Job Vacancy Announcement: Facilities Maintenance Engineer 1

Job Vacancy Announcement: Facilities Maintenance Engineer 1
Location: Headquarters- Atlanta/Fulton County

Pay Grade – H    Job Code –FEP040

Salary Minimum: $45,000.00

The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) oversees the day-to-day operation of the Georgia State Patrol (GSP), Capitol Police and the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD). We currently have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Facilities Maintenance Engineer 1 at Headquarters of the Department of Public Safety.

The Facilities Maintenance Engineer 1 will be responsible for coordinating major repairs and maintenance projects for all departmental facilities. This includes DPS Headquarters, 50 State Patrol Posts, 10 Motor Carrier Compliance Division Regions, Aviation, and Capitol Police as well as various specialty units and administratively attached agencies. The division also oversees the planning and construction of new facilities; including maintaining liaisons with local governments, architects, engineers, contractors and other state agencies involved in facility construction and management.

This position is perfect for candidates who seek a challenging opportunity to serve the citizens of Georgia while providing critical support to the department as a whole. This position will provide a challenging opportunity without compromising work/life balance, and includes an excellent benefits package.


A typical workday includes, but is not limited to:

  • Performs basic and skilled painting, carpentry, and roofing tasks.
  • Repairs and performs maintenance on plumbing fixtures, lighting, air vents and air conditioning units.
  • Performs routine preventive maintenance to ensure that facilities are operating smoothly and efficiently.
  • Performs general maintenance and repair work on facilities and equipment.


Selected applicant must pass a pre-employment background investigation. This includes a review of criminal, driver’s and credit history. No polygraph examination is required for this position.



Minimum Qualifications:
Associate degree in a related field from an accredited college or university OR Two years of related experience.



Preferred Qualifications:


  • Certifications in heating and air are preferred.



Application deadline: Thursday, October 6, 2022

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The Georgia Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employees and applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, natural origin, age, disability or genetic information.