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Hillsborough County Government

Senior Heating Vent A/C Technician (#SRHVACAFSL) AFSL
$16.28-$25.84 Hourly / $2,821.87-$4,478.93 Monthly / $33,862.40-$53,747.20 Yearly


Performs supervisory or skilled duties in the operation, maintenance and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment.


Completion of the tenth grade; and

Three years experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies noted below.


  • Customer Commitment - Proactively seeks to understand the needs of our customers and provide the highest standards of service.
  • Dedication to Professionalism and Integrity - Demonstrates and promotes fair, honest, professional and ethical behaviors that establishes trust throughout the organization and with the public we serve.
  • Organizational Excellence - Takes ownership for excellence through one's personal effectiveness and dedication to the continuous improvement of our operations.
  • Success through Teamwork - Collaborates and builds partnerships through trust and the open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives to achieve organizational goals.


  • Considerable knowledge of the operation of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
  • Considerable knowledge of HVAC safety requirements.
  • Considerable knowledge of the electrical aspects of HVAC equipment.
  • Skill in using tools.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to read and understand HVAC equipment drawings.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Ability to work in high places.


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.
  • Supervises the work of subordinate staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling and evaluating performance.
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
  • Troubleshoots systems to determine cause of malfunctions.
  • Tests condenser water conditions and adjusts chemical feed as necessary.
  • Monitors construction on new heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems to ensure compliance with project drawings and specifications.
  • Keeps daily records and logs on operating conditions and repairs to mechanical equipment.
  • Prepares and schedules preventive maintenance programs.
  • Requisitions material and equipment for mechanical and electrical maintenance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Possession of an EPA Approved Certified Technician Certificate (Class II or higher) to manage freon within the probationary period.

CLASS: SRHVACAFSL; EST: 7/14/1998; REV: 5/22/2012;