County of Fresno
Fresno, CA, USA
Fresno County's Department of Public Works and Planning has an excellent career opportunity for hard working, licensed professionals interested in applying for an Architect position. Architects are primarily responsible for the development and preparation of drawings and specifications for capital improvement projects, developing project budgets before a project begins and administering the approved budget throughout the completion of projects, and reviewing construction and contract bids. 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: Please click here to review the Samples of Duties. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Please click here to review the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Registration: Possession of a valid Architect License issued by the California Architect Board. License: Possession of a valid Class "C" driver's license, or equivalent. TO PREVENT THE DISQUALIFICATION OF YOUR APPLICATION, PLEASE NOTE: 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) may 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 (Architecture, Engineering, etc.). Failure to completely list education within the job application may disqualify the applicant from consideration. Valid driver's license number must be listed on your application. Failure to provide this number on your application will result in your application not being accepted. A Comprehensive Resume must be attached or submitted and received by the closing date/time or your application will not be accepted. You must either 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 Architect License issued by the California Architect Board 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. SELECTION PROCESS: Depending on the number of applicants meeting the minimum qualifications and filing requirements, applicants may be scheduled for one or more of the processes listed below. Written Examination 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 (and may be extended up to an additional 12 months) and certified in final rank order as vacancies occur. REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: Fresno County Employment Application (must be current, complete, and accurate; amendments will not be allowed after the filing deadline) Comprehensive Resume, You may attach a copy of your resume to your online application or fax a copy to (559) 455-4788, attn: Salvador Espino. Your resume must be received by the closing date/time of this recruitment or your application will not be accepted. Copy of your Architect License, issued by the California Architect Board. 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. HOW TO APPLY: Applications for this recruitment must be submitted online only. The online application may be found at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/fresnoca 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: https://www.governmentjobs.com/Applications/Index/fresnoca 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.