Full Time Position (City of Fresno)
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City of Fresno
POSITION: Budget Analyst
SALARY: $3,600 - $4,700/mo.
FILING DEADLINE: MARCH 2, 2004
POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE
The Budget Analyst is a journey level class in which incumbents perform
analytical, budgetary, and fiscal administration duties for an assigned
budget unit or group of departments, and complete special projects on a
City-wide basis. One vacancy currently exists in the Budget and
Studies Division of the Finance Department.
NOTE: These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and
not assure a place on the eligible list. Applicants must meet the minimum
qualifications on or before the posted final filing date in order to
qualify. TO QUALIFY: an applicant must have: Graduation from an
college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration,
Public Administration, or closely related field; and one year of
in budget development or fiscal administration. SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION:
Applicants must submit a completed supplemental application in addition to
the City of Fresno application. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT(S): Possession of a
valid Class C California driver's license at time of appointment.
The selection process may consist of the following parts:
APPLICATION REVIEW - Qualifying Only: Applications which meet the minimum
qualifications will be submitted to an Application Review Panel. The
will select a limited number of the most qualified candidates for a final
interview with appointing authorities. Selection of the most qualified
candidates will be based upon those applications and supplementals which
demonstrate the greatest breadth and depth of applicable education,
experience, skills and training. Therefore, applicants are urged to
sufficiently detailed information in their application materials for a
ORAL INTERVIEW - 100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct
job-related oral interviews to evaluate a candidate's training,
and personal traits for the position. Candidates must achieve a passing
score to qualify for the eligible list. The oral interviews are
scheduled for the week of March 29, 2004.
Those candidates who are recommended for further consideration will be
scheduled for a final interview with appointing authorities.
Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for
period of six (6) months from the date of promulgation.
EXAM ID#: 125045/016/02/17/04/RLR
PERSONNEL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
2600 Fresno St., First Floor, Fresno, CA 93721-3614
For application information call (559) 621-6950 Jobline (559) 621-6999
Should you feel you need special accommodations due to a qualifying
disability, please contact Personnel Services Department in advance of the
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
WE WELCOME APPLICANTS OF ANY RACE, GENDER, RELIGION, ANCESTRY OR
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
All statements made on applications are subject to investigation and
verification. False statements will be cause for disqualification,
from the eligible list, or discharge from employment.
THE EMPLOYMENT PROCESS
As a potential applicant for employment, you are about to participate in a
series of events collectively called the employment process. Because the
goal of the employment process is to obtain qualified candidates to fill
City positions, examinations are generally administered to each applicant.
These examinations are conducted in a variety of ways, yet they share a
common purpose--to test applicants for knowledge, skills, and abilities
required to perform the duties and responsibilities of the job.
The employment process occurs in several stages which are described below:
$ Application. Prospective employees must submit an application and other
documents required as specified in the examination announcement by 5 p.m.
the final filing date for any scheduled examination. Final filing dates
vary for different jobs and are listed on the front of each examination
announcement. Separate applications must be submitted for each job title.
$ Examination. Applicants who meet the qualification standards on or
the posted final filing date are notified to take an examination or
combination of examinations as indicated on the examination announcement.
Examination scores determine standing on eligible lists.
$ Eligible Lists. Eligible lists contain names, in descending order of
scores, of applicants who have obtained passing scores in the examination
process. Open eligible lists (not limited to City employees) are valid
a maximum of three years. Separate eligible lists are established for
$ Selection. Pursuant to Civil Service Regulations, most vacancies may be
filled from among the top seven candidates on the appropriate eligible
$ Medical Examination. Certain positions may require a pre-employment
medical examination, including laboratory testing, drug screening and/or
psychological examination. This examination will be administered by a
physician. Candidates are cautioned not to quit or give notice to present
employers until the medical examination if required, has been completed
$ Appointment. All new employees are required to sign various forms as
related to City employment. At this time candidates are also
prior to employment. All new employees hired by the City must verify
identity and entitlement to work in the United States by providing
documentation required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
$ Probationary Period. Employees serve a probationary period, ranging
6 months to 18 months. If performance is not satisfactory, employee may
terminated without recourse during the probationary period.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE REGULATIONS
For open examinations, qualified veterans who pass the examination(s) may
obtain five (5) additional points.
Candidates applying for veteran=s preference are required to submit a copy
of their DD214 with their application. Evidence must be presented to
indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military
Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable
for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested.
Veteran's preference credits are not given for promotional examinations.
Reserve duty and National Guard duty does not generally qualify for
$ Retirement benefits-are provided by the City's retirement systems and
reciprocity with all CalPERS Systems. Each permanent employee becomes a
member upon employment and contributes to the fund. Contributions plus
interest may be withdrawn upon termination. A DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN
available to City Employees. A DEFERRED RETIREMENT OPTION PROGRAM
is also available at retirement age.
$ Holidays observed are- January 1st; 3rd Monday, January; 3rd Monday,
February; last Monday, May; July 4th; 1st Monday, September, Labor Day;
Veteran's Day; Thanksgiving Day and day after, November; December 25th;
employee's birthday; two personal business days; and any day or part of a
day declared by the Council to be a holiday. Holiday credit may vary for
police and fire employees.
$ Group Insurance-The City of Fresno contributes a fixed amount toward
employee's medical, vision and dental premiums.
$ Leave accumulation
Vacation-accumulation and accrual limits vary by bargaining unit. An
employee becomes eligible for vacation with pay after the completion of
(6) months of continuous service.
Sick-with pay, accumulation unlimited. Accumulation and eligibility for
usage varies by bargaining unit.
Annual leave-persons employed in this position accrue 15.5 hrs/mo (1-10
yrs), 18.83 hrs/mo (10 + yrs).
$ Credit Union Available.
FILING OF APPLICATIONS
$ Application forms may be obtained from Personnel Services Department,
Fresno Street, First Floor, Fresno, 93721-3614, or by calling
$ Submit application with necessary documents to above address before 5:00
p.m. on or before the last day to file shown on the front of this