Water Manager - Certified

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

This is your opportunity to become a member of an extraordinary organization and a dynamic team. The City of Fresno Department of Public Utilities is currently accepting applications for the position of Water Manager - Certified. Under direction, the incumbent plans, coordinates, facilitates, and directs the activities of operational areas within the Water Division of the Department of Public Utilities which require state certification. The Water Manager - Certified provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to management staff and Department Director. This position exercises independent judgment relating to the development, revision, and implementation of various policies and procedures. Currently, the City of Fresno is recruiting to fill vacancies in Surface Water Treatment Operations; the incumbent will be responsible for the direct supervision of employees, the operation, maintenance, and ELAP laboratory procedures, assigned to any of the City's three surface water treatment facilities, which include; a 30 MGD T5 conventional facility, a 4 MGD Trident upflow clarification facility, and a new 54 MGD conventional facility, pending upgrade to 80 MGD. The facility is a conventional pretreatment with 3-stage flocculation and sedimentation with plate settlers, ozone, and filtration operational facility, servicing the population of the city of Fresno. This is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the will of the Department Director. Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule The City of Fresno offers an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package. The salary for Water System Manager is dependent upon qualifications. The current annual salary range is $101,472 up to $126,840. The employee benefits package, as noted below, is subject to change and includes: * Retirement: Fresno City Retirement System; reciprocity with other public California systems. The City's pension funds are among the best funded public systems in California. The City does not participate in Social Security. * Health Insurance: City contributes toward the current monthly premium for medical, dental, and vision for employee and dependents. * Flexible Spending Account: IRS 125 Plan for health/dependent care. * Deferred Compensation: 457 plan available. * Administrative Leave: 60 hours per fiscal year. * Annual Leave: 20 days per year of annual leave with cash out provision. * Holidays: Ten (10) City-observed holidays annually, plus birthday and one (1) personal day per year. * Life Insurance: Equal to annual salary; premium paid by City. * Long-Term Disability: City pays premium for 66.66% of monthly salary up to $7,500 per month after 30 days. Additional information regarding the City of Fresno is available at www.fresno.gov. The Requirements The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications: For assignment to Surface Water Treatment Operations (Current Vacancy), possession of a valid Water Treatment Operator Certificate, Grade T5, issued by the California State Water Resources Control Board and six years of supervisory experience in the treatment of a municipal water system. Applicants must submit a copy of their certificate in the on-line application. Applications lacking the certificate may be rejected. Possession of a valid California Driver's License is 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. Additional Requirements Qualified candidates certified for consideration must successfully complete a department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process. Selection Process Applications may be submitted at www.fresno.gov/jobs. 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. After the final filing date the completed applications will be reviewed and a select group of candidates will be invited to interview. Inquiries should be directed to: Vanessa Perales, Senior Human Resources Analyst (559) 621-6950 Vanessa.Perales@fresno.gov 2600 Fresno Street Fresno, California 93721-3614 Additional Information CITY STRUCTURE Fresno is a full-service charter city operating under a strong mayor form of government. There are seven Council Members. The Council appoints the City Attorney and the City Clerk. The Mayor is elected at-large and does not serve on the Council, but has veto power over certain actions taken by the City Council. The City Manager, who is appointed by the Mayor, is responsible for appointing all department heads in the City, including Airports, Development and Resource Management, Finance, Fire, Information Services, Parks and Recreation, Personnel Services, Police, Public Utilities, Public Works, and Transportation. The Community The City of Fresno, CA is located in the heart of the state in the fertile San Joaquin Valley. From the agricultural fields on the valley floor to the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the Fresno area offers something for everyone. With a population of approximately 509,000 residents, Fresno is the fifth-largest city in California and serves as the financial, industrial, trade, and commercial capital of the central San Joaquin Valley. Travel from Fresno to other major metropolitan areas in California is convenient. The City is located approximately four hours north of the Los Angeles basin and three hours south of the San Francisco Bay Area. Residents and visitors enjoy Fresno's close proximity to the Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks and other sites of natural beauty, such as the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The Mediterranean climate in Fresno allows year-round recreational activities including sailing, snow and water skiing, fishing, backpacking, and golfing. An added benefit of living in Fresno is the excellent housing that is available at price levels that are considerably lower than California's other large metropolitan areas. The current median home price in Fresno is approximately $210,000. The Fresno area offers four large school districts (Fresno Unified, Central Unified, Sanger Unified and Clovis Unified school districts), and a variety of private institutions offer excellent ongoing educational and enrichment opportunities. The community is the home of California State University Fresno, as well as a number of other colleges and universities. Many consider Fresno to be a community of the perfect size, offering the best of urban amenities and opportunities along with the unique charms and easy living of a smaller town. Residents enjoy a wide variety of social, cultural, athletic, educational and recreational activities in an affordable and clean living environment. Equal Opportunity Employer We welcome applicants of any race, gender, religion, ancestry or disability. For more information please refer to our Career Opportunities web page on the City of Fresno web site.

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