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Instrumentation Technician

SALARY: $4,684 - $5,691/mo.
FILING DEADLINE: Midnight – 04/15/2021
Under supervision, incumbents assist in the installation, alteration, maintenance, repair, and calibration of a variety of process instrumentation equipment used for Water or Wastewater Treatment facilities. The ideal candidate will be skilled in performing repairs on Programmable Logic Controlled equipment and demonstrate an aptitude and experience working with flow, level, temperature, and pressure measuring devices that impact process control.
An Instrumentation Technician may be promoted to Instrumentation Specialist after one year of experience and upon the recommendation of the appointing authority.
Vacancies currently exist in the Department of Public Utilities, Water and Wastewater Divisions.  Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of six (6) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period at the City's discretion. Should the competitive process be suspended for this recruitment, the eligibility list may be limited to three (3) months.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule 
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.
VACATION LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 6 months.
SICK LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days.
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.
SHORT TERM DISABILITY: Provided through California SDI program.
Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at
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:
One (1) year of experience as an electronic technician; or one (1) year performing industrial electrical work; or completion of 15 semester units of electronics or closely related course work from an accredited college, university, or vocational training program.
Eligibles certified for consideration for hire 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 is required at time 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: 
Written Examination 100%: A job related written examination may be administered which may test a candidate's knowledge, training, and experience for the position.
The written examination has been tentatively scheduled for the week of: May 10, 2021.
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.
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.
APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE CLICK ON THE GREEN APPLY EXTERNALLY BUTTON. 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.