Refrigerator/HVAC Mechanic–South Mountain Restoration Center

Full-time Position, Available on: 2022-03-01

If you are looking for the opportunity to put your experience and training as an HVAC/Refrigeration Mechanic to work, we have the job for you! South Mountain Restoration Center is seeking an energetic, reliable candidate with experience in the installation and maintenance of HVAC systems.

You will perform skilled work at the journey level in the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of refrigeration and/or heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, units, equipment, and peripheral devices in a nursing home facility.

Situated in the beautiful mountains near Michaux State Forest, South Mountain Restoration Center is a Long-Term Care Skilled Nursing Home Facility operated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Additional details regarding the duties of this position may be found in the position description.

Work hours and additional information:

The Department of Human Services provides excellent benefits, pay increases, paid leave and holidays, as well as opportunities for career advancement.
Hours of work: 7:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Friday, 30-minute lunch
Overtime: As needed
Shift Work: No
May change based on operational needs
You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Please check your email, including spam folders, for these notices.
In order to be selected for this position, you must be able to show, at the time of hire, verification that you have received either a single-dose COVID-19 vaccination or the first dose of a two-dose series COVID-19 vaccination. If you have received the first dose of a two-dose vaccination, and you are selected for this position, you will have to show verification that you have received the second inoculation by no later than February 26, 2022, in order to continue employment in this position.

Selected candidates with a start date of February 26, 2022, or after must show, at the time of hire, verification that you have received either a single-dose COVID-19 vaccination, or both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination. If you are unable to show the required verification, your employment will be terminated.


Minimum Experience and Training Requirements – two years of experience in the maintenance, repair, or installation of refrigeration and HVAC systems, units, and equipment; OR an associate’s degree in refrigeration/HVAC systems; OR successful completion of a two-year post-secondary technical refrigeration/HVAC training program; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
Special Requirement – All employees must obtain an active Universal Refrigerant Transition and Recovery Certificate from an approved provider within six months of employment in this job.
Must meet PA residency requirement – For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
Do not submit resumes, cover letters, and similar documents. These documents will not be reviewed and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position or to determine your score. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Must be able to perform essential job functions.
Legal Requirements:
This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act.
• Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment will require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.
Commonwealth Employment Requirement:
• A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination.

Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at

Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS): 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals)

The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Company: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania -- Department of Health and Human Services

Enterprise Recruitment Team
PA Office of Administration | Bureau of Enterprise Recruitment
Harrisburg, PA 17120

Contact: Josine Clark
(717) 307-0238