City of Tampa

Maintenance Repairer III (#006313) 024

$23.38-$33.33 Hourly / $4,052.53-$5,777.20 Monthly / $48,630.40-$69,326.40 Yearly


This is skilled work involving general maintenance and repair.  Bargaining unit position.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for serving as principal assistant to a supervisor of personnel engaged in general maintenance and repair of municipal buildings, facilities, equipment, and devices. Employees assists supervisor by directing a workforce and maintaining office files and paperwork. Tasks are of more than average difficulty requiring employees to exercise reasonable initiative and independent judgment. Employees may be required to work irregular hours. Under general supervision, employees regularly receives instructions from a building maintenance supervisor with work being reviewed through observation and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Serves as principal assistant to a building maintenance supervisor in directing general maintenance and repair activities including carpentry, painting, plumbing, welding, roofing, plastering, masonry, and electrical repair on municipal building, facilities, and equipment; instructs personnel in use of safe work practices.

Distributes work orders and explains to crew the nature of assignments to be performed; performs demonstration of work sequences, as necessary; inspects work for conformance to accepted standards; transports people, materials, tools, and equipment to and from sites.

Reads, interprets, and works from blueprints, diagrams, and schematics; measures angles, distances, and elevations; builds concrete foundations to facilitate proper installation; builds forms for concrete structures such as sidewalks and curbs, manholes, and pipelines, etc.; prepares electrical and telephone service for Tampa Convention Center events.

Installs and repairs suspended ceilings, tile walls, and floors to facilitate the upkeep of buildings; installs and repairs doors and door fixtures; replaces/repairs fences; installs construction signs and barricades in order to reroute traffic; removes graffiti throughout the city (e.g. traffic control boxes, public buildings, etc.).

Maintains up-to-date inventory and payroll records; compiles necessary reports; orders supplies and equipment, when assigned by the supervisor.

Oversees maintenance and repair operation in absence of supervisor.

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of: methods, practices, tools, and materials used in general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and equipment; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.

Some knowledge of: basic records keeping.

Ability to: perform and instruct others in performance of a variety of building maintenance and repair activities requiring physical strength; oversee and review work of others; maintain records and compile reports; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Skill in: use and care of hand tools, power tools, and other related equipment; operation of various types of motor vehicles.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school and three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in building and mechanical maintenance and repair work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license required; a valid Florida commercial drivers license may be required.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 006313; EST: 8/14/2013; REV: 3/1/2021;