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Construction and Facility Maintenance Careers


The Florida Department of Corrections offers exciting careers in all construction trades. These include the construction of new facilities and repairs/renovations of existing facilities.

Construction trades positions include:

  • Construction Managers
  • Project Foremen
  • Masons
  • Carpenters
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • HVAC Mechanics
  • Roofers
  • Tile Setters

Facility Maintenance

All maintenance positions are subject to State of Florida Career Service classification. Positions within Career Service are entitled to State Retirement and a comprehensive benefits package.

Maintenance staff positions include:

  • Maintenance Supervisors
  • General Maintenance
  • Carpentry, Painting, etc.
  • HVAC Mechanics
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Electronic Technicians
  • Water/Wastewater Operators

The Florida Department of Corrections is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Certain veterans and spouses of veterans receive preference in employment by the state as provided by Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, and are encouraged to apply.