2467 Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I

Recruitment #CCT-2467-901020



Amended on 2/18/2016 to reflect changes in the selection process

Amended on 3/8/2016 to reflect changes in the selection process

Under supervision, a Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I at the Department of Public Health performs general diagnostic imaging procedures on all age groups for outpatient, inpatient and emergency/ trauma patients, including gastrointestinal (GI), genitourinary (GU), skeletal, thoracic and trauma imaging procedures; assesses general patient condition; documents medical and department records of procedures and events; transports patients; assists radiologists in the administration of contrast media; and assists in the training of student imaging technologists. Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Possession of a valid certificate issued by the State of California as a Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT); AND
  2. Certification in, and current registration with, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); AND
  3. Possession of a valid permit in Fluoroscopy equipment issued by California Department of Public Health; AND
  4. Certification in Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirements by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Patrick Cheng, by telephone at 415-554-2919, or by email at Patrick.Cheng@sfdph.org.

Verification of Experience: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verification 
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Verification of Education:

 Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Selection Plan

Training and Experience Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation (Weight: 80%):

Candidates will be prompted to complete a supplemental questionnaire as part of the online employment application. The Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to measure your experience performing job related duties and your knowledge, skills and/or abilities in job-related areas which may include, but not be limited to: knowledge of radiologic science, patient positioning, radiation safety practices and regulations (California Code of Regulations Title 17), body substance precautions, body mechanics;  knowledge of California Code of Regulations Title 22; knowledge of preventative and safety standards in compliance with federal, state and departmental standards; knowledge of medical information technology systems; ability to perform diagnostic imaging procedures on all age groups; ability to assess general patient condition and effectively care for patients’ needs; ability to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); ability to perform venipuncture; ability to perform advanced procedures in advanced modalities as assigned; ability to adhere to preventive and safety standards to limit exposure to radiation, accidents, health hazards and disagreeable elements; ability to maintain clinical competency and pertinent continuing education; ability to perform the full range of body motion, manual dexterity and eye hand coordination; ability to stand, walk or sit for extensive periods of time; ability to lift and carry heavy items; ability to communicate, interact and resolve problems with patients, physicians, coworkers, students and other customers; ability to maintain efficient workflow; ability to adapt to changing technologies; ability to verbally provide and exchange information and express ideas in a clear, concise and effective manner; ability to communicate in writing in a clear, concise and easily understandable manner; this also refers to the ability to prepare accurate form reports; read and understand written instruction; and to communicate information clearly and effectively in writing; ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds including patrons, volunteers and co-workers.

Job Experience Credit (JEC) Questionnaire (Weight: 20%):

The supplemental questionnaire will also contain questions that are designed to determine whether applicants possess the minimum qualifications and creditable work experience for Class 2467 Diagnostic Imagining Technologist I.  Only those candidates who obtain a passing score on the Training and Experience Supplemental Questionnaire Evaluation will be given credit for the (JEC).All relevant experience, education and/or training must be described in the work experience and/or education sections of the application and Supplemental Questionnaire at the time of filing in order to be reviewed in the scoring process. Candidate responses on the Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be changed once submitted.

A passing score must be achieved in order to be placed on the Eligible List. Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

Candidate scores on this examination may also be applied to other announcements involving other job titles, when directed by the Human Resources Director.


The City and County of San Francisco continuously accepts applications for Class 2467 Diagnostic Imaging Technologist I.

Names of successful candidates will be added to the existing eligible list with an eligibility period of twelve (12) months. Candidates are not allowed to reapply during their 12 months eligibility period. Names are removed from the continuous list at the end of the eligibility period. Candidates do not have the option to automatically extend their eligibility. If you with to reapply after your eligibility expires, return to this announcement and follow the instructions in the How to Apply section. Please note, reapplying is not permitted while your name is still on the eligible list.

Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score on the Supplemental Questionnaire. Please note, additional names may be added to the eligible list periodically; candidates names will be merged into the existing eligible list. Final scores will be valid for twelve (12) months.

Eligible List: The eligible list resulting from this examination is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission. The duration of eligibility resulting from this examination process will be 12 months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

Certification: The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of Ten Scores. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Each member of our organization is responsible and accountable for what they say and do to make San Francisco an inclusive and equitable place to live and work by employing fair and just practices to and for all.

Valid licensure as a requirement to perform the job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment. Please refer to the list of issuing agencies below:

For a Fluoroscopy permit or CRT certificate: http://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/default.aspx

For ARRT certification: https://www.arrt.org

Note on ICARE: DPH employees are expected to demonstrate world class care in alignment with ZSFG’s caring framework, ICARE (I-Introduce, C-Connect, A-Ask, R-Respond, E-Exit)

Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR): The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.

Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing.
Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a FaceFitting Respirator.

Requests: Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at:

Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:

Information about Job Experience Credit can be found at:http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#JobExperience

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents: Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work: All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Terms of Announcement and Appeal Rights: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations.  [Note: The correction of clerical errors in an announcement may be posted on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.] The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4.  Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination announcement.  Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving announcements, applications and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at http://sfgov.org/civilservice/rules

Exam Type:  Entrance
Issued:  June 30, 2015
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 901020
DPH/ PC/ 415-554-2919 


All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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