Equipment Technician I—Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa Junior College is actively recruiting for a Full-Time Classified Equipment Technician. The application period closes on February 19th. 


$4,573.00 – $5,558.00 Monthly


Santa Rosa, CA

Job Type


Job Number



Kinesiology, Athletics, & Dance

Opening Date


Closing Date

2/19/2024 11:59 PM Pacific


FILING DEADLINE:  Deadline extended to Monday, February 19th. Position is open until filled with applications received by the January 3rd, 2024 filing deadline being given priority consideration.

Only completed applications from applicants that meet minimum qualifications for this position will be forwarded to the search committee. It is the applicant’s responsibility to read the entire job announcement and follow the instructions as outlined. Materials and applications will not be accepted after the filing deadline. Please contact the Human Resources staff persons assigned to this recruitment (see the more about SRJC section of the job announcement) if any questions.

  • Salary Range: $4,573.00 – $5,558.00 per month (23/24 Classified Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at mid-range, which is $5,043 per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials).  
  • Fringe Benefits: The District offers a competitive health & benefits package for employees and eligible dependents. You can learn more on our Benefits page.
  • Leave/Holiday time: Full-time classified Unit members earn 8 hours of sick leave and start off accruing hours of vacation for each month worked (accrual rate increases after third year of employment and rates are pro-rated for part-time employees). Employees are also compensated for holidays recognized by the District (17 holidays/year, pro-rated for part-time employees).

 Under general supervision, receives, fits, issues, cleans, stores, repairs, inventories, and maintains equipment, athletic apparel and supplies for the Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Department; prepares facilities and equipment for competition; attends and provides supplemental supervision for home and away athletic competitions; provides technical support to faculty, staff and students; issues lockers to students, faculty and staff; serves on athletic protest committees, and performs related work as required.

 This is a regular, full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-months per year, classified position. The tentative work schedule will be Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00am – 6:00pm. This position is contingent upon funding and Board approval.  

 The Equipment Technician I issues, stores, collects, maintains and repairs equipment, apparel, and supplies; prepares facilities for special events and restores them for class use; issues clearance for student equipment deposits; prepares and submits invoices for District reimbursement.

Santa Rosa Junior College has been an integral part of the Sonoma County community and its rich history, beauty and culture for more than 100 years. Many of SRJC’s students are drawn to the college for its academic excellence, superb faculty and staff, comprehensive student services and beautiful grounds. SRJC’s mission is to passionately cultivate learning through the creative, intellectual, physical, social, emotional, aesthetic and ethical development of our diverse community. At SRJC, we value learning that includes:

  • Excellent and innovative instruction and support services;
  • A learning- and learner-centered environment;
  • A welcoming physical environment;
  • Equity-minded faculty and staff with a caring and supportive attitude among faculty and staff;
  • Access to programs and courses that lead to transfer and/or gainful employment.
  • Access to lifelong learning opportunities

In 2021, SRJC served approximately 21,000 students each semester and is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism. SRJC is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. We also support diverse learning communities including, APASS, HSI Connections, Puente, Umoja. SRJC received the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the past three consecutive years and SRJC was the only California Community College recipient of this award. This award recognizes colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate will share SRJC’s commitment to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person.

Please see the following Online Resources to learn more about SRJC:

Office of the President
Student Services
SRJC Factbook

Essential Functions

 Examples of key duties are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature. Incumbents routinely perform approximately 80% of the duties below.

  1. Issues, collects and stores equipment, uniforms and towels for Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance Department; maintains accurate records of equipment issued to eligible students, faculty and staff.
  2. Issues lockers to students and staff; records and re-keys lockers in accordance with department procedures.
  3. Receives, marks, issues, checks, cleans/disinfects and repairs athletic apparel, equipment and supplies; strings tennis and badminton rackets as needed.
  4. Fits athletic equipment for men and women’s intercollegiate sports teams.
  5. Performs small motor and mechanical repair on department equipment; assists in maintaining inventory and reports missing equipment and supplies.
  6. Prepares uniforms, supplies and equipment for home and away athletic events; assists in setting up facilities for home athletic events; programs and tests electronic timing and scoring systems. 
  7. Maintains athletic equipment room in a safe and orderly manner.
  8. May supervise and organize the work of student employees.
  9. Provides supplemental security at large events.
  10. Travels with the Football Team to monitor and maintain equipment.
  11. Sets up sound system equipment, public address systems, score boards, and media equipment.
  12. Implements National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) rules and regulations as related to equipment to ensure the health and safety of student-athletes participating in contact sports.

Perform skilled work in the operation, repair, maintenance, and adjustment of physical education equipment and athletic uniforms using tools and machinery such as washers and dryers, sewing machines, power drills, racket stringer, ball machines, computerized score boards, audio-visual equipment, and hand tools; perform arithmetic calculations quickly and accurately; learn and interpret District policies and procedures, NCAA and CCCAA rules and regulations, prepare and maintain accurate records and reports; understand and follow oral and written directions; maintain schedules and meet deadlines; serve as a technical resource; supervise student employees; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

Equipment, materials, supplies, and terminology used in men’s and women’s physical education and intercollegiate athletic programs; uniform and equipment care and storage; sewing athletic apparel; repairing physical education and intercollegiate athletic equipment; basic electricity and small motor repair; computer software applications; health and safety regulations.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates/incumbents must meet the minimum qualifications as detailed below, or file for equivalency.  Equivalency decisions are made on the basis of a combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities. If requesting consideration on the basis of equivalency, an Equivalency Application is required at the time of interest in a position (equivalency decisions are made by Human Resources, in coordination with the department where the vacancy exists, if needed.)
 Graduation from high school. Two years of college-level coursework with significant coursework relevant to the field preferred. Athletic Equipment Manager’s Association (AEMA) Certification is also preferred.
 Increasingly responsible experience working in a college athletic equipment room.
 Experience working with issuing and fitting football equipment and team.
 Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to safely operate manual tools and power equipment common in the maintenance and repair of athletic and physical education equipment. Occasionally required to work under inclement weather conditions.  Must be able to work safely in an environment containing industrial cleaning materials using personal protective safety measures. This classification requires the use of a personal or District vehicle while conducting District business. Must possess a valid (Class C) California driver’s license and a good driving record.

Application Procedures

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must provide the following:

  1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College/ Employment Application and responses to Agency-wide Questions. Please note resumes are not a substitute for completing the “Work Experience” section of the employment application. Applications will be considered incomplete if no work experience is listed, or if other required application fields are missing or incomplete.
  2. Contact information (phone number and email address) for three professional references.
  3. A brief cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the minimum and preferred requirements and are qualified to perform the essential functions as listed in this section of the job posting. 
  4. Current Resume.
  5. Copies of transcripts of all college-level coursework, including confirmation of degrees. If selected for the position, official transcripts must be submitted prior to employment. Unofficial copies (both sides) will be accepted if the unofficial document includes a seal, watermark, or other proof that the document was provided by an educational institution.
  6. If you do not possess minimum qualifications as noted under the Minimum Qualifications Section of the job posting, you must complete and attach the Classified Equivalency Application (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader) and supporting documents, including narrative synopsis, to your employment application in order to be considered.
  7. Current DMV Driver report verifying a good driving record (within last six months).
  8. Scan or copy of current Class C driver’s license. 


 Following the filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be reviewed by a screening committee. Approximately 2-4 weeks after the filing deadline, Human Resources will notify you whether or not you have been selected for an interview.  Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited to interview with a Screening Committee.  

 If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

  MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
  PHONE: (707) 527-4954
  EMAIL: Please contact Megan Napoli at

The office is located in Bussman Building on the Santa Rosa campus. All documents included in your online employment application become the property of the District. Your employment application for this opening will not automatically be considered for future openings. New employment application(s) must be submitted for each opening.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

  1. In accordance with Federal Law, all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  2. Successful candidates will be extended a conditional job offer and will be required to undergo background screening prior to their first day of employment in order for an individual assessment to be conducted prior to commencing employment. Candidates must be fingerprinted in California and have background clearance (at applicant’s expense); 
  3. Must be willing to work on-site as determined by the department (the Sonoma County Junior College District does not offer ‘remote only’ assignments).
  4. Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination as a condition of employment (at the District’s expense). Candidates selected for the position will need to successfully pass a pre-employment physical examination as a condition of employment.
  5. Must take a Tuberculosis (TB) test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
  6. Within 6 months of employment, must complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter.

Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Jeanne Clery Disclosure)
 Sonoma County Junior College District’s annual security report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Sonoma County Junior College District; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. Link to read or obtain a full copy of this report. Paper copies of the full report are available upon request by contacting Police Department Records at (707) 527-4963 or by visiting the Sonoma County Junior College District Police Department located at 2032 Armory Drive, Pedroncelli Center, Santa Rosa Campus.

 The Sonoma County Junior College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnic group identification, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic condition, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices; nor does the District discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment on the basis of their age. This non- discrimination policy covers admission, access and treatment in District programs and activities– including but not limited to academic admissions, financial aid, educational services and athletics–and application for District employment.

SRJC Strategic Plan

 Santa Rosa Junior College commits to setting the standard in cultivating an accessible, open, barrier-free, sustainable environment for students, employees, and the community. The college envisions equitable, impactful, transformative, enriching, and holistic learning opportunities that inspire our students to thrive.

 Santa Rosa Junior College transforms the lives of our culturally rich student body, employees, and community by cultivating a welcoming and antiracist environment, centered on social responsibility and cultural awareness. We offer exceptional teaching and learning in support of associate degree, certificate, transfer preparation, workforce preparation and community education programs, integrated with comprehensive student support services.

  • We focus on student learning by preparing students for transfer; by providing responsive career and technical education; and by improving students’ foundational skills.
  • We provide a comprehensive range of student development programs and services that support student success and enrich student lives.
  • We support the economic vitality, social equity and environmental stewardship of our region.
  • We promote personal and professional growth and cultivate joy at work and in lifelong learning.
  • We foster critical and reflective civic engagement and thoughtful participation in diverse local and global communities.
  • We regularly assess, self-reflect, adapt, and continuously improve.

Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position/assignment. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the District mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.

 The Sonoma County Junior College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  AgencySanta Rosa Junior CollegeAddressBussman Hall Annex
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, California, 95401Phone707.527.4954

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