Vocational Instructional Technician – Automotive Technology

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Vocational Instructional Technician – Automotive Technology

Salary: $4,358.27 – $5,361.53 Monthly
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 23-048
1/5/2023 6:00 PM Pacific

Location: Long Beach, CA
Department: Automotive Technology


Vocational Instructional Technician – Automotive Technology

RANGE 27: $4,358.27 – $5,361.53 Monthly

*Applications will be accepted through January 5th 2023 6:00 PM*

The Career Technical Education Department of the Long Beach Community College District is seeking qualified individuals for a current opportunity as the Vocational Instructional Technician – Automotive Technology. This incumbent will need to have knowledge of methods, techniques, parts, tools, and materials used for servicing Gasoline, Compressed Natural Gas, Diesel engines with additional knowledge in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle operation, servicing, and maintenance. We are looking for someone who has obtained a high school diploma or GED equivalency and has two years of journey-level auto mechanics experience. An Associate’s degree in Automotive Technology is highly desirable. If this describes you, we encourage you to apply for the opportunity to join the innovative and talented Long Beach City College team. Go Vikings!


  • Type of position: Full Time
  • Location: Pacific Coast Campus
  • Salary: RANGE 27: $4,358.27 – $5,361.53 Monthly
  • Advanced salary placement: Generally, new employees start at the first step on the salary schedule. Advanced salary placement may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Benefits: The District provides an excellent and comprehensive benefits package. Please refer to the Benefits tab for more details.
  • Eligibility list: We reserve the right to use an established eligibility list for vacancies in this classification. The eligibility list be valid for 12 months once approved by the Personnel Commission, and may be used to fill future vacancies.
  • All Long Beach Community College employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in compliance with District Policy. Please note that if selected for employment, you must provide proof of fully vaccinated status by date of hire. Documented proof of vaccination is required as part of the onboarding process. Individuals requesting accommodation must do so in a timely manner for consideration. For more information on LBCC District COVID-19 policy and guides please view our Return to Campus page.

For further information on the position or application process, please contact (562) 938-4710.


Here at Long Beach City College (LBCC), we celebrate equity, diversity and are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We strive to ensure a positive and inclusive working environment for all. Long Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. Please check out the LBCC mission and values and other strategic initiatives below to learn more.


Under general supervision; provides vocational instruction and clerical support in the Automotive Technology program. Prepares equipment, materials, supplies, and training aids for classroom instruction and student laboratory assignments. Provides instruction and assists students in the proper use and operation of shop equipment. Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly learning environment.

The Vocational Instructional Technician – Automotive Technology is responsible for assisting in maintaining and operating the District’s Automotive Technology facility and supporting the instructional program, including ordering and maintaining an inventory of equipment, tools, supplies, and materials, and preparing equipment and materials shop for class instruction, demonstrations, and student laboratory exercises. The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of support functions to assist faculty in the general operation of the Automotive Technology instructional program. The incumbent may lead the work of assigned work study students. Work assigned requires a detailed knowledge of subject areas applicable to the Automotive Technology program or related automotive work and the ability to provide instruction to others in an effective manner.

For the full position description, please click here: Vocational Instructional Technician – Automotive Technology



Education, Training and Experience:

This classification requires graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent. An Associate’s degree in Automotive Technology is desirable. Two (2) years of journey-level auto mechanics experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above.

Licenses; Certificates; Special Requirements:
Requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance policy. A valid forklift operator’s certificate must be obtained within six months of employment. Highly desirable that applicant have at least one ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification and willingness to earn additional certifications. Other desirable automotive industry certifications for mechanical maintenance or ASE G1 Maintenance and Light Repair.

Meeting the minimum requirements of the position does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Candidate qualifications will be assessed to determine those who meet and exceed requirements, and are deemed most competitive amongst the applicant pool to proceed.


To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received by the Long Beach City College Office of Human Resources by the closing date. Incomplete or late applications will be disqualified from further consideration. Qualified candidates will be notified in writing if they are moving forward in the selection process.

Application Process:

  • Submit a completed online application through NEOGOV. All portions of the application must be entirely filled out to be considered for this position.
  • If the position requires a college degree, transcripts or copy of a diploma, the required document must be attached at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are accepted during this phase. For experience substitution in lieu of education, please make sure to attach a statement clearly outlining how your additional experience covers the education requirement, on a year-for-year basis, and qualifies you to be considered for this position.

If you participate in and fail any examination segment, you must wait a period of 90 days (~3 months) to test again for the same classification.

Selection Process:
The following examination process may include the following segments and may be utilized during the selection process:

  • Minimum Qualifications screening: (Pass/Fail)
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) Application Review: (Pass/Fail)
  • Skills Demonstration and/or Oral Panel Interview: 100%

Final interview: With Hiring Authority and Committee

*** PLEASE NOTE: The District reserves the right to utilize a flexible pass point (cut-off score) on any test part, and/or modify any test part. Examination procedures are subject to change as deemed necessary by the Executive Director, Classified Human Resources.***

Additional Information

Disability Accommodations
If you require special accommodations in the Application, Testing, Interview or Selection Process, you are required to notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date of the posting, by calling (562) 938-4352.

Transfer Requests for current LBCC Employees:
District employees may request to transfer by completing the Transfer Request Form (Download PDF reader)

The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity-minded hiring practices. It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

Ancestral Land Acknowledgement
Long Beach City College acknowledges our presence on the traditional ancestral land of the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples. This land remains unceded territory. We acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory. Long Beach City College honors and respects the Gabrielino/Tongva ancestors and their connection to this land.

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