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at Fresno County

Pay: $95498.00 to $116116.00/year
Salary : $45.91 - $55.83 Hourly $3,673.00 - $4,466.00 Biweekly $7,958.17 - $9,676.33 Monthly $95,498.00 - $116,116.00 Annually
Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Reference #: 2072921

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Opening Date/Time: Wed. 05/09/18 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$45.91 - $55.83 Hourly
$3,673.00 - $4,466.00 Biweekly
$7,958.17 - $9,676.33 Monthly
$95,498.00 - $116,116.00 Annually
Job Type:Permanent
Department:Public Works & Planning

The Fresno County Department of Public Works and Planning is currently offering exciting career opportunities for experienced engineering professionals for the position of Supervising Engineer.

The Supervising Engineer, reporting to a division manager, plans, directs, and manages the operations of a section or sections in the Department of Public Works and Planning. Responsibilities include planning, directing and supervising staff engaged in a variety of professional and technical civil engineering duties. Supervisory duties include selecting, training, developing, assigning and reviewing work; evaluating and disciplining subordinate staff; and communicating division policy and objectives to staff.

The current Supervising Engineer vacancies exist in the following divisions:
Design Division: The Design Division is responsible for the preparation of plans, specifications, and contract documents for various Public Works projects; traffic and transportation programs and studies; various public infrastructure facilities, consultant oversight, and handling the County's real property transactions. The division forms County Service Areas and Underground Utility Districts.

Road Maintenance Division:  The Road Maintenance Division is responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of 3,488 miles of roadways and 550 bridges.  The Division is also responsible for all traffic engineering studies, sign shop operations, encroachment permits, transportation permits and traffic control plans.
Note: The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill both extra-help and permanently allocated positions. Individuals selected for extra-help appointment may be transitioned to a permanently allocated position at a later date as authorized by the Fresno County Personnel Rules.

Positions in this classification are in Medical Group III - Heavy Physical Activity. This group includes positions which require heavy physical effort using arms, legs, back and trunk in frequent lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing (or offering resistance equivalent to) over 25 pounds. Generally, considerable bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, as well as standing and walking are involved. Physical stamina is usually required and explosive strength using bursts of energy may be required, depending upon specific position assignments.

Eligible candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

 Samples of Duties:

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 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
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 Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Possession of a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering that is acceptable within the United States' accredited college or university system.

Experience:  Five (5) years of full-time, paid civil engineering work  experience equivalent to that gained as an Engineer with the County of Fresno, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity over professional engineering staff.
Registration:  Possession of a valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
License:  Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent, may be required.


  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for this position by the filing deadline.
  • A completed Fresno County employment application is required; (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of a completed employment application.
  • Please fully list your work experience; including current position. Failure to list current, complete, and accurate education/work experience within the job application (including employment with the County of Fresno) will result in the disqualification of your application.
  • In the Education section of your application, please provide complete information for each school attended. Please provide the school's name, school's location, the type and number of units earned (semester or quarter), and which major or program was completed (Engineering, Architecture, etc.). Failure to completely list education within the job application will disqualify the applicant from consideration.
  • College/University transcripts may be requested to verify completion of qualifying degree.
  • If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted. Documentation must be provided by the closing date/time of this recruitment. You may attach a copy to your online employment application, fax a copy to (559) 455-4788 Attn: Salvador Espino, or hand deliver a copy to our office. Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.
  • A copy of your valid Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists must be submitted with your application or your application will NOT be accepted.  Documentation must be provided by the closing date and time of this recruitment.  You may either attach a copy to your online application, fax a copy to (559) 455-4788 attn: Salvador Espino, or hand deliver a copy to our office.  Late submission of documentation will not be accepted.


Depending upon the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for the process listed below:

  • Oral Examination - An oral examination includes a panel consisting of at least two members within a similar field of expertise as the vacancy. Candidates are asked structured questions and must respond orally to allow the panel to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant.

Successful candidates will be placed on an employment list, effective for a minimum of 3 months (may be extended up to an additional 12 months), and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur.

  • Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline).
  • Copy of your Certificate of Registration as a Civil Engineer issued by the  State of California, Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
Please note: All required application materials must be received online via our website by the filing deadline. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted. Postmarks will not be accepted. Resumes and attachments are not accepted in lieu of application materials.

Applications for this recruitment must be submitted online only. The online application may be found at
Open Job Information Flyer and click "Apply" to begin the online application process. Failure to complete the job application or failure to follow the application instructions may result in the disqualification of the applicant. Amendments will not be accepted after the filing deadline.
Once the filing deadline has passed, you may check the status of this recruitment at any time by logging on to:
Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to notify Human Resources of any mailing address and telephone number changes. Notices sent via U.S. mail from Human Resources are not forwarded ("Return Service" is requested, therefore mail will not be sent to a forwarding address).
The County of Fresno is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Fresno County to provide employment opportunity for all qualified persons. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, or denial of medical and family care leave, or any other non-job-related factor.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS - The County of Fresno is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to applicants as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA). Qualified individuals with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation during the application, examination or selection process may contact Human Resources at (559) 600-1830 at least five days prior to the scheduled date or deadline.


Analyst: Salvador Espino