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Open Date: 19-SEP-2023
Close Date: 03-OCT-2023

Position Description
This is your opportunity to become a member of an extraordinary organization and a dynamic team at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport as an Airports Planning Manager. Under administrative direction, administers FAA regulations, develops and manages programs related to facility planning, capital improvement projects, federal grant management, environmental planning, security requirements and noise abatement; coordinates assigned activities with other divisions, departments, and outside agencies; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Director. The current vacancy exists in the Airports Department located at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT). This is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the will of the Department Director.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
UNIT 14 Classification: City of Management Employee Association (CFMEA) 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. BILINGUAL PREMIUM: PAY: $100 per month 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 further consideration: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, urban planning, architecture, engineering, construction management, economics, or a related field. AND Four years of responsible supervisory experience in administering on and off airport capital improvement programs, FAA regulations, design and construction administration. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of two years. Licensed as an Architect or Registration as a Professional Engineer by the State of California is preferred. 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. INSTRUCTIONS – How to attach a Degree/Transcripts 1. Scan, save and upload your certificate to your personal drive. 2. Log back into PeopleSoft Self Service, Careers. Choose the link titled Airports Public Safety Officer (PPT). 3. Under “Career Tools”, click on Cover letters and Attachments. 4. Click on +Add attachments. 5. For “Attachment Type”, choose Certificate. 6. For “Attachment Purpose”, enter the name of the certificate 7. Click on Add attachment. 8. Click on Save and Return. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License at time of appointment. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver’s license and a current copy of their driving record.

Additional Requirements
Individuals considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno. The final selected (eligible candidates certified) will be required to successfully pass a TSA Security Threat Assessment, Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprinting process and an extensive background investigation before being eligible for hire with the City of Fresno, along with clearing a second fingerprinting process with the Department of Justice.

Selection Process
Interested and qualified applicants must submit an official City of Fresno application on-line. Applications may be submitted at 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, completed applications will be reviewed and a select group of candidates will be invited to interview. Inquiries should be directed to: Stephanie Rendon, Senior Human Resources Analyst (559) 621-6935 2600 Fresno Street Fresno, CA 93721-3614

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 web site.