HVAC Technician
Essex, VT Property Operations
Job Type

Unlock your potential at The Essex Resort & Spa!

Join us on a journey where passion meets profession in the heart of Vermont's scenic countryside. We redefine hospitality excellence, offering more than just a job—it's an opportunity to join a dynamic team committed to crafting unforgettable experiences.

Whether you're an experienced expert or an aspiring talent, our diverse career opportunities promise growth, fulfillment, and the chance to make a meaningful impact. From culinary maestros to hospitality enthusiasts, administrative aces to creative minds, there's a place for every skill set and aspiration within our family.

Join us in creating magical moments for our guests, where every smile, every detail, and every interaction embodies the essence of true hospitality. At The Essex Resort & Spa, success knows no bounds. Dare to dream, dare to achieve, and let your career flourish in an environment where excellence is not just a goal, but a way of life.

At The Essex, culinary innovation thrives amidst the breathtaking beauty of Vermont's Champlain Valley. Join our team and immerse yourself in a culture of culinary excellence, where creativity, passion, and locally sourced ingredients converge to craft unforgettable dining experiences. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a budding talent, The Essex offers a dynamic environment where you can hone your skills and contribute to the artistry of our diverse culinary offerings.

BASIC FUNCTION: The HVAC Technician will install, maintain, and repair heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of HVAC systems, excellent problem-solving skills and a commitment to delivering outstanding customer service.


  • Install, maintain, and repair HVAC systems.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot HVAC system issues and provide effective solutions.
  • Perform routine maintenance on HVAC systems to ensure optimal performance.
  • Conduct system inspections and tests to ensure compliance with regulations and safety standards.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, technical diagrams, and manuals.
  • Keep accurate records of work performed and parts used.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal regulations regarding HVAC systems.
  • Stay current with industry trends, technologies, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with team members and other departments to complete projects efficiently.


  • Valid HVAC technician certification (i.e. EPA 608 Certification).
  • Heat pump knowledge & experience preferred.
  • Proven experience as an HVAC technician.
  • Strong understanding of HVAC systems, components, and operations.
  • Proficient in using HVAC tools and equipment.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Physical ability to lift heavy equipment and work in confined spaces.


  • Respond to any reasonable task as assigned by supervisor or manager.


At The Essex, we believe in investing in our team members' wellbeing and growth, offering a comprehensive benefits package designed to support both personal and professional development. From competitive compensation and healthcare options to opportunities for career advancement and ongoing training, we strive to provide a fulfilling work environment where every employee feels valued and empowered. Join us at The Essex and embark on a rewarding journey where your contributions are recognized and rewarded, and where you can thrive both professionally and personally.

Employees classified as full time year round are entitled to participate in the following benefits after they have met the eligibility requirements:

  • Medical Insurance (with Employer contribution)
  • Dental Insurance (with Employer contribution)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life & Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
  • Voluntary Life & Disability Insurance – for employee, spouse/domestic partner and child(ren) (supplemental – paid by employee)
  • Medical Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Account (for Daycare, elderly care or other dependent care)
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurances
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance for employee and spouse/domestic partner
  • Paid Time Off
  • Bereavement Time

All employees at least 18 years of age or older, regardless of status, are eligible to participate in our 401(k) plan with Employer match after 3 months of employment.

Property Benefits:

Employees of The Essex Resort & Spa can take advantage of the many benefits our property provides.

On Property Discounts:

  • Restaurant
  • Spa (on treatments and products)
  • Cook Academy

Other Discounts:

  • Memberships to The Edge Sports & Fitness
  • Stays at the hotel for employee, friends and/or family
  • Movie tickets to Essex Cinemas
  • Essex Experience (varies by business)
  • Stays at other New England Inns & Resorts as part of the NEIRA program
  • Ski passes to Smuggler’s Notch & Sugarbush/IKON

Other Benefits:

  • Complimentary use of the on-site fitness center
  • Complimentary use of the on-site Tennis courts
  • Free Stay at the Resort (once per year for Employee & a guest) with Breakfast included (must be at least 18 years of age)