Job Details

Maintenance Technician III

City of Salem, Salem, Oregon

Job - Government

Close Date: 02/03/2020

City of Salem Facilities Division has an exciting career opportunity for you! We are recruiting for a skilled HVAC Technician to maintain the City's heating, cooling, and other mechanical equipment. Do you enjoy working with your hands, troubleshooting building operating systems issues through automated building controls, or installing new HVAC equipment in a commercial environment? Do you excel at customer service, solving problems, and working in a small team of other skilled technicians? If these work activities appeal to you, then consider applying with the City of Salem!

The City of Salem offers excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family. In addition, the City also provides its own Health Hub clinic for employees and their dependents for routine care, immunizations, etc., most often with same-day appointments available, at no additional cost to you (depending on the chosen medical plan)! How about the City contributing both the employer AND the employee portions toward retirement? As a full-time employee, you also receive 10 paid holidays and up to 2 paid personal holidays each year, plus sick leave and vacation to make for a great family-work balance.

What are the minimum qualifications?
Must pass the pre-employment background check and physical examination.
Must have an Oregon Driver's license and meet the City of Salem's driving standards.
High school graduate or trade school supplemented by the completion of technical courses in heating systems, ventilating systems, air conditioning systems, pump repair, basic electricity/electronics, or related subjects to the position being filled, and five years of experience in facility refrigeration systems, air conditioning maintenance and repair, and HVAC related systems of facilities or mechanical equipment systems, or any combination of experience and training that demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skills, and abilities as listed, and ability to perform the essential job functions.
Must pass criminal background check necessary to obtain Criminal Justice Information System clearance and Law Enforcement Data System certification within 30 days of hire (clearance must be maintained throughout employment).
Currently possess or ability to obtain EPA 608 Universal Certification and Brazing certification within six months of hire.

Preferred qualifications:
Limited Energy Technician Class B (LEB) Certification highly desirable
Two years of experience with automated building control systems, preferably Automated Logic

Where can I find out more about the position?

Go to the menu option for Class Specifications and search for Facility HVAC Tech or view by clicking here.

How can I apply?

Click on the green "Apply" button to complete your application. Make sure that you specify how you meet the qualifications outlined in the class specification and complete the application.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications as outlined above but not selected for this position may be placed on an eligibility list, and candidates may be hired from the list. Eligibility lists are valid for six months. The City will send email notifications to eligible candidates about potential hiring opportunities so please ensure your email settings accept our system generated email notifications.

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555 Liberty St SE, Room 225
Salem, OR 97301

Position #20-0606-01
Maintenance Technician III Supplemental Questionnaire

* 1. What is your highest level of education?
Checkbox High school graduate or GED
Checkbox Associate's degree
Checkbox Bachelor's degree
Checkbox Master's degree
Checkbox Trade school
Checkbox None
2. If you selected trade school, please select all technical courses you have completed.
Checkbox Heating systems
Checkbox Ventilating systems
Checkbox Air conditioning systems
Checkbox Pump repair
Checkbox Basic electricity/electronics
Checkbox None
* 3. How many years of experience do you have in facility refrigeration systems, air conditioning maintenance and repair, and HVAC related systems of facilities or mechanical equipment systems?
Checkbox None
Checkbox Less than 1 year
Checkbox 1-2 years
Checkbox 3-4 years
Checkbox 5 years or more
* 4. Please select which certificates you currently posses, or are in process of obtaining or renewing.
Checkbox EPA 608 Universal Certification
Checkbox Brazing certification
Checkbox Limited Energy Technician Class B (LEB) Certification
Checkbox None
* Required Question

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