Salary: 6450.00 - 7803.00 USD
RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR UNTIL A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Recruitment may close at any time.
The City of Fresno is currently recruiting for a dynamic Supervising Airports Operations Officer.
Under supervision from the Airports Operations Manager, incumbents perform advanced and complex duties related to Airport operations management, inspections and compliance; plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of assigned staff; maintains department compliance and monitors and interpret a variety of federal, state and local airport regulations for updates, policy changes and new regulations. Monitors and inspects the airfield, terminal, perimeter, grounds and personnel to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Airport rules and regulations, and reports deficient conditions for correction.
The current vacancies exist in the Airport/Operations Department located at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT). 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 for up to a maximum of two years at the City's discretion. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months.
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
BENEFITS: 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: Eligible retirees can use remaining Sick Leave balance at 80% of hourly rate and other leave balances, if applicable, to reimburse medical insurance and qualified medical expenses, tax free.
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
Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination.
TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have:
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Management, Aviation Science, Airport Management, or closely related field;
- Two (2) years of experience in airports operations, which includes compliance and facility inspections. Acceptable experience is defined as working at a FAR Part 139 airport performing duties associated with compliance for Part 139 and Part 1542 regulations.
A copy of degree or college transcripts must be uploaded and included in your on-line application for verification of meeting the educational requirement. Applicants lacking the documentation may be rejected.
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, and sign a confidentiality agreement.
Possession of a valid driver's license is required at time of appointment. Possession of a valid California Driver's License is required within sixty (60) days of appointment.
Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record.
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 examination process may consist of the following:
APPLICATION REVIEW - Qualifying only: Applications may be evaluated to select a limited number of the most qualified candidates to participate in the Oral Examination. The selection will be based upon those applications demonstrating the greatest breadth and depth of applicable training, experience and education. Therefore, applicants are urged to submit sufficiently detailed information in their application materials for a proper evaluation.
ORAL EXAMINATION - 100 %: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral exam to evaluate each candidate's training, experience and personal traits for the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score in their oral examination to achieve placement on the eligible list.
The Oral Examination is to be determined.
Veteran Preference Regulations
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
Closing Date/Time: 01/08/2024
2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California