FILING DEADLINE: January 04, 2022
Under general supervision, Safety and Training Specialists assess, design and implement safety training programs based on identified needs; review and evaluate work environments; establish, maintain and present safety and training programs; and conduct inspections to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations or work rules.
One current vacancy exists in the Department of Public Works. Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of three (3) 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.
This position may be assigned an alternate work schedule. The immediate opening will be assigned to a 4/10 work schedule, which consists of four-ten hour days, Monday through Thursday. This position will report to the office daily, remote work is not offered.
PAY, BENEFITS & WORK SCHEDULE
UNIT 3: The Fresno City Employees Association, Inc. (FCEA)
3% salary increase, effective June 19, 2023
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: Voluntary 457 plan with Fidelity Investments to increase your retirement savings.
VACATION LEAVE: Accrue 8 - 14.66 hours per month based on years of service.
SICK LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days
SUPPLEMENTAL SICK- 40 hours per fiscal year. 80 hours lifetime maximum
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY: Provided through California SDI program.
BILINGUAL PREMIUM: PAY: $100 per month
HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ARRANGEMENT: To reimburse retirement medical insurance and qualified medical expenses.
RETIREMENT: City of Fresno Retirement Systems, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other CA public agencies. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service. City employees do not participate in Social Security.
DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program): an optional, voluntary program that allows an employee to deposit retirement benefits in a special savings account within the Retirement System while continuing to work for the City of Fresno for up to 10 years. Participation minimum is age 50 and vested. Benefits includes ownership of accumulated funds, compound interest earnings, and alternative distribution options.
Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at
These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and do not assure a place on the eligible list. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify.
Possession of a High School diploma or equivalent GED completion and an Associate’s degree in a related field;
Two years of safety or related experience.
Additional related experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Must possess a valid Class C California Driver's License.
Depending upon assignment, may be required to obtain a Commercial Class A or Commercial Class B California Driver’s License with related endorsements.
Must obtain First Aid and CPR certifications within 60 days of appointment.
May be required to obtain a specialized safety certification to meet the needs of the department.
Must attend ongoing safety training programs, both local and out of the area, which may involve travel and overnight stays.
THE SELECTION PROCESS
The selection process will consist of a job related ORAL EXAMINATION which will be worth 100% of your final score in determining your eligibility and placement on the eligible list.
APPLICATION REVIEW - Qualifying Only: Applications submitted will be reviewed and a limited number of the most qualified candidates may be invited for a panel interview. The selection will be based upon those applications and resumes which demonstrate 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 a proper evaluation.
PANEL INTERVIEW - 100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related panel interview to evaluate each candidate's training, experience and personal traits for the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. The panel interview has been tentatively scheduled for the week of January 23, 2022.
Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.
Qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points. 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.
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.
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." For the bulletin Word Doc. Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline or they will not be accepted for any reason.