City of Fresno CA | Fresno, CA

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Posted Date 2/18/2021

SALARY: $6813 - $8226/mo.

FILING DEADLINE: 03/11/2021 Midnite



Under general supervision, performs advanced technical work and complex assignments in the administration, maintenance, and operation of computerized distributed control, telemetry, and other computerized network systems which require extensive technical knowledge, initiative, discretion, and judgment, and provide lead direction to assigned technical staff. Incumbent develops policies and procedures for computer operations; develops and implements strategies for meeting division short and long term computer-related objectives; prepares consulting services agreements and acts as project manager for contract services.


One vacancy exists in the Department of Public Utilities. 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.


Two years of experience as a Water Systems Telemetry and Distributed Control Specialist with the City of Fresno.




Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, water science, or closely related field; AND two (2) years of increasingly responsible experience in LAN administration, computer programming, Scada/Telemetry system management, distributed control systems, or Process Control Instrumentation.


Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.


A copy of degree or college transcripts must be uploaded and included in your on-line application for verification of requirement. Applicants lacking the documentation may be rejected if relying upon education to meet the Minimum Requirements.


Possession of a valid California Driver's License may be required at time of appointment. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver¿s license and current copy of their driving record. 


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.




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 Exam – 100%:  A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral examination to evaluate a candidate’s knowledge of: personal computers, PLC programming, LAN administration, VAX systems, and associated operating systems and environments; Skill in the use of computer systems and a variety of application software, such as, spread sheets, data base managers, and word processors; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the performance of assigned duties. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.


The oral examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of March 29, 2021.



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.


BENEFITS: UNIT 3 – The Fresno City Employees Association, Inc. (FCEA)

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: Boost your retirement savings with The City’s 457 plan.

Vacation Leave: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 6 months

Sick Leave: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days

Holidays: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day.

Short Term Disability:  Provided through California SDI program.


Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at




APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION.  PLEASE VISIT 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.

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.


Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Mid Level

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