Program Manager (Open Until Filled)

  • CITY OF FRESNO, CA
  • 2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California
  • Mar 07, 2024
Full Time Project Management
  • Salary: 7196.00 - 8766.00 USD

Job Description

Position Description

This recruitment is Open Until Filled and may close at any time.

Program Managers, under general supervision, manage, develop, monitor, and evaluate assigned programs; and provide stakeholder education and outreach to develop partnerships that build trust in City departments and strengthen the community. Incumbents ensure compliance with specific regulatory requirements, industry best practices, grant(s) and alternatively-funded programs; establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with State, regional, local, and community-based agencies and organizations and businesses; develop and implement strategies to manage comprehensive programs; participate in the development of the division budget and complete all mandated reporting associated with program funds and regulatory compliance. This is an unclassified position in which incumbents serve at the will of the Department Director.

The full job description may be viewed at:
https://www.fresno.gov/personnel/wp-content/uploads/sites/12/2023/06/Program-Manager-06_23.pdf

The current vacancies exist in the Department of Public Works and Animal Center Department.

Public Works has one vacancy in the Sustainable Fresno Division. The Sustainability Program is expanding to include research, review, and analysis of grant opportunities, municipal energy management systems, and various industry energy and sustainability related functions. The Program Manager will provide coordination and oversight of new and existing projects which could include renewable energy opportunities, expanded energy efficiency projects, city mobility and alternative transportation initiatives as well as the selection and implementation of a new energy management and reporting system. In addition, the position will coordinate efforts for oversight of electric utility bill rate analysis, solar invoice review and reconciliation and coordinating community outreach opportunities.

The Animal Center Department has one vacancy. This position will manage a team of Community Coordinators and Animal Program Coordinators. The incumbent in this position manages a collection of sub-programs: Dog and Cat Foster program, Adoption Program, Rescue Program, Social Media, Community Outreach and Education. This Program Manager will provide coordination and oversight of new and existing programs, and develop ways to utilize grant funds. Incumbents assigned to the Animal Center will be exposed to a working environment with animals (primarily dogs and cats) which may lead to possible exposure of unpleasant odors and noises, allergens, interactions with animals, and possible exposure to zoonotic diseases; and may be required to handle and restrain animals humanely and safely using approved protocols and practices.

The selected candidates will be required to successfully pass a department interview, a Department of Justice fingerprint, and if assigned to the PARCS department must provide proof of Tuberculosis (TB) clearance prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

BENEFITS: UNIT 14: City of Fresno Management Employees Association (CFMEA)

The City of Fresno offers an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package. The salary for Program Manager is up to $8,766/month dependent upon qualifications. The employee benefits package, as noted below, is subject to change and includes:

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: 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
https://www.fresno.gov/personnel/human-resources-support/#tab-1

The Requirements

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

Education:
Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business
administration, public administration, education, finance, engineering, environmental
science, environmental/occupational health and safety or a related field.

Experience:
Three (3) years of experience in one or more of the following areas: public or community relations; fixed asset capital financing; governmental planning; redevelopment; economic development; air regulation; construction management; inspection; permits/plan check; engineering; program regulation and compliance; safety training; in a lead or supervisory capacity in an animal centric setting; or a related field.

Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

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 if relying upon education to meet the Minimum Requirements.

Special Requirements:
Possession and continued maintenance of a valid California Driver's License may be 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.

Recruitment may be limited to a specific area of expertise as required by operational needs.

For assignment to Program Manager: Industrial Safety Program in the Department of Public Utilities:

Possession of an Associate Safety Professional (ASP), or higher-level safety certification, issued by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals within two (2) years of appointment. Failure to obtain the valid certification within the specified time period and maintain for the entire term of employment in this job class shall be cause for termination.

For assignment to Program Manager in the Animal Center Department:

A valid Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substance Permit (VACSP), issued by the Veterinary Medical Board of the State of California, may be required upon direction of the appointing authority.
Depending on assignment, incumbents may be required to obtain and maintain a State of California Penal Code Section 832 Laws of Arrest certification within one (1) year of appointment and maintain throughout the term of employment in this classification.
Incumbents must complete Euthanasia Training consistent with California Code of Regulations, Title 16, Section 2039 within six (6) months of appointment and maintain throughout the term of employment in this classification.

The selected candidates will be required to successfully pass a department interview, a Department of Justice fingerprint, and if assigned to the PARCS department must provide proof of Tuberculosis (TB) clearance prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified applicants must submit an official City of Fresno application on-line at www.fresno.gov/jobs. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view the "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.

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.

Selection Process

Interested and qualified applicants must submit an official City of Fresno application on-line 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:
Le'Shea Tarver, Senior Human Resources Analyst
(559) 621-6950
Leshea.Tarver@fresno.gov
2600 Fresno Street
Fresno, California 93721-3614

Additional Information

HOW TO ATTACH DOCUMENTS TO OUR ONLINE APPLICATION:
1. Scan, save and upload your certificate to your personal drive.
2. Log back into PeopleSoft Self Service, Careers. Choose the link titled Program Manager.
3. Under "Career Tools", click on Cover letters and Attachments.
4. Click on +Add attachments.
5. For "Attachment Type", choose degree.
6. For "Attachment Purpose", enter the name of the degree
7. Click on Add attachment.
8. Click on Save and Return.

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.

Closing Date/Time: 07/21/2024

Base Pay

7,196

Job Address

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