City Of Tampa

Department of Human Resources



APPLY AT: City of Tampa
Employment Services
    City Hall, 2nd Floor, corner of
    Kennedy Blvd. and Florida Avenue
    306 E. Jackson St., Tampa, FL 33602
HOURS: 8 AM – 5 PM, Mon. thru Fri.
TELEPHONE: …813/274-8911
    “Job News” Line…274-8115
FAX: 813/274-8913
    Equal Opportunity Employer-F/M/H/V

HVAC Mechanic I
FLSA: Hourly

(028) $19.27 - $27.41 an hour     $40,081.60 - $57,012.80 a year

JOB CODE: 642100

BENEFITS: Health, vision, dental, and life insurance; annual and sick leave; paid holidays; pension and tax-deferred compensation (457) plans; and more.

JOB PURPOSE: The selected candidate will perform a wide variety of mechanical, electrical and electronic maintenance and repair on various types of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment, ranging from basic wall or window units and central systems to some large commercial units (e. g. 360-ton chillers; 120-ton condensers).


Considerable knowledge of: principles, practices, materials, tools, and equipment used in HVAC installation, maintenance and repair (including heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and mechanical); occupational hazards and appropriate safety precautions.
Knowledge of: digital and pneumatic control systems.
Some knowledge of: appropriate municipal and national codes; basic records keeping.
Ability to: read, interpret, and work from technical manuals, schematics, blueprints, and wiring diagrams, and oral and written instructions; determine materials needed and estimate job time; locate, define and repair defects in HVAC systems and equipment; maintain records and prepare reports; perform work requiring physical strength and endurance; plan, layout, install, alter, repair, and maintain a variety of HVAC systems; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the general public; operate light and medium size motor vehicles, including trucks; work in confined spaces.
Skill in: operation, maintenance and repair of HVAC equipment; use and care of HVAC tools and equipment.

QUALFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited high school or vocational school; (3) years of experience in HVAC installation, maintenance and repair work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Requirement: Completion of a minimum of 800 hours of formal, accredited HVAC education. (Please submit proof of completion).

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES: Possession of: valid Florida driverís license; Florida Commercial driverís license may be required; Universal Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certification; or the ability to obtain within 6 month.

EXAMINATION: Evaluation of education and experience. Drug testing is included in all pre-employment processing.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: To be considered for this position, applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date of October 10, 2013. Applications received or postmarked after the closing date will not be processed.

HELPFUL HINTS FOR COMPLETING YOUR APPLICATION: Please register as a MyTampaGov member before you begin the application process. This will enable you to view and re-use information from previously submitted applications to complete and submit any future applications. Please make certain your application is complete and the information you provide clearly demonstrates that you possess the minimum job qualifications as stated in the job announcement. Resumes can be submitted in support of an application, but not in lieu of an application. Resumes and copies of certifications or other required documents may be attached to your online application or e-mailed to

9-26-13 (642100)

Note: Applications must be received or postmarked by the closing date. Applications received or postmarked after 10/10/2013 will not be processed.

This office reserves the right not to consider those applications that have incomplete information, or that are received without necessary transcripts, certificates, licenses, or other required documents.