Project Liaison/Program Administrator (Open Until Filled)

  • CITY OF FRESNO, CA
  • 2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California
  • Apr 06, 2024
Full Time Project Management
  • Salary: 9092.00 - 13126.00 USD

Job Description

Position Description

This recruitment is Open Until Filled and may close at anytime.

The City of Fresno is looking for an individual to take over the administration of their broadband program. The Project Liaison/Program Administrator will work with local carriers, community-based organizations, other agencies (The State, County, neighboring Cities, etc.) and other City Departments on 5G technology, broadband, digital divide, and broadband offerings for the community. The City is seeking to continue the implementation of 5G with carriers as well as addressing the digital divide (unserved and underserved residents) within the City. The ideal candidate will need to have a good knowledgebase of broadband technologies including fiber, wireless and networking. Understanding of planning, permitting and construction surrounding broadband is advantageous. Knowing the City of Fresno's coverage, unserved/underserved areas as well as understanding offerings (carrier plans, opportunities, etc.) within the City is a plus, or showing an aptitude to acquire the skillset would be desirable. Understanding the grant application and grant administration process is beneficial. The ideal candidate should be able to work independently and take the lead on the City's broadband stance and may act as a liaison between the City's Information Services Department and other entities.

One vacancy currently exists in the Information Services Department. The Project Liaison/Program Administrator classification serves as a facilitator and liaison to all stakeholders in providing updates on key City projects and program initiative schedules and timelines. Reporting to the Director or designee, this classification works closely with department management staff in ensuring quality assurance and quality control on project and program schedules and timelines and communicating status updates to stakeholders including Council District offices, community organizations and the public. The incumbent exercises supervision and/or serves as staff lead over professional, paraprofessional, technical and administrative support staff as assigned.

The ideal candidate would possess strong leadership and management skills, have skills in project management, strong communication skills, and the ability to lead collaborative work projects involving multiple departments within the organization.

This is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the will of the Department Director.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

UNIT 2 Classification : Management Confidential - Unrepresented

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 up to $75 per month.
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and two (2) personal days.
MANAGEMENT LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year for exempt employees.
BILINGUAL PREMIUM PAY: $100 per month.
ANNUAL LEAVE: Accrue (15.5) hour per month of Annual Leave, with cash out provisions.
SUPPLEMENTAL SICK: 40 hours per fiscal year. 80 hours lifetime maximum.
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

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree that is acceptable within the United States accredited college or university system.

Experience: Four (4) years of professional experience in media communications, public relations, project management, planning and development, housing, public works programs or a related field.

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

IF QUALIFYING WITH A DEGREE OR ACCREDITED COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY CREDITS, PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF THE DEGREE OR TRANSCRIPTS TO YOUR APPLICANT PROFILE. APPLICATIONS LACKING THIS DOCUMENTATION MAY BE REJECTED.

Additional Requirements

Possession of a valid California driver's license may be required at the time of appointment.

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

Depending upon assignment, some positions may require one or more licenses or certifications.

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 this position will be required to successfully pass a department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process 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.

HOW TO ATTACH DOCUMENTS TO YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION
1. Your document must be scanned and saved to your computer or thumb drive (save as Degree or Transcripts).
2. Go to www.fresno.gov/jobs > Job Postings > Select Job> Enter Applicant Login Information> choose My Career Tools (located at the top of the page).
3. Choose Cover Letters and Attachments.
4. Select Add Attachments.
5. For Attachment Type: choose Reference Attachment, then select Add Attachment link
6. Select the Browse button; you will then be able to attach the saved Degree from your computer. Select Upload.
7. Click Save and Return.

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.

After the final filing date, the completed applications will be reviewed, and a select group of candidates will be invited to interview.

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 website.

Closing Date/Time: 07/12/2024

Base Pay

9,092

Job Address

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