Salary: 6881.00 - 8334.00 USD
RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR UNTIL A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Recruitment may close at any time.
Under general direction, the incumbent plans, coordinates and supervises the operation of the Real Estate and Lease Services Section. Incumbents supervise a staff of Real Estate Agents involved in conducting a comprehensive program of acquisition and disposition of land, including marketing, appraisal, relocation, cost analysis and management of several City leased properties. This position plays a primary role in the City's Capital Improvement Program, acquiring necessary rights-of-ways for federal, state and locally funded projects. As the supervisor of the Real Estate and Lease Services Section, this position is responsible for maintaining the accreditation with Caltrans as an agency approved to perform right-of-way functions on federal-aid projects.
The ideal candidate should possess the following experience, credentials and/or training:
Appraisal, acquisition, relocation of property rights for eminent domain purposes; Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property acquisition Policies Act and State eminent domain law; Coursework from an accredited college and/or professional organization such as IRWA or the Appraisal Institute including: Appraisal of Partial Acquisitions, Principles of Real Estate Appraisal, Easement Valuation, Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices, Communication in Real Estate Acquisition, Reading Property Descriptions, Eminent Domain Law, Legal Aspects of Easements, Relocation Assistance, Business Relocation, Mobile Homes Relocation and Advanced Relocation Assistance; Professional Designations, such as SR/WA Designation or MAI Designation; Real Estate Brokers License or Real Estate Sales License; Certification for Real Estate Appraisers as issued by the Office of Real Estate Appraisers.
The current vacancy exists in the in the Department of Public Works, Engineering Division, Real Estate and Lease Services Section. 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.
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 (fresno.gov).
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
UNIT 13 Classification City of Fresno Professional Employees Association (CFPEA)
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.
MANAGEMENT LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year for exempt employees.
ANNUAL LEAVE: Accrue 15.5 hours per month with cash out provisions.
SUPPLEMENTAL SICK- 40 hours per fiscal year. 80 hours lifetime maximum
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.
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 following minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify.
Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Economics, or closely related field; and four years of progressively responsible experience in real estate appraisal, and negotiation for the acquisition, disposition, or development of land. The required experience must include, or be supplemented by, two years of supervisory experience. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.
Please attach all relevant documentation as verification of qualifications. If qualifying with a degree or accredited college or university credits, please attach a copy of the degree or transcripts. Applications lacking this documentation will 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.
Eligibles certified for consideration for hire will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and obtain Department of Justice fingerprint clearance prior to employment with the City of Fresno.
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.
The selection process may consist of the following:
APPLICATION REVIEW - Qualifying Only: Applications submitted will be reviewed and a limited number of the most qualified candidates may be invited to the oral examination. The selection will be based upon those applications 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.
ORAL EXAM - 100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral examination which may evaluate each candidate's knowledge in the methods of appraisal of land and buildings, rules and regulations related to redevelopment activities, preparing comprehensive reports, employee supervision and maintaining effective working relationships, or other topics related to a candidate's training, experience and qualifications for the position of Supervising Real Estate Agent. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.
The Oral Exam date is tentatively scheduled for the week of: July 25th
Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list
Veteran Preference Regulations
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.
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.
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.
Closing Date/Time: 11/20/2022
Remote-eligible (Remote work is a type of flexible working arrangement that allows an employee to work from remote location)
2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California