Tampa Skyline
Tampa Skyline
Tampa Skyline

Services Attendant III

Recruitment #230125-006023-001


This is responsible semi-skilled services and general maintenance and repair work.  Bargaining unit position.

Nature Of Work

An employee in this class is responsible for performing various semi-skilled manual tasks of average difficulty in construction, maintenance, repair and/or other related municipal services, operating power tools and equipment and applying particularized knowledges and skills related to area of assignment. Some positions might require employee to perform tasks of a hazardous nature and/or to perform in a lead capacity. Under general supervision, employee receives instructions orally and in writing and is required to exercise some initiative and independent judgment in performing assigned tasks. Work is reviewed while in progress and upon completion, through observation and results obtained.

Examples of Duties

Performs a variety of semi-skilled tasks including carpentry, painting, brick masonry, and cement work; participates in construction, maintenance, and repair of buildings, facilities, streets, and other installations; operates power tools, trucks, and other light and medium equipment.

Applies fertilizer and insecticide to city property; installs diverse parking equipment to ensure efficient parking operations. Reads, interprets and works from blueprints, diagrams and schematics.

Performs minor maintenance of municipal facilities and grounds; performs landscaping and specialized gardening work; performs pool maintenance and adds chemicals.

Assumes lead responsibilities in absence and by request of the crew leader or supervisor; determines work priorities in order to make assignments.

Operates a motor vehicle; operates communication equipment such as radio, citizen band radio and paging system to communicate with necessary parties.

This position in part, requires janitorial maintenance which would include janitorial tasks within our facility such as sweeping and mopping, surface cleaning, trash removal and cleaning windows, etc. 

Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Working knowledge of: basic practices, materials and tools used in construction and maintenance work; occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions; plant care, where required.

Ability to: perform tasks requiring physical strength and endurance as well as to climb and work at heights where required; operate a motor vehicle; understand and follow oral and written instructions; train lower level personnel; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public.

Skill in: use and care of hand tools, power tools, and other related materials and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of High School and one (1) year of experience in services and/or building or mechanical maintenance or repair work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licenses or Certifications

Possession of: a pesticide application certificate where required; a valid Florida driver’s license is required; This position requires a CDL A license or that an applicant must obtain it, within 6 months of hiring, at the Department's expense (Please note: only some positions/department's may require a valid Florida Commercial driver’s license).


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.