2024-03-14 2024-04-18

Industrial Commercial Water Conservation Representative

City of Fresno
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Fresno, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 89260
  • Organization Website
    Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Fresno, California
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 89260
  • Organization Website

SALARY: $5,242 - $6,305/mo.

FILING DEADLINE: Open until filled

THE POSITION
The Department of Public Utilities Water Division is looking for an energetic individual with excellent communication and presentation skills to join a vigorous team that is striving to raise awareness and preservation of our precious water resources. The Industrial/Commercial Water Conservation Representative performs journey level field and office duties involving extensive public contact, such as; assisting industrial, commercial, governmental and institutional water users to implement effective water conservation measures and enforcement of the provisions of the Fresno Municipal Code and State of California regulations. Is responsible for interactions with Commercial, Industrial, and Institutional (CII) customers, performing conservation surveys, investigating reports of water waste, and assisting with rebate field checks. Will also market the program and advise customers in the use of water conservation measures. This position is a resource to Water Conservation Representatives and coordinates new employee training. Will also market the program and advise customers in the use of water conservation measures. Incumbents may be assigned to work any eight hour shift and may be required to work holidays and weekends.

One vacancy currently exists within the Water Division of the Department of Public Utilities. 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.

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.

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in environmental science, engineering, or related field AND Two years of experience performing commercial and/or industrial water conservation audits or plant management and engineering. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

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.

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.

Possession of a valid California Driver's License may be required at time of appointment.

THE EXAMINATION PROCESS
The examination process may consist of the following:

Application review - Qualifying Only: Applications which meet the minimum qualifications will be reviewed and a limited number of the most qualified candidates will be invited to the Oral Examination. Selection of the most qualified candidates will be based upon those applications demonstrating 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 evaluation.

Oral Exam – 100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral examination to evaluate a candidate’s knowledge of: water/wastewater regulations, policies, and procedures; industrial and commercial water reuse, recycling, and reclamation systems, practices and methods; inspection methods of commercial and industrial facilities; oral and written communication skills; and principles of good customer service and any other skills required for this position. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.

The oral examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of January 29, 2024.

BENEFITS: 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) days per year.

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: To reimburse retirement medical insurance and qualified medical expenses.

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

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE
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.

EOE
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.

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.

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