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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

Class Code:X7514



This is supervisory and limited administrative work in directing skilled maintenance, construction, and security personnel in a variety of general duties.

Work involves supervising the work of trades workers, mechanics, equipment operators, maintenance workers, security guards, and other diverse classifications. Employees may participate in the more difficult tasks. Supervision is exercised over subordinates by assignment and inspection of work while in progress and upon completion. The employee exercises independent judgment concerning job priorities and methods and materials to be used on each project. Work is reviewed by a superior through inspection of work while in progress and upon completion.


Supervises the work of tradesworkers, mechanics, equipment operators, maintenance workers, security guards, and other diverse classifications in performing a wide variety of tasks.

Supervises public works and utilities construction and maintenance projects.

Supervises trades workers in a variety of duties which include plumbing, masonry, carpentry, painting, electrical, refrigeration, and other related maintenance work.

Supervises personnel involved in security tasks.

Supervises the physical operations of a county facility.

Supervises personnel involved in aquatic weed control.

Performs the more skilled tasks as necessitated by work load.

Assists superiors in planning and implementing work projects and work methods.

Estimates time and materials required for proposed jobs; keeps records and submits requisition forms and specifications for supplies and materials.

Determines manpower needs for maintenance crews and assigns work accordingly.

Completes performance appraisals on subordinates and may conduct a continuous training program for maintenance personnel.

Institutes preventative maintenance programs.

Ensures adherence to local, state, and federal regulatory requirements as applicable to area of assignment.

Performs related work as required.


Considerable knowledge of construction and maintenance of buildings, roads, and utilities.

Considerable knowledge of equipment maintenance and of the tools, equipment, materials, and practices of the trades.

Considerable knowledge of aquatic weed control and the equipment and materials used therein.

Knowledge of the occupational hazards, and the local, state and federal rules and regulations applicable to assigned work.

Knowledge of preventative maintenance procedures and techniques.

Knowledge of the tools, equipment, materials, and practices of several of the building and mechanical trades.

Ability to make estimates of needs in terms of labor, material and equipment.

Ability to plan, assign and supervise the work of subordinates and to instruct them in proper work methods and procedures.

Ability to follow oral and written instructions and work with a minimum of technical supervision.

Ability to keep records and prepare reports.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds regardless of race, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.


Graduation from high school; considerable experience in maintenance, construction, repair equipment operation or trades work depending on area of assignment, including some supervisory experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.


Bargaining Unit: Government Supervisors Association (GSA)
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Code of Ethics
Certification: No
Work Locations: Streets & Highways, Facilities Management, Mental Health, Mass Transit, Aviation, Office of Environmental Services
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E4/77 R1/91

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