3232 Marina Assistant

Recruitment #PBT-3232-082778

Introduction

This is a Position Based Test conducted in accordance with Civil Service Commission Rule 111A.

The Port of San Francisco is an enterprise agency of the City and County of San Francisco and is governed by a Commission of five members appointed by the Mayor. The Port Commission is responsible for overseeing a broad range of waterfront commercial, maritime, and public access facilities that are held in public trust for the people of California. The Port’s jurisdiction covers approximately 7.5 miles of waterfront land from Heron's Head Park, near Hunter’s Point in the southern part of San Francisco, to Fisherman’s Wharf in the northern part of the City.

The Port’s diverse business portfolio includes over 550 ground, commercial, retail, office, industrial and maritime industrial leases including cargo shipping, ship repair, excursion boats, ferry boats, fishing and fish processing/distribution, tourism, filming, harbor services, and cruise-shipping. With some of the most modern and flexible shipping-terminal facilities on the West Coast, as well as naturally deep water, the Port can handle just about any type of cargo, including containers, break-bulk, neo-bulk, automobiles, and project cargoes.

The Port of San Francisco has some of the most internationally recognized landmarks such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, the Exploratorium, the Ferry Building and AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team. With some of the most unique and historic properties, the Port is home to a variety of tenants and uses.

The Port Commission over the last five decades has led a remarkable transformation of the Port; maintaining its industrial maritime heritage while developing new uses, including commercial and public activities, that have helped San Francisco remain one of the most visited and popular cities on the globe.

Position Description

Under general supervision, a Marina Assistant is responsible for patrolling and providing security for marina owned facilities and equipment including private boats berthed at the marina; performing routine maintenance of plumbing, electrical and structural systems of wooden docks and related facilities; interacting with a variety of people on issues related to boating safety and law, marina rules and regulations, and enforcing ordinances, laws and regulations governing the use and safety of the marina.

 

Essential functions include but are not limited to:

1. Patrols the Marina and Yacht Harbor to prevent vandalism and damage to property; provides protection to yachtsmen; registers watchman's clock at established stations during each round.

2. Inspects floats and berthing areas to prevent encroach-ments and obstructions that might endanger navigation.

3. Checks boats in assigned berths for proper and adequate securing, and takes corrective action as required; may be required to operate the harbor patrol boat in support of other City departments.

4. While patrolling harbor facilities, Enforces City and County ordinances relating to the Marina. May assign berths to permanent and transient lessees.

5. Inspects harbor facilities for damage or hazardous conditions and prepares work lists and work orders as required.

6. Performs minor routine maintenance on facilities and related equipment; performs routine maintenance of plumbing, electrical and structural systems of wooden docks and related facilities.

7.  Prepares weekly time records and other reports as directed.

8. Collects and accounts for monies paid for permanent and temporary berth rentals.

9.  Provides a visible presence to prevent theft and acts of vandalism.

10.   Interacts with a variety of people on issues related to boating safety and law, marina rules and regulations, weather and tourist information.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

1. One year (2000 hours) of verifiable experience in the operation of a marina yacht harbor, commercial fishing harbor, or equivalent. Such experience MUST have specifically included: patrolling and inspecting docks and facilities; performing routine electrical, plumbing and mechanical maintenance; general use of hand and power tools and pumps; routine report writing; operation of small sail, power/non-power driven craft; AND

2. Possession of a valid Standard First Aid Certificate (SFA) (Possession of a valid Standard First Aid Certificate (SFA) is required within three months of appointment.); AND

3. Possession of a valid California driver's license; AND

4. Possession of a valid Basic Water Rescue Certificate or Lifeguard Certificate. (Possession of either a Basic Water Rescue Certificate or a Lifeguard Certificate is required within six months of appointment.)

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

A. This position may require incumbents to work shifts, weekends and holidays; operate marina patrol boats while performing security, maintenance or towing duties; swim in deep water; administer CPR, and first aid; work in adverse weather conditions; and lift up to 50 lbs.

B. Incumbents will be required to obtain either a Basic Water Rescue Certificate or a Lifeguard Certificate within four months of appointment.

C. Maintaining the required certificates after appointment is a condition of employment.

TWIC Card

This position requires that the incumbent be qualified for unescorted access to the Port’s Maritime Transportation System (MTS). An application for a TWIC card may be submitted after employment has commenced. Employment in this position requires that the incumbent undergo a criminal history check, immigration check and terrorist threat assessment, including FBI fingerprints, in order to determine eligibility for security clearance. The incumbent must submit an application for, successfully acquire and maintain a TWIC card. Per Civil Service Rule 110.9.1, every applicant must possess and maintain the qualifications required by law and by the announcement for this examination. Failure to acquire or maintain a TWIC card, a requirement for this position, may be the basis for termination from employment with the Port Commission. Note: TWIC requirements and procedures are located in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, 49 U.S.C. 114, 40113, and 49 U.S.C. 5103a.

 

 

 

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being 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 announcement PBT-3232-082778
• 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.

Please contact Lynee Atkins at (415) 274-0441, or by email at Lynee.Atkins@sfport.com
if you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process.


Verification
:
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements

 Applicants who have obtained education from a foreign college or university must provide a Foreign Transcript Evaluation letter from a National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES) approved agency. A list of approved agencies can be found at: http://www.naces.org

 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 Procedures

Written Multiple Choice Examination (Weight: 100%):

Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in a multiple choice exam designed to measure knowledge, skills and/or abilities in job-related areas which may include but not limited to: knowledge of routine maintenance of electrical, plumbing, mechanical and structural systems; knowledge of regulations and codes relating to the operation of a recreational boating facility; knowledge of marina rules and regulations regarding health and safety including environmental safety procedures; ability to work effectively with the public, City and other officials; ability to write reports and maintain records; ability to operate a small power boat, and tow other vessels up to 40ft in length.

The multiple-choice exam will be administered either on a computer or in a paper format. The type of format will depend on the size of the qualified applicant pool. Qualified candidates will be notified of the type of exam format in their exam appointment notification.

This is a standardized multiple-choice examination. In accordance with Civil Service Rule 111.11.4, inspection privileges do not apply to the questions and answers in this examination.

Date(s) of Examinations: Those applicants meeting the Minimum Qualifications will be notified of the exact date, time and place to report to the examinations.

Note: A passing score must be achieved in order to be placed on the Eligible List.

The hiring department may administer additional position specific procedures to make final hiring decision.

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.

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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.

Conclusion

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 the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of 12 months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

Upon approval of the Human Resources Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification. To find other Departments which use this classification, please see
http://www.sfdhr.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentID=21246.  Search that document by title or job code to see which departments use the classification.

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

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

http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#applicantswithdisabilities

Veterans Preference:

Information regarding veterans' preference for can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#veteranspreference

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://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process
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:
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. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at
www.jobaps.com/sf.

 The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why th e cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date. 

Exam Type:  Entrance

Issued:  May 11, 2018
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 082778

PRT/LA 415 274-0441 

Benefits

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.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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