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SALARY: $6079 – $7354.00/mo.

FILING DEADLINE:  opened until filled


The City of Fresno is currently recruiting for a dynamic Airport Operations Supervisor.

Under supervision from the Airports Operations Manager, incumbents perform advanced and complex duties related to Airport operations management, inspections and compliance; plans, coordinates, supervises and evaluates the work of assigned staff; maintains department compliance  and monitors  and interpret a variety of federal, state and local airport regulations for updates, policy changes and new regulations.  Monitors and inspects the airfield, terminal, perimeter, grounds and personnel to ensure compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and Airport rules and regulations, and reports deficient conditions for correction.

The current vacancy exists in the Airport/Operations Department located at the Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT). 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 for up to a maximum of two years at the City’s discretion. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months.


As required by Emergency Order 2021-02, section 7.8, newly hired City employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before appointment or onboarding with the City. The City will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination.

TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have:

– Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management, Aviation Science, Airport Management, or closely related field;


– Two (2) years of experience in airports operations, which includes compliance and facility inspections. Acceptable experience is defined as working at a FAR Part 139 airport performing duties associated with compliance for Part 139 and Part 1542 regulations.

A copy of degree or college transcripts must be uploaded and included in your on-line application for verification of meeting the educational requirement. Applicants lacking the documentation may be rejected.

The selected eligible candidates certified will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint prior to employment with the City of Fresno, and sign a confidentiality agreement.

Possession of a valid driver’s license is required at time of appointment. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License is required within sixty (60) days of appointment.
Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver’s license and current copy of their driving record.

The examination process may consist of the following:

APPLICATION REVIEW – Qualifying only: Applications may be evaluated to select a limited number of the most qualified candidates to participate in the Oral Examination. The selection will be based upon those applications demonstrating the greatest breadth and depth of applicable training, experience and education. 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 exam to evaluate each candidate’s training, experience and personal traits for the position. Candidates must achieve a passing score in their oral examination to achieve placement on the eligible list.

The Oral Examination is tentatively scheduled for the week of March 21, 2022.

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.

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.

UNIT 13 Classification – City of Fresno Professional Employees Association (FCPEA)

RETIREMENT: Fresno City Retirement System, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other public California systems. The City does not participate in Social Security. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service.
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: Increase your retirement savings with The City’s 457 plan.
ADMINISTRATION LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year.
ANNUAL LEAVE: Nineteen (19) days per year of Annual Leave with cash out provisions.
HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and one (1) personal day.
LIFE INSURANCE: Benefit equal to annual salary; premium paid by The City of Fresno.
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.

Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at

Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP)
• DROP is an optional, voluntary program that allows you to have your retirement benefits deposited in a special savings account within your Retirement System all while you continue to work for the City of Fresno.
• To participate you must be at least age 50 with 5 years of service
• Benefits include:
• Ownership of DROP account monies
• Compound interest earnings
• Alternative distribution options

APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT 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.