Property Specialist II (Filing date 7-11-24)

  • 2600 Fresno Street, Fresno, California
  • May 08, 2024
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: 6050.00 - 7296.00 USD

Job Description

Position Description


The City of Fresno is currently recruiting for a Property Specialist II. Under supervision, the incumbent performs specialized work in the administration and analysis of property management. Duties include preparing requests for proposals, qualifications, or expressions of interest, lease documents, permits, agreements, and contracts within the framework of existing property management policies and procedures; performing research, developing, and making recommendations in changes and additions to policies and procedures as they affect new and existing tenants; and coordinating contract provisions (including leases, licenses, permits, temporary use permits, etc.) with other departments and City representatives affected by leasing activities.

An ideal candidate will excel in this role if they have the skills and ability to negotiate the disposition of property and property rights; market real estate; communicate effectively verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, representatives of industrial, commercial and real estate firms, tenants, users, other departments, agencies, and employees; and analyze business proposals and prepare financial, technical, and administrative reports.

The current vacancy exists in the General Services Department. 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.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

UNIT 3 Classification - The Fresno City Employees Association, Inc. (FCEA)

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.
VACATION LEAVE: Accrue 8 - 14.66 hours per month based on years of service.
SICK LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days
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.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY: Provided through California SDI program.
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

The Requirements

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination and does not assure a place on the eligibility list.

TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in aviation management, public administration, business administration or closely related field.


One (1) year in the field of Airports property management or two (2) years in the field of commercial property management.

Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to two (2) years. If qualifying with experience in lieu of a bachelor's degree, a high school diploma or GED completion is required. Qualifying experience may include development and management of retail centers, or other types of commercial buildings or aviation related facilities; or experience working for governmental agencies or organizations closely involved with the development and management of commercial facilities.

If qualifying with a degree or accredited college or university credits, a copy of the degree or transcripts must be attached. Applicants lacking the attachment may be rejected.

Eligibles certified for consideration for this position will be required to successfully pass a Department interview, extensive background including a polygraph and a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

Possession and continued maintenance 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.

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 as well.

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

The examination 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 panel interview. The selection will be based upon those applications and resumes 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 EXAMINATION - (100%): A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral examination to assess a candidate's suitability for this position; knowledge of procedures involved in real estate transactions, title searches and examination, real estate leases, and the principles, practices and laws applicable; skill to maintain effective working relationships with the general public, representatives of industrial, commercial and real estate firms, tenants, users, other departments, agencies, and employees. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. The oral exam is tentatively scheduled for the week of: June 10, 2024.

The City reserves the right to amend any phase of the examination process should there be a limited number of successful candidates. Should such amendment be exercised, a candidate's final score and placement on the eligible list would be based upon the completed test phase(s).

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.

Additional Information


Your document must be scanned and saved to your computer or thumb drive (save as Degree). Go to > Job Postings > Select Job> Enter Applicant Login Information> choose My Career Tools (located at the top of the page)
Choose Cover Letters and Attachments
Select Add Attachments
For Attachment Type: choose Reference Attachment, then select Add Attachment link
Select the Browse button; you will then be able to attach the saved Degree from your computer. Select Upload. Click 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 in advance of the examination.

Closing Date/Time: 07/11/2024

Base Pay


Job Address

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