Multi-Trades Worker

Recruitment #1810-MUTRWKAG08-007

Introduction

WHY JOIN US

Hillsborough County Government provides employees with careers that are both professionally and personally rewarding. With a wide range of independent agencies to choose from, the opportunities within Hillsborough County Government are endless! You are not just an employee within the government, you are an ambassador and business partner making a huge impact within our community that helps shape our future.

WHY WE EXIST

Our mission is to provide effective quality service at a reasonable cost with courtesy, integrity and accountability in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life of our diverse population.

JOB OVERVIEW

A Multi Trades Worker performs entry-level to journey-level work in one or more building trades (such as plumbing, electrical, masonry/finisher, painting, roofing, and welding) and involve the maintenance, repair, alteration, and construction of fixtures, equipment, and facilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of the tenth grade;

AND

Three years of experience as a skilled trades worker in two or more of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting, or other skilled trades;

AND

Possession of a valid Driver License.

OR

Completion of the tenth grade;

AND

Two years of experience as a Multi-Trades Worker I with Hillsborough County;

AND 

Possession of a valid Driver License.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals

WORK CATEGORY

Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • The work is performed in an environment where various types of chemicals are used
  • Required to work in outside in all types of weather.
  • Must be able to safely use hand and power tools
  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment and tools.
  • Required to lift up to 50 lbs. and climb up to 35 Feet.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    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 one or more of the activities described below:

    • Repairs and adjusts plumbing, water lines, electrical wiring and equipment, plastering, furniture, shelves, doors, windows, and machines of various kinds.
    • Participates in the erection of small structures and the more complex alteration, repair and maintenance of plumbing, electric, and water systems and/or fixtures, brick, cement, HVAC, and carpentry work.
    • Paints interiors and exteriors of buildings.
    • Performs electric and acetylene welding, brazing, and fabrication.
    • Operates power equipment to include lathes, drill presses, threading machines, air compressors and gas operated saws.
    • May supervise assigned laborers and trades helpers in maintenance work.
    • May operate medium to heavy motorized equipment.
    • Drives a vehicle to and from work sites.
    • Cleans work site upon work completion.
    • Performs other related duties as required

      JOB SPECIFICATIONS

      • Working knowledge of procedures and techniques used in two or more construction trades.
      • Working 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/gas operated tools and equipment used in building and construction.
      • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and drawings.
      • Ability to work effectively with others.
      • Ability to prioritize work.
      • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
      • Ability to proof own work and work of others.
      • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
      • Ability to work effectively with others.

        Conclusion

        WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU

        We offer much more than the competitive pay you expect. We value our employees and Hillsborough County Government is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. And because we understand that no two people are exactly alike, you can choose what best suits the needs of you and your family.

        • Health Plan: The County pays towards health insurance premiums for all employees. Employees can select from two (2) healthcare plan options. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
        • Dental Insurance: Employees are eligible to enroll in the dental coverage and choose from four options: High DMO, Low DMO, a network Open Access Plan, and a PPO. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
        • Vision Care: Employees and their dependents are eligible to enroll in the vision coverage. Co-payment coverage includes exams, lens and frame, as well as an allowable contact lens expense. Coverage is effective the first of the month following thirty (30) days of employment.
        • Employee Assistance Program: This program provides all employees and family members with professional, confidential counseling sessions. All employees and dependents are afforded up to six (6) free visits per Plan year. Coverage begins on the first day of employment.
        • Tuition Reimbursement: Employees may be reimbursed up to $1,000 (undergraduate), $2000 (graduate) per fiscal year for classes at an accredited college or university for courses that enhance your ability to perform your current job duties.
        • Holidays: Employees receive up to twelve (12) paid holidays per year.

        Visit our Benefits page for more exciting details.

        Veteran’s Preference:

        Do you qualify for Veteran's Preference? Preference will only be entitled upon initial appointment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans. Documentation that clearly shows dates of service, campaign awards or medals received, and character of discharge (DD-214 Member-4 or Service-2 copy) to support entitlement to preference must be provided at the time of application.

        Equal Opportunity Employer:

        Hillsborough County Government provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hillsborough County Government complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

        Hillsborough County welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

        Hillsborough County Government expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Hillsborough County Government’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge

        Hillsborough County is a drug free workplace.

        Response/Recovery Activities:

        Employees are required to participate in response/recovery activities in response to an emergency or natural disaster affecting County operations and/or its citizens. In such situations, every effort will be made to maintain operations, but employees will be assigned to carry out response activities suited to their skills and capabilities. *MON*