on a year for year basis.

Must possess a valid Class E Florida Driver's License by date of hire. 

  • General knowledge of building maintenance (i.e. apartment complex maintenance).
  • Ability to learn and the willingness to be trained and/or obtain training in skilled areas. 
  • Basic skills such as electrical, mechanical, plumbing, carpentry, etc.
  • Must be willing to be sent on routine calls (i.e. changing lights, outlets, switch plates, HVAC filters; unstop toilets, etc.) and assist skilled trades personnel when needed. 
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include weekends, holidays, shifts, standby and after-hours due to operational requirements.
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to work in a team environment.
  • May be required to possess and maintain the appropriate valid Commercial Driver’s License for the type of equipment operated.

All applicants must complete the online application in full.

Standard work hours are from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.

The initial assignment is Central District however, this position is subject to assignment at any Facilities Management location due to project, task, or operational requirements. 

All applicants selected for hire with Orange County Government must successfully complete a Criminal and Background check.

Employee Benefits:

  • $1,000 sign on Bonus
  • Retention bonuses based on years of service
  • Company issued truck with tools
  • Uniforms and Safety Shoes
  • Paid Training, Licenses, and Certifications
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance that Start on First Day
  • Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account options
  • Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • FRS (Florida Retirement System)
  • 457 Retirement Savings
  • Paid Time Off that Accrues with Years of Service
  • Paid Holidays
  • Free access to Orlando Magic gyms for the whole family, free access to County Wellworks gyms

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