Labor Relations Manager

City of Fresno


Fresno, CA 93721


$99,492 – $124,368
per year

Under general direction, the Labor Relations Manager plans, coordinates, and manages the activities of the Labor Relations Division of the Department of Personnel Services. The Labor Relations Division has as its primary responsibility the negotiation and administration of memoranda of understanding with 12 employee organizations. The Labor Relations Manager acts as the chief negotiator for the City in labor negotiations and advises City management in the disposition of employer/employee matters. This is an unclassified position in which the incumbent serves at the will of the Department Director.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to assure compliance with the City Charter, Municipal Code, Civil Service Rules, equal employment opportunity objectives, and applicable laws, rules and regulations.


Job Requirements

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Political Science, or a closely related field; and four years of professional labor relations, human resources, or related experience which included, or is supplemented by, one year at the supervisory level. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to a maximum of two years.

**Applicants must submit a copy of their diploma or transcripts in the on-line application. Applications lacking the certificate may be rejected.**

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 and satisfactorily complete a Department of Justice fingerprinting.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants must submit an official City of Fresno application on-line.

Applications may be submitted at 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.

After the final filing date, completed applications will be reviewed and a select group of candidates will be invited to interview.

Inquiries should be directed to:

Bill Merryman, Senior Human Resources Analyst

(559) 621-6950

2600 Fresno Street

Fresno, California 93721-3614