Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL

Job Details

Electronics Technician II (Radio Shop)

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Job Title

Electronics Technician II (Radio Shop)

Pay Scale

$19.43-$33.27 Hourly; $40,414.40-$69,207.42 Yearly

Starting Salary

$19.43 Hourly; $40,414.40 Yearly

Job Schedule (Subject to Change)

Various shifts

Job Location (Subject to Change)

Falkenburg Road Area




Twelve-month probationary period

Job Overview

Perform duties involving the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of diversified electronic equipment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Install, modify, calibrate, test, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair, at the component level, diversified electronic equipment and associated subassemblies utilized in operations such as voice and data communications, air quality monitoring, water/wastewater plant and pumping station controlling, traffic signal control, TV and video monitoring, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) navigation aids to ensure their good physical condition and operation.
  • Design, construct, assemble, and rearrange circuits and perform other modifications to operation and test equipment, exhibits, and other devices.
  • Collect, log, and record data and readings and prepare reports as needed.
  • Monitor the operation of measuring equipment and control to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies standards and specifications.
  • Order parts and supplies as required.
  • Drive vehicles to remote locations to deliver, pickup, install, and/or troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of electronics technology.
  • Working knowledge of the function and operation of electronic controlling, measuring, recording, transmitting, testing, and diagnostic equipment.
  • Some knowledge of the laws and regulations governing operating standards and specifications of the area to which assigned.
  • Skill in the use of electronic testing, diagnostic, and repair tools and equipment.
  • Ability to detect, analyze, and repair malfunctions on electronic equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand electronic diagrams and schematics.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to operate a standard motor vehicle safely.

Minimum Qualification(s)

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.
A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
Two years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment.
A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
Successful completion of a training program of at least one year in length in an Electronics Technology field from an accredited institution above the high school level; and
One year of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment.
An associate's or higher degree from an accredited college or university with a major in an Electronics Technology field; and
One year of experience in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electronic equipment.
Sheriff’s Office May Require
Possession of a current Federal Communications Commission General Radio Telephone License.

Additional Requirements

  • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess various licenses or certifications at time of hire or within the probationary period, or obtain them within a specified period of time after hire or appointment to the classification.
  • Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
  • No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training
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