Vending Machine Technician

Recruitment #200828-K30A-01


Location: VS33 – OKC - Business Enterprise Program

Essential Functions
This position is responsible for the repair and refurbishing of a wide variety of automated merchandising equipment used in the vending food industry. This employee will perform installation, setups, and removal of automated merchandising equipment; will provide in service training to Licensed Managers who are blind or severely visually impaired in the operation and routine maintenance of automated merchandising equipment; will maintain parts/equipment inventory for assigned area, and prepare maintenance reports.

Position requires extensive travel throughout Oklahoma. Applicant must be willing to perform all job related travel. 

Probationary period (or trial period if applicable) is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference may be given to applicants with experience in the repair of automated vending or merchandising equipment or repair of small appliances. Must be detail oriented and organized.

Background Check: 
The Department of Rehabilitation Services will conduct a criminal background check on new hires as part of an offer of employment that is made continent upon a successful criminal background check.


Method of Application: 
Applicants, without previous classified state service, those that are in the unclassified status OR currently in probationary status, must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line External Listings applicant system ( 

Current State of Oklahoma employees with permanent status in the classified service, or those having reinstatement rights must apply through the Office of Management and Enterprise Services OKJOBS on-line Internal Listings applicant system (

For questions regarding specific duties or details of this job, please contact HR at 

For inquiries on the application process or general application inquiries, please contact Applicant Services at (405) 521-2177.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities related to the setup, repair, installation and removal of automated vending/merchandising equipment and for the training of Licensed Managers in the use of such equipment for the Business Enterprise Program.


The Vending Machine Technician job family consists of two levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned, and the responsibility assigned for providing supervision to others.

Level I:
This is the entry level for this job family where the employee will receive training in and be responsible for the setup, repair, maintenance, troubleshooting and removal of various automated and/or merchandising equipment used in the Business Enterprise Program; will be responsible for maintenance of parts inventory; will learn program and agency documentation guidelines; will keep workspace clean and organized; will establish and maintain effective relationships and communication with others including Licensed Managers and their staff and will learn techniques for safe operation and movement of equipment including tools and heavy equipment, and operation of forklifts and vehicles.


Level I:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years of experience in vending machine or small appliance maintenance and repair; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one month of technical training in the repair of vending machines and small appliances for each month of the required experience.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Qualification Review.

 ***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.

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