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Postby soniaf » Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:20 pm

SALARY: $5,124 – $6,203/month
FILING DEADLINE: midnight 11/14/18

Survey Party Chief is the supervisory level in the Survey Party series. Incumbents supervise and train a crew of personnel involved in survey and lay-out work on engineering and mapping projects in the field.

One vacancy currently exists in the Public Works Department; however, immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) 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 eligibility list may be limited to 3 months.


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.

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for participation in the examination process:

Possession of a High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent and successful completion of coursework in algebra, geometry, trigonometry and surveying and three (3) years of experience equivalent to that gained as a Survey Party Technician with the City of Fresno. Two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be substituted for the required coursework.

NOTE: Applicants must attach a copy of coursework for verification of educational requirements if that component is being used to meet the minimum qualifications.

Eligibles certified for consideration for hire will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint prior to employment with the City of Fresno.

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.

The selection process may consist of the following:

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 following areas: principals, practices, terminology and instruments used in surveying; methods of site layout surveys and property boundary surveys; calculating and compiling engineering data and statistics; supervising and training subordinate personnel; efficient use of applicable software programs; interpersonal relations; or other topics related to a candidate’s training, experience and qualifications for the position of Survey Party Chief. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.

The Oral Exam date is tentatively scheduled for week of DECEMBER 3, 2018.

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.

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.

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