City of Tampa

Police Facility & Security Technician (#755600) 023

$22.55-$32.02 Hourly / $3,908.67-$5,550.13 Monthly / $46,904.00-$66,601.60 Yearly


This is skilled and semi-skilled work involving general maintenance, repair and security of police facilities.  Bargaining unit position.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing a variety of skilled and semi-skilled assignments in general maintenance and repair of municipal buildings, facilities, equipment, and devices.  Some positions may require incumbents to work irregular hours or serve in a lead capacity.  Tasks are of more than average difficulty and are performed in accordance with established procedures requiring exercise of reasonable initiative and independent judgment.  Under general supervision, employees receive instructions orally and in writing with work being reviewed while in progress and upon completion, through observation and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Performs or serves as a lead worker over general maintenance work including carpentry, painting, plumbing, welding, roofing, plastering, masonry, and electrical repair on police buildings, facilities, and equipment; builds concrete foundations to facilitate proper installation.


Installs new plumbing such as pipes, valves, drains, basins, faucets, lavatories, sinks, drinking fountains, water heaters, and a wide variety of other fixtures, facilities, and equipment.


Participates in installation of sprinkler and underground irrigation systems, including laying pipes and electrical lines to operate system; tests systems and detects and repairs leaks; maintains, repairs and adjusts meters, governors and timers.


Installs electrical wiring and fixtures; serves as lead worker and participates in new construction; installs electrical disconnect mechanisms; installs wall outlets and connects motors, appliances, heating and cooling equipment, and transformers.


Installs and repairs security measures for police facilities and buildings including CCTVV, door magnetic locks, proximity key pads, garage gates, etc.   Provides escort for vendors and city personnel to secure areas of police buildings. 


Measures angles, distances, and elevations for work activities; operates a variety of automotive equipment; operates and maintains shop equipment (lathe, drill press, table saw, etc.) and light and medium mechanical equipment (bench grinder, chain saw); operates various automotive equipment.


Coordinates work of a maintenance crew for maximum use of time and materials; completes daily time/activity reports; prepares work orders, action orders and requisitions; maintains tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair work; obtains estimates on small repair jobs; trains and leads workers in safety practices and proper use/operation of equipment.


Set up areas for specific police and media events.


Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Considerable knowledge of:  methods, practices, tools, and materials used in building and mechanical maintenance and repair work; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.

Some knowledge of:  effective supervisory techniques, where required.

Ability to:  perform a wide variety of operations associated with building and mechanical maintenance and repair requiring physical strength; assign and supervise work of others, where required; work from oral or written instructions, blueprints, or drawings; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the general public.

Skill in:  use and care of tools and equipment pertinent to the performance of maintenance and repair work; operation of various types of automotive equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school and one (1) year of 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 drivers 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: 755600; EST: 1/5/2016 1:32:00 PM; REV: 3/1/2021;