Information Services Manager (Open Until Filled)

  • 2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California
  • Jun 10, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: 9206.00 - 11217.00 USD

Job Description

Position Description


The City of Fresno is offering an exceptional career opportunity for an outstanding professional who is innovative, technologically savvy, and who understands information systems and procedures analysis, design, and maintenance to lead a division as an Information Services Manager.

One vacancy currently exists in the City of Fresno. One vacancy exists in the Information Services Department (ISD) and will report to the ISD Assistant Director focusing on public safety radio, camera operations as well as the potential for fiber optics management. The Information Services Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the activities of the division, including preparation of the division's budget, managing revenues and expenditures, such as staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies, and coordinating and directing all activities involved in the implementation and completion of projects. In addition, the incumbent also develops and maintains information services programs, services, and technology, anticipates information service trends and recommends allocation of resources in meeting and forecasting service demands. The incumbent will provide leadership in the development and assessment of operational goals and drafting of policies, provide oversight of work plans, and develop innovative approaches to empower employees to accomplish the division goals and mission to effectively support IT systems and networks. This position is responsible for a team of individuals, both directly and indirectly reporting to the incumbent.

The City of Fresno may choose to utilize this recruitment for future vacancies. This is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the will of the Department Director

Conditions of Employment

All newly hired and current City employees are required to comply with Administrative Order 6-30 "Employee Covid-19 Safety Protocols." For more information, please visit: Personnel Services | Policies and MOU's (

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

BENEFITS: UNIT 14 Classification City of Management Employee Association (CFMEA)

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. City contributes $75 per month.
SUPPLEMENTAL SICK- 40 hours per fiscal year. 80 hours lifetime maximum
MANAGEMENT LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year.
BILINGUAL PREMIUM: PAY: $100 per month
ANNUAL LEAVE: Accrue 15.55 hours per month with cash out provisions.
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and two (2) personal days.
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.
HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ARRANGEMENT: To reimburse retirement medical insurance and qualified medical expenses.
BILINGUAL PREMIUM: PAY: $100 per month
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

The Requirements

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for further consideration:

Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in information systems, industrial technology, computer science, business administration, or a closely related field.


Three years of professional information services experience, which included, one year in a lead or supervisory capacity. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of two years.

Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Driver's License is required at time of appointment.

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.

Candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

For positions in the Police Department, the selected candidate will also be required to successfully complete a polygraph test and an extensive background investigation prior to appointment.

Selection Process

Interested and qualified applicants must submit an official City of Fresno application on-line. Applications may be submitted at 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, completed applications will be reviewed and a select group of candidates will be invited to interview. Applicants deemed to have the most relevant qualifications will be referred to the department for further consideration.

Inquiries should be directed to:

LeShea Tarver, Senior Human Resources Analyst
(559) 621-6914
2600 Fresno Street
Fresno, California 93721-3614

The Community

The City of Fresno, California is located 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. Residents and visitors enjoy Fresno's Mediterranean climate, allowing year-round recreational activities including sailing, snow and water skiing, fishing, backpacking, and golfing.

Nestled in the heart of California, Fresno makes travel to other metropolitan areas easy, as the City is located approximately four hours north of the Los Angeles basin and three hours south of the San Francisco Bay Area.

The Fresno area offers four large school districts, Fresno Unified, Central Unified, Sanger Unified, and Clovis Unified. The community is the home of California State University Fresno, as well as a number of other colleges and universities.

With a population of approximately 545,000 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. The current median home price in Fresno is approximately $300,000.

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.

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.

Closing Date/Time: 12/12/2022

Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)


Job Address

2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California 93721 United States View Map