REAL ESTATE FINANCE SPECIALIST II
SALARY: $4,475 – $5,386 per month
FILING DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
RECRUITMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR UNTIL A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED. Recruitment may close at any time.
Under supervision, the Real Estate Finance Specialist II perform specialized work processing real estate loan/grant packages for rehabilitation, homebuyer and development projects. The incumbent will interview and assist applicants in completing application forms for housing rehabilitation, homebuyer and development projects; disseminate program information; may make oral presentations to individuals or groups; review applications and gather documentation; analyze information to verify applicant eligibility for loan/grant programs; and will determine which programs and funding sources are best suited to individual cases.
-Notary Public Preferred
-Experience with home improvement and/or homebuyer loans preferred.
One vacancy currently exists in the Finance Department. 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. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months.
Conditions of Employment
The following applies to applicants who apply on or after 10/14/2021: As required by Emergency Order 2021-02, section 7.8, newly hired City employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before appointment or onboarding with the City. The City will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request of the agency a legally required exception from this requirement.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
UNIT 3 Classification – The Fresno City Employees Association, Inc. (FCEA)
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: Boost 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.
Bilingual Pay: $100.00 per month. This position may require bilingual abilities depending on community needs.
Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at www.fresno.gov.
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 year of experience as a Real Estate Finance Specialist I with the City of Fresno; OR, Twenty-four semester units of accredited college or university course work in Real Estate or Finance, or related field; and two years of experience directly related to loan processing, property rehabilitation, escrow procedures, financial accounting, real estate transactions, or related fields. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on the basis of twelve semester units equals one year of experience.
A copy of college transcripts must be uploaded and included in your on-line application for verification of requirement. Applicants lacking the documentation may be rejected if relying upon education to meet the Minimum Requirements.
The 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.
Possession of a valid California Driver’s License may be required at time of appointment.
The examination process may consist of the following:
ORAL EXAMINATION – 100%: A panel of subject matter experts will conduct a job-related oral exam to evaluate a candidate’s Knowledge of real estate loan practices and procedures for processing residential and commercial property loans. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Candidates must achieve a passing score on the oral exam to qualify for the eligible list.
Veteran Preference Regulations
Qualified veterans who pass the examination may obtain five (5) additional points.
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.
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.
To Apply for this Position
APPLICANTS MUST 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 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.