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					                        ATHLETIC FIELD MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN


KIND OF WORK: Under limited supervision, performs skilled work in the area of athletic field
maintenance. Work includes analyzing each athletic field’s specific requirements and developing a
treatment plan to maintain the field in satisfactory condition; fertilizing and treating for weeds and pests;
performing scheduled maintenance on assigned equipment; using and storing chemicals in accordance
with applicable local, state and federal guidelines; and providing technical assistance to school coaches in
the proper care and maintenance of their fields and equipment. May perform quality assurance
inspections of contract groundskeepers or provide guidance to Plant Services Inspectors performing such
inspections. This class lies below that of School Utility Leaderman and above that of Athletic Field
Maintenance Assistant.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Analyzes and tracks turf conditions to determine the appropriate type of
fertilizer and micronutrients required for each field. Mixes insecticides, herbicides and fertilizer. Applies
materials to athletic fields. Lifts, up to 50 pounds, bags of fertilizer and loads onto a truck or into the
spreader hopper. Operates tractor and attachments in the care of athletic fields and to load or unload onto
or from transport trailer. Removes and replaces tractor attachments as required. Drives a one-ton stake
truck with trailer used in the transportation of the tractor and its attachments. Uses and stores chemicals
and hazardous materials in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines. Performs preventative
maintenance on assigned equipment and associated attachments. Coordinates the application of
fertilizer/pest control products to athletic fields with the District Athletic Director and school coaches to
minimize conflicts with school activities. Provides technical assistance to coaches in developing
irrigation and mowing schedules that complement field treatments and with preventative maintenance of
assigned equipment such as mowers and aerators and to the Plant Services Inspector regarding quality
assurance checks of contract groundskeepers. Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the care and maintenance of bermuda and
bahaia turf grasses used for District athletic fields. Knowledge of local, state and federal guidelines
regarding the use and storage of chemicals and hazardous materials used in the care and maintenance of
athletic fields. Knowledge of safety procedures and first aid. Skill in recognizing the different types,
causes for, and proper treatment of weed and insect infestations. Skill in mixing insecticides, herbicides
and fertilizer and applying to athletic fields. Skill in the operation and maintenance of a one-ton truck
with trailer, tractor and attachments, and other equipment used in the care and maintenance of athletic
fields. Ability to develop irrigation and mowing schedules which complement athletic field treatments.
Ability to read, understand and apply written instructions, Duval County School Board Policies and other
job-related materials. Ability to make mathematical calculations, including algebraic formulas. Ability to
communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A four-year combination of education, training and experience in turf
management which includes at least two years of athletic field/golf course maintenance experience. A
State of Florida limited certification in lawn and ornamental pest control and valid Florida driver’s license
are required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment.


Note: This class has a one-year probationary period.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S815

APPROVED: October 18, 1999

REVISED: August 26, 2009
                                                                                                         S720
                                      CARPENTER FOREMAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work at the supervisor level in planning, directing, coordinating,
overseeing, and monitoring the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of buildings, structures,
equipment and furniture involving rough and finished carpentry. Work requires a thorough knowledge of the
techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the
construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of buildings, structures, equipment and furniture involving
rough and finished carpentry. Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned
personnel. Contacts require skills in understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results. Work is
performed in both office and field environments where there are some risks and hazards, but they are
controllable. Operates computers, radios, calculators, motor vehicles, and carpentry power, mechanical and
hand tools and equipment. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing, and
include exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under limited supervision
where the work assignments are subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in
terms of quality, timeliness, and adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
        Plans, directs, coordinates, oversees, and monitors the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair
        of buildings, structures, equipment and furniture involving rough and finished carpentry.
        Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned personnel.
        Conducts employee performance evaluations and administers discipline as needed.
        Develops and implements preventative maintenance schedules.
        Inspects progression of work in assigned facilities.
        Diagnoses problems and determines remedial procedures.
        Prepares work specifications for job materials and labor.
        Prepares and approves purchase orders and storeroom requisitions for parts, materials, and supplies;
        maintains records; and submits reports of materials, costs and charges.
        Forecasts personnel and equipment needs for budget preparation and monitors expenditures.
        Reviews bids submitted by private contractors for compliance with purchasing practices and
        procedures.
        Establishes and maintains job-related reports and records.
        Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
        Knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices and procedures used in planning, directing,
        coordinating, overseeing, and monitoring the construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of
        buildings, structures, equipment and furniture involving rough and finished carpentry.
        Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, tools, materials and equipment used in construction,
        repair and maintenance of buildings and other properties requiring carpentry work.
        Knowledge of the interrelationship of other trades with carpentry.
        Knowledge of budgetary practices and procedures.
        Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
        Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
        Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
        Ability to schedule, train, assign, monitor, review and evaluate the work of assigned personnel.
        Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, specifications, and contracts.
        Ability to make estimates of materials and time required for specific assignments.
        Ability to read, comprehend, and apply written job-related materials including Civil Service and
        Personnel Rules and Regulations, Collective Bargaining Agreements and School Board Policies and
        Procedures.
        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and
        principals and other administrators.
        Ability to communicate effectively and complete required reports.
        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for a period of at
least one year in the class of Carpenter may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Class D Driver's license is required
prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVED: 08/26/71

REVISED:          10/03/74
                  01/20/77
                  06/30/82
                  02/28/90
                  07/18/00
                  05/23/06
                                                                                                        S722

                                    CARPENTER LEADERMAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work at the working supervisor level overseeing, coordinating,
monitoring, and in constructing, altering, maintaining and repairing buildings, structures, equipment and
furniture involving rough and finished carpentry. Work requires knowledge of the principles, practices,
methods, tools, materials and equipment of the carpentry trade. Trains, assigns, monitors, and reviews the
work of assigned personnel. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others and in
understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results. Work is standardized in that tasks are covered
by substantially diversified procedures and standards, but some latitude is permitted to consider the most
appropriate method, technique, or procedure to follow. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors, where
there are some risks and hazards associated with working in the carpentry and construction fields. Physical
demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing ladders, stooping, bending and reaching;
occasionally lifting or moving equipment, ladders and objects weighing up to 50 pound; and includes exposure
to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Operates and/or uses carpentry tools and equipment such as
power saws; joiners; wood lathes; boring, sanding and mortising machines; hand planers, saws, squares, and
levels; edging machines; drill presses; and motor vehicles. Work is performed under limited supervision where
the work assignments are subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in terms
of quality, timeliness, and for adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Oversees, coordinates, monitors, and performs construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of
    structures, equipment and furniture involving rough and finished carpentry.
    Coordinates carpentry projects with other crafts.
    Trains, assigns, monitors, and reviews the work of assigned personnel.
    Conducts employee performance evaluations and administers discipline as needed.
    Prepares designs and layouts for carpentry work.
    Estimates time, material and labor needed for carpentry projects.
    Prepares purchase orders and storeroom requisitions for parts, materials, and supplies.
    Inspects work for compliance with building codes and safety regulations.
    Provides technical advice and assistance to supervisors and other employees.
    Establishes and maintains applicable records.
    Operates a pick-up truck or ¾- ton truck in the performance of duties.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of the carpentry trade.
    Knowledge of state and local building codes.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the carpentry trade.
    Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
    Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
    Skill in constructing, altering, maintaining and repairing buildings, structures, equipment and
    furniture involving rough and finished carpentry.
    Skill in operating equipment and tools used in construction, alteration, maintenance and repair of
    structures, equipment and furniture involving rough and finished carpentry
    Ability to read, comprehend, and apply written instructions, manuals, technical diagrams, blueprints,
    and other job-related materials
    Ability to read, comprehend and apply Civil Service and Personnel Rules and Regulations, Collective
    Bargaining Agreements, School Board Policies and Procedures and other management or supervisory-
    related materials and information.
    Ability to establish and maintain records and prepare reports of work performed.
        Ability to communicate effectively.
        Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
        Ability to make estimates of time, labor and material.
        Ability to train, assign, monitor, and review the work of assigned personnel.
        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and
        principals and other administrators.
        Ability to climb ladders; stoop, bend and reach; and lift or move equipment, ladders and objects
        weighing up to 50 pounds.
        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A five-year combination of education, training and experience in the carpentry
trade. Time spent in approved apprenticeship programs may be accepted for up to four years of the required
experience.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for one year in the
class of Carpenter and meet the open requirements may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Class D Driver's license is required
prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: July 18, 2000
                                                                                                                        S721
                                                      CARPENTER

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work in the construction, alteration, repair and maintenance of buildings and
fixtures which requires the performance of rough and finished carpentry and skilled hand and bench carpentry including the
operation of power-driven woodworking machinery. Work requires knowledge of techniques, methods, and procedures
used in carpentry. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others. Work is semi-routine in that
tasks are covered by somewhat diversified procedures and precedents, but some latitude is permitted to consider the most
appropriate method, technique, or procedure to follow. Work is performed inside and outside where there are some risks and
hazards, but they are predictable and controllable. Operates and/or uses carpentry tools and equipment such as power saws;
joiners; wood lathes; boring, sanding and mortising machines; hand planers, saws, squares, and levels; edging machines;
drill presses; and motor vehicles. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing ladders,
stooping, bending and reaching; occasionally lifting or moving equipment, ladders and objects weighing up to 50 pound; and
includes exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where the
work assignments are varied and the worker is permitted some latitude to set priorities subject to superior’s approval and the
work is subject to inspection for workmanship and appearance during progress and upon completion.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Performs general carpentry work in the alteration, repair, and maintenance of buildings, floors, stairways, partitions,
    doors and related wood fixtures.
    Designs and builds bookcases, chests, lockers, cabinets, and shelves.
    Performs skilled bench work in a carpenter shop operating power saws, joiners, wood lathes, planers, and boring,
    sanding and mortising machines.
    Cleans, sharpens, and repairs hand and bench tools.
    Repairs mechanical doors and locks.
    Performs masonry, glazing, roofing, and sheetmetal work including forming and pouring concrete.
    Monitors, assigns and reviews the work of assigned subordinates.
    Operates carpentry equipment and tools including ladders.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the techniques, methods, and procedures used in carpentry.
    Knowledge of the equipment, materials, and tools used in carpentry.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    Skill in the care and use of materials, tools, and equipment used in carpentry.
    Ability to read and apply job related materials.
    Ability to work from sketches and blueprints.
    Ability to perform mathematical computations to include proportions, linear measurements and board feet.
    Ability to communicate effectively.
    Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
    Ability to climb ladders; stoop, bend and reach; and lift or move equipment, ladders and objects weighing up to 50
    pounds.
    Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS:              Must have had at least four (4) years of experience in the carpentry field. Time spent in
approved apprenticeship programs may be accepted for the required experience on a year for year basis. Applicants who
possess a journeyman’s certificate from a State approved apprenticeship program will have their names entered on the
eligibility list without being required to take an assembled civil service examination.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:                   All permanent employees of the unit in which the vacancy exists who have
satisfactorily served for one (1) year in the class of School Carpenter Trainee IV may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver’s License is required prior to appointment
and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVED:                April 14, 1977                     REVISED:         February 11, 1982; June 3, 1982; July 18,2000
                                                                                                          S691
                                           CEMENT MASON

KIND OF WORK:              Under general supervision, performs skilled work in the installation, repair and
maintenance of concrete surfaces to include laying block below ground level, building forms and finishing
concrete. This class lies above that of School Utility Trainee III and below that of School Utility Leaderman.
Requires ability to work from blueprints, diagrams and/or sketches. Directs the work of Trainees and Helpers
as assigned. Reports to the School Utility Leaderman and/or Foreman who reviews work for results obtained.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: Prepares area for repair or installation work which may include breaking out
and removing old concrete; establishing line and grade; grading; building and setting forms, mixing and
pouring concrete; smoothes and finishes surfaces of poured concrete to specified depth and workable
consistency. May finish vertical surfaces and remove rough or defective sports from vertical surfaces with
chisel and hammer and patch holes. May place steel in concrete structures. Constructs and repairs retainer
walls, curbs and gutters, benches, and manholes requiring the use of cement. Fills out appropriate work orders.
Drives truck to work locations. Performs related duties as required.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                           Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and
equipment used in concrete work. Ability to lay out and perform skilled cement finishing work. Ability to
understand and follow oral and written instructions, sketches, blueprints, etc. Knowledge of occupational
hazards and safety procedures of the trade. Requires skill in the use and care of the tools and equipment used
concrete work. Physical ability to withstand arduous work, requiring kneeling, stooping, bending, handling,
lifting and reaching.


PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have satisfactorily served for one year in the class of School Utility Trainee III may apply. (All permanent
employees in the class of School Utility Mechanic any apply.) A valid Florida Class D driver’s license is
required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have had a least three years experience in working with concrete to
include building forms, establishing line and grade, and finishing concrete. A valid Florida Class D driver’s
license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S691

APPROVED: 05/29/70

REVISED:          07/02/81
                  12/06/96
                                                                                                               S853
                              COMPUTER REPAIR TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is entry level technical work in installing, maintaining and repairing personal computers,
printers, facsimile machines, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment. This class lies below that of
Computer Repair Technician and requires knowledge of electronic and computer principles and mechanics of
computers and computer network associated devices and equipment. As this is the trainee level, employees will be
trained for a period of one year in the installation, diagnoses and repair of personal computers, printers, facsimile
machines, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment, at the end of which the employee will be
advanced to Computer Repair Technician or separated from employment. Contacts require basic courtesy, tact, and
effectiveness in dealing with others, and include contacts to request or provide information, ask questions or obtain
clarifications. Work is semi-routine in that tasks are covered by standard practices and procedures. Work is
performed primarily in buildings and structures where risks and hazards are substantial, but are known, somewhat
predictable, and mostly controllable. Physical demands are moderate and consist primarily of standing, stooping,
bending, reaching, climbing, walking at work sites for extended periods of time, and occasionally lifting and
moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Operates motor vehicle and uses equipment and tools necessary for
installing and repairing personal computers, printers, facsimile machines, computer networks and associated
electronic equipment. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and
subject to instructions and established work routines.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all-inclusive)
 Participates in an on-the-job training program on the installing, diagnosing and repairing of personal computers,
  printers, facsimile machines, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment.
 Installs hardware, peripheral equipment and system components and devices.
 Identifies and provides resolution to hardware-related issues through telephone contact or on-site visits as
  required.
 Performs analysis and testing of new hardware, peripherals, component devices, applications, features, and/or
  upgrades to determine compatibility and effect on current work processes.
 Prepares and maintains documentation concerning service requests, parts and supplies used, maintenance
  scheduling, and recommendations for equipment replacement.
 Installs closed and networked computers and related office systems, to include cabling and related connectivity
  devices.
 Communicates equipment, system or performance issues to appropriate personnel or vendor; performs follow
  up to ensure issues are resolved.
 Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the principles, concepts and practices in the installing and repairing personal computers,
    printers, facsimile machines, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment.
    Ability to use monitoring, diagnostic, and installation equipment and tools for personal computers, printers,
    facsimile machines, computer networks and associated electronic equipment.
    Ability to bench test personal computers, printers, facsimile machines, and associated electronic equipment.
    Ability to read, understand, analyze, and apply technical data, manuals, schematics, and related
    specifications.
    Ability to complete forms, prepare reports and draw schematics regarding work performed.
    Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division,
    decimals, percentages and use algebraic and geometric principles.
    Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
    Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in
    assigned objectives.
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
    Ability to communicate effectively.
    Ability to distinguish colors.
       Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two year combination of education, training and experience in installing,
diagnosing and repairing of electronic office equipment, one year of which must have included personal computers
and/or computer networks.

Successfully completed college-level computer repair-related coursework may substitute for the required
experience on the basis of three (3) semester hours for six months of experience. In addition, computer repair-
related certifications may substitute for the required experience. Such substitution is dependent upon the
complexity and currency of training received to performance of essential functions.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

Note: This class has a one-year probationary period.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S853

APPROVAL DATE: 1/28/02
                                                                                                                S852
                                     COMPUTER REPAIR TECHNICIAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled technical work in installing, diagnosing and repairing personal computers,
printers, facsimile machines, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment. Work requires knowledge
of electronic and computer principles and mechanics of computers and computer network associated devices and
equipment. Contacts require basic courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others, and include contacts to
request or provide information, ask questions or obtain clarifications. Work is semi-routine in that tasks are covered
by standard practices and procedures, but some latitude is permitted to consider the most appropriate practice or
procedure to follow; however, the work also involves differing situations requiring comparison of problem
elements to reference points within one's own experience and exercise of judgment to match the prior decision.
Work is performed primarily in buildings and structures where risks and hazards are substantial, but are known,
somewhat predictable, and mostly controllable. Physical demands are moderate and consist primarily of standing,
stooping, bending, reaching, climbing, walking at work sites for extended periods of time, and occasionally lifting
and moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds. Operates motor vehicle and uses equipment and tools necessary for
installing, diagnosing and repairing personal computers, printers, facsimile machines, computer networks and
associated electronic equipment. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are
varied and, although subject to instructions and established work routines, the worker is permitted some latitude to
set own priorities subject to superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all-inclusive)
 Installs hardware, peripheral equipment and system components and devices.
 Ensures program changes in software and software updates support efficient system integration and operability
  with respect to hardware compatibility.
 Performs analysis, identification, and evaluation of system compatibility and integration issues; resolves or
  provides recommendation for replacement or off-site servicing.
 Receives customer and end user complaints and requests for system support; provides end user guidance in
  system use, operating systems, system applications, and proper system care.
 Identifies and provides resolution to hardware-related issues through telephone contact or on-site visits as
  required.
 Plans, coordinates, and schedules maintenance and repair, and implementation and testing of new features,
  upgrades, and system modifications; coordinates repairs in a time efficient manner to minimize disruption in
  system utility.
 Performs analysis and testing of new hardware, peripherals, component devices, applications, features, and/or
  upgrades to determine compatibility and effect on current work processes.
 Prepares and maintains documentation concerning service requests, parts and supplies used, maintenance
  scheduling, and recommendations for equipment replacement.
 Installs closed and networked computers and related office systems, to include cabling and related connectivity
  devices.
 Communicates equipment, system or performance issues to appropriate personnel or vendor; performs follow
  up to ensure issues are resolved.
 Researches solutions to hardware problems as needed, to include communicating with external vendors
  concerning equipment, product information, and end user technical support.
 Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the principles, concepts and practices in the installing, diagnosing and repairing of personal
    computers, printers, facsimile machines, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment.
    Knowledge of industry standards, regulations and safety procedures.
    Skill in use of monitoring, diagnostic, and installation equipment and tools for personal computers, printers,
    facsimile machines, computer networks, and associated electronic equipment.
    Ability to bench test personal computers, printers, facsimile machines, and associated electronic equipment.
    Ability to read, understand, analyze, and apply technical data, manuals, schematics, and related
    specifications.
       Ability to complete forms, prepare reports and draw schematics regarding work performed.
       Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division,
       decimals, percentages and use algebraic and geometric principles.
       Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
       Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and
       standards to specific situations.
       Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in
       assigned objectives.
       Ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving evaluation of
       information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
       Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
       Ability to communicate effectively.
       Ability to distinguish colors.
       Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A three year combination of education, training and experience in installing,
diagnosing and repairing personal computers, printers, facsimile machines, computer networks, and associated
electronic equipment.

Successfully completed college-level computer repair-related coursework may substitute for up to two years of the
required experience on the basis of three (3) semester hours for six months of experience. In addition, computer
repair-related certifications may substitute for up to two years of the required experience. Such substitution is
dependent upon the complexity and currency of training received to performance of essential functions.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for a period of one year in
the class of Computer Repair Technician Assistant may upon recommendation be automatically promoted.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S852

APPROVAL DATE: 1/28/02
                                                                                                          S990
                                      ELECTRICIAN ASSISTANT

Kind of Work: This is unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving the installation, repair, and
operation of electrical systems. Work requires a basic knowledge of methods, procedures, meters, tools, and
equipment used in installing, maintaining, and operating electrical systems, which is learned through training
and job experience. Contact with the public requires courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing with others. Work is
performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Operates
hand and power tools, lift equipment, and motor vehicles. Works at heights of up to 50 feet from lifts, bucket
trucks, and ladders. Physical demands consist of frequent repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, standing
and sitting, bending, stooping and kneeling; climbing of ladders, and lifting/moving of objects up to 50 pounds
as well as occasional lifting/moving of objects up to 75 pounds and crawling in confined spaces. Work
involves exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision
where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines and are made based on
worker’s skill level. Worker is permitted latitude to set priorities, subject to a supervisor or assigned
journeyman’s approval, and rearrange work based on changing situations or workflow.

Examples of Work: (Not intended to be all inclusive)
   Performs unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving the installation, repair, and
   operation of electrical systems to include transformers, wiring systems, lighting, motors, controls,
   emergency generators, and associated equipment.
   Cleans and maintains assigned work areas to include sweeping and mopping.
   Picks up/delivers parts, equipment, tools, and materials as required.
   Hand excavates trenches.
   Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
   Knowledge of methods, procedures, meters, gauges, tools and equipment used in installing, repairing,
   and operating electrical systems.
   Knowledge of occupational and safety precautions.
   Knowledge in the care and use of electrical system tools and equipment.
   Ability to perform preventative maintenance of electrical systems.
   Ability to use electrical testing equipment.
   Ability to safely operate power tools and mechanical equipment.
   Ability to operate and work from high lifts, bucket trucks, and associated equipment.
   Ability to physically perform job functions.
   Ability to read, understand, and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety manuals.
   Ability to communicate effectively.
   Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two-year combination of education, training, or experience involving the
installation, repair, and/or operation of electrical systems.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior
to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003
                                                                                                                  S760
                                         ELECTRICIAN FOREMAN

KIND OF WORK:             This is skilled craft work at the supervisor level in planning, directing, coordinating,
overseeing, and monitoring the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, equipment, and
fixtures. Work requires a thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in
planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of electrical
systems, equipment, and fixtures. Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned
personnel. Contacts require skills in understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results. Work is
performed in both office and field environments where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable.
Operates computers, radios, calculators, motor vehicles, power and hand tools, and mechanical equipment. Physical
demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing, and include exposure to dust, dirt, and other
unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under limited supervision where the work assignments are subject to
practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in terms of quality, timeliness, and adherence to
methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
        Plans, directs, coordinates, oversees, and monitors the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of
        electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures.
        Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned personnel.
        Conducts employee performance evaluations and administers discipline as needed.
        Develops and implements preventative maintenance schedules.
        Inspects progression of work in assigned facilities.
        Diagnoses problems and determines remedial procedures.
        Provides technical advice regarding electrical phases of proposed projects.
        Estimates time and material required for proposed projects
        Prepares work specifications for job materials and labor.
        Prepares and approves purchase orders and storeroom requisitions for parts, materials, and supplies;
        maintains records; and submits reports of materials, costs and charges.
        Forecasts personnel and equipment needs for budget preparation and monitors expenditures.
        Establishes and maintains job-related reports and records.
        Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
        Knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices and procedures used in planning, directing, coordinating,
        overseeing, and monitoring the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems,
        equipment, and fixtures.
        Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, tools, materials and equipment used in the installation,
        alteration, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, equipment, and fixtures.
        Knowledge of the rules and regulations regarding electrical installations and repair.
        Knowledge of the interrelationship of other trades with the electrical trade.
        Knowledge of budgetary practices and procedures.
        Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
        Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
        Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
        Ability to schedule, train, assign, monitor, review and evaluate the work of assigned personnel.
       Ability to install, alter, repair, maintain and locate defects in a variety of electrical equipment and systems.
        Ability to interpret and work from sketches, technical diagrams and blueprints.
        Ability to make estimates of materials and time required for specific assignments.
        Ability to read, understand, and apply job-related written materials and instructions including Civil Service
        and Personnel Rules and Regulations, Collective Bargaining Agreements and School Board Policies and
        Procedures.
        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and principals
        and other administrators.
        Ability to communicate effectively and complete required reports.
        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for a period of at least one
year in the class of Electrician may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Must possess a valid Certificate of Competency as a
Journeyman or Master Electrician issued by the Board of Examiners of Electricians of the City of Jacksonville and
must maintain same during employment in this class. A valid Florida Class D Driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


APPROVED: August 26, 1971                         REVISED:         09/2/76, 04/14/77, 0/24/79, 12/15/82, 07/18/00,
                                                                   02/22/05
                                                                                                        S762

                                   ELECTRICIAN LEADERMAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work at the working supervisor level overseeing, coordinating,
monitoring, and maintaining and repairing of electrical systems, equipment and fixtures. Work requires a
thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods, procedures and standard practices of the electrical trade.
Trains, assigns, monitors, and reviews the work of assigned personnel. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and
effectiveness in dealing with others and in understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results.
Work is standardized in that tasks are covered by substantially diversified procedures and standards, but some
latitude is permitted to consider the most appropriate method, technique, or procedure to follow. Work is
performed both indoors and outdoors, where there are some risks and hazards associated with working with
electricity. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing ladders, stooping,
bending and reaching; occasionally lifting or moving objects weighing up to 50 pound; and includes exposure
to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Operates computers; radios; calculators; hand and power tools;
soldering equipment; electrical and other testing equipment; and motor vehicles. Work is performed under
limited supervision where the work assignments are subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy,
and is reviewed in terms of quality, timeliness, and for adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Oversees, coordinates, monitors, and performs repair, maintenance and installation of electrical
    systems and equipment.
    Coordinates electrical projects with other crafts.
    Trains, assigns, monitors, and reviews the work of assigned personnel.
    Conducts employee performance evaluations and administers discipline as needed.
    Prepares designs and layouts for electrical work.
    Estimates time, material and labor needed for electrical projects.
    Prepares purchase orders and storeroom requisitions for parts, materials, and supplies.
    Inspects work for compliance with electrical code and safety regulations.
    Provides technical advice and assistance to supervisors and other employees.
    Establishes and maintains applicable records.
    Operates a pick-up truck or ¾- ton truck in the performance of duties.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the principles and theory of electricity.
    Knowledge of national, state and local electrical codes.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the electrical trade.
    Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
    Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
    Skill in installing, maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting electrical systems and equipment.
    Skill in operating equipment and tools used in installation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of
    electrical equipment and systems.
    Skill in installing wire, conduit, and associated hardware.
    Skill in the use and care of standard tools, equipment, and testing devices of the electrical trade.
    Ability to read, understand, and apply written instructions, manuals, and other job-related materials
    Ability to read, understand, and apply Civil Service and Personnel Rules and Regulations, Collective
    Bargaining Agreements, School Board Policies and Procedures and other management or supervisory-
    related materials and information.
        Ability to install, alter, repair, maintain, and locate defects in a variety of electrical equipment and
        systems.
        Ability to interpret and work from technical sketches, diagrams and blueprints.
        Ability to establish and maintain electrical maintenance records and prepare reports of work
        performed.
        Ability to communicate effectively.
        Ability to climb ladders; stoop, bend and reach; and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
        Ability to distinguish colors in electrical wiring.
        Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
        Ability to verify conformance of electrical work to specifications.
        Ability to make estimates of time, labor and material.
        Ability to train, assign, monitor, and review the work of assigned personnel.
        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and
        principals and other administrators.
        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A five-year combination of education, training and experience in the electrical
trade. Must be free from color blindness.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for one year in the
class of Electrician or Electric Motor Appliance Repairman and meet the open requirements may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Must possess a valid Certificate of Competency as a
Journeyman or Master Electrician issued by the Board of Examiners of Electricians of the City of Jacksonville
and must maintain same during employment in this class. A valid Florida Class D Driver's license is required
prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: July 18, 2000
                                                                                                          S761
                                              ELECTRICIAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work in the maintenance and repair of electrical systems, equipment
and fixtures. Work requires knowledge of the methods, procedures and standard practices of the electrical
trade. May oversee and train other workers. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with
others to request or provide information, ask questions or obtain information. Work is performed following
substantially diversified methods, practices, and procedures and usually involves similar situations. Work is
performed both indoors and outdoors, where there are some risks and hazards associated with working with
electricity. Physical demands consist of climbing ladders; stooping, bending and reaching; and occasionally
lifting or moving objects weighing up to 75 pounds. Operates hand and power tools; soldering equipment;
electrical, and other testing equipment; and motor vehicles including one ton trucks and specialty vehicles such
as bucket trucks. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and the
worker is permitted some latitude to set priorities subject to superior’s approval and the work is subject to
inspection for workmanship and appearance during progress and upon completion.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Repairs, maintains and installs electrical systems and equipment such as motors, wiring, switches and
    fixtures.
    Locates and determines electrical malfunctions using test instruments such as ammeter, oscilloscope
    and multi-meter.
    Repairs or adjusts malfunctions by such methods as replacing burnt-out elements and fuses, bypassing
    or replacing defective wiring, filing switch contact points and cleaning or rewiring motors using hand
    tools.
    Inspects circuits and wiring for specified shielding and grounding and repairs or rewires systems
    according to building codes and safety regulations.
    Operates and tests standby generators.
    Inspects and performs preventive maintenance on building power distribution systems, panel boards,
    disconnects, and related hardware.
    Installs wire, conduit, and associated hardware.
    Establishes and maintains electrical maintenance records and prepares reports of work performed.
    Reads, interprets and annotates changes to blueprints and other technical diagrams.
    Operates hand and power tools; soldering equipment; and electrical, electronic and other testing
    equipment.
    Operates a pick-up truck, one ton truck, and specialty vehicles such as bucket trucks in the
    performance of duties.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the principles and theory of electricity.
    Knowledge of national, state and local electrical codes.
    Knowledge of the standard tools, materials and methods of the electrical trade.
    Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the electrical trade.
    Skill in installing, maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting electrical systems and equipment.
    Skill in operating equipment and tools used in installation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of
    electrical equipment and systems.
    Skill in installing wire, conduit, and associated hardware.
    Skill in the use and care of standard tools, equipment, and testing devices of the electrical trade.
    Ability to read, understand, and apply written instructions; manuals; technical sketches, diagrams, and
        blueprints; and other job-related materials.
        Ability to install, alter, repair, maintain and locate defects in a variety of electrical equipment and
        systems.
        Ability to establish and maintain electrical maintenance records and prepare reports of work
        performed.
        Ability to communicate effectively.
        Ability to climb ladders; stoop, bend and reach; and lift objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
        Ability to distinguish colors in electrical wiring.
        Ability to operate motor vehicles including one ton trucks and specialty vehicles such as bucket trucks.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and write English. Must possess a valid Certificate of
Competency as a Journeyman or Master Electrician issued by the City of Jacksonville, OR, State of Florida
Certification as an Electrical Contractor and must maintain same during employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for one year in the class
of School Electrician Assistant and meet the Open Requirements may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

NOTE: Examination will be unassembled. The names of eligible promotional applicants will be
automatically placed on the promotional eligible list in date order of eligibility (date on which time in grade
and possession of license have both been met). When two or more employees are eligible at the same time,
placement will be in the order of seniority in grade in the class below.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S761

APPROVED: 10/14/76

REVISED: 03/02/78, 07/02/81, 10/31/85, 12/14/92, 7/18/00, 5/26/10
                                                                                                         S991
                                      ELECTRONICS ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving the installation, repair,
and operation of fire alarm, intercom, and central clock systems. Work requires a basic knowledge of methods,
procedures, meters, tools, and equipment used in installing, maintaining, and operating electronic systems,
which is gained through training and job experience. Contact with public requires courtesy, tact, and skills in
dealing with others. Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they
are controllable. Operates high and low voltage testing equipment, hand and power tools, lift equipment, and
motor vehicles. . Works at heights of up to 50 feet from lifts, bucket trucks, and ladders. Physical demands
consist of frequent repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, standing and sitting, bending, stooping and
kneeling; climbing of ladders, and lifting/moving of objects up to 25 pounds as well as occasional
lifting/moving of objects up to 50 pounds and crawling in confined spaces. Work involves exposure to dust,
dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where the work
assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines and are made based on worker’s skill
level. The worker is permitted latitude to set priorities, subject to a supervisor or assigned journeyman’s
approval, and rearrange work based on changing situations or workflow.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Not intended to be all inclusive)
  Performs unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving the installation, repair, and
  operation of fire alarm systems, intercoms, central clock systems, telephone systems, and related
  school electronic systems.
  Installs conduit, wiring, and various electronic devices not requiring a journeyman’s license.
  Cleans and maintains assigned work areas to include sweeping and mopping.
  Picks up/or delivers parts.
  Hand excavates trenches.
  Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in installing, repairing, and operating
  electronic equipment.
  Knowledge of occupational and safety precautions.
  Knowledge in the care and use of electronic system tools and equipment.
  Ability to operate hand and power tools, mechanical and electronic equipment, and lifts.
  Ability to read, understand, and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety manuals.
  Ability to operate and work from high lifts, bucket trucks, and associated lift equipment.
  Ability to climb and routinely work from a ladder.
  Ability to physically perform job functions.
  Ability to use electronic testing equipment.
  Ability to communicate effectively.
  Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two-year combination of education, training, or experience involving the
installation, repair, and operation of electronic systems.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior
to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003
                                                                                                          S730

                              ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS FOREMAN

KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs skilled supervisory and technical work in the
installation, adjustment, repair and maintenance of electronic equipment and systems for the Duval County
School Board. This class lies directly above the class of Electronic Systems Leaderman and below that of
Maintenance General Foreman. Employee occupying this position will supervise, lay out, assign and
participate in the work of skilled mechanics to insure correct and proper operation of a variety of electronic
equipment such as master clocks and bells, secondary clocks, public address and intercom systems, fire alarms,
scoreboards and telephone systems. Requires the exercise of independent judgement in determining systems
and job requirements and will perform advanced technical work. Works under the direction of a Maintenance
General Foreman/School Maintenance Supervisor and under the general direction of the School Maintenance
Director.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Supervises, lays out and assigns the work of subordinate employees engaged in
the installation, adjustment, repair and maintenance of electronic and electrical equipment according to
diagrams, drawings, sketches, and in accordance with building and housing codes, State Board of Education
(6A-2) requirements, electrical code and FCC Rules and Regulations governing electronic equipment.
Conducts safety or general meetings. Will also perform the more difficult and advanced work as well as
diagnosis of problems. Will serve and maintain the following equipment: master clocks, bells, secondary
clocks, public address systems, fire alarms, telephone systems, scoreboards, intercoms, and be able to respond
to and repair any of the above. Will instruct and consult with subordinate employees on new techniques,
complex problems, etc. Inspect and review work for compliance with plans, standards, rules, regulations and
instructions. Keeps applicable records. Uses the following equipment in performance of duties: voltmeter,
ohmmeter, signal level meters, field strength meters, analyst oscilloscope and all related equipment. Performs
related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires knowledge of the theory, practices, methods,
tools and equipment used in the repair, testing, maintenance and replacement of electronic equipment. Must
have ability to supervise the repair, testing, maintenance and installation of the above equipment. Must be able
to interpret and work from technical diagrams, schematic and blueprints. Must be skilled in the use and
operation of tools and equipment used in electronic repair work. Must be able to establish and maintain
satisfactory working relationships with employees, supervisors and the general public. Ability to learn and use
the computer software necessary in the performance of duties.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have satisfactorily served for one year in the class of Electronics Systems Leaderman may apply. A valid
Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this
class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S730

APPROVED: 12/18/69

REVISED:          03/17/77, 01/31/80, 12/27/88, 11/6/07
                                                                                                         S731

                            ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS LEADERMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, assists the Electronic Systems Foreman in supervising the
work and performs journeyman level work in the installation, adjustment, repair and maintenance of electronic
equipment and systems for the Duval County School Board. This class lies directly above the class of
Electronic Systems Mechanic and below that of Electronic Systems Foreman. Employees occupying this
position will assist the Foreman in laying out, assigning and participating in the work of skilled mechanics to
insure correct and proper operation of a variety of electronic equipment such as master clocks and bells,
secondary clocks, public address and intercom systems, electric fire alarms, scoreboards, surveillance systems
and telephone systems. Requires the exercise of independent judgment in determining systems and job
requirements and will perform advanced technical work. Reports to the Electronic Systems Foreman through
and/or written reports as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Performs and supervises work such as laying out and assigning the work of
subordinate employees engaged in the installation, adjustment, repair and maintenance of electronic and
electrical equipment according to diagrams, drawings, sketches and in accordance with building and housing
codes, State Board of Education (SREF) requirements, electrical codes and FCC Rules and Regulations
governing electronic equipment. Will also perform the more difficult and advanced work as well as diagnosis
of problems. Will serve and maintain the following equipment: master clocks, bells, secondary clocks, public
address systems, fire alarms, scoreboards, intercoms, telephone systems and security systems and be able to
respond to and repair any of the above. Will assist the Foreman and consult with subordinate employees on
new techniques, complex problems, etc. Inspects and reviews work for compliance with plans, standards,
rules, regulations and instructions. Keeps applicable records. Uses the following equipment in performance of
duties: voltmeter, ohmmeter, signal level meters, field strength meters, analyst oscilloscope and all related
equipment. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the theory, practices, methods, tools and
equipment used in the repair, testing, maintenance and replacement of electronic equipment. Ability to
supervise the repair, testing, maintenance and installation of the above equipment. Ability to interpret and
work from technical diagrams, schematics and blueprints. Skilled in the use and operation of tools and
equipment used in electronic repair work. Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships
with employees, supervisors and the general public. Ability to learn and use the computerized maintenance
management information system used by the District.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have served for one year in the class of Electronics Systems Mechanic may apply. A valid Florida driver's
license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S731

APPROVED: 03/13/96

REVISED: 11/6/07
                                                                                                                  S732

                                 ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS MECHANIC

KIND OF WORK:                Under general supervision, performs skilled and technical work in the installation,
adjustment, repair and maintenance of electronic equipment and systems for the Duval County School Board such as
clocks, bells, fire alarms and intercoms. This class lies directly above the class of School Electronic Systems Trainee
IV. Requires ability to lay out and perform work to insure correct and proper operation of a variety of electronic
equipment such as master clocks and bells, secondary clocks, public address and intercom systems and electric fire
alarms. Requires the exercise of independent judgement in determining systems and job requirements. Supervises
and trains subordinate employees. Works under the direction of the School Electronics Foreman.

    EXAMPLES OF WORK:
        Lays out work and performs such work as: checking jobs for materials needed to install, adjust, maintain or
        repair fire alarm systems; installs conduit and junction boxes; pulls wire for main feed to fire alarm panel and
        all pull stations, horns, smoke detectors, heat detectors and door magnets or fire doors;
        Determination of load and wire size for various connections; replacement of defective items, including wires
        shorted, grounded or open; replacement of equipment; checking voltages, functions needed for clock systems
        and materials.
        Setting up power backup systems in clocks; proper grounding of system; replacement of worn or defective
        parts, motors, wiring and movements.
         Repair and installation of bell system, replacement of coils, plungers, wire and bells; installation and
        maintenance of electronic transmitter and receivers.
         Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
        Requires knowledge of theory, practices, methods, tools, equipment, diagrams, drawings, sketches and
        schematics used in the repair, testing, maintenance and replacement of electronic/electrical equipment.
        Requires knowledge of electrical code, fire and safety code and School Board practices.
        Requires knowledge of the use of various testing equipment and hand tools, such as signal level meter, signal
        generators, pipe benders, soldering irons, amp-probe, capacitor checker, tube testers.
        Must be able to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with employees, supervisor and
        general public.
        Ability to climb poles and work from considerable heights.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board who have
satisfactorily served for a period of one (1) year in the class of School Electronic Systems Trainee IV may apply. A
valid Florida driver’s license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this
class.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and write English. Must have had at least four (4) years of
experience in the installation, repair and maintenance of electronic equipment, preferably electric fire alarms,
intercom and public address systems, and electric clocks and bells. A valid Florida driver’s license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S732

APPROVED: September 17, 1970

REVISED:          June 10, 1976
                  January 31,1980
                  April 8, 1982
                                                                                                                    S703

                       ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL OPERATOR/MECHANIC

KIND OF WORK:               Under general supervision, performs skilled work at the Journeyman level in monitoring
computerized building environmental and control systems for a large school plant. This class lies directly below the class
of School Air Conditioning Foreman. Requires the exercise of independent judgement; makes recommendations for
maintenance and operational efficiency. Assignments are received in the form of oral instructions or written job orders
and may be accompanied by sketches, blueprints and diagrams. May be assigned to work on shift hours. Reports
directly to the building principal or his designee. Work is reviewed in progress for results obtained and conformance to
procedures.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Work entails monitoring and interpreting data on a highly complex computerized panel to
control automated environmental and control systems for a large school plant. Makes periodic inspection of control
systems and reports problems to the designated contractor or school maintenance personnel. Work entails periodic
shutdowns in accordance with approved maintenance instruction. Must be able to reprogram systems to accommodate
changes in heating, air conditioning and lighting requirements. May be required to perform minor building maintenance.
 Completes timecards and work orders. Will be required to give orientation tours to vocational education students on a
scheduled basis. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                          Thorough knowledge of computerized control systems.
Thorough knowledge of complex heating, air conditioning and lighting systems. Knowledge of the function, operation
and maintenance of the entire mechanical system installed. Skill in the use of tools and gauges. Thorough knowledge of
occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work. Ability to read and comprehend schematics, blueprints and
technical manuals.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and write English. Must have had at least three (3) years experience in
the maintenance and operation of moderately large air conditioning and heating systems, with at least six (6) months
experience monitoring computerized control systems. Must possess a current valid Certificate of Competency as a Class
B or above HAR Mechanic issued by the City of Jacksonville, OR, State Certification as a Certified HAR Mechanical
Contractor and must maintain same during employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board who have
served for one year in the following classes at the level of Trainee IV or above: School Air Conditioning Trainee, School
Temperature Control Trainee, or School Steamfitter Trainee may apply. Must possess a current valid Certificate of
Competency as a Class B or above HAR Mechanic issued by the City of Jacksonville, OR, State Certification as a
Certified HAR Mechanical Contractor, and must maintain same during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S703

APPROVED: 03/01/79

REVISED:          09/27/79
                  12/14/92

NOTE: Examination will be unassembled. The names of eligible promotional applicants will be automatically placed
on the promotional eligible list in date order of eligibility (date on which time in grade and possession of license have
both been met). When two or more employees are eligible at the same time, placement will be in the order of seniority in
grade in the class below.
                                                                                                           S941

                                       EQUIPMENT OPERATOR


KIND OF WORK:               Under general supervision, performs skilled work in the operation and minor
maintenance of a variety of heavy construction equipment used in the maintenance and construction of School
Board facilities such as parking lots, athletic fields, roads and drainage projects. This class lies below that of
School Utility Leaderman and above that of School Utility Trainee III. Responsible for the safe and efficient
operation of equipment and routine maintenance as required. Work may involve the supervision and training
of subordinate employees and performing light to heavy physical labor when not operating equipment. Reports
to the School Utility Leaderman or other designated supervisor who reviews work for compliance with
directives.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Transports equipment to and from the work site via tractor/trailer. Operates
crane, bulldozer, grader, backhoe, front end loader, gradall and other earth-moving and construction equipment
weighing in excess of 26,000 GVWR, in connection with School Board maintenance projects. Lays out and
builds ball diamonds, football fields, roads, parking areas and drainage facilities. Patches asphalt parking lots.
 Digging ditches, cutting down slopes, loading material, grading, breaking pavement, patching and installing
pavement. Assists other craftsmen when needed to operate equipment for removing and replacing boilers,
setting utility poles and related duties. Performs light maintenance and servicing work in connection with any
type of equipment operated. Performs normal labor incidental to the operation to which assigned. Will train
and direct the work of subordinates. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the operational characteristics and use of
construction equipment. Skill in the operation of front end loader, backhoe, bulldozer and grader. Ability to
perform routine maintenance on equipment. Knowledge of safety rules and regulations involved in the
operation of heavy equipment. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Knowledge of
traffic rules and regulations governing the use of heavy equipment. Must be able to use transits and building
levels to establish grades and elevations. Must be able to lay and repair storm drains. Must be able to make
minor repairs and service earth-moving equipment.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have had three (3) years experience in operating and transporting
earth-moving equipment; i.e., crane, bulldozer, grader, backhoe, front end loader, gradall and other earth-
moving and construction equipment, weighing in excess of 26,000 GVWR. A valid Class A Commercial
driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have served for one year in the class of School Utility Mechanic, or School Utility Trainee III may apply
(Note: School Utility Mechanics will be certified first). A valid Class A Commercial driver's license is
required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S941

APPROVED: 03/29/79

REVISED:          09/27/79
                  09/27/91
                  07/17/95
                                                                                                                     S951
                                                  EXTERMINATOR

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled work in the inspection and control of pest infestations through testing and
application of proper chemicals for prevention and/or extermination of pests to include termites. Work requires
knowledge of techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in the inspection and control of pest infestations that is
acquired through training and job experience. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others.
Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are predictable and
controllable. Operates extermination equipment and hand-operated pressure sprayers, power mister and sprayers, and
drills used in termite and pest control work and motor vehicles. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting,
bending, and moving or lifting extermination equipment, using ladders, and include exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, and
other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to
instructions and established work routines, and the worker is given latitude to rearrange the sequence based on changing
work situations, or workflow subject to superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
  Inspects building interiors, exteriors and adjacent grounds for insect or rodent infestations, including houseflies,
  termites, mosquitoes, roaches and rats.
  Determines appropriate measures for safe and effective eradication or control, as applicable to specific pest.
  Applies pesticides, herbicides, or other chemical and/or biological agents in accordance with accepted industry
  practices and prescribed regulatory standards.
  Prepares and mixes chemical agents used in pest control and eradication; does such in accordance with prescribed
  instructions and warning/cautionary statements.
  Performs follow-up inspections to determine effectiveness of control measures and performs periodic preventive
  maintenance inspections to detect infestation in early stages.
  Ensures the proper handling, storage, and disposal of pest control chemicals and integrated pest management
  biological agents.
  Provides information, as requested, to staff and administration concerning the presence of any public health dangers,
  specifics of pest infestation, and various appropriate control measures.
  Operates extermination and hand-operated equipment used in termite and pest control work such as pressure
  sprayers, power mister, chemical spray applicators, injectors, respirators, bait guns, spray rigs, and drills.
  Cleans, maintains and repairs equipment, tools, and materials utilized and ensures adherence to principles and
  practices of safe equipment use and operation.
  Completes and maintains work orders, inspection reports, pest control logs, daily activity logs and associated
  inventory and data records concerning pest control operations including records of chemical and biological agents
  used for environmental regulatory and reporting purposes.
  Attends seminars or other training courses to keep abreast of developments in this field
  Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, practices and procedures used in pest control work to include termites,
  roaches, rats, houseflies, etc.
  Knowledge of the habits and characteristics of such pests.
  Knowledge of the chemicals used and materials needed.
  Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations as pertains to pest control.
  Ability to understand and follow both written and oral instructions.
  Ability to maintain records of work.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have had at least two (2) years of experience in pest control work, one (1) year of
which must have included termite control. Completion of course in termite detection and extermination may be
substituted for one (1) year experience.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:
   A valid Florida Class E driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment
    in this class.
    A State of Florida Limited Structural Certification for pesticide application operators is required and must be gained
    prior to completion of employee’s probationary period and maintained during his/her employment in this class.*

*Please note that incumbents within this class as of November 4, 2003 shall have nine months in which to gain the
required certification and Duval County Public Schools will pay for their first exam if it is taken in the first three
months of this nine month grace period. If upon completion of the nine month grace period an incumbent
employee has not obtained the required certification, the employee will be separated from his/her employment
with Duval County Public Schools.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S951

APPROVED: September 17, 1970

REVISED:          March 29, 1979; September 27, 1979; November 4, 2003
                                                                                                          S808
                                   GLAZIER WORKING FOREMAN

KIND OF WORK: This is facilities maintenance/skilled craft work at the supervisor level in planning,
directing, coordinating, overseeing, and monitoring the measuring, cutting and installing glass. Also performs
journeyman level work in measuring, cutting, altering, removing, replacing, and installing glass windows,
doors, skylights, and other apertures at school district facilities. Work requires a thorough knowledge of the
techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the
the measuring, cutting and installing glass. Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the
work of assigned personnel. Contacts require skills in understanding and influencing others to obtain desired
results. Operates power and hand tools and motor vehicles including vehicles with a gross vehicle weight
rating of 8,000 pounds or more. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, and moving
or lifting equipment and tools, using ladders and scaffolding, and include exposure to dust, dirt, and other
unpleasant conditions. Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but
they are predictable and controllable. Work is performed under limited supervision where the work
assignments are subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in terms of quality,
timeliness, and adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
  Receives work orders and coordinates assigned employees, equipment and materials required per job site.
  Schedules, assigns, monitors, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned employees.
  Counsels and disciplines assigned employees when and as necessary.
  Inspects work sites, personnel, equipment, and activities to ensure adherence to policies and procedures.
  Investigates accidents and equipment failure.
  Enforces administrative and safety regulations.
  Performs journeyman level work in measuring, cutting, altering, removing, replacing, and installing glass
  windows, doors, skylights, and other apertures at school district facilities.
  Makes estimates of time and materials.
  Maintains records on personnel to include attendance, supplies, and equipment used on job and details of
  work performed.
  Orders materials as needed.
  Instructs, trains, and provides assistance to assigned subordinates
  Confers with school principals and others concerning work projects and responds to questions and minor
  complaints.
  Operates a motor vehicle in performance of duties.
  Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices of the glazing trade.
  Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of this work.
  Knowledge of Civil Service and Personnel Rules and Regulations, School Board Policy and Maintenance
  bargaining agreements.
  Knowledge of supervisory methods, practices, and techniques.
  Skill in the use and care of equipment of the trade.
  Skill in cutting and installing glass.
  Ability to plan, assign and supervise journeyman in this class in a manner conducive to full performance
  and high morale.
  Ability to learn and use the computerized maintenance management information system used by Plant
  Services.
   Ability to erect and use scaffolding in the performance of assigned duties.
   Ability to make minor repairs to equipment and apparatus.
   Ability to read, understand and follow written instructions, job orders, policies, rules and regulations, and
   job-related materials.
   Ability to perform mathematical calculations
   Ability to make estimates of time and materials.
   Ability to train, schedule, assign, monitor, review, and evaluate the work of subordinates.
   Ability to prepare, maintain, and review records and reports.
   Ability to resolve complaints and personnel-related problems and issues.
   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
   Ability to communicate effectively.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board who
have served for one year in the class of Glazier may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. Depending on assignment, a valid
Florida Class D Driver's License may be required prior to appointment and must be maintained during
employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S808

APPROVED: 11/16/2004
                                                                                                            S809
                                                  GLAZIER

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft-work at the journeyman level work in measuring, cutting, altering,
removing, replacing, and installing glass windows, doors, skylights, and other apertures at school district
facilities. Work requires knowledge of techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in glazing that is
acquired through training and job experience. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with
others. Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are
predictable and controllable. Operates power and hand tools and motor vehicles including vehicles with a
gross vehicle weight rating of 8,000 pounds or more. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting,
bending, and moving or lifting equipment and tools, using ladders and scaffolding, and include exposure to
dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed independently under general supervision where
the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines, and the worker is given latitude
to rearrange the sequence based on changing work situations, or workflow subject to superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
    Measures, cuts, alters, removes, replaces, and installs glass windows, doors, skylights, and other apertures
    at school district facilities including wire glass, tempered glass and plexiglass, according to specifications.
    Prepare and set glass in structures using such materials as bolts, screws, putty, grinding and buffing
    wheels, glass cutting tools, and other materials and devices.
    Removes and replaces broken glass in wood or metal framed openings
    Secures openings where work is in progress.
    Repairs and replaces window hardware and door closures.
    Loads and unloads materials including heavy sheets of glass
    Erects and uses scaffolding.
    Removes dirt, scales, rust, old paint, grease and other materials
    Cleans groove in which glass is installed
    Makes minor repairs to equipment and apparatus
    Estimates time and materials required for glass cutting and installation including type of glass to be
    used
    Reads and interprets specifications and/or blueprints as they pertain to glass work.
    Observes safety precautions, maintains clean work area, and properly cares for tools and materials.
    May install new windows and door frames
    Performs related duties as requires

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices of the glazing trade.
    Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the work.
    Skill in the use and care of equipment of the trade.
    Skill in cutting and installing glass.
    Ability to erect and use scaffolding in the performance of assigned duties.
    Ability to make minor repairs to equipment and apparatus.
    Ability to read, understand and follow written instructions, job orders, and job-related materials.
    Ability to perform mathematical calculations
    Ability to make estimates of time and materials.
OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have four years of experience in the glazing trade with knowledge of
the tools and equipment of the trade. A valid Florida driver’s license may be required prior to appointment and
must be maintained during employment in this class, dependent upon assignment.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. Depending on assignment, a valid
Florida Class D Driver's License may be required prior to appointment and must be maintained during
employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S809

APPROVED: 11/16/2004
                                                                                                       S811

                                   GROUNDS CREW FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs responsible work in directing the landscaping and
grounds keeping program for an assigned area of the Duval County School Board. An employee in this class
plans, organizes and directs grounds keeping work including maintenance of equipment utilized. Receives oral
or written instructions from a higher level supervisor, and plans and schedules work accordingly. Independent
decisions are made in accordance with established procedures. This class lies above that of School Grounds
Leaderman and below that of School Grounds General Foreman who reviews work through oral and written
reports and upon completion for results obtained.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Trains and supervises lower level employees in operation, servicing and
maintenance of their equipment. Plans, schedules and supervises grounds care to include leveling, seeding,
planting, fertilizing, mowing, edging, raking and pruning as appropriate. Supervises the marking of athletic
fields. Maintains records of time, supplies used, work performed, etc. Orders necessary supplies. Operates
dump trucks, pick-ups and other motor vehicles. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                          Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials,
equipment, tools and practices involved in the care of grounds and athletic fields. Thorough knowledge of the
safety practices required for operation of power mowing and edging equipment. Ability to plan, schedule and
coordinate the work of crews. Ability to train and supervise subordinates. Ability to make simple
mathematical computations. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. Knowledge of non-restrictive herbicide,
pesticide and fungicide operations.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Shall have four years' experience in grounds care and/or related work, at least
one year of which was in a supervisory capacity. A valid Florida Chauffeur's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. Note: After April 1, 1992, a valid
Class D license is required.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
Facilities Division who have served for one year in the class of Grounds Working Foreman may apply. A valid
Florida Chauffeur's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this
class. Note: After April 1, 1992, a valid Class D license is required.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S811

APPROVED: 01/17/80

REVISED:          10/09/80
                  12/20/90
                                                                                                         S810

                                 GROUNDS GENERAL FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general direction, performs responsible technical and administrative work in
planning, coordinating and supervising the landscaping and upkeep on all public school grounds in Duval
County. Plans, schedules and directs activities of grounds crews in the maintenance and landscaping of school
grounds and athletic fields. This class lies above that of School Grounds Crew Foreman and below School
Maintenance Supervisor who reviews work through conferences and reports for results obtained.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, coordinates and supervises employees involved in harrowing, seeding,
fertilizing, mowing and edging school lawns, athletic fields and play areas; and in planting, trimming and
pruning shrubbery and trees. Reports areas needing weed and vegetation control to supervisor and inspects
completed work. Coordinates with school officials to ensure proper maintenance of athletic areas in
accordance with scheduled usage of such areas. Schedules work of various crews in proper sequence and for
most efficient routing. Operates a motor vehicle. Performs related duties as required.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires knowledge of Civil Service and Personnel
Rules and Regulations and Collective Bargaining Agreements. Thorough knowledge of materials, procedures
and equipment used in maintenance of athletic fields, lawns, play areas and open woods used by the School
Board. Skill in planning, scheduling and directing a work area. Supervisory ability. Ability to operate a motor
vehicle. Knowledge of herbicide application.


OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Shall have had at least five (5) years of experience in grounds upkeep,
landscaping, etc., of which at least two (2) years must have been in a supervisory capacity. A valid Florida
driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. Note:
 After April 1, 1992, a valid Class E license is required.


PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Facilities Division who have
served for one year in the class of School Grounds Crew Foreman may apply. A valid Florida driver's license
is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. Note: After April 1,
1992, a valid Class E license is required.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S810


APPROVED: 12/20/90
                                                                                                   S812
                                 GROUNDS WORKING FOREMAN
KIND OF WORK: This is semi-skilled work at the working supervisor level in planning, overseeing,
coordinating, and monitoring groundskeeping and landscaping of athletic fields, lawns, play areas and
open woods used by the School Board including maintenance of equipment and application of non-
restrictive fungicides, herbicides, and pesticides. Work requires a thorough knowledge of the techniques,
methods, practices, and procedures used in planning, overseeing, coordinating, monitoring,
groundskeeping and landscaping of athletic fields, lawns, play areas and open woods. Trains, assigns,
monitors, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned personnel. Contacts require skills in understanding
and influencing others to obtain desired results. Work is performed outdoors, occasionally under adverse
weather conditions, where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Work involves
exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, and other unpleasant conditions. Physical demands consist of frequent
repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, standing and sitting, squatting, bending, stooping and kneeling,
and lifting/moving objects up tot 50 pounds as well as occasional lifting/moving of objects up to 75
pounds. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to practices
and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in progress and upon completion for results
obtained in terms of quality, timeliness, and adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
  Plans, organizes, assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of subordinates involved in groundskeeping
  and landscaping work.
  Estimates time and materials required, keeps records of labor and materials used, and orders supplies
  as necessary.
  Instructs and consults with subordinates concerning problems and techniques.
  May confer with school principals and others regarding work to be performed and the scheduling of it.
  Performs groundskeeping and landscaping work including maintenance to equipment.
  Applies non-restricted herbicides, pesticides and fungicides in accordance with Florida State law and
  established procedures.
  Lays out athletic fields and play areas.
  Operates dump trucks, pick-up trucks, and other grounds/landscaping-related equipment.
  Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE. SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of Civil Service and Personnel Rules and Regulations and applicable Collective
  Bargaining Contracts.
  Knowledge of supervisory methods, techniques, and practices.
  Knowledge of materials, procedures and equipment used in the maintenance of athletic fields, lawns,
  play areas and open woods used by the School Board.
  Knowledge of First Aid and CPR
  Skill in the using, operating, and maintaining grounds and landscaping –related tools and equipment.
  Ability to plan, organize, schedule, assign, review, and evaluate the work of assigned subordinates.
  Ability to provide technical guidance and instruction to assigned subordinates.
  Ability to establish and maintain records.
  Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  Ability to communicate effectively.
OPEN REOUIREMENTS: Must have had at least two (2) years of experience in the care of grounds
and/or landscaping that included that operation of light tractors or similar equipment.

PROMOTIONAL REOUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
Facilities Division who have served for one year in the class of School Tractor Operator may apply

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:
   A valid Florida Class D driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained
   during employment in this class.

   A State of Florida Limited Lawn and Ornamental Pest Control certification is required, and must be
   maintained during employment in this class.*

*Please note that incumbents within this class as of November 4, 2003 shall have nine months in
which to gain the required certification and Duval County Public Schools will pay for their first
exam if it is taken in the first three months of this nine month grace period. If upon completion of
the nine month grace period an incumbent employee has not obtained the required certification, the
employee will be separated from his/her employment with Duval County Public Schools.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S812

APPROVED: 01/17/80

REVISED:       12/20/90; 11/4/2003
                                                                                                             S814
                                              GROUNDSKEEPER

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled and semi-skilled work in performing groundskeeping and landscaping work
including maintenance of equipment and application of non-restrictive fungicides, herbicides, and pesticides. Work
requires knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in groundskeeping and landscaping.
Contacts require courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing with others. Work is performed outdoors, occasionally under
adverse weather conditions, where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Work involves
exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, and other unpleasant conditions. Physical demands consist of frequent repetitive arm
and hand motion, walking, standing and sitting, squatting, bending, stooping and kneeling, and lifting/moving
objects up to 50 pounds as well as occasional lifting/moving of objects up to 75 pounds. Work is performed under
general supervision where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines, and the
work is reviewed in progress and upon completion for results obtained.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
  Cleans, plants, fertilizes, sprinkles, mows, edges and otherwise maintains grounds and play areas.
  Polices grounds and picks up trash.
  Plants trees and shrubbery.
  Trims hedges and rakes leaves.
  Assist in laying out, reconditioning and readying athletic fields, entailing sodding as necessary.
  Drive small truck for hauling sand, fill and other materials.
  Applies non-restricted herbicides, pesticides and fungicides in accordance with Florida State law and
  established procedures.
  Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE. SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of grounds maintenance work.
  Ability to operate small power lawn mowers, chain saws and other light equipment.
  Ability to carry out oral and written instructions.

ENTRANCE REOUIREMENTS: Must have the ability to read, and write, and understand English.


LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

    A valid Florida Class E driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during
    employment in this class.

    A State of Florida Limited Lawn and Ornamental Pest Control certification is required and must be gained prior
    to completion of employee’s probationary period and maintained during his/her employment in this class*.

*Please note that incumbents within this class as of November 4, 2003 shall have nine months in which to
gain the required certification and Duval County Public Schools will pay for their first exam if it is taken in
the first three months of this nine month grace period. If upon completion of the nine month grace period an
incumbent employee has not obtained the required certification, the employee will be separated from his/her
employment with Duval County Public Schools.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S814

APPROVED: 01/17/80

REVISED:         12/20/90; 11/04/2003
                                                                                                          S700

                                             HAR FOREMAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work at the supervisor level in planning, directing, coordinating,
overseeing, and monitoring the maintenance and operation of air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and
associated building systems. Work requires a thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices, and
procedures used in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the maintenance and operation of air
conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and associated building systems which is gained through a combination of
training and job experience. Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned
personnel. Contacts require skills in understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results. Work is
performed in both office and field environments where there are some risks and hazards, but they are
controllable. Operates computers, radios, calculators, motor vehicles, and power, mechanical and hand tools.
Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing, and include exposure to dust, dirt,
and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under limited supervision where the work assignments are
subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in terms of quality, timeliness, and
adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Plans, directs, coordinates, oversees, and monitors the maintenance and operation of air conditioning,
    refrigeration, heating and associated building systems.
    Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned personnel.
    Develops and implements preventative maintenance schedules.
    Inspects progression of work in assigned facilities.
    Prepares work specifications for job materials and labor
    Prepares and approves purchase orders and storeroom requisitions for parts, materials, and supplies;
    maintains records; and submits reports of materials, costs and charges.
    Forecasts personnel and equipment needs for budget preparation and monitors expenditures.
    Reviews bids submitted by private contractors for compliance with purchasing practices and
    procedures.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices and procedures used in planning, directing,
    coordinating, overseeing, and monitoring the operation and maintenance of air conditioning,
    refrigeration, heating, and associated building systems.
    Knowledge of the equipment, tools, and materials used in the operation and maintenance of air
    conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and associated building systems.
    Knowledge of the interrelationship of other trades with heating, air conditioning and refrigeration
    (HAR).
    Knowledge of budgetary practices and procedures.
    Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
    Knowledge of computerized energy management systems.
    Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    Ability to diagnose systems issues and make appropriate recommendations for correction.
    Ability to comprehend and make appropriate decisions based on information contained in SREF (State
    Requirements for Educational Facilities), ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and
    Air/Conditioning Engineers), and FBC (Florida Building Code).
        Ability to schedule, train, assign, monitor, review and evaluate the work of assigned personnel.
        Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, specifications, and contracts.
        Ability to make estimates of materials and time required for specific assignments.
        Ability to read, comprehend, and apply written job-related materials including Civil Service and
        Personnel Rules and Regulations, Collective Bargaining Agreements and School Board Policies and
        Procedures.
        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and
        principals and other administrators.
        Ability to communicate effectively.
        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
        Ability to effectively use the District’s software program for maintenance management.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A six year combination of education, training and experience involving the
operation and maintenance of air conditioning and heating systems of which one must have been at a
supervisory level. In addition, one year of the required experience must have included the repair and
maintenance of centrifugal system equipment.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the unit in which the vacancy exists
who have served for one (1) year in the class of HAR Mechanic, Temperature Control Mechanic, or
Environmental Control Operator/Mechanic may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Must possess a current valid certificate of
competency as a Journeyman Class “A” or Master HAR Mechanic issued by the City of Jacksonville, or be a
Registered/Certified Air Conditioning Contractor (Class A or B) or Registered/Certified Mechanical Contractor
by the State of Florida and must maintain same during employment in this class. A valid Florida driver's
license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. During the
probationary period, must pass a competency examination on liquid petroleum gas equipment conducted by the
State of Florida’s Liquid Petroleum Gas Division.


APPROVAL DATE: May 24, 2000

REVISED DATE: December 4, 2008
                                                                                                          S702

                                            HAR LEADERMAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work at the working supervisor level overseeing, coordinating,
monitoring, and maintaining and operating air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and associated building
systems. Work requires a thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in
the operation and maintenance of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems which is gained through a
combination of training and job experience. Trains, assigns, monitors, and reviews the work of assigned
personnel. Contacts require skills in understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results. Work is
performed in an office environment and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are
controllable. Operates computers, radios, calculators, motor vehicles, and power, mechanical and hand tools.
Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing, and includes exposure to dust, dirt,
and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under limited supervision where the work assignments are
subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in terms of quality, timeliness, and
for adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Oversees, coordinates, monitors, and maintains and operates air conditioning, refrigeration, heating,
    and associated building systems.
    Trains, assigns, monitors, and reviews the work of assigned personnel.
    Inspects facilities for conformance with regulatory codes.
    Prepares purchase orders and storeroom requisitions for parts, materials, and supplies.
    Installs, maintains, overhauls, repairs and operates air conditioning, refrigeration, heating and
    associated building systems.
    Monitors air conditioning and heating systems for indications of improper operation.
    Repairs, recalibrates, and maintains electronic controls of energy management systems.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices and procedures used in the operation and
    maintenance of air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, and associated building systems.
    Knowledge of the equipment, tools, and equipment used in the operation and maintenance of building
    air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems.
    Knowledge of computerized energy management systems.
    Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
    Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    Ability to train, assign, monitor, and review the work of assigned personnel.
    Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, specifications, and contracts.
    Ability to make estimates of materials and time required for specific assignments.
    Ability to read, comprehend, and apply written job-related materials including Civil Service and
    Personnel Rules and Regulations, Collective Bargaining Agreements and School Board Policies and
    Procedures.
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and
    principals and other administrators.
    Ability to communicate effectively.
    Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A five year combination of education, training and experience involving the
operation and maintenance of air conditioning and heating systems. During the probationary period, must pass
a competency examination on liquid petroleum gas equipment conducted by the State Division of Liquid
Petroleum Gas Division.
PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the unit in which the vacancy exists
who have served for one year or a combination of one year in the class(es) of School HAR Mechanic,
Temperature Control Mechanic, or Environmental Control Operator/Mechanic may apply.

*LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:                      Must possess a current valid certificate of
competency as a Journeyman Class "A" HAR Mechanic issued by the City of Jacksonville and must maintain
same during employment in this class. A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and
must be maintained during employment in this class.

* A journeyman Class “B” or above HAR Mechanic license will be accepted as meeting the licensing
requirements for promotional examinations administered prior to October 1, 2001.


APPROVAL DATE:          May 24, 2000
                                                                                                          S997
                                     HAR MECHANIC ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work in the installation, operation,
maintenance, overhaul, and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems. Work requires a
basic knowledge of methods, procedures, meters, gauges, tools and equipment used in installing, operating,
maintaining, overhauling, and repairing air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems which is learned
through training and job experience. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing with others. Work is
performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Operates
power, mechanical and hand tools; fork and high lifts; and motor vehicles. Physical demands consist of
walking, standing, sitting, bending, climbing, crawling in confined spaces, and moving or lifting equipment
and tools and include exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions and moving or lifting heavy
equipment and tools. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to
instructions and established work routines and the worker is permitted latitude to set priorities, subject to a
supervisor or mechanic’s approval, and rearrange work based on changing situations or workflow.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Performs unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work in the installing, operating, maintaining,
    overhauling, and repairing of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems to include removal
    and installation of parts and/or equipment.
    Monitors air conditioning and heating systems.
    Cleans and maintains assigned work areas to include sweeping and mopping.
    Performs electrical, plumbing, and construction duties related to air conditioning maintenance, repair
    and installation.
    Inspects, repairs, cleans, and lubricates fans, motors, pumps, fittings and parts, coils and cooling
    towers, and ductwork to include changing of belts.
    Picks up and/or delivers parts, equipment, tools, and materials as required.
    Inspects air-handling units.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of methods, procedures, meters, gauges, tools and equipment used in installing, operating,
    maintaining, overhauling, and repairing air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    Knowledge of the care and use of air conditioning and heating systems tools and equipment.
    Ability to perform preventative maintenance of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating system.
    Ability to use electrical testing equipment.
    Ability to operate power, mechanical and hand tools.
    Ability to operate fork and high lifts.
    Ability to read, understand and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety manuals.
    Ability to communicate effectively.
    Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two (2) year combination of education, training and experience involving
the operation and maintenance of electrical and/or air conditioning and heating systems.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the unit in which the vacancy
exists who have served for two (2) years as a Helper and who meets the open requirements may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior
to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003
                                                                                               S701
                                       HAR MECHANIC

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work in the installation, operation, maintenance, overhaul,
and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems. Work requires a knowledge of
techniques, methods, and procedures used in installing, operating, maintaining, overhauling, and
repairing air conditioning, refrigeration and heating systems which is learned through training and
job experience. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing with others. Work is performed
indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Operates
power, mechanical and hand tools and motor vehicles. Physical demands consist of walking,
standing, sitting, bending, climbing, and moving or lifting equipment and tools and include exposure
to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions and moving or lifting equipment and tools. Work is
performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and subject to practices
and procedures, but the worker is permitted latitude to set priorities subject to Foreman’s approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Installs, operates, maintains, overhauls, and repairs air conditioning, refrigeration, and
    heating systems.
    Diagnoses system-operating conditions using central control or energy management panel.
    Maintains and repairs automatic control circuitry relays and drive equipment.
    Maintains chemical balance in air conditioning water systems through testing and water
    treatment.
    Monitors air conditioning and heating systems.
    Performs major overhaul of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating systems.
    Repairs, recalibrates, and maintains electronic controls of energy management systems.
    Performs electrical, plumbing, and construction duties related to air conditioning
    maintenance, repair and installation.
    Inspects, repairs, and lubricates fans, motors, pumps and ductwork.
    Inspects air-handling units.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the techniques, methods, and procedures used in the installation, maintenance,
    overhaul and repair of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating equipment.
    Knowledge of the equipment, tools, and materials used in the operation and maintenance of
    air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating equipment.
    Knowledge of liquid petroleum and natural gas systems.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    Skill in the care and use of air conditioning and heating systems tools and equipment.
    Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
    Ability to perform preventative maintenance of air conditioning, refrigeration, and heating
    system.
    Ability to operate computerized control panels.
    Ability to use various electrical testing equipment.
    Ability to operate power, mechanical and hand tools.
    Ability to read, understand and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety
    manuals.
    Ability to communicate effectively.
       Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and write English. Must possess a current valid
Certificate of Competency as a Journeyman or Master HAR Mechanic issued by the City of
Jacksonville, OR, State of Florida Certification as a HAR Contractor and must maintain same during
employment in this class. During the probationary period, must pass a competency examination on
liquid petroleum gas equipment conducted by the State of Florida’s Liquid Petroleum Gas Division.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for one year in
the class of HAR Mechanic Assistant and meet the Open Requirements may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's license is required
prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

NOTE: Examination will be unassembled. The names of eligible promotional applicants will be
automatically placed on the promotional eligible list in date order of eligibility (date on which time
in grade and possession of license have both been met). When two or more employees are eligible at
the same time, placement will be in the order of seniority in grade in the class below.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S701

APPROVAL DATE: May 24, 2000

REVISED DATE: 5/26/2010
                                                                                                               S856
                   INFORMATION TRANSPORT SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is entry level technical work in installing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, testing, repairing,
upgrading, and retrofitting the District’s network copper and fiber optical cabling. Work requires knowledge of
network design, codes, standards, components, and topologies. Contacts require basic courtesy, tact, and
effectiveness in dealing with others, and include contacts to request or provide information, ask questions or obtain
clarifications. Work is semi-routine in that tasks are covered by standard practices and procedures, but some
latitude is permitted to consider the most appropriate practice or procedure to follow; however, the work also
involves differing situations requiring comparison of problem elements to reference points within one's own
experience and exercise of judgment to match the prior decision. Work is performed primarily in buildings and
structures where risks and hazards are substantial, but are known, somewhat predictable, and mostly controllable.
Physical demands are moderate and consist primarily of standing, stooping, bending, reaching, climbing, walking at
work sites for extended periods of time, working in confined spaces such as attics and crawl spaces and at heights
of four to 12 feet, and occasionally lifting and moving objects weighing up to 60 pounds. Operates motor vehicle
and uses equipment and tools necessary for installing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, testing, repairing upgrading,
and retrofitting the District’s network copper and fiber optical cabling. Work is performed under general
supervision where the work assignments are varied and, although subject to instructions and established work
routines, the worker is permitted some latitude to set own priorities subject to superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all-inclusive)
 Troubleshoots network copper, fiber optical cabling and network switches connectivity issues.
 Installs, terminates fiber optical cabling.
 Installs, terminates copper cabling.
 Documents test results and forwards to appropriate personnel.
 Evaluates problems, formulates solutions and, with appropriate approval, takes corrective actions.
 Performs fire stopping of floors and walls for new and existing cabling.
 Performs retrofit of network wiring and removal of abandoned wiring.
 Locates and identifies existing wiring for network use.
 Prepares station locations (wall outlets).
 Pulls Cat 5E cabling.
 Prepares and maintains documentation concerning service requests, parts and supplies used, maintenance
  scheduling, and recommendations for cabling/wiring replacement.
 Stays current with technological developments in network cabling equipment, installation techniques,
  construction standards and test procedures.
 Transports cable, equipment and materials to and from assigned work sites.
 Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the principles, concepts and practices in the installing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, testing,
    repairing upgrading, and retrofitting network copper and fiber optical cabling.
    Knowledge of network cabling systems, practices, placement, conduit design, lateral design and building
    entrance design.
    Knowledge of network cabling interface requirements with network equipment.
    Knowledge of different network topologies and the application of these network topologies;
    Knowledge of industry standards, regulations and safety procedures.
    Ability to read, understand, analyze, and apply technical data, manuals, schematics, and related
    specifications.
    Ability to complete forms, prepare reports and draw schematics regarding work performed.
    Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division,
    decimals, percentages and use algebraic and geometric principles.
    Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
    Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and
    standards to specific situations.
        Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in
        assigned objectives.
        Ability to learn configuration/programming of routers, switches and other complex network equipment.
        Ability to learn and apply new technology knowledge to assigned work.
        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
        Ability to provide accurate labeling and records of cables, equipment and work area.
        Ability to perform moderately heavy physical work, which includes lifting items up to sixty pounds.
        Ability to communicate effectively.
        Ability to work in confined/cramped body positions installing wiring.
        Ability to climb a ladder to work at elevations from 4 to 12 feet.
        Ability to distinguish colors.
        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two year combination of education, training and experience in installing,
diagnosing, troubleshooting, testing, repairing, upgrading, and retrofitting network copper and fiber optical cabling.

Successfully completed post-high school network cabling certification, such as by BICSI, may substitute for up to
two years of the required experience. Related field experience such as telephone field installer may substitute for
education. Substitution is dependent upon the complexity and currency of training received to performance of
essential functions.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S856

APPROVAL DATE: March 22, 2005
                                                                                                               S855
                          INFORMATION TRANSPORT SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled technical work in installing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, testing, repairing,
upgrading, and retrofitting the District’s network copper and fiber optical cabling. Work requires knowledge of
network design, codes, standards, components, and topologies. Contacts require basic courtesy, tact, and
effectiveness in dealing with others, and include contacts to request or provide information, ask questions or obtain
clarifications. Work is semi-routine in that tasks are covered by standard practices and procedures, but some
latitude is permitted to consider the most appropriate practice or procedure to follow; however, the work also
involves differing situations requiring comparison of problem elements to reference points within one's own
experience and exercise of judgment to match the prior decision. Work is performed primarily in buildings and
structures where risks and hazards are substantial, but are known, somewhat predictable, and mostly controllable.
Physical demands are moderate and consist primarily of standing, stooping, bending, reaching, climbing, walking at
work sites for extended periods of time, working in confined spaces such as attics and crawl spaces and at heights
of four to 12 feet, and occasionally lifting and moving objects weighing up to 60 pounds. Operates motor vehicle
and uses equipment and tools necessary for installing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, testing, repairing upgrading,
and retrofitting the District’s network copper and fiber optical cabling. Work is performed under general
supervision where the work assignments are varied and, although subject to instructions and established work
routines, the worker is permitted some latitude to set own priorities subject to superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all-inclusive)
 Troubleshoots network copper, fiber optical cabling and network switches connectivity issues.
 Perform site survey for the design and installation of additions and upgrades of network wiring.
 Installs, terminates and certifies fiber optical cabling.
 Installs, terminates and certifies copper cabling.
 Documents test results and forwards to appropriate personnel.
 Maintains accurate drawings, installation records, and test data records
 Evaluates problems, formulates solutions and, with appropriate approval, takes corrective actions.
 Identifies appropriate techniques and procedures for cable and equipment installation, maintenance, monitoring
  and performance improvement.
 Inventories and orders materials and supplies.
 Develops and submits new site surveys and cost analysis for as builds.
 Performs fire stopping of floors and walls for new and existing cabling.
 Designs and oversees installation of new building telecommunication rooms.
 Performs retrofit of network wiring and removal of abandoned wiring.
 Locates and identifies existing wiring for network use.
 Prepares station locations (wall outlets).
 Pulls Cat 5E cabling.
 Prepares and maintains documentation concerning service requests, parts and supplies used, maintenance
  scheduling, and recommendations for cabling/wiring replacement.
 Communicates network cabling/wiring issues to appropriate personnel or vendor; performs follow up to ensure
  issues are resolved.
 Researches solutions to network cabling/wiring issues as needed, to include communicating with external
  vendors concerning equipment, product information, and end user technical support.
 Stays current with technological developments in network cabling equipment, installation techniques,
  construction standards and test procedures.
 Transports cable, equipment and materials to and from assigned work sites.
 Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the principles, concepts and practices in the installing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, testing,
    repairing upgrading, and retrofitting the District’s network copper and fiber optical cabling.
    Knowledge of network design, codes, standards, components, and topologies.
        Knowledge of network cabling systems, practices, placement, conduit design, lateral design and building
        entrance design.
        Knowledge of network cabling interface requirements with network equipment.
        Knowledge of different network topologies and the application of these network topologies;
        Knowledge of industry standards, regulations and safety procedures.
        Skill in use of monitoring, diagnostic, and installation equipment and tools for copper and fiber optical
        cabling.
        Ability to read, understand, analyze, and apply technical data, manuals, schematics, and related
        specifications.
        Ability to complete forms, prepare reports and draw schematics regarding work performed.
        Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division,
        decimals, percentages and use algebraic and geometric principles.
        Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
        Ability to provide guidance, assistance, and/or interpretation to others on how to apply procedures and
        standards to specific situations.
        Ability to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in
        assigned objectives.
        Ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required in situations involving evaluation of
        information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
        Ability to learn configuration/programming of routers, switches and other complex network equipment.
        Ability to learn and apply new technology knowledge to assigned work.
        Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
        Ability to provide accurate labeling and records of cables, equipment and work area.
        Ability to perform moderately heavy physical work, which includes lifting items up to sixty pounds.
        Ability to communicate effectively.
        Ability to work in confined/cramped body positions installing wiring.
        Ability to climb a ladder to work at elevations from 4 to 12 feet.
        Ability to distinguish colors.
        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A three year combination of education, training and experience in installing,
diagnosing, troubleshooting, testing, repairing, upgrading, and retrofitting the District’s network copper and fiber
optical cabling.

Successfully completed post-high school network cabling certification, such as by BICSI, may substitute for up to
two years of the required experience. Such substitution is dependent upon the complexity and currency of training
received to performance of essential functions.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for a period of one year in
the class of Information Transport Systems Technician Assistant may upon recommendation be automatically promoted.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S855

APPROVAL DATE: March 22, 2005
                                                                                                           S992
                             INSTRUCTIONAL EQUIPMENT ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving the installation, repair, and
operation of televisions, VCR’s, projectors, typewriters, audio-visual equipment, and associated instructional
equipment. Work requires a basic knowledge of methods, procedures, meters, tools, and equipment used in
installing, maintaining, and operating school instructional equipment, which is gained through training and job
experience. Contact with public requires courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing with others. Work is performed
primarily indoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Works with both high and
low voltage testing equipment, hand and power tools, lift equipment, and motor vehicles. Works from lifts and
ladders. Physical demands consist of frequent repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, standing and sitting,
bending, stooping and kneeling; climbing of ladders, and lifting/moving of objects up to 25 pounds as well as
occasional lifting/moving of objects up to 50 pounds and crawling in confined spaces. Work involves
exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where
the work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines and are made based on worker’s
skill level. The worker is permitted latitude to set priorities, subject to a supervisor or assigned journeyman’s
approval, and rearrange work based on changing situations or workflow.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Not intended to be all inclusive)
  Performs unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving the installation, repair, and operation of
  televisions, VCR’s, projectors, typewriters, audio-visual equipment, and associated instructional
  equipment.
  Cleans and maintains assigned work areas to include sweeping and mopping.
  Picks up/or delivers parts.
  Moves and lifts televisions and other heavy office equipment.
  Installs conduit, wiring, and various devices as directed.
  Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in installing, repairing, and operating school
  instructional equipment.
  Knowledge of occupational and safety precautions.
  Knowledge in the care and use of craft tools and equipment.
  Ability to operate hand and power tools, mechanical equipment, and lifts.
  Ability to read, understand, and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety manuals.
  Ability to operate and work from high lifts and associated lift equipment.
  Ability to climb and routinely work from ladders.
  Ability to use electronic testing equipment. Ability to physically perform job functions.
  Ability to communicate effectively.
  Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two-year combination of education, training, or experience involving the
installation, repair, and operation of instructional office equipment.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior
to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003
                                                                                                      S860

                         INSTRUCTIONAL EQUIPMENT REPAIR FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: This is skilled work at the supervisor level in planning, directing, coordinating,
overseeing, and monitoring the service and repair of typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and
associated instructional equipment. Work requires a through knowledge of the techniques, methods,
practices, and procedures used in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing service and repair
functions. Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned personnel.
Contacts require skills in understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results. Work is
performed in an office and shop environment where there are some risks and hazards, but they are
controllable. Operates computers, radios, calculators, motor vehicles, electronic testing equipment, power
tools and associated hand tools. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, lifting,
and includes exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under limited
supervision where the work assignments are subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy,
and is reviewed in terms of quality, timeliness, and adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Plans, directs, coordinates, oversees, and monitors the service and repair of typewriters, televisions,
    audio-visual equipment, and associated instructional equipment.
    Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned personnel. Conducts
    employee performance evaluations and administers discipline as needed.
    Develops and implements preventative maintenance schedules.
    Prepares work specifications for job materials and labor.
    Prepares and approves purchase orders and storeroom requisitions for parts, materials, and supplies;
    maintains records; and submits reports of materials, costs and charges.
    Forecasts personnel and equipment needs for budget preparation and monitors expenditures.
    Reviews bids submitted by private contractors for compliance with purchasing practices and
    procedures.
    Establishes and maintains job-related reports and records.
    Operates a motor vehicle in the performance of duties.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices and procedures used in planning, directing,
    coordinating, overseeing, and monitoring the service and repair of typewriters, televisions, audio-
    visual equipment, and associated instructional equipment.
    Knowledge of the equipment, tools, and materials used in the service and repair of typewriters,
    televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated instructional equipment.
    Knowledge of budgetary practices and procedures.
    Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
    Knowledge of supervisory techniques and practices.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    Skill in the service and repair of typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated
    instructional equipment.
    Skill in the use and care of standard tools, equipment, and testing devices used in the service and
    repair of typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated instructional equipment.
    Ability to schedule, train, assign, monitor, review and evaluate the work of assigned personnel.
   Ability to read, interpret and work from schematics, diagrams, specifications, repair manuals and
   contracts.
   Ability to diagnose problems and repair typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment and
   associated instructional equipment.
   Ability to make estimates of materials and time required for specific assignments.
   Ability to read, comprehend, and apply written job-related materials such as repair manuals, and Civil
   Service and Personnel Rules and Regulations, collective bargaining agreements and School Board
   policies and procedures.
   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and
   principals and other administrators.
   Ability to distinguish colors.
   Ability to stoop, bend, and reach, and lift equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
   Ability to communicate effectively.
   Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A six-year combination of education, training and experience involving the
service and repair of typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and/or associated instructional
equipment, one year of which must have been at a supervisory level.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have served for one year in the class
of School Office Machine Repair Leaderman, S851, may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S860

APPROVED:      11/22/00
                                                                                                     S862

                          INSTRUCTIONAL EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled work at the journeyman level in the troubleshooting, servicing,
repairing and maintenance of typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated
instructional equipment. Work requires knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices, and procedures
used in the service and repair of typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated
instructional equipment that is gained through a combination of training and job experience. Contacts
require courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing with others. Work is performed in an office and shop
environment where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Operates computers,
radios, calculators, motor vehicles, electronic testing equipment, power tools and associated hand tools.
Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, and lifting, and include exposure to dust,
dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where the work
assignments are varied and subject to practices and procedures, but the worker is permitted latitude to set
priorities subject to Foreman’s approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
  Troubleshoots, services, repairs and maintains typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and
  associated instructional equipment.
  Operates computers, radios, calculators, motor vehicles, electronic testing equipment, power tools and
  associated hand tools.
  Operates equipment and inspects machines to test moving parts and locate cause(s) of trouble.
  Disassembles machines as required and examines rollers, guides, gears, trucks, pinions, slides, etc. for
  wear and defects.
  Cleans machines and replaces parts as needed.
  Troubleshoots electronic equipment to the board and/or component level.
  Provides technical assistances and instructions to customers regarding the operation and care of
  assigned equipment.
  Assembles and/or installs new, rebuilt, or reassigned typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment,
  and associated instructional equipment to include networking.
  Completes forms and records such as work orders, mileage logs, time sheets and field orders.
  Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices and procedures used in the service and repair of
  typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated instructional equipment.
  Knowledge of the equipment, tools, and materials used in the service and repair of typewriters,
  televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated instructional equipment.
  Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
  Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  Skill in the service and repair of typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated
  instructional equipment.
  Skill in the use and care of standard tools, equipment, and testing devices used in the service and
  repair of typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment, and associated instructional equipment.
  Ability to read, interpret and work from schematics, diagrams, repair manuals, specifications, and
  contracts.
  Ability to diagnose problems and repair typewriters, televisions, audio-visual equipment and
  associated instructional equipment.
  Ability to read, comprehend, and apply written job-related materials.
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, employees, and
    principals and other administrators.
    Ability to distinguish colors.
    Ability to stoop, bend, and reach, and lift equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
    Ability to communicate effectively.
    Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A four-year combination of education, training and experience involving
the service and repair of typewriters, televisions, and/or audio-visual equipment, and associated
instructional equipment.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Division who have
satisfactorily served for a period of at least one year in the class of Audio-Visual Trainee IV may apply,
provided they meet the open requirements.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior
to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVED: January 19, 2001
                                                                                                           S893
                                        IRRIGATION MECHANIC

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled and semi-skilled plumbing-related work in the installation, maintenance,
repair, and operation of irrigation systems. The work requires knowledge of the techniques, methods,
practices, and procedures used in the installation, repair, maintenance, and operation of irrigation systems,
which is acquired through training and job experience. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in
dealing with others. Work is performed primarily outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they
are predictable and controllable. Operates trenches, compactors, power and hand tools and motor vehicle.
Physical demands consist of frequent repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, bending, squatting, stooping,
kneeling, and frequent hand excavation of trenches and related underground infrastructure as well as
occasional lifting/moving of objects up to 50 pounds. Work involves exposure to dust, dirt, and other
unpleasant outdoor conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are
varied and subject to practices and procedures, but the worker is permitted latitude to set priorities subject to
Foreman’s approval and requires independent thinking and self-discipline.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Not intended to be all inclusive)
  Inspects, installs, maintains, and repairs irrigation systems and related sprinkler equipment and associated
  plumbing fixtures in accordance with applicable codes and regulatory standards.
  Reviews technical specifications and related design data to include blueprints, electrical diagrams and
  schematics.
  Inspects and programs irrigation-related time clocks.
  Develops parts and supply list for assigned projects.
  Keeps records of time and material used.
  Maintain parts inventory.
  Hand excavates underground piping and associated irrigation infrastructure.
  Operates trenches, compactors, power and hand tools.
  Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of irrigation systems’ installation, maintenance, repair and operation.
  Knowledge of equipment and supplies required to install, maintain, repair, and operate irrigation systems.
  Knowledge of equipment, materials, and supplies used in building and grounds maintenance.
  Knowledge of occupational and safety precautions.
  Ability to care for and properly use irrigation system-related equipment and tools.
  Ability to read, understand, and apply job-related information and materials including blue prints,
  electrical diagrams, schematic drawings, and equipment and safety manuals.
  Ability to communicate effectively.
  Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A three-year combination of education, training, or plumbing experience which
involved the installation, repair, or operation of irrigation systems. Must have the physical ability to meet the
physical demands of this job and perform the essential functions.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003

REVISED: January 26, 2005
                                                                                                          S830

                                       LOCKSMITH FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK:             Under general direction, performs supervisory, skilled mechanical work in the
installation, maintenance and repair of locks, latches, door checks, panic bars and related hardware; and
technical work in the duplication and related locksmith duties. This class lies directly above that of School
Locksmith and directly below that of School General Maintenance Foreman. Employees occupying this
position will perform and supervise the performance of subordinates in all facets of the locksmith trade.
Receives oral and written instructions and makes assignments accordingly. Makes independent decisions in
accordance with established procedures. Reports directly to a School General Maintenance Foreman.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, assigns and supervises subordinates in performance of work such as
installing, maintaining and repairing of locks, door checks, hydraulic door closers, panic bars and related
hardware; fabrication and installation of new parts; changing lock combinations; duplication of keys from
pattern or code; opening of locks for which there is no key and combination is unknown; identification of keys.
 May be required to instruct subordinates in proper methods and procedures. Maintains key record and security
of keys, patterns, codes and combinations. Maintains adequate stock in storeroom and applicable records.
Assigns and lays out work for subordinates. Uses key machine, drills and related hand tools in the
performance of duties. Performs related duties as required.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools
and practices of the locksmith trade to include hydraulic door closers, etc. Ability to do mechanical locksmith
precision work and supervise others in this trade. Must be able to establish and maintain satisfactory working
relationships with supervisors, employees and the general public.


PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the unit in which the vacancy
exists who have satisfactorily served for a period of at least one (1) year in the class of School Locksmith may
apply. Must possess a valid Florida driver’s license and must maintain same during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S830


APPROVED: December 18, 1969


REVISED:          March 29, 1973
                  April 14, 1977
                                                                                                          S831

                                              LOCKSMITH


KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs journeyman-level skilled mechanical work in the
installation, maintenance, and repair of locks, latches, door checks, panic bars and related hardware, including
duplication of keys and changing of lock combinations. This class lies directly below that of School Locksmith
Foreman.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: Installs, maintains and repairs locks, latches, door checks, hydraulic door
closers, panic bars and related hardware. Makes and installs new parts as required. Changes lock
combinations as instructed. Makes new or duplicate keys from pattern or code; opens locks for which there is
no key or combination is unknown; identifies keys. Maintains keys, patterns, codes and combinations as
authorized by the School Locksmith Foreman. Uses key machine, drills and related hand tools in the
performance of duties. Perform related duties as required.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                           Knowledge of the methods, tools, materials and
practices of the locksmith trade to include hydraulic door closers. Ability to do mechanical locksmith work.
Must be able to establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with supervisors, employees and the
general public. Ability to use mathematical skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
and use oral and written instructions.


PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have satisfactorily served for
one (1) year in the class of School Locksmith Trainee IV may apply. Must possess a valid Florida driver's
license and must maintain same during employment in this class.


OPEN REQUIREMENTS:                 Ability to read and write English. Shall have at least four (4) years
experience in locksmithing with knowledge of methods, materials and tools of the trade to include hydraulic
door closers. Must secure a valid Florida driver's license prior to appointment and must maintain the same
during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S831


APPROVED: December 18, 1969


REVISED:           June 10, 1976
                   March 15, 1979
                   October 27, 1998
                                                                                                                   S662
                                  MAINTENANCE DISPATCHER ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is administrative support work in operating radios, telephones and related communications
equipment in receiving and transmitting information, messages and emergency calls, and in dispatching personnel and
equipment to work sites in accordance with established procedures. As this is the trainee level, workers will be
trained in the particulars of the District’s facilities maintenance dispatching systems, duties, and related functions
and responsibilities for a period of up to one year, at the end of which the worker will be either advanced to
Maintenance Dispatcher or separated from employment in this class. In addition, the worker will be responsible
for performing more complex work with a greater volume over time as a demonstration of appropriate progress
towards successful completion of the on-the-job training program. Work requires knowledge of construction trades
and the ability to prioritizing maintenance requests/complaints, communicate effectively, clearly and concisely, and
dispatch the appropriate craft(s). Contacts require skills in understanding and influencing others which are important in
responding to routine complaints. Work is semi-routine in that tasks are covered by procedures or precedents and,
although patterned, some latitude is permitted to consider the most appropriate method, technique, or procedure to
follow. Work is performed in an office environment where there are minimal risks and hazards. Operates personal
computers, facsimile machines, two-way radios, and related communications equipment. Physical demands consist of
operating communications and standard office equipment on an ongoing basis and sitting and/or standing for extended
periods. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and, although subject to
standard practices, methods, and procedures, the worker is permitted some latitude to set priorities subject to the
superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Participates in an on-the-job training program to learn the District’s facilities maintenance dispatching
    systems, duties and related functions and responsibilities.
    Operates two-way radio consoles, receiving and transmitting voice radio messages to dispatch maintenance
    personnel and equipment to work sites in accordance with prescribed patterns and needs.
    Uses telephones to receive and transmit messages.
    Analyzes requests/complaints and determines response priority and maintenance craft(s) required.
    Maintains records and reports such as work tickets and radio, telephone and barricade data logs.
    Operates personal computers to enter or access information including work order data.
    Responds to questions and minor complaints from the public.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of departmental/divisional policies and procedures associated with work assigned.
    Knowledge of Jacksonville geographic area and general location of all schools and administrative buildings.
    Knowledge of school and work center numbering system.
    Knowledge of construction trades and associated terminology
    Skill in operating two-way radio consoles and related communications equipment.
    Ability to analyze requests/complaints and determine response priority and maintenance craft(s) required.
    Ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time exercising good judgment under stressful conditions.
    Ability to read, comprehend and apply job-related materials such as procedures and policies.
    Ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely.
    Ability to maintain records and reports.
    Ability to operate personal computers and other standard office equipment.
    Ability to perform arithmetical computations.
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have at least one year experience in dispatching personnel and/or equipment in a
building construction/maintenance environment; OR, two years of craft-related building construction/maintenance
experience which included the regular use of a two-way radio and/or automated communication and/or dispatching
equipment; OR, two years of clerical experience that involved the regular use of a personal computer with a construction
and/or building maintenance company. Computer skills preferred.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: None.

Note: The probationary period for this class shall be one year.


APPROVAL DATE: December 13, 2004

REVISED: May 11, 2006
                                                                                                                   S661
                                         MAINTENANCE DISPATCHER

KIND OF WORK: This is administrative support work in operating radios, telephones and related communications
equipment in receiving and transmitting information, messages and emergency calls, and in dispatching personnel and
equipment to work sites in accordance with established procedures. Work requires knowledge of radio dispatching and
the ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely. Contacts require skills in understanding and influencing
others which are important in responding to routine complaints. Work is semi-routine in that tasks are covered by
procedures or precedents and, although patterned, some latitude is permitted to consider the most appropriate method,
technique, or procedure to follow. Work is performed in an office environment where there are minimal risks and
hazards. Operates personal computers, facsimile machines, two-way radios, and related communications equipment.
Physical demands consist of operating communications and standard office equipment on an ongoing basis and sitting
and/or standing for extended periods. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are
varied and, although subject to standard practices, methods, and procedures, the worker is permitted some latitude to set
priorities subject to the superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Operates two-way radio consoles, receiving and transmitting voice radio messages to dispatch maintenance
    personnel and equipment to work sites in accordance with prescribed patterns and needs.
    Uses telephones to receive and transmit messages.
    Analyzes requests/complaints and determines response priority and maintenance craft(s) required.
    Maintains records and reports such as work tickets and radio, telephone and barricade data logs.
    Operates personal computers to enter or access information including work order data.
    Responds to questions and minor complaints from the public.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of departmental/divisional policies and procedures associated with work assigned.
    Knowledge of Jacksonville geographic area and general location of all schools and administrative buildings.
    Knowledge of school and work center numbering system.
    Knowledge of construction trades and associated terminology
    Skill in operating two-way radio consoles and related communications equipment.
    Ability to analyze requests/complaints and determine response priority and maintenance craft(s) required.
    Ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time exercising good judgment under stressful conditions.
    Ability to read, comprehend and apply job-related materials such as procedures and policies.
    Ability to communicate effectively, clearly and concisely.
    Ability to maintain records and reports.
    Ability to operate personal computers and other standard office equipment.
    Ability to perform arithmetical computations.
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the unit who have served for one year in the class
of Maintenance Dispatcher Assistant may upon recommendation of the Director of Facilities Maintenance be
automatically promoted.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have at least two years experience in dispatching personnel and/or equipment in a
construction and/or building maintenance environment.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: None.

APPROVAL DATE: December 13, 2004
                                                                                                          S670

                              MAINTENANCE GENERAL FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general direction, performs supervisory technical work involving maintenance,
repair, remodeling, and general mechanical servicing of the entire physical school plant and grounds for a
geographical area and citywide for specific functions depending on assignment. A School Maintenance
General Foreman is responsible for the coordination of men, materials and equipment used in preventive
maintenance, general repair, or remodeling of a wide range of buildings, grounds and equipment. This class
lies above those of the school craft foreman and below that of School Maintenance Supervisor. Ability to
accept and react quickly and positively to detailed or fragmentary orders or instructions and the technical
knowledge and administrative and leadership ability to plan, coordinate and direct the work of a large number
of men of various crafts and trades in an efficient and economical manner. Works under general direction
without detailed supervision.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Supervision is exercised over skilled tradesmen, helpers and laborers engaged
in electrical, carpentry, air conditioning, heating, painting, plastering, refrigeration, cement work, locksmith,
related craft work and general maintenance of grounds. Plans, lays out and assigns to respective craft foremen
the maintenance and construction projects. Directs and personally supervises varied maintenance and
construction projects assigned to the various crafts. Makes periodic inspections; recommends repairs and
improvements; makes estimates and/or reviews estimates of foremen as to time, labor and materials required;
maintains records; prepares and submits reports; and inspects and approves supplies. Confers with individual
school principals, administrative and professional superiors regarding equipment installation, plant and/or
equipment modifications and related matters. Investigates unsatisfactory performance of duties. Recommends
specifications, materials and designs. Related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of maintenance and technical
requirements of crafts covered. Knowledge of effective training and supervisory methods and techniques.
Ability to plan, assign and coordinate varied maintenance and construction projects. Thorough knowledge of
the hazards involved in such work. Knowledge of maintenance and construction practices, procedures and
methods as related to the Maintenance Department. Knowledge of material ordering (purchasing) practices,
procedures and methods. Ability to read, understand and apply written materials to include Civil Service
Board rules and regulations, Union Contract Provisions, School Board directives and technical manuals. Good
communication skills (oral and written). Ability to read, understand and follow building plans and
specifications. Ability to estimate and review estimates of other material, manpower and equipment
requirements. Mathematical skills to include percentages and fractions.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the School Board Maintenance
Department who have satisfactorily served for a period of at least one (1) year in any of the school craft
foremen classes may apply. A valid Florida driver’s license is required prior to appointment and must be
maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S670

APPROVED: March 18, 1971

REVISED:          April 17, 1975, April 4, 1977, September 2, 1976, March 13, 1980
                                                                                                          S981

                                    MAINTENANCE MECHANIC


KIND OF WORK:               Under general supervision, performs skilled work in several trades areas in the
maintenance and repair of buildings and/or equipment. An employee in a position allocated to this class is
responsible for the performance of a variety of repairs in several of the skilled trades. Work at this level may
include repairing and maintaining electrical and mechanical equipment and air conditioning systems;
maintaining and repairing steam boilers and heating equipment; replacing plaster and dry walls, and laying
bricks; maintaining and repairing pumps, motors, air compressors and related equipment; replacing and
repairing plumbing fixtures; and/or making structural repairs to include carpentry work and painting. May be
assigned to work as part of a crew or individually. If assigned to work individually, may specialize in a
particular trade or be assigned to a specific location to perform work in all trades. Work is performed under the
general supervision of a higher level technical or supervisory employee who reviews work through inspections
for desired quality.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Installs, maintains and repairs electric motors, generators and related electrical
and mechanical equipment such as power mowers and pumping equipment. Installs, maintains and repairs
valves, sinks, wash bowls, sewers and other sanitary fixtures. Performs a variety of brick, cement and
carpentry work. May be required to remove and replace broken or damaged floor tile and ceiling tile. Performs
electrical and acetylene welding and brazing. Maintains and repairs heating and air conditioning equipment
and hot water heaters. Operates drill presses, threading machines and grinding machines. Repairs short
circuits and broken wire. Installs, repairs or replaces electrical fixtures, switches, ballasts and relays. May
operate a motor vehicle in performance of duties. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Considerable knowledge of the practices, methods,
materials and tools commonly used in the repair of various types of electrical and mechanical systems and
equipment as well as the structural repair crafts. Knowledge of the mechanical operation and repair of various
mechanical and electrical equipment such as exhaust fans and hot water heaters. Knowledge of safety
procedures and first aid. Ability to read, understand and apply written instructions, Duval County School
Board Policies and Procedures, blueprints and schematics, equipment manuals and other job related materials.
Ability to make mathematical calculations, including use of algebraic formulas.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have had at least four years of progressively responsible experience in
building repair and maintenance activities, provided at least two of the years were in the repair and
maintenance of electrical systems and/or equipment and that the remaining experience included repair and
maintenance work in at least one of the following areas: air conditioning and heating, plumbing, carpentry,
painting, masonry, and welding. A course on the high school level or above in electrical or mechanical repair,
welding or a related field may be substituted for one year of the required experience. A valid Florida driver's
license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S981

APPROVED: 06/17/87
                  02/24/88
                                                                                                        S840


                              MILLSHOP CARPENTER FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general direction, performs skilled supervisory and technical work in directing
the fabrication and installation of wooden cabinets and related items. This class lies above that of School
Millshop Carpenter and below that of School General Maintenance Foreman. Supervises and trains
Maintenance Foreman. Supervises and trains subordinates in the performance of their duties. Requires
independent judgement in determining job requirements and procedures. Reports to the School General
Maintenance Foreman and under the general direction of the School Maintenance Supervisor.


EXAMPLES OF WORK:                   Supervises, lays out and assigns work of subordinate employees of the
millshop. Designs cabinets and related items for specific needs and space availability. Consults with and/or
instructs subordinates in new techniques, complex problems, etc. Inspects and reviews work for compliance
with plans, standards, regulations and instructions. Keeps applicable records. Assigns work and supervises
cutting of materials, construction and installation of items. Work is considered hazardous due to use of power
tools and the supervision of journeymen and helpers in the use of such tools. Performs related duties as
required.


KNOWLEDGES, KILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of tools, materials, methods and
practices of cabinet making. Must have knowledge of Civil Service Board Rules and Regulations. Must be
able to establish satisfactory working relationship with fellow employees and subordinates. Ability to design,
plan, assign, receive and supervise the work of journeymen for efficient and economical production. Ability to
read blueprints and sketches.


PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board,
Maintenance Department, who have satisfactorily served for a period of at least one year immediately
preceding the date of the examination in the class of School Millshop Carpenter may apply. A valid Florida
driver’s license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S840


APPROVED: April 16, 1971


REVISED:          September 2, 1976
                  April 14, 1977
                                                                                                          S841

                                       MILLSHOP CARPENTER


KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs journeyman level work in the fabrication and
installation of wooden cabinets, shelves, moldings and related fixtures. This class lies above that of School
Millshop Carpenter Trainee IV and below that of School Millshop Carpenter Foreman. Supervises and trains
subordinates in the performance of their duties. Reports to a School Millshop Carpenter Foreman or other
higher level employee.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: Performs carpentry work as it relates to the building and repair of cabinets and
related items. Using blueprints, diagrams, sketches or drawings, cuts materials, assembles, installs and finishes
cabinets, shelves and related items. Instructs subordinates in techniques and safety factors involved in the
carpentry trade as it relates to cabinet making. Assigns installation of items as well as performing such work.
Works with power tools, such as radial and table saws, wood lathes, planers, tenon, mortise, shaper, molding
machine, joiners and with all standard carpentry hand tools. Cleans, sharpens and repairs hand and bench
tools. Maintains applicable records. Operates pick-up truck as necessary for outside work. Performs related
duties as required.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                         Thorough knowledge of the tools, methods and
practices of cabinet making. Knowledge of the safety rules and regulations involved in the use of power tools
involved in such work. Ability to work from sketches, blueprints, diagrams and drawings. Ability to set up
and use millshop machinery. Ability to estimate time and material requirements.


OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have had at least four year's cabinet making experience and/or related
millshop carpentry work. Time spent in an approved apprenticeship program for this class may be counted
toward the experience requirements. A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must
be maintained during employment in this class.


PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have satisfactorily served for a period of at least one year in the class of School Millshop Carpenter
Trainee IV may apply. A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained
during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S841

APPROVED: 06/22/72

REVISED:          04/15/76
                  06/10/76
                  03/13/80
                  08/26/88
                                                                                                       S996
                                        PAINTER ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work in preparing and applying paint to
exterior and interior surfaces. Work requires basic knowledge of methods, procedures, tools, and equipment
used in painting that is acquired through training and job experience. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and
effectiveness in dealing with others. Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and
hazards, but they are predictable and controllable. Operates power and hand tools, lift equipment, and motor
vehicles as well as uses ladders and scaffolding. Work involves exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, and other
unpleasant conditions and may require use of respiratory protection equipment. Physical demands consist of
frequent repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, standing and sitting, squatting, bending, stooping and
kneeling, and lifting/moving objects up tot 50 pounds. Work is performed under general supervision where the
work assignments are subject to instructions and established work routines and are made based on worker’s
skill level. Worker is permitted latitude to set priorities, subject to a supervisor or assigned journeyman’s
approval, and rearrange work based on changing situations or workflow.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
  Performs unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involved in painting and preparation of surfaces
  to be painted including removing dirt, scales, rust, old paint, grease and other materials.
  Picks up and delivers equipment and materials.
  Erects and dismantles scaffolding.
  Cleans and maintains rollers, brushes, and spray guns.
  Cleans and maintains assigned work areas to include sweeping and mopping.
  Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in painting interior and exterior surfaces.
  Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  Ability to use and maintain painting-related materials, tools, and equipment.
  Ability to read, understand and apply job-related information and materials including equipment and safety
  manuals.
  Ability to physically perform job functions and work from ladders and scaffolding.
  Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
  Ability to perform basic arithmetic computations.
  Ability to communicate effectively.
  Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

 OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two-year combination of education, training, or experience involving on a
regular basis painting and preparation of surfaces to be painted.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003
                                                                                                                    S801
                                               PAINTER FOREMAN

KIND OF WORK: This is facilities maintenance/skilled craft work at the supervisor level in planning, directing,
coordinating, overseeing, and monitoring the preparation and application of paint to exterior and interior surfaces.
Worker also performs journeyman level work in painting/refinishing wood, masonry and other interior and exterior
surfaces. Work requires a thorough knowledge of the techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in planning,
organizing, coordinating, and directing the preparation and application of paint to exterior and interior surfaces.
Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the work of assigned personnel. Contacts require skills in
understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results. Operates power and hand tools and motor vehicles
including vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 8,000 pounds or more. Physical demands consist of walking,
standing, sitting, bending, and moving or lifting equipment and tools, using ladders and scaffolding, and include
exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some
risks and hazards, but they are predictable and controllable. Work is performed under limited supervision where the
work assignments are subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in terms of quality,
timeliness, and adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
    Receives work orders and coordinates assigned employees, equipment and materials required per job site
    Schedules, assigns, monitors, reviews, and evaluates the work of assigned employees.
    Counsels and disciplines assigned employees when and as necessary.
    Confers with school principals and others concerning work projects and responds to questions and minor complaints.
    Checks work in progress and reviews completed work for conformance with directives and standards.
    Prepares cost estimates and fills out work orders and purchase orders for required materials, supplies and equipment
    Maintains inventory records concerning assigned trucks and equipment;
    Maintains records on personnel to include attendance, supplies, and equipment used on job and details of work
    performed
    Performs calculations in preparing surfaces and mediums for use, i.e., mixing proportions, measuring angles and
    distances, calculating square footage.
    Oversees and performs surface preparation and preventive maintenance according to assigned schedules or when
    directed, i.e., repainting faded walls, filling cracks and holes, sanding and repainting peeling areas.
    Applies mediums including, but not necessarily limited to, glazes, primers, stains, sealers, and varnishes.
    Provides training and instruction to painting trades work personnel in use and safe operation of various hand-held
    manual, electrical and gas powered tools and equipment, i.e., mixers, sprayers, rollers, caulking guns, scrapers, sand
    blasters, and pressure washers.
    Inspects job sites for the purpose of determining color mixing and matching needs, quantities of materials required
    per work orders, and adherence to work orders and specifications.
    Ensures proper cleaning and maintenance of equipment, tools, materials, and vehicles utilized per work site; ensures
    adherence to principles and practices of safe use and operation of equipment, tools, materials, and vehicles.
    Performs journeyman level work painting wood, masonry and other interior and exterior surfaces.
    Operates a motor vehicle in performance of duties.
    Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices of the painting trade.
  Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of this work.
  Knowledge of proper applications of paints, sealers and stains to interior and exterior of buildings, furniture and
  equipment.
  Knowledge of and ability to rig and erect scaffolding.
  Knowledge of Civil Service and Personnel Rules and Regulations, School Board Policy and Maintenance bargaining
  agreements.
  Ability to operate safely and efficiently all types of pressure cleaning and blast cleaning equipment common to the
   painting trade.
   Ability to apply waterproofing, caulking and other compounds to buildings, walls and floors.
   Ability to prepare materials lists, make simple field drawings, keep simple records, and maintain appropriate
   paperwork.
   Ability to use industry accepted tools and equipment of the painting trade such as brushes, rollers, spray equipment
   and other assorted hand tools.
   Ability to plan, assign and supervise journeyman in this class in a manner conducive to full performance and high
   morale.
   Ability to learn and use the computerized maintenance management information system used by Facilities
   Maintenance, Plant Services.
   Ability to read, understand and follow written instructions, job orders, policies, rules and regulations, and job-related
   materials.
   Ability to perform mathematical calculations
   Ability to make estimates of time and materials.
   Ability to train, schedule, assign, monitor, review, and evaluate the work of subordinates.
   Ability to prepare, maintain, and review records and reports.
   Ability to resolve complaints and personnel-related problems and issues.
   Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
   Ability to communicate effectively.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board who have
served for one year in the class of Painter/Glazier and/or Painter may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to appointment
and must be maintained during employment in this class. Depending on assignment, a valid Florida Class D Driver's
License may be required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S801


APPROVED: 03/13/96

REVISED:      11/16/2004
                                                                                                         S803
                                                 PAINTER

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft-work in preparing and applying paint to exterior and interior surfaces.
Work requires knowledge of techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in painting that is acquired
through training and job experience. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others.
Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are predictable and
controllable. Operates power and hand tools and motor vehicles including vehicles with a gross vehicle weight
rating of 8,000 pounds or more. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, and moving
or lifting equipment and tools, using ladders and scaffolding, and include exposure to dust, dirt, and other
unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject
to instructions and established work routines, and the worker is given latitude to rearrange the sequence based
on changing work situations, or workflow subject to superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Prepares surfaces to be painted by removing dirt, scales, rust, old paint, grease and other materials.
    Scrubs, pressure washes, scrapes, and sands surfaces.
    Applies primers and sizing.
    Patches drywall, plaster and other surfaces of furniture, equipment and the interiors and exteriors of
    buildings.
    Mixes, tints, and applies paint to furniture, equipment and the interiors and exteriors of buildings.
    Erects and dismantles scaffolding.
    Cleans and maintains rollers, brushes, and spray guns and makes minor repairs to equipment and
    apparatus.
    Cleans and maintains work area as needed.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in painting interior and exterior
    surfaces.
    Knowledge of drywall and plaster finishing.
    Knowledge of the materials, tools, and equipment used in painting.
    Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
    Skill in the use and care of materials, tools, and equipment used in painting.
    Ability to mix, match, and tint paint and colors.
    Ability to read, understand and apply job-related information and materials.
    Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions
    Ability to work at heights on extension ladders, scaffolding, or use aerial manlifts
    Ability to perform arithmetic calculations.
    Ability to communicate effectively.
    Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

 OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have four-years of full-time painting experience and the ability to use the
tools and equipment of the painting trade such as spray guns, rollers, brushes, paints, varnishes, lacquers,
enamels, paint removers, airless sprayers, and pressure washers.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class. Depending on assignment, a valid
Florida Class D Driver's License may be required prior to appointment and must be maintained during
employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: September 25, 2002

REVISED: 11/16/2004
                                                                                                                      S804
                                   PAINTER/GLAZIER GENERAL FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: This is facilities maintenance work at the supervisor level in the inspection, coordination, and
review of work in the painting/glazing field including measuring, cutting and installing glass and painting/refinishing
wood, masonry and other interior and exterior surfaces and requires independent judgment in determining time
scheduling, manpower, materials and methods required. Work requires a thorough knowledge of the techniques,
methods, practices, and procedures used in planning, organizing, coordinating, and directing the preparation and
application of paint to exterior and interior surfaces. Schedules, trains, assigns, monitors, reviews and evaluates the work
of assigned supervisory personnel. Contacts require skills in understanding people which are important in coordinating
project activities and dealing with the public and contractors regarding field problems and complaints. Work is
performed in a field environment where there are some risks and hazards, but they are known, predictable and
controllable. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, sitting, bending, and moving or lifting equipment and tools,
using ladders and scaffolding, and include exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed
under limited supervision where the work assignments are subject to practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and
is reviewed in terms of quality, timeliness, and adherence to methods, standards, and policies.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
•   Schedules, assigns, lays out, monitors, reviews, and inspects the work of assigned crews engaged in painting and
    glazing including mixing and matching paints and stains to conform to existing or specified colors.
•   Determines priorities of jobs.
•   Checks work in progress and reviews completed work for conformance with directives and standards.
•   Inspects job sites for adherence to safety and departmental regulations.
•   Prepares and maintains records of work performed, problems encountered, and disposition of same.
•   Inspects tools, vehicles, and equipment for proper use and care.
•   Instructs, trains, and provides technical assistance to assigned subordinates to include safety meetings.
•   Makes estimates of time and materials as necessary.
•   Reviews with assigned supervisors plans and specifications of work to be done.
•   Investigates complaints and meets with Principals and other administrators to reach resolution.
•   Reviews time sheets and material and equipment records and maintains records of labor, materials and
    attendance.
•   Orders materials as needed.
•   Confers and coordinates with school principals and others regarding assigned work projects.
•   Evaluates, counsels, and disciplines employees.
•   Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•   Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and practices of the painting and glazing trades.
•   Knowledge of supervisory methods, practices, and techniques.
•   Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of this work.
•   Knowledge of Civil Service and Personnel Rules and Regulations, School Board Policy and Maintenance
    bargaining agreements.
•   Skill in the mixing of paint and applying all types of paints and stains with brushes and spray guns.
•   Skill in the matching of paint, color and finishes.
•   Skill in planning, scheduling, assigning, laying out, inspecting, and reviewing the work of assigned employees
    and crews.
•   Ability to evaluate, counsel, and discipline employees.
•   Ability to train, instruct, and provide technical assistance to assigned employees and crews.
•   Ability to make mathematical calculations.
•   Ability to make estimates of labor, materials, costs, time, and to keep work records.
•   Ability to prepare, maintain, and review records and reports.
•   Ability to use the computerized maintenance management information system used by Plant Services.
•      Ability to communicate effectively.
•      Ability to read and interpret job-related plans, drawings, and maps.
•      Ability to read, comprehend and apply policies, rules and regulations.
•      Ability to resolve citizen complaints and employee problems and issues.
•      Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board who have
served for one year in the classes of Painter Foreman and/or Glazier Working Foreman may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to appointment
and must be maintained during employment in this class.
OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S800

APPROVED: 11/16/2004
                                                                                                          S802
                                          PAINTER/GLAZIER

KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs journeyman level work in measuring, cutting and
installing glass and painting wood and metal interior and exterior surfaces. This class lies directly below
School Painter/Glazier Foreman. Will work alone or as part of a crew. Receives instructions orally or through
written job orders and will work under the direction of the School Painter/Glazier Foreman. Works under the
general supervision of a School General Maintenance Foreman.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Prepares surfaces to be painted: removes dirt, scales, rust, old paint, grease and
other materials; scrapes and sands and applies primer. Applies paint to interiors and exteriors of buildings,
furniture and equipment; uses spray guns, rollers and brushes. Prepares and installs glass; measures pre-cut
glass for specified size, trims it to proper size by placing a straight edge on glass; erects scaffolding if
specifications require installing glass at high levels; cleans groove in which glass is installed. Cuts various
types of glass to size, including plate and plexi-glass. Cleans brushes and spray guns and makes minor repairs
to equipment and apparatus. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires considerable knowledge of the methods,
materials, tools and practices of the painting and glazing trades. Must have knowledge of the hazards and
safety precautions of the work. Must have ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
Required skill in the use and care of paint brushes, spray guns and other equipment of the trade. Must be
skilled in mixing paint and matching colors. Must be skilled in cutting and installing glass. Mathematical
ability.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:                        All permanent employees of the School Painting/Glazing
Section who have satisfactorily served for one year in the class of School Painter/Glazier Trainee IV may
apply. A valid Florida driver’s license may be required prior to appointment and must be maintained during
employment in this class - dependent upon assignment.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Shall have four years’ experience in the painting and glazing trades with
knowledge of the tools and equipment of the trade. (Spray guns, rollers, glass-cutters, paints, varnishes,
lacquers, enamels, paint removers, airless sprayers, etc.) A valid Florida driver’s license may be required prior
to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class - dependent upon assignment.

This is a redlined class and future vacant positions within this class shall be reclassified to
either Painter or Glazier. Incumbents shall be permitted to remain in this class until such time
as they are promoted, retire, leave the employment of the District or are terminated due to
unsatisfactory performance and/or for cause as outlined in the City of Jacksonville Civil
Service Rules or appropriate collective bargaining agreement provisions.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S802

APPROVED: 12/18/69

REVISED:          02/07/74, 04/15/76, 07/21/76, 04/26/79, 09/27/79, 01/06/83, 09/20/85, 11/16/2004
                                                                                                                 S871

                                      PLASTERER/DRYWALL FINISHER


KIND OF WORK: This is skilled work on the journeyman level in the alteration, maintenance and repair of
plastered surfaces and the finish work necessary in drywall surface preparation and repair. Work requires knowledge
of techniques, methods, and procedures used in plaster/drywall wok. Independent judgment is required in
determining the need for and the extent of structural repairs required prior to repair or replacement of plaster. May
oversee and train other workers. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and effectiveness in dealing with others. Work is
semi-routine in that tasks are covered by somewhat diversified procedures and precedents, but some latitude is
permitted to consider the most appropriate method, technique, or procedure to follow. Work is considered hazardous
due to use of power tools and working from ladders and scaffolds. Work is performed inside and outside and involves
frequent work from scaffolds where there are some risks and hazards, but they are predictable and controllable.
Operates and/or uses hand and power tools and equipment such as trowel, float, automatic taper, brush, electric
hammer, gas powered masonry saw and a motor vehicle. Physical demands consist of walking, standing, climbing
ladders and scaffolding, stooping, bending, stretching, and reaching; occasionally lifting or moving equipment,
ladders and objects weighing up to 50 pounds; and includes exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions.
Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and the worker is permitted
some latitude to set priorities subject to superior’s approval and the work is subject to inspection for workmanship and
appearance during progress and upon completion. Reports to the Carpenter Foreman who reviews work for results
obtained.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
  Layout work from sketches and drawings.
  Prepares surfaces for plastering.
  Replaces broken metal or wooden laths; chips out broken plaster, concrete, or tile.
  Mixes plaster according to standard formula and desired consistency.
  Applies plaster coating to walls and ceilings using trowel, float, brush or spray equipment and smoothes plastered
  surfaces to desired finish.
  Prepares plastered surfaces for painting.
  Prepares drywall surfaces for painting/finishing.
  Fill joints, nail indentations, holes and cracks with joint compound using trowel and broad knife.
  Seal joints between plasterboard or other wall board to prepare wall surface for painting.
  Mix sealing compounds by hand or with portable electric mixer and spread it over joints between boards using
  trowels and broad knives.
  Tape over joints by hand or by using taping machine and embed tape in compound.
  Apply successive coats of compound and smooth cementing material over tape, using trowel or floating
  machinery to blend with wall surfaces.
  Float cement material over entire wall surface to attain smooth, plaster-like surface using trowel.
  Sand seams, joints and rough spots.
  Repair or install drywall which includes measuring, cutting and fitting drywall sheets on walls and ceilings.
  Cut and install metal corner beads to protect exterior corners.
  Performs masonry work such as repairing broken and worn out asphalt tile floors, cement finishing, concrete
  repairing and brick and concrete block laying.
  Uses and/or operates gas powered masonry saw, electric hammer, trowel, float and assorted hand tools.
  May direct lower level employees in applicable job related activities including but not limited to mixing &
  application of surfacing material/mortar/drywall compound and erecting scaffolding.
  Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of the methods, materials, and practices used in the plastering and drywall finishing trade.
  Knowledge of the equipment and tools used in plastering and drywall work.
  Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work.
   Skill in the care and use of materials, tools, and equipment used in plaster/drywall work.
   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, sketches and building plans.
   Ability to work from ladders and scaffolding.
   Ability to read and apply job related materials.
   Ability to communicate effectively.
   Ability to climb and work from ladders and scaffolds.
   Physical ability to stoop, bend, stretch and reach on a regular basis.
   Ability to lift or move equipment, ladders and objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
   Ability to operate a motor vehicle.


OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to read and write English. Shall have had at least four years experience
in plaster/drywall work with ability to repair and finish plastered services and to finish drywall.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver’s License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S871

APPROVED:       3/15/79

REVISED:       06/07/79
               05/21/81
               11/19/81
               03/26/90
               01/23/07
                                                                                                             S870

                                     PLASTERER/TILE FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs skilled supervisory and technical work in the
installation, repair, and all phases of maintenance of plaster, masonry and soft tile work. This class lies directly
above that of School Plasterer or School Tile Mechanic and below that of School Maintenance General
Foreman. Supervises and trains subordinates in the performance of duties. Independent judgement is
exercised in determining job requirements and procedures to be followed. Reports to the School Maintenance
General Foreman.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, assigns and supervises the work of journeymen and trainee levels
engaged in the use of tools of the various trades and in various phases of plaster, masonry and tile work.
Performs some of the more difficult work as well as diagnosing problems and determining remedial
procedures. Instructs subordinate employees in new techniques, complex problems, etc. Inspects and reviews
work for compliance with plans, standards, regulations and instructions. Keeps applicable records. Performs
related duties as required.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of all phases of the plaster, masonry and
tile work, including methods, procedures and tools. Knowledge of the safety rules and regulations involved in
the various trades of the plaster, masonry and tile unit. Ability to supervise journeymen and trainees. Ability
to read and understand structural blueprints.


OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and write English. Must have at least four (4) years experience
in plaster and/or tile work. A valid Florida driver’s license is required prior to appointment and must be
maintained during employment in this class.


PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:                          All permanent employees of the unit in which the vacancy
exists who have satisfactorily served for one (1) year immediately preceding the date of the examination of
School Plasterer or School Tile Mechanic may apply. A valid Florida driver’s license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S870


APPROVED: July 19, 1973

REVISED:           July 11, 1974
                   July 21, 1976
                   November 16, 1982
                                                                                                         S993
                               PLUMBER & IRRIGATION ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving the installation, repair,
and operation of plumbing systems. Work requires a basic knowledge of methods, procedures, tools, and
equipment used in the installation, repair, and operation of building plumbing systems, which is gained through
training and job experience. Contact with public requires courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing with others.
Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable.
Operates power and hand tools, sewer machines, and motor vehicles. Physical demands consist of frequent
repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, standing and sitting, squatting, bending, stooping and kneeling;
climbing of ladders, and lifting/moving of objects up to 50 pounds as well as occasional lifting/moving of
objects up to 75 pounds and crawling and working in confined spaces. Work involves exposure to dust, dirt,
and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments
are subject to instructions and established work routines and are made based on worker’s skill level. The
worker is permitted latitude to set priorities, subject to a supervisor or assigned journeyman’s approval, and
rearrange work based on changing situations or workflow.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Not intended to be all inclusive)
  Performs unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work in the installation, repair, and operation of
  building plumbing and irrigation systems to include potable water systems, sanitary sewer, lift stations,
  pumps, and associated fixtures.
  Cleans and maintains assigned work areas to include sweeping and mopping.
  Hand excavates underground piping and associated plumbing and/or irrigation infrastructure.
  Picks up/or delivers parts, equipment, tools, and materials as required.
  Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in installing, repairing, and operating
  building plumbing and/or irrigation systems.
  Knowledge of occupational and safety precautions.
  Knowledge in the care and use of plumbing and/or irrigation system-related equipment and tools.
  Ability to operate hand and power tools, mechanical equipment, and sewer machines.
  Ability to read, understand, and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety manuals.
  Ability to physically perform job functions.
  Ability to communicate effectively.
  Ability to work in confined spaces.
  Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two-year combination of education, training, or experience involving the
installation, repair, and operation of plumbing systems.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003
                                                                                                         S890

                                        PLUMBER FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK:             Under general direction, performs skilled supervisory and technical work in the
installation, maintenance, and repair of plumbing and/or irrigation equipment in buildings owned and occupied
by the Duval County School Board. This class lies above that of Plumber and below that of School General
Maintenance Foreman. Plans work, assigns tasks, and supervises subordinates. Independent judgement is
used in determining methods and procedures. Works under general direction of a General Maintenance
Foreman or other higher-level employee.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, assigns, and supervises the maintenance and repair of plumbing and
irrigation equipment. Develops and determines work methods and procedures. Supervises a wide variety of
plumbing, irrigation, and reconstruction work. Receives and disposes of complaints in connection with water
service and plumbing. Makes estimates of time, materials, and labor costs; requisitions parts and supplies;
maintains employee records; orders needed materials. Related duties as required.


KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                            Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods,
materials, and tools of the plumbing trade. Thorough knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, and codes
governing plumbing installation and irrigation system maintenance in the county. Ability to interpret and work
from general instructions, building specifications, blueprints, and sketches. Ability to plan and supervise the
work of journeymen and other assistants. Ability to make accurate estimates of time, labor, and material costs.
 Skill in the use and care of the tools, materials, and equipment of the trade. Ability to read, understand and
apply job-related information and materials such as: union contract provisions; applicable laws, rules,
regulations, and ordinance codes; policies and procedures; and manufacturer’s and equipment manuals.


PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have satisfactorily served for one year in the class of Plumber may apply. Must possess a valid certificate
of competency as a journeyman or master plumber issued by the City of Jacksonville, and must maintain same
during employment in this class. Must possess a valid Florida driver license and must maintain same during
employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S890


APPROVED: August 26, 1971


REVISED:          March 19, 1975; January 20, 1977; March 10, 2004
                                                                                                                 S891

                                                    PLUMBER

KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs skilled work at the Journeyman level in the installation,
maintenance and repair of plumbing fixtures and equipment in buildings owned and occupied by the Duval County
School Board. This class lies directly below that of School Plumber Foreman and above that of School Plumber
Trainee IV. Responsible for determining materials and methods used, and may supervise subordinates. Assignments
are received in the form of oral instructions or written job orders and may be accompanied by sketches, blueprints,
and diagrams. Reports to a School Plumber Foreman or other higher level supervisor who reviews work for
conformance to codes and procedures.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Makes repairs to plumbing fixtures and equipment, i.e, laying out and making
sketches for new plumbing; making installations of new equipment; testing joints and pipe systems for leaks;
installing sanitary and ordinary plumbing fixtures; repairing air, water and waste-disposal systems; cutting opening in
walls for pipes; opening clogged drains; replacing washers on leaky faucets; and related plumbing duties. Uses
following equipment: pipe dies and taps, blow torches, pipe cutters, reamers, threading machines, sewer tapes, and
other tools commonly used by plumbers. Checks safety devices, repairing and replacing when needed; may flush and
clean boilers, storage and return tanks, hot water heaters, and similar apparatus. Makes estimates of time and
materials. Completes timecards and work orders. Operates a pick-up truck or 3/4 ton truck in the performance of
duties. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the standard practices, methods,
materials, and tools of the plumbing trade. Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions
of the work. Ability to make estimates of time and materials. Ability to read and comprehend schematics, blueprints
and technical manuals. Skill in the use and care of materials and tools used in such work. Ability to operate a motor
vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and write English. Must possess a current valid Certificate of
Competency as a Journeyman or Master Plumber issued by the City of Jacksonville, OR, State Certification as a
Certified Plumbing Contractor, and must maintain same during employment in this class. A valid Florida driver's
license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board who
have served for one year in the class of School Plumber Trainee IV or above may apply, providing they meet the open
requirements. A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during
employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S891

APPROVED: 12/08/77

REVISED:          03/02/78
                  12/14/92

NOTE: Examination will be unassembled. The names of eligible promotional applicants will be automatically
placed on the promotional eligible list in date order of eligibility (date on which time in grade and possession of
license have both been met). When two or more employees are eligible at the same time, placement will be in the
order of seniority in grade in the class below.
                                                                                                 S710
                                REFRIGERATION MECHANIC


KIND OF WORK: This is skilled craft work in the installation, operation, maintenance, overhaul,
and repair of parallel rack refrigeration systems, air conditioning and heating systems and generators.
Work requires a knowledge of techniques, methods, and procedures used in installing, operating,
maintaining, overhauling, and repairing these systems which is learned through training and on-the-
job experience. Responsible for maintaining systems in a safe and efficient operating condition as a
result of skilled craft work or supervision and oversight of vendor/contractor work, as necessary.
Has the authority to order necessary parts, materials, and supplies; prioritize and schedule equipment
systems, service, repairs and installation. Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are
some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Operates diagnostic equipment, power,
mechanical and hand tools and motor vehicles. Physical demands consist of walking, standing,
sitting, bending, climbing, and moving or lifting equipment and tools and include exposure to dust,
dirt, and other unpleasant conditions. Work is performed under general supervision where the work
assignments are varied and subject to practices and procedures, but the worker is permitted latitude
to set priorities subject to Foreman’s approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
    Installs, monitors, operates, maintains, and repairs refrigeration systems including parallel
    rack systems, air conditioning and heating systems and generators.
    Diagnose, prioritize and coordinate corrective action of system-operating conditions using
    central control, energy management panel or other troubleshooting methods as necessary.
    Coordinate, monitor and inspects work of vendors or contractors of building systems to
    include the chemical balance in air conditioning water systems.
    Order parts, materials and supplies.
    Prioritize and schedule equipment systems’ service, repairs and installation.
    Maintains and repairs automatic control circuitry relays and system specific drive equipment.
    Maintain all equipment/system records related to the scheduling of maintenance, repairs
    recommended and/or conducted, trend analysis, service calls, costing and prepare periodic
    report of work activities.
    Repairs, recalibrates, and maintains electronic controls of energy management systems.
    Inspects and recommends approval of new equipment proposed by and installed by vendors.
    May serve as a technical advisor to administrators on systems’ matters.
    Communicate with DCPS Facilities Maintenance and Vendors/Contractors to facilitate work.
    Make cost estimates of system repair work.
    Performs electrical, plumbing, and construction duties related to systems’ (refrigeration, air
    conditioning, heating systems and generators) maintenance, repair and installation.
    May assist or perform work in other trades.
    Remotely monitor system parameters and/or physical response to ensure systems’ integrity
    on a 24-hour a day, 7 days a week basis.
    Follow and enforce adherence to District policies and procedures.
    Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    Knowledge of the techniques, methods, and procedures used in the installation, maintenance,
    and overhaul of refrigeration/cooling systems to include parallel rack refrigeration systems.
    Knowledge of operating principles of various types of refrigeration/cooling
       equipment/systems (including parallel rack refrigeration systems) and heating/ventilation
       systems.
       Knowledge of the equipment, tools, and procedures associated with diagnosing
       problems/malfunctions in refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating systems.
       Knowledge of techniques, methods, and procedures used in the operation, maintenance and
       overhaul of generators.
       Knowledge of the procedures for inspecting, servicing, and repairing refrigeration/cooling,
       heating/ventilation, and generator units.
       Knowledge of the equipment, tools, and materials used in the operation and maintenance of
       refrigeration, air conditioning and heating equipment, to include characteristics of
       compressors, evaporators, receivers, heat exchangers, expansion valves, pumps, electric
       motors and controls as well as their system interfaces.
       Knowledge of liquid petroleum and natural gas systems.
       Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
       Skill in the care and use of system-specific tools and equipment.
       Ability to remotely monitor system parameters and/or physical response to ensure systems’
       integrity on a 24-hour a day, 7 days a week basis.
       Ability to develop methods and procedures that will improve systems’ performance.
       Ability to develop cost-effective solutions for repair and maintenance problems.
       Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
       Ability to perform preventative maintenance of refrigeration, air conditioning, heating and
       generator systems.
       Ability to operate computerized control panels.
       Ability to use various testing equipment.
       Ability to read, understand and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety
       manuals.
       Ability to maintain work space and equipment/systems in a clean and organized fashion.
       Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
       Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A four (4) year combination of education, training and experience
involving the operation and maintenance of refrigeration systems (to include parallel rack systems),
air conditioning and heating systems, as well as generators. During the probationary period, must
pass a competency examination on liquid petroleum gas equipment conducted by the State of
Florida’s Liquid Petroleum Gas Division.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Must possess a current valid certificate of
competency as a Journeyman Class "A" HAR Mechanic issued by the City of Jacksonville and/or a
State of Florida Certified Air-Condition Mechanic’s license (CA) and/or a State of Florida Certified
Mechanical Contractor’s license (CM) and must maintain during employment in this class.
Possession of a current Environmental Protection Agency Certificate Type Universal, or must obtain
this certificate within 90-days of employment. A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: October 20, 2009
                                                                                                                   S740
                               SECURITY ALARM TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is technical work in the installing, adjusting, repairing, and maintaining security alarm and
access control systems including both hardware and software. Work requires knowledge of electronic and electrical
principles and mechanics of security alarm and access control system devices and equipment. As this is the trainee
level, workers will be trained on the particulars of the District’s security and fire alarm and access control
systems and associated equipment and functions as well as phone line supervision devices and equipment for
a period of one year, at the end of which the worker will be either advanced to Security Alarm Technician or
separated from employment in this class. Contacts require courtesy, tact and effectiveness in dealing with others to
request or provide information, ask questions, or obtain clarification. Work is semi-routine in that tasks are covered by
standard practices and procedures, but some latitude is permitted to consider the most appropriate practice or
procedure to follow; however, the work also involves differing situations requiring comparison of problem elements
to reference points within one's own experience and exercise of judgment to match the prior decision. Work is
performed primarily on equipment located at a height of more than eight feet both inside and outside of buildings and
structures where risks and hazards are substantial, but are known, somewhat predictable, and mostly controllable.
Physical demands are moderate and consist primarily of standing, stooping, bending, reaching, climbing, walking at
work sites for extended periods of time, and occasionally lifting and moving objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Operates motor vehicle and uses equipment and tools necessary for installing, adjusting, repairing, and maintaining
security alarm and access control systems. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments
are varied and, although subject to instructions and established work routines, the worker is permitted some latitude to
set own priorities subject to superior's approval.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Not intended to be all inclusive) *Essential Functions
•   *Participates in an on-the-job training program regarding the installation, maintenance and repair of
    the District’s security and fire alarm and access control systems and associated equipment and
    functions as well as phone line supervision devices and equipment.
•   *Installs, adjusts, repairs, and maintains security alarm and access control systems, including both hardware
    and software.
•   *Maintains fire alarm systems’ communication with security panels reporting fire alarm signals.
•   *Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains phone line supervision devices and equipment including rewiring of
    telephone lines.
•   *Troubleshoots alarm and access control systems.
•   Builds, installs and maintains custom computer systems to serve as remote host units.
•   Reads and interprets technical and engineering blueprints, diagrams and schematics, and other records and
    documentation on the School Board’s security alarm and access control systems.
•   *Completes work order and trouble report documentation on work performed.
•   *Stays abreast of advancements in the field of alarm and access control system technologies and recommends
    changes to and/or replacement of existing systems and/or associated equipment and devices when needed.
•   Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•   Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of security alarm and access control systems and associated
    equipment and devices.
•   Knowledge of electronic and electrical principles and theory.
•   Knowledge of wiring and characteristics of telephone equipment and phone network systems.
•   Knowledge of digital communicators operating over voice grade phone lines.
•   Knowledge of industry standards, regulations and safety procedures.
•   Knowledge of electrical code, fire and safety code, and School Board policies and practices regarding
    assigned work.
•   Skill in the use of various hand tools and equipment associated with this work, such as multimeter, lineman’s
    handset, phone punch tool, tone generator/tracer, audio calibrator, soldering iron, desoldering tool, and
       panduit gun.
•      Ability to install, adjust, repair, and maintain security alarm and access control systems.
•      Ability to read, understand, analyze, and apply technical data, manuals, blueprints, schematics, specifications,
       and other job-related materials.
•      Ability to complete forms, prepare reports and draw schematics regarding work performed.
•      Ability to communicate effectively.
•      Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
•      Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
•      Ability to climb ladders and work from heights greater than eight feet.
•      Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two year combination of education, training and experience installing, repairing, and
maintaining security alarm and access control systems and associated equipment and devices. Experience with
Sonitrol equipment and devices is preferred.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

Inasmuch as this is a trainee class with a one-year training period and that an employee in this class shall
either successfully advance to the full performance level of Security Alarm Technician or be separated from
employment, the probationary period for this class shall be one year.

Please note that inasmuch as this is a trainee class and not intended to be used as a career position, an
employee may not revert, voluntarily or for cause, to this classification from a higher-level class.


APPROVAL DATE: January 3, 2000

REVISED:                September 25, 2002
                                                                                                                 S733
                                      SECURITY ALARM TECHNICIAN

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled technical work in the programming, installing, adjusting, repairing, and
maintaining security alarm and access control systems including both hardware and software. Work requires
knowledge of electronic, electrical and computer principles and mechanics of security alarm and access control system
devices and equipment. Oversees and monitors the work of assigned employees. Contacts require courtesy, tact and
effectiveness in dealing with others to request or provide information, ask questions, or obtain clarification. Work is
semi-routine in that tasks are covered by standard practices and procedures, but some latitude is permitted to consider
the most appropriate practice or procedure to follow; however, the work also involves differing situations requiring
comparison of problem elements to reference points within one's own experience and exercise of judgment to match
the prior decision. Work is performed primarily on equipment located at a height of more than eight feet both inside
and outside of buildings and structures where risks and hazards are substantial, but are known, somewhat predictable,
and mostly controllable. Physical demands are moderate and consist primarily of standing, stooping, bending,
reaching, climbing, walking at work sites for extended periods of time, and occasionally lifting and moving objects
weighing up to 20 pounds. Operates motor vehicle and uses equipment and tools necessary for installing, adjusting,
repairing, and maintaining security alarm and access control systems including both hardware and software. Work is
performed under general supervision where the work assignments are varied and, although subject to instructions and
established work routines, the worker is permitted some latitude to set own priorities subject to superior's approval.


EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Not intended to be all inclusive) *Essential Functions
•   *Programs, installs, adjusts, repairs, and maintains security alarm and access control systems, including both
    hardware and software.
•   *Establishes and maintains preventative maintenance program for security alarm and access control systems
    and associated equipment and devices.
•   *Maintains fire alarm systems’ communication with security panels reporting fire alarm signals.
•   *Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains phone line supervision devices and equipment including rewiring of
    telephone lines.
•   *Acts as a liaison regarding installation and operation of security alarm and access control systems with
    contractors and construction project managers during renovation and construction of School District
    facilities.
•   *Designs and implements access control system integration necessary for special applications and functions.
•   *Configures remote operations and troubleshoot of alarm and access control systems; build, install and
    maintain custom computer systems to serve as remote host units; and configure networking software for
    central station alarm monitoring stations.
•   *Compiles, maintains, reads and interprets technical and engineering blueprints, diagrams and schematics,
    and other records and documentation on the School Board’s security alarm and access control systems.
•   *Completes work order and trouble report documentation on work performed.
•   *Stays abreast of advancements in the field of alarm and access control system technologies and recommends
    changes to and/or replacement of existing systems and/or associated equipment and devices when needed.
•   Provides technical guidance and assistance to management and other employees to include instruction on
    methods of daily operation of security alarm and access control systems and associated equipment and
    devices.
•   Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•   Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of security alarm and access control systems and associated
    equipment and devices.
•   Knowledge of electronic and electrical principles and theory.
•   Knowledge of programming, wiring, and characteristics of telephone equipment and phone network systems.
•   Knowledge of digital communicators operating over voice grade phone lines.
•       Knowledge of industry standards, regulations and safety procedures.
•       Knowledge of electrical code, fire and safety code, and School Board policies and practices regarding
        assigned work.
•       Skill in the use of various hand tools and equipment associated with this work, such as multimeter, lineman’s
        handset, phone punch tool, tone generator/tracer, audio calibrator, wireless equipment programming unit,
        soldering iron, desoldering tool, and panduit gun.
•       Ability to program, install, adjust, repair, and maintain security alarm and access control systems, including
        both hardware and software.
•       Ability to read, understand, analyze, and apply technical data, manuals, blueprints, schematics, specifications,
        and other job-related materials.
•       Ability to complete forms, prepare reports and draw schematics regarding work performed.
•       Ability to communicate effectively.
•       Ability to perform mathematical calculations.
•       Ability to operate both personal and laptop computers.
•       Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
•       Ability to climb ladders and work from heights greater than eight feet.
•       Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A four year combination of education, training and experience in designing, installing
repairing, and maintaining security alarm and access control systems and associated equipment and devices which
includes at least two years of experience with Sonitrol equipment and devices.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees who have satisfactorily served for a period of
one year in the class of Security Alarm Technician Assistant may be automatically promoted to Security Alarm
Technician, upon recommendation of the General Director of General Services.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


APPROVAL DATE: May 5, 1999

REVISED:                 September 25, 2002
                                                                                                          S921

                                       SHEETMETAL WORKER


KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs skilled work at the journeyman level in repair,
installation and the fabrication and shaping of sheetmetal parts and assemblies. This class lies directly below
that of School Sheetmetal Foreman and above that of School Sheetmetal Trainee IV. Requires ability to work
from plans, sketches, shop drawings and oral instructions. Must be able to work under general supervision.
Must make decisions as to how to accomplish work required and of structural repairs by other crafts when
required. Works under the direction of the School Sheetmetal Foreman.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Shapes, fabricates and installs sheetmetal objects using such tools as brakes,
foot and power shears, rollers, grinders, formers and all other tools peculiar to the sheetmetal trade. Fashions
complex sheetmetal repair parts, hoods, ventilation, air conditioning ducts and gas tanks; soldering or welding
as needed. Uses the following tools in performance of duties: sheetmetal brake machine, square and rotary
sheering machines, forming machines and assorted hand tools. May be required to make time and material
estimates. Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                           Requires knowledge of the standard practices,
techniques, materials and equipment used in the sheetmetal trade. Considerable knowledge of the occupational
hazards and safety precautions of the work. Ability to work at heights. Ability to supervise a small group of
helpers. Ability to make simple estimates and material costs. Skill in the use and care of the tools and
equipment of the sheetmetal trade. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions, sketches and
building plans.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and write English. Must have had at least four (4) years of
experience in sheetmetal work. A valid Florida driver’s license is required prior to appointment and must be
maintained during employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:                          All permanent employees of the School Maintenance
Department who have satisfactorily served for a period of at least one (1) year in the class of School Sheetmetal
Trainee IV may apply. A valid Florida driver’s license is required prior to appointment and must be
maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S921

APPROVED: May 30, 1974

REVISED:          April 15, 1976
                  June 10, 1976
                  April 16, 1985

NOTE: The names of applicants who possess a journeyman certificate from a State-approved sheetmetal
apprenticeship program will be entered on the eligibility list without having to take the written open Civil
Service examination.
                                                                                                                    S943
                                                 SIGN MECHANIC

KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs skilled work in the design, fabrication and installation of
various signage for the Duval County Public School System. Work requires knowledge of techniques, practices, and
procedures used in sign fabrication; which involves the use of computerized machines and equipment that can be learned
on the job or through specialized training. Contacts are primarily for the purpose of receiving and exchanging
information and assisting in the training of personnel, requiring normal courtesy, tact and effectiveness in dealing with
others. Work is semi-routine in that procedures or precedents cover tasks, and although patterned, some latitude is
permitted to consider and choose the most appropriate method, technique, or procedure to follow. Work is primarily
performed in a sign shop environment and occasionally in the field, where there are some risks and hazards, but they are
known, predictable, and controllable, e.g., exposure to various paints and volatile solvents. Operates and/or uses
computerized sign making equipment, saws, knives, air-powered tools, and safety equipment such as respirator and eye
protectors. The physical demands consist mainly of operating equipment, lifting and transporting materials weighing
approximately 8-10 lbs. continuously on a daily basis and in excess of 50 lbs. occasionally, and installing signs weighing
in excess of 50 lbs. occasionally. The work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are
subject to instructions and established work routines, and the worker has latitude to rearrange the sequence based on
changing work situations or workflow.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (not intended to be all inclusive)
 Lays out, cuts out and properly applies pressure sensitive letters and symbols for fire, traffic control, and other
  signage using general instructions, rough drafts, or standard drawings.
 Cuts out and prepares metal sign blanks and applies pressure sensitive sheeting.
 Operates and/or uses computerized sign making equipment, saws, knives, air-powered tools, and safety equipment
  such as respirator and eye protectors.
 Inspects school signage for compliance with rules and regulations.
 Maintains accurate records of production.
 Selects proper color and type of materials for fabrication of signs.
 May assemble, install and repair signs at various locations.
 Operates vehicle to pick up and transport supplies.
 Performs related work as required.

   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
   Knowledge of the techniques, practices and procedures applied in the laying out and fabrication of signs.
   Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of computerized machines, equipment and tools used in fabricating
    signs using various materials.
   Skill in operating sign making equipment and tools.
   Ability to operate windows based computer aided drafting software.
   Ability to perform the manual tasks associated in fabricating, lifting, transporting, and installing signs.
   Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
   Ability to maintain accurate records of production.
   Ability to distinguish between various colors of materials used in fabricating signs.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A three year combination of education, training and experience in sign fabrication, which
must have included work with computerized sign engravers, scanners, and plotters. Must be free from color blindness.
A valid Florida Driver's License is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S943

APPROVAL DATE: January 13, 2004

REVISED:                 December 13, 2004
                                                                                                                   S711

                                 TEMPERATURE CONTROL MECHANIC

KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs skilled journeyman-level work in the operation, maintenance
(preventive maintenance, repair and replacement) and installation of various types of environmental controls (pneumatic,
electric and electronic systems controlling temperature, humidity, flow, etc.), particularly direct digital control (DDC)
energy management control systems (EMCS). This class lies directly below that of School Air Conditioning Foreman.
Requires the exercise of independent judgement in determining system and job requirements. Provides technical support
in the area of environmental controls and DDC EMCS to other employees in Plant Services.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Performs skilled journeyman-level work in the operation, maintenance and installation of
various types of environmental control and DDC EMCS equipment which interface with building mechanical and
electrical systems (chillers, boilers, pumps, air handling units, lighting, etc.) Determines control sequences, selects
appropriate hardware components and reviews and modifies software for DDC EMCS. Maintains records and submits
reports covering equipment, materials, costs and contracted EMCS maintenance services. Operates a motor vehicle in
performance of duties. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods, equipment, materials
and tools involved in the operation, maintenance and installation of various types of environmental controls and DDC
EMCS which interface with building mechanical and electrical systems. Thorough knowledge of the operation and
interrelationship of building mechanical systems (chillers, boilers, pumps, air handling units, unit ventilators, etc.)
Thorough knowledge in the application of and skill in the use of personal computers, DOS and local area networks
(LAB) and software as related to DDC EMCS. Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions
of the work. Thorough knowledge of energy management principles. Must possess good math skills. Ability to read and
develop controls schematics and technical manuals. Ability to oversee and train others.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have had at least five (5) year's experience as an environmental controls and direct
digital control energy management control systems technician. Must possess a current valid Certificate of Competency as
a Class "A" HAR Mechanic issued by the City of Jacksonville, and must maintain same during employment in this class.
Must secure Certification as a Universal Technician through a certification program approved by the Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA) as required by 40 CFR Part 82, subpart F during the probationary period and must maintain
same during employment in this class. A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be
maintained during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S711

APPROVED: 09/17/70

REVISED:          04/15/76
                  06/10/76
                  03/02/78
                  12/14/92
                  11/13/95
                  03/05/07
                                                                                                             S881

                                             TILE MECHANIC


KIND OF WORK: Under general direction, performs skilled journeyman level work in the installation of
ceramic, or soft tile floors, and acoustic ceiling and wall tiles. This class is below that of School Plasterer/Tile
Foreman and is directly above that of School Tile Trainee IV. Requires ability to lay out and mark work areas
for economic and efficient application of the specified type tile with a minimum of supervision. Works under
the direction of the School Plasterer/Tile Foreman and under the general direction of the School Maintenance
General Foreman.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Marks and lays out work areas for the most economic and efficient application
of the tile concerned. Applies plaster coat, cement or glue to tile and cuts to meet specifications. Maintains
applicable records. Trains and oversees the work of subordinate employees. Installs wood and metal
framework of suspended ceilings. Makes minor carpet repairs and installations. Performs related duties as
required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of the methods, tools and materials used in
the tile trade. Knowledge of the safety rules and regulations involved in the trade. Skill in the care and use of
the tools and materials of the trade. Ability to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions. Ability to
read and follow sketches, blueprints and building plans. Ability to make minor carpet repairs and installations.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS:                  Ability to read and write English. Must have at least four (4) years'
experience in the tile trade. Time spent in an approved apprenticeship program may be substituted for the
required experience. A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained
during employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS:                           All permanent employees of the School Plant Services
Department who have served for a period of one (1) year as a School Tile Trainee IV may apply. A valid
Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this
class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S881


APPROVED: 05/31/73


REVISED:           06/10/76
                   05/22/80
                   11/04/82
                   01/31/96
                                                                                                    S813
                                       TRACTOR OPERATOR
KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled and semi-skilled work in the operation of light, farm type tractors
with a variety of attachments and other vehicles such as dump trucks and pick-up trucks and performing
of groundskeeping and landscaping work including maintenance of equipment and application of non-
restrictive fungicides, herbicides, and pesticides. Employees will be trained in equipment operation
during their probationary period. In addition performs work at the lead worker level in the assigning,
overseeing, monitoring and reviewing the work of assigned Groundskeepers. Work requires knowledge
of the techniques, methods, practices, and procedures used in groundskeeping and landscaping as well as
in the overseeing and monitoring the work of assigned groundskeepers. Contacts require skills in
understanding and influencing others to obtain desired results. Work is performed outdoors, occasionally
under adverse weather conditions, where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable.
Work involves exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, and other unpleasant conditions. Physical demands consist
of frequent repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, standing and sitting, squatting, bending, stooping
and kneeling, and lifting/moving objects up tot 50 pounds as well as occasional lifting/moving of objects
up to 75 pounds. Work is performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to
practices and procedures or well-defined policy, and is reviewed in progress and upon completion for
compliance with directives.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
  Operates light farm type tractor and associated attachments in leveling, harrowing, seeding, fertilizing
  and mowing.
  Operates dump trucks and other vehicles.
  Operates chain saw to cut trees and heavy underbrush.
  Maintains equipment in good operating condition by periodically cleaning, lubricating and otherwise
  servicing the equipment.
  Operates equipment with attachments such as bushhog mowers, fertilizer and seed spreader, disc
  harrow and dozier blade.
  Assigns, monitors, reviews, and oversees the work of assigned Groundskeepers.
  Applies non-restricted herbicides, pesticides and fungicides in accordance with Florida State law and
  established procedures.
  Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of light tractors and associated attachments.
  Knowledge of the safety practices required in the use of grounds and landscaping-related tools and
  equipment including chain saws.
  Ability to operate dump trucks and other vehicles.
  Ability to use, operate, and maintain grounds and landscaping –related tools and equipment
  Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  Ability to read and annotate work orders.
  Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees.
  Ability to assign, monitor, review and oversee the work of assigned Groundskeepers.

OPEN REOUIREMENTS: Must have had at least one year of experience in the operation of light
tractors or similar equipment used in landscaping and grounds work.
PROMOTIONAL REOUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
Facilities Division who have served for one year in the class of School Groundskeeper may apply. SEE
NOTE BELOW
LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:

   A valid Florida Class D driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained
   during employment in this class.

   A State of Florida Limited Lawn and Ornamental Pest Control certification is required, and must be
   maintained during employment in this class*.

*Please note that incumbents within this class as of November 4, 2003 shall have nine months in
which to gain the required certification and Duval County Public Schools will pay for their first
exam if it is taken in the first three months of this nine month grace period. If upon completion of
the nine month grace period an incumbent employee has not obtained the required certification, the
employee will be separated from his/her employment with Duval County Public Schools.


NOTE: The names of eligible promotional applicants will be automatically placed on the promotional
eligibility list in order of seniority in grade. When two or more employees have the same amount of time
in grade, placement will be in order of the date on which the Florida Class D Operators License was
received.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S813

APPROVED: 01/17/80

REVISED:       12/20/90; 11/04/2003
                                                                                                           S995
                                           UTILITY ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving a variety of
maintenance activities not specifically related to a skilled craft, requiring the operation of trucks, well-point
equipment, sand blasting equipment and manipulation of hand and power tools. Work requires a basic
knowledge of methods, procedures, tools, and equipment used in general maintenance activities, which is
gained through training and job experience. Contact with public requires courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing
with others. Work is performed outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable.
Operates power and hand tools, jackhammers, compactors, augers, grinders, and motor vehicles. Physical
demands consist of frequent repetitive arm and hand motion, walking, standing and sitting, squatting, bending,
stooping and kneeling; and lifting/moving of objects up to 50 pounds as well as occasional climbing of ladders,
lifting/moving of objects up to 75 pounds, and crawling and working in confined spaces. Work involves
exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant conditions such as working in extreme heat and cold. Work is
performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established
work routines and are made based on worker’s skill level. The worker is permitted latitude to set priorities,
subject to a supervisor or assigned journeyman’s approval, and rearrange work based on changing situations or
workflow.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Not intended to be all inclusive)
  Performs unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of
  school site work and infrastructure to include concrete work, pressure washing, sand blasting,
  demolition, fence installation, and drainage work.
  Cleans and maintains assigned work areas to include sweeping and mopping.
  Hand excavates underground piping and associated infrastructure as required.
  Picks up/or delivers parts, equipment, tools, and materials as required.
  Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in installing, repairing, and maintaining
  school site work and infrastructure.
  Knowledge of occupational and safety precautions.
  Knowledge in the care and use of construction equipment and tools.
  Ability to operate hand and power tools, mechanical equipment, and other construction equipment to
  include jackhammers, compactors, grinders, and pressure washers.
  Ability to physically perform job functions.
  Ability to read, understand, and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety manuals.
  Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two-year combination of education, training, or experience involving the use
of construction equipment, tools, and maintenance.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003
                                                                                                          S940

                                          UTILITY FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general direction, performs responsible supervisory work in directing the utility
section of the School Maintenance Department, to include scheduling work, assigning subordinates, checking
work in progress and reviewing completed work for conformance with directives and standards. This class lies
above that of School Utility Leaderman and below that of School Maintenance Supervisor. Requires the
exercise of independent judgment and skill in determining job requirements and procedures. Works under the
general direction of a School Maintenance Supervisor or higher-level supervisor who reviews work results
obtained.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, assigns and supervises the work of subordinate employees engaged in a
variety of maintenance and construction activities such as welding, cement and masonry work; fence
installation and repair; playground equipment installation and repair; sign engraving and installation;
maintenance of parking lots, athletic fields and courts, and driver training courses; equipment operation used in
earth moving construction, pressure washing, sheet metal fabrication, sand blasting, drainage, and other related
 work. Makes estimates of time and materials required, keeps records of labor and materials used and orders
needed supplies. Will instruct and consult with subordinates concerning problems and techniques.
Coordinates work with other foremen and confers with school principals and others regarding work to be done,
problems, etc. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                            Requires general knowledge of a variety of
maintenance and construction activities with ability to plan and organize work. Ability to establish and
maintain satisfactory working relationships with employees, school administrators and the general public.
Supervisory ability. Ability to estimate time, labor and material requirements. Knowledge of School Board
rules, regulations and policies as relates to maintenance activities and Civil Service Board rules and
regulations.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have satisfactorily served for one year in the class of Utility Leaderman may apply. Must possess and
maintain a valid Florida Driver’s license during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S940

APPROVED: March 29, 1979

REVISED: 4/16/09, 9/2/09
                                                                                                         S680

                                       UTILITY LEADERMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general direction, performs responsible work in assisting the School Utility
Foreman in supervising the work performed in the utility section. This class lies below that of School Utility
Foreman and above those of the journeyman level in the utility section. Requires ability to supervise
maintenance work being performed and in addition, performing as a working leaderman. In the absence of the
Foreman, schedules work and assigns subordinates. Checks work in progress and reviews completed work for
conformance with directives and standards. Reports to the School Utility Foreman through oral and written
reports as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Performs and supervises work being done by subordinate employees engaged
in a variety of maintenance and construction activities such as welding, fence installation and general repair;
playground equipment installation and repair; sign engraving and installation; maintenance of parking lots,
athletic fields and courts, and driver training courses; equipment operation used in earth moving and
construction work; sand blasting; drainage and other related work. Patching and paving work; concrete and
cement work; ditch, excavation and site work; culvert and drainage work. Makes estimates of time and
materials required, keeps records of labor and materials used, and orders needed supplies as directed. Loading,
hauling and unloading of various types of heavy items. Will assist the Foreman in instructing and consulting
with subordinates concerning problems and techniques. Confers with School Principals and others regarding
work to be done, etc. Operates a motor vehicle in performance of duties. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:                              Requires general knowledge of a variety of
maintenance and construction activities with ability to supervise skilled journeyman craftsman. Ability to
establish and maintain satisfactory working relationships with employees, school administrators and the general
public. Ability to estimate time, labor and material requirements. Knowledge of School Board Rules,
Regulations and policies as relates to maintenance activities. Ability to read, understand and follow written
information such as: work orders, instructions, procedure manuals, plans, specifications, sketches and
diagrams, etc. Must become proficient in the use of the computerized maintenance information system within
the probationary period to input data and produce required records and reports.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have served for one year in the class of Exterminator, Sign Mechanic, Welder, Cement Mason, Equipment
Operator, Sheetmetal Worker, Utility Mechanic, or Athletic Field Maintenance Technician may apply. A valid
Florida driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this
class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S680

APPROVED: 03/29/79

REVISED:          01/21/94, 12/11/00, 4/16/09, 9/2/09
                                                                                                          S942

                                         UTILITY MECHANIC


KIND OF WORK: Under general supervision, performs a variety of maintenance activities not specifically
related to a skilled craft, requiring the operation of trucks, well-point equipment, sand blasting equipment and
manipulation of hand and power tools. This class is below that of School Utility Leaderman and directly above
that of School Utility Trainee III. Requires the exercise of mature judgement and initiative in performance of
duties. Reports to the School Utility Leaderman or other designated supervisor who reviews work for
compliance with directives.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Works independently or as a member of a crew performing such duties as:
hauling and dumping fill dirt; removing dead trees and other debris; fabricating and installing signs,
playground equipment, fencing and related items. Laying out and stripping parking lots, athletic areas and
driver training courses. Assists other craftsmen in such work as patching and paving work, concrete and
cement work, ditching, culvert and drainage work. Uses the following equipment: chain saw, air compressor,
pump, sprayer, farm type tractor with attachments, dump truck and steam cleaning machine. Performs minor
maintenance and service to equipment operated. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of fence installation and repair. Knowledge
of safety practices, procedures and methods to include first aid. Knowledge of various hazards involved in the
work. Knowledge of material and equipment used to perform required duties. Skill in the care and use of hand
tools and power tools. Mechanical ability to operate and service a variety of powered equipment. Ability to
understand and follow oral and written instructions to include sketches and diagrams. Ability to use
mathematical skills through percentages. Ability to supervise subordinates.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS:                  Ability to read and write English. Must have at least three (3) years'
experience in general construction work entailing operation of equipment such as trenching machine, air
compressor, chain saw, water pump, sprayer, air hammer and dump truck. A valid Florida Class "D" driver's
license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board
who have served for one (1) year in the class of School Utility Trainee III may apply. Must possess and
maintain a valid Florida Class "D" driver's license during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S942

APPROVED: 03/29/79

REVISED:          03/13/80
                  05/05/89
                  02/05/96
                                                                                                          S994
                            WASTEWATER/WATER PLANT ASSISTANT

KIND OF WORK: This is unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work involving the installation, repair,
and operation of wastewater and water plants systems. Work requires a basic knowledge of methods,
procedures, tools, and equipment used in the installation, repair, and operation of wastewater treatment plants,
water plants and associated systems, which is gained through training and job experience. Contact with public
requires courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing with others. Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there
are some risks and hazards, but they are controllable. Operates operate hand and power tools, mechanical
equipment, and trade related machines. Physical demands consist of frequent repetitive arm and hand motion,
walking, standing and sitting, squatting, bending, stooping and kneeling; climbing of ladders, and
lifting/moving of objects up to 50 pounds as well as occasional lifting/moving of objects up to 75 pounds and
crawling and working in confined spaces. Work involves exposure to dust, dirt, and other unpleasant
conditions as well as acids, chlorine and other chemicals typically used within this field of work. Work is
performed under general supervision where the work assignments are subject to instructions and established
work routines and are made based on worker’s skill level. The worker is permitted latitude to set priorities,
subject to a supervisor or assigned journeyman’s approval, and rearrange work based on changing situations or
workflow.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Not intended to be all inclusive)
  Performs unskilled, manual labor, and semi-skilled work in the installation, repair, and operation of
  wastewater treatment plant and water plant systems to include potable water systems, sanitary sewer, lift
  stations, pumps, associated fixtures.
  Takes water samples.
  Removes and replaces pumps, grinders, filtration devices, screens, and associated equipment.
  Cleans and maintains assigned work areas to include sweeping and mopping.
  Hand excavates underground piping and associated plumbing infrastructure.
  Picks up/or delivers parts, equipment, tools, and materials.
  Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  Knowledge of methods, procedures, tools and equipment used in installing, repairing, and operating
  wastewater and water treatment systems.
  Knowledge of occupational and safety precautions.
  Knowledge in the care and use of wastewater and water treatment equipment and tools.
  Ability to operate hand and power tools, mechanical equipment, and trade related machines.
  Ability to read, understand, and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety manuals.
  Ability to handle and dispense chemicals.
  Ability to physically perform job functions.
  Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
  Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: A two-year combination of education, training, or experience involving the
installation, repair, and operation of wastewater and water treatment systems.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.

APPROVAL DATE: November 4, 2003
                                                                                                          S910
                          WASTEWATER/WATER PLANT FOREMAN


KIND OF WORK: Under general direction, performs supervisory work in directing several crews of
employees in the maintenance and repair of wastewater and water plants in the school system. A wide range of
knowledge in this area is needed due to the variety of systems in use. Classification lies directly above that of
School Wastewater/Water Plant Mechanic and below that of School Maintenance General Foreman. Requires
independent judgement in assignment of crews and for supervision of the crews operating and maintaining
such plants. Reports to the School Maintenance General Foreman.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: Plans, directs and supervises the alteration, maintenance and repair to all water
supply and wastewater treatment plants for the School Board. Surveys work, estimates cost and prepares
specifications for equipment and materials used in water and wastewater treatment. Directs installation of
screens, grit chambers, sedimentation and sludge tanks, digesters, filtration devices and other related
equipment. Prepares and submits samples of potable water for tests to Florida State Board of Health. Work is
considered hazardous due to working with chlorine gas. Ability to plan and schedule work. Maintains
applicable records and reports. Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws
and ordinances governing water and wastewater treatment plants. Wide variety of knowledge of types and
system designs: operations, materials, practices and procedures applicable to such work. Knowledge of the
tools and equipment used in this type work with ability to train and supervise subordinates. Requires
knowledge of Civil Service and Personnel Rules and Regulations, Duval County School Board Rules and
Regulations.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Shall have had five years experience as a Wastewater Plant/Water Works
Operator including maintenance of same (one year of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory
capacity). A valid Florida driver’s license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained during
employment in this class. Must possess at least a Class “C” Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate
and at least a Class “D” Water Purification Plant Operator’s Certificate and must maintain same during
employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the School Board Maintenance
Department who have satisfactorily served for a period of one year in the class of School Wastewater/Water
Plant Mechanic may apply. A Florida driver’s license is required prior to appointment and must be maintained
during employment in this class. Must possess at least a Class “C” Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s
Certificate and at least a Class “D” Water Purification Plant Operator’s Certificate and must maintain same
during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S910

APPROVED: 09/17/70

REVISED:          04/14/77
                  05/11/78
                  10/12/87
                                                                                                                 S911

                             WASTEWATER/WATER PLANT MECHANIC


KIND OF WORK: This is skilled mechanical work in the inspection, operation, and maintenance of wastewater
pump stations and auxiliary water supply systems. Work requires a knowledge of techniques, methods, and
procedures used in installing, operating, maintaining, and repairing pumps, motors, chemical feed and control systems
which is learned through training and on-the-job experience. Contacts require courtesy, tact, and skills in dealing
with others. Work is performed indoors and outdoors where there are some risks and hazards, but they are
controllable. Operates power, mechanical and hand tools and motor vehicles. Physical demands consist of walking,
standing, sitting, bending, climbing, and moving or lifting equipment and tools and include exposure to dust, dirt, and
other unpleasant conditions and moving or lifting equipment and tools. Work is performed under general supervision
where the work assignments are varied and subject to practices and procedures, but the worker is permitted latitude to
set priorities subject to Foreman’s approval

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
        Reviews assigned work orders and assembles parts and materials for work to be performed.
        Maintains contact with dispatcher to receive emergency calls and report on work in progress.
        Inspects wastewater and water facilities for vandalism, state of maintenance, and operational conditions.
        Checks chemical feed pumps and control systems for proper operation.
        Diagnoses system operating conditions.
        Takes water samples and analyzes for ph and chlorine residual.
        Treats wet wells with chemicals as necessary.
        Removes and replaces pumps and associated equipment.
        Maintains and repairs pumps, motors, piping, controls and valves.
        Maintains log books, records of work performed and makes reports as required.
        Maintains facilities and grounds in a safe and clean condition.
        Operates a motor vehicle in the performance of duties.
        Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
        Knowledge of the techniques, methods, and procedures used in the inspection, operation and maintenance of
        wastewater pump stations and auxiliary water supply systems and associated equipment.
        Knowledge of Federal, State and local rules and regulations relating to wastewater/water facility and
        equipment operation and maintenance, record keeping, testing, and reporting.
        Knowledge of the equipment, tools, and materials used in the operation and maintenance of pumps, motors,
        automatic chemical feeders, and associated control systems used in wastewater/water plants and pump
        stations.
        Knowledge of chemicals used in wastewater and water treatment facilities and associated testing equipment.
        Knowledge of proper storage, handling, and use of chemicals used in wastewater/water treatment.
        Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
        Skill in the care and use of tools and equipment used in the operation and maintenance of pumps, motors, and
        associated equipment found in wastewater/water plant facilities.
        Skill in repairing all types and sizes of piping used in wastewater/water facilities.
        Skill in preventative maintenance and repair of pumps, motors, and associated equipment used in
        wastewater/water plants and pump stations.
        Ability to read and interpret motor repair schematics and wiring diagrams.
        Ability to diagnose problems and make emergency repairs.
        Ability to use various electrical testing equipment.
        Ability to operate power, mechanical and hand tools.
        Ability to read, understand and apply job-related materials including equipment and safety manuals.
        Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.
        Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Ability to read and write English. A three-year combination of education, training,
or experience involving the installation, repair, and operation of wastewater and water treatment systems. Must
possess at least a Class “C” Water Purification Plant Operator’s Certificate and at least a Class “C” Wastewater
Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate and must maintain same during employment in this class.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees in the class of Wastewater/Water Plant
Assistant who have satisfactorily served for one year and who have at least a Class “C” Water Purification Plant
Operator’s Certificate and at least a Class “C” Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator’s Certificate may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid Florida driver's license is required prior to
appointment and must be maintained during employment in this class.


OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S911

APPROVED: 08/26/71

REVISED:         06/10/76
                 05/24/79
                 10/25/79
                 06/19/85
                 10/12/87
                 08/25/09
                                                                                                                    S681

                                                      WELDER

KIND OF WORK: This is skilled work in the use of electric or gas welding equipment to fabricate, install, repair, or
maintain metal assemblies. The work requires a knowledge of welding procedures, methods and equipment at the
journeyman level in order to lay out, cut and fit materials for welding using blueprints, diagrams, work orders, or oral
instructions. Work is performed according to standard procedures; however, the incumbent is required to determine the
appropriate procedure to follow in a given situation. Work is performed in a controlled work environment with some
risks and hazards; however, they are generally known and controllable. Operates standard welding shop machinery such
as drill press, shear, roller and grinders. Reports to the School Utility Leaderman and/or Foreman who reviews completed
work for compliance with directives. This class lies below that of School Utility Leaderman and above the class of
School Welder Trainee III.

EXAMPLES OF WORK:
        Cleans all foreign materials from workpiece using wire brush or hand-held grinder.
        Clamps broken parts together in jig or vise and welds them using gas or acr welding process, according to type
        and thickness of metal.
        May cut defective part from assembly using band saw or cutting torch and reweld new piece into place.
        May straighten bent pieces, using hand torch, hydraulic press, straightening press, or jack and stanchion.
        May be required to over-lay many layers of metal onto worn surfaces to return materials to its original size and/or
        dimensions.
        Examines weld for size of bead and penetration.
        Repairs or fabricates expanded metal assemblies such as truck bodies, tool and equipment racks, beam supports,
        handrails, gates, vandal screens, burglar bars, fire escapes, security cages, goal posts, doors and related metal
        assemblies.
        Performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
        Knowledge of shop mathematics.
        Knowledge of tools such as drill press, shear, roller, metal cutting band saw, track operated torch, grinders,
        hydraulic pipe benders, etc.
        Knowledge of procedures, methods, equipment, materials and terminology of the welding trade.
        Ability to layout and cut to fit all types of piping (black iron, galvanized, etc).
        Ability to assist other crafts in the installation of said piping on cooling towers and boiler piping.
        Ability to perform the various steps of the craft such as bending, cutting, brazing and grinding, and ability to
        weld in all positions (vertical, overhead, horizontal) using both oxyacetylene and electric arc welding equipment.
        Ability to weld stainless steel and cast iron and other materials commonly used.
        Ability to use wire feed welding machines.
        Ability to perform routine maintenance on these machines and have knowledge of different wires and their
        usage.
        Ability to make a material take-off list.
        Ability to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, plans and specifications.

OPEN REQUIREMENTS: Must have had at least two years of welding experience.

PROMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS: All permanent employees of the Duval County School Board who have
satisfactorily served for one year in the class of School Welder Trainee III may apply.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: A valid structural welder's certificate issued by the City of
Jacksonville and a valid Class C Florida Commercial driver's license is required prior to appointment and must be
maintained during employment in this class.

OCCUPATIONAL CODE: S681

APPROVED: 03/29/79

REVISED:          09/27/79, 12/20/79, 05/15/84, 09/26/94

				
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