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Title:  BGS HVAC Specialist

Application Deadline Date:  05/19/2021
Req ID:  15081
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $21.16


Building & General Services (BGS) at the State of Vermont has an exciting opportunity as a BGS HVAC Technician in and around the Montpelier Complex. The ideal candidate will be a successful team player. Position is responsible for a variety of heating and cooling equipment. The hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm. Some overtime will be required. This position requires a valid driver's license and a successful completion of criminal background checks.


BGS is a diverse organization with over 340 employees serving state agencies and department within State Government. BGS provides the facilities services required for all state agencies and department to accomplish their missions. As part of the Operations and Maintenance Division you will be an essential team member and part of the largest division in BGS.

Who May Apply

This position, BGS HVAC Specialist (Job Requisition #15081), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Jonathan Rutledge at jonathan.rutledge@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Class Definition

Develops, performs and oversees system installation and maintenance work for the Department of Buildings and General Services. Work involves the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and energy monitoring systems. Work is performed under the direction of a District Facilities Manager or Facilities Supervisor.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed at state buildings including correctional and psychiatric care facilities Contact with inmates and patients may be anticipated. Incumbents may encounter harassment or hostile behavior, and must be able to respond in a calm and professional manner. Must be able to climb ladders, lift weights up to 75 pounds; and work in cramped, wet, or poorly ventilated areas. Climbing, crawling, reaching and standing, for extended periods of time are often required. This position may require emergency response to calls outside of regular work hours. Some potential for physical injury may be present.

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent AND must possess a current Universal Refrigerant Recovery Certificate.

Preferred Qualifications

Possession of an R-410 Safety Certificate.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier