This recruitment is open until filled. The first review of applications will occur on Monday. June 27, 2022.

The City of Oxnard’s Public Works Departme
nt is seeking an HVAC Technician with strong technical and customer service skills to be part of the Facilities Maintenance Program team.

Under general supervision, the HVAC Technician performs maintenance and service of heating, air conditioning, ventilating and humidity systems as required for office buildings, workshops and computer rooms that are maintained by the Facilities Maintenance Program; demonstrates a full understanding of all applicable polices, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties; occasionally assists in the training of lower level maintenance positions; performs work related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

(include but are not limited to the following)
  • Performs the full array of duties assigned to classes in the HVAC Technician series including maintaining and servicing of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment.
  • Demonstrates a full understanding of applicable policies, procedures and work methods associated with assigned duties.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance measures and services to assigned heating, ventilating, air conditioning and related equipment and updates or provides necessary reports and documentation.
  • Performs prompt repairs to malfunctioning equipment.
  • Maintains equipment and equipment rooms to ensure a safe and clean environment.
  • Maintains adequate supplies on-hand to facilitate timely and effective repairs.
  • Conducts asbestos abatement as directed.
  • Obtains bids from vendors and contractors for major equipment repairs and oversees contractor work.
  • Performs programming functions for computerized clock systems such as holidays and special events for building heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Performs installation of HVAC equipment, ductwork, air compressors and related equipment, in accordance with industry standards and manufacturer instructions.
  • Maintains EPA certification for refrigerant recovery and use.
  • Inspects and repairs gas-fired furnaces, space heaters, hot water pumps and boilers as required.
  • Performs maintenance work on kitchen and air compressor systems.
  • Responds to questions and concerns from the general public; provides information as is appropriate and resolves complaints.

Minimum Qualifications

(The following are minimum qualifications necessary for entry into the classification)

Education and Experience:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent; and
  • The equivalent of two years of experience in HVAC maintenance work or the performance of related work.


  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Class C California driver’s license.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid EPA refrigerant recovery certification within the first 12 months of employment.


  • Must be able to speak and understand English to effectively communicate with fellow employees, customers, and vendors.

General Information

For questions, please contact Ashley Costello, ashley.costello@oxnard.org, (805) 200-5445.

Positions in this classification are represented by International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE).

  • Submit NEOGOV/Government Jobs on-line application.
  • Complete and submit responses to the supplemental questions, if required.
  • Upload resume, cover letter or other requested documents.

Your application may be rejected as incomplete if you do not include the relevant information in the online application and include the information only on the resume. Applications and/or Supplemental Questionnaires that state “see my resume” or “see my personnel file” are considered incomplete and will not be accepted. Cover letters and/or optional resumes are not accepted in lieu of a completed application.

  • For most positions, the City of Oxnard relies on office automation (Microsoft Office) and web-based enabled tools, therefore candidates must be proficient and comfortable with computer use to perform functions associated with on-going work.
  • Regular and reliable attendance, effective communication skills, and development of effective working relationships are requirements of all positions.
  • City staff may be required to play an active role in the event of an emergency, which may include changes in responsibilities and working hours.
  • The list of qualified candidates that is established from this recruitment may be used to fill other full-time, part-time and temporary assignments as vacancies arise.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY: The City of Oxnard is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, medical condition, disability or sexual orientation.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: The City of Oxnard makes reasonable accommodation for the disabled. If you believe you require special arrangements to participate in the testing process, you must inform the Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date. Applicants who request such accommodation must document their request with an explanation of the type and extent of accommodation required.

LEGAL REQUIREMENT: On the first day of employment, new employees must provide proof of citizenship or documentation of legal right to work in the United States in compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, as amended.

NOTE: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

Retirement Contributions:
New members (as defined by PEPRA), 2% @ 62; “Classic” members 2% @ 55. The employee will be required to pay a portion of their annual earnings toward their retirement. The City of Oxnard does not participate in social security.

Vacation Time:
Full time employees accrue vacation time at a rate of 4.08 – 7.77 hours per pay period based on years of service.

Sick Time:
Full time employees accrue sick time at a rate of 3.70 hours per pay period.

Bilingual Pay:
A regular full time employee may receive bilingual pay at the rate of $50.00-$125.00 bi-weekly depending on the level the employee is required to provide bilingual services as determined by the City Manager or designee.

Educational Incentive:
For positions that do not require a Bachelor’s Degree, the City offers an educational incentive award of 2.5% for employees that complete 30 work-related college semester units above the minimum education requirements for the position.

Health and Dental:
The City contributes $1,543.00 per month toward medical insurance premiums and an additional $66.80 per month for dental insurance premiums. For those employees who waive the medical the City will contribute $1,243.00 per month. Any unused dental premium monies are paid to the employee.

Life Insurance:
City employees receive Basic Life Coverage and have the option to purchase additional insurance.

Deferred Compensation:
The City contributes 1% to a deferred compensation program.

Tuition Reimbursement:
Full-time employees receive reimbursement of educational expenses including the costs of tuition, registration fees, laboratory fees, and books at a rate of 50% for work related coursework up to a maximum of $500 per fiscal year.

The City observes 12 holidays per year


$23.99 – $32.33 Hourly


Oxnard 93030, CA

Job Type

Full Time


Public Works

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