Maintenance Worker WG-4749-10
United States Department Of Agriculture
Agriculture Research Service
“The premier food and agricultural research agency of USDA”
Position: Maintenance Worker WG-4749-10
Salary Range: $26.44 to $30.84 / per hour
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Subtropical
Horticulture Research Station, Miami Florida, invites applications for a
Maintenance Worker position.
The incumbent will be expected to perform the full range of tasks involved in the
maintenance, repair and installation of the heating, air conditioning, refrigeration,
ventilation, plumbing, electrical and irrigation systems. Troubleshoot and repair complex
instrumentation such as environmental chambers and other research tools. Perform
welding on a wide variety of metals for repairing, modifying and building of standard and
specialized equipment. Make minor or major repairs on trucks and vans, automobiles,
gasoline and/or diesel farm tractors, hedging machines, a wide variety of orchard and
construction-type equipment. Fabricate and modify pieces of heavy and farm equipment
in order to adapt them to various research needs.
Applicant must have the ability to perform common Maintenance Mechanic duties
including the ability to maintain, repair or install heating, air conditioning,
refrigeration, or ventilation systems. Also be able to maintain or repair plumbing or
The applicant must be a U.S. citizen or National. This is a permanent and full time
position. A comprehensive benefits package is available.
Vacancy announcement (ARS-S21Y-11143459-MIT) and where to apply can be found
at website www.usajobs.com. Closing date for applications is July,14 day, 2021.
The position is open immediately until filled.
ARS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider