Teacher-Career Education-HVAC-R #2023-380

Vacancy Number:



Teacher-Career Education-HVAC-R


Career & Technical Education – Albany Campus

Basic Function:

To instruct high school students in the proper practices, procedures and skills associated with heating, air conditioning & refrigeration. To instruct students to meet entry level skills allowing them to enter the job market that pays them a living wage; or to continue their education at the post-secondary level. To be involved in developing partnership programs with local businesses, colleges and universities. Instruct students through classroom and hands-on shop lessons, in addition to supervision of students during field trips, job shadowing and internships with local businesses.


A. Should meet NYS Teaching Certification requirements in HVAC-R 7-12 or able to meet requirements for a Transitional A certificate. Requirements for the Transitional A certificate are listed on the homepage of the NYS Education Department Teaching Certification http://eservices.nysed.gov/teach/certhelp/CertRequirementHelp.do under “Certification Requirements” in the category of “Career and Technical Teacher – Architecture & Construction” title.
B. Two to four years of occupational experience and hold an industry related credential required.
C. Experience in providing instruction a plus.
D. Candidate will have demonstrated the ability to provide sound instruction, ability to work in a team environment, work collaboratively with staff and administration.
E. Possess good written and verbal skills.


1. Provide instruction to test for federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification, and to receive Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour certificate.
2. Instruct students in warm air furnaces; steam and hot water boilers; gas burners, oil burners and controls; air conditioning; heat pumps; refrigeration; and electrical controls.
3. Provide instruction in the operation of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration units.
4. To be responsible for developing and evaluating course plans.
5. To develop in each student an awareness and understanding coupled with the skills and knowledge in the industry.
6. Instill in all students safe work habits, the importance of lifelong learning and a work ethic that fosters reliability, competence, dependability and satisfaction with their own work.

Start Date:

September 1, 2023

Application Deadline:

June 9, 2023 (or until position is filled)

Starting Salary:

Dependent upon step of current contract prorated to amount of service rendered.

The selected applicant will be subject to a fingerprint supported criminal history background check in accordance with SAVE Legislation effective July 1, 2001.

Apply To:


Further Information Contact:

Capital Region BOCES, 900 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Albany NY 12205
or email crbrecruitment@neric.org


May 12, 2023