FILING DEADLINE: midnight 01/09/20
Under direction, plans, coordinates, assigns, participates in, and supervises the day-today operational activities and services. Incumbent selects, trains and evaluates the performance of assigned staff; reads and interprets a variety of utility plans, blueprints, engineered drawings and written specifications and ensures adherence to policies, procedures, rules, regulations, work methods and safety practices. In addition, incumbent will respond to questions and complaints from the public and /or other agencies regarding wastewater system issues; evaluates situations, develop solutions, and notifies appropriate officials and City staff.
Preferred experience includes extensive knowledge in the maintenance, service, and repair of pumps, mechanical power transmission systems, hydraulic systems and related wastewater treatment plant and or industrial equipment and machinery.
One current vacancy exists in the Department of Public Utilities, Wastewater Management Division (Mechanical Maintenance section). Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period at the City's discretion. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination and does not assure a place on the eligibility list.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in a directly related field; AND one (1) year of full-time lead work experience in water quality, monitoring, collection, distribution or maintenance of a wastewater facility. Additional years of qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
If qualifying with a degree or accredited college or university credits, a copy of the degree or transcripts must be attached. Applicants lacking the attachment may be rejected.
The selected eligible candidates certified will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint prior to employment with the City of Fresno.
At time of appointment must possess and maintain for the entire term of employment in this class, a valid Class C California Driver's License. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record.
Possession of a valid Commercial Class B California Driver's License may be required depending upon assignment.
For assignment to Wastewater Electrical Maintenance: Possession and maintenance of a California State Electrician's Certificate of Competency within 12 months of appointment. Failure to obtain and continue to maintain the valid certification within the specified time period shall be cause for termination from this class.
Recruitment may be limited to a specific operational area of expertise as required by operational needs. Operational areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, those detailed below: Wastewater System Field, Plant, Mechanical or Electrical Maintenance Wastewater System Power Generation.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
The examination process may consist of the following:
Application review - Qualifying Only: Applications which meet the minimum qualifications will be reviewed and a limited number of the most qualified candidates will be invited to the Oral Examination. Selection of the most qualified candidates will be based upon those applications demonstrating the greatest breadth and depth of applicable education, experience, skills and training. Therefore, applicants are urged to submit sufficiently detailed information in their application materials for evaluation.
Oral Examination 100%- A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral examination to evaluate a candidate's knowledge of: principle, practices procedures, equipment, and techniques used in water quality, monitoring, collection, distribution or maintenance; ability to interpret, analyze, apply, and enforce applicable regulations; ability to supervise, train and evaluate subordinate staff, communicate effectively, orally and in writing and establish and maintain effective working relationships. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.
The oral examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of January 27, 2020.
Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested. Qualified veterans who pass the examination will have five (5) points added to their final score.
The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950 in advance of the examination.
UNIT 13 Classification - City of Fresno Professional Employees Association (CFPEA)
RETIREMENT: Fresno City Retirement System, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other public California systems. The City does not participate in Social Security. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service.
HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents.
FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Increase your retirement savings with the City's 457 plan.
MANAGEMENT LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year.
ANNUAL LEAVE: Twenty (20) days per year of Annual Leave with cash out provisions.
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day.
LIFE INSURANCE: Benefit equal to annual salary; premium paid by the City.
LONG-TERM DISABILITY: Benefit equal to 66.66% of monthly salary up to $7,500 per month after 30 days of disability; premium paid by the City.
Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at
HOW TO APPLY
APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT WWW.FRESNO.GOV/JOBS TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal.
It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno. Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the junk mail or spam folders. It is the applicant's responsibility to check these folders.
Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE.