SALARY: $6,565 - $7,953/month
DEADLINE: RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR UNTIL A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME.
City of Fresno is currently recruiting for the position of Historic
Preservation Specialist. Under general
direction, the Historic Preservation Specialist coordinates the City's historic
preservation program. Responsible for the identification, evaluation,
documentation and registration of significant archeological and historic
are responsible for developing, interpreting, implementing, and enforcing
policy and methods related to historic preservation. Incumbents are responsible
for identification, evaluation, documentation, registration, planning,
education and treatment programs and activities designed to protect the City's
significant archeological and historic properties. Incumbents must demonstrate
the ability to work well with a wide diversity of groups. This Historic
Preservation Specialist will review properties for eligibility to the local,
State and National Register of Historic Places, draft nomination forms, provide
oversight to architectural survey contracts, perform cultural resources
database management, and provide recommendations regarding preservation review.
vacancy exists in the Planning and Development 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.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
All newly hired and current City employees are required to comply with
Administrative Order 6-30 “Employee Covid-19 Safety Protocols.” For more
information, please visit: Personnel Services | Policies and MOU’s (fresno.gov)
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.
of a graduate degree in architectural history, art history, historic
preservation, or closely related field, with coursework in American
architectural history OR graduation from an accredited college or university
with a Bachelor’s Degree in architectural history, art history, historic
preservation or a closely related field;
AND two years of full-time experience in research, writing, or teaching in
American architectural history or restoration architecture with an academic
institution, historical organization or agency, museum, or other professional
of a graduate degree in history or closely related field OR graduation from an
accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in History; AND at
least two years of full-time experience in research, writing, teaching,
interpretation, or other demonstrable professional activity with an academic
institution, historic organization or agency, museum, or other professional
institution OR substantial contribution through research and publication to the
body of scholarly knowledge in the field of history.
copy of degree or college transcripts must be uploaded and included in your
on-line application for verification of requirement.
of a valid California Driver’s License at time of appointment. Incumbents in
this classification must meet the minimum professional qualifications pursuant
to. Code of Federal Regulations, 36 CFR Part 61. Candidates considered for hire must provide
proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving
in this classification must meet the minimum professional qualifications
pursuant to Code of Federal Regulations, 36 CFR Part 61.
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.
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 Examination -
100%: A panel of subject matter experts
will conduct a job-related oral examination to evaluate a candidate's knowledge
of: historic preservation; methods and procedures of historic preservation
planning such as; National Register of Historic Places, evaluation,
environmental review, grants, technical preservation services, survey,
archeology, public information and/or curation of historic properties; applicable Federal, State, and local laws,
codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, rules and regulations; technical,
legal, and historic resources management practices and procedures as they apply
to architectural history and Historic Preservation; ability to establish and
maintain effective working relationships with businesses, planners, civic
groups, governmental agencies and the public.
must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list.
oral examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of: September 19, 2022.
BENEFITS: UNIT 13 Classification – City of Fresno
Professional Employees Association (CFPEA)
3% salary increase, effective June 19, 2023
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.
MANAGEMENT LEAVE: 60 hours per fiscal year for exempt employees.
ANNUAL LEAVE: Accrue 15.5 hours per month with cash out
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.
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
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
regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at
HOW TO APPLY
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
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.
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
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.