Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

  • Multi-Trades Worker I (Detention Facilities)

    Job Location US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
  • Salary Minimum

    USD $30,388.80/Yr.

    Salary Maximum

    USD $53,726.40/Yr.


    Perform semi-skilled work involving two or more trades in the minor construction, maintenance, and repair of buildings, equipment, and facilities.


    Non-standard hours including nights, holidays and weekends


    Twelve-month initial probationary period

    Location (Subject to Change)

    Orient Road Jail/Falkenburg Road Jail and various locations throughout Hillsborough County

    Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

    Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

    • Perform lawn, landscape and grounds maintenance funtions in a subtropical climate.
    • Assist electricians in installing and repairing electrical wiring, fixtures, and related equipment.
    • Assist painters in mixing and matching paints, stains, and painting.
    • Assist plumbers in installing, maintaining, and repairing pipes, valves, faucets, sinks, and other plumbing facilities.
    • Assist masons in laying brick, cement block, and sidewalks.
    • Assist carpenters in repairing chairs, tables, fences, doors, windows, floor, and other articles and fixtures.
    • Assist maintenance personnel in the repair and maintenance of buildings.
    • Assist HVAC mechanics in the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning equipment.
    • Assist equipment mechanics in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and/or diesel operated vehicles or other related mechanical components.
    • Assist with the construction, maintenance, and repair of roads, ditches, culverts, and associated structures.
    • Assist in the repair and maintenance of tools and equipment.
    • Assist in the use of gas/electric operated equipment.
    • Clean work sites upon work completion.
    • Drive a motor vehicle to and from work sites.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Some knowledge of procedures and techniques used in two or more construction trades.
    • Some knowledge of the construction and maintenance of various types of buildings and facilities.
    • Some knowledge of safety procedures and safety equipment.
    • Skill in the use of hand and electrical tools and equipment used in building and construction.
    • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and drawings.
    • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability to perform a variety of physical tasks.
    • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
    • Ability to work effectively with others.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.


    A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
    One year of experience as an assistant in two or more of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting, or other skilled trades.


    Successful completion of the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office Multi-Trades Worker Trainee status.

    Additional Requirements

    • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
    • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
    • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
    • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
    • No felony convictions within lifetime.
    • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
    • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
    • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

    Benefit Information

    Benefits include but are not limited to:
    - Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
    - Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
    - Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
    - Employee Assistance Program
    - Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
    - Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
    - Tuition reimbursement
    - Paid training


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